The Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) voted unanimously Oct. 3 to approve a proposal that will change minimum high school graduation requirements for students who will graduate in the Classes of 2023 and 2024.
Check out this video of a Kentucky Board of Education meeting to hear more about the reasoning behind the proposal straight from Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis.
The regulation containing these requirements will now go through the regulatory process. Public comment will be accepted Nov. 1-30, with a public hearing set for 10 a.m. Nov. 29 in the State Board Room at the Kentucky Board of Education, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort. All public comment will be considered and presented to the KBE for consideration of changes during its December meeting.
The Kentucky Department of Education will accept public comments on the regulation through Nov. 30. Written comments on the proposed amendment to 704 KAR 3:305 may be sent to Deanna Durrett, General Counsel, Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Boulevard, 5th Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.