Illinois becomes first state to require media literacy for high schoolers

Teresa Albano
5 min readAug 31, 2021
Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash

Amidst a new era of widespread misinformation on elections, the COVID-19 pandemic, and vaccines, some states are pushing back: Illinois recently enacted a law requiring high schools to teach media literacy.

While many schools in the state and throughout the country teach media literacy in some way or another, Illinois is the first state in…

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Teresa Albano

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