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General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2018

LCO No. 4326

   
 

*SB0034504326SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.

 

To: Senate Bill No. 345

File No. 288

Cal. No. 160

"AN ACT CONCERNING CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION IN CONNECTICUT SCHOOLS."

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (d) of section 10-16b of the 2018 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2018):

(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, including, but not limited to, financial literacy as developed in the plan provided under section 10-16pp; (7) training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of automatic external defibrillators; (8) labor history and law, including organized labor, the collective bargaining process, existing legal protections in the workplace, the history and economics of free market capitalism and entrepreneurialism, and the role of labor and capitalism in the development of the American and world economies; (9) history and original intent of the United States Constitution; and [(9)] (10) 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."

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

October 1, 2018

10-16b(d)