|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 13, 2023||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 07, 2023||ordered to third reading cal.292|
reported and committed to rules
|Jan 31, 2023||referred to education|
senate Bill S3408
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3408 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Education
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §3615, Ed L
S3408 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the bilingual teachers of tomorrow teacher recruitment and retention program to attract and retain bilingual, certified teachers in schools with a bilingual teacher shortage; provides for grants and procedures for applying for such grants and eligibility requirements for fund distribution.
S3408 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3408 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 a new section to Education Law to establish the bilin- gual teachers of tomorrow recruitment and retention program. This section details the application, grants, and funding allocation for the program. Section 2. Effective date.
S3408 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3408 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2023 ___________ 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 "SCHOOL WITH A BILINGUAL TEACHER SHORTAGE" MEANS A PUBLIC SCHOOL 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 DETERMINED 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 "YEAR OF SERVICE" SHALL MEAN TEN MONTHS OF CONTINUOUS FULL-TIME SERVICE AS A TEACHER DURING A SCHOOL YEAR, GENERALLY OCCURRING BETWEEN SEPTEMBER FIRST AND JUNE THIRTIETH. 2. APPLICATION AND FUNDING. A. GRANTS SHALL BE MADE TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR BILINGUAL, CERTIFIED TEACHER RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02342-04-3 S. 3408 2
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