Citations Affected: IC 20-10.1-7-12.5.
Synopsis: Joint summer school programs. Allows a school corporation
to enter into an agreement with other school corporations and
accredited nonpublic schools to provide joint summer school programs
for high school students. Allows the joint programs to be conducted by
state educational institutions and students to receive high school and
college credit for the programs.
Effective: July 1, 2003.
January 9, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA
CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 12.5. (a) A school corporation
may enter into an agreement with:
(1) another school corporation;
(2) an accredited nonpublic school; or
(3) entities described in both subdivisions (1) and (2);
to offer a joint summer school program for high school students under this section. An agreement under this subsection must specify how the costs of the joint summer school program will be allocated among the parties.
(b) The parties to an agreement under subsection (a) may contract with a state educational institution (as defined in IC 20-12-0.5-1 ) to provide educational programs:
(1) that are not regularly provided as part of the established curriculum during the school year; and
(2) for which a student who successfully completes a program
may receive high school and college credit.
(c) An instructor for an educational program described in subsection (b):
(1) is not required to be licensed under IC 20-6.1; and
(2) must be compensated at the same rate as that determined for a teacher under IC 20-6.1-4-8.
(d) The board shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to govern the distribution of state funds for purposes of this section.