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SB 64 (BR 923) - K. Winters

     AN ACT relating to assessment ethics.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 161 to make it unlawful for any school district employee to allow examinees to view assessment questions in advance, copy test booklet contents, provide guidance to assist examinees to arrive at correct answers, change student responses, make answer keys available, fail to follow test security protocol, fail to report violations, or follow any rules established by the Kentucky Board of Education; require superintendent and principal to enforce policies; require the Kentucky Board of Education to adopt statistical guidelines for determining testing irregularities; authorize prosecution of violations; require the Office of Education Accountability to periodically review assessment results and anomalies; and provide for fine upon conviction of not more than $1,000 and disciplinary action by the Education Professional Standards Board.


     SCS - Retain original provisions except delete requirement relating to reporting actions; clarify the authority of the Education Professional Standards Board to investigate allegations of misconduct and to prosecute disciplinary actions; make technical corrections.

     Jan 4-introduced in Senate
     Jan 5-to Education (S)
     Jan 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for for Thursday, January 26, 2012
     Jan 26-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute
     Jan 27-received in House
     Jan 30-to Education (H)
     Mar 7-posted in committee
     Mar 26-taken from Education (H); 1st reading; returned to Education (H)

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