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SB 81 (BR 1209) - T. Shaughnessy, D. Boswell, D. Harper Angel, J. Rhoads

     AN ACT relating to public education curriculum alignment.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish a statewide high school curriculum content that aligns with the community and technical college curriculum and the four-year postsecondary institutions' freshman and sophomore curriculum; direct the commissioner of education and the president of the Council on Postsecondary Education to convene working groups representing the high schools, the community and technical colleges, and the four-year institutions to develop the curriculum content; provide free College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests to students; amend KRS 160.348 to require each secondary school-based decision making council to offer the statewide curriculum for students in the eleventh and twelfth grade beginning with the 2010-2011 school year; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require the Council on Postsecondary Education to promulgate administrative regulations to require the four-year institutions to accept associate degrees from the community and technical colleges to be applied toward a corresponding baccalaureate degree; amend KRS 158.007, 158.6451, and 164.002 to conform.

     Jan 14-introduced in Senate
     Jan 16-to Education (S)


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