|TN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Occupational Diploma|
Requires state board of education to create an occupational high school diploma for students with disabilities. Directs board to set appropr...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Exit Exam and Students with Disabilities|
Delays until Class of 2016 the implementation of alternative means for students with disabilites to demonstrate achievement of standards as ...
|TX||Adopted 08/2012||P-12||Implementation of the Academic Content Areas Testing Program|
19 TAC 101.3004, 3041
Provides that the commissioner of education is responsible for determining the level of performance considered to be satisfactory on the ass...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Appropriations and Reappropriations|
S.B. 1016 - Appropriations and Reappropriations
From section 56 of bill summary: Reduces by various amounts appropriations made for supplemental school counseling, special education, partn...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Common Core and State Assessment Scoring Ranges|
S.B. 316 - Common Core and State Assessment Scoring Ranges
By December 31, 2013, directs the state board to submit recommended scoring ranges on the state English language arts assessments (including...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Scores on State Assessments, Including OGT|
S.B. 316 - Scores on State Assessments, Including OGT
Directs the department or a contractor responsible for scoring of assessments to send each district board a list of the individual scores of...
|TX||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Implementation of Testing Program|
19 TAC 101.3001, 3003, 3011, 3021, 3022, 3023, 3024
From Texas Register: Repeals §101.3001 and §101.3003 and adopts new §§101.3011 and 101.3021-101.3024, concerning implementation of testing p...
|LA||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Assessment System|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.409, 515, 707, 3501, 3503, and 3507
From May 2012 Louisiana Register: Removes references in LAC 28:LXXXIII. §409 ("Calculating a 9-12 Assessment Index"), §515 ("State Assessmen...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12|
H.B. 7059 - End-of-Course Assessments
Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, requires that the end-of-course assessment in Algebra I be administered four times annually. compl...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Mathematics Exit Exam Alternatives|
Extends certain alternatives for students who do not pass the graduation test requirement for math for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years....
|OK||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||High School Tests|
Adds provisions requiring the state board to adopt rules establishing an appeal process for students who have been denied a standard diploma...
|CA||Adopted 04/2012||P-12||CAHSEE Alternative Means|
5 CA ADC 1216.1
Adopts emergency regulation to extend to January 1, 2013 deadline for state board to implement regulations providing for an "alternative mea...
|OH||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||American History and American Government|
Directs the state board to incorporate into the grades 4-12 social studies standards content regarding the Declaration of Independence, the ...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Statewide Assessment System|
Creates an integrated district and statewide assessment system. Requires state superintendent to establish a program for administering a sta...
|AZ||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Alternate High School Graduation Requirement|
Removes the requirement for a 12th-grade student to have taken the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) each time it was administe...
|SC||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||End-of-Course Tests|
Provides that students who take two courses based on the same academic standards for which there is an end-of-course test would take the tes...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Statewide Testing|
Provides that a school, district or charter school include on a student's high school transcript the current pass status for each subject th...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Secondary School Reform Act Delay/Teacher Evaluations/Tenure/Student Governance Councils/6th Grade Student Success Plan|
Secondary School Reform Act - Delays by two years the implementation of the secondary school reform requirements enacted in 2010 that: (1) I...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Exit Exam|
H.B. 153 - Exit Exam
Removes requirement that the state assessment program assess "other skills necessary in the twenty-first century" (beyond English language a...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||State Assessments|
H.B. 153 - State Assessments
Provides that for administrations of each state assessment in the 2011-2012 school year and thereafter, the administrations are not to be pu...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Ranges of Scores on State Assessments|
H.B. 153 - Ranges of Scores on State Assessments
Directs the state board not to prescribe the three ranges of scores for the assessments prescribed by division (A)(2) of section 3301.0710 o...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Digital Learning Now Act|
Creates Digital Learning Now Act. Requires school districts to establish virtual instruction options. Authorizes establishment of virtual ch...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Statewide Assessment Provisions|
H.B. 1255 - Sec. 16, 18, 25, 26
Allows a principal to waive the civics end-of-course (EOC) assessment requirement for a transfer student who already completed a civics cour...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12|
|Repeals Various Obsolete Education Provisions|
Repeals provisions relating to programs that were never implemented or are no longer funded. The programs are: Digital Divide Council and th...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Clarifies Science Course Requirement for Receiving a High School Diploma|
Clarifies the science course requirement for receiving a high school diploma. Current law requires students to pass a science course in a su...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Reporting Achievement on Transcripts|
The measure requires districts to report on transcripts all levels of students' achievements on end-of-instruction tests, rather than just e...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Assessments|
Allows students in the classes of 2012 and 2013 to meet the standard on only one high school mathematics end-of-course assessment.
