senate Bill S311

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of education to study and report on the provision of services to public school students in grades 8 through 12 by guidance counselors

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1807
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2019 referred to education

S311 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6433
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5369, A8077
2015-2016: S2866, A6844
2017-2018: S2105, A6373

S311 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of education to study and report on the provision of services to public school students in grades 8 through 12 by guidance counselors.

S311 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S311 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   311

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to direct the commissioner of education to examine, evaluate  and
  make  recommendations  on  the  provision of services by public school
  guidance counselors to students in grades 8 through 12

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

  Section  1.  The commissioner of education is hereby directed to exam-
ine, evaluate and make recommendations on the provision of  services  to
public  school  students  in grades 8 through 12 by guidance counselors.
Such commissioner shall study, with particular care:
  (a) the ratio of guidance counselors to students in grades  8  through
12, by public school, school district and statewide;
  (b)  the  amount  of  time  each  guidance  counselor spends with each
student in grades 8 through 12 during a school year, by  public  school,
school district and statewide;
  (c)  the number of students in grades 8 through 12 each guidance coun-
selor interviews during a  school  quarter,  by  public  school,  school
district and statewide;
  (d)  the  number  of  students in each grade that are interviewed by a
guidance counselor during a school quarter,  by  public  school,  school
district and statewide;
  (e)  the  services guidance counselors provide to students in grades 8
through 12, by public school and school district;
  (f) the number of hours guidance counselors are available to  students
in  grades  8  through  12  each  school  day,  by public school, school
district and statewide;
  (g) the types and frequency of guidance counselor services that should
be provided to public school students in grades 8 through 12.

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

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