HB 397 (BR 931) - S. Lee, S. Brinkman, J. DeCesare, D. Floyd, B. Montell
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; provide that 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; require the resident district to provide or pay for transportation for the student to attend the nonpublic participating school; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate necessary administrative regulations to implement and manage the scholarship program.
Jan 29-introduced in House
Jan 30-to Education (H)