2021 Indiana Code
Title 20. Education
Article 33. Students: General Provisions
Chapter 1. Equal Educational Opportunity
20-33-1-3. Segregation Prohibited; Student Tracking Practices Review

Universal Citation: IN Code § 20-33-1-3 (2021)

Sec. 3. (a) The governing body of a school corporation and the board of trustees of a state educational institution may not build or erect, establish, maintain, continue, or permit any segregated or separate public schools, including any public school departments or divisions on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin of pupils or students.

(b) The officials described in subsection (a) may take any affirmative actions that are reasonable, feasible, and practical to effect greater integration and to reduce or prevent segregation or separation of races in public schools for whatever cause, including:

(1) site selection; or

(2) revision of:

(A) school districts;

(B) curricula; or

(C) enrollment policies;

to implement equalization of educational opportunity for all.

(c) A school corporation shall review the school corporation's programs to determine if the school corporation's practices of:

(1) separating students by ability;

(2) placing students into educational tracks; or

(3) using test results to screen students;

have the effect of systematically separating students by race, color, creed, national origin, or socioeconomic class.

[Pre-2005 Elementary and Secondary Education Recodification Citation: 20-8.1-2-3.]

As added by P.L.1-2005, SEC.17. Amended by P.L.2-2007, SEC.226.

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