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||End-of-Course Assessments|
Concerning the high-stakes end-of-course assessments for English II. Beginning with the 2014-2015 (changed from 2013-14) school year, all in...
|GA||Adopted 07/2010||P-12||Waivers and Variances of High School Graduation Assessments|
Amends provisions providing alternatives to students who fail the high school graduation assessment. http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/_documents/...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Exams for Career/Tech Students|
Relates to xaminations administered to students pursuing a career major curriculum and a career diploma. Requires that construction of end-o...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||CTE Exams Substituting for Portions of High School Graduation Exam|
H.B. 400 - Amended Section 20-2-281
Directs the state board to consider passage of an industry certification exam or state board-approved licensure exam when considering granti...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Increases Minimum High School Graduation Requirements|
S.B. 438 - Sec. 16
Increases the minimum credits required for high school graduation from 20 to 25 and gives greater emphasis to math, science and world langua...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||End-of-Course Assessments Task Force|
H.J.R. 4823 - Sec. 7
Directs the state Department of Education, in collaboration with the Education Oversight Committee, to convene a task force to include, but ...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Redefines Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test|
S.B. 4 - Sec. 1-4
Redefines the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test in math and reading as end-of-course exams. Provides that: (1) Beginning with students e...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Statewide Assessment Program|
S.B. 4 - Sec. 8
Statewide Assessment Program - Discontinues the 9th and 10th grade math Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) and the high school mat...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
Section 1: Directs the state board, by December 31, 2010, to review mandates provided for in administrative rule, to determine whether some ...
|NY||Adopted 01/2010||P-12||Regents Requirements for Students with Disabilities|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 100.5
Amends section 100.5 to extend the Regents Competency Test (RCT) safety net provision for an additional year, thereby allowing students with...
|AZ||Adopted 10/2009||P-12||Exit Exams|
R7-2-302.06 thru 302.09
Existing rule, effective through the graduating Class of 2010, allows a student who fails to achieve a passing score on the AIMS assessment ...
|LA||Adopted 09/2009||P-12||High School Graduation Requirements|
Amends rules relating to high school graduation requirements. Provides students the opportunity to complete requirements for the senior proj...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||State Assessment System|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.079, 3301.0710, 3301.0711, 3301.0712
Replaces all references to "tests" to "assessments".
