assembly Bill A2173

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to admission to a specialized high school in the city of New York

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Jun 18, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jan 22, 2019 referred to education

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A2173 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2590-h, add §2590-h-1, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9064
2013-2014: A4204
2015-2016: A6379
2017-2018: A10427

A2173 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to admission to a special high school in the city of New York.

A2173 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2173

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARRON, BLAKE, DAVILA, PERRY, SIMON, STECK, COOK,
  PICHARDO, TAYLOR, RIVERA, PRETLOW, DE LA ROSA, TITUS, DICKENS, WRIGHT,
  VANEL,  BICHOTTE, JOYNER, SOLAGES, ARROYO, WOERNER, THIELE, FERNANDEZ,
  MOSLEY, GOTTFRIED, EPSTEIN, WILLIAMS -- read once and referred to  the
  Committee on Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to admission to the
  specialized high schools in the city of New York

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

  Section  1.    Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 2590-h of the
education law, as amended by chapter 345 of the laws of 2009, is amended
to read as follows:
  (b) all specialized [senior] high schools. The  [special]  SPECIALIZED
high schools shall include the [present] schools known as[:]
  The  Bronx  High  School  of Science, Stuyvesant High School, Brooklyn
Technical High School, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of  Music  [and
the  Arts  in  the  borough of Manhattan] & ART AND PERFORMING ARTS, and
such [further] ADDITIONAL schools [which the city board  may  designate]
AS  MAY BE DESIGNATED BY THE CHANCELLOR from time to time. The [special]
SPECIALIZED HIGH schools shall be  permitted  to  maintain  a  discovery
program  in  accordance with the law in effect on the date preceding the
effective date of this section; PROVIDED THAT  THE  REQUIREMENT  THAT  A
STUDENT  WHO  IS  CONSIDERED FOR THE DISCOVERY PROGRAM ATTEND AND PASS A
PREPARATORY PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL,  DEMON-
STRATING  THEREBY  HIS  OR  HER  ABILITY  TO  SUCCESSFULLY COPE WITH THE
SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM, SHALL REFER TO A PROGRAM THAT CAN  TAKE
PLACE  DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR OR THE SUMMER; admissions to the [special]
SPECIALIZED HIGH schools shall be conducted in accordance with [the  law
in  effect  on  the  date  preceding the effective date of this] section
TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED NINETY-H-L OF THIS ARTICLE;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00037-01-9

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