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From the ECS State Policy Database
Private Schools


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This database is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States (ECS). Most entries are legislative, although rules/regulations and executive orders that make substantive changes are included. Every effort is made to collect the latest available version of policies; in some instances, recent changes might not be reflected. For expediency purposes minimal attention has been paid to style (capitalization, punctuation) and format.

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State Status/Date Level Summary
ALSigned into law 03/2014P-12
Postsec.
Autonomy and Responsibilities of Nonpublic Schools
S.B. 38
Clarifies the autonomy of nonpublic schools, including private, church, parochial, and religious schools offering educational instruction in grades K-12, as well as home-schooled students, and otherwise establishes that such nonpublic schools are not subject t...

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ORSigned into law 06/2013P-12Private School Disciplinary Procedures
S.B. 821
Outlines how school employees may be disciplined or terminated and procedures that can be taken regarding suspected child abuse or sexual conduct.
https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2013R1/Measures/Text/SB821/Enrolled...

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IASigned into law 06/2013P-12Independent Accreditation of Nonpublic Schools
H.F. 215 - Division XI
Adds a new subsection. Allows a nonpublic to be accredited by an approved independent accrediting agency other than by the state board. Requires the state board to maintain a list of approved independent accrediting agencies comprised of at least six regional ...

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WASigned into law 04/2013P-12Authorizing Approval of Online School Programs in Private Schools
S.B. 5496
Allows for private schools that have been approved by the state board of education to offer and administer an online school program, including programs under contract with a third party. Requires the private school advisory committee to examine issues associat...

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MOSigned into law 07/2012P-12CTE, Private Schools and Agricultural Education
S.B. 599- CTE and Private Schools
The State Board of Education must establish standards for agricultural education that may be adopted by a private school accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Any such private school must reimburse the Department annu...

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MNSigned into law 04/2012P-12Reporting Requirements for Nonpublic Schools
H.F. 2949
Adds children in nonpublic schools to public school and homeschooled children that must submit information about the child and annual tests to the student's district superintendent. Requires nonpublic schools to submit a letter of intent to continue to provide...

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CTSigned into law 07/2011P-12Nonpublic School Teaching Experience and Professional Certification
H.B. 6434
From Education Committee Summary - Allows teachers to continue to use, or in the case of student teaching to start using, teaching experience at a State Board of Education-approved private school to obtain Connecticut certificates. Requires teachers holding pr...

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MESigned into law 07/2011P-12Private School Students May Participate in Public School Extracurricular Activities
H.P. 662
Provides that a student enrolled in an equivalent instruction program in a private school that enrolls fewer than 30 students is eligible to participate in public school cocurricular, extracurricular and interscholastic activities. http://www.mainelegislature....

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OHSigned into law 06/2011P-12Certain Teacher Certification Requirements in Private Schools
H.B. 153 - Certain Teacher Certification Requirements in Private Schools
Establishes certification requirements for teaching foreign language, music, religion, computer technology or fine arts in nontax-supported or nonchartered, nontax-supported schools. Page 2 of 1000: http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/BillText129/129_HB_153_EN_...

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HISigned into law 06/2011P-12Private Schools Serving Special Education Students
S.B. 1503
Requires certain private special education schools and programs that provide services to students with disabilities who receive state funding, to comply with federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. Requires accreditation within a certain time for certa...

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ORSigned into law 06/2011P-12Private Schools
S.B. 26
Eliminates registration of private elementary and secondary schools by Department of Education (ODE)
http://www.leg.state.or.us/11reg/measures/sb0001.dir/sb0026.en.html...

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FLSigned into law 06/2011P-12Certain Private School Students May Participate in Public School Athletics
H.B. 797
Allows a student attending a private middle school or high school to participate in interscholastic or intrascholastic sports at a public school that is zoned for the physical address at which the student resides if the private school does not offer an athleti...

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NDSigned into law 05/2011P-12Certification System for Public and Nonpublic Schools
H.B. 1029
Establishes a certification system for the approval of public and nonpublic schools. Authorizes the Superintendent of Public Instruction to withhold state aid from public schools that are not in compliance. If a nonpublic school is not in compliance, the Super...

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MDSigned into law 05/2011P-12Requires Nonpublic Schools Participating in State-funded Education Programs to Adopt Policy on Bullying
H.B. 38
Requires nonpublic schools that participate in state-funded education programs to adopt by March 31, 2012, a policy prohibiting bullying, harassment, and intimidation. Requires the policy to include specified provisions. Encourages nonpublic schools to develop...

