While the legislature was focused this session on how to deal with the state’s underfunded pension systems, a few education bills made it into law.
Gov. Steve Beshear this week ceremonially signed House Bill 172, a measure to encourage schools to keep emergency medication on hand for children who can suffer severe, life-threatening allergic reactions. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Addia K. Wuchner, of Florence, encourages schools to keep epinephrine pens on the premises. These pens are used in emergencies to inject potentially lifesaving medication [...]