|MO||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Unaccredited School Districts|
Requires public comment be obtained on the appropriate scoring guides, instruments, and procedures used in determining the accreditation sta...
|LA||Adopted 12/2012||P-12||Sanctions for Low-Performing Schools|
LAC 28:LXXXIII, Chapter 14, 16, 19, 23
Repeals §1401, §1403, §1405, which related to levels to, entry and movement in academic assistance. Amends §1601, "Entry into Academically U...
|TX||Adopted 07/2012||P-12||Accreditation Status, Standards, and Sanctions|
19 TAC 97.1065, 1067
Section 97.1065 addresses provisions relating to repurposing, alternative management, or campus closure, including actions requested by pare...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Parent Trigger in Columbus|
S.B. 316 - Parent Trigger in Columbus
From final bill analysis: Specifies that the provisions of the "parent trigger" restructuring petition, under the Columbus pilot program, pr...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Authority of a Commonwealth Partnership School District|
H.B. 1901 - Sec. 1704-B
Section 1704-B continues provisions of the Empowerment Act that were scheduled to expire June 30, 2012. A Commonwealth Partnership School Di...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Low Performing Districts|
(Sec. 34) Defines an alliance district as a town whose school district is among those with the lowest academic performance as measured by a ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Statewide Accountability|
Directs commissioner of education to establish appropriate performance goals and measures for LEAs. Rewards LEAs that reach the achievement ...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Transferring Low-performing School to Recovery District and Parent Petitions|
Allows for a public school to be transferred to the Recovery School District (RSD) if such transfer is approved by the state board of educat...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||School Choice and Voucher Program|
Expands the current choice program, Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program, beyond schools in the New Orleans district to s...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Statewide Accountability System|
Establishes indicators to measure student achievement and school-level performance. Stipulates that indicators will be used to create an ove...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||State Accountability System|
Creates a new state accountability system for public elementary and secondary schools to hold public schools accountable for student achieve...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2011||P-12||Parent Trigger Amendments|
From bill summary: Requires interventions to be implemented for a school that is identified as persistently lowest-achieving but does not re...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Full-Year School Plan|
Provides that if certain specified schools remain on academic watch status for two years, subject to the availability of federal appropriati...
|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||Parent Trigger Pilot for Columbus|
H.B. 153 - Parent Trigger Pilot for Columbus
Establishes a pilot project for any school operated by the Columbus school district that has been ranked in the lowest 5% of all public scho...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Sanctions for the Lowest-Performing Schools|
H.B. 153 - Sanctions for the Lowest-Performing Schools
Provides that for any building that is ranked in the lowest 5% of all public school buildings statewide for three consecutive years and is d...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Licensure Exam Retakes for Teachers in Lowest-Performing Schools|
H.B. 153 - Licensure Exam Retakes for Teachers in Lowest-Performing Schools
Directs the board of education of each city, exempted village, and local school district, the governing authority of each community school, ...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Reconstituting Public School and Charter School|
Allows the superintendent of education to reconstitute a public school, except for charter schools. Directs the department to negotiate with...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Parent Trigger Law--Local Board May Trump|
Provides that if the commissioner is presented with a written petition signed by the parents of a majority of the students enrolled at a cam...
|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...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Increased Flexibility for Increased Accountability|
Extends until end of 2014-15 school year the provision that each local school system either notify the department of its intention to reques...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Accountability|
H.B. 1001--Turnaround Academies
Provides that a school that remains in the lowest performance category for a fifth year becomes a turnaround academy. Requires the state boa...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||School Board Member Terms|
Provides that members of local boards of education must serve terms of no less than four years. Provides for a phase-in period and for excep...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Accountability|
Amends section 15-241. Changes the method used to calculate a school's classification and replaces the current labels of "excelling", "highl...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||District Takeovers by State Board|
If the state board orders the takeover of a school district under authority and also orders the removal of the school district board of dire...
|MI||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Supervision of Lowest-achieving Schools|
Provides that if a school included on the list of lowest-achieving 5% of public schools was operated by a district in which an emergency man...
|CA||Adopted 09/2010||P-12||Parent Empowerment|
5 CA ADC 4800, 4801, 4802, 4803, 4804, 4805, 4806, 4807
Adopts emergency regulations to implement Senate Bill 4, Chapter 3, 5th Extraordinary Session of 2010. This Senate Bill and these emergency ...
|TX||Adopted 07/2010||P-12||Accreditation Status, Standards, and Sanctions|
19 TAC 97.1051, 1053, 1055, 1057, 1059, 1061, 1063, 1064, 1065, 1067, 1069, 1071, 1073
Makes various changes to state accountability provisions. Language below primarily from July 23, 2010 Texas Register.
