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91_HB3847 LRB9111135NTks 1 AN ACT to amend the School Code by changing Sections 2 13A-2.5 and 13A-4. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing 6 Sections 13A-2.5 and 13A-4 as follows: 7 (105 ILCS 5/13A-2.5) 8 Sec. 13A-2.5. Disruptive student. "Disruptive student" 9 includes suspension or expulsion eligible students in any of 10 grades 6 through 12 or a student to which subsection (b) of 11 Section 13A-4 of this Code applies. Suspension or expulsion 12 eligible students are those students that have been found to 13 be eligible for suspension or expulsion through the 14 discipline process established by a school district. 15 (Source: P.A. 89-383, eff. 8-18-95.) 16 (105 ILCS 5/13A-4) 17 Sec. 13A-4. Administrative transfers. 18 (a) A student who is determined to be subject to 19 suspension or expulsion in the manner provided by Section 20 10-22.6 (or, in the case of a student enrolled in the public 21 schools of a school district organized under Article 34, in 22 accordance with the uniform system of discipline established 23 under Section 34-19) may be immediately transferred to the 24 alternative program. 25 (b) If a student (i) enrolls in a school district on or 26 after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 91st 27 General Assembly, (ii) immediately before enrolling, attended 28 school within the Department of Corrections school district, 29 and (iii) was enrolled in a school district in this State 30 immediately before being transferred into the Department of -2- LRB9111135NTks 1 Corrections school district, then the student must be 2 immediately transferred to the alternative school program. 3 The student may not be returned to the regular educational 4 program in the public schools of any school district until 5 the student has attended an alternative school program for at 6 least one semester after attending school within the 7 Department of Corrections school district. If the student 8 enrolls in another school district before completing the 9 minimum one semester of attendance, the student must again be 10 immediately transferred to an alternative school program. 11 (c) At the earliest time following the
thattransfer, 12 appropriate personnel from the sending school district and 13 appropriate personnel of the alternative program shall meet 14 to develop an alternative education plan for the student. 15 The student's parent or guardian shall be invited to this 16 meeting. The student may be invited. The alternative 17 educational plan shall include, but not be limited to, all of 18 the following: 19 (1) The duration of the plan, including a date 20 after which the student may be returned to the regular 21 educational program in the public schools of the 22 transferring district. If the parent or guardian of a 23 student who is scheduled to be returned to the regular 24 education program in the public schools of the district 25 files a written objection to the return with the 26 principal of the alternative school, the matter shall be 27 referred by the principal to the regional superintendent 28 of the educational service region in which the 29 alternative school program is located for a hearing. 30 Notice of the hearing shall be given by the regional 31 superintendent to the student's parent or guardian. 32 After the hearing, the regional superintendent may take 33 such action as he or she finds appropriate and in the 34 best interests of the student. The determination of the -3- LRB9111135NTks 1 regional superintendent shall be final. 2 (2) The specific academic and behavioral components 3 of the plan. 4 (3) A method and time frame for reviewing the 5 student's progress. 6 (d) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Article, 7 if a student for whom an individualized educational program 8 has been developed under Article 14 is transferred to an 9 alternative school program under this Article 13A, that 10 individualized educational program shall continue to apply to 11 that student following the transfer unless modified in 12 accordance with the provisions of Article 14. 13 (Source: P.A. 89-383, eff. 8-18-95; 89-629, eff. 8-9-96.) 14 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect on 15 July 1, 2000.
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