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Charter schools bill passed by Senate, House heads to Gov. Bevin's desk

03/15/2017 06:33 PM

FRANKFORT – Legislation which would authorize public charter schools throughout Kentucky was passed by the Senate on Wednesday afternoon. House Bill 520, sponsored by Rep. Bam Carney, R-Campbellsville, passed by a 23-15 vote with all Democrats, along Republicans Sen. Tom Buford, R-Nicholasville, Sen. C.B. Embry, R-Morgantown, Sen. Wil Schroder, R-Wilder, and Sen. Brandon Smith, R-Hazard, casting no votes. The House later passed the bill on a 53-43 vote, sending it to Gov. Matt Bevin’s desk. A lot of floor debate... Read more 

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