‘The teaching of history has often been viewed through the lens of one perspective’ – Rep. La Shawn Ford on why he hopes to change Illinois’ teaching standards

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State Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago) joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss why he is proposing a shift to civics teaching instead of history teaching during the 2021-22 school year and rolling out a more inclusive history curriculum for the following school year.

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