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SB 43 (BR 848) - A. Kerr

     AN ACT relating to the education of students with special needs.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 157 to establish 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, and provide transportation; permit a student to participate in the state assessment if requested; describe the requirements for a nonpublic school to become a participating school; describe parent, 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, KRS 159.030, and KRS 605.115 to conform with the definition of "individualized education program" in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; cite the act as the "Special Needs Alternative Education and Welfare Act of 2010".

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Jan 6-to Education (S)

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