SB 1962: Educational Instruction on African-American History
GENERAL BILL by Cruz
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.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 219
• Introduced -SJ 219
• Died in Education
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