Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 31, 2018||
reported and committed to rules
|Apr 27, 2018||
referred to education
Senate Bill S8301
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S8301 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S8301 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8301 SPONSOR: MARCELLINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to state assessments and teacher evaluations; and to amend chapter 56 of the laws of 2014, amend- ing the education law relating to providing that standardized test scores shall not be included on a student's permanent record, in relation to making certain provisions permanent PURPOSE: This bill would amend the annual teacher and principal evaluation system to eliminate the mandatory use of state assessments to determine a teacher or principal's evaluation. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill would establish a new subdivision 16 of section 3012-d of the Education Law to make the use of state-created or adminis-
2017-S8301 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8301 I N S E N A T E April 27, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MARCELLINO, TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to state assessments and teacher evaluations; and to amend chapter 56 of the laws of 2014, amending the education law relating to providing that standardized test scores shall not be included on a student's permanent record, in relation to making certain provisions permanent THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3012-d of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 16 to read as follows: 16. A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE GRADES THREE THROUGH EIGHT ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND MATHEMATICS STATE ASSESSMENTS AND ALL OTHER STATE-CREATED OR ADMIN- ISTERED TESTS SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO BE UTILIZED IN ANY MANNER TO DETERMINE A TEACHER OR PRINCIPAL EVALUATION REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION. B. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROVIDING ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENTS THAT MAY BE USED IN GRADES THREE THROUGH EIGHT INSTEAD OF ALL OTHER STATE-CREATED OR ADMINISTERED TESTS, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE ALL OF THE ASSESSMENTS THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE COMMIS- SIONER FOR USE IN DETERMINING TRANSITION SCORES AND RATINGS. C. THE SELECTION AND USE OF AN ASSESSMENT IN A TEACHER OR PRINCIPAL'S EVALUATION PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPHS A AND B OF THIS SUBDIVISION AND SUBDI- VISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOURTEEN OF THE CIVIL SERVICE LAW. D. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF SUBDIVISION TWELVE OF THIS SECTION TO THE CONTRARY, NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO ABROGATE ANY CONFLICTING PROVISIONS OF ANY COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT IN EFFECT ON THE DATE THIS SUBDIVISION TAKES EFFECT AND UNTIL THE ENTRY INTO A SUCCESSOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT, PROVIDED THAT NOTWITH- STANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, UPON EXPIRATION OF SUCH TERM AND THE ENTRY INTO A SUCCESSOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL APPLY; AND, PROVIDED FURTHER, HOWEVER, THAT ANY ASSESSMENTS USED IN DETERMINING TRANSITION SCORES AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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