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 Bill Status of SB3768  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-CHARTER SCHOOL RENEWAL

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Cristina Castro

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27A-9


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Removes provisions preventing a charter from not being renewed for a term if an authorizer fails to establish standards and goals. Provides that prior to submitting a renewal proposal a charter school must submit its renewal proposal via certified mail or electronic mail to the local school board, which may, no later than 30 days following the receipt of the renewal proposal, choose to either: (i) take no action on the renewal, which can thereafter be submitted to the State Board as the chartering entity, or (ii) renew the charter school as the chartering entity. Removes provisions requiring that when a charter school is revoked or not renewed, a school board must place all enrolled students in schools that are higher performing than the charter school. Provides that when a State Board reverses a local board's decision to revoke or not renew a charter based on the State Board approving a lesser amount of funding, then the State Board must remand the appeal to allow the local school board to determine if they will renew the charter at the lesser amount. Provides that the State Board shall biannually (currently, no listed reporting timetable) report the number of charter school participants in a school district which shall be disaggregated by race and ethnicity, household income, students who are English learners, students who have an individualized education program, gender, and students who are homeless. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  1/21/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments

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