Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 20-1-21-8.

Synopsis: School corporation annual performance reports. Removes language concerning the obsolete performance based accreditation program.

Effective: July 1, 2003.


    January 13, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.


First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)

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    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 20-1-21-8; (03)IN1322.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-1-21-8 , AS AMENDED BY P.L.221-1999, SECTION 11, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 8. The state superintendent and the Indiana state board of education, in consultation with school corporations, educational organizations, appropriate state agencies, and other organizations and individuals having an interest in education, shall develop and periodically revise the following for the benchmarks and indicators of performance under section 9 of this chapter and the additional components of the performance report:
        (1) Reporting procedures, including the following:
            (A) A determination of the information that a school corporation must compile and the information that the department must compile.
            (B) A determination of the information required on a school by school basis and the information required on a school corporation basis.
            (C) A common format suitable for publication, including

tables, graphics, and explanatory text.
        (2) Operational definitions.
        (3) Standards for implementation.
        (4) Additional components for the report that may be benchmarks, indicators of performance, or other information.
        (5) Targets identified in performance based accreditation goals developed under IC 20-1-1.2 for certain benchmarks and a reporting system that measures schools and school corporations against the targets.