IL HR1070 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on May 15 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-05-16 - Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Directs the Illinois State Board of Education to conduct an audit of every Illinois school district's history curriculum from K-12 to review the following: (1) Does the district's curricular material in any format contain a current unit on African American history, (2) At what grade school level does the district begin teaching African American history, (3) At what level does the district stop teaching African American history, (4) Does standardized testing include material on African American history, and if so, at what levels, and (5) What is ISBE's position on teaching African American history, what are their protocols, and what are their penalties if their instructions are not being followed.

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2018-05-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-05-15HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

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