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HB 69 (BR 282) - L. Belcher, S. Overly, M. Dossett, M. Nemes, J. Tilley, A. Wuchner

     AN ACT relating to early education assessment and intervention.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define "aphasia," "dyscalculia," dyslexia," "phonemic awareness," and "scientifically based research"; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations for district-wide reporting on the use of K-3 response-to-intervention implementation in reading by August 1, 2013, in mathematics by August 1, 2014, and behavior by August 1, 2015; require the Department of Education to make available technical assistance, training, and a Web-based resource to assist all local school districts in the implementation of the system and instructional tools based on scientifically based research; require the department to collaborate with other state agencies and organizations; require conformity with 20 U.S.C. sec. 1414(a)(1)(E) for initial evaluations of students with suspected disabilities; require the department to report to the Interim Joint Committee on Education on implementation by November 30, 2013, and annually thereafter; amend KRS 157.200 to conform with the federal definition of a "specific learning disability."


     HCS - Retain original provisions except to clarify that the promulgation of administrative regulations for district-wide implementation of response-to-intervention applies only to kindergarten through grade three.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 3-introduced in House; to Education (H)
     Jan 5-posted in committee
     Jan 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 31, 2012
     Jan 31-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 1-received in Senate
     Feb 6-to Education (S)
     Mar 21-taken from Education (S); 1st reading; returned to Education (S)
     Mar 22-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill
     Mar 26-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 26, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Mar 27-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 30-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 45)

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