|NV||Adopted 11/2012||Postsec.||Description of Courses of Education in Career and Technical Education|
NAC 389.516, 520, 521, 523, 524, 525, 526, 527, 529, 530, 532, 534, 536, 537, 543, 5435, 545, 5455, 547, 5475, 549, 5495, 5515, 553, 5535, 572, 573, 575, 576, 577, 579, 581, 582, 584, 586, 588, 589, 590, 592, 594, 596, 597, 598, 600, 601, 6013, 6015, 6017, 604, 606, 608, 610, 611, 612, 614, 616, 618, 620, 622, 624, 6525, 6529, 653, 6534, 6535, 6536, 6537, 6538, 6539, 6541, 6542, 6543, 6544, 6545,6546
Revises and describes what should be included in courses of study in career and technical education. http://www.leg.state.nv.us/nac/NAC-389....
|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 th...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Authorizing Online and Other Course Providers|
Requires the state board of education to create a process for authorizing course providers, including online or virtual providers, postsecon...
|PA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Expands "Vocational Agricultural Education"|
Updates the definition of ''vocational agricultural education" to include instruction that develops student potential for success in enterin...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Prohibition of Discriminatory Content|
From bill summary: Updates references to certain categories of persons and requires instruction in social sciences to include a study of the...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Genocide Education/Sign Language is Foreign Language|
H.B. 6499 - Sec. 1 and 2
Includes genocide education in the materials provided by the Department of Education to school districts for student curriculum and educator...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Digital Curriculum/ Middle School Career and Professional Academy|
H.B. 1255 - Sec. 17, 19, 20, 28
Authorizes school districts to provide a digital curriculum for students in grades 6 through 12 (Sec. 17). Requires a district's strategic p...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Charter School Enrollment/School District Class Size|
S.B. 2120 - Sec. 8, 11, 12, 14, 15
Sec. 8 - Adjusts the charter school enrollment process such that students living in a development that provides the facility and related pro...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||School Curriculum Teams and Local School Collaborative Processes|
Amends and reenacts the law relating to the authority of school curriculum teams and local school collaborative processes with respect to se...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Review of State Instructional Materials|
S.B. 2120 - Sec. 21
Sec. 21 - Requires the state Commissioner of Education, by April 15 of each school year, to appoint three state or national experts in the c...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12|
|Council for Agricultural Education|
Establishes a council for agricultural education (advisory). Sets membership and duties. The duties of the council are to review, develop, a...
|AK||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Task Force on Theme-Based Education|
S.B. 1 - Task Force on Theme-Based Education
Establishes advisory task force on theme-based education as a legislative task force to compile data and advise the legislature on public sc...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Civil Rights|
Relates to encouraging instruction in the history of civil rights; adding a new section to chapter 28A.230 RCW; and creating a new section.
|MI||Signed into law 12/2010||P-12||Gun Safety Instruction For Elementary School Pupils|
Directs the state department of education develop or adopt, and make available to schools, one or more model programs for gun safety instruc...
|PA||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 11/2010||P-12||State Standards for Business, Computer and Information Technology Courses|
H.B. 101- Section 1552
This section requires the Secretary of Education to establish state standards for business, computer and information technology courses with...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Curriculum|
Prohibits a school district or charter school from including courses or classes that either promote the overthrow of the United States gover...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Arizona Gun Safety Program|
H.B. 2725--Multiple Provisions
Establishes the course's worth at one credit. Includes competently discharging a firearm at one or more targets to demonstrate marksmanship ...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Civics Education Act|
Civics Education [SPSC]; Designates act "Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Civics Education Act"; provides requirement that reading portion of lan...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||High School Course on the Bible|
Authorizes districts to offer an elective high school course on the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and its impact and an elective course ...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Task Force to Explore Incorporation of the Principles of Universal Design|
Establishes the Task Force to Explore the Incorporation of the Principles of Universal Design (i.e., an approach to education curriculum des...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
Section 1: Directs the state board, by December 31, 2010, to review mandates provided for in administrative rule, to determine whether some ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Open Education Curriculum Board|
Establishes the Open Education Curriculum Board. Provides that the board may offer financial incentives to encourage individuals to submit e...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Authorizing Firearm Safety Programs|
Allows local school boards to offer firearm safety education programs in the elementary grades; requires that program objectives incorporate...
