After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in 2017, revised standards for health education, physical education, reading and writing, and mathematics have been adopted into law.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council met March 20 to discuss student mental health and Kentucky’s need for high-quality teachers.
School counselors and postsecondary partners on two advisory councils are working to develop standards both for school counselors and for the preparation of prospective counselors, as well as a model that will illustrate what effective school counseling should look like.
Six students from the Kentucky School for the Deaf placed third in the 2019 Deaf Culinary Bowl in Las Vegas over the weekend.
Because of the importance of the ACT for students and the fact that many Kentucky students will take the exam only once, we are asking superintendents to decide now whether they will keep the district’s testing date as March 12 or utilize the remaining test date for 11th-graders of April 24.
Applications are being accepted for the Library Media Review and Development Committees and Advisory Panels.
The Kentucky Department of Education is collecting feedback from the public in order to continue to grow and improve the School Report Card in future years.
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which was passed by Congress in 2015 to replace the No Child Left Behind Act, state education agencies are required to submit a plan detailing the implementation of the law and how federal education dollars will be spent.
Kentucky recognized 191 teachers newly certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards at a ceremony Feb. 19 in Frankfort.
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking public comment on its request for a waiver (called a Tydings waiver) to use carryover federal funds rather than returning them to the federal government.