House Bill 63

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Title AN ACT relating to public school academies.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 79
Sponsors B. Montell, S. Lee, S. Brinkman, J. DeCesare, B. Farmer, M. Harmon, T. Moore, D. Osborne
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 160 to describe the intent of the General Assembly and the purposes of authorizing public school academies; define terms; outline the requirements and limitations on the establishment of public school academies including which agencies may sponsor an academy; describe a sponsor's roles and responsibilities; describe exemptions from law and required compliance areas for public school academies; describe the application, approval, and renewal processes; describe application process for existing schools to convert to public school academies; create new sections of KRS Chapter 156 to list the Kentucky Department of Education's and the Kentucky Board of Education's roles and responsibilities relating to public school academies; require the Kentucky Board of Education to establish a Kentucky Public School Academy Commission for reviewing and approving public school academy applications; identify the academy commission membership, members' terms of office, and payment for members' services; create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to direct how state, local, and federal funds shall be used to support public school academies; amend KRS 157.370 to allow a public school academy to receive transportation funds; create a new section of KRS 160 to provide that professional negotiated contracts cannot override provisions for public school academies; amend KRS 156.704, 156.255, 156.265, and 156.480 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Education, requirements for public school academy applicants
Athletics - Public school academy students, participation in
Cities - Public school academy, possible sponsor of
Corporations - Public school academy, possible nonprofit sponsor of
Counties - Public school academy, possible sponsor of
Courts, Circuit - Public school academy contract decisions, right to appeal to
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Public school academies, limitations and requirements for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Public school academies, application and approval of
Education, Finance - Public school academies, transfer of funds
Education, Higher - Public school academy, possible sponsor of
State Agencies - Kentucky Department of Education, public school academies, responsibilities for
State Agencies - Kentucky Board of Education, Kentucky Public School Academy Commission, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Public school academy, possible sponsor of

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10/12/09
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
11/04/09
  • To: Interim Joint Committee on Education
01/05/10
  • introduced in House
  • to Education (H)


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