Enrolled Senate Bill (S)
Authored by: Sen. Dennis Kruse
Sponsors: Rep. Jeffrey Thompson
  • Sen. Dennis Kruse
    Sen. Dennis Kruse

    Author

  • Rep. Jeffrey Thompson
    Rep. Jeffrey Thompson

    Sponsor

  • Rep. Rhonda Rhoads
    Rep. Rhonda Rhoads

    Co-Sponsor

  • Rep. Robert Morris
    Rep. Robert Morris

    Co-Sponsor

DIGEST

Education standards. Adds a definition of "college and career readiness". Provides that before July 1, 2014, the state board of education (state board) shall adopt Indiana college and career readiness educational standards. Provides that during the 2015-2016 school year, the state board shall authorize the department to administer either the ISTEP assessment or a comparable assessment program that is aligned with the educational standards. Provides that before the state board may authorize a new assessment program, the state board shall submit the proposed assessment program to the budget committee for review. Makes technical and conforming amendments.