Meeting Name: Committee on Education Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/19/2017 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Attachments: Attachments - Int. No. 1028-A, Attachments - Int. No. 1347, Attachments - Int. No. 1415
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Int 1028-2015 *Laurie A. CumboProposed Int. No. 1028-ACreating a sexual health education task force.IntroductionThis bill would create a sexual education task force. The task force would be comprised of a minimum of eight members, including at least three experts in sexual health education, one teacher from a New York City (NYC) public school, one staff person from an NYC public school who is not a teacher (such as a guidance counselor or social worker), one expert in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and gender non-conforming health education, and one representative from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Members will be appointed by the Mayor after consultation with the Speaker of the Council. The task force would be responsible for reviewing the current recommended sexual health education curriculum and its implementation in NYC public schools as well as making recommendations for the improvement and expansion of the curriculum and implementation in grades kindergarten through twelve. The task force, in conducting its review, would provide an opportunity for students and parents to provide comments and feedback. The task force would be required to submit a report to the Mayor and the Speaker by December 1, 2017 with its findings and recommendations, and may subsequently make ongoing findings and recommendations as deemed necessary by the task force.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1028-2015 *Laurie A. Cumbo Creating a sexual health education task force.IntroductionThis bill would create a sexual education task force. The task force would be comprised of a minimum of eight members, including at least three experts in sexual health education, one teacher from a New York City (NYC) public school, one staff person from an NYC public school who is not a teacher (such as a guidance counselor or social worker), one expert in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and gender non-conforming health education, and one representative from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Members will be appointed by the Mayor after consultation with the Speaker of the Council. The task force would be responsible for reviewing the current recommended sexual health education curriculum and its implementation in NYC public schools as well as making recommendations for the improvement and expansion of the curriculum and implementation in grades kindergarten through twelve. The task force, in conducting its review, would provide an opportunity for students and parents to provide comments and feedback. The task force would be required to submit a report to the Mayor and the Speaker by December 1, 2017 with its findings and recommendations, and may subsequently make ongoing findings and recommendations as deemed necessary by the task force.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1028-2015 *Laurie A. Cumbo Creating a sexual health education task force.IntroductionThis bill would create a sexual education task force. The task force would be comprised of a minimum of eight members, including at least three experts in sexual health education, one teacher from a New York City (NYC) public school, one staff person from an NYC public school who is not a teacher (such as a guidance counselor or social worker), one expert in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and gender non-conforming health education, and one representative from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Members will be appointed by the Mayor after consultation with the Speaker of the Council. The task force would be responsible for reviewing the current recommended sexual health education curriculum and its implementation in NYC public schools as well as making recommendations for the improvement and expansion of the curriculum and implementation in grades kindergarten through twelve. The task force, in conducting its review, would provide an opportunity for students and parents to provide comments and feedback. The task force would be required to submit a report to the Mayor and the Speaker by December 1, 2017 with its findings and recommendations, and may subsequently make ongoing findings and recommendations as deemed necessary by the task force.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1347-2016 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Requiring DOE to distribute information regarding the gifted and talented programs and exam.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to distribute information regarding the Department’s Gifted and Talented Programs and exam with the Pre-K materials given to parents.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1347-2016 *Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. Requiring DOE to distribute information regarding the gifted and talented programs and exam.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to distribute information regarding the Department’s Gifted and Talented Programs and exam with the Pre-K materials given to parents.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1415-2017 *Annabel Palma NYS Education Dept to convene a task force to assess the cultural relevance of state learning standards across subject areas in elementary, middle, and high school.Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1415-2017 *Annabel Palma NYS Education Dept to convene a task force to assess the cultural relevance of state learning standards across subject areas in elementary, middle, and high school.Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available