|OH||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Funds for Simulated Driving Curriculum|
Creates the teen driver education license plate fund in the state treasury, from applicants who obtain teen driver education license plates....
|SD||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Entrepreneurship Education|
Requires the Department of Education to develop a framework for entrepreneurship education for use at middle and high school levels.
|VA||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Economics Education and Financial Literacy|
Repeals the requirement for economics education and financial literacy instruction in middle and high schools.
|WI||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Human Growth and Development Instruction|
The purpose of the statute on instruction in human growth and development instruction is to encourage all school boards to ensure that pupil...
|WI||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Science Credit for Agriculture Courses|
Act 114 requires school boards to award a science credit to a pupil for each agriculture course the pupil successfully completes in the high...
|WI||Signed into law 12/2009||P-12||History of Organized Labor and Collective Bargaining|
Requires social studies instruction in public schools to include the history of organized labor in America and the collective bargaining pro...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Personal Financial Literacy Education Required|
Requires credit education for all students; provides that each student receive personal financial literacy instruction that includes the tru...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Agricultural Science Teacher Preparation|
Requires the state board of education, subject to appropriation, to provide grants to institutions of higher education that offer state-appr...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12|
|Disability History and Awareness|
Requires the state board of education to promote an annual campaign about disability history and awareness in the state. Requires a school d...
|HI||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 07/2009||P-12||Sex Ed|
Requires sexuality health education programs funded by the state to provide medically accurate and factual information that includes educati...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Reproductive Health and Safety Education|
Removes the requirement that local school administrative units (LEAs) provide only abstinence until marriage education and requires LEAs to ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Physical Ed. Requirements|
Requires public schools to provide a specified amount of physical activity each school day for students in specified grades; provides for th...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Driver's Education|
Bars the state from issuing a driver's license to a person under the age of 25 unless the person submits a driver education certificate that...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Driver's Education|
H.B. 2730 - Sections 12.02 through -.04, 12.08, 12.13
Requires districts to consider offering a driver's education course each school year. Authorizes districts to charge fees for courses or con...
|NJ||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Financial Literary Pilot|
Establishes pilot program in Department of Education to provide instruction in personal finance to high school seniors.
|TX||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Alternative Driver's Education Courses|
Authorizes a driver education school to teach all or part of the classroom portion of an approved driver education course by an alternative ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||World Language Proficiency Certificates|
Establishes world language proficiency certificates. Permits all Minnesota schools to awards Minnesota World Language Proficiency Certifica...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Implementing Rigorous Course Work Measures Related to Student Performance|
Establishes a process for the commissioner and qualified experts and other stakeholders including parents and teachers to develop a model th...
|OH||Adopted 05/2009||P-12||Family and Consumer Sciences Programs|
Sets criteria for family and consumer sciences programs in grades 7-12. Requires all such programs to be approved by the department of educa...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||Postsec.||American History/American Government|
Authorizes any student to substitute three semester or three quarter hours of American government for three of the semester or quarter hours...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Financial Literacy|
Requires the State Board of Education to develop state curriculum standards for personal financial literacy for all grade levels within the ...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Financial Literacy|
Requires public schools, charter schools and accredited nonpublic schools to provide instruction in personal financial responsibility to stu...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Inclusion of Personal Finance in Curriculum|
H.B. 1400 - Sec. 25, Personal Finance
Beginning July 1, 2010, each school district shall ensure that its curriculum for either
economics or problems of democracy includes the exp...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Founding Documents; Religious Materials|
Directs each school district to adopt a policy, with grade-level-appropriate instructional levels, that assures that all students are encour...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Agricultural Education|
Each agricultural education program in the state that completes the national quality program standard evaluation as adopted by rule and subm...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Social Studies Curriclum|
Provides for inclusion of the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution in the school social studies curriculum; provid...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Improving History Education|
Creates the State Legislative Task Force on the assessment and improvement of state history education in public schools.
|MD||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Standardized Course Numbering in Public Schools|
Authorizes the State Department of Education to develop a standardized course numbering system to facilitate the collection of data on stude...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Physical Fitness Measurement Program|
Requires each local school system to develop and implement an annual physical fitness measurement program; establishes specified program ele...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Media Literacy Requirement|
Requires that media literacy be offered as an elective for public school students in grades six through twelve.
