(AP) - Education advocates will meet Thursday to discuss funding for Kentucky
schools at a summit sponsored by the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence
and the Kentucky Education Action Team.
The meeting, set for 10 a.m. EST
Thursday at Embassy Suites in Lexington,
will include presentations from numerous education experts.
Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is slated to discuss school
funding issues. And Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson will talk about tax reform efforts.
Some of the state's top education advocacy groups will be involved,
including the Kentucky Association of School Administrators, the Kentucky
School Boards Association, the Kentucky PTA and the Kentucky Education
The meeting comes less than two months ahead of the next legislative
session, slated to begin on Jan. 7.
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