senate Bill S4709

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to annual professional performance review plans submitted by the highest performing ten percent of school districts

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Apr 10, 2015 referred to education

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S4709 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3012-c, Ed L

S4709 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to annual professional performance review plans submitted by the highest performing ten percent of school districts.

S4709 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4709 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4709

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- 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  annual  professional
  performance  review  plans  submitted  by  the  highest performing ten
  percent of school districts

  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 21 of the laws of 2012, is amended to
read as follows:
  k. (1) 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 may
reject a plan that does not rigorously adhere to the provisions of  this
section  and  the  regulations  of  the commissioner. Should any plan be
rejected, the commissioner shall describe each deficiency in the submit-
ted 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 a form prescribed by the commissioner,  to  the
commissioner  for  approval. To the extent that by July first, two thou-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10400-01-5

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