2013 Mississippi Code
Title 37 - EDUCATION
Chapter 13 - CURRICULUM; SCHOOL YEAR AND ATTENDANCE
CIVIL RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION
§ 37-13-193 - Civil rights and human rights education in public schools authorized; guidelines to be implemented


MS Code § 37-13-193 (2013) What's This?

The State Board of Education may make civil rights and human rights education a part of the K-12 curriculum of instruction in Mississippi public schools. The State Department of Education shall work with the Mississippi Civil Rights Education Commission established in Section 37-13-195 in implementing these five (5) guidelines: (a) provide assistance and advice to K-12 schools with respect to the Civil Rights Movement and human rights education and awareness programs; (b) survey and catalog the extent to which civil rights and human rights education exists in state curricula; (c) inventory civil rights memorials, exhibits and resources that could be used in classrooms and other educational programs; (d) compile a list of volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge and experiences concerning the struggle for civil rights; (e) prepare reports for the Governor and the State Legislature on the inclusion of civil rights studies into the educational systems of the state.

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