The KFEC Money Academy is the asynchronous, online financial education platform that the Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission (KFEC) offers free to high schools across the state to help meet the new financial literacy graduation requirement.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has created the Elementary School Career Resources webpage to assist schools in implementation of the Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Career Studies and Financial Literacy.
The Jump$tart Coalition, which promotes financial literacy for young people, is sponsoring a contest for students in grades 5 through 12. Participants are asked to make a video on the importance of saving money. The maker of the winning video will get $50.
Kentucky teachers looking for ways to help students with financial literacy, especially during virtual learning, have access to a new list of links for that purpose.
Field trips to learn about money. Traveling exhibits about history. Classroom activities on economics and financial literacy. These are just a few of the free resources – aligned with educational standards – that the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland offers to educators, libraries, community organizations and museums.
Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year and every three years thereafter, KDE will identify a school for ATSI if the school has been identified for TSI and has at least one subgroup that performs in the lowest 5% of all schools.
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the draft Kentucky Academic Standards for Career Studies (K-12) and Financial Literacy (9-12).
A retired family and consumer sciences teacher from Bell County was honored by the Association for Career and Technical Education with a community service award.
A group of education and business and industry representatives has determined the three categories under which Kentucky’s career studies standards will be revised.
The Kentucky Department of Education is developing standards to be used in a new graduation requirement for financial literacy.