Bills Pending Indiana House Education Committee

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INSB0223EngrossFree Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) requirements. Requires all students, except for students at certain nonpublic schools, in their senior year to complete and submit the FAFSA unless: (1) a parent of a student or a student, if the stude...
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2020-02-17
To House Education Committee
INSB0263EngrossSpecialized weapons training. Provides that, before an employee or any other staff member of a school corporation, charter school, or nonpublic school, may carry a firearm in or on school property as authorized by a school board of the school corpora...
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2020-02-13
To House Education Committee
INSB0131EngrossNational motto in schools. Provides that each school corporation and charter school may place a durable poster or framed picture representing: (1) the national motto of the United States, "In God We Trust"; (2) an accurate representation of the Unite...
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2020-02-13
To House Education Committee
INSB0425EngrossSchool corporation disannexation. Establishes a two year pilot program whereby Greene Township, in St. Joseph County, may initiate a process to disannex from an existing school corporation and annex to another existing school corporation.
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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
INSB0195EngrossCareer and technical education clusters. Requires the state board of education (state board) to approve, for purposes of career and technical education graduation pathways, a career and technical education cluster that allows students to acquire know...
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2020-02-10
To House Education Committee
INSB0266EngrossTeacher training. Requires the department of education to do the following: (1) Evaluate teacher training requirements in Indiana. (2) Prepare a report that includes recommendations for: (A) streamlining, combining, and reducing, as applicable, the t...
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2020-02-10
To House Education Committee
INSB0244EngrossTeacher supplemental pay. Establishes additional circumstances for which a school corporation may provide supplemental payments to teachers in excess of the salary specified in the school corporation's compensation plan. Provides that a teacher rated...
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2020-02-10
To House Education Committee
INSB0064EngrossIndiana youth service program. Provides that the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning at the University of Indianapolis shall develop a proposal to establish the Indiana youth service program (program) to provide high school students with t...
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2020-02-04
To House Education Committee
INSB0012EngrossResident tuition rate for active duty personnel. Makes the following changes to provisions concerning resident tuition rate eligibility for active duty armed forces personnel and dependents of active duty armed forces personnel: (1) Defines "dependen...
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2020-02-04
To House Education Committee
INHB1171IntroIREAD 3. Provides that the reading plan established by the department of education, in conjunction with the state board of education, must provide flexibility to school corporations and schools in the manner the school corporation or school offers de...
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2020-01-23
To House Education Committee
INHR0007IntroUrging Congress to repeal the federal requirement on standardized testing under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
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2020-01-21
To House Education Committee
INHB1388IntroEducation benefits related to military service. Provides that a student meets the residency requirements for enrollment at a public school if the parent of the student: (1) is transferred to or is pending transfer to a military installation within In...
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2020-01-21
To House Education Committee
INHB1025IntroResident 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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2020-01-16
To House Education Committee
INHB1229IntroEducation matters. Provides that any statute or rule establishing requirements regarding teacher salary, evaluations, curriculum, or any other requirement regarding the employment of teachers other than teacher licensing requirements is, as applicabl...
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2020-01-16
To House Education Committee
INHB1088IntroSchool athletics. Provides that an interscholastic athletic event conducted, organized, sanctioned, or sponsored by the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) must require that a person born as a male may not participate in or compete: (1) ...
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2020-01-16
To House Education Committee
INHB1028IntroFirearm training for teachers. Creates a specialized firearms safety, education, and training curriculum (curriculum) for teachers, school staff members, and school employees. Specifies curriculum requirements. Authorizes funds from the: (1) Indiana ...
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2020-01-16
To House Education Committee
INHB1026IntroTuition caps. Requires that the tuition rate and mandatory fees at specified postsecondary educational institutions may not increase from the time the student initially enrolls until the student graduates for an undergraduate student who is an Indian...
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2020-01-16
To House Education Committee
INHB1395IntroTutoring for foster children and interim study. Requires a school corporation to provide tutoring for a child who is or was in foster care if requested by the child's foster parent or adoptive parent (if the child of the adoptive parent was formerly ...
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1367IntroTeacher vacancy information. Requires the department of education (department) to publish the following information from the previous school year or collective bargaining period on the department's Internet web site: (1) The total number of full-time...
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1369IntroSchool resource officers. Provides that, after June 30, 2020, a law enforcement officer or a school security officer must complete 40 hours of certified school resource officer training before the law enforcement officer or school security officer ma...
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1356IntroStudent assessment and accountability. Provides that a school's or school corporation's category or designation of school or school corporation performance assigned by the state board of education for the 2018-2019 school year may not be lower than t...
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1430IntroElimination of textbook fees. Requires each public school to provide curricular materials at no cost to each student enrolled in the public school. Establishes the curricular materials fund (fund) to provide state advancements for costs incurred by p...
