Bill Sponsor
Illinois House Bill 5285
Session 102nd
Sch Cd-Restrict Assessments
Became Law
Became Law
Became Law on Feb 10, 2023
LaShawn K. Ford
Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
First Action
Jan 27, 2022
Latest Action
Feb 10, 2023
Origin Chamber
Bill Number
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (1)
Motion Text
Concurrence, Amendment 1
House Roll Call Votes
Amends the School Code. Prohibits the State Board of Education from developing, purchasing, or requiring a school district to administer, develop, or purchase a standardized assessment for students enrolled or preparing to enroll in prekindergarten through grade 2, other than for diagnostic purposes. Prohibits the State Board of Education from providing funding for any standardized assessment of students enrolled or preparing to enroll in prekindergarten through grade 2. Effective immediately. House Committee Amendment No. 1 Changes references from "diagnostic purposes" to "diagnostic and screening purposes". Adds bilingual education, dyslexia services, or other related educational services to the definition of "diagnostic and screening purposes". Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Deletes reference to: 105 ILCS 5/2-3.64a-15 new Adds reference to: 105 ILCS 5/34-8.1 from Ch. 122, par. 34-8.1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Makes changes concerning the Chicago Board of Education's requirements and criteria for the position of principal of an attendance center. Provides that if the requirements and criteria result or may result in the exclusion of otherwise qualified and licensed candidates from being eligible for selection to serve as a principal, then the Board shall maintain a public database that includes the names of all of the candidates who are eligible to be selected as a principal and who do not choose to not have their name included in the database. Requires the Board to establish a grievance and hearing procedure for those candidates the general superintendent has deemed ineligible to serve as a principal. Makes changes concerning the use of performance evaluations in determining that a principal is no longer eligible to seek a principal position at an attendance center. Effective immediately.
Record Created
Jan 28, 2022 4:00:15 PM
Record Updated
Feb 23, 2023 5:08:42 PM