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Seven civic, education leaders named to Prichard Committee

Leaders in education, business and civic causes were among the seven new members named recently to the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Joining the statewide...

Education advocate named head of GCIPL

Cindy Baumert has been named director of the Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership (GCIPL), a program of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Baumert...

Sexton receives Robinson Award

At its meeting in Frankfort Wednesday, the Kentucky Board of Education presented the annual Dr. Samuel Robinson Award to the late Robert Sexton, executive director...

Raimondo honored for 20 years

The Prichard Committee recognized the head of its parent leadership efforts, Bev Raimondo, for 20 years of work for the organization. She was recognized...

Leaders try out new mathematics, literacy approaches

From the Prichard Committee Teachers from school districts across Kentucky shared what they see as revolutionary new teaching strategies and lessons that will strengthen what...

Prather becomes Prichard Committee chair

Veteran educator and community leader Hilma Prather of Somerset recently became the new chair of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Prather, a retired principal...

Prichard Committee names Silberman new executive director

Former Fayette County and Daviess County school superintendent Stu Silberman recently was named as executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Silberman, who...

Pre-K expansion winning support from state leaders, businesses

Improving early childhood programs is a vital strategy for increasing the numbers of students who finish high school prepared to enter college, the military and the workforce, said Rob Dugger, a Virginia investment executive who chairs the Partnership for America’s Economic Success, a coalition of economists, policy experts and advocates focused on programs for young children.

Education advocate, innovator passes away

Robert F. Sexton, the longtime executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence and a long-respected education advocate, died Aug. 26 following a...

Pew Center backs Kentucky preschool expansion

The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence has earned the support of the Pew Center on the States for a fourth year in its work...