(105 ILCS 5/10-23.13)
Policies addressing sexual abuse.
To adopt and implement a policy addressing sexual abuse of children that may include age-appropriate curriculum for students in pre-K through 5th grade; training for school personnel on child sexual abuse; educational information to parents or guardians provided in the school handbook on the warning signs of a child being abused, along with any needed assistance, referral, or resource information; available counseling and resources for students affected by sexual abuse; and emotional and educational support for a child of abuse to continue to be successful in school.
Any policy adopted may address without limitation:
(1) methods for increasing teacher, student, and
parent awareness of issues regarding sexual abuse of children, including knowledge of likely warning signs indicating that a child may be a victim of sexual abuse;
(2) actions that a child who is a victim of sexual
abuse should take to obtain assistance and intervention; and
(3) available counseling options for students
affected by sexual abuse.
This Section may be referred to as Erin's Law.
(Source: P.A. 96-1524, eff. 2-14-11.)