Saturday, January 29, 2022
Announcements

Reminder: Civics test required for graduation

Passed by the Kentucky General Assembly in 2017, Senate Bill 159 requires students to pass a 100-question civics test in order to graduate from a public high school with a regular diploma.
Announcements

Early graduation students must meet end-of-course benchmarks

Students must declare for early graduation by Oct. 1. While end-of-course exams have been phased out of Kentucky’s accountability model, they are still applicable and available for students planning on graduating early.
News

Work to create standards for school counselors continues

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.
Karen McCuiston

Kentucky Safe Schools Week slated for Oct. 21-27

This year, the Kentucky Center for School Safety has announced that Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for Oct. 21–27. This year's theme is “BE INCREDIBLE, Reveal Your Superhero!” 
Statement from Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass

A statement from Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason E. Glass

"Schools across Kentucky have been doing a tremendous job keeping the learning going for our students and we have not seen (so far) COVID-19...
Announcements

Course codes changes for 2019-2020 now available

The Course Codes Changes for 2019-2020 are now available on the Kentucky Uniform Academic Course Codes webpage.
Resources

Find resources for bicycle and pedestrian safety education

With another exciting school year upon us, now is a good time to think about the safety of students as they travel to and from school.
Resources

New bullying prevention lessons available

The Kentucky Department of Education is offering lessons on bullying prevention and resilience to elementary school educators throughout the Commonwealth.
Learning

Social and emotional learning gaining traction in Kentucky

Social and emotional learning is something that people in schools and community-based organizations are talking about.
Resources

Resources highlight the impact of trauma on learning

The Kentucky Department of Education has formed a Trauma Champions Team, which has participated in the Trauma Informed Care for Educators and School Personnel Learning Collaboration.