Bills Pending Indiana Senate Education and Career Development Committee

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INSCR0041IntroA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign to the appropriate summer study committee the topic of the achievement gap within the education system regarding race and socioeconomic status.
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2020-02-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0315IntroInterviewing, statement, or recording of a student. Provides that, before a law enforcement officer, school resource officer, or school security guard: (1) detains and interviews a student; (2) requests or requires a student to write or sign a statem...
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2020-01-27
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0412Intro21st century scholars program. Provides that the commission for higher education may allow a twenty-first century scholars program student who fulfills the observance of a religious discipline or call to mission to delay enrollment in a college or un...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0445IntroMicro-credentialing. Requires the state board of education (state board) to establish a micro-credential program to supplement current teacher renewal requirements or that allows a micro-credential to be obtained as part of a professional growth plan...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0107IntroEligibility for resident tuition rate. Provides that an individual who meets certain conditions is eligible for the resident tuition rate as determined by the state educational institution. Requires the commission for higher education to prescribe th...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0031IntroLimits on expulsions and long term suspensions. Provides that a student may be suspended or expelled only upon: (1) a determination that the student's suspension or expulsion will prevent or substantially reduce the risk of interference with an educa...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0228IntroStudy committee on teacher salary grid. Urges the legislative council to assign an appropriate interim study committee (study committee) the topic of options for the establishment of a statewide salary grid for kindergarten through grade 12 teachers....
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0250IntroProhibited discrimination. Provides that a choice scholarship school (eligible school) may not discriminate against a staff member based on disability, race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national o...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0441IntroVarious education matters. Requires certain school corporations and schools to provide information and meet certain requirements regarding compatibility with the Ed-Fi Data Standard. Establishes a five year moratorium for any new school corporations,...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0456IntroIndiana career explorer program. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2021, the department of education (department) must implement a new Indiana career explorer program (program). Establishes requirements for the program. Requires the department to issu...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0275IntroSchool concussion recovery protocol. Requires the department of education to develop and disseminate, before July 1, 2021, a protocol for allowing a student who has received a concussion or head injury to return to classroom work. Requires: (1) a pub...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0252IntroInformation on student identification cards. Requires an approved postsecondary educational institution that receives financial aid administered by the commission for higher education and issues a student identification card to include the following ...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0287IntroScholarship in health care for minority students. Establishes the scholarship for minority students pursuing health care careers (scholarship) and the minority students pursuing health care careers fund (fund). Provides that the commission for higher...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0233IntroSchool resource officers. Provides that the Indiana secured school fund may be used to employ a law enforcement officer who has completed at least 40 hours of certified school resource officer training. Provides that, after June 30, 2020, a law enfor...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0045IntroTeacher licensing. Repeals a provision that provides that the professional growth experience points required to renew a practitioner license or an accomplished practitioner license be obtained through the completion of externships or certain other ty...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0420IntroSchool accountability. Provides that the state board of education shall place each school in a category or designation of school performance once annually pursuant to the department of education's consolidated state plan approved by the United States...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0224IntroFinancial guarantees for charter schools. Requires each organizer and authorizer of a virtual charter school to submit to the state board of education a surety bond or other form of financial guarantee. Establishes consequences if an organizer or aut...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0143IntroState board of education. Amends the membership of the state board of education. Makes a technical correction.
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2020-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INHB1001EngrossSchool 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 the school's or s...
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2020-01-15
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0431IntroCharter schools. Prohibits an authorizer from: (1) authorizing a charter to an organizer if a charter school of the organizer has been closed within the past five years; or (2) accepting a proposal from an organizer that operates a charter school tha...
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2020-01-15
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSR0011IntroA SENATE RESOLUTION urging the legislative council to assign to the appropriate study committee the issue of student loan lending and servicing.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0396IntroValue added growth and projection analytics. Requires the department of education (department) to: (1) adopt a value added growth and projection analytics system; and (2) incorporate the system into the department's reporting requirements under the f...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0231IntroCompetitive teacher pay initiative review. Requires the legislative services agency to do the following: (1) Collect, review, and evaluate information concerning teacher pay matters. (2) Not later than December 31, 2020, submit a report regarding the...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0357IntroTwenty-first century scholars program eligibility. Requires each school corporation to provide tutoring for children who: (1) are enrolled in a school operated by the school corporation; (2) are in foster care; and (3) have a demonstrated need for tu...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0328IntroFinancial responsibility training and instruction. Establishes a personal financial responsibility program (program) and personal financial responsibility fund (fund) to award grants, after June 30, 2021, to eligible entities to implement teacher pro...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0322IntroSchool robotics programs. Urges the legislative council to direct the study of whether, and in what form, the state should encourage robotics classes and clubs for students in kindergarten through grade 12.
