Senate Bill 158

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/19/20: 2nd reading, to Rules
Title AN ACT relating to education.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 840
Sponsors D. Givens, D. Carroll, 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
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/10/20
  • introduced in Senate
02/12/20
  • to Education (S)
02/27/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/28/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/02/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 4, 2020
03/03/20
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/04/20
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
  • passed 32-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/05/20
  • received in House
03/09/20
  • to Education (H)
03/17/20
  • posted in committee
03/18/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/19/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 158.6455 to clarify implementation dates of the accountability system provisions; clarify that three years of performance shall be used when determining the lowest-performing five percent of schools; delete the minimum subgroup provisions; clarify that a superintendent, principal, or school district can appeal a performance judgment; amend KRS 160.346 to define "approved turnaround vendor list"; require the Kentucky Department of Education to conduct the audit when a school is identified for comprehensive support and improvement; require a local board of education to select a turnaround vendor for a comprehensive support and improvement school from the approved list; require the local school board to consult with the department on the turnaround plan; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations on how the department shall disburse school improvement funds to schools identified for comprehensive support and improvement; require the department to submit an annual report to the Interim Joint Committee on Education on the performance of turnaround vendors; amend KRS 158.649 to revise the definition of "achievement gap"; amend various sections to conform.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Accountability system changes, implementation dates for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Accountability system reporting, delete minimum subgroup requirements
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Achievement gap, revise definition of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Approved turnaround vendor list, requirement for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Approved turnaround vendor, school selection of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Comprehensive support and improvement school, audit requirements for
State Agencies - Department of Education, school audits, performance of
State Agencies - Department of Education, turnaround vendor performance, report on
State Agencies - Kentucky Board of Education, school improvement funds, disbursement of
State Agencies - Kentucky Board of Education, turnaround vendor list, creation of
Reports Mandated - Department of Education, turnaround vendor performance, report on

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor G. Neal
Summary Restore original language allowing a local board to choose local staff and community partners or the Kentucky Department of Education as the turnaround team.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - School turnaround team, options for
State Agencies - Kentucky Department of Education, turnaround team, option for

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor C. Massey
Summary Exclude subgroups of 10-29 students from the accountability system but include them in the school report card.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Accountability system, subgroups less than 30, exclusion of

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