Jan. 31, 2024

Public comment for Perkins V state-determined performance levels opens Feb. 1

(Topeka, Kan.) – The Kansas Board of Regents and Kansas State Department of Education are conducting an update to the state-determined performance levels (SDPLs) required by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) legislation.

The proposed 2024 Kansas state-determined performance levels are available at The public and interested parties are invited to submit comments through the survey link on the site from February 1, 2024 through April 26, 2024. Responses to comments will be provided with the Kansas submission of the proposed SDPLs to the U.S. Department of Education.

Perkins V is dedicated to increasing learner access to high-quality career technical education programs of study. With a focus on systems alignment and program improvement, this law helps ensure programs meet the needs of learners and employers.

For more information, please contact Matt Keith at (785) 430-4237 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


About the Kansas Board of Regents
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state’s student financial aid, adult education, high school equivalency, and career and technical education programs. Private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions are authorized by the Kansas Board of Regents to operate in Kansas.