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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
School evaluations. Suspends the operation of 511 IAC 6.2-6, which assigns grades of A through F to schools, until the 2015-2016 school year, and puts into effect the categories or designations of school performance that were in effect on December 31, 2011, while the rule is suspended. Requires the department of education (department) to review the underlying principles of 511 IAC 6.2-6 and the process under which the rule was adopted, and to make recommendations to the state board of education (state board) based upon the review. Requires the state board to follow the department's recommendations.