senate Bill S8301

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to state assessments and teacher evaluations

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May 31, 2018 reported and committed to rules
Apr 27, 2018 referred to education

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May 31, 2018 - Education committee Vote

S8301
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
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Excused
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Education Committee Vote: May 31, 2018

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S8301 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10475
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-d, Ed L; amd Part AA Subpart B §2, Chap 56 of 2014
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1262, A783

S8301 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to state assessments and teacher evaluations; makes certain provisions permanent.

S8301 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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