senate Bill S1111A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding access to advanced courses to improve educational equity

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jun 03, 2021 print number 1111a
Jun 03, 2021 amend and recommit to education
Jan 07, 2021 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S1111 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4407
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7600, A9697

S1111 - 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.

S1111 - Sponsor Memo

S1111 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1111
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LIU  --  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  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

Co-Sponsors

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S1111A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4407
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7600, A9697

S1111A (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.

S1111A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1111A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1111--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. LIU, BROUK, RAMOS -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and  when  printed  to  be  committed 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.

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