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Illinois House Bills

 Short Description
Parenting Education
Requires high schools to provide parenting education
which include mental and emotional aspects of life.

Passed house - In Senate Education Committee
 Staff Mental health training Requires school to provide mental health training

Passed House - In Senate Education Committee
School Psychologists and NCSP
"School psychologist" means a person who holds a valid Nationally Certified School Psychologist
HB4409 On calendar for reading
School Counselor Title Protection
 Requires a job titled "School Counselor" can only be filled by a person with the PEL license "School Counselor"
 HB4514  Passed both Chambers - On Governor's Desk
School Code LGBT Unit of Instruction
 Requires every public school to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction studying the significant role of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals in society. SB3249
 Up for second reading
 School suspension
School suspension program promoting non-violent conflict resolution  HB5786  Passed House - In Senate Education Committee
 SEL Curriculum guidelines and best practices on emotional intelligence and social and emotional learning  HB4657 Up for third reading
 At-Risk students
 Connect at-risk students in need of academic supportHB4205
Not voted in Committee - Dead
Restorative Justice
 Grant program providing restorative justice options instead of law enforcement
 Passed House - Up for second reading

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