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    ... From: Panel for Educational Policy Date: Jul 5, 2013 1:08 PM Subject: Public Notice: Regulation Regarding Reasons for Discharging
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    From: "Panel for Educational Policy" <Panel@...>
    Date: Jul 5, 2013 1:08 PM
    Subject: Public Notice: Regulation Regarding Reasons for Discharging Students
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    Notice
July 5, 2013
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    Dennis M. Walcott

    Chancellor

     

     

    AMENDMENTS TO REGULATION OF THE CHANCELLOR

     

    Number: A-240

     

    Subject: REASONS FOR DISCHARGING STUDENTS

     

    I.    Description of the subject and purpose of the proposed item under consideration.

    Chancellor’s Regulation A-240 sets forth the policies concerning transfer and discharge of students in the New York City public school system.  The prior version of the regulation, dated September 5, 2000, will be amended in the following respects: (1) a distinction between transfers and discharges is made; (2) the requirement of verification of the reason for discharge is added to the description of each discharge; (3) the requirement of maintaining documentation of the basis for discharge or transfer, in accordance with the Transfer, Discharge, and Graduation Guidelines, is clarified; (4) the requirement that children whose fifth birthday falls within the calendar year of admission must attend kindergarten, unless their parents elect instead to enroll them in first grade the following academic year, is added; (5) titles and offices are updated to reflect current Department of Education organization. 

     

    II.    Information regarding where the full text of the proposed item may be obtained.

     

    The full text of the amendments to the regulation, and the regulation in its entirety, can be found on the main page of the PEP website:

    http://schools.nyc.gov/AboutUs/leadership/PEP/publicnotice/2012-2013/August21Regulations

     

     III.      The name, office, address, email and telephone number of the city district representative, knowledgeable on the item under consideration, from whom information may be obtained concerning the item.

     

    Name:              Kim Suttell                 

    Office:             Office of Safety and Youth Development

    Address:          52 Chambers Street, Room 414, New York, NY 10007

    Email:              RegulationA-240@...

    Phone:             718-935-5508

     

    IV.       Date, time and place of the Panel for Educational Policy meeting at which the Panel will vote on the proposed item.

     

    August 21, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.

    Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers

    411 Pearl Street, Manhattan, NY 10038

     

     

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