STATE OF K-12 PUBLIC EDUCATION IN KENTUCKY
NEWS CONFERENCE FEB. 22
Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt will present a report on the State of K-12 Public Education in Kentucky during a news conference on Wednesday, February 22 at 10:30 a.m. ET in the State Board Room (5th floor, Room #514) at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., in Frankfort.During the news conference, the commissioner will discuss KDE’s priorities in the coming year and discuss what he sees as next steps to improving public education and ensuring all Kentucky public school students receive educational opportunities they will need to succeed in life.Pruitt also will use the address to highlight Kentucky’s educational gains, and identify challenges that still lie ahead, including discussing a KDE analysis that examined opportunity and achievement gaps between different groups of students. The information is meant to be a catalyst for change and ensure equity in educational opportunities for all students.The address will be recorded, and made available online by Thursday, Feb. 23.