|TN||Signed into law 05/2013||Postsec.|
|Labor Education Alignment Program|
Creates a statewide, comprehensive labor education alignment program, in which technology center and community college students participate ...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Credit for Military Training|
Authorizes certain licensing boards to accept education, training or experience completed in the military towards licensure.
|MT||Adopted 04/2013||Postsec.||Request MUS to study college completion|
Requests the Montana University System to study and adopt goals and performance measures directed at increasing college completion.
|WV||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Statewide Policy for Active Duty Veterans|
Establishes a uniform course completion policy for veterans called to active duty. Stipulates that the Policy Commission and Community and T...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2012||Postsec.||Cal Grant Institutional Eligibility + Cohort Default Rates and On-Time Completion Rates|
S.B. 1016 - Cal Grant Institutional Eligibility + Cohort Default Rates and On-Time Completion Rates
From section 46 of bill summary: Existing provisions provide that, effective with the 2012-13 academic year, for students at the institution...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2012||Postsec.||Improvements In College Completion|
Allows the Colorado commission on higher education to take into account the rigor of a student's high school courses in establishing academi...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||Postsec.||Number of Hours Required for a Baccalaureate Degree|
Limits the maximum number of semester hours required to earn a baccalaureate degree to 120 (previous provision left this number to the discr...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||occupations; creating post-military service occupation, education and credentialing act. effective date.|
Creates the Post-Military Service Occupation, Education and Credentialing Act. Authorizes the public and private institutions of higher educ...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12|
|The Skills For Jobs Act|
To the extent possible, requires state agencies to produce an annual report regarding state workforce need projections and college credentia...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||Higher Ed Associate Degree Transfer Students|
The bill requires a 4-year state institution of higher education to notify a 2-year institution when a student who transferred from the 2-ye...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12|
|Degree Completion Pilot Program|
H.B. 5201 - Degree Completion Pilot Program
From final bill analysis: Establishes a Degree Completion Pilot Program to recruit, recover, and retain adult learners and assist them in co...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||College Credit for Military Training and Education Courses|
Requires the board of governors and the state board of education to adopt regulations & rules, respectively, that enable U.S. Armed Forces s...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||College-Credit Equivalency Program|
Amends the University of Hawaii college-credit equivalency program to provide for the awarding of credit for service in the U.S. armed force...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Ed Prior Learning Assessments|
Requires the commission on higher education and postsecondary institutions to develop criteria for awarding credit for students' prior learn...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Credit for Military Education and Training.|
Requires a state educational institution to adopt a policy to award educational credit to an individual who is enrolled in a state education...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Postsecondary Success Study|
A.B. 9057 - Postsecondary Success Study
Part N: Directs the state university board of trustees and the city university board of trustees to jointly conduct a study on postsecondary...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Education Coordinating Commission|
Expands duties of Higher Education Coordinating Commission to include the development and recommendation of policies to ensure or improve ac...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Education; Course Credit for Military Experience|
Requires the governing boards of each public institution of higher education, in accordance with guidelines developed by the State Council o...
|WA||Partial Veto 03/2012||Postsec.||Creating the Office of Student Achievement Council|
Creates the Student Achievement Council to provide the focus and propose the goals and strategies for increasing educational attainment incl...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||Postsec.||Admission, Retention and Graduation of 1st-Generation College-Goers|
Directs the board of higher education to include in a specified annual report to the governor and general assembly information on each publi...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||Postsec.||Planning Commission for Higher Education|
S.B. 858 - Postsecondary Provisions
Existing law creates the Blue Ribbon Commission to develop and implement a strategic master plan for higher education in the state. Renames ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Higher Education Coordinating Council/Articulation Coordinating Committee/Various Postsecondary Provisions|
Establishes the Higher Education Coordinating Council and directs the council to make recommendations on: (1) The primary core mission of pu...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||College Credits for Military Personnel|
Awards educational credits to a student enrolled in a public college or university, who is also a veteran, for courses that are part of the ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||LA Graduation Act Performance Audits|
Requires audits of information submitted by such Board of Regents institutions as indication of achievement of performance objectives under ...