97.1051: Amends defini...
|OK||Signed by Governor 06/2010||P-12||Improvement Plans|
Amends law to require each school district identified as in need of improvement for four years to submit a plan for compliance with this sec...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Four Intervention Models|
This section of S.B. 2033 establishes and defines four intervention models, one of which a school identified as being among the persistently...
|NY||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||School Takeovers by Educational Partnership Organizations|
A.B. 11171, Section 6
From "Summary of Specific Provisions" on Assembly Web site:
Section 6 of this bill would add a new S21l-e to the Education Law to authoriz...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12|
Authorizes a district board of education for a district with an average daily membership of more than 30,000 which implements an alternative...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||School Governance Council|
S.B. 438 - Sec. 21
Permits the local/regional board of education for a school that has been identified as in need of improvement pursuant or designated as a lo...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Monitoring of Reconstituted Schools|
S.B. 438 - Sec. 22
Requires the department of education to monitor, within available appropriations, those schools that have reconstituted (See section 21 of t...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||New Start School|
Creates a New Start School Program. Requires a New Start School to be established in each public school that is considered failing. Provides...
|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...
|WI||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Act 215 - Multiple Provisions|
Act 215. For a district in need of improvement for 4 consecutive years, new section requires district boards to take certain actions (additi...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Accountability|
Creates a coherent and effective accountability framework for improvement for all schools and districts to provide an excellent and equitabl...
|TN||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010 - Multiple Provisions|
S.B. 7005A - H.B. 7010A
Enacts the Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010. From fiscal note: Authorizes the Commissioner of Education to move any public
school or l...
|KY||Emergency Rule Adoption 01/2010||P-12||Low-Achieving Schools|
703 KAR 5:180
Establishes the processes to be followed during a school leadership assessment and district leadership assessment after a school is identifi...
|KY||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Interventions for Persistently Low-Achieving Schools and Advanced Placement|
Amends accountability provisions in KRS 160.346. Defines "persistently low-achieving school". Defines "school intervention" as a process cho...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Underperforming or Chronically Underperforming Schools|
S.B. 2247; (NEW BILL)
Repeals and replaces existing policies relating to Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education to designate a school as underperformi...
|CA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Race to the Top|
S.B. 1E - Section 8
Adds Chapter 18 (commencing with Section 53100) to the Education Code. Numbers below relate to new section numbers.
53100: For purposes of...
|CA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Parent Empowerment|
S.B. 4E - Parent Empowerment
Creates new sections 53300 and ff. of the Education Code, establishing new "Parent Empowerment" section. Provides that for any school not id...
|MI||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Reform Failing Schools|
H.B. 4787 - Sec. 1280c
Part of Michigan's Race to the Top Legislation. Beginning in 2010, not later than September 1 of each year, the state superintendent is requ...
|NM||Adopted 12/2009||P-12||Academic Proficiency, Attendance and Driving Permits|
Establishes requirements for demonstrating 9th grade math & reading proficiency and meeting school attendance standards prior to receiving a...
|IL||Adopted 11/2009||P-12||Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision|
23 IAC 1.20, .30, .100, .240, .420, .465, .480, .510, .737
Partially from "Notice of Adopted Amendments" in Illinois Register (changes from this rulemaking but not listed below are technical in natur...
