KY HB499

Repeal and reenact KRS 157.069 to define terms; require the Office of Career and Technical Education within the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) to identify career and technical education programs or pathways as high cost or general cost; provide for a funding calculation from general fund appropriations for career and technical education based 60% upon weighted full-time equivalents enrollment and 40% upon specified incentives; provide for state-operated area technology center operating costs to be funded by the general fund appropriation to KDE; allow funds to be used for career and technical education programming for students in grades 5-8; disburse 75% of administrative operating funds previously designated to state-operated facility administrative costs that were converted to locally operated facilities to the locally operated facility and 25% to the career and technical education innovation and support fund for innovation and support of career and technical programs; create the career and technical education support fund; require the Office of Career and Technical Education to provide oversight of fund usage by recipients; require promulgation of necessary administrative regulations by Kentucky Board of Education; EFFECTIVE July 1, 2024; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.

2024/02/09 to Committee on Committees (H)

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