|MT||Vetoed 04/2013||P-12||Processes for Changes to Any Accreditation Standard|
SB 302 requires the Board of Public Education (BPE), prior to adoption or amendment of any accreditation standard, to submit proposals to th...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||School/District Efficiency|
Outlines alternative school and district measurements to ensure that all students receive thorough, efficient education. Delineates roles of...
|MT||Adopted 10/2012||P-12||Accreditation, Including Teacher Evaluation|
Modifies accreditation. One modification deletes old section on teacher evaluation and replaces with new. Requires that evaluation system fo...
|MT||Adopted 10/2012||P-12||Assessment Required for Accrediation|
Chapter 55 Accreditation Standards provide a framework to ensure the constitutional right of every Montana student to a basic system of free...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Authorizes Consolidation of Low-Performing Schools and School Districts in Emergency Situations|
Relating to low-performing schools and school districts: Provides that if a local school district violates accreditation standards determine...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Temporary Waiver for Certain Mandates|
Extends the period during which schools cannot be penalized or denied accreditation for failure to comply with certain standards such as tex...
|ID||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Rules Governing School Accreditation and Uniformity|
ID ADC 08.02.02.140
All public secondary schools, serving any grade(s) 9-12, will be accredited. Accreditation is voluntary for elementary schools, grades K-8, ...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Creating a Process to Ensure all Schools can Participate in State Functions Such as Playoffs|
Directs the state department of education to define and implement a process outlining secondary school accreditation requirements for the pu...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||High School Accreditation; Industry Certifications|
H.B. 642/S.B. 514
Requires the Board of Education to adopt regulations adjusting the formula for calculating the final high school accreditation status to add...
|NH||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Accountability Standards met with NEASC Accreditation|
Allows a school to demonstrate compliance with New Hampshire's input-based school accountability standards by furnishing evidence that it ha...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||High School Accrediation|
Provides that the State Board of Education (SBE) is an authorized accrediting entity for public schools. Requires the SBE to adopt rigorous ...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Certification System for Public and Nonpublic Schools|
Establishes a certification system for the approval of public and nonpublic schools. Authorizes the Superintendent of Public Instruction to ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Charter School Reporting|
Requires a public charter school to annually submit a report detailing: (1) The number of applications for enrollment received; (2) The numb...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Alternative Accreditation|
Provides that any school board, on behalf of one or more of its schools, may request from the Board of Education releases from state regulat...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2011||P-12||Delayed Implementation of Certain Statutes and Regulations|
H.B. 1554/S.B. 810
Provides for the delayed implementation of statutes and regulations upon which the accreditation of schools in the Commonwealth is based tha...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Accreditation|
H.B. 1543--Multiple Provisions
In fiscal years 2011 through 2013, the Department of Education cannot penalize a school district on its accreditation review for failing to ...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Schools At Risk|
Requires the Department of Education to provide assistance to certain schools not meeting adequate performance of accreditation standards. R...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Delaying Implementation of Certain Statutes|
H.B. 111/S.B. 352
Relates to delayed implementation of certain statutes and regulations upon which accreditation is based, with the exception of the graduatio...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Deaccreditation of Districts and/or Nonpublic Schools|
Allows for the deaccreditation of districts or nonpublic schools. Allows the director of the department of education to order the positive f...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Special Accreditation Investigations|
H.B. 3 - Section 59 - Part II
Adds to circumstances under which special accreditation investigations must be conducted. Directs the commissioner to authorize special accr...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Assistance to Low-Performing Districts and Schools|
H.B. 3 - Section 59 - Part IV
Amends language regarding actions the commissioner may take as regards a district that does not satisfy accreditation criteria, academic per...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||School Accountability and Accreditation|
Repeals and reenacts the Educational Accreditation Act of 1998 to align accountability and accreditation measures and procedures; assigns sp...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Accreditation|
Relates to the accreditation of school districts and nonpublic schools and the reorganization of school districts. If a recommendation is fo...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Delay of Accreditation Implementation|
Provides for the delayed implementation of statutes, regulations and standards upon which the accreditation of schools or school divisions i...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||School District Accreditation Levels|
Relates to school district accreditation levels; revises accreditation terminology.
19 TAC Chapter 97
Adopts new 19 TAC Chapter 97, Planning and Accountability, Subchapter EE, Accreditation Status, Standards, and Sanctions. The new subchapter...
|UT||Adopted 08/2007||P-12||Accreditation of Secondary Schools|
Deletes previous Northwest Association of Accredited Schools and State Board of Education accreditation standards and provides newly revised...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Expands Use of State Institute Fund|
Adds support activities related to school accreditation and teacher training and retention to the list of purposes for use of the State Inst...
|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...
|WV||Rule Adoption 06/2006||P-12||Performance Based Accreditation System|
Title 126, Series 13
Amends rules regarding a process for improving education and a performance-based accreditation system. http://www.wvsos.com/csrdocs/pdfdocs...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School Accreditation and Resource Allocation|
S.B. 549 - Section 1
Provides that whenever the state board determines that a school has failed either to meet the accreditation requirements or standards adopte...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Lapse of Provisional Accrediation|
If a school district has been classified as unaccredited within the previous five school years and the district is subsequently classified a...
