House Bill 59

Last Action to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to early high school graduation.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 284
Sponsors B. Montell, T. Moore
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to be numbered KRS 158.142 to establish the option for early high school graduation beginning in the 2014-2015 school year; define the curriculum requirements for early graduation and conditional admission into a Kentucky public two-year institution or four-year university; specify that students shall obtain a qualifying benchmark score on each of the end-of-course examinations that make up the high school achievement portion of the accountability system under KRS 158.6453 and that students shall obtain a qualifying benchmark score on a world language proficiency assessment approved by the Kentucky Board of Education; establish the Early Graduation Certificate and the processes for awarding it; amend KRS 158.140 to restrict the Kentucky Board of Education or a local board from imposing graduation requirements that would prohibit a student from pursuing an early graduation program; amend KRS 164.7879 to prescribe how an annual KEES award for an early graduate would be calculated.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Early graduation program of study, creation of
Education, Higher - Early high school graduates, KEES awards, process for determining
Education, Higher - Postsecondary education, acceptance of early high school graduates
State Agencies - Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, administrator of funds


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