Kentucky Board of Education

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- New science education standards that call for greater focus on teaching the theories of evolution and climate change in Kentucky classrooms will be implemented despite a finding by a legislative panel that they're deficient, a spokesman for Gov. Steve Beshear said Wednesday.

The Administrative Regulations Review Subcommittee found the Next Generation Science Standards lacking and voted 5-1 Wednesday to send them back to the Department of Education for revamping.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A set of new science standards dubbed “ Next Generation” received the unanimous support of the Kentucky Board of Education Wednesday. In a 10-0 vote, the board approved the standards for K-12 students.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Department of Education has appointed a state manager for the Monticello Independent school district.