SENATE BILL No. 120
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 20-30-5.
Synopsis: Cursive writing in school curriculum. Requires each school
corporation and accredited nonpublic elementary school to include
cursive writing in its curriculum.
Effective: July 1, 2013.
January 7, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career
First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)
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SENATE BILL No. 120
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 20-30-5-7; (13)IN0120.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 20-30-5-7, AS AMENDED BY P.L.86-2007,
SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 7. Each school corporation shall include in the
school corporation's curriculum the following studies:
(1) Language arts, including:
(E) second languages; and
(F) cursive writing.
(3) Social studies and citizenship, including the:
(B) governmental systems; and
of Indiana and the United States, including a study of the
Holocaust in each high school United States history course.
(5) Fine arts, including music and art.
(6) Health education, physical fitness, safety, and the effects of
alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and other substances on the human body.
(7) Additional studies selected by each governing body, subject
to revision by the state board.
SOURCE: IC 20-30-5-7.2; (13)IN0120.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. IC 20-30-5-7.2 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2013]: Sec. 7.2. An accredited nonpublic elementary school shall
include in the accredited nonpublic elementary school's curriculum
language arts studies in cursive writing