senate Bill S5576C

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the granting of tenure

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 approval memo.8
Jun 07, 2021 signed chap.112
delivered to governor
May 19, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.377
substituted for a6750b
May 10, 2021 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2021 amended on third reading 5576c
Mar 30, 2021 amended on third reading 5576b
Mar 25, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 24, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 23, 2021 1st report cal.618
Mar 18, 2021 print number 5576a
Mar 18, 2021 amend and recommit to education
Mar 11, 2021 referred to education

Votes

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Mar 23, 2021 - Education committee Vote

S5576A
15
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committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S5576 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6750
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3012, 3012-d, 3014, 2509 & 2573, Ed L

S5576 - Summary

Relates to the granting of tenure to probationary classroom teachers or building principals; provides that no school district shall complete an annual professional performance review for the two thousand twenty--two thousand twenty-one school year.

S5576 - Sponsor Memo

S5576 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5576
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the granting of tenure
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Section  3012 of the education law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
   4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SECTION, AT THE EXPIRA-
 TION OF THE PROBATIONARY TERM OF A TEACHER, PRINCIPAL OR OTHER SUPERVIS-
 ING STAFF DESCRIBED HEREIN WHO WERE APPOINTED DURING  THE  TWO  THOUSAND
 SEVENTEEN--TWO  THOUSAND  EIGHTEEN,  TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN--TWO THOUSAND
 NINETEEN AND TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN--TWO THOUSAND  TWENTY  SCHOOL  YEARS,
 SUCH  INDIVIDUAL  SHALL  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR  TENURE IF HE OR SHE RECEIVED
 COMPOSITE ANNUAL PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE  REVIEW  RATINGS  PURSUANT  TO
 SECTION  THREE  THOUSAND  TWELVE-C OR SECTION THREE THOUSAND TWELVE-D OF
 THIS ARTICLE, OF EITHER EFFECTIVE OR HIGHLY EFFECTIVE IN AT LEAST ONE OF
 THE FOUR PRECEDING YEARS AND DID NOT RECEIVE AN  INEFFECTIVE  RATING  IN
 THE  FINAL  YEAR  OF  HIS OR HER PROBATIONARY PERIOD, OR DURING THE MOST
 RECENT SCHOOL YEAR WHERE A RATING WAS RECEIVED.  ANY PROBATIONARY TEACH-
 ER, PRINCIPAL OR OTHER SUPERVISING STAFF HIRED DURING THE  TWO  THOUSAND
 TWENTY--TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE SCHOOL YEAR WHO WAS APPOINTED ON TENURE
 IN ANOTHER SCHOOL DISTRICT, BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES OR
 STATE SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND OR DEAF AND WHO WAS NOT DISMISSED  FROM  SUCH
 DISTRICT,  BOARD  OR  STATE  SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND OR DEAF AS A RESULT OF
 CHARGES BROUGHT PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF  SECTION  THREE  THOUSAND
 TWENTY-A OR SECTION THREE THOUSAND TWENTY-B OF THIS ARTICLE, SUCH TEACH-
 ER, PRINCIPAL OR OTHER SUPERVISING STAFF SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A PROBA-
 TIONARY PERIOD OF THREE YEARS; PROVIDED THAT, IN THE CASE OF A CLASSROOM
 TEACHER,  PRINCIPAL  OR  OTHER  SUPERVISING STAFF SUCH INDIVIDUAL DEMON-
 STRATES THAT HE OR  SHE  RECEIVED  AN  ANNUAL  PROFESSIONAL  PERFORMANCE
 REVIEW  RATING  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION THREE THOUSAND TWELVE-C OR SECTION
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S5576A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6750
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3012, 3012-d, 3014, 2509 & 2573, Ed L

S5576A - Summary

Relates to the granting of tenure to probationary classroom teachers or building principals; provides that no school district shall complete an annual professional performance review for the two thousand twenty--two thousand twenty-one school year.

S5576A - Sponsor Memo

S5576A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5576--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the granting of tenure

