Work ethic certification and grants.

Authors: Senator Ronald Grooms, Senator Erin Houchin

Co-authors: Senator Jeff Raatz, Senator Ron Alting, Senator Lonnie Randolph

Sponsors: Representative Steven Davisson

Co-Sponsors: Representative Steven Stemler, Representative Edward Clere, Representative Terry Goodin

Digest

Provides that a school corporation may establish a work ethic certification program under which a student who develops skills necessary for success in higher education or employment receives a work ethic certificate upon graduation. Provides that the state board of education, in consultation with the workforce innovation council, may adopt rules to: (1) establish model criteria for a work ethic certification program; and (2) develop a standard work ethic certificate.