100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced , by Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
105 ILCS 5/10-20.9a
from Ch. 122, par. 10-20.9a
Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a provision
promoting students to the next higher grade level.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by changing Section
10-20.9a as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/10-20.9a)
(from Ch. 122, par. 10-20.9a)
Final grade; promotion.
(a) Teachers shall
system or other approved means of evaluating pupil progress.
teacher shall maintain the responsibility and right to
determine grades and
other evaluations of students within the
grading policies of the district
based upon his or her
professional judgment of available criteria pertinent
given subject area or activity for which he or she is
District policy shall provide the procedure and
reasons by and for which
a grade may be changed; provided that
no grade or evaluation shall be
changed without notification to
the teacher concerning the nature and
reasons for such change.
If such a change is made, the person
the change shall
assume such responsibility for determining the grade or
evaluation, and shall initial such change.
(b) School districts shall not promote students to the next
higher grade level based upon age or any other social reasons