|NH||Became law without governor's signature 06/2012||P-12||Adequate Education Grants|
Amends the definition of "determination year" for the purpose of calculating adequate education grants and authorizes the commissioner of the department of education to make adjustments in adequate education grants based on variations in the average daily memb...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Adequacy Education Funding Study|
Requires the Maryland State Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Budget and Management and the Department of Legislative Services to contract with a public or private entity to conduct a study of the adequacy of education funding in ...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Lawsuits by School Corporations|
Prohibits the governing body of a school corporation from using funds received from the state to bring or join in an action against the state unless the school corporation is challenging an adverse decision by a state agency, board, or commission.
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||School Funding Amounts|
Changes the foundation funding level for students. Includes students in regular settings, alternative settings, English-language learners and students in low-income districts.
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Finance Adequacy|
H.B. 2261--Section 112, Technical Working Group
Section 112 instructs the office of financial management, with assistance and support of the office of the superintendent of public instruction, to convene a technical working group to: develop the details of the funding formulas under RCW 28A.150.260; recomme...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Recommendations for Educational Adequacy|
Requires a review of the recommendations for educational adequacy for all public school students before each fiscal session; relates to funding.
|DE||To Governor 06/2008||P-12||Ad Valorem Taxation|
Directs the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Secretary of Finance, the Secretary of Education and the Controller General to provide the Governor and the General Assembly with recommendations for a fair and equitable reassessment of all real...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Cost of an Adequate Education|
Relates to the cost of an adequate education and provision of fiscal capacity disparity aid; determines the per pupil cost of the opportunity for an adequate education which includes differentiated aid distributed to schools based on number of pupils receiving...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2008||P-12||Funding Reform Act of 2008|
Enacts the School Funding Reform Act of 2008 to creates a fair, equitable and predictable funding formula based on student characteristics; relates to the base per pupil amounts used to determine a district's base cost, the calculation of a district's adequacy...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Adequate Education|
Sets forth the substantive educational content of an adequate education, requires the establishment of criteria to identify schools with greater educational challenges for the provision of additional education aid and establishes a joint legislative oversight ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||School Finance Reform Task Force|
H.F. 2245 [School Finance]
Establishes the school finance reform task force. Task force goals include: (1) creating a standard and index to ensure that the formula remains adequate over time; (2) simplifying the remaining school formulas; (3) analyzing categorical funding formulas, incl...
|MI||Rejected by voters 08/2006||P-12|
|Educational Funding Guarantee|
V. 6 (Prop. 5)
Would require the state to provide annual funding increases equal to the rate of inflation for public schools, intermediate school districts, community colleges and higher education. Would require state to fund any deficiencies in the school aid fund from the ...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School Finance|
H.B. 867 - Section 20 (a) through (f)
Directs the commissioner of education to work with education administrators to study the actual costs of providing services to elementary and secondary pupils and, on or before January 30, 2007, to make a recommendation to the general assembly regarding weight...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||School Funding Formula|
Amends the public school funding formula to ensure adequate funding for students in school districts with declining enrollment and school districts with isolated schools receiving special needs funding.
|AR||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Education Studies Commissioned by the General Assembly|
Provides that any cost study analysis, cost study audit, adequacy study, or other study commissioned or funded by the General Assembly and any conclusions or recommendations resulting from a cost study analysis, cost study audit, adequacy study or other study ...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Resource Block Grant Model -- Recalibration|
Relates to school finance; implements 2005 recalibration modifications to the state education resource block grant model; clarifies duties of the secretary of state, state superintendent, Department of Education, school districts and the School Facilities Comm...
|ND||Issued 01/2006||P-12||Commission on Education Improvement|
Executive Order 13
Executive Order 2006-01 Creates the Commission on Education Improvement to examine the current system of delivering
and financing elementary and secondary public education. ...
|AK||Passed 06/2005||P-12||School Finance Task Force|
Establishes a seven-member task force on school district cost factors and foundation formula to evaluate proposals that are based on available facts and conclusions pertaining to school district cost differentials. Requires the task force to provide a written...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Education and Higher Education Finance Study|
Section 2 creates the comprehensive education study steering committee. The director of the Office of Financial Management (OFM) is a member. The steering committee will appoint members to three advisory committees: early learning, K-12, and higher education. ...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Mississippi Adequate Education Program|
Creates a Commission on Restructuring the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) to revise certain components and creates a commission to study the effectiveness and efficiency of the administration of college tuition assistance programs administered by...
|KS||Became law without governor's signature 04/2005||P-12||2010 Commission|
H.B. 2247 (section 7-9)
Establishes the 2010 Commission. States that the commission shall cease to exist on December 31, 2010. Requires the commission to:
(a) Conduct continuous and on-going monitoring of the implementation and operation of the school district finance and quality per...
|KS||Became law without governor's signature 04/2005||P-12||K-12 Cost Study Analysis|
H.B. 2247 (section 3)
Requires the division of post audit to conduct a professional cost study analysis to determine the costs of delivering the K-12 curriculum, related services and other programs mandated by state statute in accredited schools. Such review must include high schoo...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Reading and Literacy Proficiency|
Directs the department of education to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the professional development, training and resources needed in each school to help each child achieve reading and literacy proficiency by 2014. Requires the department of education to s...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||House Interim Committee on Education Act|
Allows the house interim committee on education and the senate interim committee on education to contract with experts to conduct interim adequacy reviews. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/hb1258.pdf...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||School Finance|
Relates to school finance; establishes a select committee to conduct school finance model recalibration; provides for model recalibration subject to management council approval; imposes duties upon the department of education pertaining to school finance data ...
