House Bill 272

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Last Action 03/04/19: to Education (S)
Title AN ACT relating to early literacy and numeracy education.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1274
Sponsors J. Tipton, M. Prunty
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require the Kentucky Department of Education to develop and maintain lists of approved universal screeners and diagnostic assessments for reading and mathematics; require each local school board or public charter school board to adopt at least one approved universal screener and one approved diagnostic assessment; require teachers to be trained on any universal screener or diagnostic assessment adopted by a board; provide that beginning with the 2020-2021 school year an approved diagnostic assessment shall be administered to all students in kindergarten through grade three at designated times during the school year; require that an academic improvement plan be developed and implemented for any student with a deficiency in reading or mathematics; establish the definition, minimum requirements, and procedure for developing an academic improvement plan; require that the academic improvement plan be maintained until the deficiency is deemed remedied as defined by this Act; require a school to provide written notice to the parent or guardian of a student identified with a deficiency in reading or mathematics and establish the minimum requirements for such written notice; beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, require a local school district to provide a summer enrichment program and intensive instructional services for students identified with a deficiency in reading or mathematics; provide that beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, a student with a deficiency in reading or mathematics shall not be promoted to grade four without remedying the deficiency or completing intensive remediation in accordance with this Act; provide that beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, each school district shall collect and report specified reading and mathematics student performance data; require that the Department of Education establish reading and mathematics teacher academies or coaching models by September 1, 2020; require that the department collaborate with designated agencies to develop high quality, evidence-based reading and mathematics programming, materials, and activities; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require that beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, teacher preparation programs for elementary regular education shall include specified reading and mathematics content; require that the Education Professional Standards Board to develop and maintain a list of approved reading and mathematics teacher preparation tests by January 1, 2020; require that beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, all new teachers seeking certification in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education or Elementary School Education pass approved reading and mathematics teacher preparation tests; amend KRS Chapter 158.792 to end the existing reading diagnostic and intervention grant program after the 2019-2020 school year; provide that beginning with the 2020-2021 school year the reading diagnostic and intervention fund shall fund a literacy coaching program developed by the Department of Education; amend KRS Chapter 158.794 to require the Reading Diagnostic and Intervention Grant Steering Committee to develop a multifaceted strategic plan to improve student achievement in reading for students in kindergarten through grade three and require the committee to advise the Kentucky Department of Education on specified issues; amend KRS Chapter 158.844 to end the existing mathematics achievement grant program after the 2019-2020 school year; provide that beginning with the 2020-2021 school year the mathematics achievement fund will fund the Center for Mathematics; the Kentucky Kid's First Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Academic improvement plan, reading or math, definition, requirements for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Diagnostic assessment, administration to students, requirements for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Grade 4 promotion requirements, reading and math, restrictions on eligibility for promotion
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Intensive instructional services, reading and math, requirements for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Mathematics achievement fund, reallocation of funds to literacy coaching program
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Parent notification, of reading or math deficiency, requirements for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Reading diagnostics and intervention fund, reallocation of funds to literacy coaching program
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Reporting data, student performance in math and reading, requirements for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Summer enrichment program, reading and math, requirements for
Education, Finance - Mathematics achievement fund, reallocation of funds to literacy coaching program
Education, Finance - Reading diagnostics and intervention fund, reallocation of funds to literacy coaching program
Education, Higher - Teacher preparation programs, reading and math content, minimum requirements for
State Agencies - Department of Education, literacy coaching program, establishment of
State Agencies - Department of Education, reading and math diagnostic assessments, approved lists of
State Agencies - Department of Education, reading and math teaching academies and coaching models, requirements for
State Agencies - Department of Education, reading and math universal screeners, approved lists of
Teachers - Certification requirements, early childhood education, reading and math teacher preparation tests
Teachers - Certification requirements, elementary education, reading and math teacher preparation tests
Teachers - Training, on any reading or math diagnostic assessment adopted by a local board, requirements for
Universities and Colleges - Teacher preparation programs, reading and math content, minimum requirements for
Boards and Commissions - Education Professional Standards Board, reading and math teacher preparation tests, approved lists
Boards and Commissions - Local school boards, reading and math diagnostic assessments, adoptions required
Short Titles and Popular Names - Kentucky's Kids First Act
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

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02/07/19
  • introduced in House
02/08/19
  • to Education (H)
02/22/19
  • posted in committee
02/26/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/27/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 28, 2019
02/28/19
  • 3rd reading, passed 86-12 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/01/19
  • received in Senate
03/04/19
  • to Education (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original Section 2 text; delete all other provisions.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Teacher preparation programs, reading and math content, minimum requirements for
Universities and Colleges - Teacher preparation programs, reading and math content, minimum requirements for
Boards and Commissions - Education Professional Standards Board, reading and math teacher preparation tests, approved lists

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