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HB 2265 - Requires Civics Education - Illinois Key Vote

Patrick Windhorst voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (40-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Civics Education

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires civics education courses.

Highlights:
  • Requires every public elementary school to include in their 6th, 7th, and 8th grade curriculum at least one semester of civics education with the purpose of assisting youth in gaining skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be competent and responsible citizens (Sec. 1).

  • Requires Civics education in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade be in accordance to Illinois Learning Standards for social science (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes school districts to consult civics education stakeholders deemed appropriate by the State Board of Education with regards to their curriculum for 6th, 7th, or 8th grade and utilize private funding available for the purposes of offering civics education (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (73-31) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Civics Education

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires civics education courses.

Highlights:
  • Requires every public elementary school to include in their 6th, 7th, and 8th grade curriculum at least one semester of civics education with the purpose of assisting youth in gaining skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be competent and responsible citizens (Sec. 1).

  • Requires Civics education in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade be in accordance to Illinois Learning Standards for social science (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes school districts to consult civics education stakeholders deemed appropriate by the State Board of Education with regards to their curriculum for 6th, 7th, or 8th grade and utilize private funding available for the purposes of offering civics education (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Civics Education

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