HB 38 (BR 268) - B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to compulsory school attendance.
Amend KRS 159.030 to provide that effective July 1, 2006 until June 30, 2007 compulsory school attendance shall be between the ages of six and seventeen; effective July 1, 2007 and thereafter compulsory school attendance shall be between the ages of six and eighteen; direct the Department of Education by January 1, 2005 to develop 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, 2005, 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 6-introduced in House; to Education (H)