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 Bill Status of SB1480  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH DISTRICTS OF INNOVATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Karen McConnaughay

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/7/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25gfrom Ch. 122, par. 2-3.25g


Synopsis As Introduced
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.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/22/2017SenateAssigned to Education
  3/15/2017SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (ED)
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  4/7/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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