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Public Act 102-0864


 

Public Act 0864 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0864
 
SB3902 EnrolledLRB102 22274 AMC 31407 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
27-22 as follows:
 
    (105 ILCS 5/27-22)  (from Ch. 122, par. 27-22)
    (Text of Section from P.A. 101-654, Article 50, Section
50-5)
    Sec. 27-22. Required high school courses.
    (a) (Blank).
    (b) (Blank).
    (c) (Blank).
    (d) (Blank).
    (e) Through the 2023-2024 school year, as a prerequisite
to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil entering the
9th grade must, in addition to other course requirements,
successfully complete all of the following courses:
        (1) Four years of language arts.
        (2) Two years of writing intensive courses, one of
    which must be English and the other of which may be English
    or any other subject. When applicable, writing-intensive
    courses may be counted towards the fulfillment of other
    graduation requirements.
        (3) Three years of mathematics, one of which must be
    Algebra I, one of which must include geometry content, and
    one of which may be an Advanced Placement computer science
    course. A mathematics course that includes geometry
    content may be offered as an integrated, applied,
    interdisciplinary, or career and technical education
    course that prepares a student for a career readiness
    path.
        (3.5) For pupils entering the 9th grade in the
    2022-2023 school year and 2023-2024 school year, one year
    of a course that includes intensive instruction in
    computer literacy, which may be English, social studies,
    or any other subject and which may be counted toward the
    fulfillment of other graduation requirements.
        (4) Two years of science.
        (5) Two years of social studies, of which at least one
    year must be history of the United States or a combination
    of history of the United States and American government
    and, beginning with pupils entering the 9th grade in the
    2016-2017 school year and each school year thereafter, at
    least one semester must be civics, which shall help young
    people acquire and learn to use the skills, knowledge, and
    attitudes that will prepare them to be competent and
    responsible citizens throughout their lives. Civics course
    content shall focus on government institutions, the
    discussion of current and controversial issues, service
    learning, and simulations of the democratic process.
    School districts may utilize private funding available for
    the purposes of offering civics education. Beginning with
    pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2021-2022 school
    year, one semester, or part of one semester, may include a
    financial literacy course.
        (6) One year chosen from (A) music, (B) art, (C)
    foreign language, which shall be deemed to include
    American Sign Language, or (D) vocational education, or
    (E) forensic speech (speech and debate). A forensic speech
    course used to satisfy the course requirement under
    subdivision (1) may not be used to satisfy the course
    requirement under this subdivision (6).
    (e-5) Beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, as a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete all of the following
courses:
        (1) Four years of language arts.
        (2) Two years of writing intensive courses, one of
    which must be English and the other of which may be English
    or any other subject. If applicable, writing-intensive
    courses may be counted toward the fulfillment of other
    graduation requirements.
        (3) Three years of mathematics, one of which must be
    Algebra I, one of which must include geometry content, and
    one of which may be an Advanced Placement computer science
    course. A mathematics course that includes geometry
    content may be offered as an integrated, applied,
    interdisciplinary, or career and technical education
    course that prepares a student for a career readiness
    path.
        (3.5) One year of a course that includes intensive
    instruction in computer literacy, which may be English,
    social studies, or any other subject and which may be
    counted toward the fulfillment of other graduation
    requirements.
        (4) Two years of laboratory science.
        (5) Two years of social studies, of which at least one
    year must be history of the United States or a combination
    of history of the United States and American government
    and at least one semester must be civics, which shall help
    young people acquire and learn to use the skills,
    knowledge, and attitudes that will prepare them to be
    competent and responsible citizens throughout their lives.
    Civics course content shall focus on government
    institutions, the discussion of current and controversial
    issues, service learning, and simulations of the
    democratic process. School districts may utilize private
    funding available for the purposes of offering civics
    education. One semester, or part of one semester, may
    include a financial literacy course.
