assembly Bill A6379A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to admission to a special high school in the city school district in a city having a population of one million or more

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2016 held for consideration in education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Mar 25, 2015 print number 6379a
Mar 25, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to education
Mar 20, 2015 referred to education

A6379 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1787
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-g & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9064, S6589
2013-2014: A4204, S1827
2017-2018: A10427, S8503
2019-2020: A2173, S1415

A6379 - Summary

Relates to admission to a special high school in the city school district in a city having a population of one million or more.

A6379 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6379

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARRON -- read once and referred 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 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,  CULMINATED  STUDENT  PORTFOLIO, TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS 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
supervision or the administration of the  operations  of  such  schools.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01898-02-5

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A6379A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1787
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-g & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9064, S6589
2013-2014: A4204, S1827
2017-2018: A10427, S8503
2019-2020: A2173, S1415

A6379A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to admission to a special high school in the city school district in a city having a population of one million or more.

A6379A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6379--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARRON -- read once and referred 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 in a city having a  population
  of one million or more

  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,  CULMINATED  STUDENT  PORTFOLIO, TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS 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,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01898-03-5

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