HB 1563

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

State board of education and workforce cabinet.


Adds two members of the commission for higher education to the governor's workforce cabinet. Makes changes to the experience requirements for state board of education (state board) members appointed by the governor. Transfers, from the state board to the governor's workforce cabinet, duties carried out by the state board pertaining to: (1) school accountability; (2) Indiana college and career readiness educational standards; (3) modification of a high school's graduation rate; (4) the adoption of a college/technology high school curriculum model (Core 40); (5) secondary certificates of achievement; and (6) the establishment of graduation requirements. Requires the governor's workforce cabinet to approve unique commemorative diplomas designed by the state board to be issued to certain veterans. Provides that the governor's workforce cabinet is considered a state educational authority within the meaning of the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Requires the state board to provide recommendations to the governor's workforce cabinet pertaining to: (1) Indiana college and career readiness educational standards; (2) whether to grant a high school's request to modify the high school's graduation rate; (3) the adoption of a Core 40 model; (4) the adoption of academic standards; (5) school accountability requirements; and (6) secondary certificates of achievement. Provides that the legislative services agency may prepare legislation for introduction in the 2022 regular session of the general assembly to make appropriate changes in statutes that are required by this act. Makes conforming and technical amendments.

Bill Sponsors (2)


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Jan 14, 2021


Coauthored by Representative Pressel


Authored by Representative Behning


First reading: referred to Committee on Education

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1563.01.INTR.FN001 PDF


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