Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Representative David Byrd District 71 Capitol Hill Update

Age-Appropriate Materials Act of 2022 / Public Chapter 744 — To increase transparency and oversight of instructional materials and literature used in public schools, a new law requires public schools to post online a list of the materials in their libraries. It also requires a standardized review framework to ensure school library collections are periodically evaluated for age-appropriateness. If a school should find a material is not age-appropriate based on student, parental or employee feedback, then the school would have to remove it. The decision is ultimately up to the school in conjunct...

 

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