Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to new york city education
|Jun 14, 2019||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S6510
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee New York City Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S6510 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S6510 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6510 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law and the administra- tive code of the city of New York, in relation to authorizing the chan- cellor of the city district to control and operate certain specialized high schools in the city of New York and to establish a commission on middle school achievement; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration thereof PURPOSE: Creates additional New York City specialized high schools; by the 2020- 2021 academic year, guarantees the availability of free specialized high school admissions test tutoring services to all students; by the 2020-2021 academic year, requires eligible eighth grade public school students to take the specialized high school admissions test ("SHSAT") but with the ability to opt-out; by the 2020-2021 academic year, creates new Gifted and Talented programs for elementary and middle school students and requires eligible students to take the Gifted and Talented admissions exam; mandates the New York City Department of Education shall conduct additional outreach concerning specialized high schools
2019-S6510 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6510 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the education law and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to authorizing the chancellor of the city district to control and operate certain specialized high schools in the city of New York and to establish a commission on middle school achievement; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2590-a of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 11 to read as follows: 11. SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS TEST. THE TERM "SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL ADMISSIONS TEST" SHALL MEAN THE COMPETITIVE, OBJECTIVE AND SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT EXAMINATION REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION TO SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOLS PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED NINETY-G OF THIS ARTICLE IN EFFECT PRIOR TO THE THIRTY-FIRST OF MARCH, NINETEEN HUNDRED NINETY-SEVEN. § 2. 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. (I) The [special] SPECIALIZED high schools shall include the present schools known as: (A) 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, BROOKLYN LATIN SCHOOL, HIGH SCHOOL FOR MATH, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING AT CITY COLLEGE, HIGH SCHOOL FOR AMER- ICAN STUDIES AT LEHMAN COLLEGE, QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL FOR SCIENCES AT YORK COLLEGE, AND STATEN ISLAND TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL; and EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13382-01-9
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