|KS||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Accountability Waivers|
Permits up to 10% of districts to opt out of most state laws, rules, and regulations in order to improve student achievement. Designs application and approval process. The first two districts send applications to governor and legislative education committees. ...
|AL||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Innovative School Systems|
H.B. 84 - Innovative School Systems
Establishes the Alabama Accountability Act of 2013. Authorizes innovative schools and school systems to be established in Alabama in accordance with this act. Defines "innovation plan" as a school system's flexibility request and plan for annual accountability...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Innovation Schools|
Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to develop a process for school districts to apply to have one or more schools within the district designated as an innovation school. Authorizes the superintendent of public instruction and the s...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Innovative Schools|
Encourages additional innovation schools by disseminating information about current models and recognizing the effort
and commitment that goes into their creation and operation. Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction
to develop basic...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Innovation Schools Act of 2008|
Enacts the Innovation Schools Act of 2008; authorizes school district boards of education to implement policy innovations in public schools through the development of an innovation plan designed to meet the educational needs of a diverse and constantly changin...