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Full Text of HB0356  102nd General Assembly

HB0356 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB0356

 

Introduced 1/29/2021, by Rep. Jawaharial Williams

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
105 ILCS 5/27-23.15 new

    Amends the School Code. Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, requires a school district to include in its curriculum an annual unit of instruction on the Spanish language. Provides that the State Board of Education may prepare and make available to all school boards resource materials that may be used as guidelines for the development of the unit of instruction. Effective immediately.


LRB102 10492 CMG 15821 b

FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY
STATE MANDATES ACT MAY REQUIRE REIMBURSEMENT

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB0356LRB102 10492 CMG 15821 b

1    AN ACT concerning education.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
527-23.15 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/27-23.15 new)
7    Sec. 27-23.15. Spanish language course.
8    (a) Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, a school
9district shall include in its curriculum an annual unit of
10instruction on the Spanish language. Each student in grades
11kindergarten through 12 shall receive this unit of instruction
12every year.
13    (b) The State Board of Education may prepare and make
14available to all school boards resource materials that may be
15used as guidelines for the development of the unit of
16instruction required per grade year under this Section.
 
17    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18becoming law.