senate Bill S1827A

2013-2014 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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
May 22, 2013 print number 1827a
amend and recommit to education
Apr 16, 2013 defeated in education
Mar 11, 2013 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

Votes

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Apr 16, 2013 - Education committee Vote

S1827
6
11
committee
6
Aye
11
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1827 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4204A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-g & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6589, A9062, A9064

S1827 - 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.

S1827 - Sponsor Memo

S1827 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1827

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- 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 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 added 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

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

S1827A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4204A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-g & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6589, A9062, A9064

S1827A (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.

S1827A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1827A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1827--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be  committed  to the Committee on Education -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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 ADMISSION TO
THE  SPECIAL  HIGH  SCHOOLS OF THE CITY DISTRICT, WHICH SHALL CONSIST OF
MULTIPLE MEASURES OF STUDENT MERIT INCLUDING THE GRADE POINT AVERAGES OF
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 added 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

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

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