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HB21-1103

Media Literacy Implementation

Concerning implementing the recommendations of the media literacy advisory committee in elementary and secondary education created pursuant to House Bill 19-1110.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

The bill requires the department of education (department) to create and maintain an online resource bank of materials and resources pertaining to media literacy. At a minimum, the resource bank must include the materials and resources recommended in the media literacy advisory committee's report.

The bill requires the department, upon the request of a school district, charter school, institute charter school, or board of cooperative services, and subject to available resources, to provide technical assistance to a school district, charter school, institute charter school, or board of cooperative services, with implementing policies and procedures, best practices, and recommendations related to media literacy.

The bill requires the state board of education to review and adopt revisions that implement media literacy within reading, writing, and civics standards.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. L. Cutter, Rep. B. McLachlan
Sen. D. Coram, Sen. B. Pettersen

Sponsor

Rep. C. Kipp, Rep. M. Young

Co-sponsor

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