LGBTQ history will now be taught in Illinois schools

People celebrate the annual Pride Parade in 2017 in Chicago.

(CNN) Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law on Friday a bill that ensures the contributions of LGBTQ people are taught in public schools. House Bill 246 was introduced by Rep. Anna Moeller to amend the school code to add a more inclusive history curriculum. “In public schools only, the teaching of history shall include a study of the roles and contributions of lesbian, gay, […]


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