102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 1/14/2021, by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2021-2022
school year, the Chicago school district must include in its curriculum a
unit of instruction on nursing. Requires the State Board of Education to
prepare and make available to the school board resource materials that may
be used as guidelines for the development of the nursing instruction.
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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Section
27-23.15 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/27-23.15 new)
Course on nursing.
Beginning with the
2021-2022 school year, a school district organized under
Article 34 must include in its curriculum a unit of
instruction on nursing. The school board shall determine the
minimum amount of instructional time that qualifies as a unit
of instruction. The State Board of Education must prepare and
make available to the school board resource materials that may
be used as guidelines for the development of the nursing
instruction under this Section.
This Act takes effect upon