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.
Status: Ref to the Com on Education - K-12, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Feb 27 2019)
Bill H 172 (2019-2020)Summary date: Feb 26 2019 - More information