senate Bill S5433

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the bilingual teachers of tomorrow teacher recruitment and retention program

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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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.435
Jan 25, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Mar 04, 2021 referred to education

Votes

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Feb 3, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S5433
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 25, 2022 - Education committee Vote

S5433
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Education Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2022

nay (1)
aye wr (3)
excused (1)

S5433 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9286
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3615, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2543
2011-2012: S1160
2013-2014: S3093
2015-2016: S2867
2017-2018: S2700
2019-2020: S5027

S5433 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the bilingual teachers of tomorrow teacher recruitment and retention program to attract and retain bilingual, certified teachers in areas of greatest need, especially schools under registration review; provides for grants and procedures for applying for such grants and eligibility requirements for fund distribution.

S5433 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5433 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5433
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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
   bilingual  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 3615
 to read as follows:
   §  3615.  BILINGUAL  TEACHERS  OF  TOMORROW  TEACHER  RECRUITMENT  AND
 RETENTION PROGRAM. 1. DEFINITIONS. A. THE TERM "BILINGUAL TEACHER SHORT-
 AGE  AREA"  MEANS  A  PUBLIC SCHOOL OR SUBJECT AREA IN WHICH THERE WAS A
 SHORTAGE OF BILINGUAL, CERTIFIED TEACHERS IN THE  PREVIOUS  SCHOOL  YEAR
 AND  THERE  IS A PROJECTED SHORTAGE IN THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR AS DETER-
 MINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   B. THE TERM "BILINGUAL, CERTIFIED TEACHER" MEANS A TEACHER WHO HOLDS A
 PERMANENT OR PROFESSIONAL STATE TEACHING CERTIFICATE APPROPRIATE TO  THE
 TEACHING POSITION, INCLUDING THE SUBJECT AREA IF APPLICABLE, IN WHICH HE
 OR SHE IS TO BE EMPLOYED AND WHO IS FULLY QUALIFIED TO TEACH IN A BILIN-
 GUAL EDUCATION PROGRAM.
   C.  THE  TERM  "SCHOOL  DISTRICT"  SHALL  MEAN  A  COMMON, UNION FREE,
 CENTRAL, CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, OR CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT.
   D. THE TERM "BOARD OF EDUCATION" SHALL MEAN THE GOVERNING BOARD OF ANY
 PUBLIC SCHOOL OR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH C  OF  THIS
 SUBDIVISION.
   E. THE TERM "LOW-PERFORMING, LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY SCHOOL" SHALL
 MEAN  A  SCHOOL  BUILDING WHICH IS UNDER REGISTRATION REVIEW OR A SCHOOL
 BUILDING PERFORMING SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW STATE STANDARDS  AS  DEFINED  BY
 THE  COMMISSIONER  AND  WHICH  HAS  A  SUBSTANTIAL PROPORTION OF LIMITED
 ENGLISH PROFICIENCY PUPILS, AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09361-01-1

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