|NM||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||School Rating Modified Assessment Formula|
Partially from bill analysis: Amends existing law that relates to school ratings to include public schools whose enrollment includes at leas...
|LA||Adopted 07/2012||P-12||Approval for Alternative Schools or Programs|
From July 2012 Louisiana Register: This policy revision, related to approval for alternative schools or programs, will ensure that LEAs comp...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Alternative Education|
Transfers responsibility for placing a student in alternative school or alternative educational placement from local board to local superint...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Assignment of Certified or Classified Staff to Alternative Education Programs|
Defines "alternative education program." Prohibits a superintendent from assigning an employee to an alternative education program in the di...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Compulsory Attendance|
Raises from 16 to 17 the maximum age at which children are required to attend a public school regularly during the entire school year, subje...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Youth Challenge Program|
Amends existing law to provide for federal funds and state funding, to provide that the school district where the Youth Challenge Program is...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Nonpublic Alternative High Schools Accreditation|
Requires the department of education to waive accreditation standards for an accredited nonpublic alternative high school that contracts wit...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Transfer of Suspended or Expelled Students to Alternative Education|
Permits a student who has been suspended for more than 20 days to be immediately transferred to an alternative program. Provides that an eli...
|NH||Adopted 08/2011||P-12||Alternative Education, Tuition and Transportation|
NH ADC Ed 1301.01; NH ADC Ed 1302.01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06; NH ADC Ed 1303.01, 02; NH ADC Ed 1304.01; NH ADC Ed 1405.01
Implements alternative education programs at regional career and technical education centers or associated high schools. Adds language for ...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Alternative Education|
Requires that a district located in a county with a population of 125,000 or less provide educational services to a student who is expelled ...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Expelled Students Participation in Adult Education Programs|
Specifies that a student who has been expelled for the first time and is at least 16 years old is not required to withdraw from regular pub...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Transfer to Alternative School|
H.B. 153 - Transfer to Alternative School
Provides that local policies to allow a student to enroll in an alternative school may permit a student to permanently transfer to an altern...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Expulsion or Placement in Disciplinary Alternative Education|
Requires a student who receives deferred prosecution for, is found by a court or jury to have engaged in, or a superintendent or designee ha...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Opportunity to Complete Graduation Requirements for Student in Disciplinary Alternative Education|
Requires a district to provide the parents of a student removed to a disciplinary alternative education program with written notice of the d...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||College-Preparatory Boarding Academy Pilot Program|
From Legislative Staff Summary: Creates the College-Preparatory Boarding Academy Pilot Program (Academy) for at-risk students. Defines the k...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Alternative Learning Environments|
Requires districts to establish alternative learning environment programs for at-risk students. Specifies that such programs are not punitiv...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Alternative School Placement|
Provides criteria for districts to make a determination on an individualized basis before placing compulsory-school-age children returning f...
|WV||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Alternative Schools|
Provides uniformity in alternative schools and requires a pilot program that will allow alternative schools in elementary and middle schools...
|GA||Adopted 07/2010||P-12||Alternative/Non-Traditional Education Programs|
Rule 160-4-8-.12, "Alternative Education Programs" has been repealed and a new rule adopted. Defines "alternative/non-traditional education ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Alternative Schools and Programs|
Relates to approval by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education of certain alternative schools and alternative education progra...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Alternative Education|
An Act relating to the provision of information regarding a student by a school district to the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Alternative Education|
Existing policy requires a county with a population greater than 125,000 to develop a juvenile justice alternative education program. This p...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Alternative Learning Centers|
Establishes parameters for alternative learning centers, alternative learning programs, and contract alternative programs.
|MS||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Alternative Schools and Workforce Development|
Authorizes students assigned to alternative schools to attend workforce training programs; requires each school district having an alternati...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Alternative Education for Students Charged with an Offense|
Provides that pending the decision by the division superintendent as to whether to require that a student charged with an offense involving ...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Students At-Risk for Long-Term Suspension|
Provides that a school division may assign a student deemed at-risk for a long-term suspension to a regional alternative education program; ...
|KY||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Extended School Services|
704 KAR 3:390
Establishes requirements for extended school services. Defines "A5 program" as an alternative program with no attendance boundaries, serving...
|NH||Adopted 11/2008||P-12||Alternative Education Programs|
Requires the department to deliver a program of prevention and recovery of dropouts that increased the dropout age to 18 and permits a stude...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Placement in Alternative Education|
Establishes a presumption that students 16 years of age and younger who are expelled or suspended pending expulsion by a local school distri...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Alternative Education Programs|
Defines alternative education program as a program in which the primary purpose is to provide at-risk students with curricula and assessment...
