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SB 180/FN (BR 1579) - C. Borders

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky educational excellence scholarship program and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 164.7874 to define homeschool students as eligible for Kentucky educational excellence scholarships; change definition of high school to include any homeschool in which high school students are enrolled; amend KRS 164.7879 to create a mathematical calculation of grade point average for homeschool students based on ACT for use in the calculation of the annual earned amount toward the base scholarship award for the 4 year total; amend KRS 164.7885 to require a homeschool student to report ACT score to the local high school in which he or she would have been enrolled and require the local high school to report the data to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority; EMERGENCY.


     SCS/FN - Retain original provisions, except change the calculation of the KEES base award after a homeschooled high school student finishes his or her first academic year and before the second year by using the college GPA to generate the base award.

     Feb 13-introduced in Senate; to Education (S)
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 4, 2009
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 25-12 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-received in House
     Mar 6-to Education (H)

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