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HB397

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HB 397 (BR 1517) - T. Moore, J. Carney

     AN ACT relating to science education and intellectual freedom.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to encourage local district teachers and administrators to foster an environment promoting objective discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of scientific theories; allow teachers to use, as permitted by the local board of education, materials in addition to state-approved texts and instructional materials for discussion of scientific theories including evolution, the origins of life, global warming, and human cloning; clarify that provisions do not promote religious doctrine or discrimination; provide that the section may be cited as the Kentucky Science Education and Intellectual Freedom Act.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 10-to Education (H)


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