In May of 2021, Senator Darren Bailey (current candidate for IL Governor) published a statement opposing SB0818. In June of 2021, Awake Illinois posted a call to action for Governor Pritzker to veto SB0818. It was signed into law in August of 2021.
Illinois is the ONLY state adopting the second edition of the perverse National Sex Education Standards. Illinois parents can opt their children out of sex education. Districts that don’t teach Comprehensive Sex Ed WILL NOT have to follow the new radical and perverse standards. The Illinois State Board of Eduction has until August 2022 to develop the curriculum. See the updated list of schools who have announced their 2022 sex ed curricula plans. Share these resources with your communities to protect children in the classroom and submit the OPT OUT FORM TODAY.