92nd General Assembly
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   105 ILCS 5/2-3.131 new                                                      

        Amends the School Code. Creates a K-3 class size reduction  grant      
   program  to  be  implemented  and  administered  by the State Board of      
   Education. Requires that the grant criteria prescribed  by  the  State      
   Board  provide  that  (i)  only  those  districts that maintain grades      
   kindergarten through 3 shall be grant eligible, (ii)  no  grant  funds      
   shall  be  used for grades other than kindergarten through 3, (iii) no      
   grant funds shall be awarded to a district if the average  class  size      
   in  grades  kindergarten  through 3 is already 18 pupils or fewer, and      
   (iv) where feasible, districts must target these grant  funds  to  the      
   grade  level where class sizes are highest or to the school or schools      
   where class sizes are highest. Effective July 1, 2002.                      
   FEB-06-2002  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-06-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 KOSEL                 
   FEB-06-2002  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-06-2002  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-13-2002  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               ELEM SCND ED          
   FEB-22-2002  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     021-000-000   HELM    
   FEB-22-2002  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-22-2002  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-22-2002  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   APR-04-2002  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-04-2002  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        118-000-000           
   APR-04-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 FRANKS                
   APR-04-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 JEFFERSON             
   APR-04-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 DAVIS,MONIQUE         
   APR-04-2002  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    FORBY                 
   APR-09-2002  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   APR-09-2002  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   02-04-10              
   APR-18-2002  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            OBAMA                 
   APR-18-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   APR-18-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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