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MDSigned into law 05/2011P-12Nonpublic Schools Must Adopt Policy Prohibiting Bullying, Harassment & Intimidation
S.B. 489
Requires nonpublic schools that participate in state-funded education programs to adopt, by March 31, 2012, a policy prohibiting bullying, harassment, and intimidation. Encourages nonpublic schools to develop educational bullying prevention programs for studen...

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MESigned into law 05/2011P-12School Closures/Annual Student Counts/Private Schools Annual Audit
H.P. 959
Exempts certain reformulated school administrative districts that did not operate a K-12 program from the requirement to maintain such a program. Clarifies that the vote regarding the closure of an elementary or secondary school in a regional school unit is re...

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NYSigned into law 04/2011P-12Assistance in Background Checks at Private Schools
A.B. 6611
Allows nonpublic schools to contract with BOCES for criminal background checks. http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A06611%09%09&Summary=Y&Memo=Y&Text=Y...

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CASigned into law 08/2010P-12Technology-Based Materials as Part of Instructional Materials
A.B. 1742
Adds that a nonpublic, nonsectarian school that provides K-12 special education services must, in providing state-adopted, standards-based, core curriculum and instructional materials, also provide technology-based materials as defined in statute. http://www.l...

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KYSigned into law 04/2010P-12Background Checks on Existing Teachers in Private Schools
H.B. 447
Permits private, parochial and church schools to require a national and state criminal background check on each certified teacher once every five years of employment after the initial check. http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/10RS/HB447/bill.doc...

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UTSigned into law 03/2010P-12Private and Homeschool Student Participation in Extracurricular Activities
S.B. 66
Provides that a minor enrolled in a private school or a home school is eligible to participate in extracurricular activities at a public school whose district boundaries the student's parent resides within or from which the student withdrew. Provides a private...

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WASigned into law 02/2010P-12Private Schools
H.B. 2996
Includes approved private schools in the Superintendent of Public Instruction's record check information rules. Chapter 100
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009-10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Passed%20Legislature/2996.PL.pdf...

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ILSigned into law 08/2009P-12School Technology Revolving Loan Fund
S.B. 611 - School Technology Revolving Loan Fund
Allows nonpublic schools that are recognized by the state board of education to apply for a loan under the School Technology Revolving Loan Fund. However, provides that priority must be given to public school districts, charter schools, area vocational centers...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12Data on Voucher Students' Performance
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.0711(K), 3310.15, 3313.976(11), 3313.978(G)
Section 3301.0711(K): Requires private high schools to administer the Ohio graduation tests (regardless of whether they accept voucher students. Participation on grade 3-8 state assessments for non-voucher private school students is still permissive, not manda...

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DESigned into law 07/2009P-12License Denial and Revocation Standards
S.B. 149
Creates license denial and revocation standards for nonpublic school teachers, specialists and administrators, and for public education employees, that are consistent, to the extent possible, with the license denial and revocation standards applicable to publi...

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ORAdopted 06/2009P-12PRIVATE PREKINDERGARTEN
OAR 581-045-0500 to -0575 non seq.
Amends rules relating to private prekindergarten through grade 12 schools. Relates to compliance with fire safety, child care and sanitation standards. Implements child abuse reporting and training. OREGON 30409...

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CAAdopted Rule Filing 03/2009P-12Special Education and Nonpublic Schools
Title 5 CCR Sec(s) 3001, 3051, 3060, 3061, 3062, 3063, 3064, 3065, 3066, 3067, 3068, 3069, 3070
Amends rules pertaining to special education and nonpublic schools. Clarifies requirements for certification of California nonpublic schools and agencies. Increases monitoring of nonpublic schools and agencies and aligns nonpublic schools and agency requiremen...

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IDSigned into law 03/2009P-12Nonpublic Schools
H.B. 51
Amends existing law relating to income taxation to provide a state income tax deduction for donations of technological equipment to private elementary or private secondary schools; defines private elementary or private secondary school as one that is located w...

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RISigned into law 07/2008P-12Textbooks at Non-Public Schools
S.B. 2395
Adds a provision to textbook statutes stipulating that non-public schools may not change a textbook assignment in a field more often than once in a three (3) year period as required of
public schools in accordance with the provisions of section 16-23-1. Does ...

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NYSigned into law 07/2008P-12Student with Disabilities in Homeschool Program
A.B. 11463
Provides that solely for purposes of providing services to special education students and the computation of state aid, a student with disabilities in a homeschool program must be considered a nonpublic school student eligible to receive services as such, prov...

