|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 13, 2018||referred to higher education|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 29, 2018||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 23, 2018||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 22, 2018||1st report cal.245|
|Jan 04, 2018||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S7237
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7237 - Details
S7237 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7237 SPONSOR: LAVALLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the New York state masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program PURPOSE: This bill will align the Masters-in-Education Teacher Incentive Scholar- ship Program with other state scholarship programs allowing students to choose the college or university with the academic program and approach that benefits them most. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Provides access to Masters-in-Education Teacher Incentive Scholarship Programs awards to students at non-profit institutions of higher education, as defined under section 2 of the education law.
S7237 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7237 I N S E N A T E January 4, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the New York state masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 669-f of the education law, as added by section 1 of subpart A of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: 1. Eligibility. Students who are matriculated in an approved master's degree in education program at a New York state [public institution of higher education] COLLEGE, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED ONE OF THIS TITLE, leading to a career as a teacher in public elementary or secondary education shall be eligible for an award under this section, provided the applicant: (a) earned an undergraduate degree from a college located in New York state; (b) was a New York state resi- dent while earning such undergraduate degree; (c) achieved academic excellence as an undergraduate student, as defined by the corporation in regulation; (d) enrolls in full-time study in an approved master's degree in education program at a New York state [public institution of higher education] COLLEGE, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED ONE OF THIS TITLE, leading to a career as a teacher in public elementary or secondary education; (e) signs a contract with the corpo- ration agreeing to teach in a classroom setting on a full-time basis for five years in a school located within New York state providing public elementary or secondary education recognized by the board of regents or the university of the state of New York, including charter schools authorized pursuant to article fifty-six of this chapter; and (f) complies with the applicable provisions of this article and all require- ments promulgated by the corporation for the administration of the program. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02665-08-8
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