assembly Bill A8355

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to annual professional performance review agreements

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Jan 09, 2014 referred to education

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A8355 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6008
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3012-c & 3602-e, Ed L

A8355 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to annual professional performance review agreements.

A8355 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8355

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. NOLAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  annual  professional
  performance review agreements

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

  Section 1. Paragraph k of subdivision  2  of  section  3012-c  of  the
education  law,  as  added by chapter chapter 21 of the laws of 2012, is
amended to read as follows:
  k. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule or  regulation  to
the  contrary, by July first, two thousand twelve, the governing body of
each school district and board of cooperative educational services shall
adopt a plan, on a form prescribed by the commissioner, for  the  annual
professional  performance  review  of  all of its classroom teachers and
building principals in accordance with the requirements of this  section
and  the  regulations of the commissioner, and shall submit such plan to
the commissioner for approval. The plan may be an annual  or  multi-year
plan,  for  the  annual  professional  performance  review of all of its
classroom teachers  and  building  principals.  The  commissioner  shall
approve  or  reject the plan by September first, two thousand twelve, or
as soon as practicable thereafter.   THE COMMISSIONER SHALL  REJECT  ANY
ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE REVIEW PLANS THAT PROVIDE FOR THE ADMIN-
ISTRATION  OF  STANDARDIZED  STATE ASSESSMENTS, OR VENDOR OR THIRD PARTY
DEVELOPED ASSESSMENTS OR OTHER COMPARABLE  STANDARDIZED  ASSESSMENTS  TO
STUDENTS  IN GRADES KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SECOND GRADE THAT ARE NOT BEING
USED FOR DIAGNOSTIC PURPOSES OR ARE OTHERWISE REQUIRED  TO  BE  ADMINIS-
TERED  BY FEDERAL LAW. The commissioner may ALSO reject a plan that does
not rigorously adhere to the provisions of this section  and  the  regu-
lations  of  the  commissioner. Should any plan be rejected, the commis-
sioner shall describe each deficiency in the submitted plan  and  direct
that  each  such deficiency be resolved through collective bargaining to
the extent required under article fourteen of the civil service law.  If
any  material changes are made to the plan, the school district or board
of cooperative educational services must submit the material changes, on

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

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