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SB 1962: Educational Instruction on African-American History


Educational Instruction on African-American History; 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: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 219
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 219
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Education