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.
The Kentucky Academic Standards for the Historical and Cultural Influences of the Bible Elective Social Studies Course were adopted at the August 2018 Kentucky Board of Education meeting and now are available for download and use.
We have had a lot of tragedy and loss among our youth in Kentucky this year. We have to continue to help our kids feel loved and valued. Let’s be leaders in this work.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s Engage for Change work group is committed to partnering with school districts, higher education, state agencies and businesses to make positive changes in the transition experience and success of d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals.
Please be advised that a new SACS policy that was to go into effect starting in the 2019-2020 school year preventing dual credit and non-dual credit students from being in the same course has been reversed.
The Kentucky Department of Education is offering lessons on bullying prevention and resilience to elementary school educators throughout the Commonwealth.
Odyssey of the Mind provides an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge in meaningful and creative ways.
The Course Codes Changes for 2019-2020 are now available on the Kentucky Uniform Academic Course Codes webpage.
The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education has experts in the Commonwealth and beyond who are volunteering their services to provide professional learning experiences in a variety of topics, tailoring the material to the audience and purpose.
All schools are invited to join a statewide celebration of change-makers and to witness the culmination of the WE Schools program this year.