Suicide Prevention Should Not Be Optional

“Why should I have to watch the video when I know I don’t want to kill myself?” It is the beginning of the school year, which means the annual suicide prevention video. This is the one time a year where mental health is addressed to the whole school—the whole school...

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PERSPECTIVES | New Community Profiles: Spark a Local Dialogue

FEBRUARY 2019The Prichard Committee is publishing new Community Profiles to put local data on educational progress in the hands of Kentucky citizens. Profiles are tailored by school district and available upon request from the Prichard Committee to help parents,...

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Will Scholarship Tax Credits Re-emerge in the 2019 Session?

At a rally in Frankfort last week for what was termed “National School Choice Week,” school choice advocates and policymakers called – once again - for Kentucky to adopt scholarship tax credits Past legislative sessions have seen proposals that would establish tax...

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Homeless in High School

“One of my first memories of my mother was her snorting pills off of a coffee table when I was just about coffee table high.” When Lindsey was five, her mother, who had a stable job at the time, spiraled into drug addiction. That was after she lost her husband, her...

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