senate Bill S3812

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires school districts to establish programs for gifted and twice-exceptional pupils

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Jan 27, 2017 referred to education

S3812 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3142
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §4454, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3301
2013-2014: S3389, A4745
2015-2016: S2923, A4265

S3812 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that school districts establish a gifted and talented program for gifted and twice-exceptional pupils; establishes guidelines as to the development of such programs and the identification of gifted and twice-exceptional pupils.

S3812 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3812 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

    S. 3812                                                  A. 3142

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, AUBRY, JAFFEE, TITONE --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  MAGNARELLI, McDONOUGH -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  school
  districts  to  establish  programs  for  gifted  and twice-exceptional
  pupils

  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 4454
to read as follows:
  § 4454. GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAM.  1. EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT IN  THIS
STATE  SHALL  ESTABLISH  A DISTRICT-WIDE GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAM FOR
PUPILS WHO MEET THE CRITERIA ESTABLISHED IN SUBDIVISION ONE  OF  SECTION
FORTY-FOUR  HUNDRED  FIFTY-TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, AND SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE
FOR ENSURING THAT APPROPRIATE INSTRUCTIONAL ADAPTATIONS  INCLUDING,  BUT
NOT  LIMITED  TO  GIFTED  IEPS (GIEPS) DEVELOPED BY CERTIFIED GIFTED AND
TALENTED LEARNING SPECIALISTS, DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION, CONTACT TIME,
SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT,  ACADEMIC  GUIDANCE  AND  COUNSELING,  AND
CONTENT-BASED ACCELERATION, ARE DESIGNED AND DELIVERED FOR SUCH PUPILS.
  2.  EACH  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  SHALL  ESTABLISH AN ONGOING IDENTIFICATION
PROCESS FOR GIFTED PUPILS, INCLUDING TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL PUPILS, INITIATED
IN PRE-KINDERGARTEN AND REVIEWED  ANNUALLY  THROUGH  GRADE  TWELVE.  THE
SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL ENSURE THAT THE IDENTIFICATION METHODOLOGY EMPLOYS
MULTIFACETED  CRITERIA  CONSISTENT  WITH  RECOMMENDED  PRACTICES  IN THE
FIELD,  AND  IS  DEVELOPMENTALLY  APPROPRIATE,  NON-DISCRIMINATORY,  AND
RELATED TO THE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES OFFERED.
  3.  THE  DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT WITH CURRICULUM
FRAMEWORKS WHICH SHALL SUGGEST A VARIETY OF  ACTIVITIES  AND  STRATEGIES

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

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