graduation bill

SB 97 implementation: one educator’s thoughts

Kentucky Department of Education Chief of Staff Tommy Floyd is Commissioner Terry Holliday’s guest writer this week. He shares some of his experiences and thoughts on the implementation of the higher compulsory school attendance age and how it is really focused on helping each and every child in Kentucky become successful. Tommy Floyd I vividly remember the first high school [...]

By |2020-01-28T10:20:27-05:00February 17, 2015|

Gov. Beshear signs long-awaited graduation bill

Calling it “one of my most satisfying acts as Governor,” Gov. Steve Beshear this week signed into law the Graduation Bill (Senate Bill 97), which will keep Kentucky students enrolled in school until they turn 18. Gov. Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear have joined educators and child advocates to fight for this bill’s passage for the past five legislative [...]

By |2013-03-21T09:28:59-04:00March 21, 2013|
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