senate Bill S6732

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to annual professional performance review of classroom teachers and building principals

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 27, 2012 signed chap.21
Mar 15, 2012 delivered to governor
Mar 14, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
message of necessity - 3 day message
ordered to third reading rules cal.16
substituted for a9554
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
message of necessity - 3 day message
ordered to third reading cal.365
referred to rules

S6732 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9554
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-c, Ed L

S6732 - Summary

Relates to annual professional performance review of classroom teachers and building principals; relates to tenured teacher disciplinary hearings.

S6732 - Sponsor Memo

S6732 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6732                                                  A. 9554

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             March 14, 2012
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of the
  Governor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Rules

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced  by  M.  of A. SILVER -- (at request of the
  Governor) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  annual  professional
  performance  review  of classroom teachers and building principals and
  the teacher evaluation appeal process in the city of New York

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 3012-c of the education law, as
added by chapter 103 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule or  regulation  to
the  contrary, the annual professional performance reviews of all class-
room teachers and building principals employed by  school  districts  or
boards of cooperative educational services shall be conducted in accord-
ance with the provisions of this section. Such performance reviews which
are  conducted  on  or  after  July first, two thousand eleven, or on or
after the date specified in paragraph  c  of  subdivision  two  of  this
section  where applicable, shall include measures of student achievement
and be conducted in accordance with this section.   Such annual  profes-
sional  performance reviews shall be a significant factor for employment
decisions including but not limited  to,  promotion,  retention,  tenure
determination,  termination,  and supplemental compensation, which deci-
sions are to be made in accordance  with  locally  developed  procedures
negotiated pursuant to the requirements of article fourteen of the civil
service  law  WHERE APPLICABLE.  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTHING IN THIS
SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO AFFECT THE STATUTORY  RIGHT  OF  A  SCHOOL
DISTRICT  OR  BOARD  OF  COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO TERMINATE A
PROBATIONARY TEACHER OR PRINCIPAL FOR STATUTORILY  AND  CONSTITUTIONALLY
PERMISSIBLE REASONS OTHER THAN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE TEACHER OR PRINCI-
PAL IN THE CLASSROOM OR SCHOOL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MISCONDUCT.
Such  performance  reviews shall also be a significant factor in teacher

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

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