Section 3301.079: Existing law requires the state board to inform all districts when an...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Dates of Assessments|
Requires commissioner to establish dates for the administration of assessments required for graduation that provide the maximum number of in...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||College-Ready Indicators on End-of-Course Assessments|
H.B. 3 - Section 27
Eliminates provision that a student's performance on a college-ready question on an end-of-course assessment may not be used to determine th...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||College Readiness Standards|
H.B. 3 - Section 53, Part I
Defines "college-readiness" as the level of preparation a student must attain in English language arts and math to enroll and succeed, witho...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||State Assessments|
H.B. 3 - Section 50 through 52
Directs the state education agency, in developing state assessments for math, reading, writing, social studies and science for grades 3-8, t...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Student Assessment Data Portal|
H.B. 3 - Section 48 and 49
Deletes provision that education Internet portal provides secure access to student assessment data. Amends 32.258 to direct the state educat...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||End-of-Course Assessments and Exit Exam Transition|
H.B. 3 - Section 54
Repeals existing language on means to determine completion of end-of-course assessment requirements. Replaces with language requiring studen...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Determining Performance Standards on State Assessments|
H.B. 3 - Section 53, Part II
Transfers from the state board to the commissioner the duty of determining the performance level considered satisfactory on specified assess...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||High School Exit Exams|
Ties course credits to state and local academic standards. Requires Minnesota students to successfully pass state graduation exams effective...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||State Assessment System|
Aligns high school tests with required academic standards. Strikes the requirement for constructed response questions. Makes GRAD tests ap...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Removes Comprehensive Test Passage as Graduation Requirement|
Removes requirement of passage of the Tennessee comprehensive assessment program tests in order to receive a full diploma. (No impact of sub...
|GA||Vetoed 05/2009||P-12||Career Test Substituting for Exit Exam|
S.B. 178, Section 11
Directs the state board to consider a passing score on an employer or industry certification exam or state board-approved state licensure ex...
|NV||Adopted 04/2009||P-12||Proficiency Examinations|
Revises various provisions governing proficiency examinations, include pass of proficiency examinations and an alternative method to demonst...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||End of Course Requirements|
Adds transcript requirements to provide evidence of end-of-course assessment credit for Algebra I and/or English II for specified future sch...
|WA||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Alternative Assessment Method|
Complies with the legislative directive to implement an alternative assessment method that shall be an evaluation of a collection of work sa...
|MD||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||High School Graduation Requirements|
Establishes rules relating to the graduation requirements in public high schools in the state. In particular, procedures for denial of high ...
|NM||Adopted 01/2009||P-12||High School Assessment System|
NMAC 126.96.36.199, .2, .3, .4, .5, .6, .7, .8, .9, .10, .11
The objective of this rule is to establish procedures for implementing the high school readiness assessment system, including: (a) the proce...
|UT||Signed into law 10/2008||P-12||Assessment System|
Allows the State Board of Education to exempt a school district or charter school from testing requirements under the Utah Performance Asses...
|AL||Adopted 05/2008||P-12||Alabama High School Graduation Exam|
Deletes reference to the Alternate Adult High School Diploma option for students who do not pass specified sections of the high school gradu...
|AL||Adopted 05/2008||P-12||Graduation Requirements and Other Changes|
Increases the minimum number of teaching days in the school year from 175 to 180 (in compliance with 2003 S.B. 4). Permits secondary school ...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Washington Assessment of Student Learning Modifications and End-of-course Exams|
Beginning with the 2009 administration of the Washington assessment of student learning (WASL), the superintendent is directed to redesign t...
|NM||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12|
|College and Workplace Readiness Assessment|
Relates to public schools; changes the statewide college and workplace readiness assessments; allows the eleventh grade standards-based asse...
|LA||adopted 01/2008||P-12||Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices|
LAC 28:CXI.303, 305, 312, 315, 701, 1351, and 1355
Amends chapters of Bulletin 118 - Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices relating to test security, assessment program overview, and g...
|PA||Adopted 01/2008||P-12||Graduation Competency Assessments|
Chapter 4 Revisions
New state board regulations change high school graduation requirements to ensure the academic preparedness of high school seniors. These reg...
|AL||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||Alabama Exit Exam and Students with Disabilities|
Allows alternate requirements for students currently protected by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation act of 1973 to receive the Alabama High ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||High school exit exam, remediation|
Relates to funding for intensive instruction for pupils that have not satisfied the exit examination requirements, the use by a school distr...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2007||P-12||High school exit exam|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to identify alternative criteria and measures by which high school pupils who are regarded...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12|
|Dropout Reporting, Exit Exam Alternatives, Competency Based Credits|
Expands the annual reports of accountability information to include the rate of pupils who drop out of school in grades 6, 7 and 8. Requires...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Diagnostic Exams|
Present law requires that, before graduation, every high school student have the opportunity to take an exit examination as adopted by the s...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||End-of-course Assessments|
From bill analysis: This bill would phase out TAKS and replace it with end of course exams in the four core subject areas in grades 9-12. Th...
