senate Bill S6568

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to charter schools and extending provisions of law relating to the New York city board of education

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view actions (8)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2017 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1507
Jun 04, 2017 referred to rules


S6568 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2852, 2854 & 2851, Ed L; amd §34, Chap 91 of 2002; amd §17, Chap 345 of 2009

S6568 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to returning surrendered, revoked, or terminated charters to the statewide pool to be reissued, adjusting the percentage of uncertified teachers that may be employed by a charter school and extending provisions of law relating to the New York city board of education, chancellor, community councils, and community superintendents.

S6568 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6568 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 4, 2017

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  charter  schools;  to
  amend  chapter  91 of the laws of 2002, amending the education law and
  other laws relating to reorganization of  the  New  York  city  school
  construction  authority,  board  of education and community boards, in
  relation to the effectiveness thereof; and to amend chapter 345 of the
  laws of 2009, amending the education law and other  laws  relating  to
  the  New  York city board of education, chancellor, community councils
  and community superintendents, in relation to the effectiveness there-


  Section  1.    Subdivision  9 of section 2852 of the education law, as
amended by section 2 of subpart A of part B of chapter 20 of the laws of
2015, is amended to read as follows:
  9. The total number of charters issued pursuant to this article state-
wide shall not exceed four hundred sixty. (a) All charters issued on  or
after  July first, two thousand fifteen and counted toward the numerical
limits established by this subdivision shall be issued by the  board  of
regents  upon  application  directly  to  the board of regents or on the
recommendation of the board of trustees of the state university  of  New
York  pursuant  to  a competitive process in accordance with subdivision
nine-a of this section; PROVIDED THAT A CITY  OF  ONE  MILLION  OR  MORE
AVAILABLE IN EACH YEAR. [Fifty of such charters issued on or after  July
first,  two thousand fifteen, and no more, shall be granted to a charter
for a school to be located in a city having a population of one  million
or  more.]  The  failure of any body to issue the regulations authorized
pursuant to this article shall not affect the  authority  of  a  charter
entity  to  propose  a  charter  to the board of regents or the board of

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


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