|MI||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||New High School Graduation Requirements|
Establishes statewide high school graduation requirements effective with the class of 2010, including 4 units English; 3 units science, incl...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Exempting Level 4 or 5 Accredited Districts from Certain Requirements|
Relates to school districts; establishes home rule; exempts Level 4 or 5 accredited districts from certain requirements. Authorizes the Stat...
|WV||Rule Adoption 07/2005||P-12||Performance Based Accreditation System|
Title 126, Series 13
Amends rules relating to a performance based accreditation system to improve education. WEST VIRGINIA REG 4602 (SN)...
|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...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Evaluation of State Accountability System and Revised Designations|
S.B. 214 (Section 1-2)
Requires the department to contract every 3 years for an independent evaluation of the state accountability system and the No Child Left Beh...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||School Accountability Reports and State Accreditation|
S.B. 214 (Section 4-6)
Section 4: Repeals and reenacts 22-7-605 pertaining to the content and format of state-mandated school accountability reports.
Section 5: ...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Diagnostic Academic Growth Calculation|
S.B. 214 (Section 7-8)
Section 7: Encourages the state board to establish accreditation indicators based in part on the diagnostic academic growth calculation adde...
|KS||Became law without governor's signature 04/2005||P-12|
H.B. 2247 (section 6)
Requires every accredited school to teach the subjects and areas of instruction adopted by the state board of education as of January 1, 200...
|KS||Became law without governor's signature 04/2005||P-12||2010 Commission|
H.B. 2247 (section 7-9)
Establishes the 2010 Commission. States that the commission shall cease to exist on December 31, 2010. Requires the commission to:
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Accreditation Standards|
Requires the department of education to conduct an on-campus Standards for Accreditation of Arkansas Public Schools review for each school d...
|OH||Rule Adoption 10/2004||P-12||Accreditation of Education Programs|
Amends rules regarding accreditation of education programs, applications, fees, suspensions, and revocations. OHIO REG 11562 (SN)...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Special 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 substanti...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Nonpublic 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...
|WV||Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Performance Based Accreditation System|
Title 126, Series 13
Amends rules regarding a process for improving education through a performance based accreditation system. WEST VIRGINIA REG 4415 (SN)...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Standards of Quality|
S.B. 479, H.B. 1014
Reorganizes the Standards of Quality and makes substantive amendments that would (i) increase from one half-time to one full-time principal ...
|AR||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Standards for Accreditation of Public Schools|
Establishes rules governing standards of accreditation of Arkansas public schools. http://arkedu.state.ar.us/pdf/ade%20156%20standards.pdf...
|AR||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Standards/Accreditation of Arkansas Public Schools|
Establishes rules regarding standards for accreditation of Arkansas public schools; describes the process for how public schools or district...
|TX||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||Youth Commission Schools|
37 TAC 91.41
Amends rules concerning education administration. Clarifies that Youth Commission schools are accredited under certain provisions. TEXAS REG...
|AR||Emergency Rule Adoption 04/2003||P-12||Emergency Amendment to Standards of Accreditation|
Allow the Arkansas State Board of Education to waive the minimum of 178 days required in the Standards for Accreditation of Arkansas Public ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Quality Education Act of 2003 - Accreditation|
H.B. 2697 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends §§ 6-15-202 - 6-15-209. Revises state accreditation regulations and consequences for schools and districts failing to meet Arkansas S...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Testing and Reporting of K-12 ESL Students|
Requires department to develop single test for districts to identify students eligible to participate in K-12 English language proficiency p...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Curriculum Standards Review, State School Report Card, Pupil Performance Study|
Requires review of curriculum standards in certain core academic areas every five instead of three years. Changes date to requires state boa...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Guidance Counselors, Reading Specialists|
Amends the Standards of Quality to require, within the Standards of Accreditation, guidance counselors in elementary schools at the followin...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2001||P-12||Posting Information on losing accreditation|
Chapter No.598, Requires a school board to give official notice at a school board meeting if a public school within the district that has el...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Exemption from Accreditation|
Exempts elementary and secondary education institutions operated by churches, religious organizations and faith-based ministries from requir...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Waivers|
Allows any school or school district to apply to the superintendent of public instruction for a waiver
of any rule governing the accreditati...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2001||P-12||Accreditation Process|
Increases the cycle of accreditation from three years to six years. The language in the bill leaves the cycle open so that some schools can ...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Minimum Wage for School Employees|
From the legislation:
FULL-TIME CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE SHALL NOT RECEIVE AN HOURLY RATE OF COMPENSATION LESS THAN SIX DOLLARS AND TWENTY FIVE ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Admission Contingent on Accreditation|
Provides that the failure of a Virginia public high school to achieve full accreditation pursuant to the Standards of Accreditation promulga...
|MT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Multiyear accreditation of schools; accreditation of 7th and 8th grades funded at high school rates|
Allows for multiyear accreditation of schools; requires compliance with teacher certification laws to receive multiyear accreditation; provi...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Using Accreditation as Factor for Admission|
Provides that the failure of a Virginia public high school to achieve full accreditation shall not be the sole criterion for denial of admis...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2000||P-12||State Board Accreditation of Schools|
Concerns accreditation by the State Board of Education; provides that the Board of Education will appraise and accredit school districts in ...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Accreditation Standards|
Provides for the adoption of administrative rules; requires school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to adopt policies relating to ...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Transfer of Credits, Accreditation|
Provides that the Board of Education recognizes, for purposes of facilitating the transfer of academic credits for students who have attende...
|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 ...