|MD||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||School Wellness Policy|
H.B. 1264; S.B. 879
Authorizes local school systems to develop and implement Wellness Policy Implementation and Monitoring Plans to establish baseline student d...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Driver Safety Course|
Requires that minor applicants for a driver's license show they have successfully completed, with a parent or guardian, an in-person 90-minu...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Education on the Holocaust and Genocide|
Requires the Board of Education to establish objectives for Holocaust education with an emphasis on the causes and ramifications of the Holo...
|VT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Comprehensive Statewide Approach to Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse|
Intended to implement the November 2008 Report of the Senate Committee on Judiciary's 34-Point Comprehensive Plan for Vermont's Sexual Abuse...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Benefits of Marriage|
Adds the value and benefits of marriage for men, women, children, and communities to the list of topics to be covered in family life educati...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Dissemination of Information on Family Life Education|
Requires school divisions to include a detailed statement in the summary already required by law to be issued to parents and guardians to as...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Value and Benefits of Marriage|
Adds the value and benefits of marriage for men, women, children, and communities to the list of topics to be covered in family life educati...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2008||P-12||History of Africa in Curriculum|
Encourages a school district that teaches world history in middle school or high school to focus instruction regarding Africa on at least on...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||Financial literacy|
Requires the State Board of Education and the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission to ensure that information about ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||Native American curriculum|
Encourages the State Board of Education and the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission to ensure that the history-soci...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||History curriculum|
Requires the State Board of Education and the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission to ensure that the history-social...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||Social science curriculum|
Encourages schools to include the role and contribution of Italian Americans in social science instruction. Encourages the State Board of Ed...
|UT||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||Instructional Materials Commission|
Amends rule addressing the operating procedures of the Instructional Materials Commission. Defines "curriculum alignment" as the assurance t...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12|
|State Treasurer Financial Education and Savings Not-For-Profit Corporation|
Authorizes the state treasurer to create the State Treasurer Financial Education and Savings Not-For-Profit Corporation to promote financial...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Homeownership Education|
Adds homeownership, including the basic process of obtaining a mortgage and the concepts of fixed and adjustable rate mortgages, subprime lo...
Amends existing law that requires the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission to recommend minimum standards of course ...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Center for Environmental Education|
Amends the Environmental Education Act. Provides for the establishment of the Center for Environmental Education and the Center for Environm...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Standards-Based PE and Health Curriculum|
Requires that the physical education and health curriculums in schools be based on standards set by the Health Education Framework and the P...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12|
|Financial Literacy and Education Commission|
Creates and provides for the Financial Literacy and Education Commission; provides for membership, powers and duties; relates to education o...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Foreign Language Opportunities|
Requires, by a specified time, that all children attending public schools shall have the opportunity to study the critical languages in addi...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Drivers Education|
Creates a temporary special advisory panel on driver education availability and curriculum enhancement to examine, assess and make recommend...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Standards-Based PE and Health Curricula|
Requires that the physical education and health curricula in schools be based on standards set by the state Health Education Framework and t...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Health Curriculum|
Updates the health education curriculum requirements to include instruction on the effects of alcohol and other drugs, child abuse, human im...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Pre-Engineering Curriculum|
Expands the Department of Education's pre- engineering technology curriculum in public schools program for students in specified grades inte...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12|
Establishes a commission to review the state's statutes on human immunodeficiency virus education, prevention, and control.
|CT||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||High School Foreign Language Credit|
Concerns high school credit for private world language courses; provides that students may earn up to two credits toward high school graduat...
Provides that a school district shall not eliminate or reduce instruction in physical education, the arts, music, career and technical educa...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Financial Literacy|
S.F. 2216 - Financial Literacy Segment
Part of this bill makes financial literacy part of the core curriculum and defines it as: Not limited to financial responsibility and planni...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Core Curriculum|
S.F. 2216 - Core Curriculum
Amends previous language to remove "voluntary model" from the establishment of core curriculum for grades 9-12, beginning with students grad...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Physical Activity|
Beginning with the 2008-2009 school year, the Board must require, as a condition of accreditation, that public elementary schools provide to...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12|
Amends existing law which requires public school districts to include instruction concerning the Declaration of Independence and the United ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Instruction on the Holocaust and Genocide|
Establishes the Ernie Marx Resolution. Directs the department of education to review Holocaust and genocide curricula developed by other sta...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Financial Literacy|
H.B. 1242; S.B. 533
Creates a Task Force to Study How to Improve Financial Literacy in the State; requires the task force to study the current ability of high s...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Local Farms-Healthy Kids Act|
The bill creates the farm-to-school program within the department of agriculture to facilitate increased procurement of Washington grown foo...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Instructional Materials Alignment with Core Curriculum|
S.B. 2 - Section 11
Directs the state board of education to adopt rules that establish:
(1) The qualifications of the independent parties who may evaluate and m...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||High School Health Ed. Curriculum|
Adds education concerning CPR and first aid to the health education curriculum to students in grades six to 12.
