|NM||Vetoed 04/2013||P-12||Teacher Language Proficiency and Council|
Partially from bill analysis: Creates the bilingual education advisory council and allows for the establishment of a statewide seal of bilin...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2013||Postsec.||Enhancement of South Dakota's Economic Development and Education|
Permits thirty percent of the building South Dakota fund to be transferred to the workforce education fund. The workforce education fund ca...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Supplemental Instructional Materials for English Language Learners|
A.B. 1719 - Supplemental Instructional Materials for English Language Learners
From bill summary: Requires the department to recommend, and the state board to approve, evaluation criteria to guide the development and re...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Reclassification of English Learners|
From bill summary: Requires the state department of education, by January 1, 2014, to (1) review and analyze the criteria, policies, and pra...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Primary Language Assessment Instrument for Dual Language Immersion Program Students|
From bill summary: Authorizes the department, subject to state board approval, to make available to districts and charter schools a primary ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Long-term English Learners|
Defines "Long-term English learner" as an English learner in grades 6-12 who has been enrolled in schools in the U.S. for more than 6 years,...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Bilingual Education and Parent Involvement|
Provides that once established, each parent advisory committee for transitional bilingual education programs autonomously conduct its affair...
|AK||Adopted 06/2012||pre-K-12||Limited English Proficiency Classification|
4 AAC 34.055
Repeals 6-tiered classification system for identifying or reclassifying limited English proficient (LEP) students in grades K-12. Replaces w...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Appropriations and Reappropriations|
S.B. 1016 - Appropriations and Reappropriations
From section 56 of bill summary: Reduces by various amounts appropriations made for supplemental school counseling, special education, partn...
|HI||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Review of State Funding for ESL and Hawaiian Language Programs|
Requests that the University of Hawaii, with the assistance of the department of education and other educational organizations as appropriat...
|HI||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Review of the State's Funding for Existing ESL Instruction/Activities and Hawaiian Language Programs|
Requests that the University of Hawaii, with the assistance of the department of education and other educational organizations, as appropria...
|TX||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Commissioner's Rules Concerning State Plan for Educating English Language Learners|
19 TAC 89.1201, 1203, 1205, 1207, 1210, 1215, 1220, 1225, 1227, 1228, 1230, 1233, 1235, 1240, 1245, 1250, 1265, 1267, 1269
Most changes are nonsubstantive changes that align rules with statute, update terminology, or move dual language immersion program sections/...
|IL||Adopted 10/2011||P-12||Transitional Bilingual Education|
23 IL ADC 228.35
Amends certification requirements for administrators of transitional bilingual education program, to bring into compliance with other change...
|IL||Adopted 10/2011||P-12||Requirements for Adminstrators of Bilingual Education Programs|
23 IL ADC 1.705, 783
From administrative register: In 2006, the state board established for the first time requirements for administrators of bilingual education...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||English Language Development Standards|
From bill summary: Makes a clarifying change to the provisions relating to the standards for English language development. Requires the supe...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Testing English Language Development|
From bill summary: Requires a school district to annually conduct the assessment of each English language learner's English language develop...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Advisory Council on Bilingual Education|
By no later than December 1, 2011, directs the Advisory Council on Bilingual Education to submit a report to the state superintendent of edu...
|IL||Adopted 07/2011||P-12||Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives for English Language Learners|
23 IL ADC 1.30
Previously, "progress" in terms of English language proficiency was determined by the percentage of students whose scores on any of the four...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||ESL Standards|
Requires the Department of Education to adopt English language proficiency standards for students identified as limited English proficient a...
|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...
|AL||To governor 06/2011||P-12|
|K-12 and Postsecondary Education Services and Illegal Aliens|
Specifies that verification of lawful presence in the U.S. must not be required for K-12 education. However, requires public schools to dete...
|MI||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Eliminates Certains Programs/Changes Pupil Count Day/District Transparency|
H.B. 4325 - K-12 Provisions
From Legislative Staff Summary: Eliminates middle college grants and funding that provides districts additional funds for educating students...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Standards of Quality|
H.B. 1792/S.B. 1270
Codifies in the Standards of Quality the flexibility to use funds provided in the appropriation act and provided to local school divisions f...
