The bill creates a committee that will study and recommend whether the state should mandate armed personnel in schools.
The bill broadens the steps schools must take to address bullying both in and out of the school building.
The Indiana Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that allows more students to become eligible for the state's school voucher program.
The House Education Committee plans to vote next week on a bill that would help create guidelines for how schools and teachers restrain and seclude students.
Sen. Carlin Yoder wanted to work with a House bill, but that bill failed to pass.
A group of supporters met over the weekend to plan a separate "traditional prom" for Sullivan High School students that would prohibit gays from attending.
Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it illegal for someone to create a fake social media profile of a teacher.
The Vigo County Sheriff has announced a plan to add 10 police officers to county's rural schools.
Monroe County Community School Corporation schools will start Aug. 7 in 2013 and Aug. 4 in 2014.