        (6) One year chosen from (A) music, (B) art, (C)
    foreign language, which shall be deemed to include
    American Sign Language, or (D) vocational education, or
    (E) forensic speech (speech and debate). A forensic speech
    course used to satisfy the course requirement under
    subdivision (1) may not be used to satisfy the course
    requirement under this subdivision (6).
    (e-10) Beginning with the 2028-2029 school year, as a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete 2 years of foreign
language courses, which may include American Sign Language. A
pupil may choose a third year of foreign language to satisfy
the requirement under paragraph (6) of subsection (e-5).
    (f) The State Board of Education shall develop and inform
school districts of standards for writing-intensive
coursework.
    (f-5) If a school district offers an Advanced Placement
computer science course to high school students, then the
school board must designate that course as equivalent to a
high school mathematics course and must denote on the
student's transcript that the Advanced Placement computer
science course qualifies as a mathematics-based, quantitative
course for students in accordance with subdivision (3) of
subsection (e) of this Section.
    (g) This amendatory Act of 1983 does not apply to pupils
entering the 9th grade in 1983-1984 school year and prior
school years or to students with disabilities whose course of
study is determined by an individualized education program.
    This amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly does not
apply to pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2004-2005 school
year or a prior school year or to students with disabilities
whose course of study is determined by an individualized
education program.
    Subdivision (3.5) of subsection (e) does not apply to
pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2021-2022 school year or a
prior school year or to students with disabilities whose
course of study is determined by an individualized education
program.
    Subsection (e-5) does not apply to pupils entering the 9th
grade in the 2023-2024 school year or a prior school year or to
students with disabilities whose course of study is determined
by an individualized education program. Subsection (e-10) does
not apply to pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2027-2028
school year or a prior school year or to students with
disabilities whose course of study is determined by an
individualized education program.
    (h) The provisions of this Section are subject to the
provisions of Section 27-22.05 of this Code and the
Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act.
    (i) The State Board of Education may adopt rules to modify
the requirements of this Section for any students enrolled in
grades 9 through 12 if the Governor has declared a disaster due
to a public health emergency pursuant to Section 7 of the
Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-443, eff. 8-25-17; 101-464, eff. 1-1-20;
101-643, eff. 6-18-20; 101-654, Article 50, Section 50-5, eff.
3-8-21.)
 
    (Text of Section from P.A. 101-654, Article 60, Section
60-5)
    Sec. 27-22. Required high school courses.
    (a) (Blank).
    (b) (Blank).
    (c) (Blank).
    (d) (Blank).
    (e) Through the 2023-2024 school year, as As a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete all of the following
courses:
        (1) Four years of language arts.
        (2) Two years of writing intensive courses, one of
    which must be English and the other of which may be English
    or any other subject. When applicable, writing-intensive
    courses may be counted towards the fulfillment of other
    graduation requirements.
        (3) Three years of mathematics, one of which must be
    Algebra I, one of which must include geometry content, and
    one of which may be an Advanced Placement computer science
    course. A mathematics course that includes geometry
    content may be offered as an integrated, applied,
    interdisciplinary, or career and technical education
    course that prepares a student for a career readiness
    path.
        (3.5) For pupils entering the 9th grade in the
    2022-2023 school year and 2023-2024 each school year
    thereafter, one year of a course that includes intensive
    instruction in computer literacy, which may be English,
    social studies, or any other subject and which may be
    counted toward the fulfillment of other graduation
    requirements.
        (4) Two years of science.
        (5) Two years of social studies, of which at least one
    year must be history of the United States or a combination
    of history of the United States and American government
    and, beginning with pupils entering the 9th grade in the
    2016-2017 school year and each school year thereafter, at
    least one semester must be civics, which shall help young
    people acquire and learn to use the skills, knowledge, and
    attitudes that will prepare them to be competent and
    responsible citizens throughout their lives. Civics course
    content shall focus on government institutions, the
    discussion of current and controversial issues, service
    learning, and simulations of the democratic process.
