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Bill banning corporal punishment in schools heads to House

A bill that would ban corporal punishment in schools is headed to the House. Supporters say corporal punishment traumatizes children and creates less orderly climates.

Bill requiring armed school officers clears House committee

The committee action Tuesday leaves an update to last year's school safety law just one vote away from clearing the legislature.

House Education Committee to consider new graduation requirements

Tuesday morning in Frankfort, the House Education Committee is set to consider proposed changes to high school graduation requirements.

House receives bill that would expand use of KEES money

Kentucky students could use their KEES merit scholarships for qualified workforce training programs under a bill that today cleared the House Education Committee.

Lawmakers advance bill to require national motto in schools

Kentucky lawmakers have started advancing a bill to require public schools to display the national motto, "In God We Trust," in a prominent location.

Dyslexia intervention bills move to House floor

Bills that would help school districts identify and assist young students with dyslexic traits and provide a mechanism to fund district support for those students have passed the House Education Committee.

Committee chairman introduces charter schools legislation

A key committee chairman has introduced legislation that would allow charter schools to open in Kentucky.

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