SB 1962 (2021) -  Educational Instruction on African-American History

by Cruz
Revising the required instruction relating to African-American history to include certain information on present-day racial injustices and hardships; requiring the Department of Education to contract with the Commissioner of Education’s African American History Task Force in developing a specific framework for such instruction; requiring the task force to submit its recommendations to the commissioner and the State Board of Education by a specified date; requiring each school district to annually certify, beginning on a specified date, that it has met certain requirements, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2021
Last Event: 04/30/21 S Died in Education on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

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  • Education
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
  • Appropriations

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Education Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Education Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 219 Time: 03/10/2021 - 11:56 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 219 Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:52 PM Member: Committee: Education Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 03/01/2021 - 11:25 AM Member: Committee: Version: __