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 3012 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
 new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
   4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SECTION, AT THE EXPIRA-
 TION OF THE PROBATIONARY TERM OF A CLASSROOM TEACHER OR BUILDING PRINCI-
 PAL  DESCRIBED  HEREIN  WHO WAS APPOINTED DURING THE TWO THOUSAND SEVEN-
 TEEN--TWO  THOUSAND  EIGHTEEN,  TWO  THOUSAND   EIGHTEEN--TWO   THOUSAND
 NINETEEN  AND  TWO  THOUSAND NINETEEN--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY SCHOOL YEARS,
 SUCH INDIVIDUAL SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR  TENURE  IF  HE  OR  SHE  RECEIVED
 COMPOSITE  ANNUAL  PROFESSIONAL  PERFORMANCE  REVIEW RATINGS PURSUANT TO
 SECTION THREE THOUSAND TWELVE-C OR SECTION THREE  THOUSAND  TWELVE-D  OF
 THIS ARTICLE, OF EITHER EFFECTIVE OR HIGHLY EFFECTIVE IN AT LEAST ONE OF
 THE  FOUR  PRECEDING  YEARS AND DID NOT RECEIVE AN INEFFECTIVE RATING IN
 THE FINAL YEAR OF HIS OR HER PROBATIONARY PERIOD,  OR  DURING  THE  MOST
 RECENT SCHOOL YEAR WHERE A RATING WAS RECEIVED.  ANY PROBATIONARY CLASS-
 ROOM  TEACHER HIRED DURING THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-
 ONE SCHOOL YEAR WHO WAS APPOINTED ON TENURE IN ANOTHER  SCHOOL  DISTRICT
 WITHIN THE STATE, THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WHERE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED, BOARD OF
 COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES OR STATE SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND OR DEAF
 AND WHO WAS NOT DISMISSED FROM SUCH DISTRICT, BOARD OR STATE SCHOOL  FOR
 THE BLIND OR DEAF AS A RESULT OF CHARGES BROUGHT PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
 ONE  OF  SECTION THREE THOUSAND TWENTY-A OR SECTION THREE THOUSAND TWEN-
 TY-B OF THIS ARTICLE, SHALL BE APPOINTED FOR A  PROBATIONARY  PERIOD  OF
 THREE  YEARS;  PROVIDED  THAT,  IN  THE CASE OF A CLASSROOM TEACHER SUCH
 INDIVIDUAL DEMONSTRATES THAT HE OR SHE RECEIVED AN  ANNUAL  PROFESSIONAL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S5576B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6750
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3012, 3012-d, 3014, 2509 & 2573, Ed L

S5576B - Summary

Relates to the granting of tenure to probationary classroom teachers or building principals; provides that no school district shall complete an annual professional performance review for the two thousand twenty--two thousand twenty-one school year.

S5576B - Sponsor Memo

S5576B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5576--B
     Cal. No. 618
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. MAYER, JORDAN, MARTUCCI, TEDISCO -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Education  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported  favorably  from
   said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
   reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
   order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the granting of tenure
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  2 of section 3012 of the
 education law, as added by section 4 of subpart D of part EE of  chapter
 56 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
   (b)  At  the expiration of the probationary term of a person appointed
 for such term on or after July first, two thousand fifteen,  subject  to
 the conditions of this section, the superintendent of schools shall make
 a  written  report to the board of education or the trustees of a common
 school district recommending for appointment on tenure those persons who
 have been found competent, efficient and satisfactory and, in  the  case
 of  a classroom teacher or building principal, who have received compos-
 ite annual professional performance review ratings pursuant  to  section
 three thousand twelve-c or section three thousand twelve-d of this arti-
 cle,  of  either  effective or highly effective in at least three of the
 four preceding years, exclusive of any breaks in service; provided that,
 notwithstanding any other provision of this  section  to  the  contrary,
 when  a  teacher  or principal receives an effective or highly effective
 rating in each year of his or her probationary service except he or  she
 receives  an  ineffective  rating in the final year of his or her proba-
 tionary period, such teacher shall not be eligible for  tenure  but  the
 board  of  education, in its discretion, may extend the teacher's proba-
 tionary period for an additional year; provided, however, that  if  such
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S5576C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6750
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3012, 3012-d, 3014, 2509 & 2573, Ed L

S5576C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the granting of tenure to probationary classroom teachers or building principals; provides that no school district shall complete an annual professional performance review for the two thousand twenty--two thousand twenty-one school year.

S5576C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5576C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5576--C
     Cal. No. 618
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. MAYER, HINCHEY, JORDAN, MARTUCCI, REICHLIN-MELNICK,
   TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed  to the Committee on Education -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
   second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
   reprinted,  retaining  its  place  in  the  order  of third reading --
   reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second
   report,  ordered  to  a  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the granting of tenure
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subparagraph  ii  of  paragraph  (a)  of subdivision 1 of
 section 3012 of the education law, as amended by section 4 of subpart  D
 of  part  EE  of  chapter  56 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as
 follows:
   ii. Teachers and all other members of the  teaching  staff  of  school
 districts,  including  common  school  districts and/or school districts
 employing fewer than eight teachers, other than city  school  districts,
 who are appointed on or after July first, two thousand fifteen, shall be
 appointed  by  the  board of education, or the trustees of common school
 districts, upon the recommendation of the superintendent of schools, for
 a probationary period of four years, except that in the case of a teach-
 er who has rendered satisfactory service as a regular substitute  for  a
 period  of  two  years  and, if a classroom teacher, has received annual
 professional performance review ratings in each of those years,  or  has
 rendered  satisfactory  service  as  a  seasonally  licensed per session
 teacher of swimming in day schools who has served in that capacity for a
 period of two years and has been appointed to teach the same subject  in
 day  schools,  on an annual salary, the teacher shall be appointed for a
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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