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INSB0055IntroVehicle Bill. None
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2019-01-16
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0591IntroCharter schools. Provides that certain charter school authorizers that issued a charter for a charter school before July 1, 2015, are required to be approved for chartering authority by the state board of education (state board) before the authorizer...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0638IntroCollective bargaining matters. Provides that increases or increments in a local teacher salary range are not required to be equal for all teachers even if the salary increases or increments are based on the same combination of weighted factors. Provi...
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2019-01-15
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INSB0093IntroLet Indiana Work for You program. Requires the commission for higher education (commission) to establish, in coordination with the department of workforce development (department) and the Indiana economic development corporation, the Let Indiana Work...
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2019-01-15
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INSB0611IntroSchool safety and mental health education. Establishes the governor's student advisory council to provide to the governor information concerning education issues that are important to students in Indiana. Requires the department of education (departm...
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2019-01-15
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INSB0633IntroDual credit study committee. Urges the legislative council to assign to the appropriate study committee the task of studying licensing issues relevant to teachers who teach or wish to teach dual credit courses.
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2019-01-15
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INSB0637IntroSafe and supportive schools and data collection. Requires the department of education (department) to: (1) develop a safe and supportive school framework; (2) create a school monitoring tool; and (3) develop procedures for updating, improving, or ref...
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2019-01-15
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INSB0607IntroWorkforce diploma reimbursement program. Establishes the: (1) workforce diploma reimbursement program (program); and (2) workforce diploma reimbursement program fund. Provides that the governor's workforce cabinet (cabinet), in coordination with the ...
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2019-01-15
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INSB0438IntroTeacher licensing and credentials. Amends requirements to be eligible for a career specialist permit. Establishes requirements to be eligible for a workplace specialist license. (The current requirements to be eligible for a workplace specialist lice...
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2019-01-15
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INSB0606IntroTeacher 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.
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2019-01-15
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INSB0547IntroSchool curriculum. Requires each school corporation to include: (1) geography; (2) biology; (3) chemistry; and (4) physics; in its curriculum. Requires each school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic school to include entrepreneursh...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0428IntroInformation provided to schools. Requires a law enforcement agency to send, not later than July 1 of each year, a written copy of the following to each charter school, nonpublic school, and school corporation in the law enforcement agency's jurisdict...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0420IntroTax credit for workforce education contributions. Provides an income tax credit for contributions made to a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization that is certified by the department of education and the department of workforce development as an Industry ...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0508IntroSchool employee training requirements. Requires the interim study committee on education to review teacher training requirements once every five years. Repeals and relocates school training provisions concerning the following: (1) Training concerning...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0522IntroRadon testing in schools. Requires every building that is used by a public school or nonpublic school: (1) where students are regularly present; (2) that contains a licensed child care center; or (3) that contains a licensed child care ministry; to b...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0434IntroAlternative school accountability standards. Requires the state board of education (state board) to develop alternative benchmarks, performance indicators, and accountability standards to be used in the assessment of schools that focus primarily on p...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0362IntroTax credit for classroom supplies. Increases the income tax credit for an individual employed as a teacher for amounts expended on classroom supplies from $100 to $500 per taxable year.
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2019-01-14
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INSB0391IntroTeacher evaluation study and recommendations. Requires the department of education to: (1) study and make recommendations regarding establishing regional teams that would independently conduct teacher performance evaluations, developing a uniform tea...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0507IntroEducation matters. Requires the state board of education (state board) to: (1) adopt an early warning system that provides actionable data on students as early as elementary school; and (2) adopt and provide to schools a graduation pathways tracking ...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0427IntroStudent mental health and safety. Adds providing grants for integrated, school based mental health services for students to the purposes of the Indiana safe schools fund and Indiana secured school fund. Adds the school mental health specialist or the...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0520IntroCollege grant pilot program. Establishes the higher education grant pilot program (pilot program) for the purpose of defraying the cost of attending Indiana state postsecondary institutions. Provides that the commission for higher education (commissi...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0544IntroFinancial aid for military reservists. Provides that a student may apply to participate in the twenty-first century scholars program before or during enrollment in grade 12 without meeting family income requirements if the student agrees to enlist in...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0241IntroSchool choice scholarships. Provides that, if an eligible choice scholarship student leaves an eligible school during the school year and transfers during the same school year to a different eligible school that has a choice scholarship available for...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0390IntroCivil penalty for unfair practice. Provides that if: (1) a school employee files a complaint that alleges that an exclusive representative has engaged in certain unfair practices; and (2) the Indiana education employment relations board determines th...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0006IntroDropout recovery programs. Provides that a school corporation is eligible to receive a dropout prevention grant if the school corporation establishes a dropout prevention program. Establishes requirements for school corporation dropout prevention pro...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0562IntroVarious education matters. Requires each teacher preparation program to report to the department of education (department): (1) The number of teacher candidates in each content area who complete the teacher education program during the year, disaggre...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0538IntroPostsecondary education awards. Provides that, if an individual: (1) is awarded a state funded scholarship, grant, stipend, or tuition and fee remission; and (2) uses the award to attain a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent; the individual may no...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0546IntroEducation task force. Establishes the education task force to make recommendations concerning education to the governor, superintendent of public instruction, general assembly, Indiana state board of education, and the commission for higher education...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0528IntroStudy of the Holocaust. Requires a school corporation to include a study of the Holocaust in the social studies curriculum for students in grade 6 through grade 8.
