Senate Bill 52

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Last Action 01/03/24: to Education (S)
Title AN ACT relating to technology in education and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 953
Sponsors R. Thomas, A. Mays Bledsoe, D. Yates
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to make legislative findings and declarations and establish the Artificial Intelligence in Kentucky's Schools project, establish requirements for the Kentucky Department of Education to implement the project, require the department to design professional development trainings related to artificial intelligence, establish professional development requirement for teachers, administrators, school council members, and school board members, require the trainings be made available to nonpublic schools, require school districts to adopt policies and procedures related to artificial intelligence, require school districts to submit annual report to the department, allow nonpublic schools to voluntarily submit a report, require the department to compile the individual reports and submit a statewide report to the Interim Joint Committee on Education and the Legislative Oversight and Investigations Committee; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to make legislative findings and declarations and establish the Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education project, require the Council on Postsecondary Education to establish an Artificial Intelligence Working Group to provide advice and information to the state's postsecondary institutions, establish membership of working group, require the council to develop guidelines for the use of artificial intelligence in postsecondary education, require each public postsecondary institution and each institution licensed by the council to establish institution-level working groups to develop recommendations for the institution's governing board related to artificial intelligence, require institutions to adopt artificial intelligence policies, require each public postsecondary institution and each institution licensed by the council to submit an annual report to the council on artificial intelligence, require the council to compile the individual reports and submit a statewide report to the Interim Joint Committee on Education and the Legislative Oversight and Investigations Committee; amend KRS 156.660 to include computer programming and artificial intelligence in the definition of "technology"; amend KRS 156.670 to require the Kentucky Department of Education to establish a Council for Education Technology to assist in development of the education technology master plan, establish membership requirements of the council, require the council to assist the department in development of the plan and the approved plan be submitted to the Legislative Research Commission, require the five year plan to include guidelines for the implementation and use of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence at both the state and district levels, require the council to develop recommendations related to emerging technology like artificial intelligence, including recommendations related to academic standards and teacher preparation program standards, and submit those to the Kentucky Board of Education or the Education Professional Standards Board; create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to establish academic standards related to instruction of computer science that address emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence, require the Kentucky Department of Education to develop guidelines to assist school districts and schools in developing curriculum to implement the academic standards; amend KRS 161.028 to require the Education Professional Standards Board to set standards for education preparation programs that address the use of emerging technology, including artificial intelligence; amend KRS 157.615 to conform; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Academic standards, technology, artificial intelligence
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Artificial Intelligence in Kentucky's Schools project, establishment
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Professional development, artificial intelligence, requirement
Education, Higher - Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education project, establishment
Education, Vocational - Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education project, establishment
Education, Vocational - Artificial Intelligence in Kentucky's Schools project, establishment
Effective Dates, Emergency - Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education project, establishment
Effective Dates, Emergency - Artificial Intelligence in Kentucky's Schools project, establishment
Science and Technology - Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education project, establishment
Science and Technology - Artificial Intelligence in Kentucky's Schools project, establishment
State Agencies - CPE, Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education project, establishment
State Agencies - Department of Education, Artificial Intelligence in Kentucky's Schools project, establishment
Teachers - Educator preparation program, standards, artificial intelligence
Teachers - Professional development, artificial intelligence, requirement
Universities and Colleges - Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education project, establishment
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Education, use of artificial intelligence
Boards and Commissions - Education Professional Standards Board, program standards on technology, artificial intelligence
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, academic standards for technology, artificial intelligence
Reports Mandated - Council on Postsecondary Education, artificial intelligence use, annual deadline
Reports Mandated - Kentucky Department of Education, artificial intelligence use, annual deadline
Reports Mandated - Postsecondary institutions, artificial intelligence use, annual deadline
Reports Mandated - School districts, artificial intelligence use, annual deadline
Technology - Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education project, establishment
Technology - Artificial Intelligence in Kentucky's Schools project, establishment
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Artificial Intelligence Working Group, Council on Postsecondary Education, creation
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Council for Education Technology, Kentucky Department of Education, creation

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01/02/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/03/24
  • to Education (S)


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