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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 1. This Act may be referred to as the Supporting
5Special Needs Students Law.
6    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
72-3.11e as follows:
8    (105 ILCS 5/2-3.11e new)
9    Sec. 2-3.11e. Adult students receiving special education
10services; computation of completion rates. Relating to the
11exclusion of certain adult students receiving special
12education services from computation of completion rates for
13purposes of public school accountability, when computing
14completion rates under Section 10-17a, the State
15Superintendent of Education shall exclude students who:
16        (1) are at least 18 years of age as of September 1 of
17    the school year as reported for the fall semester and have
18    satisfied the credit requirements for high school
19    graduation;
20        (2) have not completed their individualized education
21    program in accordance with Section 14-1.02 of this Code
22    and the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education



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1    Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1400 et seq.); and
2        (3) are enrolled and receiving individualized
3    education program services.