senate Bill S7279A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to annual professional performance review plans submitted by the highest performing ten percent of school districts

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2012 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1387
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 21, 2012 print number 7279a
amend (t) and recommit to education
May 02, 2012 referred to education

S7279 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-c, Ed L

S7279 - Summary

Relates to annual professional performance review plans submitted by the highest performing ten percent of school districts.

S7279 - Sponsor Memo

S7279 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7279

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- 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  annual  professional
  performance  review  plans  submitted  by  the highest performing five
  percent of school districts

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  k  of  subdivision  2 of section 3012-c of the
education law, as added by chapter 21 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
read as follows:
  k. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule or  regulation  to
the  contrary, by July first, two thousand twelve, the governing body of
each school district and board of cooperative educational services shall
adopt a plan, on a form prescribed by the commissioner, for  the  annual
professional  performance  review  of  all of its classroom teachers and
building principals in accordance with the requirements of this  section
and  the  regulations of the commissioner, and shall submit such plan to
the commissioner for approval. The plan may be an annual  or  multi-year
plan,  for  the  annual  professional  performance  review of all of its
classroom teachers  and  building  principals.  The  commissioner  shall
approve  or  reject the plan by September first, two thousand twelve, or
as soon as practicable thereafter. The commissioner may  reject  a  plan
that  does  not  rigorously adhere to the provisions of this section and
the regulations of the commissioner. Should any plan  be  rejected,  the
commissioner  shall  describe  each deficiency in the submitted plan and
direct that each such deficiency be resolved through collective bargain-
ing to the extent required under article fourteen of the  civil  service
law.  If  any material changes are made to the plan, the school district
or board of cooperative educational services must  submit  the  material
changes,  on  a form prescribed by the commissioner, to the commissioner
for approval. To the extent that by July first, two thousand twelve,  or
by  July first of any subsequent year, if all the terms of the plan have
not been finalized as a result of unresolved collective bargaining nego-
tiations, the entire plan shall be submitted to  the  commissioner  upon

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

S7279A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-c, Ed L

S7279A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to annual professional performance review plans submitted by the highest performing ten percent of school districts.

S7279A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7279A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7279--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to annual professional
  performance review plans  submitted  by  the  highest  performing  ten
  percent of school districts

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

  Section 1. Paragraph k of subdivision  2  of  section  3012-c  of  the
education law, as added by chapter 21 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
read as follows:
  k.  (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule or regulation
to the contrary, by July first, two thousand twelve, the governing  body
of  each  school  district and board of cooperative educational services
shall adopt a plan, on a form prescribed by the  commissioner,  for  the
annual  professional performance review of all of its classroom teachers
and building principals in accordance  with  the  requirements  of  this
section  and  the regulations of the commissioner, and shall submit such
plan to the commissioner for approval. The plan  may  be  an  annual  or
multi-year  plan,  for the annual professional performance review of all
of its classroom teachers  and  building  principals.  The  commissioner
shall  approve  or  reject  the  plan  by  September first, two thousand
twelve, or as soon  as  practicable  thereafter.  The  commissioner  may
reject  a plan that does not rigorously adhere to the provisions of this
section and the regulations of the  commissioner.  Should  any  plan  be
rejected, the commissioner shall describe each deficiency in the submit-
ted  plan  and  direct  that  each  such  deficiency be resolved through
collective bargaining to the extent required under article  fourteen  of
the civil service law. If any material changes are made to the plan, the
school district or board of cooperative educational services must submit
the  material  changes, on a form prescribed by the commissioner, to the
commissioner for approval. To the extent that by July first,  two  thou-
sand  twelve,  or by July first of any subsequent year, if all the terms

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

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