senate Bill S6955

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the professional development to educators

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9062 -

  • 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 19, 2014 signed chap.28
Jun 09, 2014 delivered to governor
May 12, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.399
substituted for s6955
May 12, 2014 substituted by a9062a
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.399
Apr 07, 2014 referred to education


S6955 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1950, Ed L; amd §§3 & 4, Chap 396 of 2012

S6955 - Summary

Provides for professional development to educators; extends certain provisions of such law relating thereto.

S6955 - Sponsor Memo

S6955 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 7, 2014

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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  providing  for  the
  professional development to educators; and to amend chapter 396 of the
  laws  of 2012 amending the education law, relating to services to out-
  of-state  school  districts  by  boards  of  cooperative   educational
  services, in relation to extending the provisions thereof


  Section 1. Subparagraph 10 of paragraph h of subdivision 4 of  section
1950  of the education law, as added by chapter 396 of the laws of 2012,
is amended to read as follows:
  (10) To enter into contracts of no more  than  [two]  FIVE  years  and
subject  to  the  sunset  date  of  this subparagraph, with out-of-state
school districts for  special  education  and/or  career  and  technical
education  services or for the use of existing products that demonstrate
how to map the common  core  standards  to  assessments  and/or  provide
access to existing webinars or online courses relating to implementation
of  the common core standards AND/OR FOR PROVIDING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOP-
MENT TO EDUCATORS.  Any contract shall be approved by the  commissioner,
the  board  of  cooperative educational services and the district super-
intendent of schools, provided such services are made available  to  any
school  district  within  the supervisory district and that the require-
ments of this subparagraph are met. Contracts must be  executed  by  the
board  of cooperative educational services and the trustees or boards of
education of such out-of-state school districts and shall only authorize
out-of-state students to participate in an instructional program if such
services are available to  all  eligible  students  in  New  York  state
schools  in the component districts and the number of participating out-
of-state students only comprises up to five percent of the total  number
of the total enrolled students in the instructional program at the board
of  cooperative  educational  services and that the board of cooperative
educational services spends no more than thirty percent of  its  employ-
ees' time on services to out-of-state districts pursuant to this subpar-

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


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