senate Bill S5966A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a career and technical education (CTE) diploma

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1607
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 13, 2014 print number 5966c
amend and recommit to education
May 08, 2014 print number 5966b
amend and recommit to education
Jan 27, 2014 print number 5966a
amend and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Oct 23, 2013 referred to rules

Bill Amendments

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B
C (Active)
Original
A
B
C (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S5966 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L

S5966 - Summary

Establishes a career and technical education (CTE) diploma; a CTE pathway to a diploma shall be based on a curriculum designed to provide students with technical skills and shall demonstrate that the student is ready for a career as determined by regulations of the commissioner.

S5966 - Sponsor Memo

S5966 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5966

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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 establishing a  career
  and technical education diploma

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 817 to
read as follows:
  S 817. CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION DIPLOMA.  1.  A.  A  CAREER  AND
TECHNICAL  EDUCATION  (CTE) DIPLOMA IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. A CTE DIPLOMA
SHALL:
  (I) BE A  GRADUATION  DIPLOMA  THAT  CONFERS  THE  SAME  BENEFITS  FOR
STUDENTS THAT ARE CONFERRED BY A REGENTS OR LOCAL DIPLOMA;
  (II)  DIFFER FROM THE REGENTS OR LOCAL DIPLOMA PATHWAY WITH RESPECT TO
REQUIRED ASSESSMENTS; AND
  (III) PROVIDE A PATHWAY FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.
  B. A CTE DIPLOMA SHALL BE BASED  ON  CURRICULUM  DESIGNED  TO  PROVIDE
STUDENTS WITH TECHNICAL SKILLS AND SHALL DEMONSTRATE THAT THE STUDENT IS
READY FOR A CAREER AS DETERMINED BY REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER.
  C.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION, A CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, A COURSE OF STUDY IN THE FOLLOWING
CAREER FIELDS: AGRICULTURE, BUSINESS AND MARKETING, FAMILY AND  CONSUMER
SCIENCES,  HEALTH OCCUPATIONS, TRADE, TECHNOLOGY, MANUFACTURING, MACHIN-
ING AND ENGINEERING.
  2. THE BOARD OF REGENTS  SHALL  PROMULGATE  SUCH  REGULATIONS  OF  THE
COMMISSIONER  AS  MAY  BE NECESSARY TO ESTABLISH THE CURRICULUM, ASSESS-
MENTS AND ANY OTHER CRITERIA THAT STUDENTS MUST ACHIEVE TO  EARN  A  CTE
DIPLOMA.
  3. STUDENTS WHO ENTERED HIGH SCHOOL IN THE TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN - TWO
THOUSAND FOURTEEN SCHOOL YEAR AND THEREAFTER SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO EARN A
CTE DIPLOMA.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11824-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S5966A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L

S5966A - Summary

Establishes a career and technical education (CTE) diploma; a CTE pathway to a diploma shall be based on a curriculum designed to provide students with technical skills and shall demonstrate that the student is ready for a career as determined by regulations of the commissioner.

S5966A - Sponsor Memo

S5966A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5966--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. VALESKY, GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a  career
  and technical education diploma

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 817 to
read as follows:
  S 817.  CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PATHWAY TO A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLO-
MA.  1. A. A CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION  (CTE)  PATHWAY  TO  A  HIGH
SCHOOL DIPLOMA IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. A CTE PATHWAY TO A DIPLOMA SHALL:
  (I) RESULT IN A REGENTS OR LOCAL DIPLOMA;
  (II)  DIFFER  FROM  THE TRADITIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO A REGENTS OR LOCAL
DIPLOMA WITH RESPECT TO REQUIRED ASSESSMENTS;
  (III) BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.
  B. A CTE PATHWAY TO A DIPLOMA SHALL BE BASED ON CURRICULUM DESIGNED TO
PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH TECHNICAL SKILLS AND SHALL  DEMONSTRATE  THAT  THE
STUDENT  IS  READY  FOR  A  CAREER  AS  DETERMINED BY REGULATIONS OF THE
COMMISSIONER. A CTE PATHWAY TO A  DIPLOMA  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE
LIMITED TO:
  (I) COMPLETION OF A CTE SEQUENCE;
  (II) COMPLETION OF A THREE-PART TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT;
  (III) COMPLETION OF WORK-BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCES AS PROVIDED BY THE
APPROVED PROGRAM; AND,
  (IV) COMPLETION OF A WORK-SKILLS EMPLOYABILITY PROFILE.
  C.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION, A CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, A COURSE OF STUDY IN THE FOLLOWING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11824-05-4

