assembly Bill A7013

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the takeover and restructuring of struggling and persistently struggling schools

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 11, 2015 tabled
vetoed memo.283
Nov 30, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s4921
May 04, 2015 referred to education
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 30, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.273
Apr 29, 2015 reported
Apr 17, 2015 referred to education

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A7013 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4921
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง211-f, Ed L

A7013 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the takeover and restructuring of struggling and persistently struggling schools.

A7013 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7013

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NOLAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  the  takeover  and
  restructuring of struggling schools

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

  Section 1. Section 211-f of the education law, as added by  section  1
of subpart H of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of 2015, is amended to
read as follows:
  S  211-f.  Takeover and restructuring [failing] OF STRUGGLING schools.
1.  Eligibility for appointment of an external receiver.  (a)  [Failing]
STRUGGLING schools. The commissioner shall designate as [failing] STRUG-
GLING  each  of  the  schools that has been identified under the state's
accountability system to be among the lowest achieving five  percent  of
public  schools  in  the  state  (priority  schools)  for at least three
consecutive school years, or identified as a "priority school"  in  each
applicable  year  of  such  period  except  one school year in which the
school was not identified because of an approved closure plan  that  was
not implemented, based upon measures of student achievement and outcomes
and  a  methodology  prescribed  in the regulations of the commissioner,
provided that this list shall not include schools within a  special  act
school district as defined in subdivision eight of section four thousand
one  of  this chapter or schools chartered pursuant to article fifty-six
of this chapter. Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (c)  of  this
subdivision,  and pursuant to regulations promulgated by the commission-
er, a school designated as [failing]  STRUGGLING  under  this  paragraph
shall  be  eligible  for receivership under this section upon a determi-
nation by the commissioner.
  (b) Persistently [failing] STRUGGLING schools. Based upon measures  of
student  achievement  and  outcomes  and a methodology prescribed in the
regulations of the commissioner, the  commissioner  shall  designate  as

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10534-01-5