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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Choice scholarships. Provides that a choice scholarship school (eligible school) may not discriminate against a staff member based on disability, race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, or ancestry. Provides that if the department of education (department) determines that the eligible school discriminates against a staff member of the school, the department shall send a notice to the eligible school indicating that the eligible school will not be considered an eligible school beginning in the school year immediately following the current school year. Provides that the eligible school has 30 days from the date of Choice scholarships. Provides that a choice scholarship school (eligible school) may not discriminate against a staff member based on disability, race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, or ancestry. Provides that if the department of education (department) determines that the eligible school discriminates against a staff member of the school, the department shall send a notice to the eligible school indicating that the eligible school will not be considered an eligible school beginning in the school year immediately following the current school year. Provides that the eligible school has 30 days from the date of the notice to demonstrate to the department that the eligible school does not discriminate against staff members. Provides that an eligible school that does not comply within that time will not be considered an eligible school beginning in the school year immediately following the current school year. Provides that an eligible school may not discriminate against a student on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. ... View more