DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
School performance and turnaround academies. Provides that a school that remains in either of the two lowest performance categories for a fifth year, or, in certain circumstances after a third or fourth year, becomes a turnaround academy. Requires the state board of education to set specific goals for a turnaround academy, and allows the turnaround academy to be operated by a special management team. Provides that a turnaround academy that meets the goals set for it becomes an independent school corporation.