|TX||Vetoed 05/2007||P-12||Substitute Assessments for Military Dependents|
Extends the provision allowing students transferring into Texas schools to use their SAT or ACT scores to "test out" of the math and languag...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||GRAD Assessments|
H.F. 2245 [Statewide Testing and Reporting System]
Amends laws concerning state's assessment system. Transitions from to MCA IIs to GRAD assessment program at the high school level.
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Independent Office of Educational Accountability|
H.F. 2245 [Educational Accountability]
Amends duties of the Independent Office of Educational Accountability as it relates to the commissioner of education's reporting requirement...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||State Assessment System|
H.F. 2245 [High School Assessment]
Amends state's high school assessment system. Phases out MCA II's and phases in Graduation Required Assessment for Diploma (GRAD) exam. Esta...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||High School Graduation Exam Options|
A conditional delay of the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) as a graduation requirement in mathematics is created for the gr...
|LA||Adopted 03/2007||P-12||Statewide Assessments|
LAC 28:CXI.305 and Chapter 19
Approves for advertisement revisions to Bulletin 118- Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices. Consolidates statewide test information....
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Standards, Assessment, Professional Development & Code of Conduct Updates|
Provides for the phasing out of the eighth grade cumulative history test in the 2007-2008 school year, and the implementation of the United ...
|MA||Adopted 03/2007||P-12||Competency Standards and Certificate of Mastery for High School Graduation|
603 CMR 30.00, -31.00
Enhances the Competency Determination standard for high school graduation and revises the Certificate of Mastery to increase the proportion ...
|UT||Adopted 12/2006||P-12||Adult Education Exit Exam Exemption|
Exempts adult education students from attempting or passing the Utah Basic Skills Competency Test (UBSCT) in order to qualify for an adult e...
|AK||Adopted 12/2006||P-12||Passing Scores|
4 AAC 06.739, .755
Amend rules to the Department of Education and Early Development,dealing with 10th grade standards based assessments. Repeals and readopts n...
|UT||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||Non-traditional Student Participation in State Achievement Tests|
Provides definitions, criteria and procedures for private school students, home school students, electronic high school (EHS) students, and ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||High School Exit Exam Assistance|
Relates to the 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens Program to assist pupils in passing high school exit ex...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Exit Exam and Students w/ Disabilities|
Relates to the State High School Exit Examination. Extends provisions relating to the granting or denial of a high school diploma by a schoo...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12|
|Dual Enrollment and Exit Exams|
Relates to prohibiting a principal from recommending, for any particular grade level, for community college summer session attendance, more ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Exit Exam Standards Evaluation|
Requires the Department of Education to conduct a study to determine which of the Standards Tests or combination of those tests, is equivale...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2006||P-12||Reporting Exit Exam Results|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction to report on the number and percentage of pupils who failed to receive a diploma of gradua...
|CA||Rule Adoption 07/2006||P-12||High School Exit Exams|
Title 5 CCR Sections 1204.5, 1207.1, 1207.2
Establishes emergency rules relating to high school exit examination.
a) Eligible pupils in grade 11 who have not yet passed one or both se...
|MD||Adopted 07/2006||P-12||High School Exit Exam|
Extends to students graduating before 2009 the option of substituting participation in a Department-approved test for participation in a Mar...
|VA||Rule Adoption 07/2006||P-12||Standards For Accrediting Public Schools|
8 VAC 20-131-10 thru -320 non seq.
Amends regulations establishing standards for accrediting public schools in Virginia. The amendments include additional options for student...