|GA||Adopted 11/2009||P-12||Athletics Participation, No Pass No Play Grades 6-12|
GAC 160 -5-1-.18, -.19
Adds that retention of students for athletic purposes is prohibited. Repeals rule 160-5-1-.19 "Grades 6-8: Competitive Interscholastic Activ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Leadership of Districts in Financial Trouble|
Authorizes a district under the authority of a Financial Oversight Panel to appoint a district superintendent with a specified certification...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||CTE Programs at Regional Occupation Centers/Programs|
Requires an employer advisory board to recommend measures, criteria and methods to evaluate the skills and knowledge of students in a region...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
Increases statewide charter school cap and charter school cap for Chicago. Above and beyond caps, permits five Chicago charters (and specifi...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Accountability Compliance Commission|
H.B. 1 - Section 3306.34
Provides that a separate accountability compliance commission must be established for each school district for which the state superintenden...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Failure to Comply with Finance Provisions|
H.B. 1 - Section 3306.33
By July 2011, directs the department of education to provide technical assistance to that either has failed to comply with any applicable ex...
|LA||Vetoed 07/2009||P-12||Low-performing Schools|
Specifies criteria that exempts a school from being transferred to the state-run Recovery School District, even if the school is low perform...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Triggers for Automatic Closure of Community Schools|
H.B. 1 - Section 3314.35
From DOE summary of H.B. 1: Revises the current performance criteria that trigger automatic closure of a community school after July 1, 2009...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Bonds|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 69-72
Section 69: Adds new section 45.0531. Authorizes the state board by rule to establish a percentage of the cost value of the permanent school...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||School Leadership Pilot Program|
H.B. 3 - Section 9
Clarifies language in Section 11.203 regarding participation in the school leadership pilot program for principals. Specifies that an indivi...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Participation in Teacher Reading Academy|
H.B. 3 - Section 24
Amends action that triggers a teacher's participation in a teacher reading academy. Former provision required teacher to participate in read...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Schools Liable to Reconstitution, Alternative Management, "Repurposing"|
H.B. 3 - Section 59 - Part V
Directs a campus intervention team to assist a reconstituted campus in developing an *updated targeted* improvement plan (former language ca...
|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...
|OH||Adopted 06/2009||P-12||School Building and District Improvement Planning|
OAC 3301-13-01, -02, -37-01 thru -12, -56-01
Rescinds and adopts new rules relating to school building and district improvement planning, parent notification and intervention. Requires ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Alternative Governance for Schools in Need of Improvement|
Requires district boards of education for schools identified for improvement for a specified number of consecutive years to implement altern...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Accepting Support Team Assistance|
Requires schools identified as not making Adequate Yearly Progress to utilize school support team assistance; provides that the support team...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Contracts for Excellence|
A.B. 157 - Part A, Sections 1-5
Provides that a district that submitted a contract for excellence for the 2008-09 school year must submit a contract for excellence for the ...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Accountability|
H.B. 2261--Section 501-507, Accountability
Section 501-507 relates to shared accountability for school and district improvement. Legislature recognizes that comprehensive education fi...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Children First Act of 2009|
Prohibits public school students in 7th-12th grades who fail to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 from participating in extracurricular activ...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Academic Crisis Schools|
The recovery district shall retain jurisdiction over any school transferred to it for academic crisis purposes for a period of not less than...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Assistance to Low-performing Schools|
Requires the state Department of Education to develop a program that provides for early identification of low performing chools that are at ...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Student Attendance and Driver's License|
Authorizes the denial or suspension of a driver's license or learner's permit of a minor who is not enrolled in or has not completed school ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Academically Unacceptable School Plans|
Relates to schools that have been labeled academically unacceptable or failed schools for which a school board has not presented or implemen...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Processes for Schools in Improvement|
Outlines procedures to be followed re: schools identified as in improvement.
|NY||Adopted 06/2008||P-12||Contracts for Excellence|
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 100.13 and 170.12
Establishes allowable programs and activities, criteria for public reporting by school districts of their total foundation aid expenditures,...
|CO||Vetoed 05/2008||P-12||No Penalties for Students Missing State Assessment|
Excepts from the calculation of a school's academic performance ratings and from determining accreditation, the assessment scores of student...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Accountability|
Relates to intervention in mismanaged school districts.
