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House Bill 649 — Supplemental curriculum, approval

House Bill 649 — Supplemental curriculum, approval

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Kaitlyn Shepherd
February 19, 2022
Kaitlyn Shepherd
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February 19, 2022

Bill Description: House Bill 649 requires each local school board to approve the supplemental curriculum used in its school district. 

Rating: 1

Does the bill create more transparency or accountability in public education institutions? (+) Conversely, does the bill reduce transparency and accountability in such institutions? (-)

House Bill 649 increases transparency and accountability in public education institutions. Under the proposed law, each local school board must approve any supplemental curriculum that will be used in its schools. Supplemental curriculum refers to the documents teachers choose for their own classrooms, in addition to curriculum approved by the local school board and the state. Requiring school boards to approve the supplemental materials used in their schools increases transparency and accountability because school boards will have a say in what additional books, webpages, videos, and other materials come into classrooms to be distributed or shown to students. 

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