|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 14, 2022||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S5433
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5433 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S5433 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to establishing the bilingual teachers of tomorrow teacher recruitment and retention program PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To set forth requirements and guidelines for the Bilingual Teachers of Tomorrow Recruitment and Retention Program. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Adds the following provisions to section 3614 and defines key terms and specifies funding allocation, requirements, restrictions, incentive for recruitment of new teachers with the grant monies, and eligibility requirements for fund distribution requirements. Section 2. Specifies time frame for implementation.
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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