8 CRR-NY 80-1.3NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 8. EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER II. REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER
SUBCHAPTER C. TEACHERS
PART 80. REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHERS' CERTIFICATES AND TEACHING PRACTICE
SUBPART 80-1. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHERS' CERTIFICATES
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80-1.3 Citizenship.
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision this Part to the contrary, no otherwise qualified applicant shall be denied a certificate under this Part, or registration pursuant to this Title by reason of his or her citizenship or immigration status, unless such applicant is otherwise ineligible for a professional license under 8 USC section 1621 or any other applicable Federal law. Provided, however that pursuant to 8 USC section 1621(d), no otherwise qualified alien shall be precluded from obtaining a professional license under this Title if an individual is not unlawfully present in the United States, including but not limited to applicants granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals relief or similar relief from deportation.
(b) The requirements of subdivision (a) of this section shall not preclude a candidate who is not a citizen of the United States from qualifying for a permit or other authorization to teach in the public schools of New York State, in accordance with specific provisions of the Education Law that authorize such teaching service by a candidate who is not a citizen of the United States, such as section 3005 of the Education Law.
8 CRR-NY 80-1.3
Current through February 15, 2020
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