DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
School instructional time. Provides that a school corporation may, instead of conducting 180 instructional days per school year, conduct at least the equivalent (in minutes) of 183 instructional days per year. Provides that if a school corporation elects to provide instructional days per year in minutes, instructional time includes the equivalent of three student instructional days (in minutes) each school year to be used for professional development activities. Provides that the number of minutes of instructional time that a school corporation shall conduct per school year is 54,900 minutes for grades 1 through 6 and 65,880 minutes for grades 7 through 12. Makes conforming amendments.