HB 1215 - DIGEST

Creates a system for the establishment and operation of locally authorized innovation schools to: (1) Meet the educational needs of a diverse student population;

(2) Improve educational performance;

(3) Implement evidence-based practices to reduce demographic disparities in student achievement; and

(4) Provide local school communities and principals with greater control over decisions related to staffing, personnel selection and evaluation, scheduling, and educational programming.