Interview SummaryA. D. Albright, former University of Kentucky provost and executive director for the Kentucky Council on Higher Public Education, discusses educational reform in Kentucky. He talks about the role of the University of Kentucky College of Education in enacting educational change in Kentucky, as they perform educational research. Albright discusses the multidisciplinary approach the college must take toward education, as well as the college's reputation across the university. He talks about Corn's Ruling of 1988, which stated that state taxes must be raised in order to increase funding to Kentucky's public school system. He discusses the need for educational reform leaders in Kentucky, as well as the focus there should be on practical education, as opposed to abstract concepts in education.
Interview KeywordEducating teachers Education colleges Institutional changes--Kentucky Albright, A.D.--Interviews Public schools--Kentucky Multidisciplinary research Education research Regional universities--Kentucky Political education--Kentucky Educator training Appalachian studies Education--Appalachian Region Corn's Ruling Corns, Ray Education--Court rulings--Kentucky Universal education Kentucky educators Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Leaders in education
Interview LC SubjectAlbright, A. D. (Arnold De Wald) Albright, A. D. (Arnold De Wald)--Interviews Kentucky. Education Reform Act (1990) University of Kentucky University of Kentucky--History Universities and colleges Education--Study and teaching University of Kentucky University of Kentucky. College of Education Educational change--Kentucky Public schools Education policy Policy development and analysis Education, Higher--Kentucky--Lexington Universities and colleges. Education--Finance--Kentucky Educational law and legislation--Kentucky Taxation Education--Political aspects Leaders Education--Kentucky Students
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Albright, A. D. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 13 Jun. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Albright, A.D. (1989, June 13). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. A.D. Albright Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Albright, A. D., interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. June 13, 1989, A.D. Albright Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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