senate Bill S7451

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting the use of examinations developed by Pearson Education Inc. or its affiliates

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May 15, 2014 referred to education

S7451 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง208-b, Ed L

S7451 - Summary

Relates to prohibiting the use of examinations developed by Pearson Education Inc. or its affiliates.

S7451 - Sponsor Memo

S7451 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7451

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

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 common core curriculum
  examinations

  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 208-b
to read as follows:
  S 208-B. COMMON CORE CURRICULUM EXAMINATIONS. THE DEPARTMENT  AND  ALL
SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  SHALL  CEASE TO USE EXAMINATIONS DEVELOPED BY PEARSON
EDUCATION, INC. OR ITS AFFILIATES AND TERMINATE ITS CONTRACTS WITH PEAR-
SON EDUCATION,  INC.  OR  ITS  AFFILIATES  TO  PLAN,  CONSULT,  DEVELOP,
PROVIDE,  ADMINISTER,  OR REVIEW NEW YORK STATE COMMON CORE STANDARDIZED
TESTS. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT ENTER INTO ANY NEW AGREEMENTS WITH PEAR-
SON EDUCATION, INC. OR ITS AFFILIATES FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  DEVELOPING
CURRICULUM,  OR  TESTS  WHETHER STANDARDIZED OR NOT, PURCHASING TESTS OR
ANY EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS.
  S 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15162-01-4

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