Senate Bill 3

Last Action 02/06/19: to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to school councils.
Bill Documents Introduced
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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