Bills Pending Indiana Senate Education and Career Development Committee

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INHB1172EngrossVirtual education. Requires a school corporation to establish and implement an annual onboarding process and orientation for prospective students of a school corporation's virtual education program. Requires a virtual charter school to establish and ...
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2019-02-27
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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2019-02-14
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0129IntroSchool curriculum. Requires each school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic elementary school to include cursive writing in its curriculum.
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2019-02-07
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0103IntroSchool City of East Chicago loan. Transfers, not later than July 1, 2019, to the school disaster loan fund from the state general fund an amount sufficient to pay off the loan that was made to the School City of East Chicago school corporation from t...
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2019-02-04
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0030IntroRental of curricular materials. Clarifies provisions concerning the rental of curricular materials to students by a governing body of a school corporation (governing body). Provides the following: (1) For curricular materials that are computer hardwa...
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2019-02-04
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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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2019-02-04
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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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2019-01-31
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0165IntroSchool concussion recovery protocol. Requires the department of education to develop and disseminate, before July 1, 2020, 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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2019-01-31
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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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2019-01-31
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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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2019-01-31
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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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2019-01-24
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
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0277IntroTeacher leaders. Requires the state board of education (state board) to establish standards that a teacher must meet to qualify as a teacher leader and be eligible to receive a teacher leader endorsement. Provides that the state board may establish m...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0147IntroHigh school random drug testing. Provides that the governing body, or the equivalent, of each: (1) school corporation; (2) charter high school; or (3) accredited nonpublic high school; shall develop and implement a policy requiring random drug testi...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0138IntroEligibility 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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2019-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0013IntroIndividualized education program students. Requires public schools to provide curricular materials at no cost to students with an individualized education program who participate in a program for students with a severe disability. Makes conforming ch...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0183IntroVirtual charter schools. Provides that a charter for a virtual charter school granted or renewed before July 1, 2019, by an authorizer other than the Indiana charter school board (charter board) terminates at the end of the term of the charter and ma...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0102IntroSecured school fund. Expands the use of a matching grant from the Indiana secured school fund by a school corporation or charter school (school) to allow the school to use the matching grant to provide a response to a threat in a manner that the scho...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0250IntroTeacher evaluations. Provides that a school corporation may use objective measures of student achievement as part of a teacher evaluation plan. (Current law provides that the use of an objective measure of student achievement is required as part of a...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0245IntroSeizure 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 Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0260IntroPrevention of sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking. Requires each approved postsecondary educational institution to do the following: (1) Establish a comprehensive policy concerning sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking (compre...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0234IntroTuition of children of public safety officers. Defines "child" for purposes of exemption from tuition and fees for four undergraduate academic years at a state educational institution or state supported technical school for the child of a public safe...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0199IntroRental of curricular materials. Clarifies provisions concerning the rental of curricular materials to students by a governing body of a school corporation. Amends provisions concerning the purchase and rental of curricular materials to include charte...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
INSB0092IntroIncome tax credit for K-12 education contributions. Provides a 50% state tax credit to taxpayers that contribute to a public elementary school or public secondary school located in Indiana or a foundation organized and operated solely for the benefit...
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2019-01-03
To Senate Education and Career Development Committee
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