Bills Pending New York Senate Education Committee

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NYS08103IntroRelates to promoting the inclusion of children living in temporary housing in prekindergarten programs; requires school districts to prioritize homeless children on any pre-K waitlists and provides for the reimbursement to school districts of hiring ...
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2020-03-23
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NYS08111IntroRelates to authorizing and directing the commissioner of education to allow students attending a school closed due to a viral outbreak to receive instructional time for work completed outside of the school.
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2020-03-23
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NYS05140IntroDirects the commissioner of education to conduct a study on the use of biometric identifying technology; prohibits the use of biometric identifying technology in schools until July 1, 2022 or until the commissioner authorizes such purchase or utiliza...
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2020-03-18
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NYS08014IntroProvides that certain schools shall experience no financial harm for reduced enrollment or inability to operate for the full 180 session days due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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2020-03-16
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NYS08063IntroExcludes expenditures for school resource officers employed by a municipality and assigned to a school district from tax levy limitations.
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2020-03-16
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NYS08074IntroRelates to the repayment by a school district of a penalty arising from the late filing of a final cost report for an approved capital construction project.
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2020-03-16
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NYS07996IntroProvides for an apportionment of state aid where the superintendent or the chancellor of the city school district of the city of New York has determined that it is in the public health or safety of the school district to close the school or schools i...
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2020-03-13
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NYS07775IntroLegalizes, validates, ratifies and confirms a transportation contract of the Fulton city school district.
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2020-03-12
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NYS08028IntroDirects the division of criminal justice services to develop information on the safe storage of firearms to be provided to parents of school children.
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2020-03-11
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NYS06666IntroProvides that all public schools shall include as a part of health education for grades K-12 instruction concerning the prevention and reporting of sexual abuse and assault.
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2020-03-11
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NYS08021IntroAuthorizes the Liverpool central school district to receive state aid for certain approved capital funded projects.
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2020-03-10
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NYS03080IntroRelates to excluding tax levies necessary for expenditures increasing school safety or security from the school district tax levy limit.
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2020-03-10
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NYS07995IntroCreates a state-wide literacy education advocacy program modelled after the Newburgh Armory Unity Center Literacy Education Advocacy Partnership; and to study the viability of the Newburgh Armory Unity Center Literacy Education Advocacy Partnership.
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2020-03-06
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NYS07938IntroRequires water safety instruction in schools; provides that such age appropriate instruction shall include, but not be limited to, the proper use of flotation devices, awareness of water conditions, how to respond if caught in a rip current, the prop...
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2020-03-04
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NYA07119EngrossRequires the smart schools review board to meet at minimum once every three months and to further announce the date for a subsequent meeting.
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2020-03-02
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NYS07907IntroRequires the instruction on the importance of Yu Gwan-Sun and her contribution as a globally recognized human rights activist for students in grades 9-12.
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2020-03-02
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NYS07906IntroAuthorizes school districts to establish an extraordinary needs reserve fund.
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2020-03-02
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NYS01135IntroRelates to establishing the commission on African American history and achievement.
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2020-02-27
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NYS07847IntroPermits a school food authority to attribute moneys spent on purchases of food products from New York state farmers, growers, producers or processors made for its school breakfast program to the thirty percent of costs for school lunch service progra...
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2020-02-26
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NYS07818IntroRelates to the salaries of certain teachers and aides employed by boards of cooperative educational services.
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2020-02-25
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NYS07808IntroRequires museums to post a notice with the display of any art stolen during the Nazi era in Europe.
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2020-02-24
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NYS01707IntroProvides a New York state residential property tax relief act for public education aid apportionment for certain school years; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
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2020-02-19
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NYS07767IntroDirects the commissioner of education to establish a New York state model wellness policy which is in compliance with the local wellness policies required by the federal healthy, hunger-free kids act of 2010.
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2020-02-18
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NYS07138IntroEnacts the student suicide prevention act, requiring local educational agencies to produce policies, procedures, and guidelines which direct teachers and other school employees on how to respond to students who have demonstrated suicidal thoughts or ...
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2020-02-10
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NYS07688IntroRelates to the definition of tuition for children with handicapping conditions.
