Legislation Expanding Student 4-H Program Access Passes Both Chambers

Category: Agriculture

A child participating in TN 4-H holding a chicken and smiling at the camera.

Legislation to increase student access to 4-H programs passed unanimously in both the House and the Senate chambers. Senate Bill 203/ House Bill 332 would ensure students in Tennessee public schools can be counted as present for attendance purposes if participating in 4-H, like schools already allow for other intracurricular activities. We asked 4-H students across the state to share what this bill means to them, and this is what they said:

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