A08347 Summary:

SAME ASNo same as
Add S805, Ed L
Requires the development of standards and objectives for media literacy for grades k-12.
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A08347 Actions:

01/09/2014referred to education
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A08347 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 9, 2014
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  media  literacy  in
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 805 to
     2  read as follows:

     3    § 805. Media literacy. The  department  shall  develop  standards  and
     4  objectives  for  media  literacy for grades kindergarten through twelve,
     5  inclusive, within the existing curriculum.  The  department  shall  make
     6  available  to  school  districts  a  list  of  resources  to  aid in the
     7  selection of materials and resources that contain substantive provisions
     8  on media literacy, and will ensure that approved media literacy training
     9  opportunities are made available for professional  development  programs
    10  for teachers in the state.
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        A                                                          LBD13089-01-3
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