|Public Act 103-0497|
|SB1787 Enrolled||LRB103 25387 RJT 51733 b|
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 adding Section
22-95 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/22-95 new)
Rural Education Advisory Council.
(a) The Rural Education Advisory Council is created as a
statewide advisory council to exchange thoughtful dialogue
concerning the needs, challenges, and opportunities of rural
schools districts and to provide policy recommendations to the
State. The Council shall perform all of the following
(1) Convey and impart the perspective of rural
communities and provide context during policy discussions
on various statewide issues with the State Superintendent
(2) Present to the State Superintendent of Education
the opportunity to speak directly with representatives of
rural communities on various policy and legal issues, to
present feedback on critical issues facing rural
communities, to generate ideas, and to communicate
information to the State Superintendent.