senate Bill S7237

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the New York state masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 13, 2018 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

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S7237 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9602
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง669-f, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S2482C, A5910C
2015-2016: S5512A, A7727A

S7237 - Summary

Relates to the New York state masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program.

S7237 - Sponsor Memo

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.
  S 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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