2012 Indiana Code
TITLE 20. EDUCATION
ARTICLE 25. INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
CHAPTER 10. BOARD PLAN FOR IMPROVEMENT OF STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

IC 20-25-10
Chapter 10. Board Plan for Improvement of Student Achievement

IC 20-25-10-1
Plan for improvement of student achievement; conformity with school laws
Sec. 1. (a) The board shall modify, develop, and implement a plan for the improvement of student achievement in the schools in the school city.
(b) A plan modified, developed, and implemented under this chapter must be consistent with this article and with IC 20-31-1, IC 20-31-2, IC 20-31-5, IC 20-31-6, IC 20-31-7, IC 20-31-8, IC 20-31-9, and IC 20-31-10.
As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.9.

IC 20-25-10-2
Plan requirements
Sec. 2. The plan modified, developed, and implemented under this chapter must do the following:
(1) Provide for efforts to increase support of the schools by:
(A) the parents of students; and
(B) the neighborhood communities surrounding the schools.
(2) Establish student performance improvement levels for students in each school in the school city that are not less rigorous than the student performance improvement levels developed under IC 20-31.
(3) Provide opportunity and support for the educators in each school to develop a school plan, including:
(A) traditional or innovative methods and approaches to improve student achievement; and
(B) efficient and cost effective management efforts in the school;
that are developed consistently with IC 20-25-12-1 and with the board's plan developed under this chapter.
(4) Require annual reports identifying the progress of student achievement for each school as described in IC 20-20-8-8 and IC 20-25-9-6.
(5) Provide for the effective evaluation of:
(A) each school in the school city; and
(B) the school's educators;
including the consideration of student achievement in the school.
(6) Provide a range of opportunity for remediation of students who:
(A) fail to meet state achievement standards; or
(B) are at risk of academic failure.
(7) Require action to raise the level of performance of a school if the school's students fail to achieve student performance improvement levels established for the school under

IC 20-25-11-1.
As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.9.

IC 20-25-10-3
Modification, development, publication, and implementation of plan
Sec. 3. The board shall:
(1) modify, develop, and publish the plan required under this chapter; and
(2) implement the modified plan;
in compliance with the timelines of IC 20-31-1, IC 20-31-5, IC 20-31-6, IC 20-31-7, IC 20-31-8, IC 20-31-9, and IC 20-31-10.
As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.9. Amended by P.L.231-2005, SEC.28; P.L.1-2006, SEC.323.

IC 20-25-10-4
Revisions; publication required
Sec. 4. If the board revises the plan required under this chapter after the plan is published, the board shall publish the revisions.
As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.9.

IC 20-25-10-5
Assessment and evaluation of educational programs
Sec. 5. (a) The board shall annually assess and evaluate educational programs offered by the school city to determine:
(1) the relationship of the programs to improved student achievement; and
(2) the educational value of the programs in relation to cost.
(b) The board may obtain information from:
(1) educators in the schools offering a program;
(2) students participating in a program; and
(3) the parents of students participating in a program;
in preparing an assessment and evaluation under this section. The assessment must include the performance of the school's students in achieving student performance improvement levels under IC 20-31-1, IC 20-31-5, IC 20-31-6, IC 20-31-7, IC 20-31-8, IC 20-31-9, IC 20-31-10, and IC 20-25-11.
As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.9. Amended by P.L.231-2005, SEC.29; P.L.1-2006, SEC.324.

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