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Illinois passes law making LGBT+ history lessons in schools compulsory in move to stop bullying

WorldNews Sunday, 11 August 2019 ()
Illinois passes law making LGBT+ history lessons in schools compulsory in move to stop bullyingIllinois has passed a law meaning LGBT+ history must be taught in schools from next year onwards. Democrat Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation on Friday requiring state schools to teach the role and contributions of LGBT+ people in US history. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now The bill’s supporters argue the measure aims to curb anti-LGBT+ bullying in schools by teaching students about the historical significance of LGBT+ individuals in American society. The piece of legislation requires all schools in the state include “the role and contributions of lesbian, gay,...
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Illinois Mandates Schools to Teach LGBTQ History Starting in 2020, Illinois public schools will be legally required to teach LGBTQ history in their curriculums. House Bill 246 informs that students must study “the roles and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the...

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