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Meeting Name: Committee on Education Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/18/2024 1:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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Int 0118-2024 *Diana I. Ayala  Reporting on dress code policies New York City schools.IntroductionThis legislation would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report on dress code policies in DOE schools, including information about whether schools have dress code policies, what those policies contain, including disciplinary provisions, whether those dress codes are posted to school websites, and information on dress code disciplinary violations.   Not available Not available
Int 0266-2024 *Rita C. Joseph  Establishing a bullying prevention task force.IntroductionRecent data indicates an increase in incidents of bullying in New York City schools. This bill would establish a bullying prevention task force. The task force would consist of public officials, Department of Education employees, and experts in conflict resolution, bullying prevention, mental health, school safety and education. The task force would be required to meet at least quarterly and hold at least two public meetings. The task force would be required to develop and submit a plan to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council to prevent and address bullying in schools   Not available Not available
Int 0399-2024 *Public Advocate Jumaane Williams  Requiring the department of education to provide information requiring school compliance with the Americans with disabilities act.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to report annually on the degree to which indoor and outdoor school facilities comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This bill would make public the contact information for each school’s ADA coordinator, the protocol for requesting an accommodation, and information regarding the extent to which zoned schools have the capacity to accommodate students and employees with disabilities.   Not available Not available
Int 0432-2024 *Pierina Ana Sanchez  Distributing information about after school programs.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to provide to distribute information about after-school programs to students.   Not available Not available
Int 0577-2024 *Eric Dinowitz  Requiring the department of education to conduct a study on the feasibility of installing green roofs on schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the New York City Department of Education to conduct a study, in consultation with the School Construction Authority, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and the New York City Department of Buildings, on the feasibility of installing green roofs on at least two schools in each community school district.   Not available Not available
Int 0733-2024 *Althea V. Stevens  Requiring the New York City Department of Education to report information on Career and Technical Education programs in New York City public schools.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to report annually to the Council regarding information related to Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, including: the number of CTE schools and programs available to students; the number and percentage of students at each high school in a CTE program; the number and percentage of students in a CTE program who engaged in a related internship; the number and percentage of students who applied to and enrolled in a CTE-designated high school; the number and percentage of graduates who, having completed a CTE program subsequently obtained employment or completed industry certification; the 4 and 6 year graduations rates from CTE-designated high schools; the number of full-time and part-time certified CTE instructors; and, the number of professional development trainings administered by the DOE relating to CTE instruction. This bill contains a number of provisions previously incorporated pursuant to Local Law 174 of 2016, which similarly required the DOE to report annually to the Council regarding information related to CTE programs, but which contained a sunset clause and was deemed repealed 5 years after it became law.   Not available Not available
Int 0771-2024 *Linda Lee  Requiring distribution of information regarding phone interpretation services.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education to distribute information to students regarding phone interpretation services offered by the Department, including information on how to access such services and examples of how such services might be used. The required materials would be made available in English and in additional languages.   Not available Not available
Int 0797-2024 *Althea V. Stevens  Reporting on student clubs and organizations.IntroductionThis 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 would be required to report if any student club or organization has authorization to conduct its activities off school grounds.   Not available Not available
Res 0095-2024 *Shahana K. Hanif  NYC Dept of Education to consult with faith-based organizations to develop and provide all grade levels with a curriculum that focuses on religious diversity.Resolution    Not available Not available
Res 0292-2024 *Althea V. Stevens  Department of Education to create an inclusive school dress code policy that complies with Title IX of the Federal Education Amendments Act and accounts for diverse cultures, gender expressions and body diversity.Resolution    Not available Not available
Res 0372-2024 *Rita C. Joseph  Department of Education to provide support for a student newspaper at every high school.Resolution    Not available Not available