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HB 154 (BR 203) - C. Rollins II, J. Greer, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to the establishment of a grant program for expanded learning time, making an appropriation therefor and declaring an emergency.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish a grant program for expanded learning time in the school year of 300 additional hours; provide exploratory planning grants for 2010 in selected schools and implementation 3-year grants based on criteria specified, beginning in spring 2011; require annual progress reports; require the Kentucky Department of Education to administer the program and provide technical assistance to schools and districts upon request; permit the department to use up to 5% of the funds for administering and evaluating the program; require the Interim Joint Committee on Education or another committee as determined by the Legislative Research Commission to evaluate the program in the 2016 Interim and make recommendations for whether the program should be expanded, maintained, discontinued, or modified; EMERGENCY.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 5-introduced in House; to Education (H)
     Feb 19-posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 26, 2010
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 89-6
     Mar 2-received in Senate
     Mar 4-to Education (S)

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