|CA||Signed into law 09/2014||Postsec.||Model Academic Standards in ELA and Math for Postsecondary Admission|
From bill summary: Expresses legislative intent that the University of California and the California State University align their respective model academic standards for high school courses in language arts and mathematics, for purposes of recognition for admi...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2014||P-12||Replace Common Core Standards|
Directs the state board of education to conduct a comprehensive review of all common core English language arts and math standards and propose modifications to ensure the standards increase students' academic achievement, are age-level and developmentally appr...
|NJ||Issued 07/2014||P-12||Assessment and Common Core Study Commission|
Establishes the Study Commission on the Use of Student Assessments in New Jersey to to determine if the Core Curriculum Content Standards and the PARCC assessment are appropriate to be implemented by school districts throughout the state, and defines membershi...
|MO||Signed into law 07/2014||P-12||Standards & Assessments|
Changes the laws regarding academic performance and learning standards in elementary and secondary education. Mandates that whenever the state board develops, evaluates, modifies, or revises learning standards, it must convene work groups composed of education...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||Appropriation to Support CCSS, Implementation of EL Development Standards, and Science Standards|
S.B. 858 - Appropriation to Support CCSS, Implementation of EL Development Standards, and Science Standards
From bill summary: appropriate $287,149,000 from the General Fund to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for allocation to school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools, and would appropriate $49,500,000 from the General Fund to the C...
|LA||Issued 06/2014||P-12||Assessment Selection (PARCC)|
Executive Order No. BJ 2014-7
Contends that the Department of Education and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education joined the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers ("PARCC") and committed to purchase PARCC's assessment product before the product was even ...
|LA||Issued 06/2014||P-12||Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices|
Executive Order No. BJ 2014 - 6
Suspends the revisions to Bulletin 118—Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices (LAC 28:CXI.113), published as a final notice on May 20, 2014.
|LA||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||Alternate Locally-Developed Curriculum|
Permits public school governing authorities to develop and implement curriculum, content, and methodology for required subjects in lieu of that recommended by the department of education or state board. http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/ViewDocument.aspx?d=913645&...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||Subject Matter Standards|
Changes references from Priority Academic Student Skills (PASS) and/or "core curriculum" to "subject matter standards" adopted by the state board of education. Requires school districts to develop and implement curriculum, courses and instruction in order to e...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2014||P-12||Standards & Assessments|
Provides that state content standards may not be revised, adopted or implemented without approval by the education oversight committee and the general assembly. However, exceptions may apply to the department of education. Requires a cyclical review of English...
|AK||Signed into law 05/2014||P-12||Prohibition on Expenditures for Common Core Implementation|
Section 17. Prohibits the Department of Education and Early Development from spending money on Common Core Standards implementation. Substitutes the term "language arts" for "reading, writing." In addition, section 5 of the bill prohibits the state board and t...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2014||P-12||Definition of "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards"|
H.B. 7031 - Definition of "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards"
Section 9: Repeals reference to Common Core standards in English language arts and math in definition of "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards".
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|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...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2014||P-12||Standards and Assessments.|
Resolves that the State of Tennessee is solely and exclusively responsible for setting educational standards and assessments and will refuse educational standards, assessment methodology, or any overreach in student data collection or access by the Federal gov...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2014||P-12||Local Control of State Standards and Student Data Requirements|
Prohibits the state board of education, the department of education, or the superintendent of public instruction from adopting any education standards or curricula mandated by the federal government. Prohibits the department from applying for any grant that re...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2014||P-12||Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) Implementation Review Workgroup|
Creates the Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Colleges and Careers (PARCC) Implementation Review Workgroup. Defines membership, staffing, latest date by which they will meet, and the chair responsibilit...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2014||P-12||Education Budget - Alternate Assessment|
From Legislative Budget Notes publication:
ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENT - The Superintendent of Public Instruction is directed to create an alternative assessment that aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) within existing resources. With the state's t...
