senate Bill S5124

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to performance reviews of classroom teachers and building principals and the comprehensive review of education standards administered by the state department of education

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

You must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.

Actions

view actions (3)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 21, 2016 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
May 02, 2015 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

S5124 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Part EE subpart E §1, Chap 56 of 2015; amd §§3012-d, 305 & 202, Ed L

S5124 - Summary

Relates to annual performance review public comment period; directs the release of statewide English language arts and mathematics exam questions; relates to the addition of student characteristics for consideration of student performance; establishes a content review committee for reviewing standardized test items (view more) relates to the board of regents; directs the commissioner to conduct a comprehensive review of education standards administered by the state education department; appropriates money therefor.

S5124 - Sponsor Memo

S5124 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5124

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend chapter 56 of the laws of 2015  amending  the  education
  law  relating  to annual performance reviews of classroom teachers and
  building principals, in relation to the public comment period; and  to
  amend  the  education law, in relation to annual teacher and principal
  evaluations; to amend the education law, in relation to directing  the
  release of test questions on statewide English language arts and math-
  ematics  examinations;  and making an appropriation therefor; to amend
  the education law, in relation to the addition of  student  character-
  istics  for  consideration of student performance; to amend the educa-
  tion law, in relation to establishing a content review  committee  for
  the  purpose  of  reviewing  new standardized test items; to amend the
  education law, in relation to the board of regents; and to direct  the
  commissioner  of  education  to  conduct a comprehensive review of the
  education standards administered by the state education department

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

  Section 1. Section 1 of subpart E of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws
of  2015,  amending  the  education  law  relating to annual performance
reviews of classroom teachers and building  principals,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  Section   1.   Authority  of  the  commissioner.  Notwithstanding  any
provisions of section 3012-c of the education law to the  contrary,  the
commissioner of the state education department, is hereby authorized and
directed  to[,  subject] PUBLISH DRAFT REGULATIONS IN THE STATE REGISTER
NO LATER THAN JUNE 30, 2015. SUBJECT  to the provisions of  section  207
of  the  education  law,  [adopt  regulations  of  the commissioner] THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL ADOPT REGULATIONS and guidelines [no later than  June
30,  2015]  FORTY-FIVE DAYS AFTER DRAFT REGULATIONS ARE PUBLISHED IN THE
STATE REGISTER, to implement a statewide annual  teacher  and  principal

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10854-03-5

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.