92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0280
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Short description: 
SCH CD-SPEC ED-TRANS-REIMBURSE                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the School Code.  In provisions concerning the educational      
   services block  grant  for  a  school  district  having  a  population      
   exceeding  500,000  inhabitants, provides that the grant shall include      
   funding for children requiring special  education  services.   Removes      
   the  extraordinary  and  private  tuition  components  of  the Special      
   Education program that the educational services block grant  includes.      
   In  provisions concerning children with disabilities attending private      
   schools,  public  out-of-state  schools,  public  school   residential      
   facilities,  or  private  special  education  facilities,  removes the      
   requirement that transportation to and  from  home  to  a  residential      
   school more than once each school term be subject to prior approval by      
   the State Superintendent of Education.  Replaces certain provisions in      
   the  Children  with Disabilities Article of the School Code concerning      
   State reimbursement to a school district with new provisions governing      
   payments for children requiring special education services.  Effective      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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