Kentucky Academic Standards Revision Process

Standards Revision News

Published: 11/1/2018 12:27 PM
Announcements
Social Studies Advisory Panel Reviews Comments on Standards

Social studies teachers from across the Commonwealth met Monday and Tuesday at the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) offices to thoughtfully consider and respond to the 1,227 respondents who provided 5,306 public comments on the survey of the draft Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies. The standards outline the minimum knowledge and skills Kentucky students should learn in each grade-level kindergarten through eighth grade or high school grade-span. The standards address what is to be learned, the goals and outcomes of the K-12 educational program. More information is available in the press release.


Meetings


Upcoming Meetings
  • None scheduled at this time


Recent Meetings
  • October 19: Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • October 15 - 16: Social Studies Standards Advisory Panel Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • September 28: Social Studies Advisory Panel Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • September 21: Social Studies Review and Development Committee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • July 10: Reading and Writing Standards Review and Development Committee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • June 21 - 22: Social Studies Standards Subcommittee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • June 19: Mathematics Standards Review and Development Committee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • June 18 - 19: Reading and Writing Standards Advisory Panel Meeting
  • June 13 - 15: Social Studies Standards Select Joint Subcommittee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • June 12 - 13: Mathematics Standards Advisory Panel Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • May 17: Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • May 17 – 18: Social Studies Standards Joint Subcommittee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • May 10 – 11: Social Studies Standards Select Joint Subcommittee Meeting; Meeting Minutes 
  • May 1 – 3: Social Studies Standards Joint Subcommittee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • April 25 – 26: Social Studies Advisory Panel Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • April 19 – 20: Mathematics Standards Review and Development Committee and Advisory Panel subcommittee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • April 17 – 18: English/Language Arts Standards Joint Subcommittee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • April 12 – 13: Social Studies Review and Development Committee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • April 10 – 11: ELA Review and Development Committee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • April 9 – 10: Math Review and Development Committee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • April 9: Computer Science Focus Group
  • March 21 – 22: Math Advisory Panel Subcommittee Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • March 14 – 15: ELA Advisory Panel Meeting; Meeting Minutes        
  • March 14 – 15: Math Advisory Panel Subcommittee Meeting; Meeting Minutes   
  • March 7 – 9: Social Studies Advisory Panel Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • February 19 – 20: ELA Advisory Panel Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • February 15 – 16: Math Advisory Panel Meeting; Meeting Minutes
  • February 5 – 6: Math Review and Development Committee Meeting
  • January 31 – February 2: ELA Advisory Panel Meeting

Past Announcements

Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee to Meet

The Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee (RDC) will meet Friday, October 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET in Room 416 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd, in Frankfort. The press release for this meeting includes the full agenda.


Social Studies Advisory Panel to Meet

The Social Studies Standards Advisory Panel (AP) will meet Monday, October 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET and Tuesday, October 16 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET, in Room 414 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd, in Frankfort. The press release for this meeting includes the full agenda.


Social Studies Advisory Panel to Meet

The Social Studies Standards Advisory Panel (AP) will meet 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET on Friday, Sept. 28, in Conference Room 516 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd, in Frankfort. The press release for this meeting includes the full agenda.


Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee to Meet

The Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee (RDC) will meet on Friday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET, in Conference Room 416 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd, in Frankfort, KY. The press release for this meeting includes the full agenda.


KDE Seeking Feedback on Revised Social Studies Standards

Beginning Wednesday, August 29, and continuing through Thursday, September 27, anyone interested is invited to review the revised Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies to share feedback and suggestions for use during the remaining development process of the new standards. Feedback and comments will be thoughtfully considered and any needed revisions made before bringing forward a final set of proposed standards to the Kentucky Board of Education for action later this year. The current schedule calls for implementation of revised social studies standards in the 2019-2020 school year. The last revision to social studies standards was in 2006.

To provide feedback on the revised Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies, go to a special online site where you can read the standards and leave comments. Due to the amount of text within the survey, it is recommended that surveys be completed on a full-size computer or laptop.


