senate Bill S5589A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the Blue Ribbon Commission on 21st Century and Curriculum

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 01, 2016 print number 5589a
Feb 01, 2016 amend and recommit to education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
May 15, 2015 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S5589 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 7-B §§349-a - 349-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6604

S5589 - Summary

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

S5589 - Sponsor Memo

S5589 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5589

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07575-03-5

Co-Sponsors

S5589A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 7-B §§349-a - 349-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6604

S5589A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5589A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5589A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5589--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Education -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07575-04-6

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