DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Teaching method. Requires the department of education to develop, not later than July 1, 2014, rules that require subject matter taught in schools, including science, history, or social studies, that cannot be verified by scientific empirical evidence, to allow for commonly held competing views, with an emphasis on critical analysis and reasoned dialogue. Specifies that the content of instructional material purchased relating to subject matter that is required to be taught must allow for commonly held competing views. Prohibits a teacher from advocating a particular position relating to subject matter that is not supported by verified scientific empirical evidence.