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File #: Int 1014-2018    Version: Name: Requiring a single reporting bill on department of education spending allocations, including fair student funding, for schools citywide.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 6/28/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a single reporting bill on department of education spending allocations, including fair student funding, for schools citywide
Sponsors: Mark Treyger, Ritchie J. Torres, Daniel Dromm , Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Robert F. Holden
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Education, or the Office of Management and Budget, to submit and post a machine-readable, sortable, and searchable reporting bill on spending allocations, including fair student funding, for schools citywide three times per year.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1014-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1014, 3. Int. No. 1014, 4. Proposed Int. No. 1014-A - 7/17/18, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-28-18

Proposed Int. No. 1014-A

 

By Council Members Treyger, Torres, Dromm, Ampry-Samuel and Holden

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring a single reporting bill on department of education spending allocations, including fair student funding, for schools citywide

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 21-A of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 21 to read as follows:

CHAPTER 21

REPORTING ON SPENDING ALLOCATIONS

§ 21-989. Reporting on spending allocations. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meaning:

Fair student funding formula. The term “fair student funding formula” means the formula that determines each school’s funding allocation under fair student funding.

School. The term "school" means any public school in the city of New York under the jurisdiction of the department of education that contains any combination of grades from and including kindergarten through grade twelve.

b. The department of education, or the office of management and budget, shall submit to the speaker of the council and post conspicuously on the department’s website and open data portal a single report that shall include:

1. All school-level budget allocations for each school; and

2. The calculated fair student funding formula for each school, and the percentage of such calculated fair student funding formula result that each school is actually allocated.

c. The information contained in the report required by this section shall be in a searchable, sortable, and machine-readable format.

d. The report shall be submitted and posted three times annually, reporting on the school year as follows:

1. Within one week of the release of the preliminary budgets for schools, to report on the upcoming school year;

2. September 30, to report on the prior school year and the current school year; and

3. January 31, to report on the current school year.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

 

 

SIL

LS # 6250, 5691, 6465

07/17/18