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It was a busy summer for social studies staff at the Kentucky Department of Education, with civics symposiums and planning for new classes, a new civics test and new standards.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s Coordinated School Health team had a very busy summer conducting four school-level wellness trainings and eight district wellness policy trainings across the state.
The Kentucky Department of Education has begun the review and revision process for current academic standards in health education and physical education.
The Kentucky Department of Education is moving forward with the review and revision process for academic standards in English/language arts and mathematics.
Local school boards and districts will be implementing lots of new provisions through the coming months with the significant changes made to public education during the 2017 Regular Session.
At its regularly scheduled April meeting, the Kentucky Board of Education received an update on new education laws passed by the 2017 General Assembly. House Bill 520 allows non-religious public charter schools for the first time in Kentucky. Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt said work has already started at the Kentucky Department of Education to prepare for the establishment of charters.