assembly Bill A7510

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to admission to the specialized high schools in the city of New York

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May 12, 2021 referred to education

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A7510 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2590-h, Ed L

A7510 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to admission to the specialized high schools in the city of New York; removes the discovery program admission process.

A7510 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7510
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. BENEDETTO, BARRON, BICHOTTE HERMELYN -- read once
   and referred 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 DESIG-
 NATED BY THE CHANCELLOR from time to time[. The special 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;  admis-
 sions  to  the special schools shall be conducted in accordance with the
 law in effect on the date preceding the effective date of this section];
   § 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:
   (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 DESIG-
 NATED BY THE CHANCELLOR from time to time[. The special schools shall be
 permitted to maintain a discovery program in accordance with the law  in

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