S03926 Summary:

BILL NOS03926
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORSEWARD
 
COSPNSRTEDISCO
 
MLTSPNSR
 
 
Establishes that the board of regents and the state education department shall study and evaluate the feasibility of mandating kindergarten in all school districts.
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S03926 Actions:

BILL NOS03926
 
02/21/2019REFERRED TO EDUCATION
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S03926 Committee Votes:

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S03926 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S03926 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          3926
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 21, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sens. SEWARD, TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed,
          and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
 
        AN ACT directing the board of regents and the  state  education  depart-
          ment,  to  conduct  a  study  to  evaluate and make recommendations on
          mandating kindergarten in all school districts

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  The  board  of regents and the state education department
     2  shall conduct a study to evaluate and make recommendations on  mandating
     3  kindergarten in all school districts. Such study shall:
     4    a.  examine school districts currently offering kindergarten to deter-
     5  mine the costs of requiring kindergarten in all school districts;
     6    b. identify the potential effects kindergarten  has  on  the  learning
     7  abilities of children;
     8    c.  make  recommendations on the feasibility of mandating kindergarten
     9  in all school districts; and
    10    d. include any other information such board and such department  deems
    11  relevant.
    12    §  2.  No  later than 1 year after the effective date of this act, the
    13  board of regents and the state education department shall submit to  the
    14  governor  and  the  legislature a report on the results of the study, as
    15  described in section one of this act.
    16    § 3. The board of regents and the  state  education  department  shall
    17  evaluate such data with the assistance of experts in:
    18    a. child education;
    19    b. child development; and
    20    c. school district finance.
    21    § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09558-01-9
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