|MS||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Pay-for-Performance Pilot Program, Teacher Education Scholarship, and Dropout Rate Restructuring|
Creates the teacher education scholars program and the Mississippi education works program which directs high schools with graduation rates ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Revising Academic Performance Index (API)|
From bill summary: Authorizes the superintendent of public instruction to develop and implement a specified program of school quality review...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2012||P-12||Inclusion of Pupil Only Once in Dropout Data|
From bill summary: Prohibits California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) from including an individual pupil in dropout r...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Accountability, Dropout Recovery High Schools|
From bill summary: Changes the definition of a dropout recovery high school to mean a school offering instruction in any of grades 9-12 in w...
|LA||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Graduation Rate Calculations and Goal|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.601, 613, and 2403
Clarifies that graduation index provisions only apply to schools with 10 or more students in a cohort. Makes methodology for calculating the...
|OH||Adopted 02/2012||P-12||Graduation Rate Changes to the State Accountability System|
Approves the Ohio Department of Education's proposed changes to the state accountability system to incorporate four-year and five-year adjus...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Permission to Take GED|
H.B. 153 - Permission to Take GED
Requires a person who is at least 16 but under the age of 19 who is applying to the department to take the tests of general education develo...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Dropout Recovery Pilot Program|
Requires the State Board of Education (SBE) to implement a three-year Dropout Recovery Pilot Program in New Hanover County Schools and three...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Extends the Implementation Date of Personal Pathways to Success|
Extends the date by which the Education and Economic Development Act, now called Personal Pathways to Success, must be implemented fully (th...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Postsecondary Education Funding|
From Legislative Budget Committee Summary:
Coenrollment in Public Schools and Adult Education Programs
Prohibits funding for coenrollment...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Graduation Rate Study Committee|
Creates the education issues study committee to study the causes of low graduation rates in Indiana high schools and to identify and highlig...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Graduation Rates|
Instructs the state board to adopt a four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate and extended-year adjusted cohort graduation rate to establis...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Task Force to Study High School Dropout Rates of Persons in the Criminal Justice System|
Establishes the Task Force to Study High School Dropout Rates of Persons in the Criminal Justice System. Requires the task force to study hi...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Establishing the Pay for Actual Student Success Dropout Prevention Program.|
Creates the pay for actual student success program to invest in proven dropout prevention and intervention programs and to provide a financi...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone Act|
Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone Act:
Creates the Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zo...
|LA||Adopted 03/2011||P-12||Dropout Prevention and Recovery|
Revisions to Bulletin 741 changes the percent of cohort graduation rate from 70 to 80%. Additionally, the policy requires districts to 'post...
|AK||Adopted 01/2011||P-12||Assessment/Academic Indicators, Report Card to the Public and Definitions|
4 AAC 06.825, 895, 899
Revises various provisions regarding the other academic indicator, including graduation rate, for school, district and state accountability....
|PA||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 11/2010||P-12||Section on Collection of Dropout Data|
Requires the state department to publish dropout and graduation rate data on its website by December 1st of each year and to provide the rep...
|CA||Vetoed 08/2010||P-12||Determining Graduation Rates in Lowest-Achieving Schools|
Existing law provides that persistently lowest-achieving schools include a high school with a graduation rate below 60% in each of the last ...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Improving Four-Year Cohort Graduation Rate|
S.B. 1246 - Improving Four-Year Cohort Graduation Rate
Prior to the 2010-11 school year, directs the state board to:
(1) Develop a growth model establishing annual improvement goals in the four-y...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||On-line Credit Recovery Program|
S.B. 438 - Sec. 28
Requires schools with a dropout rate of 8% or higher to establish an on-line credit recovery program to help students earn needed credits. S...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Establishes Statewide Graduation Rate Goal|
Establishes the state goal of achieving an average statewide secondary school graduation rate of 90% by the end of the 2015-2016 school year...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Counting Dropouts|
From the fiscal note: Requires local education agencies (LEAs) to document student withdrawals and transfers to another school, system, or s...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||High School Graduation Data|
Requires the Public Education Department, school districts and charter schools to report cohort graduation data; relates to a cohort group o...
|RI||Signed into law 11/2009||P-12||Formula for Calculating On-Time Graduation|
Requires adoption and implementation of a formula to calculate information about on-time graduation from students in public high schools in ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12||Five- and Six-Year Graduation Rates|
S.B. 509 - Five- and Six-Year Graduation Rates
Includes 5- and 6-year graduation rates in the indicators reported to the department for purposes of calculating a school's Academic Perform...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Determination of Who is a Dropout|
Requires the department of education to explore with the Tennessee congressional delegation and the United States department of education mo...
