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STUDENTS WOULD LEARN MORE ABOUT ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY UNDER LEGISLATION PASSED BY THE ILLINOIS HOUSE WEDNESDAY.

 

IT'S CALLED THE TEACH ACT, REQUIRING MORE LESSONS ON THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF ASIAN AMERICANS AND THE INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS DURING WORLD WAR TWO. BILL SPONSOR, REPRESENTATIVE JENNIFER GONG-GERSHOWITZ OF GLENVIEW SAYS THIS IS NEEDED MORE THAN EVER.

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE THERESA MAH OF CHICAGO IS A STRONG SUPPORTER.

 

 

THE MEASURE APPLIES TO ELEMENTARY THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL AND IF SIGNED INTO LAW, WOULD TAKE EFFECT BEGINNING IN THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR..

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