Kentucky Local Superintendents Advisory Council approves changes to social studies standards, discusses funding in light of student illnesses

The Kentucky Local Superintendents Advisory Council approved changes to 704 KAR 8:060, the Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies, during its Nov. 22 meeting. The changes include incorporating a list of fundamental documents and speeches into the middle and high school standards, per the requirements of KRS 158.196.

By |2022-11-23T12:47:19-05:00November 22, 2022|

Work to create standards for school counselors continues

School counselors and postsecondary partners on two advisory councils are working to develop standards both for school counselors and for the preparation of prospective counselors, as well as a model that will illustrate what effective school counseling should look like.

By |2019-03-21T09:53:12-04:00March 21, 2019|

Military history lessons go beyond the battle

Six teachers developed 12 lessons using the Kentucky Military History Museum this summer. The lessons, which strive to get students thinking about the military’s role in the state’s history, will be available statewide this fall.

By |2020-10-05T11:38:18-04:00August 19, 2014|

Implementing standards and assessments conference

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) presents Meeting the Challenge: Implementing Standards and Assessments, July 22-24 at the Embassy Suites in Lexington. If you are working on implementing standards in your classroom, school or district – then this conference is for you! Distinct strands designed around what educators need now will deepen the level of understanding [...]

By |2014-05-13T12:53:29-04:00May 15, 2014|

Public draft review of high school arts standards

The National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) has extended the public review of the draft high school arts standards until Oct. 28. Those interested are asked to take a few minutes to review the standards in respective discipline, regardless of the grade level you teach. Go to to access the draft standards surveys.

By |2013-10-23T10:55:51-04:00October 24, 2013|

Draft arts standards released for public review

The National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) has released its PreK-8 draft standards for an online public review through July 15. Anyone with an interest is welcome to participate in the public review of one or more of the discipline grade-band drafts in dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts. The draft PreK-8 standards are available on the NCCAS [...]

By |2013-07-01T15:28:43-04:00July 4, 2013|

PTA’s National Standards for Family-School Partnerships

Family-school partnerships are important for student success. Research shows when families are involved in their children’s learning both at home and at school, their children do better in school. The national PTA has developed National Standards for Family-School Partnerships to help guide schools in establishing positive relationships with parents and other family members. The updated standards shift the focus from [...]

By |2013-02-20T20:35:06-05:00February 21, 2013|
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