senate Bill S3682

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of education to study and report on the provision of services to public school students in grades 8 through 12 by guidance counselors

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2021 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 28, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 27, 2021 1st report cal.801
Jan 30, 2021 referred to education

Sponsor's Position

School counselors can strengthen skills, refer additional resources and provide the critical support they need to succeed

Co-Sponsors

S3682 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7339
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5369
2015-2016: S2866
2017-2018: S2105
2019-2020: S311

S3682 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of education to study and report on the provision of services to public school students in grades 8 through 12 by guidance counselors.

S3682 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3682 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3682
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to direct the commissioner of education to examine, evaluate  and
   make  recommendations  on  the  provision of services by public school
   guidance counselors to students in grades 8 through 12

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The commissioner of education is hereby directed to exam-
 ine, evaluate and make recommendations on the provision of  services  to
 public  school  students  in grades 8 through 12 by guidance counselors.
 Such commissioner shall study, with particular care:
   (a) the ratio of guidance counselors to students in grades  8  through
 12, by public school, school district and statewide;
   (b)  the  amount  of  time  each  guidance  counselor spends with each
 student in grades 8 through 12 during a school year, by  public  school,
 school district and statewide;
   (c)  the number of students in grades 8 through 12 each guidance coun-
 selor interviews during a  school  quarter,  by  public  school,  school
 district and statewide;
   (d)  the  number  of  students in each grade that are interviewed by a
 guidance counselor during a school quarter,  by  public  school,  school
 district and statewide;
   (e)  the  services guidance counselors provide to students in grades 8
 through 12, by public school and school district;
   (f) the number of hours guidance counselors are available to  students
 in  grades  8  through  12  each  school  day,  by public school, school
 district and statewide;
   (g) the types and frequency of guidance counselor services that should
 be provided to public school students in grades 8 through 12.
   § 2. On or before January 1, 2023, the commissioner of education shall
 submit a report of his or her findings, conclusions and  recommendations
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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