Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 17, 2023||
referred to education
Assembly Bill A6548
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A6548 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Education
- Law Section:
- Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
2023-A6548 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on the presence of educator diversity in the state, state actions taken to promote educator diversity, and how the state can encourage new initiatives to enhance and promote educator diversity in New York; provides for the repeal of such provisons upon the expiraton thereof.
2023-A6548 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6548 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y April 17, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SOLAGES, MITAYNES, EPSTEIN, TAYLOR, GONZALEZ-RO- JAS, AUBRY, JACOBSON, SIMON, DAVILA, JACKSON -- read once and referred 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 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. § 2. a. The task force shall consist of thirteen members to be appointed as follows: (i) five people appointed by the governor; (ii) EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03820-01-3
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