Policy & Advocacy
KASA commits to a partnership with the General Assembly, and with all those who would continue to make the education of Kentucky's citizens their highest priority, in order to assure them a place in the world economy and the marketplace.

Legislative Priorities
KASA vows to partner with the General Assembly and all education advocates, ensuring a focus on Kentucky citizens' education for success in the global economy and the marketplace of ideas.
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2024 Education Bills
KASA staff actively track bills by engaging with legislators, attending and monitoring all relevant committee meetings on education, and extending their involvement to subcommittees.
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Coalition to Sustain the Education Profession 
Kentucky faces an urgent education crisis. KASA's Coalition to Sustain the Education Profession is a crucial step to prevent larger classes, reduced teacher quality, and an overall decline in education. Learn More

Resources & Talking Points
KASA will provide essential background information and discussion points, designed to empower you in grassroots advocacy with your legislators on pivotal education-related matters.
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Summary of Education Funding in HB 6, Conference Committee Report
In this spreadsheet  you will find the Conference Committee Report on HB 6, State Budget, which was passed by the Senate Wednesday evening and is expected to be passed by the House today, Thursday, March 28. HB 6 will then go to the Governor who may issue line-item vetoes of specific appropriations or veto the budget in its entirety. Any vetoes issued by the Governor are expected to be over-ridden on April 12 or 15.
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Status of HB 6 - Biennial Budget 
We understand the budget conference committee worked through the weekend and may continue to deliberate into next week. Thursday is the deadline for a budget conference committee report to win final passage before the veto recess – ensuring the Governor will not have the opportunity to make line-item vetos to the budget that the General Assembly would not be able to override. We expect the budget conference committee report will be released no later than Wednesday, March 27.
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Drive-In Day
KASA's Legislative Drive-In Day is on February 27, during National Education Week. The primary goal of Legislative Drive-In Day is for legislators to hear directly from their local school leaders on important education issues. 
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Media/News Releases
News Releases, KASA Alerts and Capitol Connection.
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Principal for a Day
This unique program offers legislators a deeper understanding of daily school operations and the challenges faced by administrators, surpassing a standard school visit.
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Celebrating Successes
Throughout the years KASA has been working with legislators there have been times where recognition is a no-brainer. Let's celebrate all of our successes together.
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Meet Your KASA Advocacy Staff

 

           
 Rhonda Caldwell, CAE, Ph.D.,
Chief Executive Officer, KASA
  Bob Rowland,
Director of
Government Relations
   Abby Piper,
Lobbyist
    Jared Smith,
Lobbyist