|IN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Performance Qualified Schools|
Provides for the designation of performance qualified school districts and high schools so as to provide flexibility in administration and i...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||District Flexibility|
Allows districts identified as high-performing to seek state waivers of certain accountability measures, to explore alternative teacher eval...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||District Financial Incentive|
Rewards districts where students graduate with an industry-recognized credential. "Industry recognition" defined as programs and certificati...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||School and District Grading, School Awards, Funding Flexibility|
Establishes legislative findings. Directs the state superintendent of education to develop a school grading system for schools and districts...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Statewide Accountability|
Directs commissioner of education to establish appropriate performance goals and measures for LEAs. Rewards LEAs that reach the achievement ...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||School District Regulator Exemptions|
Exempts school districts that have received a letter grade of "A" for three consecutive years and do not have any schools within the distric...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||School and School System Indicators of Quality, Report Cards|
Directs the office of student achievement to work in coordination to review, and revise as necessary, indicators of quality. Requires such r...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Achievement Grants|
H.B. 706 - Achievement Grants
Repeals Section Section 20-2-253, relating to achievement grants to recognize schools and school systems with high achievement, high levels ...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Statewide Accountability System|
Establishes indicators to measure student achievement and school-level performance. Stipulates that indicators will be used to create an ove...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||More Efficiency and Effectiveness|
H.B. 153 - More Efficiency and Effectiveness
Directs the department of education to develop a system to rank all districts, community schools and STEM schools according to: (1) performa...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Distinction Designations and Charter Schools|
Specifies that an open-enrollment charter school may not be awarded a distinction designation if the charter school is evaluated under alter...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||School District Performance Improvement Awards Grant|
S.B. 2808 - Part B, Sec. 2
Creates the School District Performance Awards Grant program. Directs the commissioner of education to award competitive grants to school di...
|FL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Repeals Secondary School Improvement Award Program|
HB 7037 - Sec 25
Repeals Subsection (5) of section 1003.413, which directed the commissioner of education to implement the Secondary School Improvement Award...
|TX||Adopted 06/2010||P-12||District Awards for Teacher Excellence|
19 TAC 102.1073
Establishes procedures and adopts guidelines for the administration of awards for teacher excellence. Incorporates statutory changes resulti...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Rewards for Performance|
Relates to the Academic Achievement Award program; modifyies number of awards granted under the program and adds or specifies award levels;...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Accountability|
Creates a coherent and effective accountability framework for improvement for all schools and districts to provide an excellent and equitabl...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Recognizing and Reqwarding Significant Progress|
S.B. 145/H.B. 1172
Codifies a current recognition program for schools and local school divisions that recognizes and rewards fully accredited schools and schoo...
|CA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Race to the Top|
S.B. 1E - Section 8
Adds Chapter 18 (commencing with Section 53100) to the Education Code. Numbers below relate to new section numbers.
53100: For purposes of...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Pilot Academic Achievement Awards program|
Creates a pilot Academic Achievement Awards program, which would use federal stimulus funds to make financial awards to schools that signifi...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Educator Excellence Awards Program|
Adds national board-certified teachers as a group of educators eligible to be awarded stipends for improved student achievement through the ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Teacher and Principal Awards|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 11-14
Section 11: Provides that the educator excellence fund will be annually funded by an amount determined by legislative appropriation, rather ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||School Recognition|
H.B. 3 - Section 59 - Part VI (Distinction Designations and Awards)
Establishes new Subchapter G, "Distinction Designations". Directs the commissioner at the beginning of each school year to award distinction...
|OK||Vetoed 05/2009||P-12||Academic Achievement Award Program|
Amends Academic Achievement Award program to allow for more schools to receive awards (was limited to four). Adds and clarifies award levels...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Education Pays Pilots|
Encourages each local district to develop an Education Pays pilot program for at-risk students to encourage student academic achievement thr...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Accountability|
H.B. 2261--Section 501-507, Accountability
Section 501-507 relates to shared accountability for school and district improvement. Legislature recognizes that comprehensive education fi...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Accountability System|
S.B. 1 Section 4, 5 and 7
Repeals provisions relating to rewards for successful schools. Establishes provisions to recognize schools that would have been rewarded und...
|LA||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||School, District and State Accountability System|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.301, 517, 613, 707, 709, 903, 1301, 1601-1609, 1901,2101, 2301, 2401, 2501-2505, 2701- 2721, 3301-3303, 3503, 3507, 3701, and 3905.
