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 Bill Status of SB1239  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-TEACHERS-SCH CALENDAR

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Wm. Sam McCann

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/3-11from Ch. 122, par. 3-11
105 ILCS 5/10-19from Ch. 122, par. 10-19
105 ILCS 5/10-19.1from Ch. 122, par. 10-19.1
105 ILCS 5/34-18from Ch. 122, par. 34-18


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that teachers must be provided with and a teacher must annually complete 20 hours of inservice training, 10 hours of which a teacher may complete through online learning if the online learning requires proof of proficiency. With respect to the opening date of a school term, provides that student instruction may begin no earlier than the day after Labor Day. Requires the calendar for a school term to provide for a minimum of 880 instructional hours in no more than 176 days of actual pupil attendance and at least 45 professional development hours for teachers, to be scheduled as any collective bargaining agreement allows; makes related changes. Provides that as part of its calendar for the school term, a school board shall schedule 5 emergency closure days, and the school board shall adopt a contingency plan for when emergency closure days are used during a school year to make up for a minimum of 25 lost instructional hours. Effective July 1, 2017.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  2/7/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Education
  3/7/2017SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (ED)
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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