Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Indiana academic standards. Requires the state board of education (state board), before July 1, 2016, to readopt the Indiana academic standards that were in effect before January 1, 2009. Prohibits the state board, the department of education, and school corporations from applying for or renewing a flexibility waiver from federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (No Child Left Behind) requirements after June 30, 2015. Provides for the continuation of the ISTEP assessment until the new standards are adopted. Allows the state board to adopt emergency rules concerning the standards until permanent rules can be adopted. Makes a technical correction. Indiana academic standards. Requires the state board of education (state board), before July 1, 2016, to readopt the Indiana academic standards that were in effect before January 1, 2009. Prohibits the state board, the department of education, and school corporations from applying for or renewing a flexibility waiver from federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (No Child Left Behind) requirements after June 30, 2015. Provides for the continuation of the ISTEP assessment until the new standards are adopted. Allows the state board to adopt emergency rules concerning the standards until permanent rules can be adopted. Makes a technical correction.