SENATE BILL No. 320
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 20-30-2-2.
Synopsis: Student instructional days. Provides that: (1) three full
school days when students are dismissed for staff professional
development activities; and (2) one full school day when students are
dismissed for parent-teacher conferences; count as student instructional
days for purposes of the required 180 day school year. Voids provisions
in the Indiana Administrative Code that allow partial school days used
for parent-teacher conferences to count as partial student instructional
days and that do not allow students to be dismissed for full days for
parent-teacher conferences and staff professional development
Effective: July 1, 2009.
January 8, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career
First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)
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SENATE BILL No. 320
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 20-30-2-2; (09)IN0320.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 20-30-2-2, AS ADDED BY P.L.242-2005,
SECTION 15, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 2. (a) A student instructional day in grades 1
through 6 consists of at least five (5) hours of instructional time. Except
as provided in subsection (b), a student instructional day in grades 7
through 12 consists of at least six (6) hours of instructional time.
(b) An instructional day for a school flex program under section 2.2
of this chapter consists of a minimum of three (3) hours of instructional
(c) A school corporation may dismiss students for:
(1) three (3) full school days to conduct professional
development activities; and
(2) one (1) full school day to conduct parent-teacher
during a school year. All days during which students are dismissed
under this subsection shall be counted as student instructional days
under section 3 of this chapter.
SOURCE: ; (09)IN0320.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2009] 511 IAC 6.1-3-1(f) and
511 IAC 6.1-3-1(g) are void. The publisher of the Indiana
Administrative Code and Indiana Register shall remove these
provisions from the Indiana Administrative Code.