DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Length of school year. Provides that a school corporation shall conduct at least: (1) 900 hours of instructional time for students in grades 1 through 6; and (2) 1,080 hours of instructional time for students in grades 7 through 12; in not less than 170 student instructional days each school term. Provides that the break between consecutive school terms is at least 11 weeks. Provides that, except for year-round schools, a school term may not begin before the fourth Monday in August. Modifies the formula for determining the reduction in the August tuition support distribution to a school corporation that fails to conduct the minimum number of student instructional days during a school term.