The Kentucky Historical Society has announced the schedule for its teachers’ workshops for the 2019-2020 school year.
The National Archives Foundation is holding a youth art competition in conjunction with its newest exhibit and national initiative, “Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote,” which celebrates the centennial of women’s suffrage.
The U.S. Department of Education has assembled a number of resources for teachers to plan activities related to Constitution Day, Sept. 17.
The Bill of Rights Institute, a nonprofit educational organization, offers a number of resources for teachers and students on the U.S. Constitution in advance of Constitution Day, Sept. 17. Kentucky schools are required by federal law to provide programs related to Constitution Day.
The Kentucky Department of Education is offering a guidance document to districts that are including instruction about the Holocaust and other cases of genocide in middle school and high school curricula.
Liberty Lives Forever, a nonpolitical, nonpartisan organization dedicated to educating Americans about the contents of the U.S. Constitution, offers ideas, materials and suggestions for teaching about the Constitution.
The course standards documents for required social studies courses have been revised to include the newly adopted standards and are available on the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Course Standards webpage.
After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in January 2018, revised standards for social studies became law on July 5.
Registration is open for the Kentucky Historical Society’s (KHS) 2019 Kentucky History Education Conference and related events for K-12 educators July 17-19 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.
The Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee approved new social studies standards during its May 14 meeting at the Capitol Annex in Frankfort and will tentatively go into law July 5.