2012 Indiana Code
TITLE 20. EDUCATION
ARTICLE 25. INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
CHAPTER 16. ADDITIONAL POWERS TO MODIFY POLICIES AND WAIVE REQUIREMENTS, LEASE PROPERTY, AND TRANSFER FUNDS
Chapter 16. Additional Powers to Modify Policies and Waive Requirements, Lease Property, and Transfer Funds
Powers of board
Sec. 1. To provide the board with the necessary flexibility and resources to carry out this article, the following apply:
(1) The board may:
(A) eliminate or modify existing policies;
(B) create new policies; and
(C) alter policies;
subject to this article and the plan developed under IC 20-25-10.
(2) IC 20-29 applies to the school city, except for the provision of IC 20-29-6-7(a) that requires any items included in the 1972-1973 agreements between an employer school corporation and an employee organization to continue to be bargainable.
(3) The board may waive the following statutes and rules for any school in the school city without administrative, regulatory, or legislative approval:
(A) The following rules concerning curriculum and instructional time:
511 IAC 6.1-5-0.5
511 IAC 6.1-5-1
511 IAC 6.1-5-2.5
511 IAC 6.1-5-3.5
511 IAC 6.1-5-4.
(B) 511 IAC 6.1-4-1 concerning student/teacher ratios.
(C) 511 IAC 6.1-4-2 concerning school principals.
(4) Notwithstanding any other law, a school city may do the following:
(A) Lease school transportation equipment to others for nonschool use when the equipment is not in use for a school city purpose.
(B) Establish a professional development and technology fund to be used for:
(i) professional development; or
(ii) technology, including video distance learning.
(C) Transfer funds obtained from sources other than state or local government taxation to any account of the school corporation, including a professional development and technology fund established under clause (B).
(5) Transfer funds obtained from property taxation to the general fund and the school transportation fund, subject to the following:
(A) The sum of the property tax rates for the general fund and the school transportation fund after a transfer occurs under this subdivision may not exceed the sum of the property tax rates for the general fund and the school transportation fund before a transfer occurs under this
(B) This subdivision does not allow a school corporation to transfer to any other fund money from the debt service fund.
As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.9. Amended by P.L.2-2006, SEC.116; P.L.73-2011, SEC.7.
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