Fiscal accountability and transparency in education.
AN ACT relating to education; defining applicable terms; requiring reporting by school districts as specified; modifying contracting requirements for school districts as specified; modifying the duties of the department of education as specified; requiring parental or guardian permission prior to instruction as specified; prohibiting school districts from requiring school district personnel and students to use a student's preferred pronouns if the pronoun does not align with the student's biological sex; and providing for an effective date.
"Diversity, equity or inclusion" or "DEI" means any program, activity or policy that promotes differential or preferential treatment of individuals or classifies such individuals on the basis of [...] gender identity or sexual orientation;
Each school district shall adopt a policy and ensure school district employees have the ability to withdraw or opt out of voluntary or mandatory classes, lessons, trainings, educational activities or any program or activity involving a covered program.
Each school district shall adopt a policy and ensure that school district employees and students are not required to refer to a student using the student's preferred pronoun if the pronoun does not align with the student's biological sex.
2024 Budget Session
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