2021 Indiana Code
Title 20. Education
Article 30. Curriculum
Chapter 5. Mandatory Curriculum
20-30-5-6. Good Citizenship Instruction

Universal Citation: IN Code § 20-30-5-6 (2021)

Sec. 6. (a) This section applies only to public schools.

(b) As used in this section, "good citizenship instruction" means integrating instruction into the current curriculum that stresses the nature and importance of the following:

(1) Being honest and truthful.

(2) Respecting authority.

(3) Respecting the property of others.

(4) Always doing the student's personal best.

(5) Not stealing.

(6) Possessing the skills (including methods of conflict resolution) necessary to live peaceably in society and not resorting to violence to settle disputes.

(7) Taking personal responsibility for obligations to family and community.

(8) Taking personal responsibility for earning a livelihood.

(9) Treating others the way the student would want to be treated.

(10) Respecting the national flag, the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the State of Indiana.

(11) Respecting the student's parents and home.

(12) Respecting the student's self.

(13) Respecting the rights of others to have their own views and religious beliefs.

(c) The department shall:

(1) identify; and

(2) make available;

models of conflict resolution instruction to school corporations. The instruction may consist of a teacher education program that applies the techniques to the students in the classroom to assist school corporations in complying with this section.

[Pre-2005 Elementary and Secondary Education Recodification Citation: 20-10.1-4-4.5.]

As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.14. Amended by P.L.246-2005, SEC.170.

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