senate Bill S7632

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to annual teacher and principal evaluations

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May 11, 2016 referred to education

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S7632 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9461
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3012-d & 3012-c, Ed L

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

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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