HB 32 (BR 120) - B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to compulsory school attendance.
Amend KRS 159.030 to provide that effective July 1, 2005 until June 30, 2006, compulsory school attendance shall be between the ages of six and seventeen; effective July 1, 2006 and thereafter, compulsory school attendance shall be between the ages of six and eighteen; direct the Department of Education to develop by January 1, 2004, a comprehensive implementation plan to identify issues, strategies, models, and resources to assist school districts in serving all students until graduation or age eighteen; and by January 1, 2004, require each local school district, working in cooperation with the school-based decision making councils of its middle and high schools, to revise the comprehensive school and district improvement plans to provide academic and support services to meet the needs of students until graduation or age eighteen.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s))
Jan 7-introduced in House; to Education (H)