SB 193-1_ Filed 02/14/2013, 12:26
Adopted 2/14/2013

COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Education and Career Development, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 193, 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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        (1) continue to implement
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        (2) require the use of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers assessment or the Smarter Balanced assessment by schools;
until the state board has conducted public meetings, at which testimony must be taken, concerning the adoption of the common core standards and the assessments described in subdivision (2). At least one (1) public meeting must be conducted under this subsection in each congressional district, and at least (1) member of the state board must attend each meeting.
    (c) During the adoption process under subsection (b), the state board shall:
        (1) compare existing Indiana standards with the common core standards;
        (2) consider best practices in developing and adopting the standards, seeking information from a broad range of sources, including:
            (A) subject area teachers from elementary and secondary schools in Indiana; and
            (B) subject area instructors and experts from postsecondary educational institutions; and
            (C) any other standards the state board considers to be superior standards.
    (d) After conducting the public meetings under subsection (b) and carrying out the requirements of subsection (c), the state board shall adopt standards for the state, which may include the common core standards.
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    (f) After June 30, 2013, the state, or the state board on behalf of the state, may not enter into or renew an agreement with any organization, entity, group, or consortium that requires the state to cede any measure of autonomy or control of education standards and assessments. This subsection expires March 31, 2014.

SOURCE: IC 20-31-3-3; (13)AM019303.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 20-31-3-3, AS AMENDED BY P.L.73-2011, SECTION 17, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 3. (a) The department shall revise and update academic standards:
        (1) for each grade level from kindergarten through grade 12; and
        (2) in each subject area listed in section 2 of this chapter;
at least once every six (6) years, beginning in 2013. This revision must occur on a cyclical basis.
     (b) A revision under this chapter must comply with IC 20-19-2-14.5.
SOURCE: IC 20-31-3-4; (13)AM019303.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 20-31-3-4, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION 15, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4. The state superintendent shall appoint an academic standards committee composed of subject area teachers and parents during the period when a subject area is undergoing revision.
SOURCE: ; (13)AM019303.4. -->     SECTION 4. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) Before July 1, 2013, the office of management and budget established by IC 4-3-22-3 shall perform a fiscal analysis of the projected cost to the state and to school corporations of the first five (5) years of implementation of the common core standards (as defined in IC 20-19-2-14.5, as added by this act). The analysis must include the costs of materials, equipment, technology, and training, as well as any savings that may be realized.
    (b) Not later than July 1, 2013, the office of management and budget shall report the results of the fiscal analysis performed under subsection (a) to:
        (1) the general assembly;
        (2) the state board of education;
        (3) the state superintendent of public instruction; and
        (4) the education roundtable.
The report to the general assembly must be in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.
    (c) This SECTION expires July 2, 2013.

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    (Reference is to SB 193 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 7, Nays 4.

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Senator Kruse, Chairperson


AM 019303/DI 116    2013