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KYSB158PassAmend 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...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 112)
KYSB174PassAmend KRS 161.1211 to allow national board certification to qualify a teacher for Rank II status; change Rank I requirements to reflect the change.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 113)
KYHB401EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 161.220 to 161.716 to permit the Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) to use and accept electronic signatures as deemed appropriate; amend KRS 161.290 to require all public employers to grant paid leave to teacher trustees se...
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2020-03-26
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB79PassAmend KRS 160.380, relating to the employment of school personnel, to define "administrative findings of child abuse or neglect" to mean a substantiated finding of child abuse or neglect that is upheld on appeal or not appealed; amend the definition ...
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2020-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 32)
KYHB341EngrossAmend KRS 161.030 to allow retired teacher certificate renewal based on completion of professional development.
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2020-03-18
To Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
KYSB7EngrossAmend KRS 160.345 to allow a local board to require an annual report of activities from a school council; reduce the minimum number of teachers serving on the council to two; specify that a council decision is appealable to the local board; require t...
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2020-03-18
To House Local Government Committee
KYSB143IntroAmend KRS 158.175 to require moments of silence or reflection at the start of each school day and establish guidelines.
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB613EngrossCreate new sections of KRS 161.220 to 161.716 to specify that new university members of the Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) on or after January 1, 2021, shall receive a foundational benefit component, which shall be a traditional defined benefit pl...
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2020-03-17
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB434IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require each school district to utilize a mental health assessment as needed for students and contract with a student mental health assessment provider; require the Kentucky Department of Education to disbur...
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2020-03-10
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB285IntroAmend KRS 156.029 to add a teacher and the Secretary of the Education and Workforce Cabinet to the Kentucky Board of Education as nonvoting members; require board appointments to ensure broad geographic, racial, and gender diversity; confirm Executiv...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB644IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 21 to provide that any current or former judge or justice with an account in the Judicial Retirement Plan, who is convicted of or enters into a plea agreement to avoid conviction of a felony or misdemeanor relating...
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2020-03-05
To House State Government Committee
KYHB576IntroCreate new sections of KRS 161.220 to 161.716 to specify that new nonuniversity members of the Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) on or after January 1, 2021, shall receive a foundational benefit component, which shall be a traditional defined benefit...
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2020-03-05
To House State Government Committee
KYHB624IntroAmend KRS 156.502 to include a definition of "medication" and "sunscreen"; require local boards of education to adopt policy allowing students to carry and self-administer sunscreen; provide that the policy may permit school employees to voluntarily ...
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2020-03-04
To House Education Committee
KYHB632IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to make legislative findings; establish definitions; provide additional free speech protections for student reporters; place limitations on additional protections; provide protection for student media advisors;...
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2020-03-04
To House Education Committee
KYHB104EngrossAmend KRS 61.542 to allow a retiree who experiences a qualifying event, including marriage, remarriage, the birth or adoption of a child, or the death of a designated beneficiary, to elect to change his or her beneficiary and optional payment plan pr...
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2020-02-28
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB156EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 158.810 to 158.818 directing the Kentucky Department of Education to develop a plan to transition all state-operated secondary vocational education centers to local school districts by July 1, 2024; require the Commissione...
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2020-02-28
To House Education Committee
KYHB402EngrossAmend KRS 161.605 to provide that breaks in service are required before returning to work for the employer even if in a position not covered by the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS); begin running of breaks in service from date of retirement; prohi...
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2020-02-28
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB214IntroAmend KRS 158.791 to set forth the intent of the General Assembly with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; define the Department of Education's role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, suppo...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB488IntroAmend KRS 158.791 to set forth the intent of the General Assembly with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; define the Department of Education's role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, suppo...
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2020-02-27
To House Education Committee
KYSB196IntroAmend various sections of KRS Chapter 225 to permit, rather than mandate, the procurement of specific provider types for employee health insurance, delete reference to the Kentucky Kare standard, delete language relating to the Advisory Committee of ...
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2020-02-24
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB132IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 158 to ensure that student privacy exists in school restrooms, locker rooms, and showers; require students born male to use only those facilities designated to be used by males and students born female to use only t...
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2020-02-21
To House Education Committee
KYHB94EngrossAmend KRS 311.591 to require the executive director of the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to request a hearing officer for administrative hearings relating to discipline of physicians or doctors of osteopathic medicine; require the hearing offic...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB37EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require schools to offer all students instruction in the visual and performing arts, submit an annual report to the Department of Education, and implement school policies regarding visual and performing arts...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB172IntroAmend KRS 61.680 to require the Kentucky Retirement Systems to apply reciprocity for a person retiring for a second time after waiving retirement benefits to return to a full-time position covered by the Teachers' Retirement System; allow the member ...
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2020-02-18
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB20IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to define terms; establish a student loan forgiveness program for STEM teachers employed at a public school district within a federally designated promise zone; authorize the Kentucky Higher Education Assistanc...
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2020-02-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSR137PassRecognize February as Kentucky Career and Technical Education Month.
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2020-02-12
To Senate Floor Committee
KYSR101IntroConfirm the reappointment of Frank Edward Collecchia to the board of trustees of the Teachers' Retirement System for a term expiring March 10, 2023.
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2020-02-10
adopted 34-0
KYHB243IntroAmend KRS 156.162 to replace courses on the Hebrew Scriptures, Old Testament of the Bible, or New Testament of the Bible with courses on the various religious texts of the many religions practiced in the Commonwealth; amend KRS 158.197 to conform.
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
KYSB77IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 requiring each public school to provide developmentally appropriate instruction on child abuse and child sexual abuse to students in all grades; require the Department of Education to develop child abuse and ch...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB200IntroAmend KRS 157.360 to reduce maximum class sizes by three.
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2020-01-09
To House Education Committee
KYHB165IntroAmend KRS 158.060 to require teachers to be provided a minimum of 120 minutes per week for nonteaching activities; specify types of teacher-directed activities to be completed during nonteaching time.
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2020-01-07
To House Education Committee
KYHB25IntroAmend KRS 156.095 and KRS 158.4416 to remove references to public charter schools; repeal KRS 160.1590, 160.1591, 160.1592, 160.1593, 160.1594, 160.1595, 160.1596, 160.1597, 160.1598, 160.1599, and 161.141.
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2020-01-07
To House Education Committee
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