|AL||Adopted 04/2013||P-12||Grades 3-8 Summative Assessments|
ACT Aspire as Alabama's 3-8 Summative Assessment
Resolution to adopt ACT Aspire as summative assessment for grades 3-8 beginning in the 2013-14 school year, as recommended by the Assessmen...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||College Readiness Assessments & Interventions|
Amends definition for "college and career readiness measurement" to include a criterion-referenced measurement of students' acquisition of s...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||State Academic Achievement Tests - High School|
Adds requirement that state reading and mathematics assessments be given in at least one selected grade level between grade 9 and grade 11. ...
|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...
|LA||Adopted 09/2012||P-12||Retesting Due to Testing Irregularity|
Provides that where retests on an assessment required for accountability are available, LEAs may request that School Performance Score (SPS)...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Keystone Exam|
H.B. 1901- Sections 102, 121
Defines "Keystone Exam" as "An assessment developed or caused to be developed by the Department of Education pursuant to 22 Pa. Code § 4.51(...
|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...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Kindergarten Readiness Assessment|
Provides that the Department of Education establish a statewide readiness tool that will review a child's readiness for learning when they e...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Common Core Assessments|
H.B. 1240 (section 58)
Indicates that Colorado will participate as a governing board member, at least until January 2014, in the consortium of states that are deve...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Assessment of Student Progress on Core Academic Indicators|
S.F. 2284 - Division II
Directs the state board to specify the approved district-wide assessments measuring student progress on core academic indicators in any rule...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Student Achievement - Core Content Areas|
Requires the county board to include in its master plan to improve student achievement a description of how it plans to ensure and measure a...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Student Assessment and Statewide Standards|
Relates to the Louisiana Competency-Based Education Program and the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program. Provides greater clarity to th...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12|
|High School Early Assessment and Intervention|
H.B. 1345 (sections 13 to 15)
Allows districts and charter schools to administer to 9th-12th-grade students the basic skills placement or assessment tests that are used f...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Task Force on Accountable Schools|
Establishes and sets membership for the Task Force on Accountable Schools to develop a plan to improve accountability practices for schools ...
|NM||Adopted 02/2012||P-12||Study of Costs of All School Assessments|
Requests an analysis of the cost, both in instructional time and money, of all assessments of New Mexico students, including proposed assess...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Assessment System|
A.B. 250 - Assessment System
From bill summary: Requires the superintendent of public instruction to develop recommendations, to be reported to the fiscal and appropriat...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Physical Fitness Assessment|
S.B. 8 - Physical Fitness Assessment
From bill summary: Limits a school district's required annual physical fitness assessment of students in grade three or higher to students e...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Closing the Achievement Gap/Early Literacy|
Sec. 1 - Establishes a task force to address the academic achievement gaps in Connecticut by considering effective approaches to closing the...
|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||English Language Arts Assessments in Elementary Grades|
H.B. 153 - English Language Arts Assessments in Elementary Grades
Provides the administration of the English language arts assessments for elementary grades as a replacement for the separate reading and wri...
|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...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Elementary Writing and Social Studies Assessments|
H.B. 153 - Elementary Writing and Social Studies Assessments
Directs the department of education in the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 school years not to furnish, and school districts and schools not to admi...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.|
|Common Core State Standards/Remediation/Vocational, Career Courses|
Directs the State Board of Education (SBE) to continue to participate in the development of the Common Core State Standards in conjunction w...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Comprehensive Assessment Definitions|
Amends Delaware Code to reflect changes from the Delaware Student Testing program (DSTP) to the new state assessment system, including langu...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Transitioning Assessment System to Common Core State Standards|
Permits the administration of nationally norm-referenced testing in any content area for certain grades at the discretion of individual scho...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Assessment|
This bill eliminates the statutory requirement for the administration of norm-referenced examinations and revises
existing law to delete ref...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Assessments|
Directs State Board of Education to adopt guidelines for best practices of administering statewide assessments of students
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Assessing Students Taking Courses Above Their Grade Level|
Specifies that state policy does not require a 5th or 8th grader to be administered a criterion-referenced assessment if the student is enro...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||College Readiness|
H.B. 3468 - College Readiness
Directs the Texas Education Agency, in consultation with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, to conduct a study of best practices...
|WA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||End-of-Course Assessment|
Amends RCW 28A.655.061; adding a new section to chapter 28A.655 RCW; and creating a new section 2011 WA SB 5226. Deterination has been made ...
|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...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Updating High School Graduation Requirements|
S.P. 295 (L.D. 949)
Proposes to amend the current education laws to update high school graduation requirements. Requires the Department of Education (DOE) to su...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Report Cards/WorkKey Assessments/Teacher Loans|
Suspends the requirement that the Department of Education (DOE) provide printed copies of 2011 district and school report cards. Requires a ...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Assessment|
Requires Department of Education to grant waiver to allow school districts to contract with entity that meets specified criteria for purpose...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Student Assessment|
Modifies the state board of education's responsibilities with regard to performance standards for the statewide student
|NV||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||High School Proficiency Exam|
Authorizes the principal of a high school or the principal's designee to postpone the administration of the high school proficiency
|OR||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Assessments|
Requires assessments to show whether student meets or exceeds academic content standards of student's grade level and to show student's prog...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||School Curriculum Teams and Local School Collaborative Processes|
Amends and reenacts the law relating to the authority of school curriculum teams and local school collaborative processes with respect to se...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Suspension of Specified Assessments|
Due to financial crisis, temporarily suspends requirements for districts to administer specified assessments for 2011-12. In addition, a stu...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||K-3 Reading Improvement Program|
Directs the state board of education to approve a benchmark assessment for districts and charter schools to assess the reading proficiency o...
|NC||Became law without governor's signature 03/2011||P-12||Eliminates Statewide Standardized Testing Unless Required By the Feds|
Eliminates statewide standardized testing in the public schools, except as required by federal law or as a condition of a federal grant. htt...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Secure Mandatory Testing: Exclusion of Students|
Adds the act of excluding students from testing who are required to be assessed to the conditions under which the Board of Education may (i)...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||VIP Incentive Program|
H.B. 2172/S.B. 953
Requires the Board of Education to take into account in its guidelines for the Virginia Index of Performance program a school division's inc...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Assessment|
State Board of Education:
--Pilot statewide benchmark adaptive assessment for school year 2011-2012
(1) Results of pilot program will be u...
