With a bipartisan vote of 75-32, the Illinois House of Representatives has now advanced legislation sponsored by Rep. Maurice West that would require Native American History be taught in our schools.

Illinois House Passes Legislation to Require Illinois Students to Learn Native American History

ROCKFORD (WREX) — The Illinois House of Representatives passed HB1633, on a bipartisan vote of 75 to 32 with one member voting present. The bill was sponsored by State Representative Maurice West (D-Rockford.)

The legislation requires certain courses of American history or government taught in Illinois elementary and high schools to include the experience and history of Native Americans.