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Illinois General Assembly Passes Education Omnibus Bill

Published: January 14, 2021

The Illinois General Assembly has passed HB2170, a bill designed to increase educational access and opportunities for students of color, English learners, and those from low-income households. The bill includes several measures intended to strengthen the state’s early care and education system. The bill now heads to Gov. Pritzker to sign.

Below is a summary of key articles within HB2170 prepared by Advance Illinois.