assembly Bill A3656

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Apr 21, 2015 held for consideration in education
Jan 27, 2015 referred to education

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A3656 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 7-B ยงยง349-a - 349-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A8844A

A3656 - Summary

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

A3656 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3656

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. RA, GRAF, McDONOUGH, KOLB, MURRAY -- read once
  and referred 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, INCLUDING THOSE DESIGNED BY ANY  COMMER-
CIAL ENTITY PURSUANT TO A CONTRACT WITH THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION.
  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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07575-02-5

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