Bill Status of HB5096 100th General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-MEDIA LITERACY
Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez, Emanuel Chris Welch, Sonya M. Harper and Camille Y. Lilly
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, every public high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on media literacy; defines "media literacy". Provides requirements for the unit of instruction. Provides that the State Superintendent of Education may prepare and make available to school boards instructional materials that may be used as guidelines for the unit of instruction. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following change. Provides that a public high school may (rather than shall) include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on media literacy. Effective immediately.