Monthly Archives: September 2015

Pilot Program for E-Learning on Snow Days

The Illinois State Board of Education (“ISBE”) has adopted emergency (temporary) amendments to the Illinois Administrative Code related to a pilot program for electronic learning (“e-learning”) on snow days or other emergency days when classes are canceled. A proposed rule, which would not be temporary if adopted, mirrors the emergency rule, both of which outline [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|Education Law News|

Governor Approved Illinois Student Discipline Reform

Governor Bruce Rauner recently approved Senate Bill 100, which became Public Act 99-456 (the “Act”). Effective September 15, 2016, the Act amends multiple sections of the Illinois School Code, including Sections 10-20.14 and 10-22.6, as they relate to student discipline policies, and suspension and expulsion procedures. The Act requires school districts to limit the number [...]

By | September 21st, 2015|Education Law News|