assembly Bill A6593A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to standardized testing for grades kindergarten through grade two

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Jan 08, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.312
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 21, 2013 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.722
rules report cal.722
reported
Jun 12, 2013 reported referred to rules
Jun 10, 2013 print number 6593a
amend and recommit to education
Apr 10, 2013 referred to education

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A6593 - Bill Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

A6593 - Bill Texts

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

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                    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

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A6593A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

A6593A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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

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

                                 6593--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. NOLAN, THIELE, BRINDISI, MAISEL, ROBERTS, LIFTON,
  OTIS,  FAHY,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  JAFFEE,  HENNESSEY, ROSENTHAL -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M.  of A. MARKEY, RA, SCHIMEL, SOLAGES  --  read  once
  and  referred  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 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  ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE REVIEW PLANS SHALL USE ONE OF
THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS TO COMPLY WITH PARAGRAPH F OF SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF
SECTION THREE THOUSAND TWELVE-C OF THIS CHAPTER FOR TEACHERS OF STUDENTS
ENROLLED IN KINDERGARTEN, GRADE ONE OR GRADE TWO: DISTRICT, REGIONAL, OR
BOCES  DEVELOPED  ASSESSMENTS;  SCHOOL  WIDE  MEASURE  OF EITHER STUDENT
GROWTH OR ACHIEVEMENT; OR A STRUCTURED DISTRICT WIDE STUDENT GROWTH GOAL
SETTING PROCESS.   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.
                                                           LBD10239-02-3

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