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Meeting Name: Committee on Education Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/11/2014 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments for Oversight, Attachments - Int. No. 511-A, Attachments - Res. No. 453, Attachments - Res. No. 442
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T2014-2161 *   Oversight - Diversity in New York City SchoolsOversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2014-2161 *   Oversight - Diversity in New York City SchoolsOversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0511-2014 *Brad S. Lander Proposed Int. No. 511-ARequiring the department of education to report annually on student demographics in community school districts and high schools.IntroductionIntroduction No. 511-A would require the Department of Education (DOE) to submit to the City Council and post on its website, an annual report regarding student demographics and the DOE’s efforts to encourage diversity within schools. The bill would require the DOE to report this demographic data for students for each community school district, each school within a district, and each program within a school. Introduction No. 511-A would also require the DOE to report on any efforts during the preceding school year to encourage a diverse student body in its schools and special programs, including; strategic site selection of new schools and special programs, considering demographics of neighborhoods when drawing attendance zones, and targeted outreach and recruitment efforts.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0511-2014 *Brad S. Lander  Requiring the department of education to report annually on student demographics in community school districts and high schools.IntroductionIntroduction No. 511-A would require the Department of Education (DOE) to submit to the City Council and post on its website, an annual report regarding student demographics and the DOE’s efforts to encourage diversity within schools. The bill would require the DOE to report this demographic data for students for each community school district, each school within a district, and each program within a school. Introduction No. 511-A would also require the DOE to report on any efforts during the preceding school year to encourage a diverse student body in its schools and special programs, including; strategic site selection of new schools and special programs, considering demographics of neighborhoods when drawing attendance zones, and targeted outreach and recruitment efforts.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0511-2014 *Brad S. Lander  Requiring the department of education to report annually on student demographics in community school districts and high schools.IntroductionIntroduction No. 511-A would require the Department of Education (DOE) to submit to the City Council and post on its website, an annual report regarding student demographics and the DOE’s efforts to encourage diversity within schools. The bill would require the DOE to report this demographic data for students for each community school district, each school within a district, and each program within a school. Introduction No. 511-A would also require the DOE to report on any efforts during the preceding school year to encourage a diverse student body in its schools and special programs, including; strategic site selection of new schools and special programs, considering demographics of neighborhoods when drawing attendance zones, and targeted outreach and recruitment efforts.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0442-2014 *Inez D. Barron  Change the admissions criteria for NYC’s Specialized High Schools. (S.7738/ A.9979)Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0442-2014 *Inez D. Barron  Change the admissions criteria for NYC’s Specialized High Schools. (S.7738/ A.9979)Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0453-2014 *Ritchie J. Torres  DOE to officially recognize the importance and benefits of school diversity.Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0453-2014 *Ritchie J. Torres  DOE to officially recognize the importance and benefits of school diversity.Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available