A. Provides the Department of Education shall investigate a school district for syst...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2008||P-12||fiscal accountability|
Concerns school districts compliance; relates to withholding monies; provides if the Department of Education, the Auditor General or the Att...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Fiscal Accountability|
An emergency measure which delays and extends the payback period for over-expenditures for Saddle Mountain Unified School District and Union...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Removal of Superintendents in Underperforming Districts|
Provides that the appointed or elected superintendent of education in an underperforming school district for a specified number of consecuti...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Low-Performing Schools|
Relates to low performing schools and school districts. Changes the designation of priority schools to schools at risk. Modifies and expands...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Task Force on Underperforming Schools and Districts|
Creates a task force to study and report on the status of underperforming schools and districts in the state, effectiveness measures for imp...
|NY||Adopted 01/2008||P-12||Contracts for Excellence|
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 100.13 and 170.12
The board of regents has readopted, by emergency action effective January 22, 2008, the emergency rule adopted at the September 10, 2007 Reg...
|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 ...
19 TAC Chapter 97
Adopts new 19 TAC Chapter 97, Planning and Accountability, Subchapter EE, Accreditation Status, Standards, and Sanctions. The new subchapter...
|NY||Emergency Rule Extension 11/2007||P-12||Contracts for Excellence|
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 100.13 and 170.12
Readopts, by emergency action effective November 25, 2007, the emergency rule adopted at the September 10, 2007 Regents meeting that added a...
|LA||Adopted 11/2007||P-12||Louisiana School, District, and State Accountability System|
LAC 28:CXI.2007, Bulletin 118
In accordance with R.S. 49:950 et seq., the Administrative Procedure Act, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has amended Bullet...
|LA||Adopted 10/2007||P-12||Louisiana School, District, and State Accountability System|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.603, 613, and 4313
Revises Bulletin 111 - The Louisiana School, District, and State Accountability System (LAC Part Number LXXXIII).
Revises section 603 to i...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2007||P-12||Reinstating authority|
Requires the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistant Team, until all operational areas have been returned to the governing board of the Oakla...
Relates to the Public Schools Accountability Act of 1999 which establishes the Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program to pro...
|NY||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Contracts for Excellence|
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 100.13 and 170.12
Establishes allowable programs and activities, criteria for public reporting by school districts of their total foundation aid expenditures,...
|LA||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Rewards Eligibility and Corrective Actions|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.1301, 4313, 4903, and 4905
Amends the following Sections of Bulletin 111:
• §1301 Reward Eligibility: Changes one requirement for exemplary academic growth to 2.0 poin...
|CA||To governor 07/2007||P-12||Special education|
Relates to special education. Prohibits a nonpublic, nonsectarian school or agency whose certification has been revoked, and certain other a...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||School Improvement Plans|
H.B. 2263C -- Improvement Plan Components
Requires state superintendent to assign school ratings. Requires schools rated as in need of improvement to file school improvement plan. Su...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Distressed School Districts|
H.B. 842, Sec. 5 (Section 113 (c) of the Act)
These provisions set parameters for how staff of a "distressed" district in which pupils have been reassigned to another district are to be ...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||No Pass No Drive Amended to Include One Year Suspension/Expulsion|
Adds making a threat, including a false report, to use a bomb, dynamite, any other deadly explosive or destructive device including chemical...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Exemptions for No-Pass No-Play Law|
Standardizes the exemptions for students enrolled in certain advanced courses from the requirement that a student be suspended from particip...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Standards and Accountability|
S.B. 2107 - Part A, Section 1
Adds new sections 211 (see separate record), 211-a, 211-b and 211-c to the education code.
Section 211-a: Directs the regents, by the begi...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Contract for Excellence|
S.B. 2107 - Part A, Section 12
Requires every district with at least one school currently identified as requiring academic progress or in need of improvement or in correct...
|AK||Adopted 04/2007||P-12||PUBLIC SCHOOL PERFORMANCE INCENTIVE|
4 AAC 33.520
Amends rules to the Department of Education and Early Development.Amends the participation rate in the Public School Performance IncentivePr...
