SB 384-25_ Filed 02/29/2012, 08:06 Porter

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    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 384 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 7, line 42; (12)MO038439.7. -->     Page 7, after line 42, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-31-9-4; (12)MO038439.11. -->     "SECTION 11. IC 20-31-9-4, AS AMENDED BY P.L.229-2011, SECTION 189, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2012]: Sec. 4. (a) This section applies if, in the fifth year after initial placement in the lowest category or designation, a school still remains in the lowest category or designation.
    (b) The state board shall do the following:
        (1) Hold at least one (1) public hearing in the school corporation where the school is located to consider and hear testimony concerning the following options for school improvement:
            (A) Merging the school with a nearby school that is in a higher category.
            (B) Assigning a special management team to operate all or part of the school.
            (C) The department's recommendations for improving the school.
            (D) Other options for school improvement expressed at the public hearing, including closing the school.
            (E) Revising the school's plan in any of the following areas:
                (i) Changes in school procedures or operations.
                (ii) Professional development.
                (iii) Intervention for individual teachers or administrators.
        (2) If the state board determines that intervention will improve the school, implement at least one (1) of the options listed in

subdivision (1).
    (c) Unless the school is closed or merged, a school that is subject to improvement under this section becomes a turnaround academy under IC 20-31-9.5.
     (d) Notwithstanding any other law, the state board may not assign a special management team to a school under this section as an intervention and the school does not become a turnaround academy under IC 20-31-9.5 if the school is the only public school within the school corporation that provides instruction for a particular set of grade levels within the school corporation.".

SOURCE: Page 8, line 9; (12)MO038439.8. -->     Page 8, line 9, reset in roman "IC 20-31-9-4".
    Page 8, line 9, delete "IC 20-31-9".
    Page 8, line 20, delete "IC 20-31-9." and insert " IC 20-31-9-4.".
    Page 9, line 15, reset in roman "IC 20-31-9-4".
    Page 9, line 15, delete "IC 20-31-9".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 384 as printed February 27, 2012.)


Representative Porter

MO038439/DI 116     2012