Comments: IL HB0288 | 2011-2012 | 97th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the School Code. Provides that the Chicago Board of Education shall require that schools provide daily recess for all students in kindergarten through grade 8. Provides that recess must be at least 10 minutes in length. Provides that if the principal determines that the weather is inclement, the principal shall direct that a recess be held indoors. Requires the principal to ensure that students are given the opportunity to engage in physical exercise during each recess. Provides that the time required for recesses is included in the minimum number of hours necessary to constitute a full day of attendance under the State aid formula provisions.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Failed) 2013-01-08 - Session Sine Die [HB0288 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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