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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Subjects of educational discussion and bargaining. Removes the requirements that: (1) items included in the 1972-1973 collective bargaining agreement between an employer school corporation and the school employee organization continue to be subjects for collective bargaining; and (2) a school employer be required to bargain collectively regarding hours of employment with the exclusive representative of certificated school employees of the school employer. Repeals language: (1) requiring a school employer to discuss certain items relating to school employment, teaching methods, textbooks, and students with the exclusive representative of certificated school employees of the school employer; and (2) concerning recommendations from a school superintendent to the school employer. Provides that a collective bargaining agreement in effect on June 30, 2007, is not affected by the removal or repeal of these requirements. Makes conforming amendments.