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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

School deregulation. Makes changes to training requirements established by the restraint and seclusion commission (commission). Provides that, after June 30, 2020, the commission may not require recurrent training but may recommend optional recurrent training, which must take into consideration school resources and the time commitments of school employees. Provides that a school corporation may provide training to the school corporation's employees and volunteers concerning the school's bullying prevention and reporting policy. (Current law provides that a school corporation shall provide training to the school corporation's employees and volunteers concerning the school's bullying prevention and reporting policy.) Provides that a school School deregulation. Makes changes to training requirements established by the restraint and seclusion commission (commission). Provides that, after June 30, 2020, the commission may not require recurrent training but may recommend optional recurrent training, which must take into consideration school resources and the time commitments of school employees. Provides that a school corporation may provide training to the school corporation's employees and volunteers concerning the school's bullying prevention and reporting policy. (Current law provides that a school corporation shall provide training to the school corporation's employees and volunteers concerning the school's bullying prevention and reporting policy.) Provides that a school corporation may establish educational programs to address criminal organization activity. (Current law requires a school corporation to establish educational programs to address criminal organization activity.) Provides that each school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic school may require each school employee to attend or participate in training on child abuse and neglect. (Current law provides that each school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic school shall require school employees to attend or participate in training on child abuse and neglect.) Provides that a school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic school may require training regarding suicide awareness. (Current law requires a school corporation, charter school, and accredited nonpublic school to provide training pertaining to suicide awareness.) Provides that a school corporation and accredited nonpublic school may require training concerning human trafficking. (Current law requires a school corporation and accredited nonpublic school to provide such training.) Provides that a school corporation and charter school may require training concerning seizures. (Current law requires a school corporation and charter school to provide such training.) Makes technical corrections. ... View more