State law, regulation, or district policy encourages districts to administer school climate surveys.
8 New York Codes, Rules and Regulations 100.21 ESSA accountability system
(xi) Parent, staff, and student surveys means annual surveys of parents, staff, and students conducted by CSI and TSI schools, identified by the district and administered annually in a manner prescribed by the commissioner that encourages stakeholder participation to provide schools with feedback on each of the following areas: schoolwide systems, organization and climate, school leadership, curriculum and instruction, social-emotional developmental health, and family engagement for the purpose of providing data to support the development and amendments of the school comprehensive education plan. ... (i) Interventions. Beginning with accountability designations made on or after July 1, 2018, all CSI and TSI schools and target districts shall implement all interventions applicable to such designations under this subdivision. Provided, however, that a charter school identified as a CSI or TSI school shall not be required to implement the interventions applicable to the school accountability designation pursuant to this subdivision and, in lieu of such interventions, such identified charter school shall take such actions as are required by its charter authorizer pursuant to article 56 of the Education Law consistent with the charter agreement that each charter school has with its charter authorizer. Provided further, however, that any school identified as of June 30, 2018 as a priority or focus school pursuant to section 100.18 of this Part shall implement a school comprehensive education plan in the 2018-2019 school year that meets the requirements for such plan as specified in section 100.18 of this Part. Provided further that any school required to offer public school choice prior to July 1, 2018 pursuant to section 100.18 of this Part shall continue to permit any students to remain in the school to which they have transferred and provide transportation until such students have completed the highest grade level in the school to which such students have transferred, in the manner required by the provisions of section 120.3 of this Title. (1) Interventions for CSI schools. (e) conduct parent, staff, and student surveys as defined in subparagraph (xi) of paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) of this section
School Climate Survey Pilot
Site provides information on a school climate survey pilot to assess conditions for learning in schools.