H471: An Act Concerning Media Literacy in Schools (filed in the Senate as S349 by Senator Wolfe)
This legislation requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to encourage media literacy education at every grade level and in conjunction with core subjects. The proliferation of countless forms of media in the last decade alone is staggering, and therefore our schools must prepare our students to succeed personally and professionally in this brand new social environment by helping impressionable young people better understand the complex media landscape.
- An Act Concerning Media Literacy in Schools was filed in conjuction with the organization Media Literacy Now
- What is “Media Literacy?”
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