Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 206

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-31-12.

Synopsis: School recognition programs. Provides that the department of education may not establish criteria for a nonpublic school to be eligible for recognition for the school's performance that are different from criteria used for a public school of the same grade levels. Defines "recognition program".

Effective: July 1, 2013.





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    January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career Development.







Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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SENATE BILL No. 206



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 20-31-12; (13)IN0206.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-31-12 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]:
     Chapter 12. School Recognition Programs
    Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "recognition program" refers to a system by which a school is recognized for the school's performance, including programs established by statute, rule, or department policy.
    Sec. 2. The department may not establish criteria for a nonpublic school to be eligible for a recognition program that are different from the criteria established for a public school of the same grade levels.