Bill giving parents right to object to classroom material clears Legislature


A bill allowing parents to remove their children from lessons, classes or activities they think are objectionable cleared the Legislature on Wednesday.

The House voted 76-46 to pass a bill allowing students to be withdrawn from a program if it is not included in the approved district curriculum or state educational standards.

A student also could be withdrawn if the program violates the parents' sincerely held beliefs, values or principles.

The bill would allow . . .


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