Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review with Senator Joey Hensley, MD
September 15, 2022
Age-Appropriate Materials Act enhances transparency and oversight of school materials
Passed by the General Assembly this year and currently in effect is the Age-Appropriateness Materials Act of 2022. This important legislation enhances transparency and oversight of books and other materials in school libraries and ensures those materials are appropriate for the age and maturity levels of the students who may access them.
The legislation has received considerable media attention of late and there have been numerous false or misleading claims about it. In the paragraphs below, I’d like t...