    School districts may utilize private funding available for
    the purposes of offering civics education. Beginning with
    pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2021-2022 school
    year, one semester, or part of one semester, may include a
    financial literacy course.
        (6) One year chosen from (A) music, (B) art, (C)
    foreign language, which shall be deemed to include
    American Sign Language, or (D) vocational education, or
    (E) forensic speech (speech and debate). A forensic speech
    course used to satisfy the course requirement under
    subdivision (1) may not be used to satisfy the course
    requirement under this subdivision (6).
    (e-5) Beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, as a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete all of the following
courses:
        (1) Four years of language arts.
        (2) Two years of writing intensive courses, one of
    which must be English and the other of which may be English
    or any other subject. If applicable, writing-intensive
    courses may be counted toward the fulfillment of other
    graduation requirements.
        (3) Three years of mathematics, one of which must be
    Algebra I, one of which must include geometry content, and
    one of which may be an Advanced Placement computer science
    course. A mathematics course that includes geometry
    content may be offered as an integrated, applied,
    interdisciplinary, or career and technical education
    course that prepares a student for a career readiness
    path.
        (3.5) One year of a course that includes intensive
    instruction in computer literacy, which may be English,
    social studies, or any other subject and which may be
    counted toward the fulfillment of other graduation
    requirements.
        (4) Two years of laboratory science.
        (5) Two years of social studies, of which at least one
    year must be history of the United States or a combination
    of history of the United States and American government
    and at least one semester must be civics, which shall help
    young people acquire and learn to use the skills,
    knowledge, and attitudes that will prepare them to be
    competent and responsible citizens throughout their lives.
    Civics course content shall focus on government
    institutions, the discussion of current and controversial
    issues, service learning, and simulations of the
    democratic process. School districts may utilize private
    funding available for the purposes of offering civics
    education. One semester, or part of one semester, may
    include a financial literacy course.
        (6) One year chosen from (A) music, (B) art, (C)
    foreign language, which shall be deemed to include
    American Sign Language, (D) vocational education, or (E)
    forensic speech (speech and debate). A forensic speech
    course used to satisfy the course requirement under
    subdivision (1) may not be used to satisfy the course
    requirement under this subdivision (6).
    (e-10) Beginning with the 2028-2029 school year, as a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete 2 years of foreign
language courses, which may include American Sign Language. A
pupil may choose a third year of foreign language to satisfy
the requirement under paragraph (6) of subsection (e-5).
    (f) The State Board of Education shall develop and inform
school districts of standards for writing-intensive
coursework.
    (f-5) If a school district offers an Advanced Placement
computer science course to high school students, then the
school board must designate that course as equivalent to a
high school mathematics course and must denote on the
student's transcript that the Advanced Placement computer
science course qualifies as a mathematics-based, quantitative
course for students in accordance with subdivision (3) of
subsection (e) of this Section.
    (g) This amendatory Act of 1983 does not apply to pupils
entering the 9th grade in 1983-1984 school year and prior
school years or to students with disabilities whose course of
study is determined by an individualized education program.
    This amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly does not
apply to pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2004-2005 school
year or a prior school year or to students with disabilities
whose course of study is determined by an individualized
education program.
    Subdivision (3.5) of subsection (e) This amendatory Act of
the 101st General Assembly does not apply to pupils entering
the 9th grade in the 2021-2022 school year or a prior school
year or to students with disabilities whose course of study is
determined by an individualized education program.
    Subsection (e-5) does not apply to pupils entering the 9th
grade in the 2023-2024 school year or a prior school year or to
students with disabilities whose course of study is determined
by an individualized education program. Subsection (e-10) does
not apply to pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2027-2028
school year or a prior school year or to students with
disabilities whose course of study is determined by an
individualized education program.
    (h) The provisions of this Section are subject to the
provisions of Section 27-22.05 of this Code and the
Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act.
