Amends GS 115C-12 to direct the State Board of Education to adopt a policy to be implemented by local boards of education to ensure academic freedom. Lists five required elements of the policy, including the requirement that a student not be discriminated against or mocked for the student's ideological, political, religious, or nonreligious viewpoints.
Applies beginning with the 2019-20 school year.
K-12 ACADEMIC FREEDOM.
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AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ADOPT A POLICY OF ACADEMIC FREEDOM.Intro. by Speciale, Howard.
Status: Ref to the Com on Education - K-12, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Feb 27 2019)
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 House: Filed
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 House: Passed 1st Reading
Bill H 172 (2019-2020)Summary date: Feb 26 2019 - View Summary