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HB 255 (BR 1242) - C. Rollins II, R. Meeks

     AN ACT relating to dropout prevention.
     Amend KRS 158.145 to declare new goals for reducing the dropout rate by the year 2011; specify that the statewide annual average dropout rate will be reduced by 70 percent of what it was in the year 2000; specify that no school will have an annual dropout rate that exceeds four percent; amend KRS 158.146 to direct the Kentucky Department of Education to give priority for receiving grant funds to districts with the highest annual dropout rates and with greater numbers of students dropping out of school; specify that proposals for grant funds shall provide a districtwide systemic approach at all grades.

     Feb 4-introduced in House
     Feb 5-to Education (H)
     Feb 6-posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 12, 2009
     Mar 11-returned to Rules


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