IN HB1630 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 7-3)
Status: Passed on May 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-05 - Public Law 269
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

Various education matters. Provides that the state board of education (state board) may approve assigning a new identification number for a school that is in operation and requests a new number. Provides that the department of education (department) may assign an identification number to a new school upon the new school's request. Requires the state board to adopt rules to establish criteria that a school must meet to be considered a new school for identification number purposes. Voids 511 IAC 6.2-10-10. Provides that, after June 30, 2019, the state board may not use student growth as the exclusive means used in determining a school's final accountability category. Provides that, upon request beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, the department shall place certain innovation network schools and innovation network charter schools in a "null" or "no letter grade" category for purposes of assessing school performance for a certain number of years, consecutively, unless an innovation network school or innovation network charter school requests otherwise. Provides that, if requested by a school, the department may place the school in a "null" or "no letter grade" category for purposes of assessing school performance for the first three consecutive years of operation of the school. Provides that an innovation network school may request that the state board approve an issuance of a "null" or "no letter grade" for a school during its first three consecutive years of operation by an innovation network team. Provides that the state board must establish criteria that the state board may consider in determining whether an innovation network school that reconfigures an existing school is eligible to receive a "null" or "no letter grade". Adds Cambridge International exams as a postsecondary readiness competency that may be approved by the state board as a graduation pathway. Requires the state board to approve two or more benchmark, formative, interim, or similar assessments to identify students that require remediation. (Current law requires that the state board approve two or more benchmark assessments to identify students that require remediation.) Prohibits the state board and department from contracting with, approving, or endorsing the use of a single vendor to provide benchmark, formative, interim, or similar assessments for kindergarten through grade 7.

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Title

Various education matters. Provides that the state board of education (state board) may approve assigning a new identification number for a school that is in operation and requests a new number. Provides that the department of education (department) may assign an identification number to a new school upon the new school's request. Requires the state board to adopt rules to establish criteria that a school must meet to be considered a new school for identification number purposes. Voids 511 IAC 6.2-10-10. Provides that, after June 30, 2019, the state board may not use student growth as the exclusive means used in determining a school's final accountability category. Provides that, upon request beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, the department shall place certain innovation network schools and innovation network charter schools in a "null" or "no letter grade" category for purposes of assessing school performance for a certain number of years, consecutively, unless an innovation network school or innovation network charter school requests otherwise. Provides that, if requested by a school, the department may place the school in a "null" or "no letter grade" category for purposes of assessing school performance for the first three consecutive years of operation of the school. Provides that an innovation network school may request that the state board approve an issuance of a "null" or "no letter grade" for a school during its first three consecutive years of operation by an innovation network team. Provides that the state board must establish criteria that the state board may consider in determining whether an innovation network school that reconfigures an existing school is eligible to receive a "null" or "no letter grade". Adds Cambridge International exams as a postsecondary readiness competency that may be approved by the state board as a graduation pathway. Requires the state board to approve two or more benchmark, formative, interim, or similar assessments to identify students that require remediation. (Current law requires that the state board approve two or more benchmark assessments to identify students that require remediation.) Prohibits the state board and department from contracting with, approving, or endorsing the use of a single vendor to provide benchmark, formative, interim, or similar assessments for kindergarten through grade 7.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-04-24 - House - House - Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1 (Y: 94 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2019-04-24 - Senate - Senate - Rules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1 (Y: 35 N: 14 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-04-11 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 42 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-04-03 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 8 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-21 - House - Third reading (Y: 97 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-18 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-05HousePublic Law 269
2019-05-05HouseSigned by the Governor
2019-04-30SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2019-04-29SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2019-04-29HouseSigned by the Speaker
2019-04-24HouseRules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the House; Roll Call 653: yeas 94, nays 0
2019-04-24SenateRules Suspended. Conference Committee Report 1: adopted by the Senate; Roll Call 620: yeas 35, nays 14
2019-04-24SenateCCR # 1 filed in the Senate
2019-04-24HouseCCR # 1 filed in the House
2019-04-24SenateSenator Raatz added as conferee
2019-04-24SenateSenator Melton removed as conferee
2019-04-18SenateSenate advisors appointed: Spartz, Stoops and Kruse
2019-04-18SenateSenate conferees appointed: Buchanan and Melton
2019-04-17HouseHouse advisors appointed: Cook, Burton, DeLaney and Klinker
2019-04-17HouseHouse conferees appointed: Behning and Pfaff
2019-04-16HouseHouse dissented from Senate amendments
2019-04-16HouseMotion to dissent filed
2019-04-12SenateReturned to the House with amendments
2019-04-11SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 447: yeas 42, nays 6
2019-04-09SenateSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2019-04-08SenateSenator Randolph added as cosponsor
2019-04-04SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2019-04-02SenateSenator Raatz added as cosponsor
2019-03-28SenateSenator Kruse added as cosponsor
2019-03-07SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development
2019-02-22HouseReferred to the Senate
2019-02-21HouseRepresentative Smith, V. added as coauthor
2019-02-21HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Buchanan, Spartz and Melton
2019-02-21HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 262: yeas 97, nays 2
2019-02-20HouseRepresentatives Clere and DeVon added as coauthors
2019-02-20HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2019-02-18HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2019-01-24HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Education
2019-01-24HouseAuthored by Representative Behning

Indiana State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://iga.in.gov/legislative/2019/bills/house/1630/
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/c/4/6/b/c46bc489/HB1630.01.INTR.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/5/1/e/051ea3dd/HB1630.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/0/a/2/b0a293be/HB1630.02.COMH.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/a/2/e/8/a2e84620/HB1630.03.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/3/2/9/b329ea13/HB1630.03.COMS.pdf
Texthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/9/f/8/e/9f8e6ddf/HB1630.04.ENRS.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/5/e/0/8/5e084e73/HB1630.01.INTR.01.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/7/3/4/1/73413053/HB1630.262.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/f/0/e/1/f0e11c3b/HB1630.02.COMH.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/b/f/0/0bf01b7c/HB1630.447.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/7/2/a/d/72ad0c94/HB1630.620.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/9/e/f/09ef8a07/HB1630.653.pdf

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