senate Bill S1354

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of education to require public schools to report on compliance with art education instruction requirements

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1494
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jan 11, 2021 referred to education

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S1354 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5878
2011-2012: S3802
2013-2014: S1029
2015-2016: S708
2017-2018: S3087
2019-2020: S179
2023-2024: S260

S1354 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the state education commissioner to require public school districts to report on compliance with art education instruction requirements.

S1354 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1354 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1354
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, BAILEY, KRUEGER, PARKER, STAVISKY
   -- 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 directing the  commis-
   sioner  of  education  to require public school districts to report on
   compliance with art education instruction requirements
 
   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. COMPLIANCE WITH ART EDUCATION INSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS.  1. THE
 COMMISSIONER  SHALL  CREATE A PROCEDURE IN WHICH SCHOOL DISTRICT COMPLI-
 ANCE WITH ART EDUCATION INSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS AS REQUIRED BY LAW  AND
 REGULATION  IN  ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY GRADES IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS
 REPORTED TO THE DEPARTMENT BY EACH SCHOOL  DISTRICT.  EACH  SUCH  REPORT
 SHALL  INCLUDE  BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR EACH
 SCHOOL DISTRICT:
   A. HOW MANY AND WHICH SCHOOLS DO NOT HAVE ART EDUCATION INSTRUCTION AS
 REQUIRED BY LAW AND REGULATION;
   B. THE REASON OR REASONS WHY THE SCHOOLS IN PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDI-
 VISION ARE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH  ART  EDUCATION  INSTRUCTION  REQUIRE-
 MENTS;
   C.  THE  MAXIMUM  NUMBER  OF  STUDENTS  WHO  CAN RECEIVE ART EDUCATION
 INSTRUCTION AT EACH SCHOOL AND HOW MANY STUDENTS CURRENTLY  RECEIVE  ART
 EDUCATION INSTRUCTION AT EACH SCHOOL;
   D.  HOW  MANY  AND  WHICH  SCHOOLS DO NOT EMPLOY A TEACHER OR TEACHERS
 CERTIFIED IN ART EDUCATION FOR ART EDUCATION INSTRUCTION;
   E. HOW MANY AND WHICH SCHOOLS DO NOT PROVIDE THE CLASS  TIME  FOR  ART
 EDUCATION  INSTRUCTION  AS REQUIRED BY LAW AND REGULATION AND THE REASON
 OR REASONS WHY THE SCHOOLS DO NOT  PROVIDE  APPROPRIATE  TIME  FOR  SUCH
 INSTRUCTION; AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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