|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...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||High School Graduation Requirements for Students with Disabilities|
H.B. 7087 - Section 23 (3) - (8)
Requires local boards to modify basic courses, as necessary, to to assure exceptional students the opportunity to meet the graduation requir...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||NCLB and End-of-Instruction Assessments|
S.B. 1792 - Section 4
Clarifies that testing for grades 3, 4, 6 and 7 is contingent on the availability of federal and state funds. Eliminates grade 3 stand-alon...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||End-of-Instruction Exams|
S.B. 1792 - Section 6
Clarifies that 2 of the 6 end-of-course exams all students must pass effective with the Class of 2012 are Algebra I and English II. Provide...
|MD||Rule Adoption 05/2006||P-12||High School Math Assessment Requirements|
COMAR 13A.03.02.04, .12
Amends rules regarding exemption of students from taking the Maryland High School Assessment for algebra/data analysis if they completed and...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Alternative High School Graduation Requirements|
Describes alternative high school graduation requirements.
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Statewide Assessments - Subjects, Grades, Rigor|
H.B. 7087 (Section 40)
Revises policies for the statewide Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. Previously, the FCAT was being administered annually in grades 3 t...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12|
|High School Achievement Tests|
H.B. 7087 (Section 40)
The State Board of Education must analyze the content and concordant data sets for widely used high school achievement tests, including, but...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Distance Learning and Remedial Coursework|
H.B. 847 Section 9
Specifies that $1,100,000 of the appropriation in section 3 of the bill be distributed to the Idaho Digital Learning Academy, as follows:
|AZ||Adopted 03/2006||P-12||High School Exit Exam|
Exempts rules relating to high school students taking the ArizonaInstrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) test and test scores for students in...
|SC||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||State Assessments|
Existing provision provides for the Budget and Control Board to issue a request for proposals for the purpose of conducting a study to deter...
|LA||Adopted 03/2006||P-12||Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices|
LAC 28:CXI.312, 316 and 1351
Permits seniors who wish to retest for diploma endorsements to test during the fall retest. Provides guidelines and rules about administrati...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Alternative Methods of Assessment and Appeal|
Requires state superintendent to implement alternative methods of assessment and appeal processes for the certificate of academic achievemen...
|CA||Adopted 03/2006||P-12||High School Exit Examination Administration|
Title 5 CCR Sections 1204.5 thru 1207.2
1204.5. Grades 11 and 12 and Adult Education Testing Dates.
(a) Eligible pupils in grade 11 and eligible adult students who have not yet pas...
|LA||Adopted 02/2006||P-12||Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices|
LAC 28:CXI.107, 305, 307, 309, 313, 315, 701, 1101, 1115, 1141, 1151,1153, 1301, 1313, 1335, 1345, 1347, 1349, 1351, 1355, 1501, 1701, 1901, 2001,2501, 2701, 3303, 3305, 3307
Amends Bulletin 118--Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices.
(1) Revise the names of two of Louisiana's statewide assessment tests ...
|CA||Signed into law 01/2006||P-12||One-year Exit Exam Exemptions for Students with Disabilities|
Requires school districts or state special schools to grant a high school diploma to a pupil with a disability who is scheduled to graduate ...
|LA||Adopted 12/2005||P-12||General Education Exam and Students with Disabilities|
LAC 28: CXV.2319
Allows the Superintendent of Education to waive the final component of the General Education Exam for student with disabilities if the Depar...
|GA||Adopted 12/2005||P-12||Procedures for Exemption from Graduation Exam|
Establishes "variance" procedure for a student not eligible for waiver (not rendered incapable of passing a section of the GHSGT or the
|CA||Vetoed 10/2005||P-12||Exit Exams Waivers for Students with Disabilities|
High school exit examination: pupils with disabilities. This bill would require a school district to grant a high school
diploma to a pupil ...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2005||P-12||High School Exit Exams - Alternative Assessments|
An act to add Section 60856.1 to the Education Code, relating to academic assessment. This bill would permit a pupil to satisfy the English ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Charter Schools and High School Exit Exams|
An act to amend Sections 33054, 47605, 47605.6, 47607, 47612.5, and 51745.6 of, and to add Section 47612.6 to, the Education Code, relating ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2005||P-12||Adult Learners May Take Exit Exam|
An act to add Section 60851.3 to the Education Code, relating to education. Require the exit examination to be offered to a person regularly...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2005||P-12||Assistance to Students Failing the Exit Exam|
States that funds received through section 37252 for supplemental instruction may be used to provide intensive instruction and services to s...
