HB 1797-2_ Filed 02/20/2007, 14:20


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COMMITTEE REPORT


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22

                                                        NO:
0

MR. SPEAKER:
    Your Committee on       Ways and Means     , to which was referred       House Bill 1797     , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

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    Page 2, line 13, after "progress" insert " assistance".
    Page 2, line 14, delete "IC 20-31.5-3" and insert " IC 20-31.5-2".
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    Page 2, line 18, after "(1) a" insert " middle school or junior high".
    Page 2, line 19, after "school" insert " that includes grades 5 through 8".
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    Page 6, line 38, after "Academic" insert " Achievement".
    Page 6, line 41, delete "department, including schools with students who do not:" and insert " department.".
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    Page 7, line 4, after "academic" insert " achievement".
    Page 7, line 6, after "academic" insert " achievement".
    Page 7, line 10, delete "become a" and insert " improve its academic progress".
    Page 7, line 11, delete "commendable school".
    Page 7, line 14, delete "For a school that includes kindergarten and grades 1 and" and insert " Subject to IC 20-31-5 and IC 20-29, a plan must include options to provide additional instructional activities for a student, group of students, or the school, including:
        (1) up to one and one-half (1.5) hours of additional instructional time added to the school day; or
        (2) up to twenty (20) additional days added to the school year.
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     Sec. 6. The department shall develop guidelines and the state board shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 concerning the academic achievement assistance program based on effective practices to improve student achievement.
SOURCE: ; (07)AM179704.2. -->     SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007] (a) As used in this SECTION:
        (1) "committee" refers to a school's strategic and continuous school improvement and achievement committee described in IC 20-31-2-4;
        (2) "department" refers to the department of education established by IC 20-19-3-1;
        (3) "plan" refers to an academic achievement progress assistance plan developed under IC 20-31.5-2, as added by this act; and
        (4) "school" has the meaning set forth in IC 20-31.5-1-4, as added by this act.
    (b) The department shall develop and administer a pilot program to assist schools in carrying out the provisions of IC 20-31.5-2, as added by this act.
    (c) The department shall accept an application from a school described in IC 20-31.5-2-1, as added by this act, for a grant to fund the plan developed by the school's committee.
    (d) A school that receives a grant under this SECTION must submit a report to the department concerning the use of the grant.
    (e) This SECTION expires June 30, 2009.
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1797 as printed February 2, 2007.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

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Representative Crawford


AM179704/DI 114    2007