senate Bill S7629A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires a state standards report to be filed by all non-public schools

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 28, 2016 print number 7629a
Sep 28, 2016 amend and recommit to education
May 11, 2016 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S7629 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9947
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3204, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1366, A4367
2019-2020: S6589
2021-2022: S1983

S7629 - Summary

Provides that the office of non-public school services shall create and revise a document titled the state standards report which is to be completed by the superintendent of every school district for each non-public school in such district, and which will assist and guide the school district in determining that all resident children attending a school other than a public school receive instruction from competent teachers and is at least substantially equivalent to the instruction given to minors of like age and attainments at the public schools where the minor resides; makes related provisions.

S7629 - Sponsor Memo

S7629 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7629

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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  requiring  a  state
  standards report to be filed by all non-public schools

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

  Section 1. Section 3204 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. OFFICE OF NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL SERVICES. (A) THE OFFICE OF NON-PUBL-
IC  SCHOOL SERVICES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT SHALL VERIFY NO LATER THAN THE
FIRST OF AUGUST OF EACH YEAR ENDING IN AN EVEN NUMBER THAT EVERY  SCHOOL
DISTRICT  HAS  SUBMITTED  A  CERTIFIED  STATE  STANDARDS  REPORT FOR THE
PRECEDING TWO YEARS. THE  STATE  STANDARDS  REPORT  SHALL  CERTIFY  THAT
INSTRUCTION GIVEN TO ALL MINORS ELSEWHERE THAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS WITHIN THE
SCHOOL  DISTRICT IS AT LEAST SUBSTANTIALLY EQUIVALENT TO THE INSTRUCTION
GIVEN TO MINORS OF LIKE AGE AND ATTAINMENTS AT THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE
CITY OR DISTRICT WHERE THE MINOR RESIDES AND  SHALL  BE  SIGNED  BY  THE
SUPERINTENDENT  OF SCHOOLS AND APPROVED BY MAJORITY VOTE OF THE BOARD OF
EDUCATION.
  (B) THE OFFICE OF NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL SERVICES SHALL CREATE AND REVISE A
DOCUMENT TITLED THE STATE STANDARDS REPORT. THE STATE STANDARDS  REPORT,
WHICH  IS TO BE COMPLETED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT
FOR EACH NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL IN SUCH DISTRICT, WILL ASSIST AND  GUIDE  THE
SCHOOL  DISTRICT  IN  DETERMINING THAT ALL RESIDENT CHILDREN ATTENDING A
SCHOOL OTHER THAN A PUBLIC SCHOOL  RECEIVE  INSTRUCTION  FROM  COMPETENT
TEACHERS  AND  IS  AT  LEAST SUBSTANTIALLY EQUIVALENT TO THE INSTRUCTION
GIVEN TO MINORS OF LIKE AGE AND ATTAINMENTS AT THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS  WHERE
THE MINOR RESIDES.
  (C)  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE A REPORT, ON OR BEFORE THE FIRST OF
SEPTEMBER OF EACH YEAR ENDING IN AN EVEN NUMBER, TO  BE  POSTED  ON  THE
DEPARTMENT  WEBSITE,  WHICH  DETAILS  THE  FOLLOWING:  (I)  WHICH SCHOOL
DISTRICTS HAVE FAILED TO SUBMIT THE STATE STANDARDS REPORT;  (II)  WHICH
SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  HAVE  SUBSTANTIALLY  EQUIVALENT INSTRUCTION IN ALL OF
THEIR NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS; (III)  WHICH  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  DO  NOT  HAVE

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

Co-Sponsors

S7629A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9947
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3204, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1366, A4367
2019-2020: S6589
2021-2022: S1983

S7629A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that the office of non-public school services shall create and revise a document titled the state standards report which is to be completed by the superintendent of every school district for each non-public school in such district, and which will assist and guide the school district in determining that all resident children attending a school other than a public school receive instruction from competent teachers and is at least substantially equivalent to the instruction given to minors of like age and attainments at the public schools where the minor resides; makes related provisions.

S7629A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7629A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7629--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, KRUEGER -- 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 requiring a state
  standards report to be filed by all non-public schools

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

  Section  1.  Section  3204 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A. OFFICE OF NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL SERVICES. (A) THE OFFICE OF NON-PUBL-
IC SCHOOL SERVICES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT SHALL VERIFY NO LATER THAN  THE
FIRST  OF AUGUST OF EACH YEAR ENDING IN AN EVEN NUMBER THAT EVERY SCHOOL
DISTRICT HAS SUBMITTED  A  CERTIFIED  STATE  STANDARDS  REPORT  FOR  THE
PRECEDING  TWO  YEARS.  THE  STATE  STANDARDS  REPORT SHALL CERTIFY THAT
INSTRUCTION GIVEN TO ALL MINORS ELSEWHERE THAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS WITHIN THE
SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AT LEAST SUBSTANTIALLY EQUIVALENT TO THE  INSTRUCTION
GIVEN TO MINORS OF LIKE AGE AND ATTAINMENTS AT THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE
CITY  OR  DISTRICT  WHERE  THE  MINOR RESIDES AND SHALL BE SIGNED BY THE
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS AND APPROVED BY MAJORITY VOTE OF THE BOARD  OF
EDUCATION.
  (B) THE OFFICE OF NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL SERVICES SHALL CREATE AND REVISE A
DOCUMENT  TITLED THE STATE STANDARDS REPORT. THE STATE STANDARDS REPORT,
WHICH IS TO BE COMPLETED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EVERY SCHOOL  DISTRICT
FOR  EACH  NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL IN SUCH DISTRICT, WILL ASSIST AND GUIDE THE
SCHOOL DISTRICT IN DETERMINING THAT ALL RESIDENT  CHILDREN  ATTENDING  A
SCHOOL  OTHER  THAN  A  PUBLIC SCHOOL RECEIVE INSTRUCTION FROM COMPETENT
TEACHERS AND IS AT LEAST SUBSTANTIALLY  EQUIVALENT  TO  THE  INSTRUCTION
GIVEN  TO MINORS OF LIKE AGE AND ATTAINMENTS AT THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS WHERE
THE MINOR RESIDES.
  (C) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE A DISTRICT COMPLIANCE REPORT,  ON  OR
BEFORE  THE FIRST OF SEPTEMBER OF EACH YEAR ENDING IN AN EVEN NUMBER, TO
BE POSTED ON THE DEPARTMENT WEBSITE, WHICH DETAILS  THE  FOLLOWING:  (I)
WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE FAILED TO SUBMIT THE STATE STANDARDS REPORT;

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

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