Introduced House Bill (H)

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Notice of pending discipline. Requires the department of education to: (1) develop a form on which a school corporation, charter school, or accredited nonpublic school can provide information concerning whether a student is being disciplined by a suspension or expulsion, including whether the student is entitled to attend class; and (2) provide the form to: (A) all of the school corporations and charter schools; and (B) upon request, accredited nonpublic schools. Requires a school corporation to provide a completed form to a student: (1) whose legal settlement is changing to a location outside of the attendance area of the school Notice of pending discipline. Requires the department of education to: (1) develop a form on which a school corporation, charter school, or accredited nonpublic school can provide information concerning whether a student is being disciplined by a suspension or expulsion, including whether the student is entitled to attend class; and (2) provide the form to: (A) all of the school corporations and charter schools; and (B) upon request, accredited nonpublic schools. Requires a school corporation to provide a completed form to a student: (1) whose legal settlement is changing to a location outside of the attendance area of the school corporation; or (2) who is transferring to a charter school or accredited nonpublic school. Requires a charter school and an accredited nonpublic school to provide a completed form to a student who is transferring from the charter school or accredited nonpublic school to a public school, charter school, or accredited nonpublic school. Allows, except as otherwise provided under law, a school corporation or charter school to delay enrollment of a student who does not provide a completed form. Allows a school corporation or charter school to require, for students transferring from outside Indiana, a parent, guardian, or student (if the student is emancipated) to certify, in writing, whether the student is currently serving a suspension or expulsion and whether the student is entitled to attend class. Requires a school corporation, charter school, or accredited nonpublic school from which the student is transferring to include, with any transfer records, the date and duration of the period of any suspension or expulsion occurring at that time. ... View more