Fall 2014 Perspectives

Included in this issue of Perspectives, (.pdf, 4MB): Students’ Input Elevating Policy Issues; N.Ky Advocate Joins Prichard Staff; Staying in Touch Across a Diverse State; Jobs Report Shows Limits Facing Non-College-Bound; Prichard Member Hinkle Appointed to State Board; Change is Difficult: It is Much Easier to Maintain the Status Quo (EXTENDED VERSION Q&A with Cindy […]

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2013 Fall Perspectives

Included in this issue of Perspectives, (.pdf, 4MB): Teacher Evaluation Gets a Major Makeover Governor Encourages Parent Leaders HANDS Visits Reaching Needy Parents, Newborns VIEWPOINT: Enough: Eroding Finances Threaten Students Marcum Tapped to Lead State Board of Education ReadyKentucky Leader Urges Support for Standards 87 Fellows Graduate First Institute Linked to Governor’s Office Institute’s New […]

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2013 Summer Perspectives

Raimondo reflects on 22 years of parent leadership; Tenure Debate examines routes to effectiveness; Teacher Leadership a growing force; Duncan promotes early childhood plan; Students say youth voice could improve education; Raising dropout age “right thing for kids”; Teacher performance pay proving a tricky balance; Trio of Parent Institutes set across KY for 2013; Getting […]

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2013 Spring Perspectives

Featured in this 2013 Spring Perspectives Newsletter are several beneficial articles from the Prichard Committee: Law Assures Strong Approach to Serving Infants; MI, GA, FL Leaders Talk Teacher Training; Prichard Seeks Advice from Students; Henderson STEM Institute Shows Momentum; bornlearning Academies Reinforce Pre-k skills; KY Moves into ‘Quality Counts’ Top 10; TELL KY Survey Collects […]

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2012 Winter Perspectives

Featured in this 2012 Winter Perspectives Newsletter are several beneficial articles from the Prichard Committee: Top 20 by 2020: KY Still Gaining Ground; Nobel Economist Hails Pre-K Benefits; Beshear Backs Expanded Parent Leadership Focus; Viewpoint: Time to Get on Board with the Common Core; Prichard Stakes Ground in New Media Frontiers; Prichard Adds New Members; Approves […]

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2012 Summer Perspectives

Featured in this 2012 Summer Perspectives Newsletter are several beneficial articles from the Prichard Committee: Prichard Team Tackles Effectiveness Issues; NC District Shares Effectiveness Lessons; MD Leader: Improvement Needs Structure; Businesses Support School Improvements; Math, Literacy Pilots Deliver on New Goals; New Screen to Measure Kindergarten Skills; King: Colleges See Role in Boosting K-12  

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Spring 2012 Perspectives

Featured in this 2012 Spring Perspectives Newsletter are several beneficial articles from the Prichard Committee: Legislature Declines to Boost Pre-k Funding; New Accountability System Awaits KY Schools; Viewpoint: After Years of Cuts, It’s Time for Action; ReadyKentucky Busy During State Testing Season; Louisville Rotary Honors Mountz; New Science Standards Up for Public Review Commonwealth Institute […]

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Winter 2011 Perspectives

Featured in this 2011 Winter Perspectives Newsletter are several beneficial articles from the Prichard Committee: State’s ‘HANDS’ Program Helping New Parents Succeed; Beshear Promotes Pre-k Focus for Second Term; Momentum Supporting Pre-k Continues to Grow; Education Groups Unite to Spotlight Funding Needs; Committee Surveys Emerging Education Issues; Parent Institute Celebrates 15th Anniversary; Prichard, Chamber, State […]

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Perspectives Special Report: Precision Pre-K, Newport Using Data to Improve Quality, Winter 2011

Covington, Ky- Teachers in the Newport school district are getting an unusually informative view of where their kindergarten students stand. For most students, teachers see data that not only shows how students performed on the ususal screening tests, but also how they fared in Head Start, the gains they made as three- and four-year-olds in […]

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Perspectives Newsletter Fall 2011

Featured in this Perspectives Newsletter are several beneficial articles from the Prichard Committee. Executive Director Stu Silberman answers questions about his new role in the organization and his personal goals for the Prichard Committee. A band of civic leaders in Trigg County mobilize around the topic of early reading, The Prichard Committee’s Commonwealth Institute for […]

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