Monday, December 16, 2019
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KDE’s Year in Review: Changing the accountability system

This is the fifth of a six-part series detailing the work and achievements of the Kentucky Department of Education during the past year.

Revised social studies standards adopted for 2019-2020 school year

After undergoing a rigorous revision process that began in January 2018, revised standards for social studies became law on July 5.

Revised Kentucky Academic Standards adopted for 2019-2020 school year

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.

KDE seeking feedback on draft career studies/financial literacy standards

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the draft Kentucky Academic Standards for Career Studies (K-12) and Financial Literacy (9-12).

Achievement remains flat, gaps persist in Kentucky schools

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.

Feedback and teacher participation sought on social studies standards

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the current social studies standards.

Kentucky Board of Education approves budget, legislative priorities

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.

KDE working on new tests, classes and standards revision

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.

Kentucky Board of Education unanimously approves accountability system, discusses charters

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).