IN HB1003 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Introduced on January 6 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-23 - Representative DeLaney added as coauthor
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [PDF]

Summary

Education matters. Provides that a school corporation may publish in a local newspaper a summary of the annual performance report with a description of how to find and view the full annual performance report on the Internet in lieu of publishing the whole annual performance report. Provides that the state board of education (state board) shall determine the timing, frequency, and method of certain teacher training requirements, including whether the training should be required for purposes of obtaining or renewing a license or as part of the completion requirements for a teacher preparation program. Provides that the state board may grant an application by a school or group of schools that request to waive compliance with certain statutes or rules. Requires the state board to annually compile compliance waiver submissions and provide a report summarizing the waivers to the general assembly. Provides that 15 of the total number of professional growth experience points required to renew a practitioner license or accomplished practitioner license may be obtained through the completion of an externship with a company or professional development with a local business. (Current law provides that 15 professional growth points required to renew a practitioner license or accomplished practitioner license must be obtained through the completion of an externship with a company or professional development with a local business.) Provides that a high school may replace certain high school courses on the high school transcript with alternative courses in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) in order to satisfy an Indiana diploma with a Core 40 with academic honors designation or another designation requirement. Provides that if a school offers an alternative course to satisfy the Indiana diploma with Core 40 with academic honors or other designation, the parent of a student and the student who intends to enroll in the course must provide consent to the school to enroll in the course. Makes conforming amendments.

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Title

Education matters.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-01-22 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-23HouseRepresentative DeLaney added as coauthor
2020-01-23HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2020-01-21HouseRepresentatives Thompson and Cook added as coauthors
2020-01-06HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education
2020-01-06HouseAuthored by Representative Jordan

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