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Jim Naughton, Reforming Discipline in Early Childhood Education: Responding and Implementing HB 2663, 30 DCBA Brief 14 (May 2018)(42 Footnotes)


State-funded preschools reopened after winter break to confront new legislation that prohibits them from expelling students and narrows the circumstances under which they may temporarily remove a student. The Illinois legislature passed HB 2663, now PA 100-0105, as a response to what it saw as an overuse of exclusionary school discipline, such as suspension and expulsion, by early childhood settings.