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SB 36 (BR 32) - J. Westwood

     AN ACT relating to career and technical education, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 158.812 to express legislative goals for career and technical education; amend KRS 158.810 to define terms related to career and technical education; create a new section to KRS Chapter 156 to require the Department of Education to issue core content standards, assess student progress, and develop new courses relevant to college and career readiness; create a new section to KRS Chapter 158 providing for the creation and use of evidence-based models assessing the needs of at-risk students; create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to define terms related to career and technical education and to establish a career and technical education accessibility fund; amend KRS 158.814 to address unmet needs for career and technical education; amend KRS 158.816 to add criteria to the assessment of technical education students; amend KRS 18A.010 to exempt technology center employees from the count of full-time executive branch employees; EMERGENCY.


     SFA (1, R. Palmer II) - Amend KRS 159.010 to require compulsory attendance for children ages 6 to 17 by July 1, 2015, and for children ages 6 to 18 by July 1, 2016; continue dropout conferences until July 1, 2016; make technical corrections; and amend KRS 159.020 to conform.
     SFA (2/Title, R. Palmer II) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in Senate; to Education (S)
     Feb 1-taken from Education (S); 1st reading; returned to Education (S)
     Feb 2-taken from Education (S); returned to Education (S); 2nd reading
     Feb 3-reported favorably, to Rules
     Feb 4-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Feb 9-recommitted to Education (S)

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