Senate Bill 1

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 01/18/22: floor amendment (1) filed
Title AN ACT relating to school councils.
Bill Documents Current
Bill Request Number 426
Sponsors J. Schickel, M. Wilson, R. Alvarado, R. Girdler, D. Givens, S. Meredith, R. Mills, D. Thayer, S. West, M. Wise
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 160.345 to require that the superintendent instead of the council determines curriculum after consulting with the principal and school council and after a stakeholder response period; require allocations to schools by local boards be determined by the principal after consultation with the council instead of being determined by the council; alter principal hiring process requiring principal to be selected by the superintendent after consultation with school council; require council members to sign a nondisclosure agreement prior to consultation; allow for a complaint process and removal of a council member for violation of the nondisclosure agreement; amend KRS 158.6453 to require the Kentucky Department of Education to provide guidelines for effective writing programs to all districts instead of all schools; remove the requirement for schools to submit policies determining the writing program to KDE.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - School principal, selection
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Curriculum, superintendent to determine
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School council members, removal
Teachers - School council members, removal
Teachers - School principal, selection
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History


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  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Education (S)
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Education (S)
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Education (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Saturday, January 08, 2022
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (2) defeated
  • passed 25-9
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • floor amendment (1) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Meredith
Summary Require the composition of a school council to include three parent members rather than two.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - School council, membership
Teachers - School council, membership

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor G. Neal
Summary Require the superintendent to ensure a culturally responsive curriculum; require the superintendent to consider diverse populations when filling a principal vacancy.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Curriculum. culturally responsive
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Principal hiring, consideration of diverse populations

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Nemes
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