|UT||Signed into law 04/2014||P-12||Powers and Duties of the State Board of Education|
Before adopting core curriculum standards, directs the state board to publicize draft core curriculum standards on the state board website and Utah Public Notice website, invite public comment on the draft standards for a minimum of 90 days, and conduct three ...
|UT||Signed into law 04/2014||P-12||Repealing Mathematics Curriculum and Materials Development Program|
S.B. 34 - Repealing Mathematics Curriculum and Materials Development Program
Repeals 53A-1-402.7, Mathematics curriculum and materials development program, July 1, 2014. http://le.utah.gov/~2014/bills/sbillenr/SB0034.pdf...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2014||P-12||Education Standards|
Removes the common core standards from statute and requires the state board of education to adopt the Indiana college and career readiness standards before July 1, 2014. Defines "college and career readiness educational standards" and requires the standards to...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2014||P-12||Waiting Period for Adoption of New Content Standards|
Requires a waiting period prior to the adoption of new uniform content standards to provide for an opportunity for public comment. Specifies requirements for public hearings and notice of public hearings.
|CT||Adopted 03/2014||P-12||Common Core Implementation Task Force|
Establishes the Common Core Implementation Task Force to make recommendations for improving the quality and state-wide consistency of common core implementation and state-wide professional development opportunities for teachers and administrators, and to ident...
|IA||Issued 10/2013||P-12||Iowa Core|
States that the State of Iowa, not the federal government or any other organization, shall determine the content of Iowa's state academic standards, which are known as the Iowa Core. Requires the Department of Education to develop a regular review cycle for th...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2013||P-12||Student Assessments and Early Assessment Program|
From bill summary: Upon approval of the state board, authorizes the superintendent of public instruction to not provide an API score to a school or district for the 2013–14 and 2014–15 school years due to a determination by the superintendent of public instruc...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2013||P-12||Grade 2 Diagnostic Assessments|
From bill summary: Requires the state department of education, by November 1, 2014, to identify and make available to school districts information regarding existing assessments in language arts and mathematics aligned to the adopted Common Core academic conte...
|FL||Issued 09/2013||P-12||Florida Plan for Education Accountability|
Executive Order 13-276
Directs the commissioner of education to recommend to the state board an open process to procure the next state assessment via a competitive solicitation. Requires next assessment program to meet specified criteria. Directs the commissioner to recommend to the...
|ME||Issued 09/2013||P-12||Local Education Control and Student Privacy Rights|
Executive Order 6
Prohibits the state department from adopting any educational standards, curricula or instructional approaches that may be mandated by the federal government. Prohibits the department from applying for any federal grant that requires, as a condition of applicat...
|AZ||Issued 09/2013||P-12||Reaffirming AZ's Right to Set Education Policy|
Order reaffirming that SBE has power to set and define standards for AZ,not federal government; curriculum, materials and literature decisions to be made at local level; new assessment aligned to AZ College and Career Ready Standards to be selected. http://azg...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2013||P-12||Limit on Assessment Administration|
Limits administration of all final exams and federally required testing of students to the final 10 instructional days of each school year, and to the last 5 instructional days of a semester for a semester-long course. Exceptions can be made for children with ...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Common Core State Standards|
Act 20 - Section 9134(2q)
Prohibits the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) from taking further action to implement the common core standards and from directing school districts to implement further standards. Provides that any common core standard adopted and implemented by the Sta...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Technology Infrastructure/Connectivity/Capacity and State Assessments|
H.B. 7009 - Technology Infrastructure/Connectivity/Capacity and State Assessments
From bill summary: Requires that full implementation of online assessments for Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in English/language arts and mathematics for all K-12 public school students occur only after the technology infrastructure, connectivity, a...
