Connecticut Seal

General Assembly



February Session, 2012

LCO No. 4238



Offered by:


REP. GIULIANO, 23rd Dist.


To: Subst. House Bill No. 5348

File No. 442

Cal. No. 339

Strike section 4 in its entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"Sec. 4. Subsection (d) of section 10-16b of the 2012 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

(d) The State Board of Education shall make available curriculum materials and such other materials as may assist local and regional boards of education in developing instructional programs pursuant to this section. The State Board of Education, within available appropriations and utilizing available resource materials, shall assist and encourage local and regional boards of education to include: (1) Holocaust and genocide education and awareness; (2) the historical events surrounding the Great Famine in Ireland; (3) African-American history; (4) Puerto Rican history; (5) Native American history; (6) personal financial management; (7) training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of automatic external defibrillators; and [(7)] (8) topics approved by the state board upon the request of local or regional boards of education as part of the program of instruction offered pursuant to subsection (a) of this section. "