View Amendment Current Amendment: 10 to Bill 3759 Rep. KING proposes the following Amendment No. 10 to H. 3759 (COUNCIL\SD\3759C002.NL.SD19):

Reference is to Printer's Date 2/28/-19-H.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 3759-77, immediately after SECTION 56, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION to read:

/      SECTION      __.      Section 59-29-55 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:

     "Section 59-29-55.      (A)      The State Board of Education shall examine the current status of the teaching of South Carolina History. By the 1989-1990 school year, each Every school year, each public school of the State must instruct students in the history of the black African-American people as a regular part of its history and social studies courses. The State Board of Education shall establish regulations for the adoption of history and social studies textbooks which incorporate black African-American history and shall, through the State Department of Education, assist the school districts in developing and locating suitable printed materials and other aids for instruction in black African-American history. The State Board of Education shall examine curricular material for grades 1-6 to determine the level of emphasis on the relationship of agriculture and other industries to the South Carolina economy.
     (B)      As part of the required instruction in African-American history as required by subsection (A), the instruction in grades 3 through 12 must include a cultural sensitivity component educating students about how they should interact with and be respectful of the beliefs and practices of people of a different race or creed.      /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.