|IL||Adopted 02/2011||P-12||Definition of Grade 11|
23 ADC 1.30
Clarifies that students in grade 11 must be administered the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) or the Illinois Alternate Assessme...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||P-12||Evaluation of STAR Assessment Program|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction, by April 1, 2011, to contract for an independent evaluation of the Standardized Testing a...
|AK||Adopted 08/2010||P-12||Work Ready/College Ready Transitional Skills Curriculum and Benchmark Assessments|
4 AAC 06.715
Amends the Alaska Administrative Code, 4 AAC 06. 715(b), regarding Work Ready/College Ready transitional skills curriculum and benchmark ass...
|TN||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Assessments Count 20% of Final Grade|
Requires a student's score on a Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) test to comprise 15%-20% of the student's final grade for ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Consumer Education Proficiency Test|
Repeals policies relating to the Annual Consumer Education Proficiency Test, for students in grades 9-12 who elected to take the test. Stude...
|AK||Adopted Text or Summary of Text 06/2010||P-12||Nonstandardized Assessment Administrative Manual|
4 AAC 06.775
The Department of Education & Early Development proposes to adopt regulation changes in Title 4 of the Alaska Administrative Code, 4 AAC 06....
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||State Assessment Program|
Relates to the test type options as part of the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program. Beginning with the 1998-1999 2010-2011 school year...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12|
|Reporting on Pupil Indicators|
Requires early childhood programs and postsecondary institutions to submit a report to the department of education containing information on...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Revision to Students with Disabilities Provisions|
H.B. 1255 - Sec. 8, 10, 15, 16
Establishes a waiver from the results of end of course (EOC) assessments for certain students with disabilities. Requires restraint or seclu...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||School Grades|
H.B. 1255 - Sec. 6, 29
Amends the formula for calculating school grades to include end-of-course (EOC) assessments taken by middle school students and middle schoo...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12|
|Visual and Peforming Arts Standards|
Amends several provisions of the Preschool to Postsecondary Education Alignment Act to specifically incorporate visual arts and performing a...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Test Retakes|
If a school district is unable to administer the tests online to all students taking the test for the first time and all students retaking t...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Suspends Writing Assessments|
H.J.R. 4823 - Sec. 3
Requires the state department of education, for the 2010-2011 school year, to suspend the writing assessments in grades 3, 4, 6 and 7; Provi...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||High Schools May Offer State-funded WorkKeys|
H.J.R. 4823 - Sec. 4
Permits high schools to offer state-funded WorkKeys (i.e., a job skill assessment system) to 10th grade students using funds appropriated fo...
|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 ...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12|
|Mastery Advancement Pilot Program|
Creates the Mastery Advancement Pilot Program (MAPP) to provide students with the opportunity and incentive to move more rapidly through the...
|OR||Rule Adoption 04/2010||P-12||Alternate Assessment, Fingerprinting of Teachers and Administrators|
OAR 584-050-0015, 584-050-0100, 584-052-0030, 584- 070-0111,584-080-0153, 584-090-0050
Amends rules relating to alternative assessment, transitional counselors, restricted transitional administrators, reinstatement of licenses ...
|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...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2010||Postsec.||Teacher Preparation|
The Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment has been given to each Idaho prospective
kindergarten through 8th grade teacher since 2002 and p...
|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 ...
|OR||Rule Adoption 03/2010||P-12||Oregon Statewide Assessment|
Specifies requirements for development of Oregon Statewide Assessment for public school students.
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||State Assessment System|
Provides for the statewide assessment of students in grades 2-12 in basic skills courses using criterion-referenced tests or online computer...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Workplace Readiness Skills|
Requires each local school board to include in its annual report to the Board of Education the number of students who passed the state Workp...
|CA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||California Assessment of Academic Achievement|
S.B. 1E - Sections 9, 12, 14, 15, 16
Numbers below relate to Section numbers in Education Code.
60601: Extends repeal date on Chapter 5 of Education Code, "California Assessmen...
|AR||Adopted 12/2009||P-12||End-of-Course Assessments and Remediation|
Adopts rules governing public school end-of-course assessments and remediation. Provides that beginning with the 2009-10 school year and eac...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Evaluation of STAR Assessment Program|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to contract with an independent evaluator by April 2010 for evaluation of the Standardized...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12||College-Readiness Tests|
Requires the department to ensure that a California Standards Test that is augmented for the purpose of determining readiness for college-le...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Prairie State Achievement Exam|
Reduces the number of opportunities to take the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) from two to one during the spring semester of g...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Writing and Social Studies Assessments|
H.B. 1 - Section 265.20.18
From DOE summary of H.B. 1:
Prohibits the administration of the elementary writing and social studies assessments during the 2009-10 and 2...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Assessments|
Relates to a certain required assessment of students in grade 10; requires the Department of Education to grant a waiver for a school distri...
|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...
|NY||Adopted 06/2009||P-12||Using Inservice Days to Rate State Assessments|
Title 8 NYCRR 175.5
Amends rule to extend to 2013 the provision allowing use of up to two professional development days for teacher scoring of state assessments...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Eliminating the DSTP|
Eliminates the DSTP; requires its replacement beginning in the 2010-2011 school year with a test administered in English language arts and m...
