Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on School Code

Sexual harassment policies required in school districts

February
2020
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
The School Code now requires each school district to create, maintain, and implement an age-appropriate policy on sexual harassment.

Nondiscriminatory textbooks and LGBT education mandated for public schools

December
2019
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
Textbooks authorized to be purchased under 105 ILCS 5/2-3.155 must include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act.

School districts must adopt emergency plans for students who self-administer medication

November
2019
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
The Illinois General Assembly amended the School Code to require school districts to allow students to self-administer medications if they have specialized health action plans including...

Teacher fired for using sick days to take a vacation

August
2019
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
On May 10, 2019, the First District Appellate Court affirmed the Chicago Board of Education’s decision to dismiss a teacher based on irremediable conduct. Under 105 ILCS 5/34-85(a),

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