|IL||Adopted 01/2011||P-12||Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives for English Language Learners|
23 IL ADC 1.88
From summary in Illinois Register: Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs) for English language learners. Section 1.88 of the rules...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2010||P-12||English Language Acquisition Program|
A.B. 1610 - English Language Acquisition
Primarily from bill summary: Repeals English Language Acquisition Program for students in grades 4-8. Requires the superintendent of public ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||P-12||Including Primary Language Assessment in State Assessment/Accountability System|
From bill summary: Requires that any primary language assessment developed by the department and administered to limited English proficient ...
|IL||Adopted 08/2010||P-12||Transitional Bilingual Education|
23 IL ADC 228
Addresses districts' plans for continuing services for students who leave a transitional bilingual education (TBE) program or a transitional...
|IL||Adopted 08/2010||P-12||Preschool Bilingual Education Programs|
23 IL ADC 235.20, 30, 120
Clarifies that teachers of children ages 3-5 in a transitional bilingual program or a transitional program of instruction administered by a ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Purposes of Transitional Bilingual Education Programs|
S.B. 3681 - Section 105 ILCS 5/14C-1
Provides that one of the purposes of Article 14C of the School Code, "Transitional Bilingual Education", is to allow the state to directly o...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Use of Bilingual Education Funds|
In provisions concerning the account of expenditures for transitional bilingual education programs, requires that at least 60% of state bili...
|IL||Adopted 11/2009||P-12||Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision|
23 IAC 1.20, .30, .100, .240, .420, .465, .480, .510, .737
Partially from "Notice of Adopted Amendments" in Illinois Register (changes from this rulemaking but not listed below are technical in natur...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12||Teacher Certification|
Authorizes the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to issue the authorization to provide services to limited-English-proficient pupils to an...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Bringing Interpreter to School Meetings|
Authorizes parents or guardians of English learners to bring an oral language interpreter to all conferences, meetings or proceedings held a...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Including Improving English Proficiency in State Accountability System|
Relates to the advisory committee on the creation of the Academic Performance Index and the implementation of the Immediate Intervention/Und...
|Minority Mental Health Act|
Enacts the Minority Mental Health Act. Establishes the Division of Minority Mental Health within the Office of Mental Health. Provides the d...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||City-Wide Council on English Language Learners|
A.B. 8903 - City-Wide Council on English Language Learners
Creates a [New York City] City-Wide Council on English Language Learners. Provides the council has the power to:
(1) Advise and comment on ...
|ND||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Caseload Criteria for ELL Teachers|
From the fiscal note: Section 1 requires the establishment of caseload criteria for English Language Learner teachers. Section 2 provides fo...
|NY||Adopted 06/2009||P-12||Supplementary Bilingual Education Extension|
Title 8 NYCRR 80-2.9, 80-4.3, 80-5.18
Creates a three-year, non-renewable supplementary bilingual education extension to authorize a pupil personnel service professional currentl...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|Increasing Workforce in High-Demand and "Green" Occupations|
H.B. 1935 and H.B. 3, Section 64
Establishes the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant program and fund to award grants to public junior colleges and public technical in...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Distance Learning Studies|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 92 and 98
Section 92: Directs the state education agency to evaluate whether providers of different types of electronic courses offered through the st...
|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 commi...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||We Want to Learn English|
Requires the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWFD), in conjunction with the Department of Education (DOE), to establish and a...
|OK||Passed 05/2009||P-12||English as Official Language Ballot Initiative|
Directs the Secretary of State to refer to the people for their approval or rejection a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the State ...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||State- Approved Limited English Proficiency Assessment|
Provides that local school divisions shall not be required to administer the ACCESS test as the state- approved limited English proficiency ...
|KY||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Special Populations in the State-Required Assessment|
703 KAR 5:070
Establishes procedures for the inclusion of special student populations in the State-required assessment and accountability programs. http:/...
|LA||Adopted 12/2008||P-12||Guidelines for English Proficiency|
Establishes reasonable guidelines for Limited English Proficient (LEP) students to achieve English proficiency. Allows districts to focus li...
|UT||Adopted 11/2008||P-12||English Language Learner Family Literacy Centers|
Provides a formula to allocate funds appropriated by the 2008 Legislature for school districts and charter schools to provide English Langua...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Assorted Amendments to the School Code|
Repeals the Professional Development Block Grant. Amends requirements related to annual census for special education, such that census must ...
