Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Education matters. Makes changes to the definition of "eligible provider" for purposes of the early education grant pilot program. Provides that the department of education (department) shall make timely application for any federal funds made available for schools and school corporations, and shall direct the allocation and apportionment of the federal funds received fairly, equitably, and in a timely manner. Requires the department to ensure that sufficient personnel are assigned to its federal grants program to distribute federal funds fairly, equitably, and in a timely manner. Changes the composition of the Indiana education employment relations board (board). Provides that the Education matters. Makes changes to the definition of "eligible provider" for purposes of the early education grant pilot program. Provides that the department of education (department) shall make timely application for any federal funds made available for schools and school corporations, and shall direct the allocation and apportionment of the federal funds received fairly, equitably, and in a timely manner. Requires the department to ensure that sufficient personnel are assigned to its federal grants program to distribute federal funds fairly, equitably, and in a timely manner. Changes the composition of the Indiana education employment relations board (board). Provides that the board shall appoint an executive director. Provides that certain performance based accreditation provisions do not apply to charter schools. Provides that a charter school is considered a public school for purposes of calculating a school's full-time equivalency basis for determining a school's average daily membership (ADM). Makes conforming amendments. ... View more