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ERIC Number: ED589962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jun
Pages: 130
Abstractor: ERIC
School-Based Decision Making Handbook. Revised
Kentucky Department of Education
This report by the Kentucky Department of Education states that "the school council shall have the responsibility to set school policy consistent with district board policy which shall provide an environment to enhance the students' achievement and help the school meet the goals established in KRS 158.645 and 158.6451." The report's 18 chapters describe: (1) School-Based Decision Making Statute (KRS 160.345); (2) Other Kentucky Statutes Related to School Councils Work (KRS 157.360 Staffing Allocations; KRS 158.031 Primary Program; KRS 158.102 Library Media Specialist; KRS 160.347 Removal of SBDM Members; and KRS 160.348 Advanced Placement); (3) Bylaws and Policies; (4) Roles for School-based Decision Making Shareholders; (5) School Councils and Boards of Education; (6) School Council Elections; (7) Requirement for School Council Member Training; (8) Communicating with Families and the Community; (9) Open Meetings; (10) Committees; (11) Consensus Decision Building; (12) Open Records; (13) Communicating with the Media; (14) Personnel and Staffing Allocations; (15) Minority Educator Recruitment and Retention; (16) Achievement Gaps and Planning Requirements; (17) School Councils and Budgets; and (18) Principal Selection Overview.
Kentucky Department of Education. 500 Mero Street 19th Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601. Tel: 502-564-3421; Fax: 502-564-6470; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Department of Education
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky