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File #: Int 1671-2017    Version: * Name: Requiring the DOE to provide school-level data regarding students receiving special education services.
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 administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of education to provide school-level data regarding students receiving special education services
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards, Helen K. Rosenthal
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: The proposed legislation would amend Local Law 27/2015 to require the Department of Education to report on the number of students enrolled who have an individualized education plan, disaggregated by school.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1671, 2. Int. No. 1671
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Donovan J. Richards City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/2017*Donovan J. Richards City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/20/2017*Donovan J. Richards City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1671

 

By Council Members Richards and Rosenthal

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of education to provide school-level data regarding students receiving special education services

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 8 of subdivision b of section 21-955 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law 27 for the year 2015, is hereby amended to read as follows:

8. the total number of students who have an IEP as of June 30 of the reported academic period, disaggregated by district, eligibility for the free and reduced price lunch program, race/ethnicity, gender, English Language Learner status, recommended language of instruction, grade level, [and] disability classification and school;

§ 2. Subdivision d of section 21-955 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law 27 for the year 2015, is hereby amended to read as follows:

d. No information that is otherwise required to be reported pursuant to this section shall be reported in a manner that would violate any applicable provision of federal, state or local law relating to the privacy of student information or that would interfere with law enforcement investigations or otherwise conflict with the interests of law enforcement. If a category contains between [0]1 and 5 students, or allows another category to be narrowed to between [0]1 and 5 students, the number shall be replaced with a symbol.

§ 3.  This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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