SB 159 (BR 1905) - L. Casebier, V. McGaha, K. Stine
AN ACT relating to the elementary school curriculum.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish the General Assembly's intent that the integration of the arts and foreign languages into the school curriculum benefits students by increasing their motivation to learn, improves attendance, fosters multicultural understanding, and develops neurological cognitive potential through higher order thinking skills, creativity, and problem solving; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require the Department of Education to establish a program that promotes the integration of the arts and foreign languages in the elementary school program by awarding a grant to at least 1 school per region under specified criteria; and require the Department of Education to report annually by July 1 of each year on the implementation of the program to the Governor and the Legislative Research Commission.
SB 159 - AMENDMENTS
SFA (1, L. Casebier) - Delete reference to local financial resources.
Jan 31-introduced in Senate
Feb 5-to Education (S)
Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 26-moved from Consent; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 35-0 with floor amendment (1)
Feb 28-received in House
Mar 1-to Education (H)
Mar 8-posted in committee
Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 18-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)