N.Y. Education Law Section 215-A
Annual report by regents to governor and legislature


1.

The regents of the university of the state of New York shall prepare and submit to the governor, the temporary president of the senate, and the speaker of the assembly, not later than the first day of January, nineteen hundred eighty-nine, nineteen hundred ninety and nineteen hundred ninety-one and the fifteenth day of February of each year thereafter, a report concerning the schools of the state which shall set forth with respect to the preceding school year: enrollment trends; indicators of student achievement in reading, writing, mathematics, science and vocational courses; graduation, college attendance and employment rates; such other indicators of student performance as the regents shall determine; information concerning teacher and administrator preparation, turnover, in-service education and performance; information concerning school library expenditures and school library media specialist employment; expenditure per pupil on regular education and expenditure per pupil on special education and such other information as requested by the governor, the temporary president of the senate, or the speaker of the assembly. To the extent practicable, all such information shall be displayed on both a statewide and individual district basis and by racial/ethnic group and gender. The regents are authorized to require school districts, boards of cooperative educational services and nonpublic schools to provide such information as is necessary to prepare the report. In preparing the report, the regents shall consult with other interested parties, including local school districts, teachers’ and faculty organizations, school administrators, parents and students.

2.

The annual report shall specifically identify school districts (i) having fifteen percent or more of their students in special education; or

(ii)

having fifty percent or more of their students with disabilities in special education programs or services sixty percent or more of the school day in a general education building; or

(iii)

having eight percent or more of their students with disabilities in special education programs in public or private separate educational settings. Such report shall also present each district’s percent and the statewide percent for each such measure.

Source: Section 215-A — Annual report by regents to governor and legislature, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/215-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

201
Corporate name and objects
202
Regents
203
Officers
204
Meetings and absences
205
Quorum
206
Authority to take testimony and conduct hearings
207
Legislative power
207‑A
Disclosure of gifts made to institutions of higher education by foreign governments, persons and entities
208
General examinations, credentials and degrees
208‑A
Scheduling of examinations
209
Academic examinations
209‑A
Applications for admission to college
210
Registrations
210‑A
Admission requirements for graduate-level teacher and educational leader programs
210‑B
Graduate-level teacher and educational leadership program deregistration and suspension
210‑C
Interstate reciprocity agreement for post-secondary distance education programs
211
Review of regents learning standards
211‑A
Enhanced state accountability system
211‑B
Consequences for consistent lack of improvement in academic performance
211‑C
Distinguished educators
211‑D
Contract for excellence
211‑E
Educational partnership organizations
211‑F
Takeover and restructuring failing schools
212
Fees
212‑A
Return of deposits for professional and graduate schools
212‑B
Return of tuition for colleges, universities, professional, proprietary and graduate schools
212‑C
Teacher accreditation review fees
213
Extension of educational facilities
213‑B
Unlawful sale of dissertations, theses and term papers
214
Institutions in the university
215
Visitation and reports
215‑A
Annual report by regents to governor and legislature
215‑B
Annual report by commissioner to governor and legislature
215‑C
Promoting cost-effectiveness in public elementary and secondary schools
215‑D
State university of New York report on economic development activities
216
Charters
216‑A
Applicability of not-for-profit corporation law
216‑B
Private foundations, as defined in the United States internal revenue code of 1954: provisions included in the charter
216‑C
Special provisions for cutlery and knife museums that exhibit automatic knives
217
Provisional charters
218
Conditions of incorporation
219
Change of name or charter
220
Distribution of assets
221
Dissolution of educational institution by stockholders
222
Suspension of operations
223
Consolidation or merger of corporations
224
Prohibitions
224‑A
Students unable because of religious beliefs to register or attend classes on certain days
225
Unlawful acts in respect to examinations and records
226
Powers of trustees of institutions
227
Colleges may construct water-works and sewer systems
228
The Hamilton college sewer district
229
County educational institutions
230
Municipal training institute
231
Town and county officers training school
232
Departments and their government
233
State Museum
233‑A
Property of the state museum
233‑AA
Property of other museums
233‑B
New York state freedom trail commission
233‑C
Study
234
Indian collection
235
State science service
235‑A
New York state biodiversity research institute
235‑B
New York state biological survey
236
Public television and radio
237
Regents plan for higher education including approved plans of state university and city university of New York and plans of independent i...
238
Chair on geriatrics in the state university
238‑A
Statewide resource centers for geriatric education
239
Albert Einstein chairs in science and Albert Schweitzer chairs in the humanities
239‑A
Collection and distribution of student’s residual consumer goods
239‑B
Research dogs and cats

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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