This bill would require the Department of Youth and Community Development, in consultation with the Department of Education, to report on the existence of after school programs and the funding allocated to those programs.
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Int. No. 1113
By Council Members Treyger, Kallos, Rose, Ampry-Samuel, Ayala, Chin, Louis, Eugene and Lander
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on after school programs
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York, is amended by adding a new section 21-410 to read as follows:
§ 21-410 Reporting on after school programs a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “after school program” means any organized program, under the jurisdiction of either the department or the department of education, that occurs outside the traditional school day which allows students to participate in expanded learning activities that include, but are not limited to, academic support, arts and cultural enrichment, recreation, sports, nutrition, youth development, and mentoring.
b. Not later than September 1, 2018, and annually thereafter on or before September 1, the department, in consultation with the department of education, shall submit to the mayor and speaker, conspicuously post to its website and make available to students and parents, an annual report regarding all after school programs that are available and the funding allocated for such programs.
c. The annual report shall include, but not be limited to, the following information:
1. The number and percentage of after school programs available and a description of each program, including the capacity of each program and number of hours each program is available on a daily basis;
2. The eligibility criteria for each after school program;
3. The application methods made available for each after school program;
4. For each school that hosts an after school program, the number and percentage of students enrolled in that school taking part in such after school program;
5. The demographic information for students in each after school program including, but not limited to grade, age, race, ethnicity, gender, special education status, and English language learner status; and
6. The amount of funding allocated to each program, the source of such funding, and the length of time each after school program has been funded.
d. All information required by this section shall be aggregated citywide, as well as disaggregated by borough, council district, community school district, and school.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.
8/29/18; 11:10 a.m.