assembly Bill A9064

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the board of education of the city school district of the city of New York to establish standards for admission to special high schools

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Jan 20, 2012 referred to education

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A9064 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6589
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง2590-g & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A4204, S1827
2015-2016: A6379, S1787
2017-2018: A10427, S8503
2019-2020: A2173, S1415

A9064 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the board of education of the city school district of the city of New York to establish standards for admission to special high schools.

A9064 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9064

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CAMARA -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to admission to a special
  high school in the city school district of the city of New York

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 2590-g of the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  345  of  the  laws  of 2009, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. subject to the provisions of section twenty-five  hundred  ninety-i
of  this  article, maintain such jurisdiction over city-wide educational
policies governing the special, academic,  vocational,  and  other  high
schools  authorized  by  this article [before the effective date of this
section] as the respective community district education  councils  main-
tain  over  the  schools  within  their jurisdiction, which shall not be
construed to require or authorize  the  day-to-day  supervision  or  the
administration  of  the  operations of such schools.  PROVIDED, FURTHER,
THE CITY BOARD SHALL ESTABLISH PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS FOR  THE  ADMIS-
SION  TO  THE  SPECIAL  HIGH SCHOOLS OF THE CITY DISTRICT, INCLUDING THE
GRADE POINT AVERAGES OF  APPLICANTS,  PERSONAL  STATEMENTS  OF  INTEREST
SUBMITTED  BY  APPLICANTS AND SUCH OTHER FACTORS AS THE CITY BOARD SHALL
DETERMINE TO BE NECESSARY.
  S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 2590-g of the education law, as  amended
by chapter 720 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  subject  to the provisions of section twenty-five hundred ninety-i
of this article, maintain such jurisdiction over policies governing  the
special,  academic, vocational and other high schools authorized by this
article [before the effective date of this section]  as  the  respective
community  boards  maintain  over the schools within their jurisdiction,
which shall not be construed to  require  or  authorize  the  day-to-day
supervision  or  the  administration  of the operations of such schools.
PROVIDED, FURTHER, THE CITY BOARD SHALL ESTABLISH PROCEDURES AND  STAND-
ARDS FOR THE ADMISSION TO THE SPECIAL HIGH SCHOOLS OF THE CITY DISTRICT,
INCLUDING THE GRADE POINT AVERAGES OF APPLICANTS, PERSONAL STATEMENTS OF

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

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