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HB 226 (BR 1091) - J. Richards, S. Lee, Ji. Lee, T. Moore, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to the Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky and declaring an emergency.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to create the Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University; describe purposes and long term goals; require advisory board be established; define role of Western Kentucky University; require academy students to participate in the state accountability testing program and have scores reported to home high schools; amend KRS 157.360 to identify how SEEK funds will be used in support of students at the academy; amend KRS 158.140 to authorize the academy to award diploma and local school districts to award a joint diploma; amend KRS 164.002 definitions; amend KRS 164.7874 to ensure that academy students qualify to earn KEES awards; EMERGENCY.

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 10-to Education (H)

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