4 AAC 6.715, .717
Amends rules concerning work ready/college ready transitional skills assessments. ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||State and National Norms of Test Averages|
Relates to certain standards for group-administered achievement tests used by school districts; requires that state and national norms of av...
|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||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||Annual Improvement Needed for Student Success on Assessments|
H.B. 3 - Section 58
Previous legislation on measuring annual improvement from one year to the next required the state education agency to determine the necessar...
|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...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Limiting Test Prep|
H.B. 3 - Section 55
Amends 39.0262. Specifies that a district may not administer locally-required assessments designed to prepare students for state-administere...
|OH||Adopted 06/2009||P-12||State Assessments|
Clarifies circumstances under which a student may be excused from taking a state test required at the student's grade level. Clarifies that ...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Norm-Referenced Assessment|
Relates to the administration of certain tests, examinations and assessments by the boards of trustees of school districts; suspends tempora...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12|
|Public Records Law Exemption for Information Obtained in a Department of Education Testing Impropriety Investigation|
Provides an exemption from public records requirements for personally identifiable information of any personnel of any school district or po...
|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...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||College and Career-Readiness Workgroup|
Establishes a college and career-readiness workgroup headed jointly by MDE and the U of M to evaluate and make recommendations to the commis...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Assessment|
Allows Department of Education to make available assessment system that measures student's progress in achieving academic content standards ...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Assessment - Formative & Summative|
H.B. 1400 - Secs. 22, 24, 25 Assessment
Requires districts to administer annually to students in grades 2-10 the measures of academic progress test or any other interim assessment ...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Assessment|
Relates to statewide assessments and curricula; states findings of the Legislature; requires the superintendent of public instruction to rev...
|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||Accomodations for Students with Difficulty with Sensory Processing|
Allows reasonable accommodation by the Department of Education and each school district for a student who has difficulty with sensory proces...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||College and Career Readiness Planning Program Act|
Creates the College and Career Readiness Planning Program Act. Defines "college and career readiness". Beginning with the 2010-11 school yea...
|UT||Adopted 04/2009||P-12||Exemption from U-PASS Testing Requirements|
Adds a new section regarding student achievement testing exceptions. Provides the state board may exempt a district or charter school from U...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Interim Assessment System|
S.B. 1 Section 19
Directs the the state board of education and the state department of education, prior to the development and implementation of a new state a...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Transition to New Assessment and Accountability System|
S.B. 1 Section 18
Provides that whereas it is imperative that schools, administrators, teachers, parents and policymakers maintain high expectations for stude...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Online Writing Assessment|
Modifies the State Performance Assessment System for Students by requiring online writing assessments in grades 5 and 8. Encourages a school...
|WA||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Assessment Requirement Appeals|
WAC 392-501-600, -601, -602
Complies with legislative directive to implement procedures allowing student rights to appeal state assessment requirements under conditions...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Industry Certification and State Licensure Examinations|
Directs the Board of Education in prescribing Standards of Learning assessments to also provide the option of industry certification and sta...
|LA||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Revisions to End of Course Tests|
LAC 28:CXI.1801, 1803, 1805, 1807, 1809, 1811, 1813, 1815, 1817
Amends rules relating to statewide assessment standards and practices, specifically, End of Course Tests (EOCT).
|SD||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Repeals Academic Achievement Test Advisory Council|
Repeals the provisions for the state Academic Achievement Test Advisory Council.
|TX||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills|
19 TAC 2.101.B.101.23
Sets the standard of satisfactory performance on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS), as appropriate for the reading and mat...
|NM||Adopted 01/2009||P-12||High School Assessment System|
NMAC 184.108.40.206, .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...
|FL||Adopted 01/2009||P-12||COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM|
Amends rule to provide guidance relating to the statewide public school student progression law eliminating social promotion by removing the...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2008||P-12||High School Merit Exam|
Revises the administration and requirements of the state merit examination; provides that pupils in grade 12 may take the exam if they did n...
|GA||Adopted 12/2008||P-12||State Assessments|
Eliminates reference to Georgia Kindergarten Assessment Program - Revised (GKAP-R). Provides all kindergarten students must be assessed usin...
|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...
|Workforce Readiness Assessments|
1 CCR 301-77
Addresses the administration of the Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Assessments Pilot Program. Beginning in the 2008-09 academic year,...
Requires the State Board of Education to minimize the amount of testing time and duplication required to complete the state standards tests,...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||electronic learning assessment|
Amends existing law which requires the Learning Resource Network to establish review criteria for electronic learning assessment resources a...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12|
|Early Assessment Program|
Expresses legislative intent that the Early Assessment Program (EAP) be expanded to include state community colleges. Authorizes community c...
|CA||Vetoed 07/2008||P-12||Charter School Assessments|
Requires a charter school or group of charter schools that directly administer pupil assessments to submit a notice of direct administration...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Data Analysis|
Allows a teacher to fulfill requirement to receive follow up training and instruction in areas that include data analysis, alignment of asse...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12|
Requires the State Board of Education to replace the Sunshine State Standards with the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards; relates to ...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Amends Multiple Accountability Provisions|
Revises the Education Accountability Act. Adds poverty, limited English proficiency status, disability status, or other groups required by f...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Support for Summer Reading, Survey on District Online Testing Capacity|
Relates to schools; provides a school district which has a certain amount of students participating in a summer reading program may be alloc...
|OK||Vetoed 06/2008||P-12||End-of-Course Assessments|
Sets the testing window dates for the administration of each end-of-instruction criterion-referenced test required to be taken by students p...
|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...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Norm-Referenced Assessments|
Relates to the assessment of effectiveness of educational programs under the Quality Basic Education Act. Provides that each local school sy...
|MN||Vetoed 05/2008||P-12||Omnibus Education Policy Bill|
Authorized a parent or guardian of a student to designate an individual to participate in a school conference involving the child of the par...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Student Readiness for College or Work|
S.F. 2216 - Generally
Concerns state and local measures for preparing a student for a career or for postsecondary education, including a mandated statewide core c...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Statewide Assessments|
From the fiscal note: Changes the current assessment system to provide for statewide assessments in reading and mathematics to be administer...
|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...
|LA||Adopted 03/2008||P-12||Online Assessment Data Systems and End-of-Course Tests|
LAC 28:CXI.305 and 1801
Incorporates guidelines for usage of the statewide online assessment data systems and updates the names of content areas to be assessed thro...
|LA||Adopted 03/2008||P-12||Revisions to State Assessment Policies|
Amends several rules relating to the statewide assessment standards and practices for testing, including: testing security, administrative e...
|NJ||Signed into law 03/2008||Postsec.|
|Alternative Testing Arrangements|
Pertains to institutions of higher education. Requires alternative testing arrangements be provided to certain students unable to attend tes...
