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Full Text of HR0014  102nd General Assembly

HR0014 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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HOUSE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The Illinois State Board of Education is required
3to collect vast amounts of school and student data from public
4school districts across the State; and
 
5    WHEREAS, The data collected is required by State-mandated
6regulations through the Illinois School Code, the Illinois
7Administrative Code, or by numerous federal requirements; and
 
8    WHEREAS, Reporting local school and student data is
9oftentimes burdensome, costly, redundant, and time-consuming
10for school districts and school staff; and
 
11    WHEREAS, With various State and federal mandates, school
12districts may be reporting the same data to meet different
13requirements; therefore, be it
 
14    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
15HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
16we urge the Illinois State Board of Education to review
17existing data reporting mandates, both State and federal, in
18an effort to streamline the reporting system and remove
19redundant data collection; and be it further
 
20    RESOLVED, That the State Board of Education study the

 

 

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1following:
2        (1) Areas in which data collecting may be streamlined
3    to eliminate inefficiencies in the data reporting system
4    for local school districts;
5        (2) Areas in which data collecting may be streamlined
6    so that school districts are not required to report the
7    same data multiple times to meet different State and
8    federal requirements; and
9        (3) Areas in which data collecting is not required by
10    State or federal mandates so that school districts are not
11    required to report data that is not used to improve the
12    educational outcomes of students and schools; and be it
13    further
 
14    RESOLVED, That the State Board of Education is urged to
15submit a report to the General Assembly by December 31, 2021
16with information on the reviewed areas and recommendations on
17how to streamline the school data reporting and collecting
18system of the State of Illinois; and be it further
 
19    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
20delivered to the State Superintendent of Education.