Summary:

ISBE, the Illinois State Board of Education, has proposed a rule for Illinois schools titled “Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards.”

Culturally responsive teachers will “[u]nderstand and value the notion that multiple lived experiences exist, that there is not one ‘correct’ way of doing or understanding something, and that what is seen as ‘correct’ is most often based on our lived experiences.”

"Leveraging Student Activism” is an entire section in the rule.

“The culturally responsive teacher and leader will “[u]nderstand how the system of inequity has impacted them as an educator” and “understand how a system of inequity creates rules regarding student punishment that negatively impacts students of color.”

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Submitted: Nov 15, 2020