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SB 28 (BR 447) - J. Westwood

     AN ACT relating to career and technical education, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 158.810 to define terms relating to career and technical education; amend KRS 158.812 to specify the intent of the General Assembly and to clarify purposes of career and technical education and legislative beliefs; create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to require communication of the minimum college and career-readiness standards to all local school districts prior to the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year; require the Department of Education to develop enhanced courses in English, reading, and mathematics for at-risk students in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require the Kentucky Department of Education, if funds are appropriated for that purpose, to recommend evidence-based instructional models to schools to help at-risk students; require all career and technical education teachers to receive training in how to embed reading, mathematics, and science knowledge and skills in specific career and technical education programs; create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to establish a career and technical education accessibility fund for matching grants to local school districts to be administered by the Kentucky Department of Education and require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations for implementing the grant program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to define "career guidance coach" and to create a career guidance fund for matching grants to local school districts to be administered by the Kentucky Department of Education and require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations for implementing the grant program; amend KRS 158.814 to require that the Kentucky Department of Education and the Office of Career and Technical Education to determine the statewide unmet needs for career and technical education capital projects; create a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to provide a tax credit for a financial gift or in-kind contribution to the career and technical education accessibility fund; amend KRS 141.0205 to conform; amend KRS 158.816 to complete data analysis and reporting of the attainment of skills and educational credentials by technical education students; amend KRS 18A.010 to exempt teachers, guidance coaches and counselors, and school administrators employed in state-operated area technology centers from the executive branch employee cap; name the Act the "Career Pathways Act of 2010"; EMERGENCY.

SB 28 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS - Retain original provisions, except delete the provision to establish a career guidance fund to provide matching grants to local school districts; delete references to specific dollar amounts for grants from the career and technical education accessibility fund; make changes to conform.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Jan 6-to Education (S)
     Mar 4-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Education (S)
     Mar 5-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)
     Mar 11-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
     Mar 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 17, 2010
     Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 18-received in House
     Mar 19-to Education (H)
     Mar 23-posted in committee; posting waived

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