|NV||Issued 06/2013||P-12||Establishing the Common Core State Standards Steering Committee|
Exec. Order 2013-06
Creates steering committee and defines membership. Directs the committee to work collaboratively with state policymakers, districts, and the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) to ensure that appropriate plans and resources are in place to address the aca...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Common Core State Standards and Assessments|
Prohibits the state board from adopting Common Core State Standards. Prohibits a district from using Common Core State Standards. Provides a district or charter school may not be required to to offer any aspect of a Common Core State Standards curriculum. Proh...
|PA||Adopted 06/2013||P-12||A Resolution re: Standards|
Resolution urging the Secretary of Education and the State Board of Education to ensure that Pennsylvania's academic standards are thoroughly rigorous for all Pennsylvania students.
|IA||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Assessments|
H.F. 215 - Division V
Division V of H.F. 215 requires that beginning July 1, 2016, all students in grades 3-11 are to be administered an assessment during the last quarter of the school year in math and reading and science in grades 8 and 11. Assessments are to be aligned with the ...
|OK||Adopted 05/2013||P-12||Cost of the Common Core State Standards|
A Resolution stating legislative intent not to approve further adoption of Common Core State Standards until certain costs are ascertained; directing the State Board of Education to prepare and submit a report on the implementation of the Common Core State Sta...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Common Core State Standards; College Readiness Provisions|
Restricts state board of education from taking further action to implement common core standards until curricular and fiscal evaluations have been made. Provides that the state board shall implement educational standards that use the common core standards as t...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Student Assessment|
Repeals several assessment provisions. New law allows statewide assessment of subjects other than reading, writing, and math for satisfying high school graduation requirements. Eliminates requirement for the development, use of a nationally standardized, norm-...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Next Generation Sunshine State Standards|
S.B. 1076 - Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
Removes statutory references to "Sunshine State Standards" (retains references to "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards") and adds Common Core standards in English language arts and math to "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards" definition. Clarifies t...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Grade 3-11 Assessments|
H.B. 1219 - Grade 3-11 Assessments
Repeals existing assessment requirements for reading, writing, math effective July 1, 2014; repeals science assessment requirements immediately. Effective the 2014-15 school year, directs the department to administer annual English language arts assessment in ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Common Core State Standards; Adoption of State Science Standards|
From bill summary: Authorizes the superintendent of public instruction to recommend and the state board to adopt the college and career readiness anchor standards developed by the Common Core State Standards Initiative consortium. Authorizes the state board to...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Supplemental K-7 Instructional Materials for Math|
A.B. 1719 - Supplemental K-7 Instructional Materials for Math
From bill summary: Requires the department, at least 30 days before the state board takes specified action, to develop a list of supplemental instructional materials for use in grades K-7 that are aligned with the California common core academic content standa...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||County Office of Education Authority to Approve Supplemental Instructional Materials|
A.B. 2662 - County Office of Education Authority to Approve Supplemental Instructional Materials
From bill summary: Extends to county offices of education the authority (which local districts already have) to approve supplemental instructional materials other than those approved by the state board if the county board performs specified reviews and determi...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||BOCES Contracts with Out-of-State Districts|
Permits boards of cooperative educational services (BOCES) to enter into contracts of up to two years with out-of-state districts for special education and/or career/technical education services, or for the use of existing products that demonstrate how to map ...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Mathematics Curriculum Models|
Provides legislative findings. Directs the state board, immediately upon the effective date of this amendatory act, to coordinate the acquisition, adaptation, and development of middle and high school mathematics curriculum models to aid districts and teachers...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Common Core and State Assessment Scoring Ranges|
S.B. 316 - Common Core and State Assessment Scoring Ranges
By December 31, 2013, directs the state board to submit recommended scoring ranges on the state English language arts assessments (including on 3rd grade ELA assessment to be promoted to 4th grade) and Ohio graduation tests necessary to successfully implement ...
|WV||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Mathematics Content Standards and Objectives for West Virginia Schools|
WV ADC s 126-44B-1, 2, 3, 4
Defines content standards and instructional goals and objectives for mathematics program of study, consistent with West Virginia's move to adopt the common core standards. Broadens scope of mathematics curriculum to include 21st century content standards and o...
