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The new Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies look very different from the old ones. Perhaps the most notable change is the new emphasis on Kentucky studies, a subject once relegated to 4th grade but now addressed in every K-12 classroom.
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on draft assessment blueprints for reading and writing, mathematics and social studies. This is the second opportunity for public review and comment on the assessment blueprints.
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.
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.
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.
The Kentucky Board of Education voted Feb. 6 to pass a resolution requesting the Kentucky General Assembly to form a task force in 2019 focused on making structural and funding reforms in career and technical education in Kentucky ahead of the 2020 biennial budget session.
KDE’s Social Studies Advisory Panel met this week to consider a charge from the Kentucky Board of Education to address concerns about specificity that emerged from feedback on the standards.
Social studies teachers from across the Commonwealth met Oct. 15-16 at the Kentucky Department of Education’s offices to thoughtfully consider and respond to the 1,227 respondents who provided 5,306 public comments on the survey of the draft Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies.
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