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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.



  • M. Wilson