Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Various education matters. Establishes enrollment requirements and limitations to enroll in an innovation network charter school. Authorizes a governing body to enter into an agreement with a charter school to reconstitute a traditional school as an innovation network charter school. Provides that an innovation network school may use student growth to determine its category or designation of school improvement for a period of three years. Provides that, if a teacher's contract is canceled, the teacher may request a conference with the superintendent or the assistant superintendent. (Current law provides that the teacher may request a conference with the superintendent.) Provides Various education matters. Establishes enrollment requirements and limitations to enroll in an innovation network charter school. Authorizes a governing body to enter into an agreement with a charter school to reconstitute a traditional school as an innovation network charter school. Provides that an innovation network school may use student growth to determine its category or designation of school improvement for a period of three years. Provides that, if a teacher's contract is canceled, the teacher may request a conference with the superintendent or the assistant superintendent. (Current law provides that the teacher may request a conference with the superintendent.) Provides that a teacher who takes a job with another school corporation after the school year has started is required to give 30 days notice. Requires a charter school to establish and disseminate written discipline rules. Prohibits a charter school from expelling or suspending a student or requesting that a student transfer to another school based on certain characteristics. Provides that a person, organization, or other entity that enters into a contract or an agreement with a school corporation to conduct a feasibility or cost study to assist the school corporation in determining the cost of a controlled project may not enter into a contract or agreement as the design professional on the controlled project with the school corporation to complete any part of the controlled project design unless the person, entity, or organization is awarded a contract as the design professional for the completion of the controlled project. Makes changes to a school's annual performance report publication requirements regarding certain information that must be disaggregated for schools located in a consolidated city. ... View more