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Public Act 099-0590





Public Act 099-0590
HB5901 EnrolledLRB099 15015 NHT 39516 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
22-82 as follows:
    (105 ILCS 5/22-82 new)
    Sec. 22-82. Assessment reporting.
    (a) Before the 30th day of each school year, beginning with
the 2016-2017 school year, every school district shall report,
for each of its schools, all of the following to the State
Board of Education, using a form developed by the State Board
of Education:
        (1) Every reliable assessment that measures a certain
    group or subset of students in the same manner with the
    same potential assessment items; is scored by a
    non-district entity; is administered either statewide or
    beyond Illinois, such as assessments available from the
    Northwest Evaluation Association, Scantron Performance
    Series assessments, Renaissance Learning's STAR Reading
    Enterprise assessments, the College Board's SAT, Advanced
    Placement or International Baccalaureate examinations, or
    ACT's Educational Planning and Assessment System tests;
    and will be administered by each school that school year.
        (2) The administration window for each of these
        (3) Which entity is requiring the assessment (State,
    school district, network, or principal).
        (4) Which grade levels will be taking the assessment.
        (5) Which subsets of students, such as English Learners
    and special education students, will be taking the
        (6) An estimate of the average time it will take a
    student to complete the assessment.
        (7) If the results of the assessment are to be used for
    purposes other than for guiding instruction, what the
    results of the assessment will be used for, such as for
    promotion, course placement, graduation, teacher
    evaluation, or school performance ratings.
    (b) The State Board of Education shall compile the
information reported under subsection (a) of this Section for
each school year and make that information available to the
public. Each school shall also make that information publicly
available to the parents and guardians of its students through
the school district's Internet website or distribution in paper
    (c) The State Board of Education may adopt any rules
necessary to carry out its responsibilities under this Section.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
1, 2016.

Effective Date: 07/22/2016