|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...