Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. With respect to school districts with more than 275,000 inhabitants, requires a school to provide written notification to (i) the parent or guardian of any student who commits an act or acts of misconduct and (ii) the parent or guardian of any student who is the victim of that act of misconduct. Requires a copy of any statement made by the student who committed the act of misconduct to be provided to the student's or guardian within 24 hours after the statement has been made. Sets forth the information that must be included in the disciplinary report. Requires that a copy of the disciplinary report be provided to the parent or guardian of the disciplined student. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Requires a school to provide written notification to the parent or guardian of a student who commits an act of misconduct involving offensive touching, a physical altercation, or the use of violence. Provides that if a student makes a written statement to a school employee relating to an act of misconduct, the school shall provide the written statement to the student's parent or guardian, upon request. Provides that if the parent or guardian of a student involved in an act or acts of misconduct requests a synopsis of any statement made by the parent's or guardian's child, the school shall provide any existing records responsive to that request. Provides that a school shall make reasonable attempts to provide a copy of any disciplinary report resulting from an investigation into a student's act of misconduct to the student's parent or guardian within 2 school days after the completion of the report. Sets forth the information that must be included in the disciplinary report. Effective July 1, 2021.