|FL||P-12||Florida Education Finance Program|
S.B. 1514 - Florida Education Finance Program
From department of education analysis: Amends definitions for purposes of the Florida Education Finance Program:
- Requires Special Program FTE to be reported and calculated prior to Basic Program FTE for funding purposes
- Delays implementation of performanc...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2014||P-12||Statewide Assessments|
H.B. 7031 - Statewide Assessments
Section 71: Removes statutory references to Common Core and FCAT assessments. Provides when the reading and writing (former FCAT) assessments are replaced by online English Language Arts (ELA) assessments, ELA assessments must be administered to students in gr...
|TX||Signed into law 08/2013||P-12||Accelerated Instruction|
H.B. 5 - !
Requires that each time a student fails to perform unsatisfactorily on an end-of-course assessment, the student must be provided student accelerated instruction in the applicable subject area, using funds appropriated for accelerated instruction under Section ...
|TX||Vetoed 06/2013||P-12||Texas High Performance Schools Consortium|
From fiscal note: Requires the participants of the Texas Higher Performance Schools Consortium to submit a report by December 2014 and by December 2016 on the progress participating campuses have made in achieving certain goals as outlined in the legislation. ...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Alternative High School Diplomas|
Removes references to the General Education Development [GED] test. Requires the state board of education to select a high school equivalency assessment. Provides for the recognition of this future assessment in state statute. Eliminates the high school profic...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Middle Grades Assessment|
S.B. 1076 - Middle Grades Assessments
Provides middle grades students' successful completion of a high school Algebra I or geometry course is not contingent on Common Core Algebra I or geometry assessments once state transitions to those assessments. Removes requirement that a middle grades studen...
|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 skills needed to be successful in first-year college courses. Designates cut scores, approved assessments. Details proced...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||College and Career Readiness|
Before the 2014-2015 school year, the state board, the Higher Education Policy Commission, and the Council for Community and Technical College Education shall collaborate in formally adopting uniform, specific college- and career-readiness standards for Englis...
|TX||Adopted 03/2013||P-12||Inclusion of EOC Score in Final Course Grade|
19 TAC 101.3011, 3012, 3013, 3014, 3015, 3016
Defers from the 2012-2013 school year to the 2013-2014 school year implementation of the requirement that 15% of a grade on an end-of-course assessment be included in calculation of a student's final course grade. Page 5: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/...
|TX||Adopted 08/2012||P-12||Implementation of the Academic Content Areas Testing Program|
19 TAC 101.3004, 3041
Provides that the commissioner of education is responsible for determining the level of performance considered to be satisfactory on the assessment instruments. Identifies the performance standards established by the commissioner for state-developed assessment...
|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(f) (relating to State assessment system)." Requires that, subject to annual appropriation and by the 2020-2021 school ye...
|TX||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Implementation of Testing Program|
19 TAC 101.3001, 3003, 3011, 3021, 3022, 3023, 3024
From Texas Register: Repeals §101.3001 and §101.3003 and adopts new §§101.3011 and 101.3021-101.3024, concerning implementation of testing program.
Adopted new 101.3011, Implementation and Administration of Academic Content Area Assessment Instruments, retai...
|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 academic proficiency in specified core academic subjects for students. Adds social studies and science to list of core ac...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Online Learning|
S.B. 289 - Online Learning
Directs the state board to establish rules and regulations to maximize the number of students, beginning with students entering ninth grade in the 2014-2015 school year (Class of 2018), who complete at least one course containing online learning through (1) an...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||End-of-Course Assessments|
H.B. 7127 - End-of-Course Assessments
Provides that students enrolled in an Algebra I, geometry, or Biology I course or an equivalent course with a statewide, standardized end-of-course assessment are not required to take the corresponding grade-level FCAT assessment. Pages 12-13 of 48: http://myf...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Core Academic Standard Implementation|
Requires that the county board include in its goals to improve student academic achievement a description of how it plans to ensure and measure academic proficiency of students in core academic subjects at various points during the elementary and secondary edu...
|AR||Adopted 02/2012||P-12||End-of-course Assessments and Remediation|
AR ADC 005.15.21-1.0 to AR ADC 005.15.21-8.0
Requires all public school students to participate in the statewide program of educational assessments, including general end-of-course assessments. Provides that students may not get credit for courses with end-of-course exams without obtaining the requisite ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Dropout Recovery Partnership|
Specifies this applies to (1) a public junior college in a county with a population of 750,000 or more, and with less than 65% of the population 25 years and older having graduated from high school, according to the
most recent American Community Survey 5-year...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Career, Technical and Agricultural Courses|
H.B. 186 - Career, Technical and Agricultural Courses
By July 2012, directs the state board to approve department-developed models and curriculum frameworks for 16 areas of career/technical education study.