|OR||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Farm-to-School and School Garden Program|
Requires the Department of Education to establish Oregon Farm-to-School and School Garden Program and to assist school districts that partic...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Guidelines for Foreign Language Fluency|
Directs the State Board of Education to develop guidelines for Develop guidelines for the use of LEAs to foster foreign language fluency as ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Physical Fitness|
Requires local school boards to incorporate into their local wellness policy as a goal a minimum of an average of 150 minutes of physical fi...
|UT||Adopted 11/2007||P-12||Instructional Materials Commission Operating Procedures|
2007 H.B. 364 prohibits a school district from purchasing certain instructional materials unless the materials have been evaluated by an ind...
Establishes the Financial Literacy Initiative for improving financial literacy by offering instructional materials for teachers and schools ...
|OK||Adopted 10/2007||P-12||Personal Financial Literacy Education|
Amends rules to require public schools to provide personal financial literacy education in grades 7-12. Outlines 14 areas of instruction tha...
|OR||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Health and Physical Education|
Adds health and physical education to list of curriculum defined by state content standards. ...
|OK||Adopted 08/2007||P-12||Physical Education|
Amends rules to require that public elementary schools provide instruction in physical education for full-day kindergarten through grade 5 s...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Task Force on Civics and Financial Education|
Creates a Task Force on Civics and Financial Education to study and make recommendations about how to increase and improve civics and financ...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Physical Education|
Requires the state department to collect data on: (1) The number of minutes of physical education that are provided to K-8 students each sch...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12|
|American Sign Language|
Encourages the public schools, the community college system and the University of North Carolina to offer American Sign Language for credit ...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Instruction in Lawful Abandonment of Newborn Baby|
Requires local boards of education to ensure that students in grades nine through twelve receive annual health instruction including informa...
|WV||Adopted 06/2007||P-12||Foreign Language Standards|
Title 126, Series 44G
Amends rules regarding foreign language content standards and objectives for West Virginia schools. ...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Physical Education|
Prohibits counting recess towards the physical education requirements; directs the state board to encourage school districts to provide phys...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Passport to Financial Literacy Act|
Requires personal financial literacy education to be taught in public schools in the state; lists areas of instruction; directs school distr...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12|
Removes the provision in the junior and senior high school curriculum that permits a course on personal finance to satisfy the instruction r...
|TX||Became law without governor's signature 05/2007||P-12||Parenting and Paternity Awareness Curriculum|
To address an increase in births to unmarried parents in Texas from 1995 to 2002, the office of the Attorney General created the Parenting a...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Physical Education Requirement|
Relates to physical education; provides requirements for student participation in physical education; requires review and revision of the Su...
|TN||Eligible for GOVERNOR'S desk. 05/2007||P-12||Teaching Procedures re: "Safe Haven" Law|
S.B. 293, H.B. 0234
This bill requires that the course of instruction in all public schools in grades 9 through 12 include instruction regarding the procedure f...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Science-based Sex Education|
Concerns the adoption of science-based content standards for instruction regarding human sexuality. The standards are intended to help reduc...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||World Languages Pilot Program Grants|
H.F. 2245 [World Languages]
Creates a pilot program to award five world languages grants to develop and implement sustainable, high-quality model world languages progra...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Career and Technical Education, Enrepreneurship Education|
Increases funding for for the Department of Career & Technical Education by $4.9 million, 29 percent over from the previous biennium. The $4...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Holocaust Education|
Directs each district to include a study of the Holocaust in each high school U.S. history course. http://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2007/...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Financial Literacy Skills and Knowledge|
Provides that, to the extent funds are appropriated or are available for this purpose, the superintendent of public instruction and other me...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Display of Flags in Education and Other Institutions|
Concerns the display of flags. Allows display of flags from countries other than the U.S. or the state of Colorado under particular circumst...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Physical Education in Grades K-6|
H.B. 208/S.B. 156
Provides for physical education in grades kindergarten through six in elementary schools. Adds physical education program units and charter ...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Uniform Curricula Aligned to State Standards|
Directs each school district to align its curricula to meet the state standards for each grade level and subject area so that students who t...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Character and citizenship|
S.B. 274 (Curriculum)
Section 52 repeals code concerning requirements for social studies, civics education, character and citizenship. (Act No. 1573)
|ND||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Concept-Based Fitness Class|
Amends graduation requirement of one-half unit of physical education during each school year to include the following: Once every
|ND||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Geography, Government Education|
Amends several pieces of required instruction; changes from United States history, geography, and government to 1) geography; 2) government;...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||North Dakota Studies|
From the fiscal note: This bill as amended requires that North Dakota Studies be taught in grades 4 and 8. It also requires that North Dakot...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Dating Violence & Abusive Relationship Instruction|
Requires the state Board of Education to incorporate instruction on dating violence and the characteristics of abusive relationships into it...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Personal High School Curriculum for Students|
Makes technical changes to requirements for high school graduation; provides that a parent may request a personal curriculum that modifies s...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Language Arts and Math Instruction Requirements|
Prohibits the State Board of Education from adopting the same basic instructional materials in language arts or mathematics for the same gra...