    (i) The State Board of Education may adopt rules to modify
the requirements of this Section for any students enrolled in
grades 9 through 12 if the Governor has declared a disaster due
to a public health emergency pursuant to Section 7 of the
Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-443, eff. 8-25-17; 101-464, eff. 1-1-20;
101-643, eff. 6-18-20; 101-654, Article 60, Section 60-5, eff.
3-8-21.)
 
    (Text of Section from P.A. 102-366)
    Sec. 27-22. Required high school courses.
    (a) (Blank).
    (b) (Blank).
    (c) (Blank).
    (d) (Blank).
    (e) Through the 2023-2024 school year, as As a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete all of the following
courses:
        (1) Four years of language arts.
        (2) Two years of writing intensive courses, one of
    which must be English and the other of which may be English
    or any other subject. When applicable, writing-intensive
    courses may be counted towards the fulfillment of other
    graduation requirements.
        (3) Three years of mathematics, one of which must be
    Algebra I, one of which must include geometry content, and
    one of which may be an Advanced Placement computer science
    course. A mathematics course that includes geometry
    content may be offered as an integrated, applied,
    interdisciplinary, or career and technical education
    course that prepares a student for a career readiness
    path.
        (3.5) For pupils entering the 9th grade in the
    2022-2023 school year and 2023-2024 school year, one year
    of a course that includes intensive instruction in
    computer literacy, which may be English, social studies,
    or any other subject and which may be counted toward the
    fulfillment of other graduation requirements.
        (4) Two years of science.
        (5) Two years of social studies, of which at least one
    year must be history of the United States or a combination
    of history of the United States and American government
    and, beginning with pupils entering the 9th grade in the
    2016-2017 school year and each school year thereafter, at
    least one semester must be civics, which shall help young
    people acquire and learn to use the skills, knowledge, and
    attitudes that will prepare them to be competent and
    responsible citizens throughout their lives. Civics course
    content shall focus on government institutions, the
    discussion of current and controversial issues, service
    learning, and simulations of the democratic process.
    School districts may utilize private funding available for
    the purposes of offering civics education. Beginning with
    pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2021-2022 school year
    and each school year thereafter, one semester, or part of
    one semester, may include a financial literacy course.
        (6) One year chosen from (A) music, (B) art, (C)
    foreign language, which shall be deemed to include
    American Sign Language, or (D) vocational education, or
    (E) forensic speech (speech and debate). A forensic speech
    course used to satisfy the course requirement under
    subdivision (1) may not be used to satisfy the course
    requirement under this subdivision (6).
    (e-5) Beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, as a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete all of the following
courses:
        (1) Four years of language arts.
        (2) Two years of writing intensive courses, one of
    which must be English and the other of which may be English
    or any other subject. If applicable, writing-intensive
    courses may be counted toward the fulfillment of other
    graduation requirements.
        (3) Three years of mathematics, one of which must be
    Algebra I, one of which must include geometry content, and
    one of which may be an Advanced Placement computer science
    course. A mathematics course that includes geometry
    content may be offered as an integrated, applied,
    interdisciplinary, or career and technical education
    course that prepares a student for a career readiness
    path.
        (3.5) One year of a course that includes intensive
    instruction in computer literacy, which may be English,
    social studies, or any other subject and which may be
    counted toward the fulfillment of other graduation
    requirements.
        (4) Two years of laboratory science.
        (5) Two years of social studies, of which at least one
    year must be history of the United States or a combination
    of history of the United States and American government
    and at least one semester must be civics, which shall help
    young people acquire and learn to use the skills,
    knowledge, and attitudes that will prepare them to be
    competent and responsible citizens throughout their lives.
    Civics course content shall focus on government
    institutions, the discussion of current and controversial
    issues, service learning, and simulations of the
    democratic process. School districts may utilize private
    funding available for the purposes of offering civics
    education. One semester, or part of one semester, may
    include a financial literacy course.
        (6) One year chosen from (A) music, (B) art, (C)
    foreign language, which shall be deemed to include
    American Sign Language, (D) vocational education, or (E)
    forensic speech (speech and debate). A forensic speech
    course used to satisfy the course requirement under
    subdivision (1) may not be used to satisfy the course
    requirement under this subdivision (6).
