TEAACH ACT Brings Holistic Asian American History To Schools

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In this Tuesday, July 1, 2014 photo, the Illinois State Seal is on the door knobs of the copper-plated doors at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of future state capitol renovations may spur talk of an override among lawmakers who championed the rare upgrade for the statehouse. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) Associated Press
Closer Look Illinois Budget
In this Tuesday, July 1, 2014 photo, the Illinois State Seal is on the door knobs of the copper-plated doors at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of future state capitol renovations may spur talk of an override among lawmakers who championed the rare upgrade for the statehouse. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) Associated Press

TEAACH ACT Brings Holistic Asian American History To Schools

While Asian Americans have been part of American history for centuries, the group’s representation has been lacking in public school curriculums. The TEAACH Act aims to change that, ensuring more coherent and accurate lessons on Asian American history for students.

Reset talks to one of the Illinois politicians who introduced the bill.

GUEST: Illinois State Sen. Ram Villivalam, 8th District