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Meeting Name: Committee on Education Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/29/2019 11:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 16th Fl.
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Int 1541-2019 *Corey D. Johnson Proposed Int. No. 1541-BCreating a specialized high school taskforce.IntroductionThis bill would create a specialized high school task force that would be charged with addressing the racial/ethnic student body inequities of the specialized high schools. The task force would be required to examine (i) the current admissions system, including the specialized high school admissions exam and whether such exam should be changed or eliminated; (ii) existing programs such as the Department of Education’s discovery and dream programs; and (iii) the use of alternative admissions methods, including state standardized examinations and grade point average.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1541-2019 *Corey D. Johnson  Creating a specialized high school taskforce.IntroductionThis bill would create a specialized high school task force that would be charged with addressing the racial/ethnic student body inequities of the specialized high schools. The task force would be required to examine (i) the current admissions system, including the specialized high school admissions exam and whether such exam should be changed or eliminated; (ii) existing programs such as the Department of Education’s discovery and dream programs; and (iii) the use of alternative admissions methods, including state standardized examinations and grade point average.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1541-2019 *Corey D. Johnson  Creating a specialized high school taskforce.IntroductionThis bill would create a specialized high school task force that would be charged with addressing the racial/ethnic student body inequities of the specialized high schools. The task force would be required to examine (i) the current admissions system, including the specialized high school admissions exam and whether such exam should be changed or eliminated; (ii) existing programs such as the Department of Education’s discovery and dream programs; and (iii) the use of alternative admissions methods, including state standardized examinations and grade point average.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1541-2019 BCorey D. Johnson  Creating a specialized high school taskforce.IntroductionThis bill would create a specialized high school task force that would be charged with addressing the racial/ethnic student body inequities of the specialized high schools. The task force would be required to examine (i) the current admissions system, including the specialized high school admissions exam and whether such exam should be changed or eliminated; (ii) existing programs such as the Department of Education’s discovery and dream programs; and (iii) the use of alternative admissions methods, including state standardized examinations and grade point average.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available