Senate Bill 81

Last Action to Education (S)
Title AN ACT relating to public education curriculum alignment.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1209
Sponsors T. Shaughnessy, D. Boswell, D. Harper Angel, J. Rhoads
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish a statewide high school curriculum content that aligns with the community and technical college curriculum and the four-year postsecondary institutions' freshman and sophomore curriculum; direct the commissioner of education and the president of the Council on Postsecondary Education to convene working groups representing the high schools, the community and technical colleges, and the four-year institutions to develop the curriculum content; provide free College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests to students; amend KRS 160.348 to require each secondary school-based decision making council to offer the statewide curriculum for students in the eleventh and twelfth grade beginning with the 2010-2011 school year; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require the Council on Postsecondary Education to promulgate administrative regulations to require the four-year institutions to accept associate degrees from the community and technical colleges to be applied toward a corresponding baccalaureate degree; amend KRS 158.007, 158.6451, and 164.002 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Postsecondary Education, Council on
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Curriculum, development of statewide
Education, Higher - Curriculum, development of statewide
Universities and Colleges - Curriculum, development of statewide
Education, Higher - Courses transferred, acceptance by institutions
Education, Vocational - Curriculum, alignment with high schools and colleges


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