Textbook Censorship

SB 1602 by *Bell (HB 2249 by *Casada)

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As introduced, restructures the textbook commission and the textbook selection process. – Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.

This bill has been placed behind the budget on 4/7/14. 

 

SB 1266 by *Niceley (HB 1129 by *Hill T)

We are now NEUTRAL on this bill as amended in the House.

As introduced, requires emphasis on American foundational instruments and instruction in American historical achievement. – Amends TCA Title 49.

This bill has been referred to the Senate Finance, Ways & Means Committee on 3/20/14. 

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SB 1776 by *Bell (HB 2321 by *Casada)

As introduced, establishes local volunteer content review committees to examine the content of textbooks proposed for local adoption and make recommendations on adoption of the textbooks. – Amends TCA Title 4 and Title 49.

This bill has been taken off notice in the House Education Subcommittee on 3/19/14. 

 

SB 1682 by *Gresham (HB 2253 by *Casada)

As introduced, prohibits the state from joining consortia or initiatives that require the adoption of common standards in science and social studies; requires the state board of education to adopt standards in science and social studies that reflect the values of the state. – Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1; Title 49, Chapter 2 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

The bill has been taken off notice for the House Education Subcommittee on 2/25/14. 

 

 

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