Requires schools to accept credits for educational programs at OCFS facilities as transfer credits.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4293 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY February 2, 2011 ___________Introduced by M. of A. SCARBOROUGH, CASTRO, JAFFEE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to credits for educa- tional achievement in office of children and family services facili- ties THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 112 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows: 1-A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, CRED- ITS AWARDED BY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS PROVIDED BY FACILITIES OPERATED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL BE ACCEPTED AS TRANSFER CREDITS BY ANY SCHOOL WITHIN NEW YORK STATE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03516-01-1