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2020-02-07
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NYS07686IntroRequires school meal nutritional facts and ingredient list be provided for meals provided to students before serving such meal; allows such information to be posted on the school district website; requires the school district to notify parents or gua...
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2020-02-06
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NYS07684IntroProvides that state aid payments due for prior years shall be paid either from funds available in the general support for public school appropriation as a result of the deduction of excess payments of aid; or within the limit of the appropriation des...
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2020-02-06
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NYS07198IntroEstablishes an educational program related to the prevention of anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim bias and discrimination based on religion, race, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
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2020-02-05
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NYS07676IntroRequires climate change instruction within the current established science curriculum; requires such instruction be taught in grades one through twelve.
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2020-02-05
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NYS02939IntroEstablishes the "education equity act" which provides language assistance to parents or guardians who have children enrolled in public school and whose primary language is not English; defines terms; creates an annual language assistance plan to asse...
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2020-02-04
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NYS07661IntroRequires the commissioner of education to make a report on the extent of all existing resources and best practices available for swimming instruction classes in public schools and establish a working group on swimming education.
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2020-02-04
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NYS00179EngrossDirects the state education commissioner to require public school districts to report on compliance with art education instruction requirements.
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2020-02-04
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NYS07620IntroRelates to creating a school resource officer program to permit the employment of retired law enforcement officers and provide grants to school districts and non-public schools for such purpose.
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2020-01-31
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NYS07624IntroIncreases foundation aid for school districts that meet five variables impacting academic success: free or reduced lunch, English language learners, wealth ratio, enrollment, special education, and being located in a high wealth ratio county.
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2020-01-31
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NYS07612IntroRequires that all holders of a professional certificate in the classroom teaching service, holders of a level III teaching assistant certificate and holders of a professional certificate in the educational leadership service receive a minimum of thre...
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2020-01-30
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NYS07600IntroRelates 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.
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2020-01-29
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NYS07587IntroAuthorizes the boards of education in union free school districts and central school districts to establish wards for the purpose of school board elections in Orange County.
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2020-01-29
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NYS07582IntroRequires courses of study in private schools in the prevention of child sexual exploitation and child sexual abuse for pupils in grades K-8.
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2020-01-28
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NYS06298IntroCreates the New York state school resource officer program for school districts outside of New York City; requires retired police officers be certified by the department of education to become school resource officers; allows retired police officers ...
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2020-01-23
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NYA06594EngrossDirects the commissioner of education to establish a regional secondary school advisory council and for such council to make recommendations regarding the establishment of regional high schools; provides for the repeal thereof.
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2020-01-23
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NYS07370IntroLegalizes, validates, ratifies and confirms the actions of the Monticello central school district regardless of the failure of such district to timely file final building cost reports.
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2020-01-22
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NYS07372IntroRelates to additional apportionment of building aid for certain projects; defines an eligible school construction project as one that is entirely funded from capital outlays and has a total project cost of two hundred fifty thousand dollars or less.
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2020-01-22
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NYS07341IntroEstablishes a model environmental curriculum in all public elementary and secondary schools which shall include various principles and concepts including environmental justice.
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2020-01-21
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NYS07095IntroExpands the health education curriculum to include breast cancer screenings including age appropriate instruction in performing self-examinations.
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2020-01-21
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NYS07327IntroAuthorizes the commissioner of education to make a payment for building aid to which the Norwich city school district is entitled in the amount of $850,684 no later than June 30, 2020 to be used for services and expenses of such school district.
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2020-01-17
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NYS03184IntroRequires the commissioner to establish domestic violence awareness curriculum or instruction for school districts; age appropriate.
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2020-01-15
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NYS07285IntroRequires members of a board of trustees of public, free association and Indian libraries to complete two hours of continuing education per year.
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2020-01-15
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NYS07278IntroRequires records of any and all traffic violations, including offenses committed in the operation of a motor vehicle, of a school district's bus driver, including those acquired outside the employment of driving a school bus, to be provided by the sc...
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2020-01-15
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NYS07276IntroRequires video camera recording in special education classrooms where pupils are unable to communicate effectively.
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2020-01-15
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NYS07222IntroAuthorizes the city school district of the city of Salamanca to establish a reserve fund for federal impact aid in the event such aid is reduced.
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2020-01-10
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