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Urban--Governance


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State Status/Date Level Summary
ILTo governor 06/2014P-12Chicago Education Governance
H.B. 1152
Creates the Chicago Educational Governance Task Force for the purpose of recommending the best structure and procedure for the governance of City of Chicago School District 299 in order to ensure the best educational outcomes for students. Establishes membersh...

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OHAdopted 10/2009P-12"Teacher Leader" and "Urban Principal" Endorsements
OAC 3301-24-05
Adds new paragraph regarding the "teacher leader" endorsement. Provides endorsement is valid for mentoring and coaching teachers, providing staff development and assisting the principal in developing and supporting a shared vision and clear goals for the schoo...

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ILSigned into law 08/2009P-12Chicago School Finance Authority
S.B. 235
Provides that upon the abolition of the Chicago School Finance Authority, all of its rights and property shall pass to and be vested in the Chicago Board of Education. http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/96/SB/PDF/09600SB0235lv.pdf...

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NYSigned into law 08/2009P-12New York City Board of Education
A.B. 8903 - New York City Board Members and Meetings
Amends membership of the New York City board of education. Increases number of members appointed by the mayor from seven to eight. Eliminates provision rendering the chancellor a voting member and chairperson of the city board. Replaces with provision making t...

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NYSigned into law 08/2009P-12New York City Board
A.B. 8903 - New York City Board Powers and Duties
Substantially amends powers and duties of New York City board, authorizing the board to:
(1) Approve all regulations proposed by the chancellor or city board
(2) Approve the educational facilities capital plan, following any applicable hearings conducted by t...

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NYSigned into law 08/2009P-12City-Wide Council on High Schools
A.B. 8903 - City-Wide Council on High Schools
Creates the City-Wide Council on High Schools for New York City. Provides the council has the power to:
(1) Advise and comment on any educational or instructional policy involving high schools
(2) Issue an annual report on the effectiveness of the city distri...

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NYSigned into law 08/2009P-12Community District Education Councils
A.B. 8903 - Community District Education Councils
Amends provisions regarding eligibility of individuals serving as parent members of community district education councils in New York City. Permits a parent member to remain on a community district education council for two years after the member's child leave...

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NYSigned into law 08/2009P-12City-Wide Council on Special Education
A.B. 8903 - City-Wide Council on Special Education
Makes technical changes to eligibility requirements of parent and high school senior members of the city-wide council on special education in New York City. http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?bn=A08903&sh=t...

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NYSigned into law 08/2009P-12City-Wide Council on English Language Learners
A.B. 8903 - City-Wide Council on English Language Learners
Creates a [New York City] City-Wide Council on English Language Learners. Provides the council has the power to:
(1) Advise and comment on any educational or instructional policy involving bilinguor or English as a second language (ESL) programs.
(2) Issue an...

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NYSigned into law 08/2009P-12New York City Schools Chancellor
A.B. 8903 - New York City Schools Chancellor
Adds to the powers and duties of the New York City Schools chancellor, authorizing the chancellor to:
--Prepare an educational impact statement regarding any proposed school closing or significant change in school utilization, including the phase-out, grade r...

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LASigned into law 06/2008P-12Duties of a Superintendent
H.B. 306
Makes provisions relative to certain duties of a local public school superintendent, including but not limited to serving as school board secretary, applicable to Orleans Parish by removing certain exceptions, prohibitions and alternative requirements. http://...

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NYSigned into law 07/2003P-12Community District Education Council
S.B. 5688
Establishes the community district education council within the New York city community school district system; establishes a community council for each community district; establishes a city board on special education. Defines community council as the commun...

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