CALL TO ACTION: Contact Lawmakers, Urge Them to Stabilize Education Budgets Now
With just two working days left in this legislative session, public education
continues to be a key topic among lawmakers. The Kentucky Association of School Superintendents remains committed to championing crucial issues related to student achievement, but we need your help!
On February 16, 2023, House Bill 3 (HB 3) was introduced in the Kentucky House of Representatives. KASS supports this bill as a positive first step in improving student learning, student attendance, and teacher and student working conditions.
The Kentucky general Assembly passed Senate Bill 1 (SB1) on March 25, 2022. SB1 will provide greater flexibility to local school districts and superintendents to help guarantee student, principal and faculty success.
House Bill 1 (Budget Bill) Passed by General Assembly
As of March 30, 2022, House Bill 1 (HB1) was passed by the Kentucky General Assembly.
With this bill, lawmakers are taking several positive steps toward creating a brighter future for Kentucky students and public schools.
Senate Bill 1 Referred to House Education Committee
Following passage by the Kentucky Senate, Senate Bill 1 (SB1) was most recently referred to the House Standing Committee on Education on March 11, 2022. This pushes the bill another step closer to being signed into law. SB1 will provide greater flexibility to local school districts and superintendents to help guarantee student, principal and faculty success.
House Bill 1 (HB1) was passed in the Kentucky Senate 30-6 on March 9, 2022 and is now headed conference committee. KASS is working hard to make sure the final piece of legislation is the most impactful and makes a positive difference on Kentucky students and public schools.
On March 1, 2022, House Bill 9 (HB9) was introduced in the Kentucky House of Representatives. KASS strongly opposes this short-sighted and misguided bill, and as it is currently written would harm our schools and communities.
The Kentucky House of Representatives approved the 2022 state budget, but the Kentucky Senate needs to add three key Kids First Kentucky education provisions to the bill. Get more info and find out how you can help now.
Bipartisan bill helps Kentucky students, public schools and families affected by the devastating December 2021 storms. House Bill 5 was signed into law by Governor Beshear on January 13, 2022. See full details on House Bill 5.