101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced 1/9/2019, by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code.
Requires the Chicago Board of Education to establish a school nurse pilot
program. Provides that under the program, the Board shall require the top
20% of the lowest performing schools in the school district, as determined
by the Board, to employ a school nurse in conformance with certain
provisions of the Code concerning school nurses. Requires the Board to
implement this program beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. Effective
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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Section
34-18.61 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/34-18.61 new)
School nurse pilot program.
The board shall
establish a school nurse pilot program. Under the program, the
board shall require the top 20% of the lowest performing
schools in the district, as determined by the board, to employ
a school nurse in conformance with Section 10-22.23 of this
Code. The board shall implement this program beginning with the
2019-2020 school year.
This Act takes effect upon