Bills Pending Indiana House Education Committee

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INHB1469Intro
25%
Teacher collective bargaining. Requires a school employer to bargain collectively class size, health and safety matters, and teacher preparation time with an exclusive representative.
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2023-01-26
To House Education Committee
INHB1090Intro
25%
Prekindergarten pilot program expansion. Requires the office of family and social services to, for the state fiscal years beginning after June 30, 2023, award twice the number of prekindergarten pilot program grants in Marion County as are awarded in...
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2023-01-26
To House Education Committee
INHB1307Intro
25%
High value workforce ready credit-bearing grant. Provides that an applicant who has previously received a baccalaureate degree or an associate degree may be eligible for a high value workforce ready credit-bearing grant if the applicant: (1) received...
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2023-01-23
To House Education Committee
INHB1130Intro
25%
Material harmful to minors. Removes schools and certain public libraries from the list of entities eligible for a specified defense to criminal prosecutions alleging: (1) the dissemination of material harmful to minors; or (2) a performance harmful t...
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2023-01-23
To House Education Committee
INHB1537Intro
25%
Acquisition of STEM learning technology. Requires the department of education (department) to purchase the licensing to a three-dimensional game-based learning platform that meets certain criteria. Makes an appropriation to the department to purchase...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1608Intro
25%
Sexual orientation and gender identity instruction. Provides that a school, an employee or staff member of a school, or a third party vendor used by a school to provide instruction may not provide any instruction to a student in kindergarten through ...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1543Intro
25%
Student behavior. Establishes the behavioral health fund (fund) for the purpose of improving funding for individualized educational programs that have a behavioral intervention plan component for certain schools. Provides that the department of educa...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1638Intro
25%
Education matters. Requires the office of management and budget to report to the legislative council findings and recommendations for reducing the amount of redundant data that schools are required to submit to state agencies. Provides that before Ju...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1607Intro
25%
Charter school matters. Provides all charter schools access to loans through the Indiana bond bank. Requires a county auditor to distribute a portion of revenue received from a school corporation's operations fund property tax levy to each: (1) chart...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1388Intro
25%
Tuition and fee exemptions. Provides that certain eligible applicants for higher education cost exemptions are entitled to receive instruction in a state educational institution without the payment of any educational costs. Repeals a provision concer...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1591Intro
25%
Education matters. Provides that an agreement for an innovation network school or participating innovation network charter school that is entered into or renewed after June 30, 2023: (1) must include the process the school board is required to follow...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1522Intro
25%
Material harmful to a minor. Removes the defense to prosecution for dissemination of matter or conducting a performance harmful to minors that the matter was disseminated or displayed to or that the performance was performed before the recipient by a...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1561Intro
25%
Muncie Community school corporation pilot program. Requires the Muncie Community school corporation (Muncie) to create a pilot program with an appropriate third party vendor (vendor) to provide students with college and career preparation experiences...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1617Intro
25%
Possession of pepper spray on campus. Provides that state educational institutions may not adopt regulations that prohibit students, faculty, employees, and others on the educational institution's property from carrying pepper spray.
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1518Intro
25%
Possession of firearms on school property. Provides that certain persons otherwise allowed to possess a firearm on school property may not possess a firearm on school property if they are less than 21 years of age. Makes conforming amendments.
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1572Intro
25%
Twenty-first century scholars program. Amends the twenty-first century scholars program eligibility requirements for certain students.
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1528Intro
25%
Transition to teaching. Provides that an individual enrolled in an alternative teacher certification program may apply for a one time scholarship under the next generation Hoosier educators scholarship program. Requires an applicant to possess a bacc...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1566Intro
25%
Instruction on human sexuality. Requires instruction in state accredited schools on human sexuality or sexually transmitted diseases to be based on information that is medically and scientifically accurate and age appropriate. Lists the criteria that...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1550Intro
25%
Educational costs exemption. Provides that an eligible applicant is entitled to enter, remain, and receive instruction in an approved postsecondary educational institution (institution) upon the same conditions, qualifications, and regulations prescr...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1637Intro
25%
Teacher education programs. Increases the annual scholarship amount, from $7,500 to $10,000, that an applicant can receive as a next generation Hoosier educators scholarship recipient. Increases the annual scholarship amount, from $4,000 to $10,000, ...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1177Intro
25%
Handgun training for teachers. Creates a specialized firearms safety, education, and training curriculum (curriculum) for teachers, school staff, and school employees. Specifies curriculum requirements. Authorizes funds from the: (1) Indiana safe sch...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1613Intro
25%
Indiana education scholarship account program. Amends the: (1) definition of "eligible student" for purposes of eligibility under the Indiana education scholarship account program; and (2) grant amount that an eligible student may receive under the p...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1322Intro
25%
School based occupational and physical therapists. Provides that if a school corporation employs or contracts with: (1) an occupational therapist to provide occupational therapy services; or (2) a physical therapist to provide physical therapy servic...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1227Intro
25%
School distribution of firearm safety information. Requires the department of education, in collaboration with the state police department, to identify a set of best practices and develop a set of educational materials concerning the safe possession ...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1281Intro
25%
Financial literacy. Provides that, beginning with the cohort of students who are expected to graduate from a public school, a charter school, or a state accredited nonpublic school in 2027, an individual must successfully complete a personal financia...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1609Intro
25%
Workforce development matters. Repeals provisions concerning: (1) the work Indiana program; and (2) the use of money appropriated for adult education. Defines "adult education and literacy activities" and provides that certain money appropriated by t...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1516Intro
25%
Comparative college and career information. Tasks the commission for higher education (commission), the department of education, and the department of workforce development to collect and compile certain information concerning: (1) postsecondary educ...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1635Intro
25%
Various education matters. Amends the definition of "graduation" for the high school graduation rate determination. Allows the equivalent authority for a nonpublic school to issue an adjunct teacher permit to certain individuals. Specifies that the c...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1633Intro
25%
Student 529 account funding. Provides that when a person who receives Medicaid has a child born after December 31, 2023, the treasurer of state (treasurer) shall open a college choice 529 education savings plan (529 plan) in the child's name and make...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1531Intro
25%
Teacher recruitment and retention. Establishes a teacher recruitment and retention fund, administered by the department of education, to: (1) attract qualified teachers to geographic areas of Indiana where a critical shortage of teachers exists; and ...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1523Intro
25%
Dignity and nondiscrimination in education. Provides that a school corporation or qualified school shall not promote certain concepts as part of a course of instruction or in a curriculum or instructional program, or allow teachers or other employees...
