senate Bill S8924

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires that instruction in public schools aligned to the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Apr 29, 2022 referred to education

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Education committee Vote

S8924
9
5
committee
9
Aye
5
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Education Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

excused (1)

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S8924 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §801-b, Ed L

S8924 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires instruction in public schools aligned to the Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education Framework; requires the commissioner of education to update learning standards on an ongoing basis and provide technical assistance and resources to aid public schools in providing such instruction.

S8924 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8924 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8924
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. LIU, JACKSON -- 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  requiring  that
   instruction  in  public  schools aligned to the Culturally Responsive-
   Sustaining Education Framework
 
   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 801-b
 to read as follows:
   §  801-B.  INSTRUCTION  RELATED  TO  CULTURALLY  RESPONSIVE-SUSTAINING
 EDUCATION.  1. INSTRUCTION ALIGNED TO THE CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE-SUSTAIN-
 ING  EDUCATION  (CRSE)  FRAMEWORK  IS  REQUIRED FOR ALL PUPILS IN PUBLIC
 SCHOOLS IN ORDER TO AFFIRM CULTURAL IDENTITIES; FOSTER POSITIVE ACADEMIC
 OUTCOMES; DEVELOP STUDENTS' ABILITIES TO CONNECT ACROSS LINES OF DIFFER-
 ENCE; ELEVATE HISTORICALLY MARGINALIZED VOICES; AND CONTRIBUTE TO  INDI-
 VIDUAL STUDENT ENGAGEMENT, LEARNING, GROWTH, AND ACHIEVEMENT THROUGH THE
 CULTIVATION OF CRITICAL THINKING.
   2.  SUBJECT  TO  ONGOING  APPROPRIATION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL UPDATE
 LEARNING STANDARDS ON AN ONGOING BASIS AND PROVIDE TECHNICAL  ASSISTANCE
 AND  RESOURCES TO AID PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN PROVIDING SUCH INSTRUCTION WHICH
 SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED  TO:  THE  HISTORY  OF  DIVERSE  GROUPS
 ACROSS  RACE,  SOCIAL,  CLASS,  GENDER,  LANGUAGE,  SEXUAL  ORIENTATION,
 NATIONALITY, RELIGION AND ABILITY; THE HISTORY AND CIVIC IMPACT OF ASIAN
 AMERICAN, AMERICA'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, AFRICAN AMERICAN, MUSLIM  AMERI-
 CAN, HISPANIC, LATINX AND CARIBBEAN AMERICANS, AND THE HOLOCAUST.
   §  2. This act shall take effect on September 1, 2023. Effective imme-
 diately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation
 necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective  date  are
 authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15556-01-2


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