senate Bill S7356

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a career and technical high school diploma for students completing a course of study for a career or trade

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1617
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 14, 2014 referred to education

S7356 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง817, Ed L

S7356 - Summary

Establishes a career and technical high school diploma (CTE) for students completing a course of study for a career or trade.

S7356 - Sponsor Memo

S7356 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7356

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FELDER -- 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 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 (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO IN
THIS SECTION AS CTE) PATHWAY TO A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IS  HEREBY  ESTAB-
LISHED. 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 AND  TRAIN-
ING DESIGNED TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH CAREER, TRADE AND TECHNICAL SKILLS
AND SHALL DEMONSTRATE THAT THE STUDENT IS READY FOR A CAREER OR TRADE AS
DETERMINED BY REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER. A CTE PATHWAY TO A DIPLO-
MA SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  (I)  COMPLETION OF A CTE SEQUENCE PROVIDED AND ADMINISTERED BY A BUSI-
NESS PRACTICING A PARTICULAR TRADE OR CAREER, BY A BOARD OF  COOPERATIVE
EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES OR ANY SECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAM APPROVED BY THE
COMMISSIONER OR BY AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION;
  (II) COMPLETION OF WORK-BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCES AS PROVIDED BY  THE
APPROVED PROGRAM; AND
  (III) 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, COURSES OF STUDY IN THE  FOLLOWING
CAREER  FIELDS: AGRICULTURE EDUCATION, BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION,
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES EDUCATION,  HEALTH  OCCUPATIONS  EDUCATION,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13943-02-4

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