HB 157 (BR 411) - R. Damron
AN ACT relating to character education.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define "character education"; amend KRS 158.645 to add core values and qualities of good character to make moral and ethical decisions in life to the capacities students shall be allowed and assisted to acquire by the system of public education; amend KRS 158.6451 to require schools to develop their students' ability to become self-sufficient individuals of good character, and to require the Kentucky Board of Education to include strategies to incorporate character education throughout a school's curriculum in the state model curriculum framework; amend KRS 156.095 to add strategies to incorporate character education throughout a school's curriculum to the areas that may be covered by optional professional development programs provided by the Kentucky Department of Education; amend KRS 158.060 to specify that character education programs and activities shall be considered as components of actual school work constituting a school day; amend KRS 158.445 to add the development of core values and qualities of good character to the list of training needs for students to be included in school safety and student discipline assessments.
HB 157 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, R. Cox) - Amend to provide for posting of the preamble to the Kentucky Constitution by local school boards.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s))
Jan 4-introduced in House; to Education (H)
Jan 20-posted in committee
Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 7, 2000
Feb 7-floor amendment (1) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 97-0
Feb 8-received in Senate
Feb 10-to Education (S)
Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 15-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 17, 2000
Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House
Mar 20-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Mar 21-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Mar 28-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 162)