assembly Bill A10304

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to charter schools

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May 20, 2016 referred to education

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A10304 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7703
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง2851, 2854, 2855 & 2857, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A3791
2019-2020: A3289
2021-2022: A3598

A10304 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the establishment, organization, and administration of charter schools.

A10304 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10304

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 20, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. BRENNAN, ABINANTI, BRINDISI, DINOWITZ, DUPREY,
  GALEF, GOTTFRIED, MILLER, MURRAY, SIMON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. RAIA, RAMOS, SCHIMEL, THIELE --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to charter schools

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (h) of subdivision  2  of  section  2851  of  the
education  law, as added by chapter 4 of the laws of 1998, is amended to
read as follows:
  (h) The rules and procedures by which  students  may  be  disciplined,
including  but  not  limited to expulsion or suspension from the school,
which shall be consistent with the requirements of [due process] SECTION
THIRTY-TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER and with  federal  laws  and
regulations  governing  the placement of students with disabilities, AND
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED  FIFTY-FOUR
OF  THIS  ARTICLE.  THE APPLICATION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE A CODE OF CONDUCT
CONSISTENT WITH SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 2851 of the education law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph (f) to read as follows:
  (F) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWEN-
TY-EIGHT  HUNDRED  FIFTY-THREE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE, AN AUDIT REPORT BY AN
INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT OR INDEPENDENT PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT
ON THE OPERATIONS OF THE CHARTER SCHOOL, INCLUDING COMPLIANCE  WITH  THE
APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER AND THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION
LAW,  AND  WITH  ALL  OTHER  APPLICABLE  LAWS,  REGULATIONS  AND CHARTER
PROVISIONS.
  S 3. Section 2851 of the education law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION,
NO CHARTER SHALL BE RENEWED IF THE CHARTER SCHOOL HAS FAILED TO:
  (A)  MEET  THE  STUDENT  ACHIEVEMENT  GOALS FOR THE SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAM, AS REQUIRED IN THE APPLICATION;
  (B) IMPROVE STUDENT LEARNING AND ACHIEVEMENT; OR

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