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File #: Int 1696-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the DOE to distribute information regarding the gifted and talented programs and exam to universal 3-K program students and parents.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 9/12/2019
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 distribute information regarding the gifted and talented programs and exam to universal 3-K program students and parents
Sponsors: Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to distribute information regarding the DOE gifted and talented program, exam, and application process to the parents of any student enrolled in universal 3-K in a DOE school or in a school that the DOE contracts with to provide universal 3-K by November 1st of each year.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1696, 2. Int. No. 1696, 3. September 12, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 9-12-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 12, 2019

Int. No. 1696

 

By Council Members Cornegy and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of education to distribute information regarding the gifted and talented programs and exam to universal 3-K program students and parents

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 21-974 of chapter 12 of title 21-A of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 121 for the year 2017, is amended to read as follows:

§ 21-974 Distribution of gifted and talented program information and exam materials. 

a. For the purposes of this section, the term “student” means any pupil who is enrolled in pre-kindergarten in any school of the city school district of the city of New York or in an early education center with which the department contracts to provide pre-kindergarten, or any pupil who is enrolled in any free full-day early education program for three-year-old children offered by the department.

b. No later than November 1, 2017, and annually thereafter no later than November 1 of each year, the department shall distribute to the parents of each student information regarding the department’s gifted and talented programs, examination and application process.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

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LS # 10476

8/13/2019 1:00 PM