senate Bill S4764B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to standardized testing for grades kindergarten through grade two

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Jan 29, 2014 print number 4764b
amend and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jun 19, 2013 print number 4764a
amend and recommit to education
Apr 23, 2013 referred to education

Bill Amendments

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B (Active)

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S4764 - Details

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

S4764 - Summary

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

S4764 - Sponsor Memo

S4764 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4764

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GIPSON -- 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  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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S4764A - Details

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

S4764A - Summary

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

S4764A - Sponsor Memo

S4764A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4764--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GIPSON, ADDABBO, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, TKACZYK -- read
  twice and ordered printed, 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  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.
                                                           LBD10239-03-3

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S4764B (ACTIVE) - Details

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

S4764B (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4764B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4764B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4764--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GIPSON, ADDABBO, HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, LATIMER,
  PERKINS,  TKACZYK  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
  to be committed to the Committee on Education -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee  --  recommitted to the Committee on Education in accordance
  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  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 44 to read as follows:
  44.  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, 2014.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10239-05-4

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