Senate Bill 158

Last Action 02/12/20: to Education (S)
Title AN ACT relating to education.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 840
Sponsors D. Givens, M. Wilson
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 158.6455 to clarify the components of the statewide accountability system; require state indicators be evaluated on "status" and "change" and define the terms; require a school's overall performance, status, and change to be displayed on an online dashboard; amend KRS 160.346 to revise the criteria for determining targeted support and improvement and additional targeted support and improvement; prohibit the Department of Education from serving as the turnaround audit team or turnaround entity and from approving the school's audit team or turnaround entity; remove the principal evaluation and reassignment provisions from the audit and turnaround process; require the department to provide audit and turnaround intervention funds to districts identified for comprehensive support and improvement; amend KRS 156.160 to prohibit high school graduation requirements from including a postsecondary readiness indicator used in the state accountability system or a minimum score on a statewide assessment; amend KRS 158.140 to prohibit a local board from requiring achievement of a minimum score on a statewide assessment as a high school graduation requirement; amend KRS 160.1594 to prohibit charter authorizer training for local school boards until a charter application is received; amend KRS 158.6453 to require scores on IB examinations of 4 or higher to be included on the school report card; add noncodified language encouraging the department to assign more weight in the accountability system for progress made by subgroups toward goals.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Charter school authorizer training, requirements for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Graduation requirements, statewide assessment, prohibit inclusion of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Low performing schools, identification of, change requirements for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Statewide accountability system, revisions to
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Turnaround audit team or entity, requirements for
State Agencies - Department of Education, turnaround audit or entity, prohibit serving as
Teachers - Statewide accountability system, revisions to
Boards and Commissions - Charter school authorizer training, requirements for


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