+ − Summary
+ − Full Text
+ − Actions (13)
- To Education
- Received in House
- Passed 25-12 with Committee Substitute (1) floor amendment (2)
- Floor amendments (1) and (4-title) withdrawn
- Floor amendment (3) defeated
- 3rd reading
- Floor amendment (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (4-title) filed
- Posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 17, 2016
- 2nd reading, to Rules
- Floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
- Reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
- To Education
- Introduced in Senate
+ − Amendments (5)
Include social studies in the review of academic assessments; make the commissioner of education a voting member of the standards and assessments recommendation committee; restore original language regarding statewide social studies assessments in KRS 158.6453; require assessment reports to include an operational subset of test items instead of a copy of each assessment; delete social studies from the new standards assurance process; make technical amendments to conform.
Delete all sections of bill and replace with new text directing the Department of Education to establish a task force to study the changes made to public education as a result of the directives of 2009 Senate Bill 1; include the commissioner of education and legislators on the task force; create an advisory panel to the task force composed of public school teachers and higher education representatives; require the task force to report its findings by October 9, 2017.
Make title amendment.
Retain original provisions except delete changes to KRS 158.645 regarding the arts and revise language regarding the arts and humanities requirement; add the commissioner of education as a member of the standards and assessments recommendation committee; revise the standards review process; direct the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations regarding the staggering and sequence of the standards review process; delete the phrase "and placement" from the term "college admissions and placement examinations"; require the Kentucky Department of Education to implement a review process for academic standards in arts and humanities and practical living skills and career studies; require the department to provide recommendations for integrating arts and humanities, practical living and career studies, social studies, and effective writing within the curriculum; require the Kentucky Department of Education to develop a standards assurance form for a principal's use in assuring a school's integration of the standards in social studies, arts and humanities, practical living and career studies, and writing and implement an inquiry and review process regarding the integration of the standards; require an exceptional student to be counted as a graduate in the school's graduation rate if the student participates in the alternate assessment and receives an alternative high school diploma; allow the local board of education to form a turnaround team of staff and community partners; require the local board to select the Kentucky Department of Education as the turnaround team if the board is unable to use a private entity or form their own team; require the turnaround plan to be reviewed by the superintendent and local board and require the Kentucky Board of Education to approve the plan; make technical amendments to conform.
Require assessment reports to include an operational subset of test items instead of a copy of each assessment.