102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/23/2021, by Sen. Celina Villanueva
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
105 ILCS 5/27A-3
105 ILCS 5/27A-6
105 ILCS 5/27A-7
Amends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that any
renewal of a certified charter must include a union neutrality clause.
Requires a union neutrality clause to be included in a charter school
proposal. Defines "union neutrality clause". Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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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 changing Sections
27A-3, 27A-6, and 27A-7 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/27A-3)
For purposes of this Article:
"At-risk pupil" means a pupil who, because of physical,
socioeconomic, or cultural factors, is less likely
to succeed in a conventional
"Authorizer" means an entity authorized under this Article
to review applications, decide whether to approve or reject
applications, enter into charter contracts with applicants,
oversee charter schools, and decide whether to renew, not
renew, or revoke a charter.
"Commission" means the State Charter School Commission
established under Section 27A-7.5 of this Code.
"Local school board" means the duly elected or appointed
school board or
board of education of a public school
district, including special charter
districts and school
districts located in cities having a population of more
500,000, organized under the laws of this State.
"State Board" means the State Board of Education.