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File #: Int 1521-2019    Version: * Name: Reporting on student clubs and organizations.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 4/18/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to in relation to reporting on student clubs and organizations
Sponsors: Vanessa L. Gibson
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Education to report on an annual basis the number of student clubs and organizations at each school. The report would also require the department to report on the type of faculty advisor for each club or organization, for example, whether that advisor be a teacher or a para-professional. Finally, the department is required to report if any student club or organization has authorization to conduct its activities off school grounds.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1521, 2. Int. No. 1521, 3. April 18, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-18-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 18, 2019

Int. No. 1521

 

By Council Member Gibson

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to in relation to reporting on student clubs and organizations

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 27 to title 21-A to read as follows:

Chapter 27

Reporting on Student Clubs and Organizations

§ 21-998 Reporting on school clubs and organizations. a. No later than June 1, 2020, and annually thereafter, the department shall submit to the council and post on its website a report for the current academic year regarding the status of student clubs and organizations at each school. The report shall contain the following information for each school:

1. Whether such school has any student clubs and organizations as outlined in chancellor’s regulation A-601;

2. For each student club and organization identified in paragraph 1 of this subdivision, the type of licensed department pedagogical employee serving as faculty advisor; and

3. For each student club and organization identified in paragraph 1 of this subdivision, whether such student club or organization has authorization to conduct activities off school property.

b. 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 conflict with the interests of law enforcement or the safety of students.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

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