senate Bill S1396

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the notification in writing of discharge or transfer of minors from attendance upon instruction and the reporting of such data to the legislature

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S1396 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3211, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S997
2009-2010: S1291

S1396 - Summary

Requires the notification in writing of discharge or transfer of minors from attendance upon instruction and the reporting of such data to the legislature; the notification shall include a breakdown of all discharges and dropout of students under 21, reasons therefor, demographics and racial breakdown of all discharged students, the number of students enrolled in GED programs, the number of special education students discharged, the number of English language learner students who have been discharged and what support services were offered before discharge.

S1396 - Sponsor Memo

S1396 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1396

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MONTGOMERY, DIAZ, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law,  in relation to notification of
  discharge from attendance upon instruction

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of  section  3211 of the education law is
amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
  4. Duties of principal or person in charge of  the  instruction  of  a
minor.  The  principal  of  a  school,  or other person in charge of the
instruction upon which a minor attends, as provided by THIS part [one of
this article], shall cause the record of his OR  HER  attendance  to  be
kept  and  produced  and  all  appropriate inquiries in relation thereto
answered as hereinbefore required. He OR SHE shall give prompt notifica-
tion in writing to the school authorities of the city or district of the
discharge or transfer of any such minor from  attendance  upon  instruc-
tion,  stating  the  date  of  the discharge, its cause, the name of the
minor, his OR HER date of birth, his OR HER place of residence prior  to
and  following  discharge,  if such place of residence be known, and the
name of the person in parental relation to the minor, A CLEAR  BREAKDOWN
OF  ALL  DISCHARGES AND DROPOUTS FOR STUDENTS AGED TWENTY-ONE AND UNDER,
AND THE REASONS THEY ARE NO LONGER IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM, A  DEMO-
GRAPHIC  AND  RACIAL BREAKDOWN OF ALL DISCHARGED STUDENTS, THE NUMBER OF
STUDENTS UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE WHO ARE SEEKING OR ENROLLED IN  GED
PROGRAMS, THE NUMBER OF DISCHARGED STUDENTS AND THEIR EDUCATIONAL STATUS
PRIOR  TO BEING DISCHARGED, THE NUMBER OF ALL SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS
WHO WERE DISCHARGED,  THE  NUMBER  OF  ENGLISH  LANGUAGE  LEARNER  (ELL)
STUDENTS  WHO  HAVE  BEEN  DISCHARGED, AND WHAT SUPPORT OR SERVICES WERE
OFFERED TO THE STUDENT BEFORE DISCHARGE.

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

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