704 KAR 3:303. Required academic standards.


      RELATES TO: KRS 156.070, 156.160, 158.6451, 158.6453, 160.290

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 156.070, 156.160, 158.6453

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 156.160 requires the Kentucky Board of Education to establish courses of study for the different grades and kinds of common schools, with the courses of study to comply with the expected outcomes for students and schools established in KRS 158.6451. KRS 158.6453 requires the revision of academic content standards. KRS 156.070(1) requires the Kentucky Board of Education to manage and control the common schools and all programs operated in the schools. KRS 160.290 authorizes local boards of education to provide for courses and other services for students consistent with the administrative regulations of the Kentucky Board of Education. This administrative regulation incorporates by reference the Kentucky Academic Standards, which contain the general courses of study and academic content standards for use in Kentucky's common schools.


      Section 1. Before graduating from a Kentucky public high school, a student shall meet the minimum content requirements established in the Kentucky Academic Standards.


      Section 2. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The "Kentucky Academic Standards", June 2015, is incorporated by reference.

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Division of Program Standards, Department of Education, 18th Floor, Capital Plaza Tower, Frankfort, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. (18 Ky.R. 3558; eff. 8-1-92; Am. 19 Ky.R. 2493; eff. 7-1-93; 24 Ky.R. 1941; 2401; 2681; eff. 6-15-98; 32 Ky.R. 2153; 33 Ky.R. 137; eff. 8-7-06; 37 Ky.R. 1050; eff. 2-4-2011; 40 Ky.R. 136; 809; eff. 11-1-2013; 42 Ky.R. 104; eff. 9-14-2015.)