Outline of the state of Indiana

Family Engagement in Local Governance

Family Engagement in Local Governance

State law requires parent or family member representation on school governance councils or in school improvement planning efforts.

Indiana Code 20-31-5-1 Development of initial plan

(a) The principal of each school shall coordinate:

  • (1) the development of an initial three (3) year strategic and continuous school improvement and achievement plan; and
  • (2) an annual review of the plan. (b) The initial plan and annual review must be made with input from a committee of persons interested in the school, including administrators, teachers, parents, and community and business leaders appointed by the principal. Teacher appointments to the committee must be made in accordance with IC 20-29.
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