102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 1/29/2021, by Rep. Jawaharial Williams
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
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.
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A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Section
27-23.15 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/27-23.15 new)
Spanish language course.
(a) Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, a school
district shall include in its curriculum an annual unit of
instruction on the Spanish language. Each student in grades
kindergarten through 12 shall receive this unit of instruction
(b) 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 required per grade year under this Section.
This Act takes effect upon