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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Education matters. Provides that a teacher, administrator, or other employee of a school corporation or charter school shall not require or make part of a course certain concepts related to race or sex. Provides that a student enrolled at a state educational institution shall not be required to engage in any form of mandatory gender or sexual diversity training or counseling. Provides that any orientation or requirement that presents any form of race or sex stereotyping or a bias on the basis of race or sex is prohibited. Provides that a student shall not be required to participate in a Education matters. Provides that a teacher, administrator, or other employee of a school corporation or charter school shall not require or make part of a course certain concepts related to race or sex. Provides that a student enrolled at a state educational institution shall not be required to engage in any form of mandatory gender or sexual diversity training or counseling. Provides that any orientation or requirement that presents any form of race or sex stereotyping or a bias on the basis of race or sex is prohibited. Provides that a student shall not be required to participate in a personal analysis, an evaluation, or a survey that is established or administered by: (1) a school corporation; (2) a school; (3) the department of education (department); or (4) a third party vendor of a school corporation, a school, or the department; without the prior consent of the student if the student is an adult or an emancipated minor or the prior written consent of the student's parent if the student is an unemancipated minor. (Current law provides that a student shall not be required to participate in a personal analysis, an evaluation, or a survey that is not directly related to academic instruction and that reveals or attempts to affect the student's attitudes, habits, traits, opinions, beliefs, or feelings concerning certain matters without the prior consent of the student if the student is an adult or an emancipated minor or the prior written consent of the student's parent if the student is an unemancipated minor.) Establishes certain requirements for a personal analysis, evaluation, or survey collected by or shared with a third party vendor. ... View more