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Speaking Up for Health and Physical Education Standards

By |2017-11-20T16:40:55+00:00November 20th, 2017|Blog, Education, Health|

Early this month, the Kentucky Department of Education announced a request for feedback on the recently developed and revised Health and Physical Education Standards. These standards as drafted, follow the requirements set forth in Senate Bill 1 (2017) and involved educators and other stakeholders from across the Commonwealth. The Department is making one final outreach to Kentuckians as a whole for additional feedback through December 6th. All Kentuckians are able to provide their feedback on the standards — parents, current students, members of the workforce, health and welfare providers, business leaders, and lawmakers. The development of health and physical education skills impacts all children, who are the future of our state.

Kentucky Youth Advocates, as the independent voice for Kentucky’s children, are providing feedback related to ensuring that the standards include age-appropriate integration of social and emotional learning. The feedback will also emphasize the importance of opportunities for physical activity for all children and teens so that it is developed as a life-long habit that leads to better physical, emotional, and mental health outcomes as adults.

Feedback can be provided through the following links:

Physical Education

Elementary: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PWXRRD2

Middle: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PW5QBJN

High: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PSDX8NC

Health Education

Elementary: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PSNWKTQ

Middle: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PS6WBMF

High: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PR96HFR

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