In December 2020, the Illinois State Board of Education approved a new rule for Illinois teachers called the “Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards” (CRTL). The proposed rule would require educators to embrace and encourage progressive viewpoints and perspectives.
To read the full text of the proposed CRTL standards, click here.
The proposed rule is set to come before the Joint Commission on Administrative Rules (JCAR) for approval. Members of JCAR are expected to take up the new rule at their next scheduled meeting on Feb. 16.
By signing this petition, you are urging the members of JCAR to vote against implementing social activism in our schools.