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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to education|
|Feb 08, 2019||referred to education|
senate Bill S3517
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3517 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3517 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3517 SPONSOR: CARLUCCI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to full day kindergarten PURPOSE OF THE BILL: This bill expands the full day kindergarten conversion aid to a five year transition program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends section 3602 of the education law as it relates to expanded full day kindergarten conversion aid. The enhanced incentive will provide school districts that have half day or no kinder- garten programs in the 2016-17 school year with funding over a five year period to transition to full day. The aid would be equal to the current conversion aid in the first year, 80% of the aid in year two, 60% of the aid in year three, 40% of the aid in year four and 20% of the aid in year five.
S3517 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3517 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 8, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 full day kindergarten THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 3602 of the education law, as amended by section 9 of part A of chapter 57 of the laws of 2013 and paragraph c as added by section 12 of part CCC of chapter 59 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: 9. Aid for conversion to full day kindergarten. School districts may make available full day kindergarten programs for all children wishing to attend such programs. a. For aid payable in the [two thousand seven--two thousand eight] TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY school year and thereafter, school districts which provided any half-day kindergarten programs or had no kindergarten programs in the [nineteen hundred ninety-six--nine- ty-seven] TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN--TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN school year [and in the base year], and which have not received an apportionment pursuant to this paragraph in any prior school year, shall be eligible for FIVE YEAR TRANSITION aid. THE AID IN THE FIRST YEAR OF FULL DAY KINDERGARTEN TRANSITION IS equal to the product of the district's selected foundation aid calculated pursuant to subdivision four of this section multiplied by the positive difference resulting when the full day kindergarten enrollment of children attending programs in the district in the base year is subtracted from such enrollment in the current year. THE REMAIN- ING TRANSITION AID SHALL BE APPORTIONED AS FOLLOWS: I. AID IN YEAR TWO SHALL EQUAL EIGHTY PERCENT OF THE AID RECEIVED BY THE DISTRICT IN YEAR ONE. II. AID IN YEAR THREE SHALL EQUAL SIXTY PERCENT OF THE AID RECEIVED BY THE DISTRICT IN YEAR ONE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06249-01-9
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