Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia

Filed: 4/4/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5330, AS AMENDED, by
3replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5    "Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
62-3.64c as follows:
7    (105 ILCS 5/2-3.64c new)
8    (Section scheduled to be repealed on June 1, 2015)
9    Sec. 2-3.64c. Assessment Review Task Force. The State
10Superintendent of Education shall appoint a task force to
11review standardized assessments. The task force shall consist
12of all of the following individuals:
13        (1) Two parents.
14        (2) One educator representing a statewide professional
15    teachers' organization.
16        (3) One educator representing a different statewide



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1    professional teachers' organization.
2        (4) One educator representing a professional teachers'
3    organization in a city having a population exceeding
4    500,000.
5        (5) One early childhood educator.
6        (6) One school district administrator representing an
7    association representing school administrators.
8        (7) One school principal representing an association
9    representing school principals.
10        (8) One school district board member representing an
11    association representing school board members.
12        (9) One early childhood center administrator.
13        (10) One assessment expert.
14        (11) One representative of the State Board of
15    Education.
16        (12) One representative of regional superintendents of
17    schools.
18        (13) One representative of a 4-year institution of
19    higher education.
20        (14) One representative of a 2-year institution of
21    higher education.
22        (15) Two citizens who are a residents of this State.
23    The State Superintendent shall appoint one of the task
24force members as chairperson of the task force. The task force
25shall meet at least 4 times to review standardized assessments.
26This review shall include at least 5% of school districts in



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1this State that represent a regionally equal sampling selected
2from among those counties of this State other than Cook County
3and the 5 counties contiguous to Cook County and shall include
4a school district located in a city having a population over
5500,000. The task force shall review the content and design of
6standardized assessments; the time and money expended to
7prepare for standardized assessments as measured against the
8purpose of the assessment; parent, student, and educator
9perceptions of the level and intensity of standardized
10assessments; and any other issues involving standardized
11assessments identified by the task force. The State Board of
12Education shall provide administrative support to the task
14    The task force shall report its findings to the Governor
15and General Assembly no later than May 31, 2015, and, upon
16filing its report, the task force is dissolved. This Section is
17repealed on June 1, 2015.
18    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,