assembly Bill A9520

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires all schools to teach a multi-cultural curriculum

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Mar 07, 2012 referred to education

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A9520 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง804-e, Ed L

A9520 - Summary

Requires all schools to teach a multi-cultural curriculum.

A9520 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9520

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 7, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BOYLAND -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring a multi-cul-
  tural curriculum

  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 804-e
to read as follows:
  S 804-E. MULTI-CULTURAL CURRICULUM. 1. ALL SCHOOLS INCLUDING ELEMENTA-
RY SCHOOLS, JUNIOR  HIGH  SCHOOLS  AND  SENIOR  HIGH  SCHOOLS  SHALL  BE
REQUIRED  TO TEACH A MULTI-CULTURAL CURRICULUM WHICH SHALL BE SET OUT IN
RULES AND REGULATIONS TO BE PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  2. IN FORMULATING THE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  FOR  A  MULTI-CULTURAL
CURRICULUM  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL ALLOW FOR AND SHALL IMPLEMENT RULES
AND REGULATIONS WHICH CONSIDER THE DIFFERENCES IN THE CULTURAL  COMPOSI-
TION  OF EACH SCHOOL AND THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALLOW AND DIRECT SCHOOLS
TO DO RESEARCH AND OBSERVATION ON THEIR OWN STUDENT  BODY  IN  ORDER  TO
PARTICULARIZE  MULTI-CULTURAL  EDUCATION  TO  FIT SUCH EDUCATION TO SUCH
SCHOOL.
  3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS  WHICH
SHALL SET OUT A TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM IN ORDER TO TRAIN TEACHERS AND
EDUCATORS  TO TEACH AND INTERACT WITH STUDENTS OF DIFFERENT CULTURAL AND
ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS.
  S 2.   This act shall take effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14882-01-2

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