Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. For parties who agree to not use mediation during a challenge, provides that a parent shall have 10 days after a party declines to use mediation to file a request for a due process hearing to allow the student to remain in his or her present educational placement. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Requires certain uniform notices concerning procedures available to parents under the School Code prepared by the State Superintendent to include information concerning "stay-put" provisions. Further amends the School Code. Requires the State Superintendent to revise the uniform notices to reflect current law and procedures at least once every 2 years. Effective immediately.