|NC||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Alternate ACT/PLAN for Certain Students|
Requires the administration of an alternate to the ACT or an alternate to the PLAN precursor test to the ACT to certain students with severe disabilities.
Requires the State Board of Education to ensure that parents of students enrolled in all public schools,...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Student with Disability Participation in Statewide ACT Administration|
Provides that a student with disabilities who is not pursuing a regular diploma must not be administered the ACT, unless the student's parent or guardian requests, in writing, that the student be administered the test or the student's Individualized Education ...
|LA||Passed 06/2013||P-12||Exempting Foreign Exchange Students from ACT Requirements|
Requests that the state board of elementary and secondary education study and consider taking all actions necessary to exempt foreign exchange students from the statewide requirement that 11th graders take the ACT, and submit a written report of study findings...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||College and Career Readiness Benchmark|
Directs the Commissioner of Education to contract for a series of assessments that are aligned with state academic standards, and include career and college readiness benchmarks. Math, reading, and writing assessments for grade 8 and 10 students must be predic...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Universal ACT Assessment Program Changes|
The Voluntary Universal ACT Assessment Program allows 11th grade students to take the ACT Assessment without charge by using school district funding. This bill renames the program the Universal ACT Assessment Program and expands it to include students in grade...
|DC||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12|
|Postsecondary Preparation Plan Act of 2012, Title II|
Beginning with the graduating class of 2014, the Mayor will ensure that each high school student applies to at least one postsecondary institution before graduation and participates in a program designed to provide students with information on applying to an a...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Statewide Assessment System|
Creates an integrated district and statewide assessment system. Requires state superintendent to establish a program for administering a standardized computer-adaptive college placement and job skills assessment to all students in grades 11 and 12. Finds that ...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||ID for Postsecondary Admission and Placement Exams|
Provides relative to the administration of standardized tests for purposes of postsecondary education.
From bill summary: Requires a test sponsor to provide alternative methods to verify a test subject's identity and to clearly post on the test sponsor's Web ...
|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 public record (previously at least 40% of the questions were to be public record).
Amends provisions related to the exit...
|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 with the consortium of other states, review all national assessments developed by both multistate consortia, and implemen...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Postsecondary Institution Act, Dual Enrollment, College Admission Testing in 11th Grade|
Adopts the Postsecondary Institution Act and amend provisions of the Private Postsecondary Career School Act. Sec. 85-961 currently provides that community colleges (with exceptions specifically authorized by statute and the Coordinating Commission for Postsec...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Summative Assessment -- High School|
S.B. 2150 - Multiple Provisions
Eleventh graders in both public and nonpublic schools were required in the past to take the ACT, but this bill adds a requirement that students take the writing portion of the ACT or the WorkKeys assessments. Provides that the cost is to be borne by the state....
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12|
|Extension of College and Career Readiness Pilot Program|
On July 1, 2010, subject to appropriation, directs the state community college board to extend the College and Career Readiness Pilot Program for an additional 3 years and to include an additional 7 sites (or as
many as are allowed by available funding), as ev...
|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 grade 11. Eliminates provision allowing students wishing to improve their score to retake the PSAE in grade 12. Provides ...
|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 approved by the superintendent of education. Requires all 11th grade public and nonpublic school students to take the AC...
|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-PASS testing requirements if a district or charter school pilots an assessment system that incorporates:
(1) online cla...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||State Assessment System|
S.B. 1 Section 2(3), 6, 9 and 11
Repeals language referring to the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System (CATS). Directs the state board, using the revised content standards to be approved by December 15, 2010, to implement an annual statewide assessment system for implementation in the ...
|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 assessment system for 2011-12, to provide for a systematic interim process that will lead to a new state student assessme...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Prairie State Achievement Exam|
Amends the School Code. Provides that no student may receive a regular diploma without taking the Prairie State Achievement Exam. Provides exceptions. http://www.legis.state.il.us/legislation/publicacts/fulltext.asp?Name=093-0857...