assembly Bill A4407A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding access to advanced courses to improve educational equity

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jun 04, 2021 print number 4407a
Jun 04, 2021 amend and recommit to education
Feb 04, 2021 referred to education

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A4407 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1111
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9697, S7600

A4407 - Summary

Relates to expanding access to advanced courses to improve educational equity beginning with notification to parents and students on the benefits and opportunities offered as well as automatic enrollment opportunities.

A4407 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4407
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PEOPLES-STOKES, JEAN-PIERRE -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  expanding  access  to
   advanced courses to improve educational equity
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 817 to
 read as follows:
   § 817. EXPANDING ACCESS TO ADVANCED  COURSES  TO  IMPROVE  EDUCATIONAL
 EQUITY.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   A. "ADVANCED COURSE" MEANS AS  FOLLOWS:  (I)  IN  MIDDLE  SCHOOL,  ANY
 COURSE  THAT  LEADS  TO  A  HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL REGENTS EXAMINATION OR ANY
 HONORS, GIFTED, OR ACCELERATED COURSE; AND  (II)  IN  HIGH  SCHOOL,  ANY
 HONORS, GIFTED, ACCELERATED, ADVANCED PLACEMENT, INTERNATIONAL BACCALAU-
 REATE, OR DUAL OR CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT COURSE OR PROGRAM.
   B.  "EARLY  COLLEGE  AND  CAREER EXPERIENCES" MEANS DUAL OR CONCURRENT
 ENROLLMENT COURSES  AND  PROGRAMS,  WORK-BASED  LEARNING  OPPORTUNITIES,
 APPRENTICESHIPS,  AND  COURSES  OR  EXAMINATIONS FOR WHICH A STUDENT MAY
 EARN COLLEGE CREDIT OR AN INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED CERTIFICATION.
   C. "EDUCATIONAL AGENCY" MEANS A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR  PUBLIC  ELEMENTARY
 OR SECONDARY SCHOOL.
   D.  "PARENT"  MEANS  A  PARENT,  LEGAL GUARDIAN, OR PERSON IN PARENTAL
 RELATION TO A STUDENT.
   2. PROVIDING TRANSPARENCY AND SUPPORT FOR PARENTS AND  STUDENTS.    A.
 STARTING  WITH  THE  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-ONE--TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO
 SCHOOL YEAR, EACH EDUCATIONAL AGENCY SHALL ANNUALLY PROVIDE NOTIFICATION
 TO PARENTS AND STUDENTS OF THE BENEFITS AND THE OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE
 EDUCATIONAL AGENCY OF PARTICIPATING IN ADVANCED COURSES AND OTHER  EARLY
 COLLEGE AND CAREER EXPERIENCES.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03699-01-1

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A4407A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1111
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9697, S7600

A4407A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to expanding access to advanced courses to improve educational equity beginning with notification to parents and students on the benefits and opportunities offered as well as automatic enrollment opportunities.

A4407A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4407--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES, JEAN-PIERRE, PICHARDO, JACKSON,
   LAWLER, CRUZ -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Education
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  expanding  access  to
   advanced courses to improve educational equity
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 817 to
 read as follows:
   § 817. EXPANDING ACCESS TO ADVANCED  COURSES  TO  IMPROVE  EDUCATIONAL
 EQUITY.  1.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED  IN THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   A. "ADVANCED COURSE" MEANS AS  FOLLOWS:  (I)  IN  MIDDLE  SCHOOL,  ANY
 COURSE  THAT  LEADS  TO  A  HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL REGENTS EXAMINATION OR ANY
 HONORS, GIFTED, OR ACCELERATED COURSE; AND  (II)  IN  HIGH  SCHOOL,  ANY
 HONORS, GIFTED, ACCELERATED, ADVANCED PLACEMENT, INTERNATIONAL BACCALAU-
 REATE,  DUAL  OR  CONCURRENT  ENROLLMENT  COURSE  OR PROGRAM, WORK-BASED
 LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES, APPRENTICESHIPS, AND COURSES OR EXAMINATIONS FOR
 WHICH A STUDENT  MAY  EARN  COLLEGE  CREDIT  OR  AN  INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED
 CERTIFICATION.
   B.  "PARENT"  MEANS  A  PARENT,  LEGAL GUARDIAN, OR PERSON IN PARENTAL
 RELATION TO A STUDENT.
   2. PROVIDING TRANSPARENCY AND SUPPORT FOR PARENTS AND  STUDENTS.    A.
 STARTING  WITH  THE  TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE
 SCHOOL YEAR, EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT  AND  CHARTER  SCHOOL  SHALL  ANNUALLY
 PROVIDE  NOTIFICATION  TO  PARENTS  AND STUDENTS OF THE BENEFITS AND THE
 OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE DISTRICT OR CHARTER SCHOOL OF PARTICIPATING  IN
 ADVANCED COURSES.
   B.  FOR  STUDENTS  IN GRADES FIVE THROUGH SIX, SUCH NOTIFICATION SHALL
 INCLUDE:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.