senate Bill S342

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the underrepresented teachers of tomorrow teacher recruitment and retention program

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 14, 2022 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 08, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 07, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 03, 2022 1st report cal.432
Jan 25, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

Votes

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Feb 3, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S342
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 25, 2022 - Education committee Vote

S342
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Education Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2022

nay (1)
aye wr (1)
excused (1)

S342 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4556
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3612-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7647

S342 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the underrepresented teachers of tomorrow teacher recruitment and retention program to attract and retain underrepresented certified teachers in schools which have an underrepresentation of underrepresented certified teachers; provides for grants and procedures for applying for such grants and eligibility requirements for fund distribution.

S342 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S342 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    342
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- 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  establishing  the
   underrepresented   teachers   of   tomorrow  teacher  recruitment  and
   retention program

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 3612-a
 to read as follows:
   §  3612-A.  UNDERREPRESENTED  TEACHERS OF TOMORROW TEACHER RECRUITMENT
 AND RETENTION PROGRAM. 1. DEFINITIONS.  A.  THE  TERM  "UNDERREPRESENTED
 CERTIFIED TEACHER" MEANS A TEACHER WHO HOLDS A PERMANENT OR PROFESSIONAL
 STATE TEACHING CERTIFICATE APPROPRIATE TO THE TEACHING POSITION, INCLUD-
 ING  THE  SUBJECT  AREA  IF  APPLICABLE,  IN  WHICH  HE  OR SHE IS TO BE
 EMPLOYED, WHO IS FULLY QUALIFIED TO TEACH IN AN  EDUCATION  PROGRAM  AND
 PARTICIPATED  IN A SCHOOL DISTRICT/POST-SECONDARY PARTNERSHIP "GROW YOUR
 OWN" INITIATIVE, MY BROTHER'S KEEPER, TEACHER OPPORTUNITY CORPS PROGRAM,
 HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM, EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM,  OR
 OTHER SIMILAR PROGRAM.
   B.  THE  TERM  "SCHOOL  DISTRICT"  SHALL  MEAN  A  COMMON, UNION FREE,
 CENTRAL, CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, OR CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT.
   C. THE TERM "BOARD OF EDUCATION" SHALL MEAN THE GOVERNING BOARD OF ANY
 PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH B  OF  THIS
 SUBDIVISION.
   D.  THE  TERM  "UNDERREPRESENTED  SCHOOL" SHALL MEAN A SCHOOL BUILDING
 WHICH HAS AN UNDERREPRESENTATION OF CERTIFIED TEACHERS WHO  PARTICIPATED
 IN  A  SCHOOL DISTRICT/POST-SECONDARY PARTNERSHIP "GROW YOUR OWN" INITI-
 ATIVE, MY BROTHER'S KEEPER, TEACHER OPPORTUNITY  CORPS  PROGRAM,  HIGHER
 EDUCATION  OPPORTUNITY  PROGRAM, EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM, OR OTHER
 SIMILAR PROGRAMS, AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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