Bills Pending Indiana House Education Committee

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INHB1611IntroMinimum teacher salary. Provides that, for a school year beginning after June 30, 2019, the minimum annual salary for a full-time teacher employed by a school corporation may not be less than $50,000.
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2019-01-22
To House Education Committee
INHB1610IntroElimination of textbook fees. Requires public schools to provide curricular materials to students at no cost to a student. Establishes the curricular materials fund (fund) to provide state reimbursements for costs incurred by public schools to provid...
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2019-01-22
To House Education Committee
INHB1586IntroFree textbooks. Requires public schools to provide curricular materials to students at no cost. Establishes the curricular materials fund (fund) to provide state reimbursements for costs incurred by public schools to provide curricular materials to s...
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2019-01-22
To House Education Committee
INHB1529IntroMilitary family matters. Allows for a student to have legal settlement in a school corporation if the student's parent is transferred to or is pending transfer to a military installation within Indiana while on active duty. Requires a school corporat...
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2019-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1525IntroBiological sexual identity. Provides that student facilities in public school buildings must be designated for use by female students or male students and may be used only by the students of the biological sex for which the facility is designated. Pr...
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2019-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1030IntroResident tuition for eligible individuals. Provides that an individual who meets certain conditions is eligible for the resident tuition rate as determined by the state educational institution. Requires such an individual to verify that the individua...
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2019-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1526IntroHazing. Requires a qualified educational entity and a state educational institution to establish and adopt a policy regarding hazing. Requires that the policy include a requirement that a designated office of a qualified educational entity or a state...
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2019-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1564IntroSchool bus route safety. Provides that the governing body of a public school may not authorize a school bus driver to load or unload a student at a location that requires the student to cross a roadway.
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2019-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1560IntroAdditional teacher salary. Provides that a school corporation may provide an increase or increment in a local salary range for a teacher who possesses a master's degree or doctorate degree.
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2019-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1537IntroAlternatives to animal dissection. Requires that each school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic school shall develop a written student choice policy to permit students to be allowed to use nonanimal alternatives instead of dissecti...
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2019-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1400IntroEducation mandates. Provides that various provisions in the Indiana Code that relate to schools expire on July 1, 2020. Urges the legislative council to assign to the interim study committee on education during the 2019 interim the study of: (1) how ...
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2019-01-17
[Hearing: Jan 23 @ 9:00 am]
To House Education Committee
INHB1397IntroTeacher evaluations and contracts. Removes the requirement that teacher evaluations must include objective measures of student growth as part of the evaluation. Provides that a school corporation may provide a supplemental payment to a teacher who ha...
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2019-01-16
To House Education Committee
INHB1501IntroHousing for students in foster care. Provides that a state educational institution shall establish a program to allow foster youth students of the state educational institution to live in campus housing between academic terms.
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2019-01-16
To House Education Committee
INHB1484IntroCenter for deaf and hard of hearing education. Requires the center for deaf and hard of hearing education (center) to: (1) select language developmental milestones for inclusion as a parent resource for parents with children who are deaf or hard of h...
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2019-01-16
To House Education Committee
INHB1431IntroCareer and technical education. Provides that a school corporation that is a member of a joint program of career and technical education (joint program) may add a new career and technical education course to its curriculum without approval from the m...
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2019-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1442IntroPhysical education. Requires each school corporation and charter school to conduct at least 30 minutes of physical education each day for students in kindergarten through grade 5. Specifies that the physical education requirement is in addition to th...
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2019-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1152IntroStudent hunger and homelessness. Establishes the student hunger and homelessness study committee (committee) for the purposes of: (1) studying the prevalence of homelessness, housing insecurity, and food insecurity among students at Indiana colleges ...
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2019-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1443IntroTask force to study schools for the deaf and blind. Establishes the Indiana Schools for the Deaf and the Blind or Visually Impaired task force (task force) to evaluate and make recommendations to the budget committee relating to the operation of the ...
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2019-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1419IntroUse of lead free fixtures in school buildings. Requires the governing body of a school corporation to ensure that any plumbing product that is: (1) acquired for installation in; (2) installed as part of; or (3) used in repairing or installing; the po...
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2019-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1298IntroNational guard tuition supplement program fund. Provides that money in the National Guard tuition supplement program fund may be used to provide annual scholarships for scholarship applicants to attend programs recommended by the adjutant general of ...
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2019-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1425IntroSchool equity grants. Establishes the equity education grants (grant). Provides that a school corporation is eligible to receive a $2,000 grant per school year for each student who is in the lowest performing ethnic or racial subgroup based on the IL...
