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House Bill 1335


House Bill 1335

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Alternative education programs. Provides that the minimum length of the student instructional day applying to accredited public and nonpublic schools does not apply to an alternative education program. Requires an alternative education program to provide at least 250 minutes of instructional time each week. Requires the scheduling of at least two instructional periods each week during which a student participating in an alternative education program is required to meet with teachers. Authorizes the termination of a student's participation in an alternative education program if the student fails to attend at least 90% of the scheduled instructional periods. Provides that for school funding purposes, a school corporation that establishes an alternative education program or participates in an area alternative education program may include students in the alternative education program in the school corporation's: (1) average daily membership; (2) average daily attendance; and (3) additional pupil count.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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