Amends rules concerning Bulletin 111 - The Louisiana School, District, and State Accountability System. Sets the target graduation rate for ...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Modifies Use of Rewards|
House Bill 2399 amends the Education Code to allow a school campus to use the 25 percent of its student achievement program award that is no...
|LA||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Rewards Eligibility and Corrective Actions|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.1301, 4313, 4903, and 4905
Amends the following Sections of Bulletin 111:
• §1301 Reward Eligibility: Changes one requirement for exemplary academic growth to 2.0 poin...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Academic Achievement Award Program|
Relates to the Academic Achievement Award (AAA) program: expanding the program to the top four schools in each category; adding an award for...
|AK||Adopted 04/2007||P-12||PUBLIC SCHOOL PERFORMANCE INCENTIVE|
4 AAC 33.520
Amends rules to the Department of Education and Early Development.Amends the participation rate in the Public School Performance IncentivePr...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Flexible Funding for Pupil Achievement Program|
Establishes the Flexible Funding for Pupil Achievement Program. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to administer the program....
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 08/2006||P-12||School Rewards|
Pending legislative approval in 2007: Gives responsibility of calculating school rewards for purposes of NCLB to the state department of edu...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Florida Secondary School Redesign Act|
H.B. 7087 - Section 19
Defines secondary schools as those serving grades 6-12. Specifies that the following guiding principles must be used in the annual preparat...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Measuring Student and School Performance|
Concerns measuring public school effectiveness; identifies the schools that receive the governor's distinguished improvement awards; instruc...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||U.S. Savings Bonds for Students Earning Academic Honors Diploma|
Allows districts that before January 1, 2006 purchased U.S. savings bonds for graduates who earned an academic honors diploma to continue to...
|KY||Adopted 11/2005||P-12||Accountability Rewards and Consequences|
703 KAR 5:020
Amends rules which establish a system for identifying and rewarding successful schools and appropriate consequences for schools failing to m...
|KY||Adopted 11/2005||P-12||District Accountability Rewards and Sanctions|
703 KAR 5:130
Establishes a local school district accountability program. Establishes eligibility for district rewards, and procedures for determining ass...
|OK||Adopted 08/2005||P-12||Academic Achievement Award Program|
OAC 210:20-26-1, -2, -3
Implements the Academic Achievement Award Program. OKLAHOMA 13819
|GA||Adopted 07/2005||P-12||Accountability System|
GAC 160-7-1-.01 thru -.04
Clarifies rules regarding the statewide accountability system, including definitions, profiles and awards and school- and district-level con...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Rewards for growth|
The personnel in participating schools that achieve a level of expected growth greater than one hundred percent (100%) at a level to be dete...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12|
|International General Certificate of Secondary Education (pre-AICE) and Advanced International Certificate of Education|
Adds International General Certificate of Secondary Education (pre-AICE) and Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) to publi...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Sufficient Academic Growth|
Modifies definition of "sufficient academic growth" for purposes of diagnostic assessment. Makes related changes to governor's distinguished...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Academic Achievement Award (AAA) Program|
New section of law: 3-152.1 of Title 70. Requires the state board of education to develop an Academic Achievement Award (AAA) program. The ...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Apple Award|
Adds a new section to chapter 28A.655 RCW. The Apple Award program is created to honor and reward public elementary schools that have the gr...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Academic Honors Diploma Awards|
H.B. 1001 (Section 201)
Districts are eligible for the academic honors diploma awards according to the number of students who successfully completed an academic hon...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||End-of-Course Success Incentive Program|
H.B. 1983 (multiple provisions)
Creates the End-of-Course Success Incentive Program under the department of education. Awards schools $50.00 for each student passing the en...
|GA||Adopted 12/2004||P-12||Statewide Accountability|
GAC 160-7-1-.01 thru .04
Clarifies rules regarding the following: single statewide accountability system; accountability system definitions; accountability profiles;...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 08/2004||P-12||Distinguished Schools, Additional Yearly Growth Award|
Proposes rules regarding awards, distinguished schools, and Additional Yearly Growth (AYG) Award. http://www2.state.id.us/adm/adminrules/rul...
|GA||Adopted 07/2004||P-12||Statewide Accountability; Definitions; School Profiles|
GAC 160-7-1-.01 thru -.04
Clarifies rules regarding statewide accountability, applicable definitions, school profiles, and awards and consequences; creates a single s...
|OH||Rule Adoption 05/2004||P-12||Identification of Excellent Schools and Districts|
OAC 3301-15-01 thru -05, -56-01
Rescinds rules pertaining to process and indicators used to identify excellent schools and districts, corrective action plans, state monitor...