|AR||Adopted 04/2007||P-12||Comprehensive Testing, Assessment and Accountability|
005.19.06-002, ADE 247
Adopts rules to develop a single comprehensive testing, assessment and accountability program which utilizes the most current and effective ...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||charter school, accountability|
Provides a major revision of the Public Charter School Law. Amends Public Charter School Law to allow for obtaining conversion public chart...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Sanctions Applicable to Schools/Districts Under Conservatorship|
Revises and clarifies sanctions applicable to schools and districts which are under conservatorship due to a declaration of an emergency or ...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Sanctions for Cheating|
Establishes process for following up on allegations of certified personnel and teachers for compromising the integrity of a state-required a...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2007||P-12||State Accountability System|
Revises various provisions of The New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum public school district monitoring system, related repor...
|LA||Adopted 10/2006||P-12||Compliance Monitoring Procedures|
LAC 28:XCI.107, 109, and 309 (Bulletin 1922_
Reverts back to having the state board rather than the state superintendent withhold federal funds under the Individuals with Disabilities E...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Districts Academically in Crisis|
Repeals R.S. 17:10.6(C) and (D). Section (C) limited the power of local boards of districts identified as academically in crisis. Section (...
|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...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||School/District Improvement Plans|
S.B. 2829 - School/District Improvement Plans
Deletes existing provisions related to the approval of a district improvement plan for a district on academic early warning status or watch ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||School Achievement Profiles and Improvement Plans|
Relates the district profiles and accountability for schools failing to meet academic standards. Describes information, procedures and other...
|IL||Adopted 04/2006||P-12||Deadline for Status Appeal|
23 IAC 1.95
Modifies deadline for a district's status appeal to within 30 days of receipt of notification from the state board of the school's or distri...
|MD||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 04/2006||P-12||State Takeover of Low Performing Schools|
H.B. 1215; S.B. 914
Prohibits the State Board of Education and the State Superintendent of Schools from imposing a certain restructuring of a governance arrange...
|CA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Accountability and Funding for Low-Performing Schools|
Provides that 36 months after the receipt of funding to implement a school action plan, all schools that are not subject to state monitoring...
|NJ||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||School District Fiscal Accountability Act|
Provides for appointment of a state monitor in school districts with fiscal issues such as deficit balances or whose audits found material w...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||School Improvement and Reviews|
Concerns measures to improve the academic performance of unsatisfactory public schools; allows a school that receives an overall academic pe...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||District Funding Related to Meeting Adequate Yearly Progress|
Appropriates funds to increase funding to education and to assist sparse school districts; requires legislation as part of the final report ...
|GA||Signed into law 12/2005||P-12||Accountability and Interventions|
Makes the department responsible for the implementation of a single statewide system of accountability. Adds school systems to the system of...
|LA||Signed into law 11/2005||P-12||Recovery School District|
Establishes procedures for identifying underperforming schools to be transferred to the Recovery School District. Requires the Recovery Sch...
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 ...
|LA||Adopted 11/2005||P-12||AYP and Sanctions for Underperforming Schools|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.517, 1101, 1501, 1705, 2301, 3301, and 3303
Defines growth label changes for three-star schools. Defines the movement of three-star schools into Academic Assistance if performance sign...
|MS||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Hurrican Katrina and school accountability|
Authorizes the state board of education to exempt certain schools from accountability standards due to Hurricane Katrina of 2005. http://bi...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||School Intervention Contract Criteria|
This bill would require the Superintendent to provide a list of approved school assistance and intervention teams with which a school
|GA||Adopted 07/2005||P-12||Accountability System|
GAC 160-7-1-.01 thru -.04
Clarifies rules regarding the statewide accountability system, including definitions, profiles and awards and school- and district-level con...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Corrective Action|
Repeals and reenacts the corrective action provisions for underperforming public schools. Requires the state board to annually notify each d...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||No Pass No Drive Revisions|
S.B. 35 - Attendance Provisions
Amends No Pass No Drive law. Adds provision that a student who is pursuing a general education development (GED) diploma will not have his/h...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Public School Facilities Program Act|
Establishes the Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities Program Act. Requires the Division of Public School Academic Facilities and
|VA||Emergency Rule Adoption 02/2005||P-12||Conducting Division-Level Academic Reviews|
8 VAC 20-700-10 thru -50
Outlines the process and procedures for conducting the division-level academic review and submitting the corrective action plan to the Board...
|GA||Adopted 12/2004||P-12||Statewide Accountability|
GAC 160-7-1-.01 thru .04
Clarifies rules regarding the following: single statewide accountability system; accountability system definitions; accountability profiles;...