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0390IntroEducation matters. Requires the board of a charter school to consist of at least two members who reside within the geographic boundaries of the school corporation in which the charter school is located. Requires that at least 50% of the public meetin...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0344IntroSchool 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 Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0339IntroEducation governance framework. Provides that, after December 31, 2020, members of the state board of education (state board) and the commission for higher education (commission) appointed by the governor must be approved by the general assembly. Est...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0323IntroEducation studies. Removes the topic of high ability students (including high ability curriculum) from the list of statutes that the legislative council is urged to assign to a study committee during the 2021 legislative interim. Removes an expired p...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0326IntroCivics test passage rate report. Beginning in 2022, requires that the department of education (department) annually report to the general assembly the number of students who pass the naturalization exam by at least 60% on their first attempt. Require...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0378IntroMental health education and screenings. Requires a school corporation's health education curriculum to include mental health wellness education. Provides that the governing body of a school corporation may provide mental health screenings to students...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0318IntroComputer science curriculum reporting. Requires the department of education (department) to prepare, submit, and present an annual report to the state board of education, general assembly, and commission for higher education regarding certain compute...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0332IntroEducation matters. Makes changes to the professional growth experience points requirements for a person renewing a practitioner license or accomplished practitioner license. Establishes a committee to study school accountability, school assessments, ...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0352IntroAge for compulsory school attendance. Provides that a student is bound by compulsory school attendance requirements from the beginning of the fall school term for the school year in which the student is five years of age on August 1 of that school ye...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0377IntroTemporary 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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2020-01-13
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0234IntroHigh school equivalency pilot program. Establishes the high school equivalency pilot program (program) for Richmond Community Schools, MSD Washington Township Schools, Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, and MSD Warren Township Schools. Allows...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0270IntroCollective bargaining. Provides that teacher working hours are subject to collective bargaining. Provides that an employer is required to discuss: (1) working conditions; and (2) student learning; with the exclusive representative of certificated emp...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0057IntroSchool curriculum. Requires each school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic elementary school to include cursive writing in its curriculum.
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2020-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0261IntroSchool deregulation. Makes changes to training requirements established by the restraint and seclusion commission (commission). Provides that, after June 30, 2020, the commission may not require recurrent training but may recommend optional recurrent...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0044IntroProfessional growth experience points. Provides that a person renewing a practitioner license or an accomplished practitioner license may obtain professional growth experience points through the completion of one or more certain activities. (Current ...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0297IntroDual credit teacher education requirements. Requires the commission for higher education to do the following: (1) Collaborate with the Association of Public School Superintendents to identify and contact teachers who can achieve compliance with the d...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0296IntroTeacher training program curriculum. Requires a teacher preparation program to include the following content in the program's curriculum: (1) Content that prepares a teacher candidate preparing to teach in: (A) pre-kindergarten; (B) kindergarten; (C)...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0094IntroTax credit for education donations. Provides for an adjusted gross income tax credit for donations to a public school foundation or school corporation. Provides that the maximum individual taxpayer credit is $1,000 in the case of a single return and ...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0059IntroTeacher evaluations. Provides that objective measures of student achievement and growth, including student results on a statewide assessment, may not account for more than 5% of the total performance evaluation score or result.
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2020-01-09
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0221IntroStudent assessments 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 ...
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2020-01-06
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0058IntroStudent assessment. 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 the school's or scho...
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2020-01-06
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0018IntroVirtual charter school enrollment. Provides that a virtual charter school may not deny enrollment to a student who has been expelled from a public school, including a charter school, if the student meets the enrollment requirements that are required ...
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2020-01-06
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0007IntroCurricular material rental. Provides that a governing body of a school corporation (governing body) may (instead of shall) rent curricular materials to each student enrolled in a public school that is located within the attendance unit served by the ...
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2020-01-06
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0220IntroSchool employee safety. Provides that a governing body of a school corporation or administrative staff of a school corporation may not: (1) establish or adopt a rule or policy that limits or restricts a teacher or other school staff member from a pro...
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2020-01-06
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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