90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1327
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SCH CD-NO PASS-NO PLAY                                                     

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the School Code.  Requires  school  boards  to  establish,      
   implement, and enforce a policy under which a student in any of grades      
   9  through 12 who fails to maintain a minimum grade point average or a      
   minimum grade in each course in which the student is enrolled or  both      
   is   suspended  from  further  participation  in  school-sponsored  or      
   school-supported  athletic  or  extracurricular   activities   for   a      
   specified  period  of  time  or  until a specified minimum grade point      
   average or grade or both are earned by the student.   Requires  school      
   boards  to file a copy of the policy with the State Board of Education      
   and to annually report the number and duration of suspensions  imposed      
   and  modifications  made  to  the  policy since the filing of its last      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          105 ILCS 5/10-20.30 new                                              
          105 ILCS 5/34-18.17 new                                              
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          105 ILCS 5/10-22.40             from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.40          
        Changes the title  and  deletes  everything  after  the  enacting      
   clause.   Adds  provisions  amending  the  School Code.  Prohibits the      
   school  board  of  any  school  district  from  paying  dues  to   any      
   association  that has as one of its purposes providing for athletic or      
   other competition among schools and students unless that  association,      
   by  July  1,  1998,  adopts, implements, and enforces minimum academic      
   standards that a student must meet as a  condition  of  the  student's      
   eligibility  to participate in that competition.  Specifies certain of      
   the required minimum standards.                                             
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (State Board of Education)                       
          No fiscal impact on SBE or local school districts.                   
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (SBE)                             
          No change from SBE fiscal note.                                      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Replaces the amendatory provisions which specify what may              
   constitute "minimum academic standards".                                    
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          105 ILCS 5/10-22.40                                                  
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          105 ILCS 5/2-3.64               from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.64            
        Changes the title and  replaces  everything  after  the  enacting      
   clause.    Amends  the provisions of the School Code relating to State      
   assessment and the Prairie State Achievement Examination.  Makes State      
   assessment  in  English  language  arts  (reading  and  writing)   and      
   mathematics  applicable  to  8th  and  10th  grade  students and State      
   assessment in the biological and physical sciences and social sciences      
   applicable to 4th, 7th, and 11th grade students for school years after      
   the 1997-98 school year.  Provides that local assessments  (now,  only      
   State  assessment  or  teacher judgment) also may serve as a basis for      
   determining that a remediation program should be developed for  a  3rd      
   or  5th  grade  student.  Eliminates a requirement that IGAP scores be      
   included in a student's permanent record.  Specifies reasons why it is      
   State policy to encourage  school  districts  to  continuously  assess      
   pupil  proficiency.   Requires  school  districts  to  administer  the      
   Prairie State Achievement Examination to its 10th grade and 11th grade      
   students  and eliminates a requirement that it be administered to 12th      
   grade students.  Permits those 11th and 12th grade students  who  have      
   not received a score of excellent in any of the 4 fundamental academic      
   areas  included in the Prairie State Achievement Examination to retake      
   any such portion of the  examination.   Adds  an  immediate  effective      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   2


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