Florida Senate - 2014                                     SB 882
       By Senator Bullard
       39-00332A-14                                           2014882__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to public education; amending s.
    3         1003.42, F.S.; requiring members of the instructional
    4         staff of public schools to include instruction on the
    5         history, meaning, significance, and effect of the
    6         Universal Declaration of Human Rights; providing an
    7         effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Paragraph (u) is added to subsection (2) of
   12  section 1003.42, Florida Statutes, to read:
   13         1003.42 Required instruction.—
   14         (2) Members of the instructional staff of the public
   15  schools, subject to the rules of the State Board of Education
   16  and the district school board, shall teach efficiently and
   17  faithfully, using the books and materials required that meet the
   18  highest standards for professionalism and historic accuracy,
   19  following the prescribed courses of study, and employing
   20  approved methods of instruction, the following:
   21         (u) The history, meaning, significance, and effect of the
   22  Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
   24  The State Board of Education is encouraged to adopt standards
   25  and pursue assessment of the requirements of this subsection.
   26         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.