Co-Sponsors

S5966B - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L

S5966B - Summary

Establishes a career and technical education (CTE) diploma; a CTE pathway to a diploma shall be based on a curriculum designed to provide students with technical skills and shall demonstrate that the student is ready for a career as determined by regulations of the commissioner.

S5966B - Sponsor Memo

S5966B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5966--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  VALESKY, AVELLA, GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --
  recommitted to the Committee on Education in  accordance  with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a career
  and technical education diploma

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 817 to
read as follows:
  S 817.  CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PATHWAY TO A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLO-
MA.    1.  A.  A  CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) PATHWAY TO A HIGH
SCHOOL DIPLOMA IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED. A CTE PATHWAY TO A DIPLOMA SHALL:
  (I) RESULT IN A REGENTS OR LOCAL DIPLOMA;
  (II) DIFFER FROM THE TRADITIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO A  REGENTS  OR  LOCAL
DIPLOMA WITH RESPECT TO REQUIRED ASSESSMENTS;
  (III) BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS.
  B. A CTE PATHWAY TO A DIPLOMA SHALL BE BASED ON CURRICULUM DESIGNED TO
PROVIDE  STUDENTS  WITH  TECHNICAL SKILLS AND SHALL DEMONSTRATE THAT THE
STUDENT IS READY FOR A  CAREER  AS  DETERMINED  BY  REGULATIONS  OF  THE
COMMISSIONER.  A  CTE  PATHWAY  TO  A  DIPLOMA SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE
LIMITED TO:
  (I) COMPLETION OF A CTE SEQUENCE;
  (II) COMPLETION OF A THREE-PART TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT;
  (III) COMPLETION OF WORK-BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCES AS PROVIDED BY THE
APPROVED PROGRAM; AND,
  (IV) COMPLETION OF A WORK-SKILLS EMPLOYABILITY PROFILE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11824-07-4

Co-Sponsors

S5966C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §817, Ed L

S5966C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a career and technical education (CTE) diploma; a CTE pathway to a diploma shall be based on a curriculum designed to provide students with technical skills and shall demonstrate that the student is ready for a career as determined by regulations of the commissioner.

S5966C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5966C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5966--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  VALESKY, AVELLA, GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --
  recommitted to the Committee on Education in  accordance  with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a  career
  and technical education diploma

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 817 to
read as follows:
  S 817.  CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PATHWAY TO A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLO-
MA.  1. A. A CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION  (CTE)  PATHWAY  TO  A  HIGH
SCHOOL  DIPLOMA  IS  HEREBY  ESTABLISHED. A CTE PATHWAY TO A DIPLOMA, IF
MADE AVAILABLE BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL:
  (I) RESULT IN A REGENTS OR LOCAL DIPLOMA;
  (II) DIFFER FROM THE TRADITIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO A  REGENTS  OR  LOCAL
DIPLOMA  WITH  RESPECT  TO  REQUIRED  ASSESSMENTS,  EXCEPT  AS OTHERWISE
REQUIRED BY FEDERAL LAW;
  (III) BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS.
  B. A CTE PATHWAY TO A DIPLOMA SHALL BE BASED  ON  A  COURSE  OF  STUDY
DESIGNED  TO  PROVIDE  STUDENTS  WITH TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS AND
SHALL DEMONSTRATE THAT THE STUDENT IS READY FOR A CAREER  AS  DETERMINED
BY  REGULATIONS  OF  THE  COMMISSIONER. A CTE PATHWAY TO A DIPLOMA SHALL
INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (I) COMPLETION OF A CTE COURSE OF STUDY;
  (II) COMPLETION OF A THREE-PART TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11824-10-4

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