|MI||Signed into law 01/2008||P-12||Alternative Education Academies|
S.B. 703 (sec. 1311g)
Specifies policies, requirements and procedures for "strict discipline academies" for students who have been expelled, suspended or referred...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2007||P-12||Alternative education finance|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to revise the Academic Performance Index to include additional information by a specified ...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Greater Accountability for Alternative Education|
Requires greater accountability for alternative education; for example, requires academic indicators to include grade point averages or othe...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Alternative Education and Regional Vocational Centers|
Permits at risk students to attend an alternative education program at a regional vocational education center. Authorizes the department of ...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Alternative Education Programs Committee|
Establishes the Alternative Education Programs Committee. The committee shall review and make recommendations for the promotion of alternati...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Pilot: of Mandated Attendance for Suspended Students|
Adds a new section: A pilot project of mandated attendance in an alternative school for students who have been suspended shall be establishe...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Alternative Programs of Education|
Creates pilot program for alternative programs of education for disruptive pupils established, appropriates funds and district eligibility r...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Alternative School Pilot|
Requires the advisory council for alternative education to study alternative school pilot sites and report to the governor, the state board ...
|TN||Eligible for GOVERNOR'S desk. 05/2007||P-12||Alternative Schools|
H.B. 1545, S.B. 1427
Requires the advisory council for alternative education, established by Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 49-6-3404, to study issues relatin...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Alternative Adolescent Residential or Outdoor Programs|
Requires registration and licensure of alternative adolescent residential or outdoor programs. Allows provisional licensing and requires bac...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||No Pass No Drive|
Deletes the requirement that a local school district operate an alternative education program prior to the revocation of a student's operato...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Alternative Education Authority|
Directs the state board to promulgate guidelines for alternative school programs which provide broad authority to school boards of local sch...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Extended Day & Summer School Programs, Distance Learning/Virtual University & Finance - Alternative Education Updates|
Requires the state superintendent of public instruction to review at-risk program strategies funded under the block grant model, specificall...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Goals for Alternative Education Schools|
Requires state board of education curriculum for alternative schools to stress student success and removes language concerning alternative s...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Increasing Compulsory Education Age|
H.B. 867 - Section 20 (h)
Directs the commissioner of education to gather information to facilitate discussion during the next legislative session about increasing th...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School Improvement Rating for Alternative Schools|
H.B. 7087 (Section 47)
Alternative schools that provide dropout-prevention and academic-intervention services pursuant to s. 1003.53 shall receive a school-improv...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School Performance Grades|
H.B. 7087 (Section 45)
Makes revisions to school grade provisions, such as the inclusion of information for students receiving a special diploma and grades for K-3...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Behavior Which Constitutes a Threat|
Relates to expelled or suspended students. Defines "behavior which constitutes a threat" (and as such, allows a board to place a student in ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12|
AN ACT to direct the state board of education to adopt standards for alternative learning programs, and to require local boards of education...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Options for Expelled Students|
A.B. 110 --Expulsion Section
Governing boards that expel pupils must provide access to an educational program for those students. Such a program may be operated by the s...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Evaluation of Expelled and At-Risk Student Services Grant Program|
Authorizes the department of education to retain up to 1% of any appropriation for the expelled and at-risk student services grant program t...
|TN||SIGNED BY GOVERNOR. 05/2005||P-12||Alternative Schools Okay for Younger Students|
Allows local boards of education to establish evening alternative schools for students in grades six (age 11) through twelve (6-12). Previou...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Alternative Education|
House Bill 3018 includes provisions relating to alternative education programs and the Mountaineer Challenge Academy. Attendees of both are ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Resolution Urging Greater Funding of Alternative Schools|
Urges the Governor to include increased funding for alternative education programs in the 2005-06 General Appropriations Act. Currently, LEA...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Public School Funding Act of 2003|
Amends the public school funding act of 2003. Requires the State Board of Education to promulgate rules clarifying not only which alternativ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Conditions Not Requiring Certification|
S.B. 1044 (sections 16-17)
States that teacher certification requirements do not apply to persons teaching concurrent credit courses or advanced placement courses who:...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Compulsory School Age; Alternative Education|
Increases the compulsory school age from 16 to 17 years of age, with exceptions. Provides that certain provisions that apply to truant offic...
|MA||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2004||P-12||Alternative Education Grant Program|
Relates to establishing an alternative education grant program; contains text of section 126 of H 4850; requires that parents or legal guard...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2004||P-12||Alternative Education Programs|
Each school district is required to adopt a plan to create alternative education programs to educate students who are removed from the class...
|CO||Emergency Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Accountability for Alternative Campuses|
1 CCR 301-57
Clarifies rules regarding the administration of accountability for alternative campuses and processes for being designated an alternative ca...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Alternative Learning Program Funding|
H.B. 1455 and 1456
Implements the recommendation of the house interim committee on providing an appropriate education for students on long-term suspension to d...
