S04342 Summary:

BILL NOS04342
 
SAME ASSAME AS A06450
 
SPONSORBROOKS
 
COSPNSRGALLIVAN, KENNEDY, KRUEGER
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 305, Ed L
 
Relates to requiring the commissioner of education to establish and enforce rules and regulations to incorporate the structured multisensory approach into the already required literacy curriculum for all teachers.
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S04342 Actions:

BILL NOS04342
 
03/07/2019REFERRED TO EDUCATION
05/08/2019COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO HIGHER EDUCATION
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S04342 Committee Votes:

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S04342 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S04342 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          4342
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      March 7, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- 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 the incorpo-
          ration of the  structured  multisensory  approach  into  all  required
          literacy courses for prospective teachers

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
     2  subdivision 57 to read as follows:
     3    57. The commissioner shall establish and enforce rules and regulations
     4  requiring every institution of higher education that offers  a  graduate
     5  or  undergraduate degree or certification program in education or educa-
     6  tional administration located within the state to incorporate  evidence-
     7  based,  effective  methods  of  teaching  reading,  which  shall include
     8  instruction in direct and explicit structured  multisensory  approaches,
     9  also  known as structured literacy, within the current required literacy
    10  curriculum.
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    12  have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10261-03-9
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