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This bill would require the Department of Education to report annually regarding the total income and expenditure of Parent Associations and Parent Teacher Associations at each school in the prior school year.

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Introduced by Council

Int. No. 561-A

 

By Council Members Treyger, Torres, Adams, Rose, Levin, Lander, Rivera and Rosenthal

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the reporting of information regarding parent-teacher association and parent association chapters in public schools

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Title 21-A of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 23 to read as follows:

CHAPTER 23

PTA AND PA REPORTING

§ 21-990 PTA and PA reporting. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

PA. The term “PA” means a parent association in a school of the city school district of the city of New York, which is an organization of the parents of students created and established by the parents’ vote.

PTA. The term “PTA” means a parent-teacher association in a school of the city school district of the city of New York, which is established when the parent members of a PA vote to amend their bylaws to extend membership to teachers, as well as other categories of staff.

School. The term “school” means a school of the city school district of the city of New York that contains any combination of grades from and including pre-kindergarten through grade 12.

b. Not later than December 1, 2019, and on or before December 1 annually thereafter, the department shall submit to the speaker of the council and post on the department’s website a report regarding the income and total expenditure for each PA and PTA in the prior school year.

c. All information required to be reported by this section shall be aggregated citywide, as well as disaggregated by community school district and school.  Information disaggregated by school shall be further disaggregated by student demographic information, including but not limited to race and ethnicity and English language learner status.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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