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SF 2575

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/04/2022 08:45am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; modifying parental curriculum review provisions; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 120B.20.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 120B.20, is amended to read:


120B.20 PARENTAL CURRICULUM REVIEW.

new text begin Without cost and immediately upon request, new text endeach school district shall have a procedure
for a parent, guardian, or an adult student, 18 years of age or older, to review the content
of deleted text beginthedeleted text endnew text begin allnew text end instructional materials to be provided to a minor child or to an adult student and,
if the parent, guardian, or adult student objects to the content, to make reasonable
arrangements with school personnel for alternative instruction. Alternative instruction may
be provided by the parent, guardian, or adult student if the alternative instruction, if any,
offered by the school board does not meet the concerns of the parent, guardian, or adult
student. The school board is not required to pay for the costs of alternative instruction
provided by a parent, guardian, or adult student. School personnel may not impose an
academic or other penalty upon a student merely for arranging alternative instruction under
this section. School personnel may evaluate and assess the quality of the student's work.new text begin
School districts must notify and inform parents of this policy at the beginning of each school
year by United States mail, e-mail, or other direct form of communication, and must include
the policy in the official school handbook or an official school policy guide.
new text end