senate Bill S7445

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prevents any applicant for teacher certification to be required to take an examination administered by Pearson Education, Inc. and/or affiliates

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May 15, 2014 referred to education

S7445 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3004, Ed L

S7445 - Summary

Prevents any applicant for teacher certification from being required to take an examination administered by Pearson Education, Inc. and/or its affiliates.

S7445 - Sponsor Memo

S7445 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7445

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GIPSON -- 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 teacher certification

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

  Section  1.  Section  3004 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOT REQUIRE THAT ANY APPLICANT  FOR  CERTIF-
ICATION  BE  REQUIRED  TO  TAKE  AN  EXAMINATION ADMINISTERED BY PEARSON
EDUCATION, INC. OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES TO QUALIFY FOR A CERTIFICATION,
LICENSE, PROBATIONARY PERIODS, APPOINTMENT, AND TENURE  OF  POSITION  OF
PERSONS  EMPLOYED  IN  THE  TEACHING, OR SUPERVISING SERVICE. NOTHING IN
THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS TO  REMOVE  THE  ABILITY  OF  THE
COMMISSIONER  TO  ADMINISTER  OTHER TESTS AS PART OF THE TEACHER CERTIF-
ICATION PROCESS.
  S 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15161-01-4

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