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HB 239 - School Principal Selection Process Amendments - Kentucky Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (19-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: School Principal Selection Process Amendments

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the hiring process for school principals to require the school council to select the new principal from a list of 3 finalists selected by the superintendent within 3 weeks of receiving the list of finalist, and specifies that if the council is unable to select 1 of the finalists, the superintendent will appoint the new principal.

Highlights:
-Establishes Kentucky Literacy Day in which all public schools and libraries, beginning with the 2010-2011 school year, shall "recognize the importance of strong reading skills for the academic success of all students and the cultural and economic future" (Sec. 2). -This is a substitute bill sponsored by the House Committee on Rules.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (99-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: School Principal Selection Process Amendments

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