|AK||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||Work-Ready/College-Ready Transitional Skills Assessment|
4 AAC 06.715, .717
Establishes a program curriculum and benchmark assessments to ensure that students in Alaska have the basic or transitional skills required ...
|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...
|ID||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||alternative assessment|
Proposes to align the Alternative Assessment Extended Content Standards with the Idaho Content Standards; Sets appropriate cut scores; Imple...
|OH||Signed into law 11/2007||P-12||Test Administration Timing|
H.B. 190 - Multiple Components
One section of this bill revises the scheduling of the spring administration of the elementary achievement tests from no earlier than the we...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2007||P-12||language arts assessment|
Authorizes the Department of Education to make a primary language assessment available to public schools for assessing pupils enrolled in du...
|GA||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Student Assessment Programs|
Adds language regarding the Assessing Comprehension and Communication in English State to State for English Language Learners (ACCESS for EL...
|WV||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Performance Based Accreditation System|
Title 126, Series 13
Amends rules regarding standards, assessment, and accountability for student performance and progress. Incorporates 21st Century skills into...
|The Readiness Project|
Executive Order No. 489
Establishes the Readiness Project to develop a plan to implement fundamental and systemic reforms to public education in the Commonwealth ov...
|LA||Adopted 06/2007||P-12||Integrated LEAP and Accommodations for Special Populations|
LAC 28:CXI.1709-1729, 3306, and 3307
Provides information regarding addition of achievement level descriptors for iLEAP, which causes a reformatting of a chapter. Adds language ...
|DE||Passed 06/2007||P-12||Task Force|
This Resolution requires a transition to a statewide student assessment system that is economical, focused, requires less testing time, meas...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Adminstering International Assessments|
Establishes a program for school districts to administer international assessment tests to students in the district and specifies a funding ...
|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...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Statewide Assessment and Reporting System|
Requires the state board to implement a statewide assessment and reporting reporting system; grade level standards and assessments; and the ...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||District-Wide Assessments|
Limits the district-wide tests, examinations and assessments that the board of trustees of a school district may administer between July 1, ...
|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||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...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||End-of-Course Tests|
H.B. 2237 (End of Course Assessment Provisions)
Requires development and implementation of college-prep courses and end-of-course assessments (mathematics, science, social studies, and Eng...
|MS||Adopted 04/2007||P-12||Assessment of Special Populations|
State Board of Education Policy 7601
Proposes approval of the Administrative Procedures Act process.Revises the policy for Statewide Assessment System Assessment of SpecialPopul...
|NH||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Civics and Economics Assessments|
Adds civics and economics to the required areas of assessment in the statewide improvement and assessment program. Specifies that the assess...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2007||P-12||State Payment for Mandatory Assessments|
Requires the public education department to pay the costs of mandatory assessments.
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Reporting of Student Performance on Standards-Based Tests|
Requires the public education department to provide districts with their respective students' scores on all required standards-based academi...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||assessments and teacher license|
S.B. 274 (Technical corrections)
Act makes corrections in code including modifying references to state-mandated tests or benchmark exams to references to "augmented, criteri...
|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 ...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||High Quality Educational Programs|
From Fiscal Note: The purpose of this bill is to revise the standards, assessment and accountability system to accommodate the higher order ...
|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....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2007||Postsec.||Rising Junior Exam|
Relates to an act to repeal the requirement that college juniors take the Rising Junior Exam.
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||State Assessment System (U-PASS)|
Modifies U-PASS (Utah Performance Assessment System for Students) by: expanding the basic skill courses tested to include intermediate algeb...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Writing Assessments|
Revises the required grade levels for assessment of writing skills by every public school district. Changes from grades 5 and 9 to "at least...
|AK||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||TEST SECURITY|
4 AAC 06.765, 34.055
Amends rules to the Department of Education and Early Development.Provides test security guidelines for the English Language assessment. Add...
|NJ||Active 01/2007||P-12||End-of-Course Biology Assessment|
States that beginning in spring 2008, New Jersey will begin administering an end-of-course assessment in biology. Per memo: "This direction ...
|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...
|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 ...
|WV||Adopted 09/2006||P-12||State Assessment System Administration & Operation|
Title 126, Series 14
Amends rules regarding the administration and operation of the West Virginia Measures of Academic Progress, which is the state's assessment ...
|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...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Assessments on days of Religious Observation|
Directs the board of regents to schedule any state mandated examinations on days other than days of religious observation....
|DE||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||NCLB Assessments|
Makes a change to the student testing program to be in compliance with the federal No Child Left Behind Act; includes the provision that the...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||K-3 Diagnostic Assessments|
S.B. 2272 - Section 5
If the diagnostic assessments administered to K-3 students indicate that a child is reading below grade level, requires the district to subm...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Achieving Classroom Excellence Steering Committee|
Creates the Achieving Classroom Excellence (ACE) steering committee to assist the state board with implementation of the student assessment ...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12|
|High School and College Readiness Assessments|
Requires the state assessment system, by the 2007-2008 school year, to include:
1. A high school readiness examination to assess ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||End-of-Course Exams|
Creates a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define core courses. Requires the Kentucky Department of Education to begin developing standard...
|MD||Adopted 03/2006||P-12||Algebra Assessment for NCLB Requirements|
COMAR 13A.01.04.04, .05, 13A.03.02.04, .07 thru .09
Proposes to adopt rules to the Board of Education. Replaces the Geometry Maryland School Assessment with the Algebra High School Assessment ...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Overhaul of State Testing System|
Mandates that the department and the state board review the current statewide testing program and develop a long term plan that is subject t...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Release of Assessments|
H.B. 1059, S.B. 34
Adds a condition to the release of Standards of Learning assessments by the state board that the release of such assessments to the public m...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Civic Education and Assessment|
Finds that instruction in social studies, arts, health, and fitness is important to ensure a well-rounded and complete education. In particu...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Assessment|
Directs the Washington state institute for public policy to conduct a study to explore options to augment the current system of assessments ...
