senate Bill S1890

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Includes the attacks on September 11, 2001 in courses of instruction in patriotism and citizenship

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S1890 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง801, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5883

S1890 - Summary

Includes the attacks on September 11, 2001 in courses of instruction in patriotism and citizenship.

S1890 - Sponsor Memo

S1890 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1890

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARTINS, MAZIARZ -- 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 including the  attacks
  on  September  11,  2001  in  courses of instruction in patriotism and
  citizenship

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 1 and subdivision 3 of
section  801 of the education law, as amended by chapter 574 of the laws
of 1997, are amended to read as follows:
  In order to promote a spirit of patriotic and civic service and  obli-
gation and to foster in the children of the state moral and intellectual
qualities  which  are  essential in preparing to meet the obligations of
citizenship in peace or in war, the regents of  The  University  of  the
State  of New York shall prescribe courses of instruction in patriotism,
citizenship, and human rights issues, with particular attention  to  the
study  of  the  inhumanity  of  genocide, slavery (including the freedom
trail and underground railroad), the Holocaust, [and] the  mass  starva-
tion  in  Ireland  from  1845  to 1850, AND THE ATTACKS ON SEPTEMBER 11,
2001, to be maintained and followed in all the schools of the state. The
boards of education and  trustees  of  the  several  cities  and  school
districts  of  the  state  shall require instruction to be given in such
courses, by the teachers employed in the  schools  therein.  All  pupils
attending  such  schools, over the age of eight years, shall attend upon
such instruction.
  3. The regents shall determine the subjects to  be  included  in  such
courses  of  instruction  in  patriotism,  citizenship, and human rights
issues, with particular attention to the  study  of  the  inhumanity  of
genocide,  slavery  (including  the  freedom trail and underground rail-
road), the Holocaust, [and] the mass starvation in Ireland from 1845  to

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

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