Senate Bill 142 (2010)

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Senate Bill 142 (or BR 1444 2010) was introduced on February 5, 2010 by Representative David E. Boswell, Julian M. Carroll, [[Ed Worley] to the 2010 General Assembly.

It is an act relating to Bible literacy courses in the public schools.

Senate Bill 142 proposes to create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations to establish an elective social studies course on the Hebrew Scriptures, Old Testament of the Bible, the New Testament, or a combination of the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament of the Bible; require that the course provide students knowledge of biblical content, characters, poetry, and narratives that are prerequisites to understanding contemporary society and culture, including literature, art, music, mores, oratory, and public policy; permit students to use various translations of the Bible for the course; amend KRS 158.197 to permit a school council to offer an elective social studies course on the Hebrew Scriptures, Old Testament of the Bible, the New Testament, or a combination of the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament of the Bible.[1]

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  1. SB 142 on lrc.ky.gov