SB 158: AN ACT relating to education


State Policies & Initiatives: 

“(1) (a) The Kentucky Board of Education shall create an accountability system to classify districts and schools in accordance with the academic standards and student assessment program developed pursuant to KRS 158.6453.

(b) The accountability system shall include an annual meaningful differentiation of all public schools in the state using multiple measures that describe the overall performance of each district, school, and student subgroup. Performance shall be based on a combination of academic and school quality indicators and measures, hereinafter called "state indicators”…

Section 3. KRS 156.160 is amended to read as follows:…

(e) The requirements for an alternative high school diploma for students with disabilities whose individualized education program indicates that, in accordance with 20 U.S.C. sec. 1414(d)(1)(A):

1. The student cannot participate in the regular statewide assessment; and

2. An appropriate alternate assessment has been selected for the student based upon a modified curriculum and an individualized course of study…”



  • Department of Education
  • Other
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Resource Leveraging
  • Kentucky General Assembly
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