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House Bill 1247


House Bill 1247

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Obsolete statutes and other school matters. Requires a governing body of a school corporation to make the school corporation's annual performance report available by either or both of the following methods: (1) on the Internet and by mail or distribution to the parents or guardians of students attending schools operated by the school corporation; or (2) by publication. Allows a school corporation to adopt textbooks that do not appear on the state adoption list without seeking a waiver from the Indiana state board of education. Repeals provisions for the following programs that have expired, have not been funded, or do not comply with federal law: (1) Inclusion school pilot program. (2) Teacher quality and professional improvement program. (3) Compulsory attendance exception for children found mentally or physically unfit for school attendance. (4) Governor's scholars academy. (5) Innovative education grant program. (6) Art education grant program. (7) Committee on educational attitudes, motivation, and parental involvement. (8) Readiness testing. (9) Team pilot program student services. (10) Early childhood, preschool, and latch key pilot programs. (11) Anti-gang counseling pilot program and fund.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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