HB 1246-1_ Filed 02/21/2008, 12:06 ChairPerson
Adopted 2/21/2008

COMMITTEE REPORT

MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Education and Career Development, to which was referred House Bill No. 1246, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 8; (08)CR124604.1. -->     Page 1, line 8, after "2." insert " (a)".
    Page 2, line 3, delete "identify up to thirty (30)" and insert " expand the number of students enrolled".
    Page 2, delete lines 4 through 5.
    Page 2, line 6, delete "student who qualifies to participate".
    Page 2, line 6, after "up" insert " for".
    Page 2, run in lines 3 through 6.
    Page 2, line 13, delete "of education".
    Page 2, between lines 14 and 15, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (b) The report required under subsection (a)(5) must include the following information:
        (1) An assessment of the academic standards required by the programs.
        (2) Student performance under the programs.
        (3) College attainment for students enrolled in the programs.
        (4) Program costs.
        (5) Student demand for the programs.
        (6) Demographic information for students in the programs.
        (7) The cost of, access to, and ease of transfer of courses in the programs.
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    Page 2, line 20, delete "superintendent of public" and insert " state superintendent.".
    Page 2, delete line 21.
    Page 2, line 27, delete "School Boards." and insert " Public School Superintendents.".
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        " (7) An individual appointed by the Indiana Non-Public Education Association.
        (8) An individual appointed by the Independent Colleges of Indiana.
".
    Page 2, line 30, delete "(7)" and insert " (9)".
    Page 2, line 40, delete "staff".
    Page 2, line 41, delete "and budgetary".
    Page 4, line 22, after "plan" insert " that was developed in grade 9 under section 2 of this chapter".
    Page 4, line 22, after "if" strike "a" and insert " the".
    Page 4, delete lines 29 through 42.
    Delete page 5.
    Page 6, delete lines 1 through 32.
    Page 6, line 35, delete "K-12 virtual learning." and insert " education matters.".
    Page 6, line 36, delete "K-12" and insert " education matters.".
    Page 6, line 37, delete "virtual learning.".
    Page 7, line 1, delete "states and" and insert " states, including".
    Page 7, line 4, after "learning" insert " opportunities.".
    Page 7, delete lines 5 through 6.
    Page 7, line 7, delete "Tuition reimbursement for students who enroll in courses" and insert " Funding for students enrolled in
full-time or part-time virtual learning programs".
    Page 7, line 8, delete "that are provided".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1246 as reprinted January 30, 2008.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 6, Nays 1.

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CR124604/DI 71    2008