DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Family friendly school designation. Establishes the Indiana family friendly school designation program. Requires the department of education, in consultation with statewide organizations that link family engagement to student achievement, to develop the program. Provides that a school may voluntarily request an assessment by the department of parental involvement in the school. Provides that the department may designate a school as a family friendly school if the department determines that the school has established parental engagement practices that increase parental involvement and foster high student achievement.