Senate Bill 3

Last Action 02/06/19: to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to school councils.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Bill Request Number 456
Sponsors J. Schickel, M. Wilson, D. Carroll, D. Givens, D. Seum, S. West
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 160.345 to allow a local board to require an annual report of activities from a school council; reduce the minimum number of teachers serving on the council to two; specify that a council decision is appealable to the local board; require the local board of education to adopt a policy allowing the board to initiate review of a school council decision; specify the alignment of council policy with local board policy; allow a teacher to be transferred while serving on the school council; specify that local board members may attend council meetings; permit a superintendent to forward qualified applicants to the principal instead of the council; alter principal hiring process requiring principal to be selected by the superintendent after consultation with school council; require school council authority to be transferred to the superintendent if a school is identified for comprehensive support and improvement; make technical corrections; amend to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Board of education, review school council actions by
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School council, board of education review of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School council, transferral of authority
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School superintendent, selection of principal by
Teachers - School council, transfer while serving, permitting
Teachers - School council, number serving on
Teachers - School principal, selection of
Votes Vote History


  • introduced in Senate
  • taken from Committee on Committees (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Education (S)
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Education (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 11, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 23-13
  • received in House
  • to Education (H)

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