|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to education|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to education|
senate Bill S273
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S273 (ACTIVE) - Details
S273 (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.
S273 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S273 SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a culturally responsive education curriculum and standards; and making an appropriation therefor PURPOSE: To create culturally responsive education curriculum for all schools, including elementary schools, junior high schools, and senior high schools. Cultural responsiveness will support students' cultural, linguistic and racial experiences; in order for students to gain full benefits of the diversity of New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISION: Section 1 of the bill adds a new section 804-e, culturally responsive education curriculum and standards. The commissioner shall promulgate
S273 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 273 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ 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 Educa- tion 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 RESPONSIVE EDUCATION MUST BE A PART OF THE DAILY SCHOOLING EXPERIENCES OF ALL STUDENTS; AND CULTURAL RESPONSIVENESS WILL PREPARE EDUCATORS TO RELATE ASPECTS OF STUDENTS' DAILY LIVES TO THE CURRICULUM. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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