The Kentucky Core Academic Standards were recently adopted by the Kentucky State Board of Education to guide the educational programs in Kentucky. The standards for English/Language Arts and Mathematics are represented by the Common Core Standards, which were developed by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council for Chief State School Officers. Other programs of studies are still guided by the Program of Studies from 2006.
The following are links to the Standards documentation for the state of Kentucky:
Career Pathways from the Kentucky Department of Education are systemic frameworks for transforming our educational institutions by proactively addressing the needs of students and employers across the learning continuum. A program of studies for each career pathways is a coherent, articulated sequence of rigorous academic and career/technical courses including dual credit opportunities, leading to postsecondary degrees and industry recognized certifications and/or licensures.