senate Bill S1415

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to admission to a special high school in the city of New York

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee New York City Education Committee


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Jan 15, 2019 committee discharged and committed to new york city education
Jan 14, 2019 referred to education

S1415 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate New York City Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2590-h, add §2590-h-1, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6589
2013-2014: S1827
2015-2016: S1787
2017-2018: S8503

S1415 - Summary

Relates to admission to a special high school in the city of New York.

S1415 - Sponsor Memo

S1415 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1415

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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  admission  to  the
  specialized high schools in the city of New York

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  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. The [special] SPECIALIZED
high schools shall include the [present] schools known as[:]
  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] & ART  AND  PERFORMING  ARTS,  and
such  [further]  ADDITIONAL schools [which the city board may designate]
AS MAY BE DESIGNATED BY THE CHANCELLOR from time to time. The  [special]
SPECIALIZED  HIGH  schools  shall  be  permitted to maintain a discovery
program in accordance with the law in effect on the date  preceding  the
effective  date  of  this  section; PROVIDED THAT THE REQUIREMENT THAT A
STUDENT WHO IS CONSIDERED FOR THE DISCOVERY PROGRAM ATTEND  AND  PASS  A
PREPARATORY  PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY THE SPECIALIZED HIGH SCHOOL, DEMON-
STRATING THEREBY HIS OR  HER  ABILITY  TO  SUCCESSFULLY  COPE  WITH  THE
SPECIALIZED  HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM, SHALL REFER TO A PROGRAM THAT CAN TAKE
PLACE DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR OR THE SUMMER; admissions to the  [special]
SPECIALIZED  HIGH schools shall be conducted in accordance with [the law
in effect on the date preceding the  effective  date  of  this]  section
TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED NINETY-H-L OF THIS ARTICLE;
  § 2. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 2590-h of the education
law,  as  amended by chapter 720 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read
as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00037-02-9

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