senate Bill S6472A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the common core state standards initiative and the race to the top program

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Feb 06, 2014 print number 6472a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 28, 2014 referred to education

S6472 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§115 & 116, Ed L

S6472 - Summary

Provides for a three year moratorium for the common core state standards initiative and the race to the top program; directs the department of education to prepare a curriculum in accordance with such common core standards and to instruct teachers to educate students.

S6472 - Sponsor Memo

S6472 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6472

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 the common core  state
  standards initiative and the race to the top program

  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 115 to
read as follows:
  S 115. COMMON CORE STATE  STANDARDS  INITIATIVE.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DISCONTINUE
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE COMMON  CORE  STATE  STANDARDS  DEVELOPED  BY  THE
COMMON  CORE  STATE STANDARDS INITIATIVE FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS.  ANY
ACTIONS TAKEN TO ADOPT OR IMPLEMENT THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS  ARE
VOID.  DURING  SUCH  TWO YEAR MORATORIUM, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PREPARE A
CURRICULUM IN ACCORDANCE WITH  SUCH  COMMON  CORE  STANDARDS  AND  SHALL
INSTRUCT TEACHERS TO EDUCATE STUDENTS.
  S  2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 116 to read
as follows:
  S 116. RACE TO THE TOP PROGRAM. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION  OF  LAW
TO  THE CONTRARY, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DISCONTINUE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE
RACE TO THE TOP STANDARDS DEVELOPED BY THE RACE TO THE TOP PROGRAM FOR A
PERIOD OF TWO YEARS. ANY ACTIONS TAKEN TO ADOPT OR IMPLEMENT THE RACE TO
THE TOP PROGRAM ARE VOID.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13731-01-4

S6472A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§115 & 116, Ed L

S6472A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for a three year moratorium for the common core state standards initiative and the race to the top program; directs the department of education to prepare a curriculum in accordance with such common core standards and to instruct teachers to educate students.

S6472A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6472A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6472--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 the common core state
  standards initiative and the race to the top program

  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 115 to
read as follows:
  S  115.  COMMON  CORE  STATE STANDARDS INITIATIVE. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
PROVISION OF LAW TO  THE  CONTRARY,  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  DISCONTINUE
IMPLEMENTATION  OF  THE  COMMON  CORE  STATE  STANDARDS DEVELOPED BY THE
COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS INITIATIVE FOR A PERIOD OF THREE YEARS.  ANY
ACTIONS TAKEN TO ADOPT OR IMPLEMENT THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS  ARE
VOID.  DURING SUCH THREE YEAR MORATORIUM, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PREPARE A
CURRICULUM IN ACCORDANCE WITH  SUCH  COMMON  CORE  STANDARDS  AND  SHALL
INSTRUCT TEACHERS TO EDUCATE STUDENTS.
  S  2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 116 to read
as follows:
  S 116. RACE TO THE TOP PROGRAM. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION  OF  LAW
TO  THE CONTRARY, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DISCONTINUE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE
RACE TO THE TOP STANDARDS DEVELOPED BY THE RACE TO THE TOP PROGRAM FOR A
PERIOD OF THREE YEARS. ANY ACTIONS TAKEN TO ADOPT OR IMPLEMENT THE  RACE
TO THE TOP PROGRAM ARE VOID.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13731-02-4

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