SB 338-1_ Filed 02/21/2013, 10:19
The Senate Committee on Education and Career Development, to which was referred
Senate Bill No. 338, 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:
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Page 1, line 11, after "12." insert " (a)".
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the school improvement plans required under IC 20-31-5.
(b) The department shall provide resources and guidance to
school corporations concerning evidence based practices and
effective strategies that reduce absenteeism in schools.".
Page 3, line 29, delete "." and insert " or without being absent
under a parental request that has been filed with the school.".
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developed under IC 20-19-3-12.".
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"SECTION 7. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) The legislative
council is requested to establish a study committee on education
matters during the 2013 legislative interim to study the following
(1) The development of definitions of excused and unexcused
absences from school.
(2) The effectiveness of voluntary agreements between school
corporations and courts having juvenile jurisdiction in
providing court supervised educational programs, alternative
programs, or diversion programs for students who are
habitually truant, suspended, or expelled from school,
(A) the number and types of agreements and programs in
(B) the effects of the programs on families and students;
(C) the success of the programs in reintegrating students
into the classroom.
(3) Evidence based practices and model programs for
reducing absenteeism and supporting student engagement and
(4) Any other issue related to student absenteeism.
(b) This SECTION expires November 1, 2013.
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SECTION 8. An emergency is declared for this act.
Delete pages 6 through 12.
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to SB 338 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
Committee Vote: Yeas 12, Nays 0.
CR033801/DI 71 2013