Aug 24 2020Understanding homework can be hard enough. After participating in the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership, however, energized parents in Paducah are pursuing a bigger plan for bolstering school success — expanding opportunities for adults to explore family dynamics, discuss child development, grasp education issues and more.
Aug 20 2020According to data from an analysis by Common Sense Media and the Boston Consulting Group, 36% of Kentucky students – roughly 240,000 – lack adequate internet. Approximately 10% of teachers also lack proper broadband access in their homes. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated this digital divide issue, as more Kentuckians are now working remotely and taking online classes. From our youngest learners to our college students, access to the internet is now an imperative.
Education Continuation Task Force Updates
National Association for Family School and Community Engagement
Back-to-School Anxiety in Kids: What to Watch Out For This Year
Prepping for a Very Different School Year
Parent Leadership Development (CIPL)
CIPL Parent Leadership Basecamp now accepting registrations. Spots are limited-get registered today!
CIPL Applications now being accepted for…
August 12, 2020
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For More Information Contact:
Jessica Fletcher, Senior Director, Communications & External Affairs
Emanuelle Sippy, Student Director, Prichard Committee Student Voice Team
Kentucky middle and high school students experienced significant behavioral and emotional changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the interruption in a traditional learning environment, according to The Prichard Committee Student Voice…
Watch Now: Back to School Webinar – OELA’s latest webinar Back to School: Aligning Structural and Instructional Practices to Promote English Learner (EL) Success During the 2020–21 School Year.
Students of Color Aren’t Broken; Systems, Practices & Policies Are
10 Questions for Equity Advocates to Ask About Distance Learning
Tips to help kids…
Aug 10 2020We urge our schools, districts, and communities to put all creative energy into re-imagining how we deliver on the promise and constitutional obligation of public education in these extraordinary times. This may include enhanced digital learning delivery and community learning pods to provide in-person supports in much smaller, safely distanced settings.
Aug 10 2020On Wednesday, Aug. 12, the Prichard Committee Student Voice Team will release a summary report and host a public press conference at 3 p.m. EST about their findings from their statewide Coping with COVID Student Survey.
Aug 06 2020In May, the final learning triumphs of a topsy-turvy school year occurred at converted breakfast tables, in living rooms, or bedroom corners across the state. The spring of 2020 showed how a hurried push to provide remote learning and continued connection provided students and teachers ways to connect, network and move learning forward.
Aug 06 2020
Innovations in Education: Family Child Care Homes can help KY’s child care ecosystem recover from pandemic lossesThis week on Innovations in Education, Prichard Committee President & CEO Brigitte Blom Ramsey spoke to leaders in Kentucky’s early childhood education space about the positive impact that additional licensed family child care homes could have on Kentucky’s very fragile child care ecosystem.
Aug 05 2020What a life changing time these past three months have been! And I’m not just talking about the pandemic! I am now the proud parent of a beautiful baby girl—and now I have to return to work. I thought I had child care figured out, but the center just closed the infant room because a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Now what am I supposed to do? I’ve called other child care centers in the area, but no one has an opening for an infant!