|LA||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||Parents' Bill of Rights for Public Schools|
Enacts the Parents' Bill of Rights for Public Schools. Provides parents have the right to examine their child's textbooks, curriculum, and supplemental materials; inspect their child's school records; and receive certain notifications regarding medical service...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education|
Defines "comprehensive human sexuality education" as medically accurate information about all methods to prevent unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases and infections, and the link between human papillomavirus and cancer, and other types of can...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2012||P-12||Opt-Out from Instruction Regarding Child Sexual Abuse|
Permits a parent or guardian to review and/or excuse his/her child from receiving instruction on child sexual abuse.
|NH||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 01/2012||P-12||Parental Objections to Course Material|
Requires school districts to adopt a policy allowing an exception to specific course material based on a parent's or legal guardian's determination that the material is objectionable. Requires such parent to notify the school principal or designee in writing o...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Student Rights re: Animal Dissection|
Requires local boards to develop a policy to give all students enrolled in a course that includes animal dissection reasonable notice of their rights to complete an alternative project approved by the student's teacher. Requires such notice to be distributed t...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||Postsec.||Foreign Student Course Exemptions|
Exempts foreign students enrolled in joint degree programs with Texas universities from the statutorily required 12 semester credit hours of Government/Political Science and Texas and American History, instead requiring such students to take a four-hour Americ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Curriculum Excusal on Religious Grounds|
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Provides that if any part of a school's instruction in health conflicts with the religious training and beliefs of a parent or guardian of a pupil, the pupil, upon the parent or guardian's written request, shall be excused from the part of the instruction that...