Welcome to Ed.

For thirty-five years, the Prichard Committee has been talking about education. From books to reports, town halls and study groups, we’ve used many forums for these important discussions. Today, we launch a new one. Welcome to Ed. - a blog about excellence with equity...

The Teaching Difference

We count on teachers – classroom teachers as well as counselors, librarians, coaches, and so many others in our schools – to contribute to the academic and personal growth of children in our lives and in our communities. Many of us can track our own life trajectories...

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New Thoughts on “The Reading Mind”

Literacy is an astonishing accomplishment of human societies. In each generation, that capacity must be rebuilt in each wonderfully distinctive young human’s mind. I’ve just finished Daniel Willingham’s short, potent 2017 research synthesis, The Reading Mind, and I’m...

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Reading Priority Gets Results in Perryville

MARCH 2019  \\\\\  PERRYVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in BOYLE COUNTY READING PRIORITY GETS RESULTS For groups of fifth graders arriving for a reading lesson with teacher Nikki Adams, the morning’s challenge is spotting examples of how an author shows cause and effect or...

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Learning about College Access in Rural America

Last spring, Partners for Education at Berea College brought 287 people from 25 states and the District of Columbia together for two days of work, learning and inspiration at the first Rural College Access and Success Summit. We heard from teachers, high school...

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Teachers Matter: Recruit. Retain. Repeat.

The school days seem long this time of year for a teacher. Especially, as the days stay cold and the stresses of testing begin peeking around the corner. For Kentucky teachers, this time of year has coincided with rhetoric and action from the state Capitol that leaves...

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