assembly Bill A317

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to annual teacher and principal evaluations

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Jan 09, 2019 referred to education


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A317 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3012-d & 3012-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9461
2017-2018: A2815
2021-2022: A5000
2023-2024: A1651

A317 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to annual teacher and principal evaluations; provides that in the event that a new evaluation system has not been adopted in accordance with the recommendations of the committee of experts as set forth in subdivision sixteen of section 3012-d of the education law by September 1, 2023, the date for compliance with the provisions of subpart E of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of 2015, shall be suspended until such time that a new evaluation system is enacted.

A317 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y


                             January 9, 2019

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  JAFFEE,  ABINANTI, BRABENEC, GALEF,
  ZEBROWSKI, RAIA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BUCHWALD  --  read
  once and referred to the Committee on Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to annual teacher and
  principal evaluations


  Section  1.  Subdivision 11 of section 3012-d of the education law, as
added by section 2 of subpart E of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws  of
2015, is amended to read as follows:
  11.  Notwithstanding  any  inconsistent  provision  of  law, no school
district shall be eligible for an apportionment of general  support  for
public  schools  from  the  funds  appropriated for the [2015--2016] TWO
thereafter in excess of the amount apportioned to such  school  district
in  the  respective  base year unless such school district has submitted
documentation that has been approved by the  commissioner  by  [November
fifteenth,  two  thousand  fifteen, or by] September first, TWO THOUSAND
TWENTY-THREE AND SEPTEMBER FIRST of each subsequent year,  demonstrating
that  it has fully implemented the standards and procedures for conduct-
ing annual teacher and principal evaluations of teachers and  principals
in  accordance with the requirements of this section and the regulations
issued by the commissioner.  Provided  further  that  any  apportionment
withheld  pursuant  to this section shall not occur prior to April first
of the current year and shall not have  any  effect  on  the  base  year
calculation  for use in the subsequent school year. For purposes of this
section, "base year" shall mean the base year as defined in paragraph  b
of  subdivision  one  of section thirty-six hundred two of this chapter,
and "current year" shall mean the current year as defined in paragraph a
of subdivision one of section thirty-six hundred two  of  this  chapter.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets