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HB118

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HB 118 (BR 18) - S. Lee

     AN ACT relating to the Special Needs Alternative Education and Welfare Program.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 157 to create the Students with Special Needs Scholarship Program; define terminology regarding participation; describe the process for the Kentucky Department of Education to receive student applications and to allocate scholarship funding; require a resident school district to provide annual notice of the scholarship program to parents, transfer school records, provide transportation, and permit a student to participate in the state assessment if requested; describe the requirements of a participating school application; describe parental, student, and local district responsibilities; clarify the requirements for a proportionate share of federal funds for parentally placed students with disabilities; amend KRS 157.196, 159.030, and 605.115 to conform with the definition of "individualized education program" in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Education (H)


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