|WV||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Reading and Language Arts Content Standards and Objectives for West Virginia Schools|
WV ADC s 126-44A-1, 2, 3, 4
Defines content standards and instructional goals and objectives for reading and language arts, consistent with West Virginia's move to adopt the common core standards. Broadens scope of curriculum to include 21st century content standards and objectives as we...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Common Core Assessment Consortia|
Directs the state to participate as a governing board member, at least until january 1, 2014, in a consortium of states that focuses on the readiness of students for college and careers by developing a common set of assessments. Directs the state board to rel...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Common Core Assessments|
H.B. 1240 (section 58)
Indicates that Colorado will participate as a governing board member, at least until January 2014, in the consortium of states that are developing and will implement assessments that support the Common Core State Standards. The state board is encouraged to con...
|NV||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics, Demonstrating Writing Proficiency & Career Readiness Courses|
Adopting the Common Core Standards at certain grade levels for English language arts and mathematics; providing for the implementation of the Common Core Standards in prescribed school years; repealing certain existing standards in English language arts and ma...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Adequacy Education Funding Study|
Requires the Maryland State Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Budget and Management and the Department of Legislative Services to contract with a public or private entity to conduct a study of the adequacy of education funding in ...
|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...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Student Assessment and Statewide Standards|
Relates to the Louisiana Competency-Based Education Program and the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program. Provides greater clarity to the definition of state content standards. Indicates that criterion-referenced tests will be replaced by standards-based a...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Authorizes Consolidation of Low-Performing Schools and School Districts in Emergency Situations|
Relating to low-performing schools and school districts: Provides that if a local school district violates accreditation standards determined to be the basis for immediate withdrawal of accreditation, there shall be a show cause hearing conducted by the commis...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||College and Career Readiness|
Requires that by Fall semester 2016, each public high school and public institution of higher education complete curricular alignment to enable the successful completion of the high school mathematics and language arts curricula, as described in Connecticut's ...
|IL||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Early Childhood Block Grant|
23 IL ADC 235.20, 30, 40, 45, 50, 60, 70; 23 IL ADC 235.APP. A, B, C
From Illinois Register: This rulemaking resulted from the state board's application for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to design and implement early learning and development systems that are comprehensive in scope and c...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Math Instructional Materials and Common Core Standards|
H.B. 5101 - Math Instructional Materials and Common Core Standards
Amends provisions related to district purchases of instructional materials with state allocation. Provides that for the 2012-13 mathematics adoption, districts using a comprehensive mathematics instructional materials program adopted in 2009-10 is deemed in co...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Professional Development|
Directs the state board of education, in consultation with the professional standards commission, to establish category-level expenditure controls to ensure that specified staff development funds are utilized in such a manner as to help align professional lear...
|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...
|WV||Adopted 03/2012||P-12||Social Studies Content Standards and Objectives for West Virginia Schools|
WV ADC s 126-44D-1, 2, 3, 4
Defines content standards and instructional goals and objectives for social studies program of study, consistent with West Virginia's move to adopt the common core standards. Broadens scope of curriculum to include 21st century content standards and objectives...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Core Curriculum Standards|
Authorizes the state to exit any agreement that cedes control of Utah's core curriculum standards to any other entity, including a federal agency or consortium, for any reason, including among others the cost of developing or implementing core curriculum stand...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Regarding Open Educational Resources for Common Core Standards in K-12 Education.|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction, subject to availability of amounts appropriated for this specific purpose, to take the lead in developing openly
licensed courseware aligned with the common core state standards and placed under an attribution...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Common Core State Standards|
Requires that the Board of Education, prior to adopting any standards proposed through the Common Core State Standards Initiative conduct, over a period of one year, at least four public hearings in order to give members of the public the opportunity to provid...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Common Core State Standards|
Requires that the Department of Education align Common Core State Standards with Oregon Early Learning System outcomes and with the Head Start Child Development Early Learning Framework by June 30, 2015. (sec. 17)
|NM||Adopted 02/2012||P-12||Study of Costs of All School Assessments|
Requests an analysis of the cost, both in instructional time and money, of all assessments of New Mexico students, including proposed assessments related to common core state standards.
