|LA||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12|
|Eligibility for a TOPS-Tech Award|
Makes a student who graduated from an out-of-state high school with an International Baccalaurate diploma eligible to receive a TOPS-Tech Award. http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/ViewDocument.aspx?d=856981&n=HB243%20Act...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Academic Acceleration for High School Students|
Encourages school board of directors to adopt an academic acceleration policy for high school students. Enrolls students who meet the state standard on the high school statewide student assessment in the next most rigorous level of advanced courses offered by...
|LA||Adopted 09/2012||P-12||Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate|
Increases the number of Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses that must be made available to students at each public high school. The number of courses increases by one
each year from 2012-2013 to 2015-2016, such that at least one...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2011||P-12|
|Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate|
From bill summary: Requires the superintendent of public instruction to annually update the information on Advanced Placement on the department Web site to include current information on the various means by which districts may offer or access Advanced Placeme...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Covering Advanced Placement and IB Exam|
Existing law permitted the commissioner of education to enter into agreements with the College Board and the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to pay for all exams taken by eligible public school students. New provision adds that an eligible stude...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Accelerated College Credit|
Defines "accelerated college credit programs" to include dual credit, two-plus-two, advanced placement and International Baccalaureate programs. Directs the department of education to administer a grant program to provide grants to districts, community college...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|College Credit Program Oversight|
Authorizes the commissioner of education to adopt rules as necessary concerning the duties of a school district under the college credit program (under which students may earn the equivalent of at least 12 semester credit hours of college credit through Intern...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||College Credit Program|
Extends to 2013 a provision that a district is not required to pay a student's tuition or other associated costs for taking a course through the college credit program (under which districts must make available the opportunity for students to earn the equivale...
|AL||Adopted 04/2011||P-12||IB May Substitute for Advanced Academic Endorsement Courses|
AL ADC 290-3-1-.02
Amends rule 290-3-1-.02(8) (g)6 which will allow any Alabama public school system to substitute the IB Diploma Program courses for required Alabama High School Diploma with Advanced Academic Endorsement core courses, including the arts. ...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||International Baccalaureate Diploma|
Relating to recognizing the international baccalaureate diploma; amending RCW 28A.230.170; reenacting and amending RCW 28A.230.090; and adding a new section (Section 1) to chapter 28A.230 RCW which indicates that to receive a high school diploma under this sec...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||IB and AP Course Credit|
Clarifies that students should be eligible for credit for International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement examinations, not the courses.
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12|
|Cambridge Advanced (A/AS) Exams|
H.B. 1910/S.B. 1448
Requires the governing boards of each public institution of higher education to implement policies regarding the granting of credit for Cambridge Advanced (A/AS) examinations. Also provides that each institution's policy for course credit for Cambridge Advance...
|UT||Signed into law 02/2011||P-12||Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program|
S.B. 1 - Section 53A-17a-165
Repeals references to the gifted and talented program and the Advanced Placement program; creates new Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program. Directs the state board of education to distribute funds appropriated for the Enhancement for Accelerated Studen...
|TX||Adopted 08/2010||P-12||Online Learning, AP and IB|
19 TAC 74.23, 29
Section 74.23: Correspondence Courses and Distance Learning: Updates section to make clear that students may earn course credit via online courses and the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).
Section 74.29: Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program: Clarifi...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12|
H.B. 2725--Multiple Provisions
Exempts private schools approved by the department of education's division of special education prescribed in the pupil's individualized education program from rules adopted by the state board of education prior to 11/24/09.
Changes the office of the county sc...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Accelerated High School Graduation Options|
S.B. 4 - Sec. 5
Requires each high school to advise each student of programs through which a high school student can earn college credit, including Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced International Certificate of Education, dual enrollment cour...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
|Undergraduate Credits for International Baccalaureate|
Requires the governing boards of each public institution of higher education to implement policies to grant a minimum of 24 undergraduate semester credit hours to entering freshman students who have successfully completed the International Baccalaureate diplom...
|UT||Adopted 05/2009||P-12||International Baccalaureate Programs|
Amends rule on administration and funding of International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. Adds eligibility of charter schools to operate IB programs and receive state IB program funds. Amends funding language to designate that 50% of the total IB program funds m...
|UT||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||International Baccalaureate Programs|
Creates R277-710 regarding International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. Specifies the procedures and standards schools and districts must follow to qualify for state funds for the IB Program. Provides that funds are available to support the Diploma Program, Midd...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12|
Defines "Advanced science and mathematics" as Advanced Placement (AP) biology, calculus, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, and physics, and International Baccalaureate (IB) biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental systems, mathemat...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Funds to Support International Baccalaureate|
S.B. 2 - Section 15
Makes International Baccalaureate programs eligible for the accelerated learning programs funds for which Advanced Placement programs are already eligible.
