assembly Bill A8435

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates 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

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Jul 03, 2019 referred to education

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A8435 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6510
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-a & 2590-h, Ed L; add §21-974.1, NYC Ad Cd

A8435 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the chancellor of the city district to control and operate certain specialized high schools in the city of New York and establishes a commission on middle school achievement; and provides for the repeal of certain provisions upon the expiration thereof.

A8435 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8435

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              July 3, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ABBATE, COLTON -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

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