Beshear Approves Alternative Diploma Bill, Legislative Budget

Governor Steve Beshear has signed more bills that passed the General Assembly this session. Lawmakers will return to Frankfort Thursday to try and override any potential vetoes, but so far, the governor hasn’t vetoed anything. He has, however, approved more than a dozen bills since lawmakers left Frankfort late last month. The bills that have […]

Alternative Diploma Bill Passes House Unanimously, Awaits Governor’s Signature

A bill creating an alternative diploma for special needs students in Kentucky is just a signature away from becoming law. Senator Dennis Parrett’s bill soared through the General Assembly. It passed the state Senate 36-0 last week and cleared the House 100-0 Tuesday. Currently, special needs students only receive a certificate upon graduating high school. […]