|NY||Emergency Rule Adoption 07/2005||P-12||State Assessment, Graduation and Diploma Requirements|
100.5 Title 8 NYCRR
Revises requirements for obtaining a Regents high school diploma, a Regents diploma with advanced designation, and a local high school diplo...
|MA||Rule Adoption 07/2005||P-12||Comprehensive Assessment System and Standards|
603 CMR 30.00
Amends the Comprehensive Assessment System and Standards for Competency Determination rules. Adds one discipline in science and technology a...
|GA||Adopted 07/2005||P-12||Student Assessments|
Clarifies rules regarding testing programs and student assessment. Clarifies assessment participation requirements for English language lear...
|TN||SIGNED BY GOVERNOR. 06/2005||P-12||Bonus Points for|
S.B. 1015/Act 446
Authorizes the state board of education to promulgate regulations whereby a student, who narrowly misses passage of one or more of the Tenne...
|WA||Passed 06/2005||P-12||Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL)|
Amends rule regarding the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL). Corrects problem of not adequately covering the reasons why a st...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Achieving Classroom Excellence Act of 2005|
New law establishing the Achieving Classroom Excellence Act of 2005. One new section establishes the Oklahoma Mathematics Improvement Progra...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Remediation Funding|
S.B. 1516 (Section 2)
Replaces reference to "reimbursement" with reference to "certificate of supplemental instruction" for student attending a school designated
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||AIMS Requirements|
States that a student who does not pass the AIMS must receive a high school diploma if the student meets the alternative graduation requirem...
|NV||Adopted 05/2005||P-12||High School Proficiency Examinations|
NAC 389.027, .051, .056, .058, .061, .071
Amends provisions governing high school proficiency examinations. NEVADA REG 3705 (SN)...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
Eliminates multi-tiered diplomas in Delaware, establishing instead the "State of Delaware High School Diploma" to each student graduating fr...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||High School Graduation Requirements and Exit Exams|
Provides that high school diplomas issued in 2005 will be the same as were awarded in 2004. States that in 2006, the department must award ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||End-of-Course Tests|
S.B. 982, Sections 6 and 8
Creates new section. Beginning with students entering the ninth grade in the 2008-2009 school year, every student must demonstrate mastery o...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Core 40 Curriculum|
Beginning with the 2010-2011 school year, requires, with certain exceptions, a student to complete the Core 40 curriculum in order to gradua...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Special Education and the AIMS|
States that a student with an individualized education program (IEP) is not required to earn a passing score on a competency test required f...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2005||P-12||Department Reporting and Student Testing|
Requires the department to report to specified members of the legislature on its budget status every two months for the first half of each f...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Grade 3-8 Assessments, End-of-Course Exams and Remediation|
Requires a student not passing an immediately previous grades 3-8 benchmark assessment or in a secondary level end-of-course assessment to p...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Credits for Industry Certification|
Directs the Board of Education to provide for the award of verified credits for passing scores on industry certifications, state licensure e...
|MD||Rule Adoption 02/2005||P-12||General Instructional Programs|
COMAR 13A.01.04.04, .05, .03.02.02, .04, .01 thru .09
Adopts rules to the Maryland State Board of Education. Deals with graduation requirements in public high schools in Maryland. Merges the Eng...
