NYSED Press Release 6/8/20

Summary of the Amendments

Full descriptions of the changes can be found in the Regents item.

Hands-Only CPR Instruction

Commissioner’s regulations are amended to exempt senior high schools from being required to provide an opportunity to students to demonstrate the psychomotor skills necessary to perform hands-only compression CPR for the 2019-20 school year.   

Adoption and Publishing of Data Security and Privacy Policy Deadline. 

Extends the date required for the adoption and publishing of data security and privacy policies by educational agencies from July 1, 2020 until October 1, 2020.

Child Abuse in an Education Setting Training Deadline. 

Extends the deadline to complete the child abuse in an educational setting training from July 1, 2020 until September 30, 2020.

Timetable for Implementation

The emergency regulations will become effective on June 9, 2020. It is anticipated that the proposed amendment will be presented for permanent adoption at the September 2020 Regents meeting, after publication of the proposed amendment in the State Register and expiration of the 60-day public comment period required under the State Administrative Procedure Act.