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Meeting Name: Committee on Education Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/11/2017 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
Jointly with the Committee on General Welfare
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments for Oversight, Attachments - Int. No. 1497, Attachments - Int. No. 572, Attachments - Int. No. 1714
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T2017-6641 *   Oversight - Support for Homeless StudentsOversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2017-6641 *   Oversight - Support for Homeless StudentsOversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0572-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the dept of homeless services to post shelter census data.IntroductionThis bill would require DHS to post a daily report on its website with information on the daily shelter census. This information includes the total number of individuals in shelter broken down by the number of single adults, the number of families with children, and the number of adult families in the shelter system.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0572-2014 *Elizabeth S. Crowley  Requiring the dept of homeless services to post shelter census data.IntroductionThis bill would require DHS to post a daily report on its website with information on the daily shelter census. This information includes the total number of individuals in shelter broken down by the number of single adults, the number of families with children, and the number of adult families in the shelter system.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1497-2017 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Requiring the DOE to report on students in temporary housing.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to publish an annual report on students in temporary housing. The report would include information such as the number of students residing in shelters, the number of students living doubled-up, information on MetroCard and busing usage, and the attendance rate, retention rate, and dropout rate of students in temporary housing.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1497-2017 *Rafael Salamanca, Jr.  Requiring the DOE to report on students in temporary housing.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to publish an annual report on students in temporary housing. The report would include information such as the number of students residing in shelters, the number of students living doubled-up, information on MetroCard and busing usage, and the attendance rate, retention rate, and dropout rate of students in temporary housing.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1714-2017 *Stephen T. Levin  Educational ContinuityIntroductionThe proposed legislation would require educational continuity materials and information be provided to families with children applying for shelter during the intake process at an intake facility, such as the Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) intake center. The Department of Homeless would permit Department of Education (DOE) staff access to such intake facilities for the purpose of holding discussions with shelter applicants on educational opportunity. Such staff would inform shelter applicants about the rights of homeless students with respect to educational rights and transportation, early childhood care, early childhood education and early intervention services. Staff would provide families with information on students’ rights under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and any information provided to families would include contact information for DOE. In the event a representative of DOE is unavailable to hold such a discussion, contact information for relevant staff at DOE would be provided to a shelter applicant along with written materials and information.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1714-2017 *Stephen T. Levin  Educational ContinuityIntroductionThe proposed legislation would require educational continuity materials and information be provided to families with children applying for shelter during the intake process at an intake facility, such as the Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) intake center. The Department of Homeless would permit Department of Education (DOE) staff access to such intake facilities for the purpose of holding discussions with shelter applicants on educational opportunity. Such staff would inform shelter applicants about the rights of homeless students with respect to educational rights and transportation, early childhood care, early childhood education and early intervention services. Staff would provide families with information on students’ rights under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and any information provided to families would include contact information for DOE. In the event a representative of DOE is unavailable to hold such a discussion, contact information for relevant staff at DOE would be provided to a shelter applicant along with written materials and information.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
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