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KYSigned into law 04/2008P-12Transportation of Nonpublic School Students
H.B. 655
By September 30 of each year, requires the secretary of the transportation cabinet to report to the general assembly's interim committee on appropriations and revenue the following information for those fiscal court applications received by the transportation ...

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CASigned into law 09/2007P-12
A.B. 216
Relates to special education. Requires that the educational materials, services, and programs provided by the nonpublic, nonsectarian school be consistent with the pupil's individual education program. Revises the provision of existing law relating to standard...

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NYAdopted 09/2007P-12Loan of Instructional Computer Hardware
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 21.3 and 100.12
Provides for the loan of instructional computer hardware from public schools to nonpublic schools.
Pages 7-10 of 34: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/register/2007/sep12/pdfs/Rules.pdf...

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ILSigned into law 08/2007P-12Background Checks of Private School Employees
S.B. 143
Provides that a nonpublic elementary or secondary school may not obtain Nonpublic School Recognition status unless the school requires all applicants for employment with the school, after July 1, 2007, to authorize a fingerprint-based criminal history records ...

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NYAdopted 07/2007P-12Fingerprinting and Criminal History Record Check
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 80-1.11, 87.1 through .10 nonseq.
Sets forth the requirements and procedures for the fingerprinting and criminal history record check of prospective school employees of nonpublic and private elementary schools. Pages 19-20 of 48: http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/register/2007/aug15/pdfs/rules.p...

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LASigned into law 06/2007P-12Out-of-State Certified Teachers in Nonpublic Schools
H.B. 188
Provides that any teacher who holds a valid out-of-state teaching certificate, has at least four years of successful teaching experience in another state as determined by the board, and and has completed one year of employment as a teacher in a Louisiana nonpu...

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MESigned into law 06/2007P-12Town Academy Advisory Council
S.B. 601
Establishes the Town Academy Advisory Council in the Department of Education; provides that the members are unpaid gubernatorial appointees representing heads and trustees of town academies and public school superintendents; provides that the council is requir...

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NVSigned into law 05/2007P-12Private School Emergency Drills and Inspection
A.B. 250
Revises requirements relating to emergency drills for pupils in private elementary and secondary educational institutions. Revises provisions that relate to the inspection of such institutions and govern the fees relating to such institutions.
http://www.leg.s...

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VAVetoed, but veto overridden 04/2007P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Fire Code Inspection Permit Fee Waiver
H.B. 2048
Prohibits the State Fire Marshal from charging a fee for permits issued for the inspection of schools operated or conducted under the auspices of a religious institution. The bill has a two year sunset provision. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?071...

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VASigned into law 03/2007P-12Nonpublic school student transportation
H.B. 2302
Permits local school boards to enter into agreements with nonpublic schools in the school division to provide student transportation for a fee to and from the nonpublic schools. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?071+ful+HB2302ER...

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UTAdopted 11/2006P-12Non-traditional Student Participation in State Achievement Tests
R277-604
Provides definitions, criteria and procedures for private school students, home school students, electronic high school (EHS) students, and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) students to participate in the state's public education school achievement tests required...

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LAAdopted 08/2006P-12Approval of Nonpublic Schools
LAC 28:LXXIX.109 and 303
Specifies the process for obtaining school approval, including how long schools must be in existence before they can apply for approval. Changes in nonpublic instructional staff policy provide needed clarity and specificity. Pages 5-6 of 55: http://www.doa.lou...

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NYSigned into law 08/2006P-12Authorizes Fingerprint Background Checks
A.B. 11399
Authorizes nonpublic and private elementary and secondary schools to require their prospective employees to submit fingerprints through the commissioner of education for the purpose of criminal background checks....

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UTAdopted 08/2006P-12Special Needs Scholarships Funding & Procedures
R277-602
Provides new definitions and makes changes within the Parents/Guardian Responsibilities section of rule concerning funding and procedures for Special Needs Scholarships involving private schools serving students with disabilities; requires documentation that m...

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NYSigned into law 07/2006P-12Private Schools Eligible for Tax Abatements
A.B. 11797
Includes private elementary or secondary school as eligible premises for purposes of tax abatements in New York city....

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LASigned into law 06/2006P-12Adoption Awareness
S.B. 111
Requires inclusion of adoption awareness in health course or another course required for high school graduation. Provides that adoption awareness is required instruction in nonpublic secondary schools in a manner that is the sole discretion of the nonpublic se...

