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  171.410.  Program may be taught to first graders, purpose. — 1.  Each school district and charter school may annually teach the Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program to first grade students.  School districts and charter schools may also teach any substantially similar program of the same qualifications or any successor program in lieu of the Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program.

  2.  The purpose of the educational program shall be to promote the safety and protection of children.  The educational program shall emphasize how students should respond if they encounter a firearm.  School personnel and program instructors shall not make value judgments about firearms.

  3.  No school district or charter school shall include or use a firearm or demonstrate the use of a firearm when teaching the program.

  4.  Students with disabilities shall participate to the extent appropriate as determined by the provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

  5.  School districts and charter schools may seek grant funding for the program from public, private, and nonprofit entities.


(L. 2013 S.B. 75)

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