senate Bill S1787A

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
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Apr 15, 2015 print number 1787a
Apr 15, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to education
Mar 19, 2015 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 14, 2015 referred to education

S1787 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6379
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-g & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6589, A9064
2013-2014: S1827, A4204
2017-2018: S8503, A10427
2019-2020: S1415, A2173

S1787 (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.

S1787 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1787 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1787

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2015
                               ___________

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 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
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.
                                                           LBD01898-01-5

S1787A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6379
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-g & 2590-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6589, A9064
2013-2014: S1827, A4204
2017-2018: S8503, A10427
2019-2020: S1415, A2173

S1787A (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.

S1787A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1787A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1787--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2015
                               ___________

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 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,
which  shall  not  be  construed  to require or authorize the day-to-day
supervision or the administration of the  operations  of  such  schools.

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