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SB 86 (BR 1265) - B. Guthrie

     AN ACT relating to the selection of school personnel.
     Amend KRS 160.345 to specify the personnel procedures to be used in the selection of school personnel; specify that the school superintendent shall appoint the principal after consultation with the school council if the vacancy is in a school that has an index score that places it in the lowest one-third of all schools below the assistance line and the school has completed a scholastic audit under KRS 158.6455 that includes findings of lack of effectiveness of the principal and the school council; make technical corrections.


     SFA (1, G. Neal) - Provide that a local school district superintendent shall have discretion to appoint a minority principal in a school having 8% or more minority students enrolled when minority personnel are needed to improve the balance of certified staff in the school.

     HCS - Retain original provisions; make technical correction.

     Jan 15-introduced in Senate
     Jan 17-to Education (S)
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 20, 2008; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 20-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 37-0; received in House
     Feb 25-to Education (H)
     Feb 29-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 17-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 18, 2008
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 26-received in Senate
     Apr 1-to Rules (S); posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 37-0
     Apr 2-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 14-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 105)

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