House Bill 397

Last Action to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to science education and intellectual freedom.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1517
Sponsors T. Moore, J. Carney
Summary of Original Version 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.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Scientific theories, critical analysis, teaching of
Teachers - Scientific theories, critical analysis, teaching of
Science and Technology - Scientific theories, critical analysis, teaching of in schools


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