senate Bill S6604A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the Blue Ribbon Commission on 21st Century and Curriculum

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2014 print number 6604a
amend and recommit to education
Feb 12, 2014 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

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S6604 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8844A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 7-B §§349-a - 349-e, Ed L

S6604 - Summary

Establishes the Blue Ribbon Commission on 21st Century and Curriculum.

S6604 - Sponsor Memo

S6604 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6604

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ZELDIN, BALL -- 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  Blue  Ribbon
  Commission

  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
      BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ON 21ST CENTURY TESTING AND CURRICULUM
SECTION 349-A. DEFINITIONS.
        349-B. BLUE  RIBBON  COMMISSION  ON  21ST  CENTURY  TESTING  AND
                 CURRICULUM.
        349-C. SUSPENSION OF COMMON CORE TESTING.
        349-D. SUSPENSION OF COMMON CORE CURRICULUM.
        349-E. WAIVER FROM RACE TO THE TOP OBLIGATIONS RELATED TO COMMON
                 CORE.
  S 349-A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "COMMISSION" SHALL MEAN THE BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ON 21ST CENTURY
TESTING AND CURRICULUM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  2. "COMMON CORE CURRICULUM" SHALL MEAN  ANY  CURRICULUM  DEVELOPED  IN
FURTHERANCE  OF  THE  COMMON  CORE  ACADEMIC  STANDARDS DEVELOPED BY THE
NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION CENTER FOR BEST PRACTICES AND THE COUNCIL
OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS.
  3. "COMMON CORE  STATE  TEST"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  STATE  OR  CONSORTIUM
CREATED,  DEVELOPED  OR  ADMINISTERED  TEST  GIVEN  IN NEW YORK STATE TO
STUDENTS  IN  GRADES  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  THROUGH  TWELVE  THAT  TESTS   A
STUDENT'S KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS RELATING TO THE COMMON CORE CURRICULUM.
  4. "CONSORTIUM" SHALL MEAN THE SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT CONSORTIUM,
THE  PARTNERSHIP FOR ASSESSMENT OF READINESS FOR COLLEGE AND CAREERS, OR
ANY OTHER ORGANIZATION, ENTITY, OR GROUP DEVELOPING  STANDARDIZED  TESTS
BASED OFF OF THE COMMON CORE CURRICULUM.
  S  349-B.  BLUE  RIBBON COMMISSION ON 21ST CENTURY TESTING AND CURRIC-
ULUM. 1. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED THE  BLUE  RIBBON  COMMISSION  ON  21ST

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

Co-Sponsors

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S6604A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8844A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 7-B §§349-a - 349-e, Ed L

S6604A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the Blue Ribbon Commission on 21st Century and Curriculum.

S6604A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6604A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6604--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ZELDIN, AVELLA, BALL, BOYLE, DILAN, FARLEY, GRIFFO,
  LATIMER, MARCHIONE, MAZIARZ, ROBACH, YOUNG -- read twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Educa-
  tion -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law,  in relation to the Blue Ribbon
  Commission

  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
      BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ON 21ST CENTURY TESTING AND CURRICULUM
SECTION 349-A. DEFINITIONS.
        349-B. BLUE  RIBBON  COMMISSION  ON  21ST  CENTURY  TESTING  AND
                 CURRICULUM.
        349-C. SUSPENSION OF COMMON CORE TESTING.
        349-D. SUSPENSION OF COMMON CORE CURRICULUM.
        349-E. WAIVER FROM RACE TO THE TOP OBLIGATIONS RELATED TO COMMON
                 CORE.
  S 349-A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "COMMISSION" SHALL MEAN THE BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION ON 21ST  CENTURY
TESTING AND CURRICULUM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  2.  "COMMON  CORE  CURRICULUM"  SHALL MEAN ANY CURRICULUM DEVELOPED IN
FURTHERANCE OF THE COMMON  CORE  ACADEMIC  STANDARDS  DEVELOPED  BY  THE
NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION CENTER FOR BEST PRACTICES AND THE COUNCIL
OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS.
  3.  "COMMON  CORE  STATE  TEST"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY  STATE OR CONSORTIUM
CREATED, DEVELOPED OR ADMINISTERED TEST  GIVEN  IN  NEW  YORK  STATE  TO
STUDENTS   IN  GRADES  PRE-KINDERGARTEN  THROUGH  TWELVE  THAT  TESTS  A
STUDENT'S KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS RELATING TO THE COMMON CORE CURRICULUM.
  4. "CONSORTIUM" SHALL MEAN THE SMARTER BALANCED ASSESSMENT CONSORTIUM,
THE PARTNERSHIP FOR ASSESSMENT OF READINESS FOR COLLEGE AND CAREERS,  OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13090-09-4

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