Comments: IL HB4657 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the School Code. Creates the Emotional Intelligence Education Task Force to develop curriculum guidelines on emotional intelligence; sets forth provisions concerning its membership, duties, administration, and dissolution. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction studying emotional intelligence. Requires this unit of instruction to include teaching how to recognize, direct, and positively express emotions. Permits a school board to use the Task Force's guidelines in developing this unit of instruction. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)

Status: (Passed) 2018-11-30 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1139 [HB4657 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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