HB 1590

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2023 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Feb 21, 2023
  • Senate
  • Governor

Various education matters.


Makes various changes to the education law concerning the following: (1) The science of reading and teacher preparation and licensing requirements. (2) The grant for benchmark, formative, interim, or similar assessments with regards to a universal screener that screens for dyslexia. (3) Eligibility requirements for the next level computer science program. (4) Reading deficiency remediation plan requirements. (5) Payments and funding for excess costs of educating certain students with disabilities. (6) The use of funds from the Senator David C. Ford educational technology fund. (7) The fall count day of average daily membership (ADM). (8) Requirements and consequences for violations of the requirements regarding the Indiana diploma with honors designation award. (9) Requirements for public schools regarding adopting or replacing data technology systems. (10) The evaluation of curricular materials by the department of education (department). Requires the department to evaluate, approve, and publish a list of high quality curricular materials in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math. Provides that, before curricular material is included on the list, the publisher of the curricular material must entered into a data share agreement with the department. Requires, not later than July 1, 2024, the department to conduct a statewide survey to determine which curricular materials have been adopted for use in certain subjects. Removes a provision that requires choice scholarship schools to conduct random drawings in a public meeting if applicants for enrollment exceed the number of choice scholarships available to the school. Makes provisions for dyslexia screening.

Bill Sponsors (4)


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Mar 01, 2023


First reading: referred to Committee on Education and Career Development

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
education and career development

Feb 22, 2023


Referred to the Senate

Feb 21, 2023


Third reading: passed; Roll Call 194: yeas 90, nays 0


Senate sponsors: Senators Raatz and Rogers

Feb 20, 2023


Amendment #2 (Behning) prevailed; voice vote


Amendment #3 (Porter) failed; Roll Call 163: yeas 29, nays 68


Second reading: amended, ordered engrossed

Feb 16, 2023


Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Jan 26, 2023


Representative Klinker added as coauthor


Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means pursuant to House Rule 127

ways and means pursuant to house rule 127


Committee report: do pass, adopted

Jan 19, 2023


First reading: referred to Committee on Education

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee


Authored by Representative Behning

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF
Engrossed House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1590.04.ENGH.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: HB1590.04.ENGH.FN002 PDF


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