700 KAR 1:020. State Adult Literacy Program plan

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/700/001/020.htm
Published: 2015

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      700 KAR 1:020.

State Adult Literacy Program plan.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS

Chapter 158

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 158.790, 158.795

      NECESSITY,

FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: The Education and Humanities Cabinet is authorized by

KRS 158.795 to administer a statewide adult literacy program. The following

rules and administrative regulations are necessary for the Education and

Humanities Cabinet and the Governor's Commission on Literacy to exercise its

duties. The Governor's Commission on Literacy is authorized to formulate a statewide

strategy and program plan for adult literacy by KRS 158.790. It is further

authorized to review and evaluate literacy programs and report findings and

recommendations to the Governor, the Legislative Research Commission, and

appropriate cabinet and department heads. The function of this administrative

regulation is to assist in the evaluation of existing resources and to set

planning goals and guidelines which will provide for optional utilization of

all resources directed toward adult literacy programs.

 

      Section 1.

Purpose. The purpose of this administrative regulation is to establish the

process by which the state adult literacy program plan is prepared, amended and

revised. The state adult literacy program plan should serve as a major policy

document which provides a coordinated approach for identifying statewide

literacy program needs and addressing major adult literacy issues, and,

insuring the provision of adult literacy services for each county of the

Commonwealth.

 

      Section 2.

Definitions. (1) "Commission" means the Governor's Commission on

Literacy established pursuant to KRS 158.790, which for administrative purposes

is attached to the Education and Humanities Cabinet.

      (2)

"Cabinet" means the Education and Humanities Cabinet acting as the

body administering a statewide adult literacy program pursuant to KRS 158.795.

      (3) "State

adult literacy program plan" means the document duly adopted by the

Governor's Commission on Literacy and approved by the Secretary of the

Education and Humanities Cabinet and the Governor.

 

      Section 3. State

Adult Literacy Program Plan Development. (1) The commission shall determine the

statewide adult literacy program needs of the Commonwealth after providing

reasonable opportunity for the submission of written recommendations from

appropriate state agencies which provide such services and other agencies as

designated by the Governor for the purpose of making such recommendations.

      (2) The

commission shall prepare, review at least biennially and revise as necessary a

preliminary state adult literacy plan for the provision and coordination of

adult literacy services.

      (3) The

commission shall invite appropriate state agencies to review the preliminary

plan and shall receive comments in writing.

      (4) The

commission shall give written consideration to all comments received and

specify what changes are being made in the plan in response to comment, and, if

changes are not being made, specify the reasons for not changing the plan. A

copy of the statements shall be available for public review and provided to

those agencies which submitted comments on the plan.

      (5) The

commission shall submit the preliminary state adult literacy program plan to

the Secretary of the Cabinet for Education and Humanities.

      (6) After approval

of the state adult literacy program plan by the secretary, the secretary shall

submit the proposal plan to the Governor for approval or disapproval. (12 Ky.R.

1196; eff. 2-4-86.)