IL HR1070 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
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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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-11-27HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
2018-11-27HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; Rep. Lou Lang
2018-11-26HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
2018-05-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-05-15HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

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