|SC||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School Districts Rated Unsatisfactory|
Authorizes the state board to implement a training program for the school district board of trustees and the district superintendent; author...
|GA||Adopted 07/2004||P-12||Statewide Accountability; Definitions; School Profiles|
GAC 160-7-1-.01 thru -.04
Clarifies rules regarding statewide accountability, applicable definitions, school profiles, and awards and consequences; creates a single s...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Education Accountability|
Defines "academically in crisis" district and "academically unacceptable" school. Requires state superintendent to notify the state board, t...
|RI||To governor 06/2004||P-12||No Pass No Drive|
Provides that if a minor accumulates fifteen (15) unexcused absences within ninety (90) calendar days, they are ineligible for driving privi...
|RI||Became law without governor's signature 06/2004||P-12||Drivers License Requirement|
Would set eligibility requirements for school attendance to obtain a driver's license for minor students. This act would take effect on Janu...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Low Performing Schools and Districts|
Chapter No. 832. Renames low performing schools and school districts as high priority schools and school districts; allows the commissioner ...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Education Performance Goals and Measures|
Deletes several sections of 49-1-601 and and substitutes new language. Relates to educational performance goals and measures;changes from d...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Reading Sufficiency|
Part of this bill relates to the Reading Sufficiency Act; limits certain students who are excluded from the reading goals and program of rea...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||School Academic Review|
Modifies provisions. When the state board has obtained evidence through the school academic review process that the failure of schools with...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Early Identification of Unexcused Absences|
Relates to compulsory school attendance; provides for early identification of unexcused absences and truancy; provides for enforcement of ha...
|WV||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Education|
Requires the state board to adopt system standards, including student performance and progress, school and school system progress, etc. Req...
|TX||Rule Adoption 12/2003||P-12||Accountability|
19 TAC 2.97.A.97.1 thru 97.4
Repeals old rules and establishes rules relating to public school accountability. Each school district must be assigned an accountability ra...
|AR||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment, & Accountability Program and Academic Distress Program|
Establishes rules governing the Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment and Accountability Program and the Academic Distress Program (ACT...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Consequences for Schools|
H.B. 3--Section 3302.03
Spells out what constitutes school or district status of "excellent," "effective," "in need of continuous improvement," "academic watch" and...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||School Accountability|
Makes changes concerning school recognition standards for student performance and school improvement, recognition levels, rewards and acknow...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||High-Priority Schools|
Designates low-performing schools as high-priority schools for purposes of the Academic Performance Index. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin...
|AR||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Comprehensive Testing/Assessment/Accountability Program|
Requires the development of a single Arkansas comprehensive testing, assessment and accountability program (ACTAAP); ensures all public scho...
|NH||Became law without governor's signature 06/2003||P-12||School Peformance and Accountability Chapter|
H.B. 139 (193-G:1)
Requires state commissioner to make public a list of schools not meeting performance targets. Establishes strategic responses for local edu...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Temporary Driver's License Revocation for School Disciplinary Infractions|
Requires the principal of any public or private school to notify the office of motor vehicles when any student between the ages of 14 and 18...
|MD||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||State Reconstitution|
A. If the State Board of Education rejects a local board of education reconstitution proposal, school improvement plan, or annual update, or...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Consequences for Low-Performing Schools|
S.B. 1 (Omnibus Bill)
The act sets forth the consequences for public schools and school districts that are designated as demonstrating need for improvement. Scho...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
|High School Completion, Pilot BA Degree Program|
Requires districts to analyze information related to dropout prevention. Sec. 29.908. MIDDLE COLLEGE EDUCATION PILOT PROGRAM requires: (a...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Low Performing Public Schools|
Requires the commissioner of education to reconstitute any campus rated as low performing for two consecutive years, removing closure
|LA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Transfer of Failed School or Failed Charter to Recovery School District|
Specifies that any elementary or secondary school found academically unacceptable under the state school accountability system must be desig...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Education Profile Reports|
Requires the State Department of Education to issue Delaware Public Education Profiles for all public schools, including charter schools and...