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IASigned into law 06/2006P-12Services to Special Education Students in Nonpublic Schools
S.B. 2272 - Section 19
Requires service activities to students enrolled in nonpublic schools to be similar to those undertaken for public school students. Allows health services, special education support, and related services provided by area education agencies for the purpose of ...

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WISigned into law 05/2006P-12Use of Inhalers in Private Schools
A.B. 1132
Provides that no private school or private school employee is civilly liable for injury to a pupil caused by a private school employee who prohibits a pupil from using an inhaler because of the employee's good faith belief that the student was not allowed to p...

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ILAdopted 04/2006P-12Nonpublic Special Education Facilities
23 IAC 401.5, 10, 20, 30, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 210, 220, 230,240, 250, 260, 270, 280
Clarifies rules to acknowledge that facilities may be established not only by nonpublic entities but also public out-of-state schools and public authorities such as regional superintendents of schools. Clarifies rules to express the approach to be used in appr...

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NESigned into law 04/2006P-12Part-time Enrollment of Private School Students
L.B. 821
From fiscal note: LB 821 requires school districts to allow the part-time enrollment of students who are residents of the district who are enrolled in
another private, denominational, or parochial school or school which elects not to meet accreditation or appr...

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LAAdopted 12/2005P-12Summer School and Private Providers
LAC 28:CXV.2504
Allows students to attend summer school from private providers if the summer school applications from the private provider are approved by the district. Page 7 of 106: http://www.doa.state.la.us/osr/reg/0512/0512RUL.pdf...

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LAAdopted 12/2005P-12Private Summer School Providers
LAC 28:LXXIX, Chapter 1-31
Relates to private schools. Adds programs of study and revises summer school policy.
Pages 8-34 of 106: http://www.doa.state.la.us/osr/reg/0512/0512RUL.pdf...

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CASigned into law 09/2005P-12Driver's Ed at Private High Schools
A.B. 846
Rewrites Section 51220.6 of the Education Code, relating to driver education. Specifies that a private school is not required to offer driver's education. Provides that the satisfactory completion of an Internet-based, correspondence, or other distance-learnin...

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MDRule Adoption 07/2005P-12Educational Programs In Nonpublic Schools
COMAR 12A.09.10.01 thru .20
Proposes to amend rules to the Board of Education. Brings educational programming standards in these institutions into alignment with revisions in educational programming standards for public schools made in response to the requirements of the No Child Left Be...

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HISigned into law 06/2005P-12Temporary Private Preschool Licensing and Accreditation Task Force
S.B. 1018
Creates a temporary private preschool licensing and accreditation task force to develop recommendations for licensing and accreditation standards, policies, and procedures for private elementary schools serving children under the age of five. Requires the task...

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GASigned into law 05/2005P-12Prayer and Private Schools
H.B. 678
Provides that state law may not prohibit a private school from conducting a prayer prior to an athletic event held on the campus of the private school; and that athletic teams from public schools cannot be prohibited from participating in an athletic event hel...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005P-12Distance Learning
H.B. 2566
Amends the name of the Arkansas Distance Learning Development Project to the Arkansas Distance Learning Development Program. Allows courses offered through the program to be offered to public, private and home school students in the state. States that a home s...

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DERule Adoption 01/2005P-12Non-Public School Educator Licensure and Certification
14 DAC 278
Establishes regulation regarding non-public school educator licensure and certification to provide a system for non public school educators to become licensed and certified....

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Foster Children: Education
A.B. 1858 (multiple provisions)
Requires the Department of Education to ensure that the California School Information Services' system meets the needs of pupils in foster care and includes disaggregated data on pupils in foster care. Authorizes nonpublic, nonsectarian schools to receive Acad...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Special Education in Private Schools
A.B. 1858 (multiple provisions)
Require the Superintendent of Public Instruction to conduct an investigation onsite at any time without prior notice when there is substantial reason to believe that there is an immediate danger to the health, safety, or welfare of a child, and to monitor the ...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Nonpublic Schools Serving Special Education Students
A.B. 1858 (multiple provisions)
Requires a master contracts with nonpublic, nonsectarian schools for the provision of special education and related services to include that, with respect to a nonpublic, nonsectarian school that is associated with a licensed children's institution, there be a...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Private Schools: Driver's Education Instruction
S.B. 524
Provides that the satisfactory completion of a course in automobile driver education offered by a private secondary school satisfies the instructional requirements for a provisional driver's license for persons under 18 years of age if specified conditions are...

