HB 383 (BR 1451) - A. Wuchner, J. Carney, J. DeCesare
AN ACT relating to school calendars and declaring an emergency.
Amend KRS 158.070 to define "minimum school term," student attendance day," "student instructional year," and "teacher professional day"; prohibit a district from scheduling a student attendance day on the day of a primary or regular election if any school in the district is used as a polling place; establish a process to amend a school calendar due to an emergency; permit teacher delegates to attend regional or district professional meetings held on days when school is open; amend KRS 157.350, and 158.649 to conform; EMERGENCY.
HB 383 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions, except permit employee delegates to attend regional or district professional meetings held on days when school is open; restore language that requires school to be closed on regular or primary election days but allows those days to be used for professional activities; allow a student attendance day to exceed 7 hours, under specific conditions; restructure the approval process used by the commissioner to waive the make-up of 10 student attendance days; declare an EMERGENCY.
Feb 12-introduced in House
Feb 13-to Education (H)
Feb 21-posted in committee
Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 5-taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day