assembly Bill A10197

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to screening for gifted and talented students

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Mar 22, 2018 referred to education

A10197 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7984
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2240, S3542

A10197 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires school districts to screen for gifted and talented students and provides the parents or guardians of such students the option to opt out of such screening.

A10197 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10197

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 22, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  school  districts
  screening for gifted and talented students

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 57 to read as follows:
  57. A. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS  TO  SCREEN
FOR  GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS. SUCH STUDENTS SHALL BE SCREENED PRIOR
TO ENTERING THIRD GRADE.
  B. SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE OF  SUCH  SCREENING  TO  EACH
STUDENT  AND  TO THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF EACH STUDENT ENROLLED IN SUCH
SCHOOL DISTRICT.  THE NOTICE SHALL:
  (I) BE PRINTED IN A CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS MANNER  AND  SHALL  DESCRIBE
SUCH SCREENING METHODS; AND
  (II)  GIVE  THE  PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF SUCH STUDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO
OPT OUT OF SUCH SCREENING BY CHECKING THE BOX "DO NOT SCREEN MY CHILD".
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15128-03-8

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