Bill Text: NY A02404 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to the New York state masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-20 - substituted by s5985 [A02404 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A02404-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          2404
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 22, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY, SCHIMMINGER, STIRPE, MAGNARELLI, WALLACE,
          BRONSON, JONES, GIGLIO, DINOWITZ, HUNTER, SANTABARBARA,  BENEDETTO  --
          Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LENTOL, SIMON -- read once and referred
          to the Committee on Higher Education
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to the New York state
          masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 669-f of the education law, as
     2  added by section 1 of subpart A of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws  of
     3  2015, is amended to read as follows:
     4    1.  Eligibility. Students who are matriculated in an approved master's
     5  degree in education program at a New York state [public  institution  of
     6  higher  education] college, as defined in subdivision two of section six
     7  hundred one of this title, leading to a career as a  teacher  in  public
     8  elementary  or  secondary education shall be eligible for an award under
     9  this section, provided the applicant: (a) earned an undergraduate degree
    10  from a college located in New York state; (b) was a New York state resi-
    11  dent while earning such  undergraduate  degree;  (c)  achieved  academic
    12  excellence as an undergraduate student, as defined by the corporation in
    13  regulation;  (d)  enrolls  in  full-time  study  in an approved master's
    14  degree in education program at a New York state [public  institution  of
    15  higher  education] college, as defined in subdivision two of section six
    16  hundred one of this title, leading to a career as a  teacher  in  public
    17  elementary  or secondary education; (e) signs a contract with the corpo-
    18  ration agreeing to teach in a classroom setting on a full-time basis for
    19  five years in a school located within New York  state  providing  public
    20  elementary  or secondary education recognized by the board of regents or
    21  the university of the state  of  New  York,  including  charter  schools
    22  authorized  pursuant  to  article  fifty-six  of  this  chapter; and (f)
    23  complies with the applicable provisions of this article and all require-
    24  ments promulgated by the  corporation  for  the  administration  of  the
    25  program.
    26    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02300-01-9
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