|MI||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.|
|Collaboration Between Community Colleges and Universities/ Transfer Credits|
H.B. 4325 - Postsecondary Provisions
From Legislative Staff Summary: Encourages community colleges to explore ways of increasing collaboration and cooperation with universities...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Establishes the ''No Adult Left Behind" Initiative|
Requires the Commission on Workforce Development, acting as the lead agency, with the cooperation of other participating agencies, including...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Study of Funding Higher Education|
This bill creates the Committee to Study the Funding of Higher Education. Establishes the composition of the committee. Directs the committe...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Three-Year Baccalaureate|
H.B. 153 - Three-Year Baccalaureate
Directs the chancellor of the board of regents to require all state institutions of higher education that offer baccalaureate degrees to sub...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Increasing Postsecondary Completion Rates|
H.B. 2910 - Increasing Postsecondary Completion Rates
Permits the coordinating board of higher education, in partnership with institutions of higher education, to enter into an agreement with no...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Degree Plan|
H.B. 3025 - Degree Plan
Defines "degree plan" as a statement of the course requirements that an undergraduate must complete to be awarded an associate or bachelor's...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.|
|Credit Transfer for Associate Degree|
H.B. 3025 - Credit Transfer for Associate Degree
Provides that this provision relates to a student enrolled in a general academic teaching institution (as defined in 61.003(3) http://www.st...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Higher Education Master Plan|
Directs the commission on higher education to design a master plan that achieves the following goals: increasing the overall number of degre...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Regulation of Public, Private Nonprofit, and For-Profit Institutions of Higher Education|
From Department of Legislative Services Fiscal and Policy Note: Distinguishes between public, private nonprofit, and for-profit institutions...
|TX||Adopted 05/2011||Postsec.||Approval of New Academic Programs and Administrative Changes at Public Universities, Health-Related Institutions, and Review of Existing Degree Programs|
19 TAC 5.43, 44, 52
Defines terms, including "doctoral graduation rate", "graduate placement" and "master's graduation rate". Provides that if the minimum numbe...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||Postsec.||Accelerated Degree Programs|
Relating to an accelerated baccalaureate degree program. State universities, regional universities and the Evergreen State College may devel...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.|
|Common Course Numbering|
Strengthens the transfer of courses between institutions of higher education. Expands the Roger Phillips transfer policy. Clarifies which co...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||Community College|
|Improving Student Success in Community Colleges|
Directs the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges to adopt a plan for promoting and improving student success within the C...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12|
|Bachelors Degree in Three Timeline|
H.B. 7342, S.B. 2124
Moves from February 2010 to February 2011 date by which the board of governors for higher education must present to the general assembly an ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2010||Postsec.||Accomodating Non-Traditional Students|
A resolution to require the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) and the University of Tennessee (UT) to accommodate non-traditional students se...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12|
Creates a prekindergarten–16 council (the "council") to help coordinate and better align the efforts of the prekindergarten–12 educational s...
|VA||Issued 03/2010||Postsec.||Establishing the Governor's Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment|
Establishes the Governor's Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment. Directs the commission to consider the current ...
|RI||Signed into law 11/2009||Postsec.|
|Bachelors Degree in Three|
Authorizes the Bachelors Degree in Three program, a new educational initiative designed to expedite the process so that students can earn a ...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2006||Postsec.||Support for Underserved Students in Higher Education|
Concerns underserved students at institutions of higher education; requires each institution of higher education performance contract to inc...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||Postsec.||Retention And Graduation Rates|
An act to improve retention and graduation rates at public colleges and universities....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||Postsec.||University Course Work and Degree Completion|
Requires any university staff member assigned to provide course selection advice to incoming freshman students to provide any student who ha...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2003||Postsec.||Efficient Use of Resources|
Requiring policies regarding the efficient use of instructional resources. Adds provisions relating to increased tuition fees for excess cre...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12|
|Committee to Study the Adequate Preparation of Students|
Directs the Education, Assessment, and Accountability Review Subcommittee to study the issues of adequate preparation of students for promot...