|OR||Approved by voters 08/2008||P-12||English Immersion Instruction|
Ballot Measure 58
Provides that English immersion be required in public schools; provides that public school students, who are not proficient in English and s...
|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...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||English immersion program|
Appropriates money for deposit in the State Structured English Immersion Fund to fund English language learner instruction, in the same mann...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||High School Graduation Requirements and Learning Assistance for English Language Learners|
Existing student learning plans (required for 8-12th grade students) must also include information on the student's results on the Washingto...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||English Language Learner Family Literacy Centers|
S.B. 2 - Section 24
Establishes the English Language Learner Family Literacy Centers to:
(1) Increase parent involvement
(2) Communicate with parents who are no...
|WA||Issued 02/2008||P-12||New Americans Policy Council|
Executive Order No. 08-01
Orders the Washingtons New Americans Policy Council established; makes recommendations to the Governor on strategies to help legal permanent...
|TX||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||Outline of Instruction for English Language Learners|
19 TAC 2.74.A.74.4
Outlines the instruction school districts must provide to English language learners in order for them to have the full opportunity to learn ...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2007||P-12||Bilingual endorsements|
Establishes the State Seal of Biliteracy to recognize high school graduates who have mastered languages in addition to English. Requires the...
Authorizes the Library Literacy and English Acquisition Services Program to be used for services targeted to young adults 16 years of age an...
|IL||Signed into law 10/2007||Community College||We Want to Learn English Initiative|
Authorizes the community college board to establish and administer a We Want to Learn English Initiative to provide resources for immigrants...
|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...
|TX||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Adaptations for Special Populations|
19 TAC Chapter 89
Revise the process of applying for a bilingual exception and/or an English as a second language (ESL) waiver. Other adopted amendments add l...
|TX||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Dual Immersion Programs|
Defines and establishes procedures, quality assurance for dual immersion programs.
|NY||Adopted 06/2007||P-12||Students with Limited English Proficiency|
Title 8 NYCRR Part 154
Enacts emergency regulations to prescribe requirements for the development by school districts of comprehensive plans for students with limi...
|FL||Vetoed 06/2007||P-12||Requirements for English Language Learner Teachers|
Relates to public school educator certification; relates to English for Speakers of Other Languages Educators; specifies inservice requireme...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||District Budget Reporting, Grant Fund for Licensed Education Personnel|
Revises provisions governing the inclusion of certain information in the biennial budget request for the state distributive school account f...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Dual Language Pilot Project|
Creates a dual language education pilot project including not more than 30 campuses in 10 districts statewide. School districts participatin...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||English Immersion Pilot|
Establishes a pilot program to study English immersion and English language learner programs for pupils who are limited English proficient. ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Transportation for ELL Program|
H.F. 2245 [High Needs ESL]
Authorizes district to provide transportation to allow a student who attends a high-need English language learner program and who resides w...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Bilingual/Multilingual Certificates|
H.F. 2245 [Multilingual/Bilingual]
Directs the Department of Education to develop and recommend to the legislature by February 15, 2008, the standards and process for awarding...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Services for Limited English Proficient Students|
S.B. 2107 - Part B, Section 10
Eliminates provision that districts receiving state funds for the education of limited English proficient students must develop a comprehens...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Additional Funds to Assist English Language Learners|
S.B. 1237 (Section 9)
Directs the state department of education to distribute $750,000 on a one-time basis to schools in which the population of English language ...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Defines English Language Learner|
S.B. 2200 (English language learner provisions)
Adds two new sections: Section 45 and 46. Defines English language learner means a student who:
1. Is at least five years of age but has not...
|ID||Adopted 03/2007||P-12||Standards of Performance for Limited English Proficient Students|
Incorporates the following by reference:
The Idaho Content Standards
The Idaho English Language Development Standards
The Limited English ...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Official State Language|
Amends existing law to declare English to be the official state language. Provides that English is the sole language of government, subject ...
|LA||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||School, District, and State Accountability System|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.307, 409, 515, 703-707, 3905, 4001, and 4527
Makes changes to the state accountability system to take advantage of new and existing flexibility outlined in guidance for No Child Left Be...
|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 2...
