senate Bill S8992

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to annual professional performance review of classroom teachers and building principals; repealer

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2075
Jun 11, 2018 referred to rules

S8992 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§3012-c & 3012-d, add §3012-b, amd §§2852, 3204, 2509, 2573, 3012 & 3014, Ed L; amd §§292 & 296, Exec L; amd Part AA Subpart B §2, Chap 56 of 2014

S8992 - Summary

Relates to annual professional performance review of classroom teachers and building principals; increases the number of charters issued; makes permanent provisions relating to standardized tests not being included on a student's permanent record; expands the scope of unlawful discriminatory practices (view more) reduces the probationary period for assistants, superintendents, teachers and other school employees; repeals provisions of the education law.

S8992 - Sponsor Memo

S8992 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8992

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 11, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  annual  professional
  performance  review  of classroom teachers and building principals; in
  relation to increasing the number of charters  issued;  to  amend  the
  executive  law, in relation to expanding the scope of unlawful discri-
  minatory practices to  include  public  educational  institutions;  to
  amend  subpart B of part AA of 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 such provisions permanent;  to  amend  the  education  law,  in
  relation  to reducing the probationary period for assistants and other
  superintendents, teachers and other employees; and to  repeal  certain
  provisions of the education law relating thereto

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 3012-c of the education law is REPEALED.
  S 2. Section 3012-d of the education law is REPEALED.
  S 3. The education law is amended by adding a new  section  3012-b  to
read as follows:
  S 3012-B. ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE REVIEW OF CLASSROOM TEACHERS
AND  BUILDING PRINCIPALS. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW,
RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL  PERFORMANCE
REVIEWS  OF  ALL  CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND BUILDING PRINCIPALS EMPLOYED BY
SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES SHALL  BE
CONDUCTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  2. ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE REVIEWS SHALL BE DETERMINED THROUGH
COLLECTIVE  BARGAINING, PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT THE CONTENT OF SUCH ANNUAL
PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE REVIEWS SHALL COMPLY  WITH  THE  PROVISIONS  OF
SUBDIVISION FORTY-NINE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIVE OF THIS CHAPTER AND
SHALL  NOT  UNNECESSARILY  INCREASE  THE  AMOUNT  OF  TESTS STUDENTS ARE
REQUIRED TO TAKE IN A PARTICULAR SCHOOL YEAR. THE DEPARTMENT  MAY  ISSUE
GUIDELINES  TO  HELP  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS AND BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCA-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15921-12-8

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