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 Need to Achieve by Grade Three

THE IMPORTANCE OF 3RD GRADE PROFICIENCY FOR STUDENT SUCCESS Research demonstrates how foundational 3rd grade reading and math proficiency is to students’ future success, including completing high school on time.  Particularly with reading, after 3rd grade, students...

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Unity In Action

As we head into the long weekend commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I reflect on that iconic picture of Dr. King at the Lincoln Memorial looking out toward the Washington Monument, over masses of people gathered to hear his address.  From...

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Supports Boost Success in Murray

JANUARY 2019  \\\\\  MURRAY HIGH SCHOOL SUPPORTS BOOST SUCCESS  Keagin Brooks’ second math class of the day is turning around years of frustration about the subject — not quite understanding algebra basics and growing accustomed to test results that lag behind other...

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Meeting Kentucky Standards Will Take More Than Tests

Kentucky’s goals and standards call for students to become skilled in communication, teamwork, problem-solving, scientific investigation, artistic performance, and civic participation. Kentucky’s tests do not match those ambitions. I rise today to argue that new, local, citizen-supported systems can move us forward on our full standards and expectations.

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Expanding Relevant Challenges in Louisville

OCTOBER 2018  \\\\\  MOORE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL in LOUISVILLE EXPANDING RELEVANT CHALLENGES A school with 2,300 students might seem an unlikely place for individual voices to stand out. Still, 13-year-olds Abigail Pena Lopez and Jenny Tello Montejo feel encouraged as...

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BRIGITTE BLOM RAMSEY
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CORY CURL
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