Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Requires a school district to allow the parent or guardian of twins or higher order multiples to request that his or her children be placed in the same classroom or in separate classrooms if the children are in the same grade level at the same school. Provides that the school may recommend classroom placement to the parent or guardian, but the school shall provide the classroom placement requested by the parent or guardian. Sets forth when the request must be made. Provides for the school board to make the classroom placement determination, after a hearing, if the principal determines that placement in the same classroom is disruptive to the classroom environment. Effective immediately.
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Requires a school district to take into consideration the classroom placement of twins or higher order multiples in kindergarten through grade 5 as requested by the children's parent or guardian upon registration. Effective immediately.