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Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 7652

   
 

*SB0101407652SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th Dist.

SEN. BOUCHER, 26th Dist.

REP. FLEISCHMANN, 18th Dist.

REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 1014

File No. 569

Cal. No. 303

"AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS REVISIONS AND ADDITIONS TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES. "

Strike section 2 in its entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"Sec. 2. Subsection (c) of section 10-145f of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2017):

(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section and section 10-145b, the following persons shall be eligible for a nonrenewable temporary certificate: (1) A person who has resided in a state other than Connecticut during the year immediately preceding application for certification in Connecticut and meets the requirements for certification, excluding successful completion of the competency examination and subject matter assessment, if such person holds current teacher certification in a state other than Connecticut and has completed at least one year of successful teaching in another state in a public school or a nonpublic school approved by the appropriate state board of education, (2) a person who has graduated from a teacher preparation program at a college or university outside of the state and regionally accredited, and meets the requirements for certification, excluding successful completion of the competency examination and subject matter assessment, [and] (3) a person hired by a charter school after July first in any school year for a teaching position that school year, provided the person hired after said date could reasonably be expected to complete the requirements prescribed in subparagraphs (B) and (C) of subdivision (1) of subsection (c) of section 10-145b, and (4) a person who has taught under an appropriate certificate issued by another state, territory or possession of the United States or the District of Columbia or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico for two or more years. The nonrenewable temporary certificate shall be valid for one year from the date it is issued, except the State Board of Education may extend a temporary certificate for an additional two years (A) in the certification endorsement area of bilingual education issued under this subsection [for an additional two years] to a person who is employed by a local or regional board of education and providing instruction as part of a program of bilingual instruction, as defined in section 10-17e, or (B) to a person described in subdivision (4) of this subsection. "

Strike section 7 in its entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"Sec. 7. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2017) Any agreement entered into or amended on or after July 1, 2017, pursuant to section 10-76d of the general statutes, between a local or regional board of education and a private provider of special education services, as defined in section 10-91g of the general statutes, may include the following provisions: (1) A requirement that such private provider of special education services submit monthly or quarterly reports to such board regarding the specific services and frequency of such services being provided by such private provider of special education services to students under the agreement, and (2) authorization for such board to (A) review and reconcile such reports to the contracted services described in the agreement, or (B) conduct periodic site visits at the location where such private provider of special education services provides services. "

In line 430, strike "2016" and insert "2017" in lieu thereof

In line 430, strike "2025" and insert "2026" in lieu thereof

In line 432, after "Shelton" insert ", Stamford"

In line 435, after "Shelton" insert ", Stamford"

In line 442, after "Shelton" insert ", Stamford"

In line 443, strike "2016" and insert "2017" in lieu thereof

In line 443, strike "2025" and insert "2026" in lieu thereof

In line 445, after "Shelton" insert ", Stamford"

Strike section 9 in its entirety and renumber the remaining sections and internal references accordingly

Strike lines 513 to 517, inclusive, in their entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"notice to the State Board of Education. The supervisory agent of a [private] nonpublic school [may require any applicant for a position in such school or any employee of such school to submit to] shall be responsible for paying the fee charged pursuant to section 29-17a for a state and national criminal history records [checks in accordance with the procedures described in this subsection] check required under this section. "

In line 717, insert an opening bracket before "such"

Strike line 718 in its entirety and insert "board's] the review of information received under this section by such board, council, operator or supervisory agent, provided: " in lieu thereof

Strike lines 746 and 747 in their entirety and insert "teacher, unless such person and [the] such board, council, operator or supervisory agent comply with the provisions of subsection (a) of this section. The board, council, operator or supervisory agent shall determine which such" in lieu thereof

In line 777, after "education" insert ", council, operator or supervisory agent"

Strike lines 782 and 783 in their entirety and insert "any school under the [board's] jurisdiction or control of such board, council, operator or supervisory agent. No determination by a local or regional board of education, council, operator or supervisory agent that any such employee shall not work" in lieu thereof

In line 831, after "education" insert ", council, operator or supervisory agent"

In line 845, strike "an" and insert "a written" in lieu thereof

Strike sections 14 and 19 in their entirety and renumber the remaining sections and internal references accordingly

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (a) of section 10-151d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2017):

(a) There is established a Performance Evaluation Advisory Council within the Department of Education. Membership of the council shall consist of: (1) The Commissioner of Education and the president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, or their designees, (2) one representative from each of the following associations, designated by the association, the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education, the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents, the Connecticut Federation of School Administrators, the Connecticut Education Association, [and] the American Federation of Teachers-Connecticut and the Connecticut Association of School Administrators, and (3) persons selected by the Commissioner of Education who shall include, but not be limited to, teachers, persons with expertise in performance evaluation processes and systems, and any other person the commissioner deems appropriate.

Sec. 502. Subsection (a) of section 10-193 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2017):

(a) The superintendent of schools of any local or regional board of education, or an agent designated by such superintendent, or the supervisory agent of a nonpublic school shall, upon application and in accordance with procedures established by the State Board of Education, furnish, to any person desiring to employ a minor under the age of eighteen years (1) in any manufacturing, mechanical or theatrical industry, restaurant or public dining room, or in any bowling alley, shoe-shining establishment or barber shop, a certificate showing that such minor is sixteen years of age or older, (2) in any mercantile establishment, a certificate showing that such minor is fifteen years of age or older, and (3) at any municipal or private golf course, a certificate showing that such minor is fourteen years of age or older. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 2

July 1, 2017

10-145f(c)

Sec. 7

July 1, 2017

New section

Sec. 501

July 1, 2017

10-151d(a)

Sec. 502

July 1, 2017

10-193(a)