View Amendment Current Amendment: 3 to Bill 3728

Reps. Hiott and McCravy propose the following amendment (LC-3728.WAB0006H):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 2, by striking Section 59-29-650(A) and inserting:

(A) Beginning with the 2024-2025 School Year and each school year thereafter, each LEA prominently shall post information regarding curriculum and instructional materials on the school district website at least seven days prior to the start of classes. If any curriculum or instructional materials are added to a class or course after the start of each semester, the LEA shall post the information on the school district at least three days prior to the added curriculum being taught. The information must indicate the materials used by school, grade or course, and subject matter, and must include:

(1)a listing of the approved textbook for every course offered in the district;

(2)a link to statewide academic standards;

(3)relevant district policies concerning curriculum development and academic transparency;

(4)a process for which parents may review and contest instructional materials and library and media center materials being used; and

(5) a process by which parents may withdraw their student from any specific instruction or presentation that that the parent, in the parent's sole discretion, objects to their student receiving. For any child who does not attend any instruction or presentation pursuant to this subsection, the school:

(a)shall provide to the student alternative educational instruction that furthers the completion of any grade level or graduation requirements and does not include any of the objectionable content; and

(b)shall not impose an academic or other penalty upon the student.