Rep. Phyllis Pond, R-New Haven, resigned earlier this month after being diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.
Experts and parents say the guidelines will help educators cope with uncooperative children safely.
A bill that passed the Senate because of Sue Ellspermann's deciding vote removes a requirement for superintendents to have a specific license.
Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it illegal for someone to create a fake social media profile of a teacher.
Teachers represented by the Carmel Clay Education Association still do not have a contract in place for the 2012-13 school year.
The Indiana State Board of Education is scheduled to vote Wednesday on controversial teacher licensing rules.
Teacher retirements are up in Indiana, largely due to the baby boomer generation and budget cuts.
Martinsville teacher and tennis coach Jeff McGown recently resigned.
Two former coaches were arrested for having separate relationships with the same 17 year old student.
Johnson County Deputy Prosecutor Doug Cummins has been named the special prosecutor in the case.