Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Provides that beginning July 1, 2010, school districts are not required to implement instructional mandates in the public schools. Provides that school districts shall be required to teach students to the standards required under specified provisions of the Code. Effective July 1, 2010.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Allows a school board to discontinue, by publicly adopted resolution, any instructional mandate in the Courses of Study Article of the School Code for which the school district does not receive a separate State appropriation through the State Board of Education or reimbursement by the State to extend the school day or year (with exceptions). Provides that if a student requests information on any instructional mandate that has been discontinued, then the school district shall provide the student with the requested information. Effective immediately.