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Tennessee, 2011

Two "academic freedom" bills have been introduced in Tennessee in 2011.

Bill Details


Bill Number: HB 368
Title: none, "protects a teacher from discipline for teaching scientific subjects in an objective manner"
Introduction Date: February 9, 2011
Current Status: Assigned to House Education committee, subcommittee hearings on 2/23, 3/2, 3/16
Passed House Education committee, 3/29
Passed Calendar and Rules Committee, 3/31
Passed House, 4/7

Text as introduced



Bill Number: SB 893
Title: none, "protects a teacher from discipline for teaching scientific subjects in an objective manner"
Introduction Date: February 16, 2011
Current Status: Assigned to General subcommittee of Senate Education committee, on hold until 2012

Text as introduced



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Related Off-Site Material


Tennessee General Assembly: Information on HB 368, includes video from committee hearings
Tennessee General Assembly: Information on SB 893