Bill Text: IL HB0190 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, a school board shall require its schools to connect at-risk students in need of academic support to either community-based or in-school academic support; defines "at-risk student". Provides that each school district shall inform the parent or guardian of an at-risk student about the community-based or in-school academic support available in that school district or the community in which the school district is located. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-31 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [HB0190 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB0190-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning education.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Sections
510-20.69 and 34-18.61 as follows:
6 (105 ILCS 5/10-20.69 new)
7 Sec. 10-20.69. Academic support services; at-risk student.
8 (a) In this Section, "at-risk student" means a student who
9is at risk of dropping out of school because of his or her
10individual academic needs and who requires temporary or ongoing
11academic support services to achieve success in school.
12 (b) Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, each school
13district must provide a parent or guardian of an at-risk
14student information about appropriate and available
15community-based or in-school academic support services. The
16academic support services may include, but are not limited to,
17any of the following:
18 (1) Individual or small-group tutoring.
19 (2) A summer school program.
20 (3) A mentoring program.
21 (4) Meeting with an academic advisor.
22 A school district shall not be responsible for any costs or
23transportation associated with a student's participation in

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1community-based academic support services under this
2subsection.
3 (105 ILCS 5/34-18.61 new)
4 Sec. 34-18.61. Academic support services; at-risk student.
5 (a) In this Section, "at-risk student" means a student who
6is at risk of dropping out of school because of his or her
7individual academic needs and who requires temporary or ongoing
8academic support services to achieve success in school.
9 (b) Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, the school
10district must provide a parent or guardian of an at-risk
11student information about appropriate and available
12community-based or in-school academic support services. The
13academic support services may include, but are not limited to,
14any of the following:
15 (1) Individual or small-group tutoring.
16 (2) A summer school program.
17 (3) A mentoring program.
18 (4) Meeting with an academic advisor.
19 The school district shall not be responsible for any costs
20or transportation associated with a student's participation in
21community-based academic support services under this
22subsection.
23 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
242020.
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