Bill S992-2013

Directs each board of cooperative educational services to adopt and implement a school year calendar for classes at such board and the component school districts

Directs each board of cooperative educational services to adopt and implement a school year calendar for classes at such board and the component school districts thereof.

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  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO EDUCATION
  • Jan 9, 2013: REFERRED TO EDUCATION

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BILL NUMBER:S992

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring component school districts to adopt the school year calendar of their board of cooperative educational services

PURPOSE: Directs each board of cooperative educational services to adopt and implement a school year calendar for classes at such board and the component school districts.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the education law to add a new paragraph 00 requiring the adoption and implementation of a calendar of days of school attendance for each school year, which shall be followed by the boards of cooperative educational services and all the component school districts thereof.

Section 2. Contains the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: By adopting the same academic calendar, schools within the same BOCES district would have a greater opportunity to share services such as distance learning, afterschool programs and transportation between districts.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: S.1497 of 2011-12; Referred to Education S. 7622 of 2010; Referred to Education

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None

LOCAL FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding the date on which it shall have become law.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 992 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring component school districts to adopt the school year calendar of their board of cooperative educational services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the education law is amended by adding a new paragraph oo to read as follows: OO. ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT A CALENDAR OF DAYS OF SCHOOL ATTENDANCE FOR EACH SCHOOL YEAR, WHICH SHALL BE FOLLOWED BY THE BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AND ALL THE COMPONENT SCHOOL DISTRICTS THEREOF. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.

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