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DERule Adoption 09/2004P-12School Transportation
14 DAC, Section 1105, 1.0 - 22.7
Amends regulation by adding a new section that includes the responsibilities of non-public, non- profit schools for the administration of their transportation systems under the rules and regulations of the Department of Education. Amends other regulation in or...

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MSRule Adoption 08/2004P-12Nonpublic School Accreditation
(Uncodified)
Amends rules concerning nonpublic school accreditation. MISSISSIPPI REG 9256 (SN)...

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WIVetoed 03/2004P-12Milwaukee Parental Choice Program Amendments
A.B. 836
Requires a private school participating in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program to conduct a criminal background check on each new employee and all existing employees; requires a private school to submit a copy of the school's certificate of occupancy issued ...

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WISigned into law 03/2004P-12Milwaukee Parental Choice Program
A.B. 847
Relate the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program; requires a private school to conduct a criminal background check on all persons employed as instructional staff; requires a private school to submit to the Department of Public Instruction a copy of the school's ce...

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WYSigned into law 03/2004P-12Licensing of Religious Schools
S.B. 25
Relates to private school licensing; clarifies exemptions from licensing requirements for religious schools; imposes additional requirements upon certain post secondary religious schools for receiving and maintaining exemption status....

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SDAdopted, On November 2004 Ballot 02/2004P-12Provision of Certain Services to All Children
HJR 1003/Constitutional Amendment B
Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota to authorize the provision of certain services to all children of school age. The Constitution allows the Legislat...

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ILSigned into law 02/2004P-12Voluntary Non-public Schools Registration
S.B. 1014
Amends the School Code. Provides for the voluntary registration and recognition of non-public elementary and secondary schools. Requires assurances of compliance with State and Federal laws. Provides for the State Board of Education to prescribe guidelines and...

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DERule Adoption 10/2003P-12Definitions of Public School and Private School
14 DAC 255
Amends regulation 255, Definitions of Public School and Private School, reflecting changes made to the Delaware Code Title 14 Section 2703A, resulting from Senate Bill 103, by adding the definition of a non-public school. Changes the title of the regulation to...

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NYSigned into law 08/2003P-12Private School Bus Drivers Safety Regulations
S.B. 392
Applies the safety regulations of the commissioner of education presently applicable to public school bus drivers to private school bus drivers; requires that the chief administrator of a private school shall approve every school bus driver to ensure that each...

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DESigned into law 07/2003P-12Non Public School Teachers
S.B. 162
Allows teachers, specialists and administrators employed by non-public schools in the state to voluntarily become licensed and certified; establishes a three-tiered licensure system aligned with the public school educator licensure system; requires that such i...

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ORVetoed 06/2003P-12Students Not Taught In Public Schools
S.B. 761
Repeals examination requirements that apply to children who are taught by a private teacher, parent or legal guardian; allows exemption from compulsory school attendance laws for children taught at the direction of a parent or legal guardian....

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MESigned into law 05/2003P-12Course Credits and Diploma Eligibility
S.P. 328 (LD 987)
Makes the law regarding transfer of credit for equivalent instruction at nonapproved private schools consistent with earned credit for home school instruction by adding the authority for a principal to require student testing before transferring credit for equ...

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IASigned into law 05/2003P-12Requirement to Report School Employee Nonrenewal or Termination Due to Alleged or Actual Misconduct
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Requires any local board, superintendent or head of any nonpublic school to report to the state educational examiners board every instance of revocation or nonrenewal of a school employee's contract due to alleged or actual misconduct, as well as the resignati...

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KSSigned into law 04/2003P-12Personal Finance Literacy Program
S.B. 74
Requires the state board to assist in the implementation of personal financial literacy instructional programs, to include consumer financial education, personal finance and personal credit. Requires the state board to create standards and objectives for perso...

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MSSigned into law 04/2003P-12Private School Use of Criminal Background Check System
H.B. 742
Adds that any nonpublic school accredited or approved by the state board may use the procedures established in statute for criminal background checks of public school employees, and must pay the same fees for these checks as public school employees.
http://bil...

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SDSigned into law 02/2003P-12Nonpublic School Student Transportation
S.B. 224
Allows school districts to provide transportation to nonpublic school students if no additional public funds are expended to provide the transportation....

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HIApproved by voters 11/2002P-12
Postsec.
Use the proceeds from bonds to assist private elementary/secondary schools & colleges/universities
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 2
Proposes a Constitutional amendment to allow the State to issue Special Purpose Revenue Bonds and use the proceeds from the bonds to assist not-for-profit private elementary schools, secondary schools, colleges, and universities; allows the State to combine in...

