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February 23, 2001





HOUSE BILL No. 1028

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DIGEST OF HB 1028 (Updated February 22, 2001 11:20 AM - DI 71)



Citations Affected: IC 20-6.1.

Synopsis: Evaluation of school principals. Provides that a school principal's employment may not be terminated because of the ISTEP scores of the students who are enrolled at the principal's school. Allows ISTEP scores to be considered as an indicator in determining whether to initiate a comprehensive evaluation of a principal's performance.

Effective: Upon passage.





Smith V, Klinker, Ayres




    January 8, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
    February 19, 2001, reported _ Do Pass.
    February 22, 2001, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.







Reprinted

February 23, 2001

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1028



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 20-6.1-4-17.4; (01)HB1028.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-6.1-4-17.4 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 17.4. (a) A principal's employment contract may not be terminated based on the standardized test scores under IC 20-10.1-16 of the students enrolled at the principal's school. However, the ISTEP program test scores under IC 20-10.1-16 of the students enrolled at a principal's school may be considered as an indicator in determining whether to initiate a comprehensive evaluation of a principal's overall performance at the school.
SOURCE: ; (01)HB1028.2.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.