|FL||Adopted 03/2006||P-12||Science Assessments and Proficiency Levels|
Includes the science grade-level scale scores for each achievement level for use in reporting student proficiency levels in science as part ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Special Provisions|
Provides that the Board of Education may adopt special provisions related to the administration and use of any SOL test or tests in a conten...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Alleged Violations|
Authorizes the Board of Education to initiate a review of any alleged violation of its regulations by a local school board or local school b...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2006||P-12||Making State Assessments Publicly Available|
S.B. 34, H.B. 1059
Requires the state board to make the Standards of Learning assessments publicly available in a timely manner and as soon as practicable foll...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2006||P-12||Review of Alleged Violations|
Authorizes the Board of Education to initiate a review of any alleged violation of its regulations by a local school board or local school b...
|AK||Adopted 12/2005||P-12||Standards-based science assessment|
4 AAC 04.140 thru 06.825
Requires the commissioner to select a standards-based science assessment and school districts to administer the assessment in selected grade...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2005||P-12||Assessment Accommodations for English Language Learners|
This bill would require a pupil to take achievement tests in his or her primary language, if the pupil is identified as limited English prof...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Assessing English Language Learners; and Posting State Test Items|
This bill would require a pupil identified as limited English proficient who is enrolled in any of grades 2 to 11, and who either receives i...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||School testing program|
Streamline School Testing Program....
|DE||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Best Practices of Other State Assessment Programs|
This Resolution creates a Task Force to examine best practice models of other state assessment programs for the purpose of providing recomme...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Assessment Dates|
Deleted requirement that an assessment shall be administered to students on or after March 1 of a school year if the
assessment is: (A) A ma...
|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...
|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...
|MI||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Provisions in original MEAP authorizing statute relating to administration of state assessment program|
AN ACT to amend 1970 PA 38, entitled "An act to provide for assessment and remedial assistance programs of students in reading, mathematics ...
|MS||Rule Adoption 05/2005||P-12||Statewide Assessment System|
Provides that the information contained within the Guidelines for Testing Students with Disabilities and the Guidelines for Educational Serv...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Potential Alternative Assessments|
Directs the superintendent of public instruction to review the course requirements and assessments in one or more representative career and ...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Phonologic Weakness|
Defines "phonologic weakness." Requires the department of education to develop and implement a plan to
(1) train teachers, especially the t...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Mandatory Norm Referenced Student Assessments|
From the fiscal note: The bill eliminates the mandatory requirement for norm referenced testing in the third, sixth, and ninth grade classes...
|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...
|UT||Rule Adoption 04/2005||P-12||Makeup Days: Basic Skills Competency Testing Requirements|
Amends rule to provide for makeup days in administration of required Utah Basic Skills Competency Test (UBSCT). Changes add language for sch...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||End of Course Assessment Requirements|
H.B. 1983 (multiple provisions)
Establishes system for districts to report all students' scores on end-of-course assessments. Requires the division of public school accoun...
|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...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||End-of-Course Success Incentive Program|
H.B. 1983 (multiple provisions)
Creates the End-of-Course Success Incentive Program under the department of education. Awards schools $50.00 for each student passing the en...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Eligibility for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship Program|
H.B. 1983 (multiple provisions)
Modifies eligibility requirements for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship Program, effective for applicants graduating from an Arkan...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Career Counseling for Students|
Requires each district's student services plan to include a district-level tracking system for students who fail to reach proficiency on sta...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Student Achievement Improvement|
H.B. 93 (Section 1, multiple provisions)
Sets forth legislative intent related to early diagnosis of and intervention for elementary students struggling in reading and mathematics, ...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Committee for Mathematics Achievement|
H.B. 93 (Section 2)
Defines terms, including "mathematics coach," "mathematics diagnostic assessment," "mathematics intervention program," "mathematics leader,"...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Mathematics Achievement Fund|
H.B. 93 (Section 3)
Creates the mathematics achievement fund to provide developmentally appropriate diagnostic assessment and intervention services to students,...
|TX||Adopted 03/2005||P-12||Student Testing Requirements|
The adopted amendments update and revise the rules to align with current statute (3-10 testing rather than 3-8). http://www.tea.state.tx.us/...
|NM||Rule Adoption 02/2005||P-12||Examination Opportunities, Results, Verification|
11.12, 11.13, 11.15, 11.16
Proposes rules regarding examination opportunities, exam results, verification of exam results, and examination of record purposes. NEW MEXI...
|UT||Rule Adoption 02/2005||P-12||Testing Procedures|
Removes 'Constructed response portions' from definitions and language. Updates Criterion Reference Test (CRT) assessment window and adds new...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2004||P-12|
|Merit Award Scholarships|
Replaces high school MEAP test with the Michigan Merit Examination in determining eligibility for Michigan Merit Award scholarships.
|MI||Signed into law 12/2004||P-12||Test Replacement in School Aid Act|
Provides for replacing high school MEAP test with the Michigan Merit Examination in the School Aid Act.
|MI||Signed into law 12/2004||P-12|
Provides for replacing high school MEAP test with the Michigan Merit Examination in Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act.
|MI||Signed into law 12/2004||P-12||Merit Examination|
Provides for replacing high school MEAP test with the Michigan Merit Examination in the School Code for administration under certain conditi...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2004||P-12|
|Career and Technical Preparation Act|
Provides for replacing high school MEAP test with the Michigan Merit Examination in the Career and Technical Preparation Act.
|MI||Signed into law 12/2004||P-12||Education Assessment Program|
Amends the State School Aid Act of 1979; provides that the Michigan Education Assessment Program tests shall be administered during the last...
|MI||Signed into law 10/2004||P-12||Timing of High School MEAP Tests|
Revises the School Code; provides that the Michigan Education Assessment Program tests be administered to pupils during the last 90 days, ot...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||State Reimbursement for the School Accountability Report Card and the STAR Program|
A.B. 2855 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 19: Existing law requires the governing board of a school district maintaining an elementary or secondary school to develop and cause t...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Inclusion of Documents in History-Social Science Framework|
A.B. 2855 (multiple provisions)
Section 2: Repeals the requirement that pupils in American government and civics courses required for high school graduation read and be tau...
