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Full Text of SB1213  101st General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
524A-5.5 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/24A-5.5 new)
7    Sec. 24A-5.5. Local appeal process for unsatisfactory
8ratings. Beginning with the first school year following the
9effective date of this amendatory Act of the 101st General
10Assembly, each school district shall, in good faith cooperation
11with its teachers or, if applicable, through good faith
12bargaining with the exclusive bargaining representative of its
13teachers, develop and implement an appeals process for
14"unsatisfactory" ratings under Section 24A-5 that includes,
15but is not limited to, an assessment of the original rating by
16a panel of qualified evaluators agreed to by the joint
17committee referred to in subsection (b) of Section 24A-4 of
18this Code and that has the power to reevaluate and re-rate a
19teacher who appeals. The joint committee shall determine the
20criteria for successful appeals.
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.