assembly Bill A6450

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring all required literacy classes for teachers to include the structured multisensory approach

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Mar 07, 2019 referred to education

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A6450 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4342
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L

A6450 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring the commissioner of education to establish and enforce rules and regulations to incorporate the structured multisensory approach into the already required literacy curriculum for all teachers.

A6450 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6450

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 7, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the incorpo-
  ration of the  structured  multisensory  approach  into  all  required
  literacy courses for prospective teachers

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 57 to read as follows:
  57. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH AND ENFORCE RULES AND REGULATIONS
REQUIRING EVERY INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION THAT OFFERS  A  GRADUATE
OR  UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE OR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM IN EDUCATION OR EDUCA-
TIONAL ADMINISTRATION LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE TO INCORPORATE  EVIDENCE-
BASED,  EFFECTIVE  METHODS  OF  TEACHING  READING,  WHICH  SHALL INCLUDE
INSTRUCTION IN DIRECT AND EXPLICIT STRUCTURED  MULTISENSORY  APPROACHES,
ALSO  KNOWN AS STRUCTURED LITERACY, WITHIN THE CURRENT REQUIRED LITERACY
CURRICULUM.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10261-03-9