Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Open Meetings Act to collective bargaining negotiations and grievance arbitrations.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. With regard to joint agreements entered into by school boards to provide special educational facilities and services, provides that a member district wishing to withdraw from a joint agreement must present to its school board and the other member districts evidence that withdrawing from the joint agreement is in the best needs of a child. Provides that if a member district withdraws from a joint agreement and the district was, prior to the withdrawal, sending students with disabilities to special educational facilities and services in another district under the joint agreement, the student may continue to use the facilities and services of the other district, regardless of the district in which the student resides, and the district in which the student resides shall pay the cost of those services. Effective immediately.