Not later than the first day of July each year, the department of education shall issue, and post on its web site, a report on school districts of innovation. The report shall include the following information:
(A) The number of districts designated as school districts of innovation in the preceding school year and the total number of school districts of innovation statewide;
(B) The number of innovation schools in each school district of innovation and the number of district students served by the schools, expressed as a total number and as a percentage of the district's total student population;
(C) The number of innovation school zones in each school district of innovation, the number of schools participating in each zone, and the number of district students served by the participating schools, expressed as a total number and as a percentage of the district's total student population;
(D) An overview of the innovations implemented in innovation schools and innovation school zones;
(E) Data on the academic performance of the students enrolled in an innovation school or an innovation school zone in each school district of innovation, including a comparison of the students' academic performance before and after the district's designation as a school district of innovation;
(F) Recommendations for legislative changes based on the innovations implemented or to enhance the ability of schools and districts to implement innovations.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.