assembly Bill A410

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to screening for gifted and talented students

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

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A410 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4278
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10197, S7984
2019-2020: A2240, S3542

A410 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires school districts to screen for gifted and talented students and provides the parents or guardians of such students the option to opt out of such screening.

A410 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    410
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Education
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to school districts
   screening for gifted and talented students

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 57 to read as follows:
   57.  A.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO SCREEN
 FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS. SUCH STUDENTS SHALL BE SCREENED  PRIOR
 TO ENTERING THIRD GRADE.
   B.  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  SHALL  PROVIDE NOTICE OF SUCH SCREENING TO EACH
 STUDENT AND TO THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF EACH STUDENT ENROLLED  IN  SUCH
 SCHOOL DISTRICT.  THE NOTICE SHALL:
   (I)  BE  PRINTED  IN A CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS MANNER AND SHALL DESCRIBE
 SUCH SCREENING METHODS; AND
   (II) GIVE THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF SUCH STUDENT  THE  OPPORTUNITY  TO
 OPT OUT OF SUCH SCREENING BY CHECKING THE BOX "DO NOT SCREEN MY CHILD".
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03236-01-1