Bill Status of HB5945 98th General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-REFORM-PARENT PETITION
Rep. John D. Anthony
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that the parents of at least 51% of students in a low-performing school may initiate reform measures at the school through the submission of a parent petition to the school board. Provides for submission of a notice of petition. Provides that the petition shall request that the school board fully intervene in the school and implement one of the following reform measures: (1) reopen the school as a charter school; (2) change the school leadership; (3) close the school and reassign students currently attending the school to another school at the appropriate grade level within the same school district; or (4) adopt a new school governance structure. Upon receiving a copy of a petition signed by the parents of at least 51% of the students in a low-performing school, requires the school board to implement the reform measures requested in the petition.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/14/2014||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. John D. Anthony|| 2/14/2014||House||First Reading|| 2/14/2014||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|