senate Bill S1011A

Provides for an apportionment to the Yonkers city school district based upon universal prekindergarten enrollment

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 05 / Jan / 2011
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 20 / Jan / 2012
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • 20 / Jan / 2012
    • PRINT NUMBER 1011A

Summary

Provides for an apportionment to the Yonkers city school district based upon universal prekindergarten enrollment.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9008
Versions:
S1011
S1011A
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
Yonkers, City of
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2009-2010: S7190, A10435
2011-2012: A2432

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S1011A

TITLE OF BILL:

An act
to provide an apportionment to the Yonkers city school district based
upon universal prekindergarten enrollment

PURPOSE:

To provide the Yonkers City School District with additional aid equal
to the District's Universal Prekindergarten enrollment for the
2011-2012 school year multiplied by the difference between the
District's selected Foundation Aid per pupil and the District's
Universal Prekindergarten Grant per pupil.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

This bill would add a new section to unconsolidated law to provide the
Yonkers City School District with additional aid equivalent to the
District's 2011-2012 Universal Prekindergarten enrollment multiplied
by the difference between the District's selected Foundation Aid per
pupil and the District's Universal Prekindergarten Grant per pupil.

JUSTIFICATION:

The Yonkers City School District has a fully implemented Universal
Prekindergarten Program in its schools that has been regarded as a
model for other districts and had a significant positive impact on
improving student performance in the District. This measure would
provide additional aid to the District in support of their commitment
to serving the needs of its prekindergarten population totaling $4.8
million.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2010 - S.7190 - Passed Senate
2011 - S.1011 - Local Government Committee

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

$4.8 million to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1011--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local  Government
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Government in accordance with
  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to provide an apportionment to the Yonkers city  school  district
  based upon universal prekindergarten enrollment

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary,
effective July 1, 2012, there shall be  an  apportionment  made  to  the
Yonkers  city  school  district,  and such apportionment shall be for an
amount equivalent to the base year total  of  universal  prekindergarten
pupils served multiplied by the value calculated by subtracting from the
selected  foundation  aid per pupil, the quotient calculated by dividing
the base year universal prekindergarten grant by the base year total  of
universal prekindergarten pupils.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04597-03-2

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