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Meeting Name: Committee on Education Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/25/2019 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
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T2019-3767 *   Oversight - DOE’s Provision of Special Education Services.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2019-3767 *   Oversight - DOE’s Provision of Special Education Services.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0559-2018 *Mark Treyger  Requiring the DOE to provide district-level data regarding compliance rates for students’ individualized education programs.IntroductionThis bill would amend Local Law 27 of 2015 to require the Department of Education to disaggregate by school its report on individualized education program compliance rates and provide the number and percentage of students, by school, that are receiving the full services they are entitled to.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0559-2018 *Mark Treyger  Requiring the DOE to provide district-level data regarding compliance rates for students’ individualized education programs.IntroductionThis bill would amend Local Law 27 of 2015 to require the Department of Education to disaggregate by school its report on individualized education program compliance rates and provide the number and percentage of students, by school, that are receiving the full services they are entitled to.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0900-2018 *Ben Kallos  Requiring the DOE to report quarterly on compliance with students’ individual education programs and to expand the services on which the department is required to annually report.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 900-A would amend Local Law 27 of 2015 to require the Department of Education to report quarterly, rather than annually, on its provision of special education services in compliance with students’ IEPs. The bill would also add “assistive technology services” and “special transportation services” to the enumerated list of services that students with disabilities are entitled to on which DOE is required to annually report.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0900-2018 *Ben Kallos  Requiring the DOE to report quarterly on compliance with students’ individual education programs and to expand the services on which the department is required to annually report.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 900-A would amend Local Law 27 of 2015 to require the Department of Education to report quarterly, rather than annually, on its provision of special education services in compliance with students’ IEPs. The bill would also add “assistive technology services” and “special transportation services” to the enumerated list of services that students with disabilities are entitled to on which DOE is required to annually report.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1380-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring the DOE to annually report on certain claims for payment for tuition or services.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 1380-A would require the New York City Department of Education to annually report on claims for payment for tuition or services, for the preceding academic year, that resulted in a written settlement agreement with the Department. These claims are made by parents of a student with a disability pursuant to a due process complaint notice filed during the preceding academic year or a ten-day notice filed when parents believe their child is not receiving appropriate special education services in public school. The bill would also require the Department to report on the number of impartial hearing officers certified by the state education department to cover New York City, how many of those hearing officers had their certification revoked by the state education department, and how many cases hearing officers recused themselves from.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1380-2019 *Helen K. Rosenthal  Requiring the DOE to annually report on certain claims for payment for tuition or services.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 1380-A would require the New York City Department of Education to annually report on claims for payment for tuition or services, for the preceding academic year, that resulted in a written settlement agreement with the Department. These claims are made by parents of a student with a disability pursuant to a due process complaint notice filed during the preceding academic year or a ten-day notice filed when parents believe their child is not receiving appropriate special education services in public school. The bill would also require the Department to report on the number of impartial hearing officers certified by the state education department to cover New York City, how many of those hearing officers had their certification revoked by the state education department, and how many cases hearing officers recused themselves from.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1406-2019 *Daniel Dromm   Requiring reports on preschool special education and early intervention services.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 1406-A would require the New York City Department of Education to annually report on several indicators regarding its evaluation of preschool-age children for special education services and the provision of such services. Those indicators would cover the initial referral for evaluation at the beginning of the process to the provision of such services and reporting on how many students eligible to receive such services actually receiving them, in full and partial. The bill also requires the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to annually report on several indicators regarding its provision of early intervention services to eligible children ages zero to three.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1406-2019 *Daniel Dromm   Requiring reports on preschool special education and early intervention services.IntroductionProposed Int. No. 1406-A would require the New York City Department of Education to annually report on several indicators regarding its evaluation of preschool-age children for special education services and the provision of such services. Those indicators would cover the initial referral for evaluation at the beginning of the process to the provision of such services and reporting on how many students eligible to receive such services actually receiving them, in full and partial. The bill also requires the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to annually report on several indicators regarding its provision of early intervention services to eligible children ages zero to three.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0749-2019 *Mark Treyger  DOE to establish a chief compliance officer position to ensure compliance with Individualized Education Programs and other requirements for students in special education.Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 0749-2019 *Mark Treyger  DOE to establish a chief compliance officer position to ensure compliance with Individualized Education Programs and other requirements for students in special education.Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available