KY SB158 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Passed on April 24 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-04-24 - signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 112)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Amend KRS 158.6455 to clarify the components of the statewide accountability system; require state indicators be evaluated on "status" and "change" and define the terms; require a school's overall performance, status, and change to be displayed on an online dashboard; amend KRS 160.346 to revise the criteria for determining targeted support and improvement and additional targeted support and improvement; prohibit the Department of Education from serving as the turnaround audit team or turnaround entity and from approving the school's audit team or turnaround entity; remove the principal evaluation and reassignment provisions from the audit and turnaround process; require the department to provide audit and turnaround intervention funds to districts identified for comprehensive support and improvement; amend KRS 156.160 to prohibit high school graduation requirements from including a postsecondary readiness indicator used in the state accountability system or a minimum score on a statewide assessment; amend KRS 158.140 to prohibit a local board from requiring achievement of a minimum score on a statewide assessment as a high school graduation requirement; amend KRS 160.1594 to prohibit charter authorizer training for local school boards until a charter application is received; amend KRS 158.6453 to require scores on IB examinations of 4 or higher to be included on the school report card; add noncodified language encouraging the department to assign more weight in the accountability system for progress made by subgroups toward goals.

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AN ACT relating to education.


Roll Calls

2020-04-14 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 363 (Y: 81 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 13) [PASS]
2020-03-04 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/scs1 RSN# 1280 (Y: 32 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2020-04-24Senatesigned by Governor (Acts Ch. 112)
2020-04-15Senatedelivered to Governor
2020-04-15Senateenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2020-04-15Senateenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2020-04-15Senatereceived in Senate
2020-04-14House3rd reading, passed 81-6
2020-04-14Houseplaced in the Orders of the Day
2020-04-14Housetaken from Rules
2020-03-19House2nd reading, to Rules
2020-03-18Housefloor amendment (1) filed
2020-03-18Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2020-03-17Houseposted in committee
2020-03-09Houseto Education (H)
2020-03-05Housereceived in House
2020-03-04Senatepassed 32-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
2020-03-04Senatefloor amendment (1) withdrawn
2020-03-04Senate3rd reading
2020-03-03Senatefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2020-03-02Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 4, 2020
2020-02-28Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2020-02-27Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2020-02-12Senateto Education (S)
2020-02-10Senateintroduced in Senate


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