prichard committee

12:43 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Education Groups Convene Thursday To Rally Around Single Message: Fund Public Education

A group of education organizations will meet in Lexington Thursday to prepare for their campaign to better fund public education in Kentucky. 

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4:03 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Prichard Committee Director Answers Questions About Common Core Standards

Stu Silberman

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. 

8:38 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Prichard Committee Meets in Frankfort For Reform Session

The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence continues its series of meetings aimed at improving the quality of Kentucky’s teachers.

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3:36 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Two Paducah Women Join Prichard Committee For Academic Excellence

Two Paducah women are among the newest members of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence.  The non-profit advocacy group for improved Kentucky Education appointed 18 new members this week.

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3:54 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Prichard Committee Report Shows Strong Gains in Kentucky Student Achievement


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.

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4:05 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Gov. Beshear Supports Prichard Committee's Parent Institutes

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.

Prichard has hosted the program for several years, educating and mentoring hundreds of parents to become involved in their child’s education.

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Morning Cram
7:23 am
Tue September 11, 2012

the morning cram [We Remember edition]

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Today on NPR:

  • One NPR editor learns lessons about 9/11 from her father's West Point Class of '65, the class that would suffer the academy's greatest number of casualties in Viet Nam.
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6:24 am
Tue September 11, 2012

KY Panel looks at teacher recruitment, preparation

A team of experts examining ways to improve teacher quality in Kentucky is using its second meeting to discuss recruitment and preparation.  The Prichard Committee Team on Teacher Effectiveness meets today in Frankfort.  Team members will hear from experts and discuss the state's existing programs for teacher recruitment and alternative certification.   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.

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10:41 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Teacher effectiveness focus of new KY panel


The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence’s Team on Teacher Effectiveness will meet for the first time today in Frankfort.  

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