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2023-01-19
To House Education Committee
INHB1414Intro
25%
Financial literacy. Provides that, beginning with the cohort of students who are expected to graduate from a public school, a charter school, or a state accredited nonpublic school in 2027, an individual must successfully complete a personal financia...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1338Intro
25%
Education matters. Provides that a teacher, administrator, or other employee of a school corporation or charter school shall not promote in any course certain concepts related to race or sex. Provides that a state educational institution may not requ...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1406Intro
25%
High school equivalency pilot program. Adds Elwood Community School Corporation, Anderson Community Schools, Clark-Pleasant Community School Corporation, Center Grove Community School Corporation, Greenwood Community School Corporation, and Bartholom...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1449Intro
25%
Twenty-first century scholars program enrollment. Provides that the commission for higher education and the department of education shall identify income eligible students for automatic enrollment in the twenty-first century scholars program.
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1380Intro
25%
Student ID card. Requires each approved postsecondary educational institution to issue to each of its students a student ID card that contains all the information on the card that makes the card an acceptable proof of identification under Indiana ele...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1398Intro
25%
Graduation rate calculation. Provides that at-risk students who are receiving certain educational services are not counted against a school's four year graduation rate.
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1391Intro
25%
Comprehensive eye exams in school. Provides that the vision test for students in kindergarten and grade 1 shall be a comprehensive eye exam. Provides criteria for a comprehensive eye exam. Requires a comprehensive eye exam to be performed at the offi...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1483Intro
25%
Prohibiting bullying in schools. Requires the governing body of a school corporation to: (1) require a school corporation to prioritize the safety of a targeted student of an act of bullying; (2) require a school corporation to report an act of bully...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1444Intro
25%
Interstate teacher mobility compact. Adopts the interstate teacher mobility compact. Sets forth the requirements of a compact state. Sets forth the duties of the interstate teacher mobility compact commission. Provides that a receiving state determin...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1368Intro
25%
School scholarships. Amends the definition of "eligible choice scholarship student" for purposes of eligibility under the choice scholarship program. Amends the definition of "eligible student" for purposes of eligibility under the Indiana education ...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1501Intro
25%
Nonaccredited nonpublic secondary schools. Provides that a high school diploma (diploma) or credential issued by a nonaccredited nonpublic secondary school is legally sufficient to demonstrate that the recipient of the diploma or credential has met t...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1479Intro
25%
Student disciplinary proceedings. Requires a state educational institution to: (1) maintain administrative files on disciplinary proceedings that include certain information; (2) record a disciplinary hearing by video recording, audio recording, or w...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1480Intro
25%
Education reporting requirements. Repeals provisions that require the following: (1) Annual school performance reports by school corporations and charter schools. (2) Annual financial reports by school corporations. (3) An annual report regarding fos...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1346Intro
25%
Gender fluidity. Provides that a school may not promote or encourage the use of, or require, compel, or coerce a student, an employee of the school, or a staff member of the school to use: (1) a pronoun, title, or other word to identify a student, sc...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1382Intro
25%
Robotics programs. Establishes the robotics competition program to provide grants to eligible schools and eligible robotics teams in order to expand opportunities to increase interest in STEM and improve science, technology, engineering, and mathemat...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1447Intro
25%
Education matters. Provides that, if a school corporation or qualified school uses a third party vendor in providing certain personal analyses, evaluations, or surveys, the third party vendor and the school corporation or qualified school may not rec...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1511Intro
25%
Reservist tuition supplement program. Establishes the reservist tuition supplement program (program) and reservist tuition supplement program fund (fund). Requires the commission for higher education to administer the program and fund. Provides that ...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1384Intro
25%
Protection of intellectual freedom. Prohibits a state educational institution (institution) from taking certain actions against applicants, students, and faculty members of the institution for: (1) pledging allegiance to or making a statement of pers...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
INHB1386Intro
25%
Minimum teacher salaries. Provides that, for each school year beginning after June 30, 2024, a school corporation shall, if the school corporation determines that the school corporation cannot establish a minimum salary of $50,000 for each full-time ...
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2023-01-17
To House Education Committee
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