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1391IntroRetired law enforcement officers and firearms. Exempts certain law enforcement and retired law enforcement officers described in the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) from the prohibition against carrying a firearm on school propert...
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1405IntroSchool employee communications. Provides that a school employee of a school corporation may not be subject to discipline from the school corporation for communication to the governing body if the school employee is communicating: (1) on a matter of p...
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1393IntroTeacher training. Provides that 15 of the total number of professional growth experience points required to renew a practitioner teacher license or accomplished practitioner license may (instead of must) be obtained through the completion of: (1) an ...
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1361IntroEducation matters. Provides that, for each school year, a school corporation shall conduct at least: (1) 900 hours of instructional time for students in grades 1 through 6; and (2) 1,080 hours of instructional time for students in grades 7 through 12...
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1428IntroHigh school graduation requirements. Requires all students in their senior year to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) except when: (1) a parent, a custodian, or an emancipated minor student signs a waiver certifying that th...
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2020-01-15
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INHB1396IntroHazing. Requires: (1) a postsecondary educational institution; and (2) a national organization that sponsors or recognizes a local affiliate organization that includes students of a postsecondary educational institution; to develop and conduct an edu...
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2020-01-15
To House Education Committee
INHB1398IntroVeterans educational costs exemption. Provides that, if the Indiana department of veterans' affairs (department) determines that an applicant who meets certain requirements is eligible for an educational costs exemption after the applicant initially ...
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2020-01-15
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INHB1333IntroEducational costs exemption. Provides that an applicant is not eligible for educational costs exemptions for any courses taken by the applicant after the applicant has sufficient credit hours to obtain a baccalaureate degree from a state educational ...
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2020-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1296IntroAdditional 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 or doctorate degree.
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2020-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1287IntroStudent 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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2020-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1011IntroMeningococcal disease information for students. Establishes additional information that a school chief administrative officer must give to students or parents of students about meningococcal disease and immunizations. Provides that the department of ...
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2020-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1263IntroProfessional development for teachers. Provides that each school corporation, charter school, or accredited nonpublic school shall develop a program establishing the professional development requirements for teachers employed by the school corporatio...
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2020-01-14
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INHB1321IntroTwenty-first century scholars program. Defines, for purposes of the twenty-first century scholars program, "qualified early college student". Provides that a qualified early college student may apply to the commission for higher education for a twent...
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2020-01-14
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INHB1329IntroVeterans educational costs exemption. Provides that, if the Indiana department of veterans' affairs (department) determines that an applicant who meets certain requirements is eligible for an educational costs exemption after the applicant initially ...
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2020-01-14
To House Education Committee
INHB1126IntroSchool board member training. Adds a definition of "training course" for purposes of the training requirement that is applicable to the members of a school corporation's governing body. Provides that the department of education (department) shall wor...
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2020-01-13
To House Education Committee
INHB1220IntroNonpublic secondary schools. Provides that a high school diploma (diploma), or its equivalent, or credential issued by a person who administers a nonpublic secondary school that employs less than one employee is legally sufficient to demonstrate that...
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2020-01-13
To House Education Committee
INHB1122IntroTemporary exception to residency requirements. Provides that a student meets the residency requirements for enrollment at a public school if the parent of the student: (1) is transferred to or is pending transfer to a military installation within Ind...
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2020-01-08
To House Education Committee
INHB1106IntroResident tuition rate for nonresident veterans. Provides that a: (1) qualified nonresident veteran; or (2) spouse or dependent of a qualified nonresident veteran; who enrolls in a state educational institution not later than 12 months after the date ...
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2020-01-08
To House Education Committee
INHB1149IntroDental screenings and services in schools. Requires each school corporation to enter into one or more agreements with one or more dentists or dental groups to: (1) provide a free, annual dental screening to each student enrolled in kindergarten throu...
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2020-01-08
To House Education Committee
INHB1167IntroBullying. Requires a charter school to adopt discipline rules to prohibit bullying. Requires a school that accepts choice scholarships to adopt discipline rules to prohibit bullying. Requires an accredited nonpublic school that accepts funding or fin...
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2020-01-08
To House Education Committee
INHB1180IntroStudent testing. Provides that, after June 30, 2021, the statewide assessment for grade 3 shall be administered when the IREAD-3 reading assessment is administered.
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2020-01-08
To House Education Committee
INHB1125IntroCommunity use of school kitchens. Allows school cities, school towns, and joint districts to open school kitchens and lunchrooms for community use to: (1) improve access to knowledge about food preparation; (2) support local entrepreneurship; and (3)...
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2020-01-08
To House Education Committee
INHB1072IntroResident tuition rate for military spouses and dependents. Makes the following changes to provisions concerning resident tuition rate eligibility for active duty armed forces personnel and dependents of active duty armed forces personnel: (1) Defines...
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2020-01-06
To House Education Committee
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