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The Inclusive American History Commission {105 ILCS 5/22-3.187​​} is created to provide assistance to the State Board of Education in revising its social science learning standards under subsection (a-5) of Section 2-3.25. The State Board of Education shall convene the Inclusive American History Commission to do all of the following:

  1. Review available resources for use in school districts that reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of this state and country. The resources identified by the commission may be posted on the State Board of Education's website.
  2. Provide guidance for each learning standard developed for educators on how to ensure that instruction and content are not biased to value specific cultures, time periods, and experiences over other cultures, time periods, and experiences.
  3. Develop guidance, tools, and support for professional learning on how to locate and utilize resources for non-dominant cultural narratives and sources of historical information.

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