|MA||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Dropout Prevention|
Improves dropout prevention and reporting of graduation rates; requires providing public school districts with a standardized format for the...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Documentation of Enrollment or Other Status|
Requires a local school division to obtain written or electronic documentation, to the extent practicable, before making any status classifi...
|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 ...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Information on High School Graduation Rates|
Amends Section 49-1-211(a). Provides that the Commissioner of Education shall include in his annual report information pertaining to overall...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12|
|21st Century Scholars Program Expansion, Graduation|
Expands eligibility for the 21st Century Scholars program to grade 7 students, and beginning with the 2008-09 school year, to grade 6 studen...
|MS||Adopted 05/2007||P-12||Annual Report on Graduation and Dropout Counts|
Revises rules concerning the calculation of graduation, completion and dropout counts and rates in annual reports on grades 7 through 12.
|VA||Passed 02/2007||P-12||High School Dropout & Graduation Rates Study|
This joint resolution of the legislature requests the Board of Education to study high school dropout and graduation rates in the Commonweal...
|MS||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||Dropout Prevention Program|
Amends rules concerning the dropout prevention program. Implements a plan to increase the graduation rate to 85% by 2018-19, reduce the drop...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Calculation of Graduation Rates|
Establishes the specific calculation for graduation rates to be included within the Academic Performance Index. Requires the Superintendent ...
|LA||Adopted 08/2006||P-12||School, District and State Accountability System|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.Chapter 45
Designed to address the impact of natural disasters on schools/districts ability to meet the objectives of the accountability system. Create...
|LA||Adopted 06/2006||P-12||Accountability System|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 17, 21, 24, 35, 41,43, and 45
Full text of language on pages 8-20 of 62: http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/osr/reg/0606/0606RUL.pdf
Changes define/outline/clarify the followi...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||High School|
S.B. 2272 - Section 1-4
Directs school districts and nonpublic accredited schools to report graduation rates using the definition of graduation rate specified by th...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12|
|Reporting GED Students|
S.B. 2272 - Section 8
Requires board of directors of each community college to request that a student pursuing or receiving a high school equivalency diploma prov...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School Report Cards- High School Data|
H.B. 7087 (Section 11)
School districts and boards must provide information regarding performance of students and educational programs as required pursuant to ss. ...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||High School Graduation Rate Data|
H.B. 71; S.B. 59
Requires county boards of education to collect, maintain, and analyze certain graduation rates using certain formulas by certain dates; requ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Collecting, Analyzing and Reporting Graduation, Dropout Data|
Directs the Board of Education to collect, analyze, and report high school graduation and drop out data using a formula prescribed by the Bo...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Pupil Counts|
Requires each school corporation (district) to conduct an informational count on May 1, 2007, May 1, 2008, and May 1, 2009 -- in the same ma...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Education Reform Act of 2006|
Enacts the Education Reform Act of 2006. Section 6 creates the office of dropout prevention within the state department of education. Requir...
23 IAC 1.10, thru .70, .75, .80,
.85, .90, .95,
Makes changes in the accountability system for public schools. Changes the requirement for adequate yearly progress and the indicators that ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||High School Attrition Data|
An act to add Section 33318.5 to the Education Code, relating to pupils. - High school attrition rates. This bill would require the departme...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Study Ways to Reduce Dropout Rate|
Directs the State Board of Education to identify research-based methods to reduce the dropout rate, especially in high-poverty schools with ...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Accreditation Indicators and Dropout/Graduation Rates|
Standardizes the calculation of graduation rates and dropout rates that are required to be reported by school districts for accreditation. S...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
|South Carolina Education and Economic Development Act|
Adds a new chapter (59) establishing the South Carolina Education and Economic Development Act. Provides for the development of a curriculum...
|WA||Rule Adoption 05/2005||P-12||Graduation Rate Performance Improvement Goals|
Amends rules to require school districts and schools to set high school graduation rate improvement goals and to align these goals with requ...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||High School Dropout Parental Notice|
Requires districts to provide written notification to parents of a high school dropout who is not subject to compulsory education laws. Stat...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Procedures for Conducting the School Enrollment Census|
S.B. 1044 (section 18)
Modifies procedures for conducting the school enrollment census. Requires school census to reflect students transferring into or out of the...
|TX||Signed into law 06/1999||P-12||Accreditation and Accountability|
H.B. 3 - Section 59 - Part I
Makes former Section 39.071 new Section 39.051, and repeals portions of existing 39.051, "Academic Excellence Indicators." Provides that in ...