House Bill 255

Last Action returned to Rules
Title AN ACT relating to dropout prevention.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1242
Sponsors C. Rollins II, R. Meeks
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 158.145 to declare new goals for reducing the dropout rate by the year 2011; specify that the statewide annual average dropout rate will be reduced by 70 percent of what it was in the year 2000; specify that no school will have an annual dropout rate that exceeds four percent; amend KRS 158.146 to direct the Kentucky Department of Education to give priority for receiving grant funds to districts with the highest annual dropout rates and with greater numbers of students dropping out of school; specify that proposals for grant funds shall provide a districtwide systemic approach at all grades.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Dropout rate, goals, grant award criteria
Education, Finance - Grant award criteria, dropout rate
State Agencies - Department of Education, grant proposals, dropout
Teachers - Dropout rate, goals, grant award criteria


  • introduced in House
  • to Education (H)
  • posted in committee
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 12, 2009
  • returned to Rules

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