2021 Indiana Code
Title 20. Education
Article 30. Curriculum
Chapter 9. Bilingual and Bicultural Instruction
20-30-9-6. Bilingual-Bicultural Program

Universal Citation: IN Code § 20-30-9-6 (2021)

Sec. 6. The secretary of education shall carry out a bilingual-bicultural program for the improvement of educational opportunities for non-English dominant students by doing the following:

(1) Supporting and planning pilot and demonstration projects that are designed to test and demonstrate the effectiveness of programs for improving educational opportunities for non-English dominant students.

(2) Assisting in the establishment and operation of programs that are designed to stimulate:

(A) the provision of educational services not available to non-English dominant students in sufficient quantity or quality; and

(B) the development and establishment of exemplary programs to serve as models for regular school programs in which non-English dominant students are educated.

(3) Assisting in the establishment and operation of pre-service and in-service training programs for persons serving non-English dominant students as educational personnel.

(4) Encouraging the dissemination of information and materials relating to and the evaluation of the effectiveness of education programs that may offer educational opportunities to non-English dominant students. For activities described in this section, preference shall be given to the training of non-English dominant students, including innovative programs related to the educational needs of the non-English dominant students.

[Pre-2005 Elementary and Secondary Education Recodification Citation: 20-10.1-5.5-2.]

As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.14. Amended by P.L.43-2021, SEC.100.

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