    (e-10) Beginning with the 2028-2029 school year, as a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete 2 years of foreign
language courses, which may include American Sign Language. A
pupil may choose a third year of foreign language to satisfy
the requirement under paragraph (6) of subsection (e-5).
    (f) The State Board of Education shall develop and inform
school districts of standards for writing-intensive
coursework.
    (f-5) If a school district offers an Advanced Placement
computer science course to high school students, then the
school board must designate that course as equivalent to a
high school mathematics course and must denote on the
student's transcript that the Advanced Placement computer
science course qualifies as a mathematics-based, quantitative
course for students in accordance with subdivision (3) of
subsection (e) of this Section.
    (g) This amendatory Act of 1983 does not apply to pupils
entering the 9th grade in 1983-1984 school year and prior
school years or to students with disabilities whose course of
study is determined by an individualized education program.
    This amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly does not
apply to pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2004-2005 school
year or a prior school year or to students with disabilities
whose course of study is determined by an individualized
education program.
    Subdivision (3.5) of subsection (e) does not apply to
pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2021-2022 school year or a
prior school year or to students with disabilities whose
course of study is determined by an individualized education
program.
    Subsection (e-5) does not apply to pupils entering the 9th
grade in the 2023-2024 school year or a prior school year or to
students with disabilities whose course of study is determined
by an individualized education program. Subsection (e-10) does
not apply to pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2027-2028
school year or a prior school year or to students with
disabilities whose course of study is determined by an
individualized education program.
    (h) The provisions of this Section are subject to the
provisions of Section 27-22.05 of this Code and the
Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act.
    (i) The State Board of Education may adopt rules to modify
the requirements of this Section for any students enrolled in
grades 9 through 12 if the Governor has declared a disaster due
to a public health emergency pursuant to Section 7 of the
Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act.
(Source: P.A. 101-464, eff. 1-1-20; 101-643, eff. 6-18-20;
102-366, eff. 8-13-21.)
 
    (Text of Section from P.A. 102-551)
    Sec. 27-22. Required high school courses.
    (a) (Blank).
    (b) (Blank).
    (c) (Blank).
    (d) (Blank).
    (e) Through the 2023-2024 school year, as As a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete all of the following
courses:
        (1) Four years of language arts.
        (2) Two years of writing intensive courses, one of
    which must be English and the other of which may be English
    or any other subject. When applicable, writing-intensive
    courses may be counted towards the fulfillment of other
    graduation requirements.
        (3) Three years of mathematics, one of which must be
    Algebra I, one of which must include geometry content, and
    one of which may be an Advanced Placement computer science
    course. A mathematics course that includes geometry
    content may be offered as an integrated, applied,
    interdisciplinary, or career and technical education
    course that prepares a student for a career readiness
    path.
        (3.5) For pupils entering the 9th grade in the
    2022-2023 school year and 2023-2024 school year, one year
    of a course that includes intensive instruction in
    computer literacy, which may be English, social studies,
    or any other subject and which may be counted toward the
    fulfillment of other graduation requirements.
        (4) Two years of science.
        (5) Two years of social studies, of which at least one
    year must be history of the United States or a combination
    of history of the United States and American government
    and, beginning with pupils entering the 9th grade in the
    2016-2017 school year and each school year thereafter, at
    least one semester must be civics, which shall help young
    people acquire and learn to use the skills, knowledge, and
    attitudes that will prepare them to be competent and
    responsible citizens throughout their lives. Civics course
    content shall focus on government institutions, the
    discussion of current and controversial issues, service
    learning, and simulations of the democratic process.
    School districts may utilize private funding available for
    the purposes of offering civics education. Beginning with
    pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2021-2022 school
    year, one semester, or part of one semester, may include a
    financial literacy course.
