Senate Bill 55

Last Action to Education (S)
Title AN ACT relating to school councils.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 460
Sponsors J. Schickel, S. Meredith, D. Carroll, D. Givens, D. Seum, M. Wilson
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 160.345 to allow a local board to require an annual report of activities from a school council; specify the alignment of council policy with local board policy; specify that local board members may attend council meetings; permit a superintendent to forward qualified applicants to the principal instead of the council; alter principal hiring process to be selected by the superintendent or the superintendent's designee after consultation with school council; specify that school council policies adopted under statute shall be consistent with local board policy; require a local board to adopt a policy for reviewing actions of the school council based on inconsistencies with local board policy or hindrances to the efficient operation of the district as a whole; require school council authority to be transferred to the superintendent if a school is identified for comprehensive support and improvement; allow school council authority to be transferred to the principal or superintendent upon request of the local board and approval of the Kentucky Board of Education; establish requirements of such a request; allow a local board to restore school council authority after four years; make technical corrections; amend to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Board of education, review school council actions by
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School council, board of education review of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School council, transferral of authority
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School superintendent, selection of principal by
Teachers - School principal, selection of


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