Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Provides that for a pupil of legal school age and in kindergarten or any of grades 1 through 12, a day of attendance shall be counted only for sessions of not less than 5 clock hours of school work per day under direct supervision of (i) teachers or (ii) non-teaching personnel or volunteer personnel when engaging in non-teaching duties and supervising in instances specified under the Code; provides for exceptions. Makes conforming changes, including in the Vocational Academies Act.
State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
This bill does not create a State mandate.
Fiscal Note (IL State Board of Education)
This bill will not have a fiscal impact on the State Board of Education.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. With regard to driver education course teachers, provides that a school district that contracts with a third party to teach a driver education course must ensure the teacher meets the educator licensure and endorsement requirements under the Code and must follow the same evaluation and observation requirements that apply to non-tenured teachers. Provides that the teacher evaluation must be conducted by a school administrator employed by the school district and must be submitted annually to the district superintendent and all school board members for oversight purposes. Effective immediately.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill, but exempts from the amendatory provision a contract with a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist. Effective immediately.