        (6) One year chosen from (A) music, (B) art, (C)
    foreign language, which shall be deemed to include
    American Sign Language, (D) vocational education, or (E)
    forensic speech (speech and debate). A forensic speech
    course used to satisfy the course requirement under
    subdivision (1) may not be used to satisfy the course
    requirement under this subdivision (6).
    (e-5) Beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, as a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete all of the following
courses:
        (1) Four years of language arts.
        (2) Two years of writing intensive courses, one of
    which must be English and the other of which may be English
    or any other subject. If applicable, writing-intensive
    courses may be counted toward the fulfillment of other
    graduation requirements.
        (3) Three years of mathematics, one of which must be
    Algebra I, one of which must include geometry content, and
    one of which may be an Advanced Placement computer science
    course. A mathematics course that includes geometry
    content may be offered as an integrated, applied,
    interdisciplinary, or career and technical education
    course that prepares a student for a career readiness
    path.
        (3.5) One year of a course that includes intensive
    instruction in computer literacy, which may be English,
    social studies, or any other subject and which may be
    counted toward the fulfillment of other graduation
    requirements.
        (4) Two years of laboratory science.
        (5) Two years of social studies, of which at least one
    year must be history of the United States or a combination
    of history of the United States and American government
    and at least one semester must be civics, which shall help
    young people acquire and learn to use the skills,
    knowledge, and attitudes that will prepare them to be
    competent and responsible citizens throughout their lives.
    Civics course content shall focus on government
    institutions, the discussion of current and controversial
    issues, service learning, and simulations of the
    democratic process. School districts may utilize private
    funding available for the purposes of offering civics
    education. One semester, or part of one semester, may
    include a financial literacy course.
        (6) One year chosen from (A) music, (B) art, (C)
    foreign language, which shall be deemed to include
    American Sign Language, (D) vocational education, or (E)
    forensic speech (speech and debate). A forensic speech
    course used to satisfy the course requirement under
    subdivision (1) may not be used to satisfy the course
    requirement under this subdivision (6).
    (e-10) Beginning with the 2028-2029 school year, as a
prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, each pupil
entering the 9th grade must, in addition to other course
requirements, successfully complete 2 years of foreign
language courses, which may include American Sign Language. A
pupil may choose a third year of foreign language to satisfy
the requirement under paragraph (6) of subsection (e-5).
    (f) The State Board of Education shall develop and inform
school districts of standards for writing-intensive
coursework.
    (f-5) If a school district offers an Advanced Placement
computer science course to high school students, then the
school board must designate that course as equivalent to a
high school mathematics course and must denote on the
student's transcript that the Advanced Placement computer
science course qualifies as a mathematics-based, quantitative
course for students in accordance with subdivision (3) of
subsection (e) of this Section.
    (g) This amendatory Act of 1983 does not apply to pupils
entering the 9th grade in 1983-1984 school year and prior
school years or to students with disabilities whose course of
study is determined by an individualized education program.
    This amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly does not
apply to pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2004-2005 school
year or a prior school year or to students with disabilities
whose course of study is determined by an individualized
education program.
    Subdivision (3.5) of subsection (e) does not apply to
pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2021-2022 school year or a
prior school year or to students with disabilities whose
course of study is determined by an individualized education
program.
    Subsection (e-5) does not apply to pupils entering the 9th
grade in the 2023-2024 school year or a prior school year or to
students with disabilities whose course of study is determined
by an individualized education program. Subsection (e-10) does
not apply to pupils entering the 9th grade in the 2027-2028
school year or a prior school year or to students with
disabilities whose course of study is determined by an
individualized education program.
    (h) The provisions of this Section are subject to the
provisions of Section 27-22.05 of this Code and the
Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act.
    (i) The State Board of Education may adopt rules to modify
the requirements of this Section for any students enrolled in
grades 9 through 12 if the Governor has declared a disaster due
to a public health emergency pursuant to Section 7 of the
Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act.
(Source: P.A. 101-464, eff. 1-1-20; 101-643, eff. 6-18-20;
102-551, eff. 1-1-22.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/13/2022