Places a prohibition from carrying on a program of specific preparation of the pupils for the statewide pupil assessment program or a partic...
|NY||Vetoed 09/2004||Postsec.||Student Admission Minimum Standardized Test Score|
Precludes the use of a minimum standardized test cut-off score for student admission to or rejection by the State University of New York and...
|Governor's Commission on Education Spending|
Executive Order No. 02-2003
The governor issued Executive Order No. 02-2003 on January 30, 2003, creating the Governor's Commission of Education Spending. The Commissio...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Pupil Assessment and Student Records|
Extends the repeal date of the Leroy Greene California Assessment of Academic Achievement Act to January 1, 2011. Excludes testing students ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12|
|FY 2005 Budget Implementation (Education) Act|
Creates the FY2005 Budget Implementation (Education) Act. Creates several education related funds for receipt of federal moneys for educatio...
|CO||Signed by Governor 06/2004||P-12||Measuring Student Academic Growth|
Requires the Department of Education, no later than 15 days after the effective date of the act, to choose a public or private entity to dev...
|MO||To governor 05/2004||P-12||Education Accountability Standards|
Amends certain policies with regard to MAP testing. Provides that the performance standards of the MAP so that such indicators meet the stan...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
From the fiscal note: Requires charter schools to administer state value-added testing for their students. Current law, T.C.A. 49-13-111(a)(...
|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 ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Education Provisions|
Provides for the revision of certain provisions regarding education flexibility and accountability; requires the State Board of Education to...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Study of Commonwealth Accountability Testing System (CATS)|
Direct the Office of Education Accountability to conduct a study of the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System and to provide Education ...
|DE||Issued 04/2004||P-12||Creating Review Panels For School Assessments And Performance Standards|
Executive Order #54
1. The Delaware Department of Education shall convene a panel of three national experts in the areas of assessment, accountability, and/or s...
|DE||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Student Assessment Program|
Changes the grades where mandatory State testing is required from grades K-10 to grades 2-10. School districts will have the responsibility ...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Statewide Assessment of Student Performance|
Modifies statewide student assessment (WyCAS) to conform with NCLB by expanding grades assessed from grades 4, 8 and 11 to grades 3 through ...
|MA||Rule Adoption 03/2004||P-12||Comprehensive Assessment System Performance Appeals|
603 CMR 30.00
Amends rules relating to the Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) performance appeals process, and incorporates provisions regarding stude...
|OH||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Teaching Success|
· Creates an Educator Standards Board to develop and submit to the State Board of Education recommendations for statewide educator standard...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Public Schools|
Relates to public schools; changes the writing test for certain grades; amends provisions regarding the English Language Reading Test; makes...
|SC||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 02/2004||P-12||Basic Skills Assessment Program|
(Joint Resolution) Approves regulations of the Board of Education; relates to basic skills assessment program writing text; relates to minim...
|MA||Emergency Rule Adoption 02/2004||P-12||Comprehensive Assessment System and Standards|
603 CMR 30.00
Establishes emergency rules relating to students with disabilities. Revises rules that relates to performance appeals. MASSACHUSETTS REG 828...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Reporting Test Results|
Allows the Department of Education to extend the deadline for test results if the deadline substantially increases the cost of administratio...
|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...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Student Assessment and Educational Accountability Act of 2004 - Assessment|
S.B. 33 §§ 1, 4, 5
Amends Ark. Code § 6-15-404; adds 6-15-433 and 6-15-1803. Creates the Student Assessment and Educational Accountability act of 2003; establi...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Student Assessment and Educational Accountability Act of 2004 - Reading|
S.B. 33 § 5
Adds Ark. Code 6-15-1804. Students exhibiting a reading deficiency will receive intensive reading instruction and beginning with the 2005-06...
|MI||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||MEAP Accreditation Exemption|
Provides exemption from school accreditation requirements for schools whose Michigan Educational Assessment Program answer sheets were lost ...
|OK||Emergency Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||School Administration and Instructional Services|
OAC 210:10-13-2 thru -18 (non seq.)
Establishes emergency rules regarding school administration and instructional services. Concerns School Testing Program scope and general ad...
|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...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Achievement Tests|
A.B. 1485 §§ 4 - 7
Amends the existing Leroy F. Greene California Assessment of Academic Achievement Act that provides a system of individual assessment of pup...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||State Assessments|
H.B. 3--Section 3301.0710
Requires the state board to develop tests to revise the system of statewide achievement testing to include annual achievement tests in readi...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||AYP|
This section defines "performance index score;" defines subgroups as major racial and ethic groups, students with disabilities, economically...
|TX||Emergency Rule Adoption 07/2003||P-12||Texas Success Initiative|
19 TAC 4.51 thru .60
Establishes rules to implement the Success Initiative. Provides purpose, authority, and definitions. Specifies exemptions and exceptions. Co...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Summer School|
Allows the use of indicators other than assessments prior to mandatory summer school; permits other indicators to be used to determine if a ...
|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...
|SC||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Basic Skills Assessment Program - Writing Test|
Establishes that the standards for student achievement be a matter of public record through information and policy rather than through regul...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||No Child Left Behind Act|
Requires testing in compliance with the No Child Left Behind Act; states an elementary teaching endorsement is valid for kindergarten to gra...
|DE||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||School Accountability for Academic Performance|
14 DAC 101, 103
Amended regulation to conform to state and federal statutes that address school, district and state accountability for student performance; ...
|OK||Vetoed 06/2003||P-12||Performance Levels|
The performance standard and cut points are to be determined by a standard of what the average student in the applicable grade level should ...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Alignment with No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability Provisions|
S.B. 1 (Omnibus Bill)
The measure revises the public school accountability provisions of the Nevada Education Reform Act and related sections of the law to confor...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12|
|Programs of Mutual Benefit|
S.B. 1108 (Section 29.910)
Requires state commissioner to develop, in coordination with appropriate representatives of institutions of higher education and school dist...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Oklahoma School Testing Program Act|
H.B. 1414 (Assessment Component)
Brings the state testing program in compliance with the No Child Left Behind Act. The measure institutes the testing configuration:
|CO||Vetoed 05/2003||P-12||Writing Assessments|
Concerns a suspension of the administration of statewide assessments in writing. http://www.leg.state.co.us/2003a/inetcbill.nsf/fsbillcont/C...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Technology Assisted Pilot Program|
Requires pupils enrolled in the Technology Assisted Project Based Instruction Program (TAPBI) to be subject to testing requirements, and stu...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Assessment, Maximum Class size, Instruction, Revenue|
Revises provisions relating to payment of fees for advanced placement tests; revises provision relating to the release of certain test quest...