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2019-01-14
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INSB0567IntroVirtual education. Provides that the state board of education (state board) may adopt rules regarding virtual education programs of school corporations. Requires the following: (1) A school corporation to establish and implement an onboarding process...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0168IntroDisplay of child abuse and neglect hotline poster. Requires each public school, including each charter school, to post a sign that contains the toll-free telephone number for the child abuse and neglect hotline established by the department of child ...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0532IntroTeacher licensing examinations. Requires, not later than July 1, 2020, the state board of education to adopt teacher licensing examinations to replace the teacher licensing examinations administered on July 1, 2019. Requires, not later than July 1, 2...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0525IntroAlternate diplomas. Provides that an alternate diploma must be considered as an option for a student if all other diploma options have been determined to be inappropriate for the student. Provides that, if: (1) a student is unable to receive an alter...
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2019-01-14
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INSB0345IntroFor-profit postsecondary educational institutions. Requires for-profit postsecondary educational institutions to submit to the commission for higher education (commission) surety bonds or other forms of financial guarantee, as approved by the commiss...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0373IntroEducation matters. Provides that each school corporation and charter school shall 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 United Stat...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0354IntroMental 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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2019-01-10
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INSB0252IntroState university and foundation information. Requires each state educational institution to prepare a report annually that includes certain graduation and student debt information. Provides that, before July 1, 2020, and before July 1 of each year th...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0364IntroTransfer students. Allows the governing body of a school corporation to implement a policy to require and collect a transfer fee from the parents of a student or a student if: (1) the student does not have legal settlement in the school corporation; ...
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2019-01-10
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INSB0335IntroResident tuition rate 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 the commission for higher education to pre...
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2019-01-08
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INSB0341IntroCharter schools in Gary. Prohibits, beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2024, an authorizer from granting to an organizer a charter to operate a charter school that is or will be located in the city of Gary unless the Gary Community School Co...
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2019-01-08
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INSB0344IntroChoice scholarships. 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, national origin, religion, or an...
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2019-01-08
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INSB0339IntroEligibility for higher education awards. Repeals a provision that provides that the commission for higher education may not provide assistance to a higher education award applicant or recipient who is: (1) convicted of a felony; (2) sentenced to a te...
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2019-01-08
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INSB0338IntroPrekindergarten pilot program eligibility. Amends requirements for eligibility for the prekindergarten pilot program (program) to include an eligible child who resides with: (1) a parent or guardian who is: (A) disabled and unable, as a result of the...
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2019-01-08
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INSB0346IntroPrekindergarten pilot program. Provides that, after June 30, 2019, in addition to the counties currently participating in the prekindergarten pilot program (program), the program includes eligible providers in any county in Indiana. Provides that the...
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2019-01-08
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INSB0282IntroValue 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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2019-01-07
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INSB0275IntroSuperintendent of public instruction. Amends the date on which the office of the state superintendent of public instruction is abolished. Provides for the appointment of the secretary of education by the governor beginning January 11, 2021. (Current ...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0266IntroSchool security grants and advances. Amends the purpose of the Indiana safe schools fund to include the promotion of school safety through the use of dogs trained to detect firearms and explosives (in addition to drugs and illegal substances under cu...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0267IntroIntegrated school based mental health. Establishes the integrated school based mental health and substance use disorder services grant program (program) to provide grants to school corporations for the development, implementation, and maintenance of ...
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2019-01-07
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INSB0318IntroAge 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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2019-01-07
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INSB0281IntroSchool administrator contracts. Provides that, unless a provision in a contract entered into or renewed between the governing body of a school corporation and a principal or an assistant principal before July 1, 2019, provides otherwise, the governin...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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