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The proposed bill would require the Department of Education (DOE) to post online the methodology and underlying data used by the DOE and the New York City School Construction Authority to calculate identified seat need in the five-year education facilities capital plan.

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Committee on Land Use
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Committee on Land Use
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Committee on Finance
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Committee on Finance
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Committee on Education
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Committee on Education
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City Council
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City Council
Introduced by Council

Int. No. 729

 

By Council Members Kallos and Menchaca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of education to post methodology and data for determining identified seat need

 

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 21 to read as follows:

Chapter 21. Posting of methodology and data for determining identified seat need

§ 21-988 Posting of methodology and data for determining identified seat need. a. For the purposes of this section, the term “identified seat need” means the number of seats required to meet the need of the current and future enrollment in each community school district identified in the five-year educational facilities capital plan created by the department pursuant to section 2590-p of the education law.

b. No later than December 1, 2019, and no less than every five years thereafter on or before December 1, the department shall, in consultation with the New York city school construction authority, post conspicuously on its website the methodology and underlying data used by the department and the New York city school construction authority to calculate identified seat need in the current five-year education facilities capital plan created by the department pursuant to section 2590-p of the education law, including, but not limited to all relevant factors, formulas, algorithms and qualitative factors.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

SMD

LS #10515/Int. 1785-2017

LS #629

12/21/17