Rep. Will Guzzardi

Filed: 3/21/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 254 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Sections
52-3.136a, 10-20.69, and 34-18.61 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/2-3.136a new)
7    Sec. 2-3.136a. Class size report.
8    (a) In this Section:
9    "Class" means a setting in which organized instruction of
10academic course content is regularly provided to a group of
11students for a given scheduled period of time.
12    "Class instructor" means a teacher who has been assigned to
13teach students in a class at a public school.
14    "Class section" means a single class where a class
15instructor is assigned to teach more than one class per school



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1    "Class size" means the number of students in a class who
2appear on the class roster and for whom the class instructor is
3primarily responsible and accountable.
4    "Pupil-teacher ratio" means the total number of students in
5a school divided by the total number of teachers working in
6that school.
7    "Teacher" means an individual instructing students at a
8public school.
9    (b) No later than January 31, 2021, and annually
10thereafter, the State Board of Education must make available on
11its website all of the following information:
12        (1) The total number of teachers actively employed
13    within each school district, listed by individual school.
14        (2) The pupil-teacher ratios for each school district.
15        (3) The number of class instructors, by grade level and
16    subject, in each school district.
17        (4) The class size for each class and class section at
18    each school in a school district and the total number of
19    classes or class sections in each school that exceeds the
20    class size guidelines under paragraph (2) of subsection (b)
21    of Section 18-8.15.
22    (105 ILCS 5/10-20.69 new)
23    Sec. 10-20.69. Class size reporting. No later than November
2416, 2021, and annually thereafter, each school district must
25report to the State Board of Education information on the



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1school district described under subsection (b) of Section
22-3.136a and must make that information available on its
4    (105 ILCS 5/34-18.61 new)
5    Sec. 34-18.61. Class size reporting. No later than November
616, 2021, and annually thereafter, the school district must
7report to the State Board of Education information on the
8school district described under subsection (b) of Section
92-3.136a and must make that information available on its