senate Bill S2937A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a culturally responsive education curriculum and standards; appropriation

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
Sep 20, 2019 print number 2937a
Sep 20, 2019 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 30, 2019 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

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S2937 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3648
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11321
2021-2022: S273

S2937 - Summary

Establishes a culturally responsive education curriculum and standards; requires all school districts, charter schools and private schools to integrate culturally responsive education throughout the education of all students at all grade levels; establishes a pilot program in culturally responsive education; appropriates $25,000,000 therefor.

S2937 - Sponsor Memo

S2937 - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 2937                                                  A. 3648

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. MYRIE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by  M.  of A. RICHARDSON, DICKENS, ARROYO,
  RIVERA, PRETLOW,  COOK,  JEAN-PIERRE,  TITUS,  BICHOTTE,  SIMON,  KIM,
  REYES,  CRUZ,  CRESPO,  EPSTEIN,  ORTIZ, DE LA ROSA, FRONTUS, SOLAGES,
  LAVINE, FERNANDEZ, HUNTER, RAYNOR, PICHARDO, BLAKE, RODRIGUEZ,  VANEL,
  RAMOS,  PERRY,  ROMEO,  DAVILA, JACOBSON, BRONSON, TAYLOR -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend  the  education  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  a
  culturally  responsive  education curriculum and standards; and making
  an appropriation therefor

  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 804-e
to read as follows:
  § 804-E. CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE EDUCATION CURRICULUM AND STANDARDS.  1.
CULTURALLY  RESPONSIVE  EDUCATION RULES AND REGULATIONS. (A) THE COMMIS-
SIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION  OF
CULTURALLY  RESPONSIVE  EDUCATION  CURRICULUM  FOR ALL SCHOOLS INCLUDING
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS  AND  SENIOR  HIGH  SCHOOLS.  IN
FORMULATING  SUCH  REGULATIONS,  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  SEEK INPUT OF
PARENTS, STUDENTS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS.
  (B) IN FORMULATING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH (A)
OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL RECOGNIZE  THAT:  MORE  THAN
HALF  OF  NEW YORK STATE'S PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE STUDENTS OF COLOR;
EDUCATION THAT MAKES A CULTURAL CONNECTION WITH STUDENTS HAS BEEN  SHOWN
TO  IMPROVE  EDUCATIONAL  OUTCOMES; CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS ADVANCES AND
ACCELERATES  STUDENT  LEARNING  BY  HONORING  AND  SUPPORTING  STUDENTS'
CULTURAL,  LINGUISTIC  AND  RACIAL EXPERIENCES; IN ORDER FOR STUDENTS TO
GAIN THE FULL BENEFITS OF THE DIVERSITY OF NEW  YORK  STATE,  CULTURALLY

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

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S2937A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3648
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add §804-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11321
2021-2022: S273

S2937A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a culturally responsive education curriculum and standards; requires all school districts, charter schools and private schools to integrate culturally responsive education throughout the education of all students at all grade levels; establishes a pilot program in culturally responsive education; appropriates $25,000,000 therefor.

S2937A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2937A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 2937--A                                            A. 3648--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens.  MYRIE,  BAILEY,  BIAGGI,  COMRIE,
  GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, PARKER, PERSAUD, RAMOS, SALAZAR  --  read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by  M.  of A. RICHARDSON, DICKENS, ARROYO,
  RIVERA, PRETLOW,  COOK,  JEAN-PIERRE,  TITUS,  BICHOTTE,  SIMON,  KIM,
  REYES,  CRUZ,  CRESPO,  EPSTEIN,  ORTIZ, DE LA ROSA, FRONTUS, SOLAGES,
  LAVINE, FERNANDEZ, HUNTER, DARLING, PICHARDO, BLAKE, RODRIGUEZ, VANEL,
  RAMOS, PERRY, ROMEO, DAVILA, JACOBSON, BRONSON, TAYLOR, NIOU,  JOYNER,
  HYNDMAN,  JAFFEE  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Educa-
  tion -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law,  in  relation to establishing a
  culturally responsive education curriculum and standards;  and  making
  an appropriation therefor

  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  804-e
to read as follows:
  §  804-E. CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE EDUCATION CURRICULUM AND STANDARDS. 1.
CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE EDUCATION RULES AND REGULATIONS. (A)  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF
CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE EDUCATION CURRICULUM  FOR  ALL  SCHOOLS  INCLUDING
ELEMENTARY  SCHOOLS,  JUNIOR  HIGH  SCHOOLS  AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS. IN
FORMULATING SUCH REGULATIONS,  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  SEEK  INPUT  OF
PARENTS, STUDENTS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS.
  (B) IN FORMULATING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS REQUIRED BY PARAGRAPH (A)
OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL RECOGNIZE THAT: MORE THAN
HALF OF NEW YORK STATE'S PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE STUDENTS  OF  COLOR;

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

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