senate Bill S7792

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the public disclosure of the final quality ratings and composite effectiveness scores of 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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 25, 2012 signed chap.68
Jun 22, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.466
substituted for a10786
referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1502
Jun 18, 2012 referred to rules

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S7792 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10786
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-c, Ed L

S7792 - Summary

Provides for the public disclosure of the final quality ratings and composite effectiveness scores of teachers and building principals.

S7792 - Sponsor Memo

S7792 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7792

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2012
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  public
  disclosure  of  the results of annual professional performance reviews
  of teachers and principals

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

  Section  1. Section 3012-c of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT AND BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
SHALL FULLY DISCLOSE AND RELEASE TO THE PUBLIC AND  THE  DEPARTMENT  THE
FINAL QUALITY RATINGS AND COMPOSITE EFFECTIVENESS SCORES FROM THE ANNUAL
PROFESSIONAL  PERFORMANCE  REVIEWS  OF  ITS  TEACHERS  AND PRINCIPALS AS
PROVIDED IN THIS SUBDIVISION.
  A. THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  FULLY  DISCLOSE  PROFESSIONAL  PERFORMANCE
REVIEW  DATA  FOR  TEACHERS  AND  PRINCIPALS IN EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT AND
BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES ON THE DEPARTMENT WEBSITE  AND
IN  ANY  OTHER  MANNER TO MAKE SUCH DATA WIDELY AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC.
SUCH DATA SHALL BE SUITABLE FOR RESEARCH,  ANALYSIS  AND  COMPARISON  OF
PROFESSIONAL  PERFORMANCE  REVIEW DATA FOR TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS. SUCH
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO THE FINAL  QUALITY
RATINGS  AND COMPOSITE EFFECTIVENESS SCORES BY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR PRIN-
CIPAL EVALUATION DATA, BY SCHOOL BUILDING FOR  TEACHER  EVALUATION  DATA
AND,  WITHIN  EACH  DISTRICT  AND SCHOOL BUILDING, BY CLASS, SUBJECT AND
GRADE; FINAL QUALITY  RATINGS  AND  COMPOSITE  EFFECTIVENESS  SCORES  BY
REGION,  DISTRICT  WEALTH,  DISTRICT  NEED CATEGORY, STUDENT ENROLLMENT,
TYPE OF SCHOOL (I.E.  ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL), STUDENT  NEED
(E.G.,  POVERTY LEVEL), AND DISTRICT SPENDING; FINAL QUALITY RATINGS AND
COMPOSITE EFFECTIVENESS SCORES BY THE PERCENTAGE OR NUMBER  OF  TEACHERS
AND PRINCIPALS IN EACH FINAL QUALITY RATING CATEGORY, MOVING TO A HIGHER
RATING CATEGORY THAN THE PREVIOUS YEAR, MOVING TO A LOWER RATING CATEGO-
RY  THAN  THE  PREVIOUS  YEAR, AND RETAINED IN EACH RATING CATEGORY; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12167-01-2

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