PRICHARD COMMITTEE STATEMENT | KY Charter Legislation Awaits Governor’s Signature – It’s in Everyone’s Interest, Especially Our Students, to Get this Right

March 16, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Michael Andrews, Communications Director 859-233-9849 ext. 227 704-995-3662 (cell) michael.andrews@prichardcommittee.org Kentucky Charter Legislation Awaits Governor’s Signature It’s in Everyone’s Interest, Especially Our Students, to Get this Right Yesterday, the Kentucky General Assembly, led by its new Republican majority, voted to authorize public charter schools for […]

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PRICHARD COMMITTEE STATEMENT | SB153: A Positive Step for Postsecondary Investments, But State Must Provide More Guidance for Accountability

March 8, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Michael Andrews, Communications Director 859-233-9849 ext 227 704-995-3662 (cell) michael.andrews@prichardcommittee.org   Performance Funding Bill Clears House A&R Committee Headed for Full House Approval A Positive Step for Postsecondary Investments, But State Must Provide More Guidance for Accountability LEXINGTON, KY — The Kentucky House Appropriations & […]

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PRICHARD COMMITTEE STATEMENT | Senate Bill 1 Update

March 7, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Michael Andrews, Communications Director 859-233-9849 xt 227 704-995-3662 (cell) michael.andrews@prichardcommittee.org   Updated Statement on SB1 – An Act Related to Education   Omnibus Education Bill Clears House Education Committee, Headed for Full House Approval  Good for Standards, Careers and Closing Achievement Gaps State Still Needs […]

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Prichard Committee Statement on HB520

March 3, 2017 PRICHARD COMMITTEE STATEMENT ON HB520 Charter School Bill Passed by Kentucky House Raises new Questions Following Committee Amendments We are grateful to House Education Chair, John “Bam” Carney, for working with groups on all sides of the issue to arrive at a piece of legislation that benefits from charter successes and challenges […]

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February 28, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director Cory Curl, Associate Executive Director    Statement From The Prichard Committee For Academic Excellence House Bill 151 – An Act Relating to School Attendance “Neighborhood Schools” Bill Raises Significant Concern Questions Regarding Statewide Implications for Districts and Impact on Student […]

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Press Release | Prichard Committee Reacts to SB1

February 17, 2017 UPDATE For More Information Contact: Michael Andrews, Communications Director 859-233-9849 xt 227 704-995-3662 (cell) michael.andrews@prichardcommittee.org    Senate Passes Omnibus Education Bill, Good for Standards, Careers and Closing Achievement Gaps State Still Needs an Ambitious Goal to Encourage Achievement LEXINGTON, KY – The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence has reviewed SB1, omnibus education […]

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Louisville parents complete leadership training program

February 9, 2017 Louisville parents complete leadership training program  Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership is a national model for advocating excellence in education LOUISVILLE, KY – A group of Louisville parents recently completed the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (GCIPL), a nationally recognized program to help them become more effective education advocates. The institute […]

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Prichard Committee Statement on Charter Schools

January 14, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 859-322-8999 (cell) brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org Prichard Committee Statement on Charter Schools The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence conducted extensive research on issues related to the creation of charter schools, producing a report in 2014 – Charter Schools: An Informational Guide. The […]

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Press Release | Northern Kentucky parents complete leadership training program

January 31, 2017 Northern Kentucky parents complete leadership training program  Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership is a national model for advocating excellence in education LEXINGTON, KY – A group of Northern Kentucky parents recently completed the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (GCIPL), a nationally recognized program to help them become more effective education […]

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PRESS RELEASE | Prichard Committee calls for ambitious goals, better tests as part of state accountability system

December 29, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org   Prichard Committee calls for ambitious goals, better tests as part of state accountability system Ambitious goals, greater transparency and better tests are among the recommendations of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence for the state’s new accountability system. […]

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