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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to new york city education|
|Mar 11, 2019||referred to new york city education|
senate Bill S4379
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee New York City Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4379 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate New York City Education
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §2590-w, Ed L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6107, A9159
2011-2012: S3075, A2973
2013-2014: S1333, A3614
2015-2016: S936, S3546, A5035
2017-2018: S610, S3083, A405
2021-2022: S4385, S6111, A193
S4379 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4379 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a parent and student training center within the City University of New York PURPOSE: Adds section 2590-v to the Education Law to create parent and student training centers operated by the City University of New York for all five boroughs. The parent and student training centers will design and implement programs for parental engagement within public schools, by conducting training and support programs for parents to increase their capacity to participate in school governance. The centers will also conduct outreach to increase parental diversity in school governance, assist parents and students in interacting with city school personal and developing an understanding of the New York Department of Education. Priority in designing and implementing programs will be given to schools with low academic achievement or with a high density of English language learning students.
S4379 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4379 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 11, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on New York City Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a parent and student training center within the City University of New York 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 2590-w to read as follows: § 2590-W. PARENT TRAINING. 1. THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK SHALL OPERATE A PARENT AND STUDENT TRAINING CENTER, KNOWN AS THE PARENT TRAIN- ING CENTER ("CENTER") FOR THE SUPPORT AND TRAINING OF PARENTS OR PERSONS IN PARENTAL RELATION TO A STUDENT OR STUDENTS ATTENDING PUBLIC SCHOOL IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK. SUCH TRAINING SHALL OCCUR IN EACH OF THE FIVE BOROUGHS. THE CENTER SHALL DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS FOR PARENT ENGAGEMENT WITHIN PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, COORDINATING, WHERE APPROPRIATE, WITH THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. THE CENTER SHALL: (A) CONDUCT TRAINING AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS FOR PARENTS IN ORDER TO INCREASE THEIR CAPACITY TO PARTICIPATE IN AND ENGAGE WITH LOCAL, DISTRICT, AND CITY-WIDE SCHOOL GOVERNANCE AND PARTICIPATORY STRUCTURES DESIGNED TO SUPPORT AND INCLUDE PARENTAL AND STUDENT INPUT INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SCHOOL LEADERSHIP TEAMS, COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUNCILS, DISTRICT LEADERSHIP TEAMS, PARENT ASSOCIATIONS, CITY-WIDE COUNCILS AND OTHER EXISTING FORMAL GOVERNANCE AND PARTICIPATORY STRUCTURES DESIGNED TO SUPPORT AND INCLUDE PARENTAL AND STUDENT INPUT; (B) CONDUCT OUTREACH AND RECRUITMENT TO INCREASE DIVERSITY IN THE ABOVE LISTED GOVERNANCE AND PARTICIPATORY STRUCTURES TO BETTER REFLECT THE DIVERSE COMPOSITION OF THE REPRESENTED COMMUNITY, WITH AN EMPHASIS ON PROVIDING RESOURCES AND TRAINING IN COMMUNITY DISTRICTS WHERE GRADU- ATION AND RETENTION RATES ARE IN THE LOWER HALF OF THE CITY-WIDE GRADU- ATION AND RETENTION RATES; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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