|CA||Vetoed 07/2004||P-12||Regional Occupational Program: Pupil Eligibility|
Provides that a pupil who will attain the age of 16 years during the school year may be admitted to a regional occupational center or progra...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Child Released from Custody|
Requires that upon a child's discharge or release from the custody of the Department of Youth Services certain records pertaining to the chi...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Enhancement of Juvenile Services Programs|
Establishes the Department of Juvenile Services Education Department; requires each facility established and operated by the Department of J...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Juvenile Services Step Down Aftercare|
Requires a child discharged from a committed residential placement to receive step down aftercare for a period to be determined by the Depar...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||No Child Left Behind Act|
Authorizes local school boards to expand federal No Child Left Behind Act funds to pay for training, incentives and salary supplements to sc...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Alternative Schools: Curriculum & Policies|
Concerns General Assembly, Directed Studies; directs the office of education accountability (with the asasistance of the state board and sta...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Delinquent Child|
Relates to a delinquent child; provides that a youth court must consider additional factors before entering a disposition order or placing t...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Alternative Schools Under Accountability System|
The performance of alternative schools that qualify is to be measured under a different set of accountability indicators. Schools that serve...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Providing For Safe Schools|
Provides for safe schools through alternative education programs; provides certain juvenile justice records to public school officials....
|CA||Emergency Rule Adoption 07/2003||P-12||Alternative Schools Accountability Model (ASAM)|
Title 5 CCR 1068 thru 1074
Establishes emergency rules concerning alternative schools accountability model. CALIFORNIA REG 15452 (SN)
|NC||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
|Innovative Education Initiatives Act|
Creates the Innovative Education Initiatives Act to develop cooperative efforts between secondary schools and institutions of higher educati...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Alternative Education Programs|
Relates to placement of certain students in alternative education programs....
|LA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Expulsion Provisions for Students Found Guilty of Certain Drug Charges|
States that mandatory minimum 24-month expulsion of any student age 16 or older, or mandatory minimum 12-month expulsion of student under ag...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program|
Makes juvenile justice alternative education pilot program a permanent, non-pilot program. Specifies that the juvenile justice alternative ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Schools|
Prohibits the state board from providing funding to an alternative education program that does not receive a recommendation for continued fu...
|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...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Age to Attend Alternative Or Voc-Ed Programs|
Lowers age for when certain students may attend alternative education or vocational-technical education programs; provides relative to atten...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Zero Tolerance, Alternative Education|
Defines terms; expands defined terms to include definitions for alternative education and dangerous student; sale of narcotics and possessio...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||National Guard Youth Challenge Program|
Relates to alternative educational service providers that the school district may contract with; includes the state national guard youth cha...
|OH||Signed into law 11/2001||P-12||Contracts, Provisions for Alternative Schools|
Permits school districts that establish certain alternative schools to contract with nonprofit or for profit entities to operate those schoo...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2001||P-12||School district superintendents and suspension policy|
Authorizes a school district superintendent or designee, if he or she chooses to extend a suspension, to address the academic needs of the p...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Private Alternative Education Programs|
Allows State Board of Education to establish standards for private alternative education programs; specifies what is included in school dist...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Alternative Approaches Grants|
Alternative Approaches grants are to be targeted at school districts located in counties with a high number of dropouts for the school year ...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||False alarms, Threats|
Relates to the placement in an alternative education program or expulsion of a public school student who makes a false alarm or report or a ...
|NC||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Programs for Short-Term Suspensions|
Establishes a pilot program under which participating local school administrative units place all students who are on short-term out-of-scho...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||At-Risk Elementary Students|
H.B. 1499 Multiple Components for At-Risk Elementary Students
States that each urban school district as defined in Section 1210.568 of this title and as identified as having a high population of element...
|VA||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Age-Appropriate Education Programs|
Creates optional age-appropriate education programs for students in grades K-5 who require guidance, supervision and discipline in a structu...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Suspension, Expulsion, Alternative Programs|
Reorganizes the student discipline statutes and moves some sections to other articles of Title 22.1. Requires division superintendents, in m...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Changing the Rules for School Discipline|
Revises the definition of suspension; revises data used to determine school's performance grade category; revises information required to be...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Suspension, Expulsion, Alternative Education|
Clarifies the authority of school superintendents, principals and school boards to suspend, expel, or change the placement of pupils for con...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Alternative Education Expands to Include Middle Schoolers|
Contingent upon the provision of appropriated funds designated for such purpose, all school districts in the state providing alternative edu...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Alternative Education|
Public Law No. 683, (LD 2027); Encourages public school alternative education programs; requires school alliance to set consistent standards...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Alternative Education Plan Compliance|
Provides that a student who has been granted an Alternative Education Plan and fails to comply with the condition of the plan shall be in vi...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Special Education, Alternative Education|
Relates to elementary and secondary education; changes certain provisions regarding special instructional assistance programs for students w...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Alternative Education|
Clarifies that regional pilot projects for alternative education are designed for elementary as well as middle and high school students; dir...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Alternative Schools for Suspended Students|
In-school suspension and alternative schools have been combined to create alternative programs. In-school suspension may be included as a ty...