Absolutely it provides protection via civil suit for being fired for teaching Science under the Framework Not in a civil suit. Of course they are. Duh! But this law offers no protection to those who do and it does protect those teachers in small towns who DO teach according to the Framework. And THIS is why this protection is important: You miss the fact that without this law the teachers had no protection at all. Or do you think YOUR source wasn't telling the truth? No, it is NOT in the Framework now.