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SB 55 (BR 460) - J. Schickel, S. Meredith, D. Carroll, D. Givens, D. Seum, M. Wilson

     AN ACT relating to school councils.
     Amend KRS 160.345 to allow a local board to require an annual report of activities from a school council; specify the alignment of council policy with local board policy; specify that local board members may attend council meetings; permit a superintendent to forward qualified applicants to the principal instead of the council; alter principal hiring process to be selected by the superintendent or the superintendent's designee after consultation with school council; specify that school council policies adopted under statute shall be consistent with local board policy; require a local board to adopt a policy for reviewing actions of the school council based on inconsistencies with local board policy or hindrances to the efficient operation of the district as a whole; require school council authority to be transferred to the superintendent if a school is identified for comprehensive support and improvement; allow school council authority to be transferred to the principal or superintendent upon request of the local board and approval of the Kentucky Board of Education; establish requirements of such a request; allow a local board to restore school council authority after four years; make technical corrections; amend to conform.

     Jan 03, 2018 - introduced in Senate
     Jan 04, 2018 - to Education (S)