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163.032 Salary schedule for teachers and administrators in schools for deaf and blind -- Employment status and benefits -- Hiring process -- Work location <br>assignments -- Accrued leave. (1) The Kentucky Department of Education, with assistance from the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet, shall adopt a salary schedule for teachers in the Kentucky <br>School for the Deaf and the Kentucky School for the Blind. The salary schedule <br>shall be the same as salary schedules in effect in local school districts in counties <br>containing a city of the first class and shall conform to the requirements for a single <br>salary schedule as defined in KRS 157.320, except the salary schedule shall not <br>limit the number of years of experience for a certified employee who transfers to the <br>school. (2) (a) Certified teachers in the Kentucky School for the Deaf and the Kentucky School for the Blind shall have the same statutory employment status and <br>benefits as certified teachers in the public schools. (b) If a teacher qualifies for and requests a tribunal under KRS 161.790, the Attorney General shall appoint the members. (3) The Kentucky Department of Education, with assistance from the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet, shall adopt a salary schedule for administrators at the Kentucky <br>School for the Deaf and the Kentucky School for the Blind which will provide for <br>equitable salaries between teachers and administrators. The salary schedule, which <br>shall be computed prior to July 1 of each year, shall be based on two hundred sixty <br>(260) days per year. (4) Once a teacher has been selected for hiring at the Kentucky School for the Blind or the Kentucky School for the Deaf, the Department of Education and the Personnel <br>Cabinet shall complete the hiring process within two (2) weeks. (5) A certified teacher employed at one (1) of the schools on July 12, 2006, whose job description does not include outreach responsibilities shall not be involuntarily <br>assigned to work on a permanent basis outside the county in which the employing <br>school is located. (6) Nothing in KRS 18A.115 or 163.032 shall result in a loss of any leave accrued by a certified teacher employed prior to July 12, 2006, by one (1) of the schools. Accrued <br>leave may be taken in accordance with the policy of the school. Effective: July 12, 2006 <br>History: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 2, effective July 12, 2006. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 154, sec. 80, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1990 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 233, sec. 1, effective July 13, 1990; ch. 470, sec. 55, effective July 1, 1990; and <br>ch. 476, Pt. IV, sec. 263, effective July 13, 1990. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 361, <br>sec. 16, effective July 15, 1988. -- Amended 1986 Ky. Acts ch. 219, sec. 1, effective <br>July 15, 1986. -- Created 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 277, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1980. Legislative Research Commission Note (7/13/90). This section was amended by three 1990 Acts. Where those Acts are not in conflict, they have been compiled together. <br>Where a conflict exists, the Act which was last enacted by the General Assembly <br>prevails, pursuant to KRS 446.250.