|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to education|
|Mar 24, 2011||notice of committee consideration - withdrawn|
|Feb 22, 2011||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to education|
senate Bill S95
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S95 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§2588 & 3013, rpld §2588 subs 3, 4 & 7, Ed L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S95 - Summary
Establishes the "keep effective and excellent professionals in the classroom act"; relates to procedures for the abolition of teaching positions in city school districts of cities having one million or more inhabitants.
S95 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S95 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the retaining quality teachers and teachers in shortage subject areas when teaching positions are eliminated in city school districts of cities having one million or more inhabitants; and to repeal certain provisions of the education law relating thereto PURPOSE: Establishes procedures regarding the retention of quality teachers and teachers in shortage subject areas in instances when teaching positions are eliminated in certain school districts. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Short Title "The Keep Effective and Excellent Professionals in the Classroom Act". Section 2: Amends Section 2588 of the Education Law regarding the abolition of positions to include city school districts of cities with one million people or more. Section 3: Repeals section 2588 (3) of the Education Law and adds a new subdivision 3. Provides that a school principal shall make
S95 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 95 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- 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 the retaining quality teachers and teachers in shortage subject areas when teaching posi- tions are eliminated in city school districts of cities having one million or more inhabitants; and to repeal certain provisions of the education law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "the keep effective and excellent professionals in the classroom act". S 2. The section heading of section 2588 of the education law, as added by chapter 521 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows: Seniority, retention and displacement rights in connection with aboli- tion of positions in city school districts of cities having [more than] one million inhabitants OR MORE. S 3. Subdivision 3 of section 2588 of the education law is REPEALED and a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows: 3. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, WHENEVER THE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT ABOLISHES TEACHING OR SUPERVISORY POSITIONS CITYWIDE AS A RESULT OF A CITYWIDE BUDGET REDUCTION IN ACCORD- ANCE WITH PARAGRAPH B OF SUBDIVISION FIVE-A OF SECTION TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-SIX OF THIS ARTICLE AND THE MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK. (I) DECISIONS CONCERNING WHICH POSITIONS WITHIN INDIVIDUAL SCHOOLS ARE TO BE ABOLISHED, AND WHICH PERSONS OCCUPYING SUCH POSITIONS ARE TO BE ABOLISHED, AND WHICH PERSONS OCCUPYING SUCH POSITIONS ARE TO BE LAID OFF, SHALL BE MADE BY THE PRINCIPAL, CONSISTENT WITH GUIDANCE PROMULGAT- ED BY THE CHANCELLOR PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. THE PRINCIPAL SHALL MAKE THE DECISION AFTER CONSIDERING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF A SCHOOL-BASED EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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