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SB135 (BR89) - J. Schickel

     AN ACT relating to school councils.
     Amend KRS 160.345 to require the school superintendent to consult with the principal or principal's designee and the school council when establishing school policy, making personnel decisions, determining instructional materials, and student support services; allow a principal vacancy to be filled by the superintendent; require the superintendent to adopt policies to be implemented in the schools; require the superintendent to plan professional development; allow the principal or principal's designee to develop and implement a wellness policy; amend KRS 158.197 to allow the principal or principal's designee to authorize the display of specific educational materials; amend KRS 158.153, 158.792, and 158.844 to conform.


     SCS1 - Retain original provisions; allow superintendent's designee to act on behalf of superintendent; require school principal and school counsel to consult prior to providing policy recommendations to superintendent or designee; require superintendent or designee to adopt school policies.

     Feb 09, 2015 - introduced in Senate
     Feb 11, 2015 - to Education (S)
     Feb 26, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 23, 2015 - recommitted to Education (S)