SB 298 (BR 2056) - J. Pendleton, P. Herron Jr
AN ACT relating to secondary area vocational education and technology centers.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 151B establish an option for a local board of education to assume the management and control of a state-operated secondary vocational education and technology center with approval of the State Board for Adult and Technical Education if certain conditions are met, including that the local board of education agree to continue the programs and retain the teachers, administrators, and all other certified and classified staff for one (1) complete school year following the initial transfer; provide that in subsequent years, all decisions relating to programs, curriculum, and staff shall be under the local board authority; provide for the transfer of funds that are used by the Cabinet for Workforce Development to the local board of education; provide that the affected employees receive compensation for their accrued annual leave and comp time and that they be able to transfer sick leave based on the local board policy and as provided in KRS 161.55(3); provide that any certified staff person with continuing status under KRS Chapter 151B may be granted tenure in the local school district as described in KRS 161.765; amend KRS 161.740 to conform.
Feb 11-introduced in Senate
Feb 12-to Education (S)