Illinois - HB697

CHARTER SCH-LOCAL SCH COUNCIL

Introduced

January 25, 2017

Description

Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Creates local school councils for charter schools in Chicago. Provides for the initial and subsequent appointment of members of the councils, and imposes certain limitations on members. Provides for non-binding, advisory polls of teachers at charter schools to choose teacher members of the council. Allows for the filling of vacant positions on the councils. Provides for non-binding, advisory polls for the appointment of student members of the councils. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

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