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HB 307 (BR 1067) - F. Rasche, J. DeCesare, C. Embry Jr., T. Moore

     AN ACT relating to the Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky and declaring an emergency.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to create the Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University; describe purposes and long term goals; require advisory board be established; define role of Western Kentucky University; require academy students to participate in the state accountability testing program and have scores reported to home high schools; create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to identify how SEEK funds will be used in support of students at the academy; amend KRS 158.140 to authorize the academy to award diploma and local school districts to award a joint diploma; amend KRS 164.002 definitions; amend KRS 164.7874 to ensure that academy students qualify to earn KEES awards; EMERGENCY.

HB 307 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions, except clarify language relating to faculty of the academy; make technical corrections.

     HCA (1/Title, F. Rasche) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 16-introduced in House
     Jan 22-to Education (H)
     Jan 24-posted in committee
     Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Jan 30-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 4, 2008
     Feb 5-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 6-received in Senate
     Feb 8-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

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