Governor and General Assembly Maintain and Strengthen Key Investments in P12 Education

April 27, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org Perry Papka, Senior Policy Director 859-233-9849 perry.papka@prichardcommittee.org Governor and General Assembly Maintain and Strengthen Key Investments in P12 Education Postsecondary Requires Focus in Future Session We thank members of the General Assembly and Governor Bevin for crafting a […]

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New Research Shows Immense Economic Gains for Kentucky tied to Increases in Student Achievement

April 20, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 859-322-8999 (cell) brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org Perry Papka, Senior Policy Director 859-233-9849 859-421-2395 perry.papka@prichardcommittee.org New Research Shows Immense Economic Gains for Kentucky tied to Increases in Student Achievement LEXINGTON, KY ─ In new research to be published in the journal Education Next, […]

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Statement on State Budget

April 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 Perry Papka, Senior Policy Director 859-233-9849 859-421-2395 perry.papka@prichardcommittee.org Prichard Committee Statement on State Budget We were encouraged to learn of the agreement lawmakers have reached on a budget for the upcoming biennium. Maintaining investments in early […]

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Statement on Postsecondary Funding

April 8, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 859-322-8999 (cell) brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org Perry Papka, Senior Policy Director 859-233-9849 859-421-2395 perry.papka@prichardcommittee.org PRICHARD COMMITTEE STATEMENT ON POSTSECONDARY FUNDING Postsecondary Access, Affordability and Quality Critical for Commonwealth’s Success State Funding Should Remain Stable Now and Performance Measures in Place for Future […]

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Northern Kentucky Education Leader hired as Parent Leadership Consultant

March 11, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information Contact: Cindy Baumert, Director Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership cbaumert@prichardcommittee.org 859-233-9849 Helen Carroll Carroll Project Planning Carroll.proplan@outlook.com 859-982-4943 Northern Kentucky Education Leader hired as Parent Leadership Consultant LEXINGTON, KY ─ Leading education advocate Helen Carroll has joined the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (GCIPL) […]

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KY Schools are Making Connections to Enhance Language Arts Skills

December 11, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org Kentucky Schools are Making Connections to Enhance Language Arts Skills: Focus of Prichard Special Report LEXINGTON, KY–Kentucky’s academic standards for English Language Arts set an expectation for reading, writing, listening and speaking across different disciplines.  Under the new standards, […]

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Press Release: Prichard meeting focuses on increasing student achievement, closing gaps

November 16, 2015 Prichard meeting focuses on increasing student achievement, closing gaps LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Increasing the academic achievement of all students and closing the performance gaps that persist between student groups was the focus of the recent fall meeting of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. The two-day meeting in Louisville included presentations by […]

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Statement on Latest National Assessment for Education Progress Scores

October 28, 2015 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 Latest National Assessment for Education Progress Scores LEXINGTON, Ky. – The latest results from the National Assessment for Educational Progress, released today, show Kentucky’s students performing above national averages in fourth and […]

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Seminar focuses on business support for early childhood investments to build stronger future for state

October 20, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 859-322-8999 (cell) brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org Seminar focuses on business support for early childhood investments to build stronger future for state FRANKFORT, Ky. – Building a stronger Kentucky by investing in quality early childhood programs was the focus of a seminar Tuesday […]

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K-PREP Results Show Strong Growth; Urgent Actions Needed to Close Achievement Gaps

October 1, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Brigitte Blom Ramsey, Executive Director 859-233-9849 859-322-8999 (cell) brigitte.blomramsey@prichardcommittee.org Results Show Strong Growth in College and Career Readiness; Urgent Call to Action to Close Achievement Gaps LEXINGTON, KY-The accountability results released this morning show strong growth in the college and career readiness of Kentucky’s high […]

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