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COSigned into law 06/2002P-12Criminal Background Checks
H.B. 1459
Expands inquiry process at nonpublic schools from applicants to include employees of such schools. If nonpublic school employee is subject of inquiry, he/she must submit a complete set of his/her fingerprints to the governing board of the school. Requires depa...

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TNSigned into law 05/2002P-12State Standards Apply to Private Providers
S.B. 2380
Applies the state board's of education child care standards to programs operated by private schools. Any funds or personnel involved in the regulation of schools covered under this bill are to be transferred from DHS to the department of education. ...

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GASigned into law 05/2002P-12Regional Educational Service Agencies
H.B. 136
Relates to services to member local school systems by regional educational service agencies; provides that a regional educational service agency shall be authorized to sell or provide at reasonable costs goods and services to private schools located in the Sta...

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HIConstitutional Amendment Filed with Office of Lieutenant Govenor 05/2002P-12
Postsec.
Bond Proceeds to Assist Not-for-Profits
H.B. 2848, H.B. 2166
Proposes constitutional amendments to authorize the state to issue special purpose revenue bonds and use the proceeds from the bonds to assist not-for-profit private elementary schools, secondary schools, colleges, and universities....

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FLSigned into law 05/2002P-12Education Code Re-Write: Private Schools and Home Education
S.B. 20E
Creates Office of Private Schools and Home Education. New section defines home education program and private school. Inserts "directory" language to show home-schooling parents the programs in which their children may participate (i.e., extracurricular activit...

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MDSigned into law 05/2002P-12
Postsec.
Purchasing of Materials for Private K-12 and Postsecondary Schools
H.B. 779
Authorizes the Department of General Services to purchase materials, supplies and equipment on behalf of specified private elementary and secondary schools; prohibits the Departments of General Services from purchasing religious materials on behalf of a privat...

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IASigned into law 04/2002P-12Numerous Program Changes
H.B. 2515
Adds one nonvoting student member to state board, making total board membership 10, provides for application process and appointment of student member. Also requires school districts and nonpublic schools to report number of ninth graders who do not graduate f...

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IASigned into law 04/2002P-12Various Modifications
S.B. 2259
Allows nonresident pupil's participation in extracurricular activities pursuant to a court-ordered decree or order of custody. Modifies tuition reimbursement payment by school districts under the postsecondary enrollment options act. Includes nonpublic schools...

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NJTo governor 12/2001P-12Transportation in Llieu of Payments
A.B. 2928
Extends transportation services to nonpublic school pupils who reside in certain regional school districts that provide aid in-lieu-of payments....

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NVSigned into law 05/2001P-12Exemption from Accreditation
S.B. 223
Exempts elementary and secondary education institutions operated by churches, religious organizations and faith-based ministries from requirements of the Private Elementary and Secondary Education Authorization Act. Before a child enrolls in an institution th...

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OHSigned into law 12/2000P-12Technology for Students in Nonpublic Schools
H.B. 768
Expands the use of computer hardware and instructional materials purchased by school districts for use by students enrolled in nonpublic schools within the districts; permits all nonpublic auxiliary services to be delivered through contracts with educational s...

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NJSigned into law 09/2000P-12Transportation of Certain Nonpublic School Students
A.B. 1337, AB 1674
Provides transportation or in-lieu-of payments to certain nonpublic school pupils in certain school districts. Permits the purchase of such services from cooperative transportation service agencies....

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NERejected by voters 05/2000P-12English Language Requirement in Private Schools
V. 4
(LR 20-1999); Constitutional amendment; eliminates the English language requirement in private, denominational, and parochial schools....

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AZSigned into law 04/2000P-12Private School Funding
H.B. 2282
Relates to industrial development financing; makes private school eligible for funding....

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TNSigned into law 04/2000P-12Non-Public School Teachers
H.B. 2680
Allows teachers at non-public schools to receive professional licensure on same basis as similarly qualified public school teachers....

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VASigned into law 02/2000P-12Transfer of Credits, Accreditation
H.B. 987
Provides that the Board of Education recognizes, for purposes of facilitating the transfer of academic credits for students who have attended private schools and are now enrolling in public schools and to satisfy the accreditation requirement for an exemption ...

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NJSigned into law 01/2000P-12Services to Nonpublic Schools
A.B. 3270
Requires a board of education providing certain services to nonpublic school pupils to provide consultation with representatives of the nonpublic school on any change in the provision of services; includes special education, speech therapy, bilingual education...

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