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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to education|
|Feb 08, 2011||referred to education|
senate Bill S3075
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S3075 - Details
S3075 - Summary
Establishes a parent and student training center within the City University of New York.
S3075 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3075 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a parent and student training center within the City University of New York PURPOSE: Adds section 2590-v to the Education Law to create parent and student training centers operated by the City University of New York for all five boroughs. The parent and student training centers will design and implement programs for parental engagement within public schools, by conducting training and support programs for parents to increase their capacity to participate in school governance. The centers will also conduct outreach to increase parental diversity in school governance, assist parents and students in interacting with city school personal and developing an understanding of the New York Department of Education. Priority in designing and implementing programs will be given to schools with low academic achievement or with a high density of English language learning students. JUSTIFICATION: When parent participation is facilitated, there is a notable
S3075 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3075 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 8, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HUNTLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a parent and student training center within the City University of New York THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 2590-v to read as follows: S 2590-V PARENT TRAINING. 1. THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK SHALL OPERATE A PARENT AND STUDENT TRAINING CENTER, KNOWN AS THE PARENT TRAIN- ING CENTER ("CENTER") FOR THE SUPPORT AND TRAINING OF PARENTS OR PERSONS IN PARENTAL RELATION TO A STUDENT OR STUDENTS ATTENDING PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK. SUCH TRAINING SHALL OCCUR IN EACH OF THE FIVE BOROUGHS. THE CENTER SHALL DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS FOR PARENT ENGAGEMENT WITHIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, COORDINATING, WHERE APPROPRIATE, WITH THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. THE CENTER SHALL: (A) CONDUCT TRAINING AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR PARENTS IN ORDER TO INCREASE THEIR CAPACITY TO PARTICIPATE IN AND ENGAGE WITH LOCAL, DISTRICT, AND CITY-WIDE SCHOOL GOVERNANCE AND PARTICIPATORY STRUCTURES DESIGNED TO SUPPORT AND INCLUDE PARENTAL AND STUDENT INPUT INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAMS, COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUNCILS, DISTRICT LEADERSHIP TEAMS, PARENT ASSOCIATIONS, CITY-WIDE COUNCILS AND OTHER EXISTING FORMAL GOVERNANCE AND PARTICIPATORY STRUCTURES DESIGNED TO SUPPORT AND INCLUDE PARENTAL AND STUDENT INPUT; (B) CONDUCT OUTREACH AND RECRUITMENT TO INCREASE DIVERSITY IN THE ABOVE LISTED GOVERNANCE AND PARTICIPATORY STRUCTURES TO BETTER REFLECT THE DIVERSE COMPOSITION OF THE REPRESENTED COMMUNITY, WITH AN EMPHASIS ON PROVIDING RESOURCES AND TRAINING IN COMMUNITY DISTRICTS WHERE GRADU- ATION AND RETENTION RATES ARE IN THE LOWER HALF OF THE CITY-WIDE GRADU- ATION AND RETENTION RATES; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02692-01-1
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