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SB 211 (BR 890) - M. Wilson

     AN ACT relating to persistently low-achieving schools.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 160 to permit a local board of education to designate a persistently low-achieving school as a charter school and solicit applications for a governing board; permit a persistently low-achieving school to petition for conversion to a charter school; establish definitions and requirements for a charter school; establish charter school application process; create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations for charter school appeals, implementation, and reporting; create a new section of KRS Chapter 161 to clarify charter school employee benefits; amend KRS 160.346 to add a "charter school option" as a school intervention for persistently low achieving schools.

     Mar 6-introduced in Senate
     Mar 11-to Education (S)
     Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 25, 2014
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 22-14
     Mar 26-received in House
     Mar 27-to Education (H)

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