(105 ILCS 5/2-3.187)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 102-209)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2023)
    Sec. 2-3.187. Inclusive American History Commission.
    (a) The Inclusive American History Commission is created to provide assistance to the State Board of Education in revising its social science learning standards under subsection (a-5) of Section 2-3.25.
    (b) The State Board of Education shall convene the Inclusive American History Commission to do all of the following:
        (1) Review available resources for use in school
    
districts that reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of this State and country. The resources identified by the Commission may be posted on the State Board of Education's Internet website.
        (2) Provide guidance for each learning standard
    
developed for educators on how to ensure that instruction and content are not biased to value specific cultures, time periods, and experiences over other cultures, time periods, and experiences.
        (3) Develop guidance, tools, and support for
    
professional learning on how to locate and utilize resources for non-dominant cultural narratives and sources of historical information.
    (c) The Commission shall consist of all of the following members:
        (1) One Representative appointed by the Speaker of
    
the House of Representatives.
        (2) One Representative appointed by the Minority
    
Leader of the House of Representatives.
        (3) One Senator appointed by the President of the
    
Senate.
        (4) One Senator appointed by the Minority Leader of
    
the Senate.
        (5) Two members who are history scholars appointed by
    
the State Superintendent of Education.
        (6) Eight members who are teachers at schools in this
    
State recommended by professional teachers' organizations and appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (7) One representative of the State Board of
    
Education appointed by the State Superintendent of Education who shall serve as chairperson.
        (8) One member who represents a statewide
    
organization that represents south suburban school districts appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (9) One member who represents a west suburban school
    
district appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (10) One member who represents a school district
    
organized under Article 34 appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (11) One member who represents a statewide
    
organization that represents school librarians appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (12) One member who represents a statewide
    
organization that represents principals appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (13) One member who represents a statewide
    
organization that represents superintendents appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (14) One member who represents a statewide
    
organization that represents school boards appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
    Members appointed to the Commission must reflect the racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity of this State.
    (d) Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for reasonable expenses from funds appropriated to the State Board of Education for that purpose, including travel, subject to the rules of the appropriate travel control board.
    (e) The State Board of Education shall provide administrative and other support to the Commission.
    (f) The Commission must submit a report about its work to the State Board of Education, the Governor, and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2021. The Commission is dissolved upon the submission of its report.
    (g) This Section is repealed on January 1, 2023.
(Source: P.A. 101-654, eff. 3-8-21.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 102-209)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2023)
    Sec. 2-3.187. Inclusive American History Commission.
    (a) The Inclusive American History Commission is created to provide assistance to the State Board of Education in revising its social science learning standards under subsection (a-5) of Section 2-3.25.
    (b) The State Board of Education shall convene the Inclusive American History Commission to do all of the following:
        (1) Review available resources for use in school
    
districts that reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of this State and country. The resources identified by the Commission may be posted on the State Board of Education's Internet website.
        (2) Provide guidance for each learning standard
    
developed for educators on how to ensure that instruction and content are not biased to value specific cultures, time periods, and experiences over other cultures, time periods, and experiences.
        (3) Develop guidance, tools, and support for
    
professional learning on how to locate and utilize resources for non-dominant cultural narratives and sources of historical information.
    (c) The Commission shall consist of all of the following members:
        (1) One Representative appointed by the Speaker of
    
the House of Representatives.
        (2) One Representative appointed by the Minority
    
Leader of the House of Representatives.
        (3) One Senator appointed by the President of the
    
Senate.
        (4) One Senator appointed by the Minority Leader of
    
the Senate.
        (5) Two members who are history scholars appointed by
    
the State Superintendent of Education.
        (6) Eight members who are teachers at schools in this
    
State recommended by professional teachers' organizations and appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (7) One representative of the State Board of
    
Education appointed by the State Superintendent of Education who shall serve as chairperson.
        (8) One member who represents an organization that
    
represents south suburban school districts appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (9) One member who represents a west suburban school
    
district appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (10) One member who represents a school district
    
organized under Article 34 appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (11) One member who represents a statewide
    
organization that represents school librarians appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (12) One member who represents a statewide
    
organization that represents principals appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (13) One member who represents a statewide
    
organization that represents superintendents appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
        (14) One member who represents a statewide
    
organization that represents school boards appointed by the State Superintendent of Education.
    Members appointed to the Commission must reflect the racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity of this State.
    (d) Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for reasonable expenses from funds appropriated to the State Board of Education for that purpose, including travel, subject to the rules of the appropriate travel control board.
    (e) The State Board of Education shall provide administrative and other support to the Commission.
    (f) The Commission must submit a report about its work to the State Board of Education, the Governor, and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2021. The Commission is dissolved upon the submission of its report.
    (g) This Section is repealed on January 1, 2023.
(Source: P.A. 101-654, eff. 3-8-21; 102-209, eff. 1-1-22.)