This is the fifth of a six-part series detailing the work and achievements of the Kentucky Department of Education during the past year.
After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in January 2018, revised standards for social studies became law on July 5.
After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in 2017, revised standards for health education, physical education, reading and writing, and mathematics have been adopted into law.
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the draft Kentucky Academic Standards for Career Studies (K-12) and Financial Literacy (9-12).
The Kentucky Department of Education released 2017-2018 student assessment results, and also identified the state’s lowest performing schools as well as those struggling to meet the needs of specific groups of students.
The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the current social studies standards.
2018 holds the potential for foundational changes that will lead to a stronger and more effective system of public education in Kentucky. However, we are at a pivotal point in the Commonwealth.
At its meeting in Frankfort Dec. 6, the Kentucky Board of Education approved its budget and legislative priorities for the 2018 session of the General Assembly, among other items.
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.
At a special meeting in Frankfort today, the Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approved the regulation that will govern Kentucky’s new accountability system under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act and Senate Bill 1 (2017).