|Sub-Cabinet for Multicultural Affairs and the Multicultural Affairs Advisory Council|
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 25 FY 06/07
Creates the Multicultural Affairs Sub-Cabinet to promote interdepartmental collaboration on multicultural policy development and program imp...
|IL||Adopted 10/2006||P-12||Achievement Objectives for Districts Serving Limited English Proficient Students|
23 IAC 1.88
Establishes "Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives" (AMAOs) related to proficiency, progress, and adequate yearly progress (AYP) for educ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Best Practice for ELL Students|
Establishes a grant pilot project to identify existing best practices regarding curriculum, instruction, staff development, for teaching Eng...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Tutoring for ELL Students|
Requires each school district, as a condition of receiving funding under this act, to develop a plan, to be approved by the governing board,...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Assistance to Limited English Proficient Persons|
Requires each state agency and all covered entities to take reasonable steps to ensure limited English proficient persons have meaningful ac...
|ND||Adopted 07/2006||P-12||English Language Learner Programs|
NDAC 67-28-01-01 thru -08
Establishes rules pertaining to English language learner programs. Requires districts to: (1) provide written assurance to the department th...
|GA||Adopted 06/2006||P-12||Program for English Language Learners (ELLs)|
GAC 160-4-2-.03; -5-.02
Amends requirements for language assistance for English language learners (ELLs). http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/docs/160/4/5/02.pdf...
|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. Provide...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Bilingual Weighting Funds|
S.B. 549 - Section 13, 16, 27
Authorizes districts to spend funds received from the bilingual weighting to pay the cost of providing at-risk and preschool-aged at-risk ed...
|ID||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Testing LEP Students|
Proposes rules regarding limited English proficient (LEP) students. Sets forth rules for LEP students to take an alternate Standard Achievem...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||LEP Program Requirements|
Amends requirements of limited English proficient (LEP) programs. Requires any district that enrolls one or more LEP student to implement a...
|UT||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||English Language Learner Programs|
Provides definitions, state board responsibilities, local board responsibilities, and teacher qualifications. http://www.rules.utah.gov/publ...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Funds for Schools Whose ELLs Did Not Make AYP|
H.B. 847 Section 8
Provides that 750,000 of the $6,040,000 appropriated for programs for limited English proficient students be distributed to schools in which...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Limited English Proficiency|
Requires the Board and Department of Education to collect certain statewide data on Virginia's public school students with limited English p...
|AZ||Vetoed 01/2006||P-12||English Immersion Program and Fund|
S.B. 1198 and H.B. 2660
Appropriates $2.6 million in FY 2005-2006 and $31.4 million in FY 2006-2007 for English Language Learner (ELL) programs; creates the eight-...
|CA||(S) IN SENATE. TO UNFINISHED BUSINESS. (VETO) 10/2005||P-12||Instructional Materials for English Language Learners|
This bill would provide specified funding to school districts to provide supplementary instructional materials specifically for
|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...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Testing English Language Learners|
Provides that for elementary school students who are in a state-approved transitional bilingual education program or transitional program of...
|DE||Rule Adoption 08/2005||P-12||Educational Programs for Students with Limited English|
14 DAC 920
Amends regulations relating to educational programs for students with limited English proficiency to align with the federal statute No Child...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Bilingual Education Teachers|
For the period from July 1, 2005, to July 1, 2008, the State Board of Education is to require an applicant for certification as a bilingual ...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 06/2005||P-12||Alternate Standard Achievement Test for LEP Students|
Proposes rules regarding the Limited English Proficient (LEP) students. Sets forth rules for LEP students to take an alternate Standard Achi...
|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...
|OK||Emergency Rule Adoption 04/2005||P-12||English as a Second Language Requirements|
Establishes rules concerning full (subject matter) competencies for licensure and certification of teachers. Adds English as a Second Langua...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||English language learners - Program of instruction|
English language learners - Program of instruction. Each school district shall provide a
program of instruction for students who are English...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Special Education|
Specifies that "child with a disability" does not mean a child who has difficulty in writing, speaking or understanding the English language...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Free Quality Schools|
Defines basic system of free quality public elementary and secondary schools and identifies the educationally relevant factors upon which th...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Data Collection and Analysis|
S.B. 779, H.B. 1762
Revises the Standards of Quality to require local school boards to (i) provide for data collection and analysis and to use such results in i...
|MI||Signed into law 09/2004||Community College|
|2005 Community Colleges Budget|
Provides community and junior colleges appropriations for fiscal year 2005; provides for community college-level learning disabled students ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||School Accountability Report Card: Requirements|
Deletes the requirement, under the Classroom Instructional Improvement and Accountability Act, that the School Accountability Report Card in...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Pupil Achievement Grant Program|
Establishes the Pupil Achievement Grant Program to consolidate funding and provide flexibility at the schoolsite in the use of funds from sp...
