ANIMALS IN EDUCATION



For copies of state laws, click the links below or call 1-800-922-FROG.

States with informed student consent laws (K-12):

States with student choice policies:

    • Massachusetts, 2005 (Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Policy on Dissection and Dissection Alternative Activities)
    • Michigan, 2014 (State Board of Education Policy)
    • New Hampshire, 2014 (State Department of Education policy)
    • New Mexico, 2005 (State Public Education Department Policy—Title 6, Chapter 29 Part 1 11 (b)(8))
    • Washington, D.C., 2012 (District of Columbia, Notice of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education)

States with policies that allow students to opt-out of any classroom activity, with consent of parents/guardians:

    • Hawaii (Board of Education Policy #2210)
    • Minnesota, 1998 (MINN. STAT. § 120B.20 Parental Curriculum Review)
    • Texas, 1995 (Texas Education Code - Section 26.010. Exemption from Instruction)
    • Utah, 2014 (Utah Administrative Code R277-105, Recognizing Constitutional Freedoms in the Schools)

States with advisories, legislative resolutions, policies and agreements where local school districts retain control over curriculum:

    • Louisiana, 1992 (House Concurrent Resolution No. 153)
    • Maine, 1990 (Department of Educational and Cultural Services Informational Letter #49)
    • Maryland, 1997 (majority of individual county policies)
 
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