Larry D. Woolard
Amends the School Code. In provisions concerning the educational services block grant for a school district having a population exceeding 500,000 inhabitants, provides that the grant shall include funding for children requiring special education services. Removes the extraordinary and private tuition components of the Special Education program that the educational services block grant includes. In provisions concerning children with disabilities attending private schools, public out-of-state schools, public school residential facilities, or private special education facilities, removes the requirement that transportation to and from home to a residential school more than once each school term be subject to prior approval by the State Superintendent of Education. Replaces certain provisions in the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code concerning State reimbursement to a school district with new provisions governing payments for children requiring special education services. Effective immediately.
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Session Sine Die
Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
Postponed - Education
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
Assigned to Education
Filed with Secretary by Sen. Larry D. Woolard
Referred to Rules
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