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House Bill 1337

House Bill 1337

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF HB 1337 (Updated February 25, 2013 5:47 pm - DI 116)

School accountability and turnaround academies. Provides that academic growth is the primary measure of assessing school performance. Requires the state board of education (state board) 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 may either be returned to the control of its school corporation or become an independent school. Sets forth provisions concerning the operation of a turnaround academy and an independent school. Requires the state board to have performed an annual analysis showing how school corporation spending correlates to student progress, and requires the department of education to include a copy of the annual analysis on the department's Internet web site.
Current Status:
Defeated - first House
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