Bill Status of HB4703  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rita Mayfield

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
105 ILCS 5/2-3.182 new
105 ILCS 5/10-20.9afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-20.9a
105 ILCS 5/10-20.9b new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.51
105 ILCS 5/34-18.51a new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the K-3 Comprehensive Reading and Math Intervention Act. Allows a school district to offer an evidence-based reading or math intervention program to each kindergarten through grade 3 student who exhibits a reading or math deficiency. Provides that any student in kindergarten through grade 3 who exhibits a deficiency in reading or math may receive an individual reading or math improvement plan. Allows a school district to provide a summer reading and math camp to all grade 3 students scoring at the lowest achievement level on the grade 3 statewide assessment and to establish at each school, where applicable, an intensive acceleration class for any student retained in grade 3 who was previously retained in kindergarten, grade one, or grade 2. Allows each school district and charter school to establish an extended-time literacy and math intervention program for students in kindergarten through grade 3 who score basic or below basic on a reading and math screening assessment. Amends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with 2022-2023 school year, grade 3 students must demonstrate sufficient reading and math skills for promotion to grade 4. Provides that if the student cannot demonstrate sufficient reading or math skills, the student must be retained in grade 3, with exceptions. Sets forth provisions concerning parental notification, intensive reading and math intervention, and reporting. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2020HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die