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and, where appropriate, the State Department of Education, to incorporate into licensure re...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Teacher Misassignment and ESL Teacher Qualifications|
A.B. 3001 (multiple provisions)
Existing law requires the county superintendent of schools to annually monitor and review school district certificated employee assignment p...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Requirements for High Priority Schools Grant Candidates|
A.B. 3001 (multiple provisions)
Requires that, commencing with the 2004–05 fiscal year, for a district with a school initially applying to participate in the High Priority ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Applicants to High Priority Schools Grant Program|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
Requires schools initially applying to participate in the High Priority Schools Grant Program on or after the 2004–05 fiscal year to include...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Public Hearing on Textbooks|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 18: Requires the governing board of every district to hold a public hearing and make a determination as to whether each pupil in each s...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||School Accountability Report Cards|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 10: Requires the school accountability report card to include information regarding the availability of sufficient textbooks and other ...
Places a prohibition from carrying on a program of specific preparation of the pupils for the statewide pupil assessment program or a partic...
|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 ...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Teachers: Limited-English-Proficient Pupils|
Relates to existing law which requires teachers instructing limited-English-proficient pupils to complete 45 hours of staff development in m...
|HI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2004||P-12|
|Freely Associated States Students Education|
Authorizes Leeward Community College to develop a program to provide services for Freely Associated States students as well as the Microesia...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 06/2004||P-12||English Language Proficiency|
IDAPA 08.02.03 (§§ 670-755 [not inclusive])
Proposes rules regarding the implementation of English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards and Language Instruction for Limited English Pro...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Education Personnel|
Relates to education personnel; provides for expunging of criminal history records of applicants for employment at certain education related...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||English as a Second Language Instruction|
Concerning English as a second language instruction and in-service training for teachers and teacher preparation courses; requires persons s...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption 05/2004||P-12||Language Proficiency for LEP Students|
IDAPA 08.02.03 §§ 111-112
Amends rules to allow new Limited English Proficient (LEP) students to take a language proficiency test in lieu of the state reading test.
|LA||Adopted 04/2004||P-12||School, District and State Accountability|
LAC 28:LXXXIII.303, 311, 1701, 2701, 2702, 2703, 2713, 2715, 2717, 2719, 2721, 3905, 4001, 4003, 4005
Adopts rules relating to the implementation of fundamental changes in the classroom by helping schools and communities focus on student achi...
|LA||Adopted 04/2004||P-12||English Language Development Standards|
LAC 28:Part LXXXV.Chapters 1-7
Adopts rules that contain English language development standards for limited English proficient students in each of the four domains of lang...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||English Language Learners|
Requires the development of goals for English language learners, formulation of district plans, reports to the State Board of Education and ...
|WV||Rule Adoption 03/2004||P-12||Limited English Proficient Students|
Title 126, Series 15
Amends rules concerning programs for limited English proficient students. WEST VIRGINIA REG 4387 (SN)...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Bilingual Multicultural Education Act|
Provides for accountability in bilingual multicultural education programs; specifies the permissible uses of bilingual multicultural educati...
|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...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12|
|Instructional Strategies: English Learners|
Amends existing law pertaining to instructional strategies to include the provision of such strategies for working with English learners as ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||English Learners; Reading First|
A.B. 1485 §§ 1 - 3
Prohibits the department of education and the state board of education from developing or implementing requirements or criteria making a loc...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Family Resource Center Curriculum Blue Ribbon Study Committee|
H.B. 4401 (multiple provisions)
Sec. 107a. (1) The family resource center curriculum blue ribbon study committee is established to explore and make
recommendations on imple...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Children With Disabilities|
Amends the School Code. Makes provisions regarding the State Board of Education's rules to determine the eligibility of children to receive ...
|NY||Adopted 07/2003||P-12||Assessing English Language Learners|
NYCRR 8 Part 154
1) Establishes criteria for the identification and assessment of students with limited English proficiency through use of, respectively, the...
