Louisville education advocate named to Prichard Committee LEXINGTON, KY. – A Louisville education advocate has been named to the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, a statewide citizens’ group working to improve Kentucky’s schools. Veeko Lucas is a senior manager for The New Teacher Project, a national nonprofit focused on improving the quality of public education […]

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Press Release | Northern Kentucky education leaders named to Prichard Committee

Northern Kentucky education leaders named to Prichard Committee LEXINGTON, KY. – Two education leaders from Northern Kentucky have been named to the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, a statewide citizens’ group working to improve Kentucky’s schools. Leo Calderón is director for Latino Programs and Services at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights. His almost 31 years […]

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Press Release | Lexington civic, faith leaders named to Prichard Committee

Lexington civic, faith leaders named to Prichard Committee LEXINGTON, KY. – Three civic and faith leaders from Lexington have been named to the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, a statewide citizens’ group that advocates for improved Kentucky schools. Joining the organization at its recent annual meeting were: C.B. Akins Sr., pastor of First Baptist Bracktown […]

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Press Release | Elizabethtown physician named to Prichard Committee

Elizabethtown physician named to Prichard Committee   LEXINGTON, KY. – Elizabethtown physician Daksha Mehta has been named to the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, a statewide citizens’ group working to improve Kentucky’s schools. Mehta, board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology, works at the Center for Arthritis and Osteoporosis where she is involved with the […]

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PRESS RELEASE | Prichard Committee report shows KY schools moving closer to nation’s top 20, but still losing ground in some areas

December 8, 2016 Prichard Committee report shows KY schools moving closer to nation’s top 20, but still losing ground in some areas LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky has made important progress toward reaching the nation’s top tier of states on several indicators of education performance, but is flat or losing ground on others. The result: clear evidence […]

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PRESS RELEASE | Leadership, accountability key to closing achievement gaps

December 6, 2016 Leadership, accountability key to closing achievement gaps LEXINGTON, Ky. – Strong school leadership and effective accountability systems are key to closing achievement gaps and ensuring a high-quality education for every Kentucky child. That central theme framed a day-long conversation at the recent annual meeting of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Those […]

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Press Release | 2016 Statewide Results: An Excellence with Equity Report

November 17, 2016 Latest state test scores show modest progress for some groups in narrowing achievement gaps, but far more challenges remain LEXINGTON, Ky. – The latest state test results reveal a mixture of good news and troubling challenges about Kentucky’s progress in narrowing achievement gaps among groups of students and delivering educational excellence with […]

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October 27, 2016   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director Cory Curl, Associate Executive Director Kentucky Still Above the National Average for NAEP Science However, Scores are Flat Compared to Last Assessment LEXINGTON, Ky. ─ The latest results from the National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP), released today, show […]

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Kentucky’s Student Test Scores for 2016 Promising

September 29, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org     Kentucky’s Student Test Scores for 2016 Promising Clear Increases in Mathematics Performance and College Preparedness Bright Spots LEXINGTON, Ky. –2016 statewide assessment and accountability results released this morning show some exciting progress for Kentucky’s students toward […]

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Prichard Student Voice Team receives support for college-ready work

September 15, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 Rachel Belin, Student Voice Team Director 859-233-9849 Prichard Student Voice Team receives support for college-ready work LEXINGTON, Ky. – A $40,000 grant from the State Farm Youth Advisory Board will support work by the Prichard Committee’s Student Voice Team to […]

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