Access the full press release.


Reading and Writing Standards Review and Development Committee to Meet

The Reading and Writing Standards Review and Development Committee (RDC) will meet from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET, on Tuesday, July 10, in Conference Room 540 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd, in Frankfort, KY. The press release for this meeting includes the full agenda.


Social Studies Standards Subcommittee to Meet

A select subcommittee, comprised of members from the social studies standards Advisory Panel (AP) and Review Development Committee (RDC), will meet Thursday, June 21, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET in Conference Room 414 and on Friday, June 22, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET in Conference Room 516 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., in Frankfort.



Mathematics Standards Review and Development Committee to Meet

The Mathematics Standards Review and Development Committee (RDC) will meet Tuesday, June 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET in Conference Room 418 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., in Frankfort. The press release for this meeting includes the full agenda.


Reading and Writing Standards Advisory Panel to Meet

The Reading and Writing Standards Advisory Panel (AP) will meet Monday, June 18 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET and Tuesday, June 19 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET, in Room 413 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd, in Frankfort. The press release for this meeting includes the full agenda.


Mathematics Standards Advisory Panel to Meet

The Mathematics Standards Advisory Panel (AP) will meet Tuesday, June 12, from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET in Conference Room 3 at the PSC Building, 211 Sower Blvd., and on Wednesday, June 13, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET. in the State Board Room at the Kentucky Board of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., in Frankfort. The press release for this meeting includes the full agenda.


Social Studies Standards Select Joint Subcommittee to Meet

A select joint subcommittee, comprised of members from the social studies standards Advisory Panels (AP) and Review Development Committee (RDC), will meet Wednesday, June 13, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET in Conference Room 118 at the Department of Transportation, 200 Mero Street; on Thursday, June 14, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET. in Conference Room 516 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd.; and on Friday, June 15, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET in the State Board Room at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., in Frankfort. The press release for this meeting includes the full agenda.


KDE Seeking Feedback on Revised Reading and Writing Standards

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on the revised Kentucky Academic Standards for Reading and Writing, formerly known as English/language arts standards. The department has renamed the standards to align with the provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and Senate Bill 1 (2017).

Through Tuesday, June 12, anyone interested is invited to review the revised Kentucky Academic Standards for Reading and Writing to share feedback and suggestions for use during the remaining development process of the new reading and writing standards. Feedback and comments will be thoughtfully considered and any needed revisions made

before taking a final set of proposed standards to the Kentucky Board of Education for action later this year. If approved, the new reading and writing standards would take effect in the 2019-20 school year.

You may go online to provide feedback on the Kentucky Academic Standards for Reading and Writing.

Due to the amount of text within the survey, it is recommended that surveys be completed on a full-size computer or laptop.

Access the full press release.


KDE Seeking Feedback on Revised Mathematics Standards

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on the revised Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics.

Through Tuesday, June 5, interested individuals are invited to review the revised Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics and share feedback and suggestions, which will be used during the remaining development process.  Feedback and comments will be thoughtfully considered and any needed revisions made before bringing forward a final set of proposed standards to the Kentucky Board of Education for action later this year. If approved, the new mathematics standards would take effect in the 2019-20 school year.

You may go online to provide feedback on the Kentucky Academic Standards for Mathematics.

Due to the amount of text within the survey, it is recommended that surveys be completed on a full size computer or laptop.

Access the full press release.


Social Studies Standards Joint Subcommittee to Meet

A joint subcommittee, comprised of members from the social studies standards Advisory Panel (AP) and Review Development Committee (RDC), will meet Thursday, May 17, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET in Conference Room 418 and Friday, May 18, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET in Conference Rooms 412 and 416 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.



Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee to Meet

(Frankfort, KY) – The Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee (RDC) will meet from11 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET, Thursday, May 17 in the State Board Room (#514) at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


Social Studies Standards Select Joint Subcommittee to Meet
A select joint subcommittee, comprised of members from the social studies standards Advisory Panels (AP) and Review Development Committee (RDC), will meet 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, May 10 and Friday, May 11 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


Social Studies Standards Joint Subcommittee to Meet

A joint subcommittee, comprised of members from the social studies standards Advisory Panel (AP)and Review Development Committee (RDC), will meet from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET, Tuesday, May 1, Wednesday, May 2 and Thursday, May 3 at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meetings.


Social Studies Standards Advisory Panel to Meet

The Social Studies Standards Advisory Panel (AP) will meet WEdnesday, April 25 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET and Thursday, April 26 from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET at the Hampton Inn, 1310 U.S. 127 South in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meetings.


Committees Working on Mathematics Standards to Meet Jointly
The Mathematics Standards Review and Development Committee (RDC) and Advisory Panel (AP) subcommittee will meet jointly on Thursday, April 19 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET and Friday, April 20 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd. in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.

English/Language Arts Standards Joint Subcommittee to Meet

A joint subcommittee, comprised of members from the English/Language Arts (ELA) Standards Advisory Panels (AP) and Review Development Committee (RDC), will meet 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET, Tuesday, April 17 and 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 18 at the Bush Building, 403 Wapping Street, in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


Social Studies Review and Development Committee to Meet

The Social Studies Standards Review and Development Committee (RDC) will meet Thursday, April 12 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET and Friday, April 13 from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET at the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), 1001 Vandalay Drive in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


English Language Arts Standards Review and Development Committee to Meet

The English Language Arts Standards Review and Development Committee (RDC) will meet 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET, Wednesday, April 11 at the Hampton Inn, 1310 Highway US 127 South, in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


English Language Arts Standards Advisory Panel Subcommittee to Meet

The English Language Arts (ELA) Standards Advisory Panel (AP) Subcommittee will meet 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET, Tuesday, April 10 at the Hampton Inn, 1310 U.S. Highway 127 South, in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


Mathematics Standards Review and Development Committee to Meet

The Mathematics Standards Review and Development Committee (RDC) will meet Monday, April 9, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET and Tuesday, April, 10, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET at the Kentucky Public Service Commission, 211 Sower Blvd. in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


Mathematics Standards Advisory Panel Subcommittee to Meet

A subcommittee of the Mathematics Standards Advisory Panel (AP) will meet Wednesday, March 21 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET and Thursday, March, 22 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET at the Bush Building, 403 Wapping Street in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


Mathematics Standards Advisory Panel Subcommittee to Meet

A subcommittee of the Mathematics Standards Advisory Panel (AP) will meet Wednesday, March 14, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET and Thursday, March 15, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET at the Bush Building, 403 Wapping Street in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


English/Language Arts (ELA) Standards Advisory Panel to Meet

The English/Language Arts (ELA) Standards Advisory Panel will meet Wednesday, March 14, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET in the State Board Room and Thursday, March 15, in the 1st Floor Conference Room from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET, at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd, in Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


Social Studies Advisory Panel to Meet

The Social Studies Advisory Panel (AP) will meet Wednesday, March 7, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET, at the Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Boulevard, in the State Board Room, in Frankfort. The Social Studies Standards AP will continue its work Thursday, March 8 and Friday, March 9 from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET, at the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), 1001Vandalay Drive, Frankfort. The full press release includes the agenda for the meeting.


Social Studies Advisory Panel (AP) and Review and Development Committee (RDC) Update

The Social Studies AP and RDC members have been selected. Applications that met baseline criteria were further evaluated to measure the degree to which applicants demonstrated expertise and enthusiasm regarding social studies education and a passion for teaching. Those selected represent a range of grade levels, subjects, years of teaching experience, statewide geographic diversity and demonstrate affiliations with credible professional organizations dedicated to advancing social studies instruction.


Please email the Standards team if you have any questions.


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