Page 23 of 43: http://le.utah.gov/~2008/bills/sbillenr/sb0002.pdf...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||International Baccalaureate|
Amends law relating to the International Baccalaureate Program for high school and middle school pupils. Repeals provision regarding startup grants and an obsolete limitation on the amount of grants for middle school programs. Appropriates funds to the Superin...
|Postsecondary Credit for International Baccalaureate|
Directs each public institution of higher education, by December 31, 2007, to adopt a policy to award undergraduate course credit to entering freshmen who have completed the international baccalaureate (IB) diploma program, beginning with the entering freshmen...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Increasing Access to IB|
H.F. 2245 [International Baccalaureate]
Makes International Baccalaureate (IB) programs eligible to apply for competitive grants to improve access to and success in such programs. Specifies that a school or charter school applying for funds to enhance IB offerings must have a three-year plan approve...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Idaho Digital Learning Academy|
S.B. 1237 (Sections 12-14)
Strikes existing provision that funding for the Idaho Digital Learning Academy be provided from an annual budget request to the legislature from the superintendent of public instruction. Creates new section providing that a portion of the annual legislative ap...
|HI||Adopted 04/2007||P-12||Programs for High-Achieving Students|
Asks the Hawaii Department of Education to develop a comprehensive plan to promote opportunities for high achievement with the goal of 20% of public school students enrolling in gifted and talented programs, honors classes, advanced placement courses, Internat...
|Graduation Requirements and Advanced Opportunities|
Increases total number of credits required for high school graduation to 46 credits (23 Carnegie units) starting with the 2013 graduating class. Increases math requirements to 3 units and science requirements to 3 units. Requires students to take the ACT, SAT,...
|WV||Adopted 09/2006||P-12||Program/Curriculum Requirements|
Title 126, Series 42
Amends rules regarding the pre-K & K-12 program or curriculum requirements; reduces the amount of required teaching time for English Language Arts and Reading in middle school; changes pathway options to high school graduation from 3 to 2; requires a minimum n...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||AP and IB Grant Program|
Amends existing law that establishes a 5-year grant program to award grants to cover the costs of advanced placement examination fees to authorize the Department of Education to award grants to cover the costs of International Baccalaureate examination fees, i...
OAR 581-022-1362, -1370
Implements the Expanded Options program. Purpose of the program is to: (1) Create a seamless education system for students enrolled in grades 11 and 12 to: (a) Have additional options to continue or complete their education; (b) Earn concurrent high school and...
|IN||Emergency Rule Adoption 05/2006||P-12||Academic Honors Diploma|
511 IAC 6-7-6.5
Clarifies that a student who as earned an international baccalaureate degree is eligible to receive an academic honors diploma. http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/xml/old-ir/Vol29/10Jul/06E511060163.pdf...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Dual Enrollment Programs|
H.B. 7087 (Section 39)
Revises access to dual enrollment policies and inclusion of IB and Advanced International Certificate of Education courses. Directs local boards to include access to dual enrollment on the high school campus whenever possible. Prohibits alternative grade calcu...
|ID||Adopted 04/2006||P-12||Advanced Opportunities|
Requires all high schools, effective July 1, 2007, to provide Advanced Opportunities (defined as Advanced Placement courses, dual credit courses, Tech Prep, or International Baccalaureate programs), or provide opportunities for students to take courses at the ...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||District Report Cards|
H.B. 1347 Section 7
Requires district report cards to report:
--The number and percentage of students participating in the school flex program, if offered (see IC 20-30-2-2.2 http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title20/ar30/ch2.html)
--The number of students who have dropped o...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Academic Honors Diploma|
H.B. 1347 Section 17
Requires to state board to adopt rules to amend the academic honors course requirement rules to allow for a high school student who has earned an international baccalaureate degree to be eligible to receive an academic honors diploma. Allows the board to adopt...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||AP and International Baccalaureate|
H.F. 141 - Multiple Components
The state may pay all or part of the fee for advanced placement or international baccalaureate examinations. The commissioner shall pay all examination fees for all public and nonpublic students of low-income families, as defined by the commissioner, and to t...
|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. Standardizes and requires the reporting of continuing education rates and mobility rates by school districts for accredit...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Standard Method of Computing Grade Point Averages|
Allows the commissioner to develop a standard method of computing a student's high school grade point average that provides for additional weight to be given to each honors course, advanced placement course, international baccalaureate course, or dual credit c...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||International Baccalaureate Diploma Program|
Allows a high school course offered under the international baccalaureate diploma program to be treated the same as an advanced placement course in terms of the state grading scale and weighted credit, teacher licensure requirements, district reporting of cour...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Advanced Placement Courses|
Requires that advanced placement courses be available in the four core areas (English, math, science, social studies) in high school; exempts high schools offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/200...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Education Code Re-Write: Articulated Acceleration Mechanisms|
Adds subsection relating to Advanced International Certificate of Education Program (AICE); sets out that public secondary school students are exempt from payment of Advanced Placement exam fees, regardless of whether or not they obtain a passing score on the ...