|TX||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Program Access for English Learners|
37 TAC 91.25
Establishes rules concerning youth with limited English proficiency. Provides for reasonable access to all programs and services for the You...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12||High Quality Teachers|
S.B. 1108 (Section 21.005)
Amends Sec. 21.005. HIGH-QUALITY TEACHERS. Allows the commissioner to establish by rule a statewide standard to be used to certify each sc...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12||Training for Teachers of ELL Students|
S.B. 1108 (Section 39.024)
Requires the state agency to develop and make available teacher training materials and other teacher training resources to assist teachers i...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Spoken Language Interpreters|
S.P. 305 (LD 909)
Establishes the Committee to Investigate the Feasibility of and Need for Regulation of Spoken Language Interpreters. Establishes committee m...
|MA||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||Education of English Learners Regulations|
603 CMR 14.00
Amends rules relating to the provision of education to students who are limited English proficient. Requires school districts to provide Eng...
|TX||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||Basic Education|
37 TAC 91.43
Amends rules concerning basic education. Establishes that the individual case plan developed for each youth address special education or Eng...
|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...
|NV||Temporary Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||English as a Second Language|
NAC 391.237, 391.242
Sets forth provisions governing provisional 1-year endorsements to teach English as a second language and to teach program of bilingual educ...
|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...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Payment for English Language Learners|
Amends the funding formula for educating English language learners. Ratchets up the amount of funding as English skills improve, ranging fr...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Students with Limited English Proficiency|
Amends the Standards of Quality to require school boards to identify students with limited English proficiency and enroll these students in ...
|NM||Rule Adoption 02/2003||P-12||Guidelines for Implementing Bilingual Education Program|
6.32.2, 6.63.6, 6.64.12
Implements rules regarding primary and secondary education, education standards, Bilingual Multicultural and Language Revitalization program...
|CO||Rejected by voters 11/2002||P-12||English Language Education|
The proposed amendment to the Colorado Constitution: requires that all public school students be taught in English unless they are exempted ...
|MA||Approved by voters 11/2002||P-12||ESL Instruction via Sheltered English Immersion|
Proposes by initiative petition; requires public schools to educate English learners through a sheltered English immersion program; provides...
|NE||Rejected by voters 11/2002||P-12||Clarify English language requirements in schools|
Proposed Amendment 1
(LR 1CA 2001-2002) Amends section 27 of the Article I of the Nebraska Constitution to eliminate language requirements for private, denominat...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2002||P-12||Possible changes to rules governing ESL students.|
Makes legislative findings and declarations regarding limited-English-proficient pupils and would state the intent of the Legislature to int...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||English Learner and Immigrant Pupil Federal Conformity Act|
Enacts the English Learner and Immigrant Pupil Federal Conformity Act. Ensures that instructional services are provided to pupils with limit...
|CT||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||State Expenditures (various sections)|
H.B. 6004 (Special Session Act No. 02-7)
Amends the provisions concerning the exemptions of limited English proficient special education students from participation in the state mas...
|MA||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||District Programs for and Assessment of Limited English Proficient Students|
Creates within department the office of language acquisition to aid the commissioner in overseeing creation of district English language lea...
|FL||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Public School Student Progression, Remedial Services, Reporting Requirements|
Shifts responsibility for establishing rules regarding student report cards from state superintendent to state board. Modifies rules relatin...
|FL||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Teacher Preparation - English Language Learners|
S.B. 20E (Code Re-Write)
State-approved teacher preparation programs must incorporate appropriate English for Speakers of Other Languages instruction so that program...
|MD||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Tobacco Tax for Education|
Establishes tobacco tax as well as special fund to dedicate tobacco tax revenues for education funding. Monies are to 1) provide unrestricte...
|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...
