Interview with Susan Weston, October 24, 2014

Project: Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Susan Perkins Weston discusses her work on school reform in Kentucky and her long association with the Prichard Committee. She was the first executive director of the Kentucky Association for School Councils (KASC); she discusses the potential and shortcomings of school-based councils in Kentucky. She also discusses her work as an education "data sleuth" and her approach to data analysis. She talks about contemporary issues in education, such as charter schools and the common core state standards. She talks about the acclaimed education blog she writes for the Prichard Committee. She talks about the role of the League of Women Voters in the Prichard Committee's success.

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2015oh193_pcae030

Interviewee Name

Susan Weston

Interviewer Name

Arwen Donahue

Interview Date

2014-10-24

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Weston, Susan Interview by Arwen Donahue. 24 Oct. 2014. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Weston, S. (2014, October 24). Interview by A. Donahue. Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Weston, Susan, interview by Arwen Donahue. October 24, 2014, Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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