Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to education
|May 23, 2023
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 11, 2023
referred to education
Senate Bill S1402
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S1402 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S1402 (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.
2023-S1402 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1402 SPONSOR: LIU TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring that instruction in public schools aligned to the Culturally Responsive-Sus- taining Education Framework SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the education law by adding a new section 801-b to require CRSE framework in public schools in order to foster student engagement, learning, and growth. It also stipulates for the commission- er to assist public schools in providing CRSE instruction. Section 2 provides the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: One of the first steps in remedying the historical inequities in exist- ing structures and institutions in New York is through education. The
2023-S1402 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1402 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2023 ___________ 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, 2024. 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. LBD02925-01-3
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