|MT||Adopted 11/2011||P-12||College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards - Language Arts & Literacy|
ARM 10.54.3610-3613; 3620-3623; 3630-3633; 3640-3643; 3650-3653; 3701-3712
Repeals previous standards and establishes College and Career Readiness anchor standards for language arts and literacy.
|MT||Adopted 11/2011||P-12||Mathematics Content Standards and Performance Descriptors|
ARM 10.54.4010-4013; 4020-4023; 4030-4033; 4040-4043; 4101-4112
Adopts college and career ready content standards for mathematics and repeals previous standards and performance descriptors.
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Curriculum Frameworks, Standards, Instructional Materials, Model Professional Development Modules|
A.B. 250 - Curriculum Frameworks, Standards, Instructional Materials, Model Professional Development Modules
From bill summary: Deletes the schedule for submission of instructional materials for foreign languages and health for state board approval, and the exception to the requirement that criteria for the evaluation of instructional materials be approved when curri...
|OK||Adopted 07/2011||P-12||Common Core State Standards|
OK ADC 210:15-4-1, 2, 3
New rules explain the purpose, provide definitions, and describe adoption and implementation procedures for the Common Core State Standards. The rules direct that the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Literacy in History/Social Studies and...
|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...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Common Core State Standards|
Requires the Legislative Committee on Education to conduct a study concerning the implementation of the Common Core State Standards in the public schools.
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Implementing Common Core State Standards|
To transition to and implement the Common Core State Standards, the State Board of Education may: (1) Modify curriculum and assessment requirements; (2) Adopt new curriculum and assessment requirements; and (3) Direct the Department of Education to: (A) Propos...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Unfunded Mandates Prohibited|
Provides that no public school district or private school is obligated to comply with any new unfunded mandate adopted by the legislature or state board of education. Provides that if the amount appropriated to fund a new mandate does not fully fund the mandat...
|OK||Adopted 08/2010||P-12||Common Core State Standards|
OK ADC 210:15-4-1, 2, 3
The proposed new rules explain the purpose, provide definitions, and describe adoption and implementation procedures for the Common Core State Standards. The rules direct that the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Literacy in History/Socia...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Common Core State Standards|
Calls upon the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) to develop common core state standards in the core academic disciplines of English-language arts,
mathematics, history-social science, and science. Asks ...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Common Core State Standards|
Requires that by August 1, 2010, the State Board of Education is to adopt revisions to the subject matter curriculum adopted by the State Board for English Language Arts and Mathematics as is necessary to align the curriculum with the K-12 Common Core State St...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Common Core State Standards Initiative|
Allows the Department of Education to include the "Common Core State Standards Initiative" standards for kindergarten to grade 12 in the State's system of learning results and assessment and grants the Commissioner of Education the authority to adopt emergency...
|IA||Adopted 02/2010||P-12||Clarifies What Elementary Teachers Must Know|
Adds greater clarity to each core content area to better communicate what elementary teachers must know in order to better serve students. ...
|CA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Legislative Intent and Race to the Top|
S.B. 1E - Section 1
Establishes legislative intent regarding California's efforts in the federal Race to the Top competition. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/sen/sb_0001-0050/sbx5_1_bill_20100107_chaptered.pdf
Specifies that these provisions become operative only if Sen...
|CA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||California Assessment of Academic Achievement|
S.B. 1E - Sections 9, 12, 14, 15, 16
Numbers below relate to Section numbers in Education Code.
60601: Extends repeal date on Chapter 5 of Education Code, "California Assessment of Academic Achievement", to January 2014.
60604.5: Adds new section establishing legislative intent that the reautho...