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2019-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1423IntroIndiana education roundtable. Establishes the Indiana education roundtable (roundtable) to make recommendations relating to education to the: (1) governor; (2) general assembly; (3) state board of education (state board); and (4) state superintendent...
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2019-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1404IntroSchool accountability. Provides that a high school may count a: (1) work based learning course; or (2) career and technical educational course that is an approved course under the rules established by the state board of education; as satisfying an In...
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2019-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1408IntroMandatory kindergarten. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, a student shall enroll in a kindergarten program not later than the fall term of the school year if the student is five years of age on August 1 of that school year. Mak...
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2019-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1399IntroAdditional service credit for teacher mentoring. Provides that certain public school teachers who are members of the Indiana state teachers' retirement fund are granted additional service credit for serving as a mentor to other teachers under a mento...
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2019-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1213IntroStudent journalism. Provides freedom of speech and freedom of press protections for grades 7 through 12 and state educational institution student journalists. Requires each school corporation and charter school to adopt a policy concerning student jo...
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2019-01-10
To House Education Committee
INHB1205IntroTeacher salaries. Removes a provision that provides that a combination of certain factors may account for not more than 33.33% of the calculation used to determine an increase or increment in teacher salaries. Increases the basic tuition support appr...
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2019-01-10
To House Education Committee
INHB1253IntroHandgun training for teachers. Creates a specialized firearms safety, education, and training curriculum (curriculum) for teachers. Specifies curriculum requirements. Authorizes funds from the Indiana safe schools fund to be used for curriculum relat...
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2019-01-10
To House Education Committee
INHB1224IntroSchool intergenerational safety pilot project. Establishes the school intergenerational safety pilot project (project) to foster positive youth development through intergenerational relationships between individuals who are at least 55 years of age a...
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2019-01-10
[Hearing: Jan 23 @ 9:00 am]
To House Education Committee
INHB1286IntroPilot program to fund educational attainment. Establishes the parent education assistance pilot program (pilot program). Provides that the office of the secretary of family and social services shall administer the pilot program. Specifies the require...
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2019-01-10
To House Education Committee
INHB1287IntroSeat belts on school buses. Provides that a school bus or special purpose bus that is placed into operation after June 30, 2020, and that is used to transport elementary school or high school students must be equipped with a 3-point lap and shoulder ...
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2019-01-10
To House Education Committee
INHB1274IntroTeacher licensure. Requires the department of education to grant an initial practitioner license to an individual who: (1) holds at least a bachelor's degree or the equivalent from a postsecondary educational institution; (2) submits fingerprints and...
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2019-01-10
To House Education Committee
INHB1254IntroEducation matters. Provides that the following statutes are repealed and rules are voided: (1) Any statute or rule established to meet the requirements of federal law for the purpose of obtaining federal funds for kindergarten through grade 12 educat...
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2019-01-10
To House Education Committee
INHB1204IntroSchool start times. Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, prohibits public schools and accredited nonpublic schools from doing the following: (1) Beginning a student instructional day before 8 a.m. (2) Beginning a student instructional day for st...
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2019-01-10
To House Education Committee
INHB1162IntroCursive writing. Requires each school corporation, elementary charter school, and accredited nonpublic elementary school to include cursive writing in its curriculum.
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2019-01-08
To House Education Committee
INHB1129IntroTraining requirements for armed educators. Provides that, after December 31, 2019, a person must be certified by an association or other entity approved by the school safety board (board) in order to be authorized by a school board to legally possess...
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2019-01-07
To House Education Committee
INHB1112IntroVocational education. Establishes the additive manufacturing pilot grant program to: (1) make grants to school corporations to facilitate eligible student instruction in the use of additive manufacturing equipment; and (2) provide eligible students w...
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2019-01-07
To House Education Committee
INHB1147IntroElimination of the state board of education. Eliminates the state board of education (state board). Transfers all powers, duties, agreements, and liabilities of the state board to the department of education. Requires the legislative services agency ...
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2019-01-07
To House Education Committee
INHB1099IntroSchool bus inspection and equipment requirements. Provides that the state police department may not condition issuance of a certificate of inspection to a school bus or special purpose bus on removal of equipment installed by the bus's manufacturer i...
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2019-01-07
To House Education Committee
INHB1072IntroSeizure preparedness. Provides that, not later than July 1, 2019, each school corporation, charter school, or nonpublic school with at least one employee shall designate at least one employee at each school operated by the school corporation, charter...
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2019-01-03
To House Education Committee
INHB1089IntroEducation matters. Provides that if a child care center is located in a charter school, a nonpublic school that has at least one employee, or a school operated by a school corporation, the child care center may satisfy the requirements for criminal h...
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2019-01-03
To House Education Committee
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