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File #: Int 1195-2016    Version: * Name: Requiring the mayor’s office of operations to report on adult literacy programs offered by the city or pursuant to a contract with the city.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 5/25/2016
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the mayor's office of operations to report on adult literacy programs offered by the city or pursuant to a contract with the city.
Sponsors: Carlos Menchaca, Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, Antonio Reynoso, Fernando Cabrera , Andrew Cohen, Vanessa L. Gibson, Mathieu Eugene, Alan N. Maisel, Margaret S. Chin, I. Daneek Miller, Rosie Mendez, Mark Treyger, Deborah L. Rose, Rafael L. Espinal, Jr., Mark Levine, Jumaane D. Williams, Helen K. Rosenthal
Council Member Sponsors: 17
Summary: This bill would require the Mayor’s office of operations or other designee of the mayor to issue an annual report to the Speaker on adult literacy programs offered by the City or pursuant to a contract with the City. In addition to the number of programs offered, such report shall include the number of persons who applied, the number who were denied admission based on a literacy exam or due to a program’s lack of capacity, and the testing methods of any literacy test used to evaluate applicants.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1195, 2. May 25, 2016 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Committee Report 9/20/17, 4. Hearing Testimony 9/20/17, 5. Hearing Transcript 9/20/17
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12/31/2017*Carlos Menchaca City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/20/2017*Carlos Menchaca Committee on Education Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/20/2017*Carlos Menchaca Committee on Education Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Carlos Menchaca City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2016*Carlos Menchaca City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1195

 

By Council Members Menchaca, Ferreras-Copeland, Reynoso, Cabrera, Cohen, Gibson, Eugene, Maisel, Chin, Miller, Mendez, Treyger, Rose, Espinal, Levine, Williams and Rosenthal

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the mayor’s office of operations to report on adult literacy programs offered by the city or pursuant to a contract with the city.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter10 to read as follows:

Chapter 10. Adult and Continuing Education.

§ 21-1001 Adult and continuing education reporting.  a. Not later than June 1, 2016, and annually thereafter, the director of the mayor’s office of operations or other designee of the mayor shall report to the speaker on all adult literacy programs offered by the city or pursuant to a contract with the city. Such report shall include the number of adult literacy programs offered, the number of persons who applied to such programs, the scoring method of any literacy intake examination used to screen such applicants, the number of such applicants who were denied admission to such programs based on the results of such an examination, and the number of such applicants who were denied admission to such programs due to an adult literacy program’s capacity limitations. For the purposes of this section, “adult literacy programs” include the following courses:  English for speakers of other languages, adult basic education, general educational development and other classes designed to enhance the literacy of adults.

§ 2.  This local law shall take effect immediately after its enactment into law.

 

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