Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 574

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-32-5-9.

Synopsis: Rescoring of ISTEP responses. Allows a school corporation to request a rescoring of a student's responses on an ISTEP test in the same manner as a student's parent may request a rescoring.

Effective: July 1, 2013.





Waltz




    January 15, 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. 574



    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 20-32-5-9; (13)IN0574.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-32-5-9, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION 16, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 9. (a) After reports of student scores are returned to a school corporation, the school corporation shall promptly do the following:
        (1) Give each student and the student's parent the student's ISTEP program test scores.
        (2) Make available for inspection to each student and the student's parent the following:
            (A) A copy of the essay questions and prompts used in assessing the student.
            (B) A copy of the student's scored essays.
            (C) A copy of the anchor papers and scoring rubrics used to score the student's essays.
A student's parent or the school corporation may request a rescoring of a student's responses to a test, including a student's essay.
    (b) A student's ISTEP program scores may not be disclosed to the

public.