Bill Sponsors: IL HB4280 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish and maintain the Growing Future Educators Program to train high school graduates who at one time have been identified as English learners and who are enrolled in an approved educator preparation program, among other qualifications, to become secondary language educators. Provides that each school district that chooses to participate in the Program shall partner with one public, regionally accredited institution of higher education in this State that offers a pre-approved educator preparation program and each qualified high school graduate participating in the program through the district must be enrolled at that institution in its educator preparation program. Provides that for each semester that a qualified high school graduate is participating in the program, the State Board shall issue the person a paraprofessional educator endorsement on an Educator License with Stipulations and the person must be employed as a part-time employee by the participating district as a paraprofessional working under the supervision of a district employee with a Professional Educator License. Sets forth provisions concerning funding, submitting program data, reporting to the General Assembly, and rulemaking. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Failed) 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die [HB4280 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative Robert Pritchard [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-070FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Fred Crespo [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-044FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Linda LaVia [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-083FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative William Davis [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-030FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Elizabeth Hernandez [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-024FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Cynthia Soto [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-004FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative David Harris [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-053FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative David Olsen [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-081FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Tony McCombie [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-071FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

Social Comments on IL HB4280

feedback