23 March 2020 – Electronic learning allowed without approval from school boards

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Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: Illinois

Overview: The requirement pursuant to 105 ILCS 5/10-20.56(b) for Illinois school districts to receive approval by the school board before establishing and maintaining a program for the use of electronic-learning (e-learning) is suspended during the effect of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation. Further, any e-learning program implemented pursuant to this Executive Order need not comply with the requirement to hold a public hearing pursuant to 105 ILCS 5/10-20.56(c) or the requirement to communicate protocol to teachers, staff, and students 30 days prior to implementation.
Full details here: https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/Executive-Orders/ExecutiveOrder2020-11.aspx