National Conference of State Legislatures http://wkms.org en Ky. LRC Approves Audit Contract with National Conference of State Legislatures Despite High Cost http://wkms.org/post/ky-lrc-approves-audit-contract-national-conference-state-legislatures-despite-high-cost <p>Kentucky lawmakers have approved an internal audit of the state’s largest bureaucracy. The bipartisan National Conference of States Legislatures has been selected to audit the state Legislative Research Commission in the wake of scandal.</p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 23:05:36 +0000 Jonathan Meador 37275 at http://wkms.org Ky. LRC Approves Audit Contract with National Conference of State Legislatures Despite High Cost TN Governor Signs Parental Involvement Legislation http://wkms.org/post/tn-governor-signs-parental-involvement-legislation <p>Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed into law a proposal encouraging school districts to develop parental involvement contracts with students&#39; parents.&nbsp; Under the proposal, parents would agree to, at a minimum, review their student&#39;s homework and offer assistance when needed, sign report cards, ensure that their student is not truant.&nbsp; They must also attend school functions, and make every effort to attend parent-teacher conferences.&nbsp; According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, the law is similar to a proposal Michigan passed in 2001.&nbsp; Anothe Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:52:14 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 17671 at http://wkms.org TN Governor Signs Parental Involvement Legislation