House Bill 162

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 02/29/24: to Committee on Committees (S)
Title AN ACT relating to mathematics education.
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Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note
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Bill Request Number 880
Sponsor J. Tipton
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 158.791 to specify the role of Department of Education in assisting local school districts with mathematics instruction, supports, and interventions; require the department to collaborate with designated agencies on mathematics programming, materials, and activities; amend KRS 158.840 to require students in grades four through eight needing to make accelerated progress in mathematics to receive intervention; require Council on Post Secondary to submit an annual report on the compliance of teacher preparation programs; require regular reports to an external evaluator on elementary and middle school mathematics instruction; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define terms; require the Department of Education to promulgate regulations defining multitiered supports for students in grades four through eight; require the department to provide technical support to school districts; require school districts to select a universal screener for mathematics by January 1, 2025; require schools to give the mathematics universal screener to all students in grades four through eight within the first 30 days of school beginning with the 2025-2026 school year; require the department to provide resources to teachers on specific screeners and instructional resources; require the department to establish reading teacher academies or coaching models by September 1, 2025, if funds are available; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require postsecondary institutions offering teacher preparation programs in elementary education and middle school mathematics education to include kindergarten through grade 12 instructional strategies and Department of Education identified mathematics resources; require the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) to develop and maintain a list of approved teacher preparation assessments; require the EPSB to develop an evaluation rubric for teacher candidates; require the EPSB to report elementary and middle school mathematics teacher preparation program data to an external evaluator; amend KRS 158.842 to change the composition of the Committee for Mathematics Achievement; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish the Kentucky numeracy counts fund; provide that moneys in the fund shall not lapse; provide that the Act may be cited as the Kentucky Numeracy Counts Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Mathematics education, requirements
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky numeracy counts fund, creation
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Education Professional Standards Board, mathematics teacher preparation tests
Education, Finance - Department of Education, role in mathematics education
Education, Finance - Kentucky numeracy counts fund, creation
Education, Higher - Teacher preparation programs, mathematics instruction, teacher preparation test, requirement
State Agencies - Department of Education, role in mathematics education
State Agencies - Education Professional Standards Board, mathematics teacher preparation tests
Teachers - Training, mathematics diagnostic assessment and universal screener, requirement
Universities and Colleges - Teacher preparation programs, mathematics instruction, teacher preparation test, requirement
Children and Minors - Early mathematics education, requirements
Boards and Commissions - Education Professional Standards Board, mathematics teacher preparation tests
Short Titles and Popular Names - Kentucky Numeracy Counts Act
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/05/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/17/24
  • to Education (H)
02/13/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/14/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/15/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 16, 2024
02/20/24
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/21/24
  • taken from the Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
02/27/24
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 28, 2024
02/28/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-1 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
02/29/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except further amend KRS 158.791 to specify the Department of Education's role in assisting local school districts with regard to mathematics instruction, supports, and interventions; require the department to collaborate with relevant groups in literacy and mathematics programming, materials, and activities; amend KRS 158.840 to require the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) to submit an annual report to LRC on the compliance of teacher preparation programs to this Act; create KRS 158.8401 to define new terms for KRS 158.840 to 158.844; create a new section of KRS 158.840 to 158.844 to require the Department of Education to promulgate administrative regulations defining and establishing a multitiered system of supports to include mathematics instruction, intervention, and instructional strategies; require the department to report the status of implementation to LRC by November 1, 2027; require school district superintendents to select a universal screener by January 1, 2026; beginning with the 2026-2027 school year, require a universal screener to be given to every student in kindergarten through grade three within 30 days of the start of the school year; require the development of a mathematics improvement plan in the first 60 days for any student in kindergarten through grade three who is identified as needing interventions; amend KRS 158.842 to remove definitions that were defined in the new section; reconstitute the membership of the Committee for Mathematics Achievement; require the committee to report activities and progress to LRC by May 1, 2025; create a new section of KRS 158.840 to 158.844 to establish the Kentucky numeracy counts fund; provide that moneys and interest in the fund shall not lapse; create KRS 164.3061 to require postsecondary institutions offering teacher preparation programs for elementary regular education to include evidence-based instructional strategies for kindergarten through grade three beginning with the 2025-2026 school year; require the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) to develop and maintain a list of approved teacher preparation assessments; require the EPSB to report data to an external evaluator for analysis and to report the results and all data to LRC; designate the Act as the Kentucky Numeracy Counts Act.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department of Education, defining and establishing a multitiered system of supports
Fiscal Note - Kentucky numeracy counts fund, creation
Fiscal Note - Early mathematics education, kindergarten to grade three, requirements
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Early mathematics education, kindergarten to grade three, requirements
Education, Higher - Teacher preparation programs, early mathematics instruction, teacher preparation
Teachers - Training, mathematics diagnostic assessment and universal screener
Universities and Colleges - Teacher preparation programs, early mathematics instruction, teacher preparation test
Children and Minors - Early mathematics education, kindergarten to grade three, requirements
Boards and Commissions - EPSB, early mathematics teacher preparation tests, list of approved tests, maintenance

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Tipton
Summary Specify that the Kentucky Department of Education shall establish teacher academies for teachers of students in grades kindergarten through eight rather than through grade three; specify that the numeracy counts fund is to support grades kindergarten through eight rather than through grade three.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Department of Education, teacher academies, creation
Teachers - Kentucky Department of Education, teacher academies, creation
Teachers - Training and support, mathematics

Last updated: 2/29/2024 5:57 PM (EST)