prichard committee http://wkms.org en Education Groups Convene Thursday To Rally Around Single Message: Fund Public Education http://wkms.org/post/education-groups-convene-thursday-rally-around-single-message-fund-public-education <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">A group of education organizations will meet in Lexington Thursday to prepare for their campaign to better fund public education in Kentucky.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 18:43:50 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 36730 at http://wkms.org Education Groups Convene Thursday To Rally Around Single Message: Fund Public Education Prichard Committee Director Answers Questions About Common Core Standards http://wkms.org/post/prichard-committee-director-answers-questions-about-common-core-standards <p>The May first edition of the Wall Street Journal included an article by Stephanie Banchero entitled "Learning Goals Spur Backlash." To find out about if there's been any backlash from adopting the Common Core standards in Kentucky schools, we sought an overview from The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, the state's private, non-profit advocacy group for all levels of public education. Kate Lochte speaks with its Executive Director Dr. Stu Silberman.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 21:03:08 +0000 Kate Lochte 31627 at http://wkms.org Prichard Committee Director Answers Questions About Common Core Standards Prichard Committee Meets in Frankfort For Reform Session http://wkms.org/post/prichard-committee-meets-frankfort-reform-session <p></p><p>The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence continues its series of meetings aimed at improving the quality of Kentucky’s teachers. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:38:48 +0000 John Walker & The Associated Press 26836 at http://wkms.org Prichard Committee Meets in Frankfort For Reform Session Two Paducah Women Join Prichard Committee For Academic Excellence http://wkms.org/post/two-paducah-women-join-prichard-committee-academic-excellence <p> Two Paducah women are among the newest members of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence.&nbsp; The non-profit advocacy group for improved Kentucky Education appointed 18 new members this week. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 21:36:58 +0000 John Walker 25667 at http://wkms.org Two Paducah Women Join Prichard Committee For Academic Excellence Prichard Committee Report Shows Strong Gains in Kentucky Student Achievement http://wkms.org/post/prichard-committee-report-shows-strong-gains-kentucky-student-achievement <p></p><p>Kentucky is moving steadily toward the top-tier of states in key education measures according to the “Top 20 by 2020” report from the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 21:54:25 +0000 Shelly Baskin 25446 at http://wkms.org Prichard Committee Report Shows Strong Gains in Kentucky Student Achievement Gov. Beshear Supports Prichard Committee's Parent Institutes http://wkms.org/post/gov-beshear-supports-prichard-committees-parent-institutes <p></p><p>Gov. Steve Beshear announced Monday he’ll make a concerted effort to support the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership offered by the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence.</p><p>Prichard has hosted the program for several years, educating and mentoring hundreds of parents to become involved in their child’s education. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 22:05:53 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 24696 at http://wkms.org Gov. Beshear Supports Prichard Committee's Parent Institutes the morning cram [We Remember edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-we-remember-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong></p><ul><li>One NPR editor <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/09/10/160874064/vietnam-to-sept-11-a-daughter-s-lessons">learns lessons about 9/11</a> from her father's West Point Class of '65, the class that would suffer the academy's greatest number of casualties in Viet Nam. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 12:23:31 +0000 Todd Hatton 21946 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [We Remember edition] KY Panel looks at teacher recruitment, preparation http://wkms.org/post/ky-panel-looks-teacher-recruitment-preparation <p>A team of experts examining ways to improve teacher quality in Kentucky is using its second meeting to discuss recruitment and preparation.&nbsp; The Prichard Committee Team on Teacher Effectiveness meets today in Frankfort.&nbsp; Team members will hear from experts and discuss the state's existing programs for teacher recruitment and alternative certification. &nbsp;&nbsp;The panel was formed by the nonprofit Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, an education advocacy group based in Lexington. Its goal is to make recommendations for the 2014 legislative session. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 11:24:35 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 21943 at http://wkms.org KY Panel looks at teacher recruitment, preparation Teacher effectiveness focus of new KY panel http://wkms.org/post/teacher-effectiveness-focus-new-ky-panel <p>The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence&rsquo;s Team on Teacher Effectiveness will meet for the first time today in Frankfort.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 15:41:06 +0000 Todd Hatton & AP 19829 at http://wkms.org Teacher effectiveness focus of new KY panel