HB 1115 - DIGEST

Provides the minimum employment standards for a paraeducator who works in the special education program, the basic education program, the learning assistance program, the federal disadvantaged program, and English language learner programs.

Requires school districts to begin implementing the paraeducator certification for paraeducators working in the programs.

Requires the professional educator standards board to design and implement a training program for teachers and principals as it relates to their role working with paraeducators.

Requires the state institute for public policy to conduct a study on the effectiveness of paraeducators in improving student outcomes.

Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction and the education data center to provide the data necessary to conduct an analysis.