Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION No.
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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION

    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to memorialize and honor Dr. J. Stephen Grimes



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Introduced

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



    A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION to memorialize and honor Dr. J. Stephen Grimes.

    Whereas, Dr. J. Stephen Grimes gave his life to the children of the State of Indiana's school system;

    Whereas, for the past seventeen years, Dr. Grimes served as the Assistant Superintendent for the Indiana Department of Education's Center for Assessment, Research and Information Technology. While at the Department of Education, he also served as senior officer of the Center for Administration and Financial Management;

    Whereas, Dr. Grimes was instrumental in launching the ISTEP-Plus program for statewide testing of Hoosier students. The ISTEP-Plus tests students' basic skills and their ability to apply these skills in real world situations;

    Whereas, prior to working for the Indiana Department of Education, Dr. Grimes served ten years as Director of the Office of Fiscal and Management Analysis in the Indiana Legislative Services Agency, developing new research and evaluation programs responsible to the Indiana General Assembly; and

    Whereas, Dr. Grimes gave over twenty-eight years of his life to making the State of Indiana a better place by

implementing policies to improve education: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the General Assembly

of the State of Indiana, the House of Representatives concurring:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly memorializes and honors Dr. J. Stephen Grimes for his work and dedication to the State of Indiana.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to the Grimes family.