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SB 83 (BR 41) - K. Winters

     AN ACT relating to school calendar days and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 158.070; to require a school calendar to include makeup days for the average number of days missed in the three highest years over the past five years; establish the minimum and maximum number of minutes by which a school instructional day may be lengthened; require a school calendar to be approved by the department of education; require a local board of education to submit to the Department of Education for approval a plan to make up instructional days missed; require the commissioner of education to waive the makeup of instructional days missed under certain conditions; amend KRS 157.350 and 158.649 to conform; provide that the commissioner of education shall approve waivers for the makeup of all remaining instructional days scheduled to occur on or after June 21, 2011 for calendar year 2010-2011; require the school term for fiscal years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 to include the equivalent of 177 six-hour instructional days; EMERGENCY.

SB 83 - AMENDMENTS


     SFA (1, D. Givens) - Make technical correction; specify that beginning with the 2011-2012 school calendar and thereafter, an instructional day that is lengthened to meet the equivalency requirement must be lengthened by no less than 30 minutes per day and by no more than 45 minutes per day; add noncodified language to allow use of alternative methods to make up lost instructional time.
     SFA (2, J. Schickel) - Require instructional days lengthened as part of an amended calendar to be lengthened by no less than 30 minutes and no more than 45 minutes beyond the longest regular school day in the original calendar; require an amended school calendar with lengthened instructional days to contain no less than 165 instructional days, unless the district is operating under an innovate calendar approved by the department of education.
     SFA (3, J. Turner) - Allow instructional days to be lengthened to meet the equivalency requirement in a school district's adopted calendar approved by the Kentucky Department of Education; require lengthened instructional days to be lengthened by no less than 30 minutes and by no more than 45 minutes per day; and require an amended calendar with lengthened instructional days to contain no less than 165 instructional days, unless the district is operating under an innovative calendar approved by the department of education.

     Feb 1-introduced in Senate; to Education (S); taken from Education (S); 1st reading; returned to Education (S)
     Feb 2-taken from Education (S); 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)
     Feb 3-reported favorably, to Rules
     Feb 7-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 9-floor amendment (2) filed
     Feb 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 11, 2011
     Feb 11-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 14-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 15-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (3) filed
     Feb 16-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; recommitted to Education (S)


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