File #: Int 0791-2022    Version: * Name: Requiring reporting on projected and actual school enrollment numbers.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 10/27/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring reporting on projected and actual school enrollment numbers
Sponsors: Eric Dinowitz, Farah N. Louis, Lincoln Restler, Gale A. Brewer, Alexa Avil├ęs, Diana I. Ayala, Shaun Abreu, Lynn C. Schulman
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would expand the current requirements for the Department of Education to report on enrollment in schools. In particular, it would require reporting on enrollment numbers for every grade, reporting on projected enrollment for each school, and require a comparison between projected and actual enrollment.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 791, 2. Int. No. 791, 3. October 27, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-27-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 27, 2022

Int. No. 791

 

By Council Members Dinowitz, Louis, Restler, Brewer, Avilés, Ayala, Abreu and Schulman

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring reporting on projected and actual school enrollment numbers

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subdivisions b and c of section 21-978 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 72 for the year 2018, are amended to read as follows:

b. The department shall submit to the speaker of the council, and post conspicuously on the department’s website, the following reports regarding application, offer, available seat and enrollment information:

1. Not later than May 15, 2018, and annually thereafter on or before May 15, a report including, but not limited to (a) for each community school district, the total number of individuals who (1) applied for admission to grades pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or six in a school located in such community school district for the following school year; and (2) received an offer of admission to grades pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or six in a school located in such community school district for the following school year; and (b) for each school, the total number of individuals who (1) applied for admission to grades pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, six or nine in such school, as applicable, for the following school year; and (2) received an offer of admission to grades pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, six or nine in such school, as applicable, for the following school year;

2. Not later than March 15, 2019, and annually thereafter on or before March 15, a report including, but not limited to (a) for each community school district, the total number of students who enrolled in [grades pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or six] each grade in a school located in such community school district in the current school year; [and] (b) for each school, the total number of students who enrolled in [grades pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, six or nine] each grade  in such school[, as applicable,] in the current school year; and (c) for each school, a comparison of the total number of students who had been projected to enroll in the current school year with the total number of students who actually enrolled.

3. The data required to be reported pursuant to this subdivision b shall be disaggregated by (i) community school district of residence of individuals or students, as applicable; (ii) zip code of residence of individuals or students, as applicable; (iii) primary home language of individuals or students, as applicable and (iv) grade level. 

c. Not later than May 15, 2018, and annually thereafter on or before May 15, the department shall submit to the speaker of the council and post conspicuously on the department’s website a report that shall include, but not be limited to, for each school, the total number of seats anticipated to be available and the total number of students projected to enroll in the following school year.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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