Bill Status of HR1098 100th General Assembly
Short Description: BLACK HISTORY TASK FORCE
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - Camille Y. Lilly - Arthur Turner - Melissa Conyears-Ervin - Mr. Nicholas K Smith, Mary E. Flowers, Emanuel Chris Welch, Rita Mayfield, Linda Chapa LaVia, Lou Lang and LaToya Greenwood
| 11/29/2018||House||Resolution Adopted as Amended 105-000-000|
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Black History Curriculum Task Force 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 no matter the 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.
House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds clause concerning administrative support for the Task Force.