|NY||Proposed Rule 05/2003||P-12||Students with Limited English Proficiency|
8 NYCRR 154
Establishes criteria for the identification and assessment of students with limited English proficiency through use of the Language Assessme...
|CO||Vetoed 05/2003||P-12||Reading and Mathematics Assessments|
Suspends the administration of the reading and mathematics assessments for students in the ninth grade and the curriculum based, achievement...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Early Intervention Block Grant Program Repeal Date|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Changes repeal date from 2003 to 2004 on chapter establishing statewide early intervention block grant program. Components of this program i...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||State-Level Assessment Advisory Committee|
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Language is effective immediately and applies to 2005-06 school year and later. Establishes assessment advisory committee of up to 11 member...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Reading, Mathematics, Science Assessments|
Relates to assessment of public school students in reading, mathematics and science. From the Fiscal Note: SB 2065 requires the state to d...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Quality Education Act of 2003 - School Improvement|
H.B. 2697 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends §§ 6-15-420 - 6-15-429. Requires the state board to establish a clear concise system of reporting the academic performance of each sc...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Quality Education Act of 2003 - Accountability and Assessment|
H.B. 2697 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends §§ 6-15-402 - 6-15-406. Creates the Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment, and Accountability Program Act; including requiring t...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Assessment and Accountability Act|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds Section 22-2A-3 and Section 22-2A-4. Requires the state board to adopt content and performance standards in mathematics, reading and l...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Duties of Boards|
S.B. 154 (Omnibus Bill)
Section 53A-3-402 requires local boards to implement the core curriculum using instructional materials that best correlate to the core curri...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2003||P-12||Assessments Required in Public Schools|
Revises the achievement assessments required in public schools, and the grades to be assessed....
|TX||Adopted 01/2003||P-12||Implementation of Testing Program|
19 TAC 101.3001, 101.3003
Establishes rules relating to assessment. Implements certain requirements for the new testing program, called the Texas Assessment of Knowle...
|UT||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 01/2003||P-12||Education Testing|
Relates to education testing amendments. Eliminates the requirement to include constructed response test times in certain achievement tests....
|UT||Adopted 11/2002||P-12||Testing Procedures|
Amends rules to provide additional definitions, terminology changes and new testing windows. Sets turnaround time for certain assessments. h...
|MI||Signed into law 10/2002||P-12||Department Notification of Assessment Scoring or Administration Irregularities|
Requires the Department of Treasury to notify a school district or public school academy about suspected irregularities in the district's or...
|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 ...
|AL||Adopted 09/2002||P-12||Testing Program|
During the summer of 2003, the state board will review the data on the reading and language subject-area tests of the AHSGE and determine if...
|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...
|CT||Passed 06/2002||P-12||English Language Assessment|
The Board, pursuant to Section 10-17f of the Connecticut General Statutes and the requirements of the No Child Left Behind
|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...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Major Bill - Assessment Component|
For students who receive special education services, the state board must, through a teacher panel, determine if appropriate alternate asses...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Potential Testing in Mathematics and Science|
Provides that if sufficient funding from the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 is obtained, directs the Department of Education to ad...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Diagnosing Student Needs Through Assessments|
Requires the department to ensure that assessments administered through the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) are designed to gener...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Alternative Education Campuses|
Requires state board to establish criteria and application process for a school to be designated an alternative education campus. Mandates t...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||NCLB-Aligned Reading and Math Testing|
Provides for expansion of the statewide educational assessment program to include norm-referenced testing in the same grades as required by ...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|PSAT for 10th-Graders|
Requires the department to distribute grants in qualified distressed counties for the administration of the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude ...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Need-Based Financial Aid Programs for Undergraduate and Professional Degrees; College Readiness Mentoring Program; PSAT for 10th-Graders, K-16 Leadership Council, Middle School Teacher Certificate|
Requires the department to distribute a grant in specified amounts to distressed counties in FY 03 and 04 and to all counties in FY05 and su...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Writing Assessment|
Relates to comprehensive writing assessment scheduling....
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Public Access to Nationally Standardized|
Requires any nationally standardized test that is administered to pupils in multiple states and any questions, answers or scoring keys from ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Membership and Rules of Education Assessment and Accountability Subcommittee|
Requires the membership of the Education assessment and accountability subcommittee include 4 members from each chamber, including at least ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Deadline for Reporting State Assessment Results|
Changes the time frame for reporting state assessment results from September 15 to 150 days following the first day the assessment can be ad...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Numerous Program Changes|
Adds one nonvoting student member to state board, making total board membership 10, provides for application process and appointment of stud...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Curriculum, Assessments|
Modifies provisions related to the State System of Public Education by requiring the State Board of Education to consult with teachers and p...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Attendance Requirement for Inclusion in Reading Assessment|
Amends existing law to define the students who shall be included in calculations relating to the reading assessment. Students counted must ...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||District Review of Programs to Consider Consequences of Tracking, Ability Grouping or Screening of Students by Test Results|
Requires every district to review district's programs to judge if district's practices of separating students by ability, placing students i...
|OH||Signed into law 11/2001||P-12||Standards, Assessments|
Eliminates the requirement that school districts implement competency-based education programs. Directs the State Board of Education to deve...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2001||P-12||Appropriations for the State's Assessment Program|
Appropriates funds to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for allocation to school districts for the purposes of standards-based instru...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2001||P-12||Standardized Testing and Reporting Program|
Extends the repeal date concerning provisions of the Standardized Testing and Reporting Program. Requires the achievement test to contain En...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||8th Grade Assessment|
Makes an appropriation to the Department of Education for the development of a new criterion-referenced test for pupils in grade 8....
