ERIC Number: ED260519
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Legislative Package 1985.
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
This document describes the education legislation adopted by the 1985 Illinois General Assembly session on educational reform. An introductory overview (1) describes the process of reviewing state education mandates, beginning in 1981, which laid the foundations for the public policy discussions of the 1985 General Assembly, and (2) summarizes the major educational reforms adopted in response to issues identified during this process. An index to these education initiatives follows. Thereafter, specific legislation is summarized for each of the following major areas: (1) instructional programs (schooling/assessment/accountability, curricular areas, early childhood education, special populations, and special education); (2) personnel (scholarships, teacher training programs, certification, staff development, personnel evaluation, and retirement); (3) organization and administration (district organization/service delivery systems, transportation, student records, child protection services, school environment/discipline, and other areas); (4) school finance; (5) Chicago (urban school legislation); (6) state activities; and (7) miscellaneous (local district responsibilities and practices, financial practices related to local units of government, enterprise zones, and other areas). (TE)
Descriptors: Administrator Qualifications, Curriculum Development, Educational Administration, Educational Assessment, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement, Outcomes of Education, Personnel Management, Scholarships, State Action, State Boards of Education, State Legislation, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Student Promotion, Teacher Certification, Teacher Qualifications, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois