Comments: IL HB2265 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school shall include in its 6th, 7th, or 8th grade curriculum, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, at least one semester of civics education; specifies course content requirements and requires the education to be in accordance with Illinois Learning Standards for social science. Allows school districts to consult with civics education stakeholders, as deemed appropriate by the State Board of Education. Allows school districts to utilize private funding available for the purposes of offering civics education. Effective July 1, 2019.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 57-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-06-21 - Sent to the Governor [HB2265 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

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