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Windy City Times Mentions Adler Support 
 For Inclusive Curriculum Bill 05.02.18
Windy City Times Mentions Adler Support
For Inclusive Curriculum Bill
05.02.18

An Illinois Senate-approved bill that calls for LGBTQ teachings in classrooms across the state is making headlines this week; and so are the supporters who helped it reach legislators.

The Inclusive Curriculum Bill would require educators to include LGBTQ-related historical events and contributions in their lesson plans. The Illinois Senate gave it the go-ahead on May 2 with a 34-18 vote, forwarding it to the state House for consideration. Adler University and fellow advocates of the legislation hope to see a vote before the conclusion of the current session at the end of May.

“The bill is an initiative of Equality Illinois, the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance, and the Legacy Project and is supported by the Illinois State Board of Education and a broad coalition of statewide and local educational, civil rights, health, and civic organizations …” said a Windy City Times report, which also lists Adler among the organizations lobbying for the bill.

Read the full Windy City Times article online. For more about the University's contributions to the cause, read "Adler Experts Explain Benefits of Inclusive Curriculum Bill"

Image courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons contributor, Ted Eytan.

About Adler University

Adler University educates students to engage the world and create a more just society. Established in 1952, it enrolls more than 1,400 students in master’s and doctoral programs for social change through its campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver, as well as an Online Campus. Adler University’s mission is to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler, the first community psychologist, by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities and advancing social justice.