senate Bill S182

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the administration and the instruction in preparation of the GED examination in the Chinese and Korean languages for pupils who are proficient in these languages

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Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

S182 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1972
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง3204-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S91, A5988
2009-2010: S4107, A475

S182 - Summary

Requires the administration and the instruction in preparation of the GED examination in the Chinese and Korean languages for pupils who are proficient in these languages and of limited English proficiency.

S182 - Sponsor Memo

S182 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   182

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the adminis-
  tration of the GED examination in the Chinese and Korean languages for
  pupils who are proficient in such languages  and  of  limited  English
  proficiency

  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 3204-a
to read as follows:
  S 3204-A. ADMINISTRATION OF THE GED EXAMINATION  IN  THE  CHINESE  AND
KOREAN LANGUAGES. 1. STUDENTS WHO ARE PROFICIENT IN THE CHINESE OR KORE-
AN  LANGUAGE  AND  OF  LIMITED  ENGLISH PROFICIENCY SHALL BE ENTITLED TO
RECEIVE INSTRUCTION IN PREPARATION  FOR  THE  GED  EXAMINATION  AND  THE
ADMINISTRATION OF SUCH EXAMINATION IN THE CHINESE OR KOREAN LANGUAGE.
  2.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE EACH BOARD OF EDUCATION, INCLUDING
THE BOARD OF EACH COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,
MAKE  AVAILABLE  TO  ALL  PUPILS  PROFICIENT  IN  THE  CHINESE OR KOREAN
LANGUAGE, AND OF LIMITED PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH, THE OFFICIAL GED  EXAM-
INATION WRITTEN IN SUCH NATIVE LANGUAGE, AND MAKE AVAILABLE ANY INSTRUC-
TIONAL  COURSES  OR  PROGRAMS  FOR  THE PREPARATION OF SUCH EXAMINATION,
WHICH ARE OFFERED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, INCLUDING COURSE MATERIALS, IN
SUCH NATIVE LANGUAGE. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL  FURTHER  DIRECT  THAT  ANY
NOTIFICATION OR CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE GED
EXAMINATION SHALL BE WRITTEN IN THE CHINESE OR KOREAN LANGUAGE.
  3.  EACH  SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN A RECORD OF PUPILS
WHO HAVE THE GED EXAMINATION  ADMINISTERED  IN  THE  CHINESE  OR  KOREAN
LANGUAGE AND SHALL REPORT SUCH INFORMATION TO THE DEPARTMENT ON AN ANNU-
AL BASIS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00205-01-3

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