|OH||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Parent's Week, Teacher Compensation, Testing Sections|
Designates the fourth week of September as Parent's Week; revises provisions governing child support collection. Qualifies teachers employed...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||High School Remediation Funding Flexibility Program|
Establishes the High School Remediation Funding Flexibility Program for the purpose of providing funding flexibility for remediation instruc...
|TX||Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Texas Success Initiative|
19 TAC 1.4.C.4.54
Amends rules concerning exemption from the requirements of the Texas Success Initiative. Exempts high school students who achieve certain st...
|LA||Vetoed 07/2004||P-12||Certificates of Attendance|
Provides for the awarding of certificates of attendance by the board of elementary and secondary education to any public high school student...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||High School Diploma Issuance|
Requires the Department of Education to award diplomas based on current rules and regulations for students who graduate in 2004; allows the ...
|FL||Signed by Governor 05/2004||P-12|
|Accelerated High School Graduation, High Stakes Testing, Reading Deficiencies|
Revises course requirements in college & career preparatory accelerated high school graduation program; amends requirements for grade point ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Standard Diploma|
Amends an uncodified act to direct local school boards to adopt procedures, pursuant to Board of Education guidelines, to award verified uni...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Notification to Parents of Rights of Students|
Directs local school boards to notify parents of the educational rights of students who fail to graduate or who have failed to achieve the n...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||State Assessment Standards|
1) The high school assessment system shall include but need not be limited to the Washington assessment of student learning, opportunities f...
|AL||Adopted 03/2004||P-12||Alternate Requirements for Students Failing Exit Test|
Allows high schools to confer the High School Diploma on students with disabilities who have failed a subject area test of the Graduation Ex...
|AL||Emergency Rule Adoption 03/2004||P-12||Student Assessment Required for High School Diploma|
Allows students with disabilities who fail one portion of the Alabama High School Graduation Exam and meet certain other criteria to receive...
|MS||Rule Adoption 03/2004||P-12||Graduation Requirements and Exit Examinations|
Revises rules regarding graduation requirements and exit examinations. MISSISSIPPI REG 9026 (SN)...
|TX||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Program Services and Educational Programs|
37 TAC 3.91.B.91.41, 91.43
Amends rules relating to basic education. Clarifies that commission youth are administered state educational assessments required to complet...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Special Education High School Exit Examination|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction to develop a request for a proposal for an independent consultant to assess options and pr...
|TX||Adopted 09/2003||P-12||Performance Standards|
19TAC §101.23 & 101.33
Requires the state board to determine the level of performance considered to be satisfactory on the assessment instruments. Sets the "commen...
|TX||Rule Adoption 09/2003||P-12||Development and Administration of Tests|
19 TAC 101.23, .33
§101.23. Performance Standards. (a) Except as otherwise provided by the Texas Education Code (TEC), Chapter 39, Subchapter B, the State Boa...
|MA||Rule Adoption 07/2003||P-12||Standards for Competency Determination on MCAS|
603 CMR 30.03
Students in the graduating class of 2003 shall meet or exceed the Needs Improvement threshold scaled score of 220 on both the English Langua...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School Competency Test|
Modifies the state competency testing program to ensure that high school students who do not pass the competency test are given an opportuni...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||High School Graduation|
Provides learning opportunities for out-of-state and out-of- country transfer students and students needing additional instruction to meet h...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||High School Exit Examination Component|
S.B. 1 (Omnibus Bill)
Addresses the mathematics portion of the high school proficiency exam. A passing score on this exam is required for Nevada students to obta...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12||Personal Graduation Plans|
S.B. 1108 (Section 28.0212)
Requires the principal or other staff to identify each student who (1) hasn't performed well on assessments; (2) is not likely to receive a ...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Reciprocity Agreements|
To facilitate the transfer of military personnel and their dependents to and from the public schools of this state, the agency is required t...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Profile of Learning, High School Graduation Requirements, NCLB-Compliant Testing System, State Standards|
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Effective the 2003-04 school year and later, bars the state education commissioner from implementing the profile of learning portion of the ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12|
|Commissioner Recommendation Required on Provisions of State High School Tests|
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Effective the day after enactment, requires the commissioner to provide written recommendations to the committees of the legislature having ...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Graduation Requirements|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends Section 22-13-1.1. Increases graduation requirements: 4 units of English, with major emphasis on grammar and literature; 3 units of...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Remediation for Certain Students|
Requires school boards to provide programs of prevention, intervention, and remediation for students failing an end-of-course test required ...
