senate Bill S6009

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to truth in testing for the common core

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 recommitted to rules
Jan 23, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jan 22, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2014 1st report cal.30
Jan 09, 2014 committee discharged and committed to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to rules
Dec 11, 2013 referred to rules

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Jan 14, 2014 - Education committee Vote

S6009
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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S6009 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8356
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 7-B ยงยง349-a - 349-c, Ed L

S6009 - Summary

Relates to truth in testing for the common core.

S6009 - Sponsor Memo

S6009 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6009

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 11, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to truth in  testing  for
  the common core

  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 article 7-B to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 7-B
                  TRUTH IN TESTING FOR THE COMMON CORE
SECTION 349-A. DEFINITIONS.
        349-B REPORTING.
        349-C INDEPENDENT AUDIT.
  S 349-A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "TEST" OR "COMMON CORE STATE TEST" MEANS ANY STATE CREATED,  DEVEL-
OPED OR ADMINISTERED TEST GIVEN IN NEW YORK STATE TO STUDENTS IN ENGLISH
LANGUAGE  ARTS  AND MATHEMATICS THAT TEST STUDENTS' KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
RELATING TO COMMON CORE STANDARDS.
  2. "COMMON CORE" MEANS THE NEW YORK STATE P-12  COMMON  CORE  LEARNING
STANDARDS  (CCLS) FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND MATHEMATICS ON WHICH NEW
YORK STATE COMMON CORE TESTS WILL BE BASED.
  3. "COMMISSIONER" MEANS THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION OF THE STATE  OF
NEW YORK.
  4. "TEST SUBJECT" MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL TO WHOM A TEST IS ADMINISTERED.
  5.  "TEST  AGENCY"  MEANS  AN  ORGANIZATION, ASSOCIATION, CORPORATION,
PARTNERSHIP OR INDIVIDUAL THAT DEVELOPS, SPONSORS OR ADMINISTERS A TEST;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT BE INCLUDED WITHIN  THE
DEFINITION OF A TEST AGENCY FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S  349-B. REPORTING. THE COMMISSIONER, BEGINNING JULY FIRST, TWO THOU-
SAND FOURTEEN AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, SHALL REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13261-01-3

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