|SC||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 04/2003||P-12||Impaired Local School District|
(Joint Resolution) Approves regulations of the Board of Education; relates to intervention where quality of education in a local school dist...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Quality Education Act of 2003 - Districts in Fiscal Distress|
H.B. 2697 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds §§ 6-20-1901- 6-15-1911. Creates the Arkansas Fiscal Assessment and Accountability Program; to establish and implement a program at the...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Quality Education Act of 2003 - Governance|
H.B. 2697 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends §§ 6-13-1403 - 6-13-1405; 6-13-1410. Outlines the conditions and the policies under which the State Board of Education may annex scho...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||No Pass No Drive Changes|
Expunges motor vehicle license information for nineteen-year-olds when suspensions or revocations of their licenses are due to school attend...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Takeover Provisions|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends Sections 22-2-6 and Section 22-2-14 to allow the state department to take over the control and management of a public schools or dist...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Adquate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Outlines procedures and timelines for schools that have failed to make adequate yearly progress for two consecutive years (ranked as a schoo...
|NM||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||Indicators and Measurements/School Ratings|
NMAC 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52; 184.108.40.206
Establishes rules annually measuring public schools on the five statewide indicators. All scores, rates, and other measures used in the Acco...
|NM||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||Public School Accountability, General Provisions|
6.19.1, 6.19.2 NMAC
Amends rules regarding the annual measurement of schools. http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/parts/title06/06.019.0001.pdf 220.127.116.11 Address...
|PA||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||Distressed School Districts|
Authorizes the state superintendent to petition the court in the county to take over any district that has been declared "distressed." http...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2002||P-12||Requires State Takeover|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to assume all the legal rights, duties and powers of the governing board of the West Fresn...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Sanctions|
Sets deadlines regarding sanctions applied to state-monitored schools, allows for the placement of a trustee at a low-performing school. Spe...
|CT||Repealed 09/2002||P-12||Low-Performing Schools List|
C.G.S. 10-223 b-c
In 1999, the State Board of Education prepared a list of elementary and middle schools, by school district, that are in need of improvement ...
|NC||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Takeover of Schools|
Requires the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee to report to the state board if a local board and school are not responsive to ...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Conforms to Provisions of No Child Left Behind Act of 2001|
Amends the Education Law to conform to the provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; directs the Commissioner of Education...
|TN||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Intervention in Low-Performing Schools|
By September 1 of each year, the commissioner is required to recommend for approval to the state board a listing of all schools to be placed...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||School Performance Designation and Improvement Deadlines Pushed Back|
Requires school report cards to include performance designations and the department to monitor the progress of the implementation of school ...
|NY||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Governance Reorganization|
Reforms the governance structure of New York City schools. The new law gives the mayor control over city schools, including the power to app...
|IL||Active 06/2002||P-12||Academic Watch Process|
In 1992 the Academic Watch List was enacted into law in Illinois; the Academic Early Warning List
(AEWL) became law in 1996. Schools with lo...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Major Bill - Accountability Component|
Department is required to identify high-achieving schools as performance schools and specify the waivers of rule applicable to those schools...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Performance Indices, School Classification and Intervention for Failing Schools|
Requires that the academic achievement profile report for schools serving students grades K-8 include as indicators the Arizona Measure of A...
|CA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Intermediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program|
Modifies 1999 Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program (IIUSP), which formerly required that every participating school distri...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Prince George's County Governance and Administration|
Establishes appointed New Prince George's County Board of Education and requirements for membership. Provides for compensation of board memb...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Baltimore School Board and CEO Requirements, District Bonding, Baltimore Principal Development Program, Environmental Hazards|
Increases maximum of aggregate principal amount of bonds outstanding that Baltimore district may hold from $25 million to $75 million. Requi...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Education Code Re-Write: State Board Oversight Enforcement Authority|
Creates new section giving state board oversight of all public school boards and public postsecondary institution boards, gives state board ...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Principal Training Pilot Program|
Establishes the Principal Training Pilot Program; requires that the State Board of Education award incentive funding under the program to pr...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Districts to Develop Comprehensive Master Plans|
Requires each county board to develop and implement comprehensive master plan that states the goals and strategies to be used to raise stude...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Roosevelt Union Free School District Takeover|
Authorizes the removal of the Board of Education of the Roosevelt Union Free School District and the appointment of an interim board of educ...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Takeover Powers Extension|
Extends from April 9,2002 to July 1, 2005, the expiration and repeal of provisions of law which authorizes the chancellor of the city school...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||No Pass No Drive Modifications|
Modifies the current statute regarding suspension of driver's licenses for truancy to provide, upon a finding of a second or subsequent trua...
