Engrossed Senate Bill (S)

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Selection of superintendent of public instruction. Provides for the state superintendent of public instruction (superintendent) to be appointed by the governor after January 10, 2021. Provides that, after January 10, 2021, the governor appoints the members of the charter school review panel. (Under current law, the superintendent, or the governor jointly with the superintendent, appoints the members of the panel.) Provides that, after January 10, 2021, the governor appoints the director of special education. (Under current law, the governor appoints the director of special education upon the recommendation of the superintendent.) Repeals a provision that a candidate for the office Selection of superintendent of public instruction. Provides for the state superintendent of public instruction (superintendent) to be appointed by the governor after January 10, 2021. Provides that, after January 10, 2021, the governor appoints the members of the charter school review panel. (Under current law, the superintendent, or the governor jointly with the superintendent, appoints the members of the panel.) Provides that, after January 10, 2021, the governor appoints the director of special education. (Under current law, the governor appoints the director of special education upon the recommendation of the superintendent.) Repeals a provision that a candidate for the office of state superintendent of public instruction must have resided in Indiana for at least two years. Requires the legislative services agency to prepare legislation for introduction in the 2021 regular session of the general assembly to organize and correct statutes affected by this act. ... View more