(105 ILCS 5/34-1.1)
(from Ch. 122, par. 34-1.1)
As used in this Article:
"Academic Accountability Council" means the Chicago Schools Academic
Accountability Council created under Section 34-3.4.
"Local School Council" means a local school council established
under Section 34-2.1.
"School" and "attendance center" are used interchangeably to mean any
attendance center operated pursuant to this Article and under the direction
of one principal.
"Secondary Attendance Center" means a school which has students enrolled
in grades 9 through 12 (although it may also have students enrolled
in grades below grade 9).
"Local Attendance Area School" means a school which has a local
attendance area established by the board.
"Multi-area school" means a school other than a local attendance area school.
"Contract school" means an attendance center managed and operated by a for-profit or not-for-profit private entity retained by the board to provide instructional and other services to a majority of the pupils enrolled in the attendance center.
"Contract turnaround school" means an experimental contract school created by the board to implement alternative governance in an attendance center subject to restructuring or similar intervention under federal law that has not made adequate yearly progress for 5 consecutive years or a time period set forth in federal law.
"Parent" means a parent or legal guardian of an enrolled student of an
"Community resident" means a person, 18 years of age or older,
residing within an attendance area served by a school,
excluding any person who is a parent of a student enrolled in that
school; provided that with respect to any multi-area school, community
resident means any person, 18 years of age or older, residing within the
voting district established for that school pursuant to Section 34-2.1c,
excluding any person who is a parent of a student enrolled in that school.
"School staff" means all certificated and uncertificated school
personnel, including all teaching and administrative staff (other than the
principal) and including all custodial, food service and other civil
service employees, who are employed at and assigned to perform the majority
of their employment duties at one attendance center served by the same
local school council.
"Regular meetings" means the meeting dates established by the local
school council at its annual organizational meeting.
(Source: P.A. 96-105, eff. 7-30-09.)