senate Bill S253

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to creating the career and practical education pathway to a high school diploma

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Finance Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Mar 13, 2017 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2017 referred to education

Votes

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May 9, 2017 - Education committee Vote

S253
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
8
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S253 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7158
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7541, A10511

S253 - Summary

Relates to creating the career and practical education pathway to a high school diploma.

S253 - Sponsor Memo

S253 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   253

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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  creating  the  career
  and practical education pathway to a high school diploma

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 817 to
read as follows:
  S 817. CAREER AND PRACTICAL EDUCATION PATHWAY TO A HIGH SCHOOL  DIPLO-
MA.  1.  A.  A  CAREER  AND  PRACTICAL EDUCATION (CPE) PATHWAY TO A HIGH
SCHOOL DIPLOMA IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. A CPE PATHWAY TO A  DIPLOMA,  MADE
AVAILABLE BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL:
  (I) RESULT IN A GENERAL DIPLOMA;
  (II)  DIFFER  FROM  THE  TRADITIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO A GENERAL DIPLOMA
WITH RESPECT TO REQUIRED ASSESSMENTS, EXCEPT AS  OTHERWISE  REQUIRED  BY
FEDERAL LAW; AND
  (III) BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS, INCLUDING STUDENTS WITH DISA-
BILITIES AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS.
  B.  A  CPE  PATHWAY  TO  A DIPLOMA SHALL BE BASED ON A COURSE OF STUDY
DESIGNED TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH PRACTICAL  KNOWLEDGE  AND  SKILLS  AND
SHALL  DEMONSTRATE  THAT THE STUDENT IS READY FOR A CAREER AS DETERMINED
BY REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS. A CPE PATHWAY TO A DIPLOMA SHALL
INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (I) COMPLETION OF A CPE COURSE OF STUDY;
  (II) COMPLETION OF SCHOOL GIVEN FINAL EXAMS;
  (III) COMPLETION OF WORK-BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCES AS PROVIDED BY THE
STATE APPROVED PROGRAM; AND
  (IV) COMPLETION OF A WORK-SKILLS EMPLOYABILITY PROFILE.
  C. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,  A  CAREER  AND  PRACTICAL  EDUCATION
SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, A COURSE OF STUDY IN THE FOLLOWING

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

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