Use of existing buildings; transportation; responsibilities of school corporation; hearing
Sec. 2. (a) If the state board assigns a special management team under IC 20-31-9-4 to operate a school as a turnaround academy, for as long as the special management team operates the turnaround academy:
(1) the special management team shall continue to use the school building, the accompanying real property, and the building's contents, equipment, and supplies; and
(2) the school corporation shall continue to:
(A) provide transportation for students attending the turnaround academy at the same level of service the school corporation provided before the school became a turnaround academy; and
(B) maintain and repair the buildings and grounds consistent with the maintenance and repair to the school corporation's other buildings and grounds.
The school corporation shall consult with the special management team regarding these matters.
(b) If the special management team contracts with a school corporation for goods or services, the school corporation may not charge the special management team more for the goods or services than the school corporation pays for the goods or services.
(c) The special management team and the school corporation's board shall hold a joint public meeting at least two (2) times each year to discuss issues and progress concerning the turnaround academy.
As added by P.L.229-2011, SEC.190.
Eligibility of students to enroll in turnaround academy
Sec. 4. Any student who lives in the attendance area served by a school that is operated as a turnaround academy under this chapter may attend the turnaround academy. The turnaround academy may not refuse enrollment to a student who lives in the attendance area.
As added by P.L.229-2011, SEC.190. Amended by P.L.6-2012, SEC.141.
Oversight of special management team by mayor; petition
Sec. 5. (a) The executive of a city or county in which one (1) or more turnaround academies are located may petition the state board to oversee the special management team. The petition must include the following:
(1) The names of one (1) or more turnaround academies located within the executive's jurisdiction for which the executive wishes to conduct oversight.
Sec. 6. The state board may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to implement this chapter.
As added by P.L.229-2011, SEC.190.
Contract; special management team; pensions; collective bargaining
Sec. 7. (a) If the state board assigns a special management team to a school, the state board shall enter into a contract with a special management team that includes the following provisions:
(1) A requirement that the special management team and the governing body conduct a public meeting two (2) times each year to provide a report concerning:
(A) student achievement of affected students; and
(B) the condition of the school property and to address issues related to the school property.
(2) A requirement that the student instruction must be provided by teachers licensed under IC 20-28-5.
(b) Individuals employed by the special management team are entitled to participate in either:
(1) the state teachers' retirement fund created by IC 5-10.4; or
(2) the public employees' retirement fund created by IC 5-10.3.
(c) Employees of a special management team are not required to organize and collectively bargain under IC 20-29-6.
As added by P.L.160-2012, SEC.52.
Distributions to correct 2012 withholdings authorized; conditions; appropriation
Sec. 8. (a) If the state board, upon remand of the Marion County Circuit Court case of Board of School Commissioners of the City of Indianapolis v. Indiana State Board of Education and Indiana Department of Education (cause number 49D03-1206-MI-023257), determines that the Indianapolis public school corporation or any other school corporation is entitled to a distribution to correct the amount that was withheld under IC 20-31-9.5 during July through December 2012 from state tuition support and federal funds otherwise to be distributed to the school corporation, the following apply:
(1) The state board shall make distributions to the following:
(A) The Indianapolis public school corporation.