HB 193 (BR 1046) - H. Moberly, F. Rasche, T. Feeley, R. Palumbo, T. Thompson
AN ACT relating to improving student achievement.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish an education compact to help students reach proficiency in reading and mathematics; require school-based decision making councils to implement procedures to review academic progress of students who performed below the proficiency level on the state assessments under KRS 158.6453 and to design individual intervention strategies and modifications to instruction practices for these students; require parental agreement if the intervention strategies are to occur outside the regular school day; provide that if a parent agrees to a program outside the school day, the student and parents are subject to compulsory attendance laws.
HB 193 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 156.553 to give priority for professional growth fund grants, beginning June 1, 2005 through 2008-2009 school year to train teams of teachers as mathematics coaches and mentors and reading coaches and mentors; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to create a Committee for Mathematics Achievement to develop a strategic plan to address specific issues relating to mathematics achievement, including developing a statewide program of professional development; define the committee's role, responsibilities and membership; provide a sunset clause to end the committee on December 31, 2005; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to create a mathematics achievement fund to support local schools and teachers in the implementation of continuous assessment and intervention services relating to mathematics for those students not performing at proficiency on state assessments; amend KRS 158.792 relating to the reading fund for primary struggling readers, to expand it to include grants to serve students grade 4 and beyond; require the Kentucky Department of Education to manage grant programs; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations relating to the math and reading initiatives; require reports from the Committee for Mathematics Achievement to the Education Assessment Review Subcommittee, the Interim Joint Committee on Education and the Legislative Research Commission.
HCA (1/Title, F. Rasche) - Make title amendment.
HFA (1, H. Moberly) - Eliminate requirement for colleges and universities to observe teachers, administrators at school sites in reading and mathematics; eliminate the requirement for school councils to adopt a policy for procedures for a review of the academic progress of each student who performed below proficiency in reading and mathematics the previous year on state assessments administered under KRS 158.6453 and in compliance with the federal "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, 20 U.S.C. sec. 6301 et seq. and the components of the review; eliminate a required intervention plan for each student who performed below proficiency in reading and mathematics; provide that teacher members to be appointed to the Committee for Mathematics Achievement be appointed by the statewide education professional association with the largest paid membership rather than by the commissioner of education and the administrative members to be appointed to the Committee for Mathematics Achievement be appointed by the statewide school administrators' association with the largest paid membership; attach selected sections of SB 100/GA; make technical changes to conform.
Jan 6-introduced in House
Jan 7-to Education (H)
Jan 15-posted in committee
Jan 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
Jan 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 23, 2004
Mar 15-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 76-15 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1)
Mar 18-received in Senate
Mar 22-to Education (S)