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The Kentucky Department of Education will be involved in drafting legislation that would begin the process of reforming Kentucky’s career and technical education system.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is required by law to inform district and school administrations as well as all classified staff of specific laws pertaining to the Kentucky "Student Bill of Rights" and the requirement that "In God We Trust" be placed in a prominent location in all Kentucky schools.
Associate Commissioner David Horseman told the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force that finding the best way to share resources should be the top priority in developing a unified system for career and technical education.
In a presentation to the Kentucky Budget Review Subcommittee on Education, Commissioner Wayne Lewis and Associate Commissioner David Horseman called for legislators to create a unified system for delivering quality career and technical education for students in the Commonwealth.
A group of education and business and industry representatives has determined the three categories under which Kentucky’s career studies standards will be revised.
KDE officials assured the Interim Joint Committee on Education that feedback from a wide variety of sources is being considered as part of the process of revising Kentucky’s Academic Standards for Social Studies.
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