|CA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Requirements For State Test Results|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to return achievement test results to a district in the timeframe specified by the Board o...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Taking the State Test in the Junior year instead of the Sophomore Year|
Changes the academic year that students take the Connecticut Academic Performance Test from the sophomore to the junior year....
|FL||Filed as Chapter No 05/2001||P-12||School Performance Grades|
2001-90. Revises provisions relating to the designation of school performance grade categories; revises the basis for such designations; rev...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Assessment Issues|
Requires the Department of Education and each school district to adopt a plan setting forth procedures concerning the security of certain ex...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Exemptions from Testing|
Exempts higher education students from taking the Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP) test if the person graduates from a public high schoo...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Public School Accountability, Various Components|
Requires that records relating to student performance be coordinated and maintained in standardized, compatible formats that allow the excha...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Academic Performance|
Requires state to complete draft Academic Performance Index by July 13, 2001. On or before February 28, 2002, must file the final baseline ...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Math & English Assessments|
Requires statewide math problem solving and English writing assessments to be given on or after March 1 in grades 3, 5, or 8. Requires the B...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Timely Test Score Data|
Requires the state department to provide raw test score data to local education agencies as soon as practicable after receipt of such data, ...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Reading and Math Tests|
H.B. 1293--One Component
Beginning during the second half of the 2001-02 school year and annually thereafter, the superintendent of public instruction shall administ...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Exempting Schools with a large amount of students who have IEPs|
Authorizes the State Board of Education by rule to exclude a school from receiving an academic performance grade if more than 95% of the stu...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Investigation of Improprieties in Administration of Standardized Tests|
Requires each city, parish and other local public school board to adopt a policy establishing uniform procedures for the investigation of em...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Assessment Requirements for Limited English, Low-Performing and Special Education Students|
Provides that assessment scores of students for whom English is a second language (ESL) shall not be counted until the student has been educ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Testing Accomodations|
Requires the state department of education to develop alternative assessment for disabled students. The department is required to develop tw...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Comparing Test Scores to Student Grades|
Requires the Department of Education to develop a plan to compare a school district's student gradepoint averages with student ACT and ACTAP...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Arkansas Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Education.|
Creates the Arkansas Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Education.
From the legislation: The purpose of the General Assembly in establishing ...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2001||P-12||Students Tested; Reporting|
Relates to annual school accountability reporting. There are five indices through which public school performance shall be measured and rep...
|TX||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Accomodation for Mobility and Language|
Students are exempt from testing for a period of up to one year after initial enrollment in a school in the United States if the student is ...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Reading Evaluations|
Provides statewide goals for reading evaluations conducted in public schools; provides additional assistance to schools which fail to achiev...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Disaggregated Data, Professional Development|
Modifies provisions related to the State System of Public Education to address issues related to the Utah Performance Assessment System for ...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Standards-Based Assessment|
Every school district shall administer the same national norm-referenced academic achievement test to all students in 2, 4, 8, and 11, and e...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12|
|Expanding ACT Assistance Pilot Program|
Clarifies the General Assembly's intent to continue the Arkansas American College Test Assessment Assistance Pilot Program; increases the nu...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||Postsec.||Use of the Rising Junior Exam|
Until such time as the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board approves other assessment processes or exams to be used by Arkansas coll...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Changes in The State's Academic Performance Index|
Makes clarifying changes in those provisions pertaining to the indicators used to evaluate the performance of schools in the Academic Perfor...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||State Standardized Test|
Deletes the intent of the Legislature regarding the augmentation of the achievement test and instead would require the Superintendent of Pub...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Assessment of Special Education Students|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop, and the State Board of Education to adopt, performance goals for individuals w...
|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...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Assessing Students with Disabilities|
Urges Department of Education to modify and revise portfolio assessment piloted for evaluating students with disabilities who do not partici...
|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, ...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||State Assessment Requirements|
Relates to the assessment of student achievement in the public schools; removes the requirement that the board implement a nationally normed...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12|
|Tutoring Services for SAT|
Relates to Stanford Achievement Tests (SAT) given to students in public schools as required by the State Department of Education; provides f...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Profiles of Learning|
Amends the Profile of Learning. Highlights: Allows districts to phase in the number of content standards required of students for graduatio...
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12||Statewide Tests|
Specifies that the passing scores in reading and mathematics are the equivalent of 70 percent correct for students entering grade 9 in 1996 ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Statewide Testing|
States the State Board of Education shall administer the standardized norm-referenced achievement test two times during each academic year t...
|DE||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Testing Program Logistics|
Requires the Department of Education to make a report on the logistics of the Delaware Student Testing Program and to provide a plan regardi...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2000||P-12||State Testing|
Establishes the 15-member Maintenance and Operations Task Force and the 21-member Joint Legislative Study Committee on the Impact of State R...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Testing|
Exempts certain testing instruments, test answers, and individual student test scores from the public records laws....
|NE||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Local Assessment System|
Directs the state board to develop sufficiently clear and measurable model academic content standards. Additionally, each school district in...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Multiple Assessments|
Authorizes the Board of Education to provide multiple assessments; includes on-line computer tests, field tests, and evaluation of student p...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Option for End-of-Course Tests|
Relates to social studies; requires the Board of Education, in prescribing the Standards of Learning assessments, to provide local school bo...
|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...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||More Timely Results/Standards of Learning|
Directs the Board of Education to schedule the administration of Standards of Learning assessments to be graded by computerized or other aut...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Standards of Learning Assessments|
Requires the Board of Education to make publicly available the Standards of Learning assessments in a timely manner and as soon as practicab...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Accelerated Learning|
Requires Board of Education to establish requirements to facilitate acceleration of students who are qualified under standard of learning as...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Assessment Components|
Mandates Criterion Reference Competency Tests (CRCT's) in grades 1-8. English, language arts, math and reading will be assessed in grades 1-...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Student IEP as Alternative Assessment|
A student's IEP may serve as the alternative assessment....
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Diploma Requirements|
Requires the Board of Education to include, in the requirement for verified credits for the standard and advanced studies diplomas, a provis...