Updates/Answers about SB7 – Education reform legislation


The education reform package known as SB 7 was passed by the state Senate on April 14 and sent to the Illinois House for consideration.

SB 7 was developed during months of discussions involving a wide variety of education stakeholders including IEA, the Illinois Federation of Teachers and the Chicago Teachers Union, along with school administrators, the state board of education, lawmakers and others, including the education reform groups Stand for Children and Advance Illinois.

The historic agreement has a number of provisions and IEA and its partners are working to address the many questions that have been raised this week.

For those with questions, the documents and videos below might be helpful.

Documents & Videos


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Responses for a general audience will be posted here. We will add to and update this information in the days to come.

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