Sec. 12. (a) Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, a student who successfully completes Spanish language courses that include the elements set forth in subsection (b) is eligible to receive a functional workplace Spanish designation on the student’s transcript for the course described in subsection (b).

     (b) The department shall develop a Spanish language course description and corresponding academic standards under this section that include:

Terms Used In Indiana Code 20-32-4-12

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
(1) appropriate salutations, structures, vocabulary, and conversation, with a focus on vocabulary that is necessary for various work environments;

(2) culturally appropriate communications for a variety of work related interactions; and

(3) skills related to all language domains, including:

(A) speaking;

(B) listening;

(C) reading; and

(D) writing.

     (c) A school corporation may implement a curriculum based upon the course standards developed by the department to allow a student to receive a functional workplace Spanish designation on the student’s transcript upon the successful completion of the course of study.

As added by P.L.160-2016, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.162-2017, SEC.2.