senate Bill S5808A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a task force on educator diversity in New York state

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 13, 2020 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 12, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 11, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 10, 2020 1st report cal.378
Feb 06, 2020 print number 5808a
Feb 06, 2020 amend and recommit to education
Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2019 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1348
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 15, 2019 referred to education

Votes

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Feb 10, 2020 - Education committee Vote

S5808A
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Education Committee Vote: Feb 10, 2020

aye wr (2)

Jun 13, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5808
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5808 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education

S5808 - Summary

Establishes a task force on educator diversity in New York state to study the presence of educator diversity.

S5808 - Sponsor Memo

S5808 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5808
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 15, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to establish a task force  on  educator  diversity  in  New  York
   state; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration
   thereof

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Task force on educator diversity in New York state.   There
 is  hereby  established  a  task force on educator diversity in New York
 state. The purpose of the task force shall be to conduct a comprehensive
 study on the presence of educator  diversity,  state  actions  taken  to
 promote educator diversity in New York state, and how New York state can
 encourage  new  initiatives  to  enhance and promote educator diversity,
 including but not limited to:
   (a) barriers which prevent students of color from entering the  teach-
 ing profession, or remaining in the teaching profession;
   (b) recruitment and retention efforts;
   (c) mentorship programs for current educators of color;
   (d)  initiatives  aimed  at encouraging students of color to enter the
 teaching profession, also known as 'grow your own' initiatives;
   (e) scholarship opportunities for students of color who are interested
 in entering the teaching profession; and
   (f) initiatives that encourage teachers  of  color  to  become  school
 leaders and administrators.
   §  2.  a.  The  task  force  shall  consist  of thirteen members to be
 appointed as follows: (i) five people appointed by  the  governor;  (ii)
 four  people  appointed  by  the  temporary president of the senate; and
 (iii) four people appointed by the speaker of the assembly.
   b. The members of the task force shall designate one of the appointees
 as the chair of the task force. All appointments of members of the  task
 force  shall  be made no later than thirty days after the effective date

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

Co-Sponsors

S5808A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education

S5808A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a task force on educator diversity in New York state to study the presence of educator diversity.

S5808A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5808A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5808--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 15, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
   when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education  --  recom-
   mitted to the Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
   sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to establish a task force  on  educator  diversity  in  New  York
   state; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration
   thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Task force on educator diversity in New York state.   There
 is  hereby  established  a  task force on educator diversity in New York
 state. The purpose of the task force shall be to conduct a comprehensive
 study on the presence of educator  diversity,  state  actions  taken  to
 promote educator diversity in New York state, and how New York state can
 encourage  new  initiatives  to  enhance and promote educator diversity,
 including but not limited to:
   (a) barriers which prevent students of color from entering the  teach-
 ing profession, or remaining in the teaching profession;
   (b) recruitment and retention efforts;
   (c) mentorship programs for current educators of color;
   (d)  initiatives  aimed  at encouraging students of color to enter the
 teaching profession, also known as 'grow your own' initiatives;
   (e) scholarship opportunities for students of color who are interested
 in entering the teaching profession, and  other  funding  mechanisms  to
 assist such students;
   (f)  initiatives  that  encourage  teachers  of color to become school
 leaders and administrators, and barriers that have prevented teachers of
 color from becoming school leaders and administrators; and
   (g) reviewing and commenting on reports issued by the state  education
 department related to educator diversity.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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