IL HB4902 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 14 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-02-26 - Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Lee Long
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Creates the School Districts of Innovation Act, the purpose of which is to grant school districts greater autonomy to implement innovative practices that improve student academic performance and benefit the whole child by removing obstacles that currently exist in law or rules. Provides that school districts seeking to obtain designation as a district of innovation from the State Superintendent of Education must establish an innovation committee to develop an innovation plan; sets forth provisions concerning the committee and plan. Contains provisions concerning statutory and regulatory mandates; innovation plan submission and designation; financial support for innovation planning; district of innovation review, renewal, and revocation; reporting; and rulemaking. Effective immediately.

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Title

SCH DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2018-02-26HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Lee Long
2018-02-14HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-14HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
10552-3.25gAmended CodeCitation Text

Illinois State Sources


Bill Comments

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