Introduced Version

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SENATE BILL No. 133

DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL

** Synopsis:** Student instructional time. Provides that a school
corporation shall conduct at least: (1) 900 hours of instructional time
for students in grades 1 through 6; and (2) 1,080 hours of instructional
time for students in grades 7 through 12; in at least 180 student
instructional days. Provides that a school corporation that conducts at
least: (1) 910 hours of instructional time for grades 1 through 6; and (2)
1,092 hours of instructional time for grades 7 through 12; and has a
contract with the school corporation's certificated employees that
provides for fewer than 183 teacher days may dismiss students for not
more than four hours each grading period to conduct parent-teacher
conferences. Modifies the formula for determining the reduction in the
August tuition support distribution to a school corporation that fails to
conduct the minimum number of student instructional days during a
school term.

** Effective:** July 1, 2010.

January 5, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career
Development.

Introduced

Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)

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

SOURCE: IC 20-30-2-3; (10)IN0133.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 20-30-2-3, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION
14, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1,
2010]: Sec. 3. ** (a) **For each school year, a school corporation shall
conduct at least:

** (1) nine hundred (900) hours of instructional time for grades
1 through 6; and**

(2) one thousand eighty (1,080) hours of instructional time for grades 7 through 12;

** in at least **one hundred eighty (180) student instructional days.** **Not
later than June 15 of each school year, the superintendent of each
school corporation shall certify to the department the number of student
instructional days conducted during that school year.

** (b) This subsection applies to a school corporation that:**

(1) conducts at least:

** (A) nine hundred ten (910) hours of instructional time for
grades 1 through 6; and**

(B) one thousand ninety-two (1,092) hours of instructional

(2) one thousand eighty (1,080) hours of instructional time for grades 7 through 12;

(1) conducts at least:

(B) one thousand ninety-two (1,092) hours of instructional

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time for grades 7 through 12; and
(2) provides for fewer than one hundred eighty-three (183)
teacher days in the contract entered into with the school
corporation's certificated employees**

A school corporation may dismiss students for not more than four (4) hours during each grading period for parent-teacher conferences. The hours during which students are dismissed under this subsection shall be counted as student instructional time under this subsection.

SOURCE: IC 20-30-2-4; (10)IN0133.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 20-30-2-4, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION
14, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1,
2010]: Sec. 4. If a school corporation fails to conduct the minimum
number of student instructional days during a school year as required
under section 3 of this chapter, the department shall reduce the August
tuition support distribution to that school corporation for a school year
by an amount determined as follows:

STEP ONE: Determine the~~remainder~~ ~~of:~~ ~~(A)~~ ~~the~~ ~~amount~~ ~~of~~ ~~the~~
~~total~~ ~~tuition~~ ~~support~~ ~~allocated~~ ~~to~~ ~~the~~ ~~school~~ ~~corporation~~ ~~for~~ ~~the~~
~~particular~~ ~~school~~ ~~year;~~ ~~minus~~ ~~(B)~~ ~~that~~ ~~part~~ ~~of~~ ~~the~~ ~~total~~ ~~tuition~~
~~support~~ ~~allocated~~ ~~to~~ ~~the~~ ~~school~~ ~~corporation~~ ~~for~~ ~~that~~ ~~school~~ ~~year~~
~~with~~ ~~respect~~ ~~to~~ ~~student~~ ~~instructional~~ ~~days~~ ~~one~~ ~~hundred~~ ~~seventy-six~~
~~(176)~~ ~~through~~ ~~one~~ ~~hundred~~ ~~eighty~~ ~~(180).~~ ** amount of the total
tuition support allocated to the school corporation for each
day of the particular school year.**

STEP TWO: Subtract the number of student instructional days that the school corporation conducted from one hundred eighty (180).

STEP THREE:~~Determine~~ ~~the~~ ~~lesser~~ ~~of~~ ~~five~~ ~~(5)~~ ~~or~~ ~~the~~ ~~remainder~~
~~determined~~ ~~under~~ ~~STEP~~ ~~TWO.~~ ** Multiply the amount determined
under STEP ONE by the remainder determined under STEP
TWO.**

~~STEP~~ ~~FOUR:~~ ~~Divide~~** **~~the~~ ~~amount~~ ~~subtracted~~** **~~under~~ ~~STEP~~ ~~ONE(B)~~**
**~~by~~ ~~five~~ ~~(5).~~

~~STEP~~ ~~FIVE:~~ ~~Multiply~~ ~~the~~ ~~quotient~~ ~~determined~~ ~~under~~ ~~STEP~~ ~~FOUR~~
~~by~~ ~~the~~ ~~number~~ ~~determined~~ ~~under~~ ~~STEP~~ ~~THREE.~~

~~STEP~~ ~~SIX:~~ ~~Subtract~~ ~~the~~ ~~number~~ ~~determined~~ ~~under~~ ~~STEP~~ ~~THREE~~
~~from~~ ~~the~~ ~~remainder~~ ~~determined~~ ~~under~~ ~~STEP~~ ~~TWO.~~

~~STEP~~ ~~SEVEN:~~ ~~Divide~~ ~~the~~ ~~remainder~~ ~~determined~~ ~~under~~ ~~STEP~~
~~ONE~~ ~~by~~ ~~one~~ ~~hundred~~ ~~seventy-five~~ ~~(175).~~

~~STEP~~ ~~EIGHT:~~ ~~Multiply~~ ~~the~~ ~~quotient~~ ~~determined~~ ~~under~~ ~~STEP~~
~~SEVEN~~ ~~by~~ ~~the~~ ~~remainder~~ ~~determined~~ ~~under~~ ~~STEP~~ ~~SIX.~~

~~STEP~~ ~~NINE:~~ ~~Add~~ ~~the~~ ~~product~~ ~~determined~~ ~~under~~ ~~STEP~~ ~~FIVE~~ ~~to~~

STEP ONE: Determine the

STEP TWO: Subtract the number of student instructional days that the school corporation conducted from one hundred eighty (180).

STEP THREE:

~~the~~ ~~product~~ ~~determined~~ ~~under~~ ~~STEP~~ ~~EIGHT.~~