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SB 62 (BR 416) - K. Stine

     AN ACT relating to school principals.
     Amend KRS 158.782 to require the Kentucky Department of Education to provide training to a minimum number of principals in schools needing assistance; require a principal who receives training to provide education assistance in his or her school in lieu of a highly skilled educator; require that if a school fails to make progress after a highly skilled educator has provided education assistance, the principal shall assume the duties of the highly skilled educator; require the Kentucky Board of Education to enact consequences if a school fails to make progress after education assistance has been provided.


     SCS - Retain original provisions, except delete references to using the No Child Left Behind Act to determine the level of assistance given to a school; require a principal be recommended by the superintendent before being selected to participate in training for low-performing schools; require a superintendent's recommendation before the duties of a highly skilled educator are transferred to the principal; delete the consequence that allows the demotion of a school principal and removal of school staff if a school fails to make adequate progress after specific assistance has been provided.

     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Feb 6-to Education (S)
     Feb 20-taken from committee; 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 21-2nd reading; returned to Education (S)
     Feb 22-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill with Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 27, 2007
     Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 31-2 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 28-received in House
     Mar 5-to Education (H)

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