Illinois first state to mandate Asian American history be taught in public schools

Posted by on July 9, 2021 9:31 pm
Categories: US National Stories

Illinois is set to become the first state to mandate the teaching of Asian American history to public school students. Gov. JB Pritzker signed the Teaching Equitable Asian American History Act into law Friday, amid the nationwide rise of hate crimes against the community since the coronavirus pandemic. “With the recent rise in acts of…