Posted: Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:12pm Updated: Mon, 11/27/2017 - 2:51pm


  • PL 220-2017 – Indiana Student Religious Civil Liberties Act (Model Policy)
  • IC 20-26-5-32 – Required school corporations to develop a plan to improve student behavior and discipline by July 1, 2011; and to then periodically review this plan (pp. 18 of 21). HEA 1419 (2009 legislative session), required the Indiana Department of Education to develop a model evidence-based plan for improving discipline and behavior in schools by June 1, 2010.
  • IC 20-31-6-1 – Requires Cultural Competency Materials (pp. 1 of 1)
  • IC 20-31-6-2 – Lists the Cultural Competency Components of a School Plan (pp. 1 of 1)

Evidence-Based Best Practices


HEA 1419 (2009) Resources

Professional Development

Various professional development opportunities are available throughout the state. Click on the links below to find information about these opportunities and about your regional IDOE – School Improvement contact(s).

Additional resources and videos can be found in the "IDOE – Improving Student Behavior & Discipline" community in the Learning Connection. Follow these steps to become a member of the community:

  • Log in to the Learning Connection
  • Click on Find a Community
  • Type in "IDOE - Improving Student Behavior & Discipline"
  • Click on Join Community