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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to education|
senate Bill S1396
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- In Committee
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S1396 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S1396 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to notification of discharge from attendance upon instruction PURPOSE: This legislation will enable the collection of more detailed data of student discharges. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 3211(4) is amended to require principals to give additional information to the city or district school authorities of the discharge or transfer of students. The information will contain a clear breakdown of all discharges and dropouts for students age 21 and under, the reasons they left the public school system, a demographic and racial breakdown, the number enrolled in GED programs, the number of ELL students and special education students that were discharged, and what support or services were offered before discharge. A new subdivision 5 is added to require that all school districts submit this data to the State Education Department. The State Education Department will provide a report to the legislature by November 30 of each year. EXISTING LAW:
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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