This Bill Amends the School Code. Provides that any child from a public school, subject to guidelines established by the State Board of Education, shall be permitted by a school board at least one school day- long excused absence per school year for any middle school or high school student for a child that is absent from school to engage in a civic event. A school board may require that the student provide advance notice of the intended absence and require that the student provide documentation of participation in a civic event.
State of Illinois,
State of Illinois – HB 5488: Amends the School Code | Rep. Sonya Harper (IL)
|NBCSL Member Sponsor: Rep. Sonya Harper (IL) |
Summary: State of Illinois – HB 5488: Amends the School Code | Rep. Sonya Harper (IL)