New Florida law allows parent feedback on school textbooks

Monday, May 12, 2014

Parents – have you ever opposed a textbook or teaching material used at your child's school? Well, you could soon have the power to help change that.

Lawmakers passed a bill putting school districts in charge of choosing school books and curriculum. They also are required to develop a policy where parents can object to his or her child's instructional material.

The parent must file a petition within 30 days of the material chosen by the school districts.

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