An Act concerning the state board of education; affecting the powers and duties thereof;
amending K.S.A. 72-7513 and repealing the existing section.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:

      Section  1. K.S.A. 72-7513 is hereby amended to read as follows: 72-
7513. In general, but not by way of limitation, consonant with other ap-
plicable statutory provisions, the state board of education shall:

      (a) Adopt and maintain standards, criteria, guidelines or rules and
regulations for the following:

      (1) School libraries and other educational materials with the excep-
tion of textbooks;

      (2) courses of study and curriculum;

      (3) Accredit accreditation of schools including elementary, and sec-
ondary and junior colleges, public and nonpublic;

      (4) certification of administrators, teachers, counselors, school nurses
and supervisors of school districts and of the state department of edu-
cation and of teachers and administrators of nonpublic schools.; and

      (b) administer the laws of this state concerning the matters named in
this section and all other matters relating to the general supervision of
the public schools and institutions under supervision of the state board
of education.

 Sec.  2. K.S.A. 72-7513 is hereby repealed.
 Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
publication in the statute book.

Approved April 3, 2001.