|OH||Signed into law 11/2001||P-12||Levels of Intervention|
Requires the state board to establish a standard unit of improvement for buildings and requires districts that are not excellent or effectiv...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2001||P-12||High Priority Schools Grant Program for Low Performing Schools|
Establishes the High Priority Schools Grant Program for Low Performing Schools within the Public Schools Accountability Act. Requires a scho...
|PA||Signed into law 10/2001||P-12||School Districts in Distress|
Amends the Public School Code. Relates to distress in school districts. Authorizes a school reform commission to assume control of a distric...
|NH||Vetoed 07/2001||P-12||School Performance|
Establishes criteria for measuring school performance standards and creates a watch list for schools which are not making satisfactory progr...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Accountability and Various Provisions|
Revises provisions governing the accountability of public schools; revises provisions governing the requirements for a person to take tests ...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Technical Assistance|
(Joint Resolution) States that schools may qualify for technical assistance based on the criteria established by the Education Oversight Com...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Placement of School in Academic Receivership|
Deletes language permitting local board to place school in academic receivership if school fails for four consecutive school years to attain...
|TN||Became law without governor's signature 05/2001||P-12||No Pass No Drive Amendments|
Increases from five to ten unexcused absences allowed prior to suspension or denial of driver license of minor individual enrolled in GED co...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2001||P-12||Omnibus Bill with Appropriations|
Creates public school reading proficiency fund to help train teachers to teach reading and writing to students below grade level; sets up "e...
|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...
|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...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Extended School Year for Low-Performing Schools|
Extends the date of repeal of existing law authorizing the Compton Unified School District to identify low-performing schools in the distric...
|UT||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Establishment of U-PASS Assessment Program|
Puts into legislation recommendations of Task Force on Learning Standards and Accountability in Public Education created by 1999 legislation...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Possible Change In the School Calendar|
Adjusts the prescribed dates, and would provide that the school action plan pursuant to the Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools P...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Underperforming Schools - Assistance and Incentives|
Concerns underperforming schools; provides grants for boards of education with schools in need of improvement; provides for partnerships wit...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Assessment|
Modifies the Oklahoma School Testing Program by administering a norm-referenced test in the third-grade beginning with the 2000-2001 school ...
|PA||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12|
Act No. 16 of 2000., Amends the Public School Code. Provides funding for basic education, services to nonpublic schools, special education, ...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Financial Incentives for Schools|
Establishes and implements a superior-performing and exemplary schools program for identifying and granting financial incentives to low perf...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Determining High Quality|
Relates to high quality education programs and standards, efficiency standards and indicators, performance measures, the process for improvi...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Extracurricular Eligibility|
Relates to student standards for participation in interscholastic extracurricular student activities; relates to the grade point average of ...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Accountability|
Directs the Department of Education to evaluate the academic performance and safety environment of every public school within the state; spe...
|NM||Vetoed 03/2000||P-12||Intervention, Incentives|
Relates to interventions for school improvements; changes the distribution of the incentives for school improvement fund....
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Administrative Salaries and Performance of Schools|
The state will reduce funding for all administrative salaries of schools which are deemed to be failing for three years and who have not imp...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Education Oversight Committee & Office of Education Accountability|
The Governor may appoint study commissions as he deems appropriate to study education questions, issue findings and make recommendations to ...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Accountability - Rewards/Sanctions Component|
If a school is consistently underperforming, the local board of education may request from a RESA an instructional care team. RESAs must dev...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Fees for Repeated Classes|
Establishes the presumption that public school students will pay the fees associated with courses they are repeating or remediation; provide...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Attendance/Driving Privileges|
Requires the juvenile and domestic relations court to order the denial of driving privileges for at least 30 days to any child at least 13 y...