07RS HB30

HB30

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HB 30 (BR 98) - S. Lee, D. Floyd, J. DeCesare, M. Harmon

     AN ACT relating to the Students with Special Needs Scholarship Program.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 157 to establish the Students with Special Needs Scholarship Program to permit exceptional students as defined by KRS 157.200(a) to (m) to receive a scholarship to move from his or her resident public school to a participating school; define participating school as a public or nonpublic school that meets certain criteria and accepts the student for enrollment; the maximum amount of the scholarship shall be an amount equal to the per pupil funding based on the average daily attendance and add-on funds for exceptional children that are allotted under the Support Education Excellence in Kentucky program; the resident district shall provide or pay for transportation for the student to attend the nonpublic participating school; the Kentucky Board of Education shall promulgate necessary administrative regulations to implement and manage the scholarship program.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Oct 4-To: Interim Joint Committee on Education
     Jan 2-introduced in House
     Jan 3-to Education (H)


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