|MS||Rule Adoption 12/2002||P-12||Graduation Requirements|
MS ADC 36 000 001, Graduation Requirements, Code IHF-2
The section is revised to read as follows: "Policies for Subject Area Testing
• Students will not be required to pass any end-of-course Subj...
|AK||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||High School Graduation Examinations|
4 AAC 06.755
Requires every sophomore to take the high school graduation exam. Juniors who have failed must be retested at least once each school year o...
|AL||Adopted 10/2002||P-12||Student Assessment Required for Alabama High School|
Establishes rules amending the current rule by delaying implementation of the social studies subject- area test of the Alabama High School G...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2002||P-12||Data on Exam Failure Rates|
Requires the governing board of each school district that grants a diploma of graduation from high school annually to compile the number of ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Longitudinal Achievement Data|
Requires the State Department of Education to contract for the development or proposals that will provide for the retention and analysis of ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2002||P-12||Exit Exam Prep Class|
Authorizes a school district that offers adult education to offer a program, course, or class of supplemental instruction in preparation for...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2002||P-12||Alternate assessments for exit examination for individuals with disabilities|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the advisory committee established by this bill to develop guidelines regarding the me...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Changes/Clarifications in the exit exam system|
Provides that language arts, with respect to the high school exit exam, refers to English language arts. Requires a school principal, to sub...
|UT||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Status of 10th Grade Competency Test|
Modifies the State System of Public Education by extending for one year the pilot status of the tenth grade basic skills competency test....
|FL||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Assessment Cutoff Scores, Accommodations|
Grandfathers in the scores of 10th-graders who took the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) in spring 2001. Requires that when stat...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Exit Exam|
Makes the single exit exam prior to high school graduation optional instead of mandatory; requires results be shared with legislative oversi...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Standard Diploma for "Transition" Students|
Directs the Board of Education to develop guidelines for local school boards to award verified units of credit for a standard diploma for "t...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Industry Certification|
Authorizes the Board of Education to substitute industry certification and State licensure examinations for Standards of Learning assessment...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Diploma Requirements|
H.B. 493, S.B. 609
Directs the Board of Education to develop guidelines for local school boards to award verified units of credit for a standard diploma for tr...
|OH||Signed into law 11/2001||P-12||Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT) Provision|
Delays the requirement for students to pass all five tests to receive a high school diploma from the class of 2001 to the class of 2007. Pr...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2001||P-12||High School Exit Exam|
Specifies that 2000-01 school year is the only year in which ninth-graders may take the high school exit examination. Creates new section re...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||2 Year Transition for the High School Grad. Requirement|
Relates to a 2 year transition for implementation of the public high school competency examination; establishes an essential skills examinat...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Informational Pamphlet on the High School Proficiency Examiniation|
Requires the department to develop an informational pamphlet concerning the high school proficiency examination; requires boards of each sch...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Section 3|
Amends Section 59-18-310(B). The statewide assessment program in the four academic areas shall include grades 3 through 8, an exit examinati...
|VA||Vetoed 05/2001||P-12||State Licensure Exams as Standards of Learning Assessments|
Requires the Board of Education to authorize, in its regulation for accrediting public schools, the substitution of industry certification a...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Professional Development and Educator Accountability Act|
Creates the Professional Development and Educator Accountability Act. Beginning in 2002, at least 20% of educator's performance evaluation w...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - High School Graduation Exams|
The High School Graduation Tests will be eliminated when the end of course tests are put in place. Local boards of education shall have the...