assembly Bill A7084

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the common core parental refusal act

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Apr 04, 2017 referred to education

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A7084 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2091
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A6025, S4161

A7084 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the common core parental refusal act.

A7084 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7084

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CURRAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to enacting the "common
  core parental refusal act"

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

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "common core parental refusal act".
  § 2. Section 305 of the education law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 51-b to read as follows:
  51-B.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ENSURE  THAT  SCHOOL DISTRICTS NOTIFY
PARENTS OF STUDENTS IN GRADES  THREE  THROUGH  EIGHT,  EITHER  BY  EMAIL
AND/OR  A MAILED LETTER, THAT SUCH STUDENTS MAY REFUSE TO PARTICIPATE IN
ALL STATE TESTING PROVIDED BY PEARSON OR ANY OTHER STATE  TESTING  BASED
ON  COMMON  CORE  STANDARDS.  SUCH NOTIFICATION SHALL BE GIVEN NO SOONER
THAN FOURTEEN DAYS AND NO LATER THAN SEVEN DAYS PRIOR TO  THE  SCHEDULED
ADMINISTRATION  OF  SUCH  TESTING.    SUCH  NOTIFICATION  SHALL  READ AS
FOLLOWS:
  "IT IS THE RIGHT OF EVERY PARENT TO DIRECT THE UPBRINGING  AND  EDUCA-
TION  OF  THEIR CHILDREN. PARENTS MAY REFUSE TO PERMIT THEIR CHILDREN TO
TAKE STATE TESTING PROVIDED BY PEARSON OR ANY OTHER STATE TESTING  BASED
ON COMMON CORE STANDARDS. PARENTS WHO REFUSE TO PERMIT THEIR CHILDREN TO
TAKE  SUCH  TESTS MAY FILL OUT AND RETURN THE ATTACHED FORM. NO PUNITIVE
MEASURES MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST STUDENTS WHO REFUSE TO PARTICIPATE IN SUCH
TESTING, NOR SHALL STUDENTS WHO DO PARTICIPATE IN SUCH  TESTING  RECEIVE
ANY INCENTIVE OR REWARD FOR DOING SO."
  THE  TEXT  OF  SUCH  NOTIFICATION  SHALL  BE POSTED ON SCHOOL DISTRICT
WEBSITES.
  THE RESPONSE FORM, WHICH SHALL BE CONTAINED WITHIN  THE  NOTIFICATION,
SHALL READ AS FOLLOWS:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02223-01-7

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