DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
State board of education. Removes the requirement that at least four members of the state board of education (board) be actively employed in schools in Indiana and hold a teaching license, and that not more than six members of the board may be members of the same political party. Provides that, beginning in 2017, the terms of members of the board appointed by the governor begin March 1. (Current law provides that the terms begin July 1.) Provides that the terms of appointed members of the board who hold office on January 1, 2014, expire February 28, 2014. Requires the governor to appoint members to the board for terms beginning March 1, 2014, and ending February 28, 2017.