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File #: Int 1665-2017    Version: * Name: Requiring the NYC DOE to provide information on establishing afterschool programs.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 7/20/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the charter of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the New York city department of education to provide information on establishing afterschool programs.
Sponsors: Brad S. Lander, Vincent J. Gentile, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Department of Education to provide the information and guidelines necessary to establish afterschool programs.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1665, 2. Int. No. 1665

Int. No. 1665

 

By Council Members Lander, Gentile and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the charter of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the New York city department of education to provide information on establishing afterschool programs.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

                     Section 1.  Chapter 20 of the New York city charter is amended by adding a new section 530-g to read as follows:

                     § 530-g Guidelines on establishing afterschool programs.  a. For the purposes of this section “department” shall mean the New York city department of education.

b. The chancellor shall post on the department’s website a document with guidelines and information on establishing afterschool programs.  The document shall include, but not be limited to:

1. A list of department regulations for afterschool programs.

2. Protocols explaining the guidelines by which afterschool programs may hire and pay staff and contractors including department employees.

3. Insurance guidelines for afterschool programs.

4. Internal revenue service guidelines for operators of afterschool programs.

5. A brief list and explanation of significant federal, state, and local laws regulating afterschool programs.

6. Best practices and options for the creation of scholarships for afterschool programs.

7. Best practices and options for collecting fees for afterschool programs.

8. Best practices and options for successfully integrating afterschool programming with school curricula, common core state standards, and curricula for students receiving additional instructional services.

9. Contact information for the department employee or designee who can provide assistance in the creation of afterschool programs. 

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

 

 

 

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Int. 747/2012

LS 330/2014