IN SB0384 | 2012 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Enrolled on March 1 2012 - 75% progression, died in chamber
Action: No history available
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

Summary

Makes various changes, beginning in 2013, to the manner in which a school may be accredited under a performance based accreditation system. Provides that a school may be accredited under a performance based accreditation system approved by the Indiana state board of education (state board) or by a national or regional accreditation agency that is approved by the state board. Provides that the state board shall establish: (1) a system for approving agencies or entities that seek to accredit schools in Indiana under this chapter; and (2) a procedure for determining whether a school is making progress toward meeting the criteria for accreditation by a national or regional accreditation agency approved by the state board. Provides that the Indiana department of education (department) shall establish a schedule for verifying compliance with legal standards and shall report noncompliance to the state board. Requires the state board to verify compliance with legal standards and to adopt rules to establish consequences of noncompliance. Requires the department to publish on its Internet web site the accreditation status and legal compliance status of each school and school corporation. Eliminates the probationary accreditation status. Provides that the department shall determine when a school or a school corporation has complied with certain legal standards. Provides that a reading deficiency remediation plan for a charter school is required to include and may only include a method for making determinant evaluations of reading skills by grade 3 and retention as a last resort for students reading below standard. Provides that the department may conduct an onsite evaluation of a school or school corporation to make a recommendation to the state board as to the legal compliance status of the school or school corporation. Sets forth provisions for the operation of a turnaround academy. Makes changes to the process in which a school corporation may modify the department of education's model staff performance evaluation plan. Provides that an organizer that operates a charter school or a successor organizer operating the charter school that is closed or not renewed by its sponsor, which then becomes sponsored by a different sponsor, may not qualify for federal or state start-up funding or loans. Provides that the organizer of the charter school or the successor organizer operating the charter school retains responsibility for paying back any loans, including start-up loans, and unused state and federal funds, secured by the organizer of a closed or nonrenewed charter school. Requires the principal of a public school to inform a student and a parent or guardian of a student transferring to a nonaccredited nonpublic school of the legal responsibilities of transferring to a nonaccredited nonpublic school. Provides that the principal shall request that the parent sign a form to acknowledge that they understand the information provided by the principal. Provides that if the parent refuses to sign the form, the student is considered a dropout and shall be reported to the bureau of motor vehicles to revoke the student's driver's license or learner's permit. Provides that a school corporation that accepts transfer students may not establish transfer acceptance policies or limit student transfers in any manner that differs from acceptance policies for students who have legal settlement in the school corporation. Provides that a school corporation that is required to provide transportation to a nonpublic school student is required to provide the transportation to or from the point on the regular route that is nearest or most easily accessible to the nonpublic school from which the student can safely walk to and from the nonpublic school. Makes conforming amendments. Makes technical corrections.

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Title

School accreditation.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2012-03-01 - House - House - Third reading: passed (Y: 53 N: 45 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 6 (Porter), failed (Y: 36 N: 56 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [FAIL]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 5 (Porter), failed (Y: 33 N: 55 NV: 6 Abs: 6) [FAIL]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 31 (Kersey), failed (Y: 35 N: 57 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [FAIL]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 23 (VanDenburgh), failed (Y: 42 N: 50 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [FAIL]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 13 (V. Smith), failed (Y: 33 N: 57 NV: 4 Abs: 6) [FAIL]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 7 (V. Smith), failed (Y: 31 N: 60 NV: 4 Abs: 5) [FAIL]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 22 (VanDenburgh), failed (Y: 36 N: 57 NV: 3 Abs: 4) [FAIL]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 1 (Porter), failed (Y: 37 N: 56 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [FAIL]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 11 (Porter), prevailed (Y: 81 N: 11 NV: 3 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 19 (Sullivan), prevailed (Y: 94 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2012-02-29 - House - House - Amendment 21 (VanDenburgh), failed (Y: 34 N: 59 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [FAIL]
2012-02-01 - Senate - Senate - Third reading: passed (Y: 42 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2012-03-06 
2012-03-06 House advisors appointed: T. Brown, Dermody, Porter and Battles
2012-03-06 House conferees appointed: Behning and V. Smith
2012-03-05 Senate advisors appointed: Yoder, Mrvan and Becker
2012-03-05 Senate conferee appointed: Kruse and Rogers
2012-03-05 Senate dissented from House amendments
2012-03-01 Returned to the Senate with amendments
2012-03-01 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 321: yeas 53, nays 45
2012-02-29 Amendment 9 (V. Smith), withdrawn
2012-02-29 Amendment 6 (Porter), failed; Roll Call 309: yeas 36, nays 56
2012-02-29 Amendment 5 (Porter), failed; Roll Call 308: yeas 33, nays 55
2012-02-29 Amendment 31 (Kersey), failed; Roll Call 307: yeas 35, nays 57
2012-02-29 Amendment 23 (VanDenburgh), failed; Roll Call 306: yeas 42, nays 50
2012-02-29 Amendment 12 (Riecken), withdrawn
2012-02-29 Amendment 13 (V. Smith), failed; Roll Call 305: yeas 33, nays 57
2012-02-29 Amendment 7 (V. Smith), failed; Roll Call 304: yeas 31, nays 60
2012-02-29 Amendment 8 (V. Smith), failed; voice vote
2012-02-29 Amendment 22 (VanDenburgh), failed; Roll Call 303: yeas 36, nays 57
2012-02-29 Amendment 2 (V. Smith), ruled out of order
2012-02-29 Amendment 1 (Porter), failed; Roll Call 302: yeas 37, nays 56
2012-02-29 Amendment 11 (Porter), prevailed; Roll Call 301: yeas 81, nays 11
2012-02-29 Amendment 35 (Speedy), ruled out of order
2012-02-29 Amendment 19 (Sullivan), prevailed; Roll Call 300: yeas 94, nays 0
2012-02-29 Amendment 24 (VanDenburgh), withdrawn
2012-02-29 Amendment 21 (VanDenburgh), failed; Roll Call 299: yeas 31, nays 59
2012-02-29 Amendment 29 (Behning), prevailed; voice vote
2012-02-29 Amendment 36 (Behning), prevailed; voice vote
2012-02-29 Amendment 26 (Behning), prevailed; voice vote
2012-02-29 Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2012-02-27 Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
2012-02-13 First reading: referred to Committee on Education
2012-02-01 Cosponsors: Reps. Yarde, Heuer and Porter
2012-02-01 House sponsor: Rep. Behning
2012-02-01 Referred to the House
2012-02-01 Third reading: passed; Roll Call 181: yeas 42 and nays 7
2012-01-30 Senator Rogers added as coauthor
2012-01-30 Second reading: ordered engrossed
2012-01-26 Committee report: do pass, adopted
2012-01-09 First reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development
2012-01-09 Authored by Senator Kruse

Indiana State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo?year=2012&session=1&request=getBill&doctype=SB&docno=0384
Texthttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/IN/IN0384.1.html
Texthttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/SB/SB0384.1.html
Texthttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/ES/ES0384.1.html
Texthttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/ES/ES0384.2.html
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Srollcal/0181.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0299.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0300.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0301.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0302.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0303.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0304.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0305.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0306.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0307.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0308.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0309.PDF.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2012/PDF/Hrollcal/0321.PDF.pdf

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