|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to education|
senate Bill S1524
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1524 - Details
S1524 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1524 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring each school district to include the percentage of its budget spent on instructional expenses in its school district report card PURPOSE: This bill would require that each school district include the percentage of its budget spent on instructional expenses in its school district report card. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The education law is amended to require that each school district include the percentage of its budget spent on instructional expenses in its school district report card. Section 10 defines Instructional Expenses and is taken from the current New York State Education Department Regulations. JUSTIFICATION: In a global, information-age economy, young Americans will not enjoy a first class economic future without a first class education today. The climate for success begins and ends in the classroom. Regardless of the county or school district students live
S1524 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1524 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- 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 requiring each school district to include the percentage of its budget spent on instruc- tional expenses in its school district report card THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 1608 of the education law, as amended by section 5 of part A of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows: 6. Each year, the board of education shall prepare a school district report card, pursuant to regulations of the commissioner, and shall make it publicly available by transmitting it to local newspapers of general circulation, appending it to copies of the proposed budget made publicly available as required by law, making it available for distribution at the annual meeting, and otherwise disseminating it as required by the commissioner. Such report card shall include measures of the academic performance of the school district, on a school by school basis, and measures of the fiscal performance of the district, as prescribed by the commissioner, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE PERCENTAGE OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET THAT IS SPENT ON INSTRUCTIONAL EXPENSES. Pursu- ant to regulations of the commissioner, the report card shall also compare these measures to statewide averages for all public schools, and statewide averages for public schools of comparable wealth and need, developed by the commissioner. Such report card shall include, at a minimum, any information on the school district regarding pupil perform- ance and expenditure per pupil required to be included in the annual report by the regents to the governor and the legislature pursuant to section two hundred fifteen-a of this chapter; and any other information required by the commissioner. School districts (i) identified as having EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.