Gov. Holcomb signs Executive Order to waive incomplete education requirements

SOURCE: News release from Office of Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today in coordination with Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick signed an executive order to waive education requirements that cannot be met due to school buildings being closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The executive order 20-20 waives incomplete requirements such as school bus drills and emergency preparedness drills. It also outlines options for school corporations to complete 2019-2020 annual staff performance evaluations.

Click here to see Department of Education guidance on performance evaluation plans: https://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/news/april10-frameworks-completing-2019-2020-teacher-evaluations.pdf?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

Click here to see the executive order: https://www.in.gov/gov/2384.htm

More information may be found at the ISDH website at coronavirus.in.gov and the CDC website at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.