|IL||Signed into law 10/2004||P-12||Funding Rapid Growth|
Amends the Common School Fund Article of the School Code. Provides for a grant to be paid to a school district if there has been an increase in a school districts' student population over the most recent 2 school years of over 1.5% in a district with over 10,...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Education Reform|
The education reform in this Act shall be known as the "Reinventing Education Act of 2004." The provisions include (1) establishing a weighted student formula; (2) providing additional information technology; (3) empowering principals through a Hawaii principa...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2004||P-12||Education Equity and Property Tax Relief Act|
Creates the "Education Equity and Property Tax Relief Act, " and would create a joint legislative committee of ten members to establish a permanent education foundation and education formula for the state - the committee's final report is due October 1, 2005.....
|AK||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Public Education State Funding|
Increases the base student allocation used in the formula for state funding of public education; and providing for an effective date." http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_bill_text.asp?hsid=HB0233Z&session=23...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Educational Adequacy Fund|
Creates the educational adequacy fund. Relates to HB 1030. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/SB93.pdf and http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/HB1030.pdf...
|AR||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 02/2004||P-12||Revenue for Education|
Provides additional revenue to fund the education system; increases sales and wholesale vending tax; imposes sales tax on certain services; creates the Educational Adequacy Trust Fund. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/HB1030.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Professional Development|
Provides teachers with quality professional development that will promote and enhance learning opportunities for students. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/HB1170.pdf...
|AR||Became law without governor's signature 01/2004||P-12||Public Education Reorganization|
Relates to the public education re-organization act; to ensure equal opportunities for an adequate education to all students; provides for administrative annexation and administrative consolidation of school districts. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bil...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Adequacy Evaluation Act of 2004|
The General Assembly recognizes the state is responsible to provide an adequate education and to know how state revenues are spent; provides for the continuing adequacy evaluation act of 2004; provides for a study. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2...
|FL||Signed into law 11/2003||P-12||Florida Education Finance Program|
Increases funding for the Florida Education Finance Program through partial reduction of tax credits for contributions to nonprofit scholarship- funding organizations based on estimated student enrollment; specifies total amount of tax credits and carry forwar...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Quality Education Model: School Funding|
Requires the California Quality Education Commission to determine an adequate base funding amount for each of the 3 prototype schools and to recommend funding adjustments to allow schools that meet certain criteria to receive additional funding beyond the base...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2003||P-12||Joint Committee on Educational Adequacy|
Creates the Joint Committee on Educational Adequacy to examine the educational needs and funding for the State. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/HB1115.pdf...
|OH||Adopted 02/2003||P-12||School Funding Resolution|
State board unanimously approved a school funding resolution expressing the board's commitment to work with the Governor and the Ohio General Assembly to explore ways to better fund Ohio's public schools. The Board requested in the resolution that the Governor...
|TN||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Adequacy Study Committee|
Creates a special joint committee to study the adequacy of funding for the Basic Education Program (BEP)....
|MD||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Education Finance Adequacy Study Mandated|
Requires the department to contact with a public or private organization by June 30, 2012 to evaluate education finance adequacy issues in the state. At a minimum, the adequacy study shall: (1) identify a base funding level for students without special needs; ...
|NH||Vetoed 05/2002||P-12||Adequacy Formula|
Revises the formula used to calculate the cost of an adequate education....
|CA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Intermediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program|
Modifies 1999 Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program (IIUSP), which formerly required that every participating school district contract with an external evaluator for assistance in development of the school's action plan. Bill allows district t...
|MS||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 04/2002||P-12||Adequate Education Program|
Prescribes the State cost of the State Adequate Education Program for purposes of determining allocation to school districts in fiscal year 2003; clarifies the program's cost components; clarifies the use of education enhancement funds for the purchase of text...
|NH||Vetoed 07/2001||P-12||School Performance|
Establishes criteria for measuring school performance standards and creates a watch list for schools which are not making satisfactory progress in school performance areas; establishes an education improvement fund in the Department of Education, which shall b...
|MT||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Equity and Adequacy Task Force|
Requires the Governor and the Superintendent of Public Instruction to conduct a study of the adequacy and equity of funding for K-12 public schools in Montana; provides an appropriation....
|MT||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Revision of Base Aid To Include Percentage of Special Education Allowance|
Amends the definition of base aid to include a percentage of the special education allowable cost payment; amends definition of maximum general fund budget to increase the special education allowable cost payment component....
|ND||Signed by Governor 03/2001||P-12||Core Curriculum|
Requires the legislative council shall consider studying the delivery of a core curriculum to each elementary and high school student in this state and the feasibility and desirability of providing total state funding solely for the delivery of a core curricul...
|OR||Unofficially approved by voters 11/2000||P-12||Equity and Adequacy in School Funding|
V. 24; (NEW BILL)
MEASURE 1; Proposes an amendment to the Oregon Constitution regarding accountability and equity in school funding; provides that the legislature must fund school quality goals adequately; establishes grants....
|UT||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Minimum School Program Act|
Provides for state and local funding of the Minimum School Program Act; provides a ceiling for the state contribution of the maintenance and operations portion of the act; provides appropriations for school building aid; provides additional funding for pupil t...