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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to education|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to education|
senate Bill S852
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S852 (ACTIVE) - Details
S852 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S852 SPONSOR: BENJAMIN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: To establish a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers in schools. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. The education law is amended to add a new article 25 that establishes a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers within schools. School districts may apply to participate in the pilot program by submitting a proposal that has an overall goal of facilitating peace- ful resolutions to student conflicts. The commissioner of education may
S852 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 852 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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 establishing a pilot program for peace/conflict resolution centers; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Title 1 of the education law is amended by adding a new article 25 to read as follows: ARTICLE 25 PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM SECTION 1220. PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM. § 1220. PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION CENTERS WITHIN SCHOOL DISTRICTS. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SELECT UP TO FIVE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PILOT PROGRAM, PROVIDED AT LEAST ONE CENTER ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE LOCATED IN A CITY WITH A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE. THE PILOT PROGRAM SHALL BEGIN WITH THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE SCHOOL YEAR. 2. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE PILOT PROGRAM, A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL SUBMIT A PROPOSAL TO THE COMMISSIONER WITH THE GOAL OF FACILITATING PEACEFUL RESOLUTIONS TO STUDENT CONFLICTS, AND INCLUDE METHODS TO ACHIEVE THE FOLLOWING GOALS: (A) PROVIDE FOR THE SUPERVISED PEER MEDI- ATION OF CONFLICTS; (B) DEVELOP PUPIL LEADERSHIP SKILLS; AND (C) PROMOTE PEACEFUL ATMOSPHERES IN SCHOOLS AND THE SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES. NOTH- ING IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL PREVENT A PROPOSAL FOR A COLLABORATION TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICES IN COLLABORATION WITH BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCA- TIONAL SERVICES. EACH PEACE/CONFLICT RESOLUTION SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE FOR AT LEAST TWO FULL SCHOOL YEARS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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