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. […]

Bill Creating Alternative Diploma for Special Needs Students Close to Becoming Law

A bill creating an alternative diploma for special needs students is one vote away from becoming law. Senate Bill 43 would apply different core standards to qualified students who would then earn the alternative diploma. Currently, special needs students in Kentucky receive only a certificate when they graduate. The bill’s sponsor, Senator Dennis Parrett, says […]