Requires that the competencies and curricula for career, technical and agricultural courses include state ...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12|
|Repeals Various Obsolete Education Provisions|
Repeals provisions relating to programs that were never implemented or are no longer funded. The programs are: Digital Divide Council and the associated Pilot Project for Discounted Computers and Internet Access for Low-Income Students; the Institute on Urban ...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||State Assessment System|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.079, 3301.0710, 3301.0711, 3301.0712
Replaces all references to "tests" to "assessments".
Section 3301.079: Existing law requires the state board to inform all districts when any achievement test has been completed; new provision extends this notification requirement to community schools, STEM sc...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||State Assessments|
H.B. 3 - Section 50 through 52
Directs the state education agency, in developing state assessments for math, reading, writing, social studies and science for grades 3-8, to allow student scores to provide reliable information relating to a student's satisfactory performance for each perform...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Reporting Requirements|
H.B. 3 - Section 59 - Part VIII (Parent and Educator Reports, Campus and District Report Cards)
Creates new Subchapter J, "Parent and Educator Reports." Provides that in addition to the indicators adopted under Section 39.053, the commissioner must adopt indicators of the quality of learning for the purpose of preparing parent and educator reports, and r...
|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 ...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Core Curriculum|
S.F. 2216 - Core Curriculum
Amends previous language to remove "voluntary model" from the establishment of core curriculum for grades 9-12, beginning with students graduating in the 2010-2011 class. Prohibits the state board from requiring specific textbooks. Requires core curriculum tec...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||High School Graduation Exam Options|
A conditional delay of the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) as a graduation requirement in mathematics is created for the graduating classes of 2008 through 2012, to graduate without a Certificate of Academic Achievement (CAA) or Certificate of...
|LA||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices|
LAC 28:CXI.Chapters 1, 3, 5, 18, 23, 27, 33, and 35
Makes various changes to state assessment system. Creates end-of-course tests, to be phased in over a period of six years starting in fall 2007, in the following:
1. Algebra I;
3. English I;
4. English II;
6. American History;
|OK||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||End-of-Instruction Exams|
S.B. 1792 - Section 6
Clarifies that 2 of the 6 end-of-course exams all students must pass effective with the Class of 2012 are Algebra I and English II. Provides that students must pass 2 additional end-of-course exams chosen from Algebra II, Biology I, English III, geometry and ...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Review of State Assessments - Cost and Impact|
H.B. 7087 (Section 40)
Legislation expands requirements for ongoing research and analysis of achievement data. The commissioner must study the cost and student achievement impact of secondary end-of-course assessments, including web-based and performance formats, and report to the L...
|SC||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||State Assessments|
Existing provision provides for the Budget and Control Board to issue a request for proposals for the purpose of conducting a study to determine the feasibility and cost of converting the state assessment program to a computer-based or computer-adaptive format...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||End-of-Course Tests|
S.B. 982, Sections 6 and 8
Creates new section. Beginning with students entering the ninth grade in the 2008-2009 school year, every student must demonstrate mastery of the state academic content standards in a minimum of four out of six selected subject areas in order to receive a high...
|GA||Adopted 07/2004||P-12||Statewide Passing Score|
Requires the results of core subject and end-of-course assessments to be included as a factor in a student's final grade in the core subject course for which the end-of-course assessment is given. http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/_documents/doe/legalservices/160-4-2-....
|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 create a single state-wide accountability system by December 31, 2004; amends provisions regarding school councils; am...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12|
|Commissioner Recommendation Required on Provisions of State High School Tests|
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Effective the day after enactment, requires the commissioner to provide written recommendations to the committees of the legislature having jurisdiction over kindergarten through grade 12 education policy and budget issues by February 1, 2004, that: (1) identi...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Graduation Requirements|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends Section 22-13-1.1. Increases graduation requirements: 4 units of English, with major emphasis on grammar and literature; 3 units of math, at least one of which is equivalent to algebra 1 or higher; 2 units of science, one of which has a lab requiremen...
|MS||Rule Adoption 12/2002||P-12||Graduation Requirements|
MS ADC 36 000 001, Graduation Requirements, Code IHF-2
The section is revised to read as follows: "Policies for Subject Area Testing
• Students will not be required to pass any end-of-course Subject Area Test in a course for which the Carnegie unit was earned by the student in a Mississippi public school prior to ...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Section 3|
Amends Section 59-18-310(B). The statewide assessment program in the four academic areas shall include grades 3 through 8, an exit examination which is to be first administered in grade 10, and end-of-course tests for gateway courses in English/language arts, ...
|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 "enterprise centers" to provide fee-for-service assistance to districts; creates "probationary school intervention funds" ...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - High School Graduation Exams|
The High School Graduation Tests will be eliminated when the end of course tests are put in place. Local boards of education shall have the option of allowing scores on end-of-course assessments to be counted as part of a student's grade in the course. ...