Texas Education Code

Sec. § 29.9071
Texas Military Heroes Day


To educate students about the sacrifices made by brave Texans who have served in the armed forces of the United States, the governor shall designate a day to be known as Texas Military Heroes Day in public schools.


Texas Military Heroes Day shall include appropriate instruction, as determined by each school district. Instruction may include:


information about persons who have served in the armed forces of the United States and are from the community or the geographic area in which the district is located; and


participation, in person or using technology, in age-appropriate learning projects at battlefields and gravesites associated with a person who has served in the armed forces.


The agency may collaborate with other state agencies to promote Texas Military Heroes Day.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 759 (S.B. 1901), Sec. 1, eff. June 12, 2017.

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