|WV||to governor 03/2004||P-12||Exemplary Performance and Progress|
H.B. 4001- Multiple Sections
Part of H.B. 4001 requires standards for determining exemplary student, school and school system performance and progress. These indicators ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Public Education Amendments|
Modifies the membership and terms of the nominating and recruiting committee that selects candidates for membership on the State Board of Ed...
|WV||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Education|
Requires the state board to adopt system standards, including student performance and progress, school and school system progress, etc. Req...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Public School Funding Act of 2003|
Relates to the Public School Funding Act of 2003; provides equitable funding to public schools; provides a system for monitoring public scho...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Student Assessment and Educational Accountability Act of 2004 - Rewards|
S.B. 33 § 6
Adds Ark. Code 6-15-1902(e), 6-15-1907. School receiving annual improving category Level 5 or Level 4 are eligible for school recognition aw...
|NJ||Signed into law 12/2003||P-12||Outstanding Educational Services Professionals|
Establishes the Governor's Annual Award for Outstanding Educational Services Professionals....
|NY||Emergency Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Prepayment Methods of Academic Performance Awards|
Title 8 NYCRR 2206.3
Prepayment Methods of General and Academic Performance Awards. Reflects the prepayment method which results in cost savings and improves adm...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||School Accountability|
Makes changes concerning school recognition standards for student performance and school improvement, recognition levels, rewards and acknow...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||State Payment of National Board Certification Application Fee and Rewards|
H.B. 4391 (multiple provisions)
Sec. 704. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for national board certification, the department shall pay 1/2 of the application fee for te...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||School Rewards Fund-School Improvements|
Allows state board to provide for and department to use monies (remaining after department provision of all school rewards in school account...
|MD||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Review and Recognition of Schools under NCLB|
A. The State Board and the State Superintendent of Schools shall annually review the progress of each local school system to determine if th...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Education Profile Reports|
Requires the State Department of Education to issue Delaware Public Education Profiles for all public schools, including charter schools and...
|FL||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: School Improvement and Accountability Program; Florida School Recognition Program|
Eliminates commissioner waiver authority in school improvement/accountability system (see bill section 379, page 849, line 29 ff) Places Flo...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Major Bill - Accountability Component|
Department is required to identify high-achieving schools as performance schools and specify the waivers of rule applicable to those schools...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Summer School Grant Program and Teacher Pay Incentive Program|
Expands the Summer School Grant Program to provide funding to school districts for the operation of intensive literacy and reading comprehen...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Incentive Bonuses|
Provides an incentive bonus equal to 10% of any nonstate grant or subsidy that is awarded to a school or school teacher on a competitive bas...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||School and District Accountability Rewards Fund|
Reestablishes a dedicated fund to set aside funds for providing rewards to schools earning rewards pursuant to the accountability system. ht...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2001||P-12||Changes In the States Accountability Reward System|
Deletes the provision by which schools that meet the State target are eligible for the Governor's Performance Award Program and would requir...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||School Accountability Program|
Relates to school and district accountability for student outcomes; provides for notification to the public of school rankings; provides tec...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Rewards, Continuing Education, Teacher Shortages,|
H.B. 1499--Multiple Components
Concerns Academic Performance Awards Programs, continuing education for mathematics teachers, National Board certification; removes authorit...
|UT||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Establishment of U-PASS Assessment Program|
Puts into legislation recommendations of Task Force on Learning Standards and Accountability in Public Education created by 1999 legislation...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Florida's Accountability System|
Requires each school district with school designated as performance grade category F to permit transfer of teachers with certain qualificati...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Underperforming Schools - Assistance and Incentives|
Concerns underperforming schools; provides grants for boards of education with schools in need of improvement; provides for partnerships wit...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Financial Rewards for Schools and Boards|
Establishes the Governor's Academic Achievement Program; provides financial rewards to public schools and local boards of education that imp...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Incentives for Low-Performing Schools|
Empowers and directs the State Board of Education to establish and implement an improving and high performing schools program for identifyin...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Financial Incentives for Schools|
Establishes and implements a superior-performing and exemplary schools program for identifying and granting financial incentives to low perf...
|NM||Vetoed 03/2000||P-12||Intervention, Incentives|
Relates to interventions for school improvements; changes the distribution of the incentives for school improvement fund....
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Education Oversight Committee & Office of Education Accountability|
The Governor may appoint study commissions as he deems appropriate to study education questions, issue findings and make recommendations to ...