senate Bill S6387

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Removes cap on funds for teacher resource and computer training centers for city school district for the city of New York

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Feb 02, 2012 referred to education

S6387 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง316, Ed L

S6387 - Summary

Removes the cap on funds for teacher resource and computer training centers for city school district for the city of New York.

S6387 - Sponsor Memo

S6387 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2012

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  funds  for  teacher
  resource and computer training centers


  Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section  316  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  section 4-a of part B of chapter 57 of the laws of 2007, is
amended to read as follows:
  8. Funds provided each school year to school districts and  boards  of
cooperative  educational services by the commissioner to plan, establish
and operate teacher resource and computer  training  centers  shall  not
exceed  two  million dollars per center, except that for the city school
district for the city of New York such [center] FUNDING LIMITATION shall
not [exceed sixteen million eight hundred thousand dollars]  APPLY;  and
provided  further  that each approved center shall receive not less than
twenty thousand dollars. In any year  in  which  there  is  a  statewide
increase  in funding for teacher resource and computer training centers,
such  increase  shall  be  distributed  proportionately  among  existing
centers  that  have  satisfactorily  fulfilled  the requirements of such
centers' current grant. A portion of the increase shall be  made  avail-
able  to new applicants to establish new teacher centers, and to current
teacher centers to develop and implement regional and statewide  teacher
center activities.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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