KY HB9 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-07 - to Education (H)
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require African history instruction in certain middle and high school world history and civilization courses; require Native American history instruction in certain middle and high school United States history courses; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations establishing academic standards for the required historical instructions; require local school boards to adopt curricula for required instruction; require the Department of Education to collaborate with the Kentucky African American Heritage and the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission to develop recommended curricula and instruction guidelines for the required historical instruction, elective high school course offerings in African history and Native American history, and relevant professional development materials.

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Title

AN ACT relating to historical instruction.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-07Houseto Education (H)
2020-01-07Houseintroduced in House
2019-05-10HousePrefiled by the sponsor(s).

Subjects


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