assembly Bill A9926

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for home instruction

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Apr 19, 2022 referred to education

A9926 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3204, Ed L

A9926 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Deems home instruction which is compliant with the provisions of 8 NYCRR 100.10 to be substantially equivalent in amount and quality to the instruction given to students of like age and attainments at the public schools of the city or district where the student resides.

A9926 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9926
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to home instruction
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraphs (iv) and (v) of subdivision 2 of section 3204 of
 the education law are renumbered paragraphs (v) and (vi) and a new para-
 graph (iv) is added to read as follows:
   (IV)  (A) FOR PURPOSES OF CONSIDERING SUBSTANTIAL EQUIVALENCE PURSUANT
 TO THIS SUBDIVISION FOR INSTRUCTION PROVIDED  AT  HOME  TO  STUDENTS  OF
 COMPULSORY  SCHOOL  ATTENDANCE  AGE,  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  DEEM  HOME
 INSTRUCTION TO BE SUBSTANTIALLY EQUIVALENT IN AMOUNT AND QUALITY TO  THE
 INSTRUCTION  GIVEN TO STUDENTS OF LIKE AGE AND ATTAINMENTS AT THE PUBLIC
 SCHOOLS OF THE CITY OR DISTRICT  WHERE  THE  STUDENT  RESIDES  WHEN  THE
 PARENT  OR  PERSON  IN A PARENTAL RELATION WITH THE STUDENT HAS COMPLIED
 WITH 8 NYCRR 100.10.
   (B) ONCE A FAMILY HAS FULFILLED THE OBLIGATIONS OF HOME INSTRUCTION AS
 SET FORTH IN SUBPARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS PARAGRAPH TO COMPLETE HIGH SCHOOL,
 THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS  SHALL  PROMPTLY  PROVIDE  THE  PARENT  OR
 STUDENT  WITH A LETTER CERTIFYING THE STUDENT'S SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF
 HOME INSTRUCTION THAT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY EQUIVALENT TO THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
 OF SUCH CITY OR DISTRICT, AND PROVIDED FURTHER THAT, UPON  REQUEST  FROM
 AN  INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION, THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS SHALL
 IMMEDIATELY PROVIDE AN OFFICIAL COPY OF SUCH LETTER OF SUBSTANTIAL EQUI-
 VALENCE TO THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
   (C) AS USED IN THIS PARAGRAPH, "INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION" SHALL
 MEAN ANY INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION RECOGNIZED AND APPROVED BY  THE
 REGENTS,  THE  UNIVERSITY  OF  THE STATE OF NEW YORK OR REGULATED BY THE
 BUREAU OF PROPRIETARY SCHOOL SUPERVISION  WHICH  PROVIDES  A  COURSE  OF
 STUDY  LEADING  TO THE GRANTING OF A POST-SECONDARY DEGREE OR DIPLOMA OR
 CERTIFICATE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD15390-01-2