|HI||Vetoed 06/2002||P-12||Hawaii Commission on Language Access|
Establishes a commission on language access. Requires the commission to develop and implement systems by which limited English speaking pers...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||NAEP Testing, School Report Cards, Parental Notification of Child Placement in Bilingual Program, Supplemental Aid to Low-Income Districts|
Requires schools that are part of the sample drawn by the National Center for Education Statistics to administer the biennial State academic...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Family Literacy Education Grant Program|
Establishes a Family Literacy Education Grant Program within the Department of Education; permits local education providers to apply for gra...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Tax to Support Prince George's County Programs|
Establishes sales and use tax on telecommunications service in Prince George's County. Net proceeds from the revenue must be used only as s...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Charter Schools, ESL Services, Charter Technical Career Centers|
Creates new section on charter school capital outlay. According to legislative summary, bill "requires the full-credit for teaching service ...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Equal Access to Government Services to LEP Individuals|
States the intent of the general assembly that state agencies provide equal access to public services for individuals with limited English p...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Finance Overhaul|
Requires that county board financial audit results be reported to state superintendent, county fiscal authority, and specified house and sen...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Nontraditional Teacher Education, Certification, Inservice and Mentoring; Transitional Bilingual Teacher Certification; Qualifications of Nontraditional Administrator Certification Candidates|
Establishes requirements for nontraditional teacher preparation and licensure through the Teach Mississippi Institute (TMI), as well as ment...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Need- and Performance-Based Adult Education Grants|
Requires the department of education to distribute need- and performance-based grants for adult education. Adult education and -literacy gr...
|AZ||To governor 12/2001||P-12||English Learners Issues|
Requires the State Board of Education to prescribe, for Federal funding purposes, the manner in which primary language is determined for new...
|AL||Signed into law 09/2001||P-12||ESL Teachers|
Urges to State Board of Education to to provide funding that is sufficient to provide an adequate number of English as a second language tea...
|CA||Chaptered by Secretary of State 09/2001||P-12||Recruit/Retain bilingual teachers|
Chapter No.268, Authorizes a school district receiving Teaching As A Priority Grant funds to offer incentives to recruit and retain credenti...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||ESL Grants|
Creates a grant program for school districts for costs associated with educating students in English as a Second Language programs; appropri...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Dual Language Immersion|
Amends the Education Code to authorize a school district to adopt a dual language immersion program (program) for students enrolled in eleme...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||English Learners|
Relates to students whose primary language is other than English and the State assessment of student learning; provides for a review of same...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Dual Language Bilingual Programs|
Encourages school districts to develop and implement dual language bilingual programs....
|MD||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Provisions for Limited English Proficiency Services|
States intent of the General Assembly that State agencies are authorized to provide services to those with limited English proficiency; defi...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Bilingual Funding|
Amends 15.1-27-12. In addition to any other payments provided for by this chapter, each school district is
entitled to receive $425 for eac...
|DE||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Enhance ESL programs|
Directs the Department of Education to develop, implement and enhance programs for students with limited English proficiency....
|AZ||Approved by voters 11/2000||P-12||Banning Bilingual Education|
BALLOT NUMBER 203 (01-I-2000) Requires that all public school instruction be conducted in English; places children not fluent in English in ...
|UT||Unofficially approved by voters 11/2000||P-12|
V. 1 English Only
INITIATIVE A Declares English as Utah's official and sole language for state and local government documents and action; exempts those docume...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Safe Gun Storage|
Requires the Department of Justice to produce public service announcements in both English and Spanish regarding recent changes in firearm l...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||English Language Learner Teacher Coaching Program|
Establishes the English Language Learner Teacher Coaching Program until 01/01/2006, to provide English language learner coaches to assist gr...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||English Language Acquisition Program|
Requires a local educational agency that receives funds through the English Language Acquisition program to report to the State Department o...
|CA||Vetoed 08/2000||P-12||Text for English Immersion Classes|
Authorizes, until 07/01/02, the governing board of a school district to expend 100% of its allowance of funds to purchase English Language c...
|UT||On 11/07/2000 ballot 07/2000||P-12||English as Official Language|
V. 1 Ballot Initiative
Establishes English as the official language of the State of Utah....
|NE||Rejected by voters 05/2000||P-12||English Language Requirement in Private Schools|
(LR 20-1999); Constitutional amendment; eliminates the English language requirement in private, denominational, and parochial schools....
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Bilingual Education Component|
The English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program is no longer a grant. That funding is rolled into the general formula. The teache...
|TX||Signed into law 06/1999||P-12||Accreditation and Accountability|
H.B. 3 - Section 59 - Part I
Makes former Section 39.071 new Section 39.051, and repeals portions of existing 39.051, "Academic Excellence Indicators." Provides that in ...