senate Bill S1366

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Feb 21, 2017 committee discharged and committed to education
Jan 09, 2017 referred to health

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S1366 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4367
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3204, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7629, A9947
2019-2020: S6589
2021-2022: S1983

S1366 (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.

S1366 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1366 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1366

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. CARLUCCI, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

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)

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

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