After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in January 2021, the revised Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Science have been adopted into law.
Kentucky Local Superintendents Advisory Council approves changes to social studies standards, discusses funding in light of student illnesses
The Kentucky Local Superintendents Advisory Council approved changes to 704 KAR 8:060, the Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies, during its Nov. 22 meeting. The changes include incorporating a list of fundamental documents and speeches into the middle and high school standards, per the requirements of KRS 158.196.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC) discussed work-based learning as an option for showing students are postsecondary ready in Kentucky’s accountability system during its Nov. 15 regular meeting.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) School Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability Council (SCAAC) discussed the recent standard-setting process for Kentucky’s new accountability system during its Sept. 20 regular meeting.
Science Advisory Panel and Review Committee works to establish vision ahead of science standard revisions
Over the course of two virtual meetings, the Science Advisory Panel and Review Committee established a vision that will guide their work as they begin the revision process for the Kentucky Academic Standards for Science.
The Kentucky Department of Education, in collaboration with the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman's office, is excited to offer a summer enrichment program option to get students engaged and eager for in-person learning.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on the current Kentucky Academic Standards for Science.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is accepting applications for the Science Standards Review Committee (RC) and Advisory Panel (AP).
The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is offering several workshops this fall, including professional learning opportunities in which educators can become certified in Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD and other curricula.
Teachers from several western Kentucky school districts recently completed the first year of a partnership designed to develop a bank of high-quality, elementary/middle science formative assessments.