S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
February 6, 2014
Introduced by Sens. MARCELLINO, LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education --
committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to delaying the implemen-
tation of regents examinations based on the common core state stand-
ards until the 2021-2022 school year
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 208-b
to read as follows:
S 208-B. COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS INITIATIVE. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT IMPLEMENT
REGENTS EXAMINATIONS BASED ON THE NEW YORK STATE P-12 COMMON CORE LEARN-
ING STANDARDS (CCLS) DEVELOPED BY THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS INITI-
ATIVE UNTIL THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO SCHOOL
YEAR. ANY ACTION TAKEN TO ADOPT OR IMPLEMENT REGENTS EXAMINATIONS BASED
ON THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS PRIOR TO THAT SCHOOL YEAR ARE VOID.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.