(45 ILCS 95/1)
(from Ch. 122, par. 739)
The Governor of this State is hereby authorized to enter into
a compact on behalf of this State with any of the United States
bordering this State and legally joining in such compact substantially
in the following terms:
INTERSTATE COMPACT ON PUBLIC SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION
The contracting party states agree:
The purpose of this compact is to create a pattern of organizations
through which all the people of an educational community which crosses
state lines may participate in the government of such unit.
The state superintendent of public instruction or similarly titled
officer of the respective party states designated in the enabling acts
approving this compact may by agreement provide for the establishment
operation of interstate public school districts for the operation of
elementary and secondary schools.
ARTICLE III--SCOPE OF THE AGREEMENTS
Such agreements may cover:
(a) The establishment of an interstate school district.
(b) The allocation of costs of operation and capital expenditure between
the portions of the district in each state.
(c) The scope of the educational program.
(d) The procedures whereby the electors in each state may participate in
the formation of school policy.
(e) The allocation of state school aids.
(f) The determination of the state's laws under which the contracts for
the purchase of materials, supplies and personal services will be made
as to prevent all conflict as to the applicable statutes. Arrangements
shall be made for the employment of persons by one state only and for
pro rata reimbursement of that state for services rendered to citizens
another state, but no such agreement shall require that all employees be
hired by a particular state.
(g) All other matters as are reasonably necessary to carry out the
purposes set forth in Article I.
ARTICLE IV--EFFECTIVE DATE
This compact shall become operative between any state and another state
when, following the adoption of the compact by the legislatures of both
such states, the appropriate officers of 2 states execute an agreement.
This compact shall continue in effect and remain binding upon each
executing party state until 6 months after any such state has given
notice of renunciation by the same authority which executed the
The provisions of this compact are severable.
(Source: Laws 1955, p. 1858.)