senate Bill S6832

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Allows parents, legal guardians, or school districts to opt children with an individualized education program out of the "common core standards" and certain testing

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Mar 17, 2014 referred to education

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S6832 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9253A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4402, Ed L

S6832 - Summary

Allows parents, legal guardians or school districts to opt children with an individualized education program out of the "common core standards" and certain testing.

S6832 - Sponsor Memo

S6832 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6832

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LATIMER, TKACZYK -- 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  allowing  school
  districts to opt children with an individualized education program out
  of the "common core standards" and certain testing

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

  Section 1. Section 4402 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. A. ANY PARENT, LEGAL GUARDIAN OR SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY ELECT TO OPT A
CHILD  WITH AN ESTABLISHED INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP) OUT OF
ANY STANDARDIZED TEST, INCLUDING THE "COMMON CORE STANDARDS",  OR  THOSE
TESTS  ADMINISTERED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER ONE HUNDRED THREE OF THE LAWS OF
TWO THOUSAND TEN. THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE GUIDED IN ITS DECISION TO
EXEMPT SUCH CHILD FROM SUCH TESTS BY THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE  WHICH
ESTABLISHED THE INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM.
  B.  THE  DISTRICT, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE
WHO ESTABLISHED THE INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM OF A CHILD  WHO  IS
OPTED-OUT  OF A TEST SHALL NOTE IN THE RECORDS OF SUCH CHILD THE REASONS
WHY THE CHILD WAS EXEMPTED FROM TAKING SUCH TEST AND SHALL ALSO IDENTIFY
HOW THE CHILD SHALL BE TAUGHT, SUCH AS USING  EXISTING  NEW  YORK  STATE
STANDARDS  AND  METHODOLOGIES,  IN  A  MANNER  THAT  IS  APPROPRIATE AND
CONSISTENT WITH THE CHILD'S INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14385-02-4

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