Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Education Group Says New Teachers Need More Supports http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-education-group-says-new-teachers-need-more-supports <p>The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence has presented its recommendations to lawmakers on how to improve teacher quality in Kentucky.</p><p>Prichard is an education think-tank that worked for over a year on the recommendations, which include finding ways to recruit new teachers to replace aging Baby Boomers and supporting equitable disbursement of new teachers among poor and better performing schools.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:53:55 +0000 Devin Katayama 7961 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Education Group Says New Teachers Need More Supports Parent Leadership Classes Begin For 37 In JCPS http://wfpl.org/post/parent-leadership-classes-begin-37-jcps <p>The Governor’s Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership will begin training in Louisville this week, giving&nbsp;parents with children in struggling&nbsp; schools a chance to change the way they participate in their education.</p><p>The institute was started by Kentucky’s Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence 16 years ago, says&nbsp;Carol Edelen, Prichard's community supports coordinator.</p><p>Since then, funding has dried up and fewer&nbsp; training opportunities &nbsp;have been offered, b<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ut the institute is needed, she says.</span></p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 6666 at http://wfpl.org Parent Leadership Classes Begin For 37 In JCPS