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Tue March 16, 2010
Education Committee Takes Up Waivers For Snow Days - Flu Closings
By Tony McVeigh
Frankfort, KY – Over the objections of State Education Commissioner Terry Holliday, a bill allowing Kentucky schools that lost more than 20 instructional days to snow and flu this winter to seek waivers has cleared the House Education Committee.
The committee also approved a Senate bill allowing early high school graduation for students who meet strict academic requirements. The measure also creates a scholarship fund for such students. Both bills advance to the House floor.