|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 11, 2016||referred to education|
senate Bill S7632
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
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S7632 - Details
S7632 - Summary
Relates to annual teacher and principal evaluations; provides that in the event that a new evaluation system has not been adopted in accordance with the recommendations of the committee of experts as set forth in subdivision sixteen of section 3012-d of the education law by September 1, 2020, the date for compliance with the provisions of subpart E of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of 2015, shall be suspended until such time that a new evaluation system is enacted.
S7632 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7632 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the education law, in relation to annual teacher and principal evaluations PURPOSE : This bill will provide school districts with flexibility surrounding teacher and principal evaluations, while the Board of Regents transitions to a new system and ensures districts do not receive an aid penalty during this transition. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 provides for a moratorium on the implementation of the teacher and principal evaluation system contained within Education Law 32012-D until, at least, September 1, 2020. During this time a committee of experts will develop a new evaluation system. Section 2 allows districts to locally determine the content of the evaluations during the transition to a new system. Districts also have the option of utilizing an evaluation system under Education Law 3012-C or 3012-D during this time. Additionally, a committee of experts will be charged with developing a new system and will report their recommendations to the State Education Department by September 1, 2020.
S7632 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7632 I N S E N A T E May 11, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SERINO -- 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 teacher and principal evaluations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 11 of section 3012-d of the education law, as added by section 2 of subpart E of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: 11. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, no school district shall be eligible for an apportionment of general support for public schools from the funds appropriated for the [2015--2016] TWO THOUSAND TWENTY--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE school year and any year there- after in excess of the amount apportioned to such school district in the respective base year unless such school district has submitted documen- tation that has been approved by the commissioner by [November fifteenth, two thousand fifteen, or by] September first, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY AND SEPTEMBER FIRST of each subsequent year, demonstrating that it has fully implemented the standards and procedures for conducting annual teacher and principal evaluations of teachers and principals in accordance with the requirements of this section and the regulations issued by the commissioner. Provided further that any apportionment withheld pursuant to this section shall not occur prior to April first of the current year and shall not have any effect on the base year calculation for use in the subsequent school year. For purposes of this section, "base year" shall mean the base year as defined in paragraph b of subdivision one of section thirty-six hundred two of this chapter, and "current year" shall mean the current year as defined in paragraph a of subdivision one of section thirty-six hundred two of this chapter. IN THE EVENT THAT A NEW EVALUATION SYSTEM HAS NOT BEEN ADOPTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION SIXTEEN OF THIS SECTION BY SEPTEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, THE DATE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SUBPART EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14562-01-6
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