assembly Bill A6593

Amended

Relates to standardized testing for grades kindergarten through grade two

download pdf

Sponsor

NOLAN

Co-Sponsors

view all co-sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
view actions

actions

  • 10 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • 10 / Jun / 2013
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO EDUCATION
  • 10 / Jun / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 6593A
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED REFERRED TO RULES
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • REPORTED
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • RULES REPORT CAL.722
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.722
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO SENATE
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO RULES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.312

Summary

Relates to standardized testing for grades kindergarten through grade two; prohibits the use of assessments for anything other than diagnostic purposes.

do you support this bill?

Bill Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4764
Versions:
A6593
A6593A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง305, Ed L
view bill text
                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6593

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NOLAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  standardized  testing
  for kindergarten, grade one or grade two

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 43 to read as follows:
  43. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW OR  REGULATION  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL PROHIBIT THE ADMINISTRATION OF STATE
DEVELOPED  ASSESSMENT  OR  OTHER  COMPARABLE  ASSESSMENTS  TO   STUDENTS
ENROLLED IN KINDERGARTEN, GRADE ONE OR GRADE TWO THAT ARE BEING USED FOR
ANYTHING  OTHER  THAN  DIAGNOSTIC  PURPOSES.  PROVIDED  FURTHER,  SCHOOL
DISTRICTS SHALL USE DISTRICT, REGIONAL, OR BOCES  DEVELOPED  ASSESSMENTS
TO  COMPLY WITH PARAGRAPH F OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION THREE THOUSAND
TWELVE-C OF THIS CHAPTER FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED  IN  KINDERGARTEN,  GRADE
ONE  OR  GRADE  TWO.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO
IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10239-01-3

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.