|WV||Adopted 09/2006||P-12||Program/Curriculum Requirements|
Title 126, Series 42
Amends rules regarding the pre-K & K-12 program or curriculum requirements; reduces the amount of required teaching time for English Languag...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Language Arts Curriclum|
Requires the 2008 Reading/Language Arts/English Language Development Curriculum Frameworks and Criteria adopted by the Board of Education to...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Economics Educ. and Financial Literacy|
Authorizes a school district, in providing instruction in economics, to include instruction related to the understanding of personal finance...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Graduates with Multiple Language Skills|
Establishes the State Seal of Biliteracy to recognize high school graduates who have mastered speaking, reading, and writing skills in one o...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Instruction on Human Rights Issues|
Relates to instruction on human rights issues in grades 7 through 12, inclusive. Requires the social science courses to include particular a...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Oversight of Physical Education and Athletics|
Extends the operation of existing laws that provides the State Department of Education the authority to exercise general supervision over co...
|AL||Adopted 08/2006||P-12||Physical Education|
Establishes rules allowing any Alabama public school system that has adequate certified physical education teachers in Grades K-8 to request...
|DE||Adopted 08/2006||P-12||Statewide Uniform Curriculum|
14 DAC 502
Establishes rules regarding the development of a recommended statewide uniform curricula for all public schools in the state.
The purpose o...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Child Development and Parental Skills|
Provides for the establishment of a curriculum for instruction regarding child development and parental skills and responsibility for the we...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2006||P-12||Curriculum Alignment|
Requires standards-based curricula to meet specific K-12 alignment criteria. Authorizes schools to develop an articulated and aligned K-12 ...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Learner's Permit Requirements|
Relates to a Level 1 Learner's Permit; relates to successful completion of a course in driver education in a public or private high school i...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Agricultural Education Programs|
Provides that a school district offering a secondary agricultural education program approved for state and federal funding must ensure compo...
|SC||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2006||P-12||Financial Literacy Grants|
Provides grants to school districts to provide financial literacy instruction for students; establishes goals and establishes the Financial ...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||American Sign Language|
Relates to high school courses in American sign language; provides that a school district may give credit as a foreign language to a pupil w...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Holocaust Education|
Creates the Holocaust Education and Awareness Commission, to be housed in the department of education and to promote implementation of holoc...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Financial Literacy Curriculum|
S.B. 3741; H.B. 3753
Concerns education and curriculum; requires department of education to create a state board to approve a high school financial literacy curr...
|LA||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Students Teaching and Reaching (STAR) Curriculum Framework|
LAC 28:CXXV.101, 301-317
Establishes Content Standards Curriculum Framework for Students Teaching and Reaching (STAR) to serve as the one teacher preparation course ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Evaluation of Sex Education Programs|
Concerns Education Curriculum; directs the comptroller's office of education accountability to evaluate the effectiveness of family life cur...
|ID||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Curricular Materials|
Extends the curricular materials selection adoption cycle from 5 to 6 years. Adds limited English proficiency as a subject area for curricu...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Providing a Comprehensive Education|
H.B. 7087 (Section 10)
District school boards and superintendents must prescribe and adopt standards and policies to provide each student the opportunity to recei...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Agricultural Education Advisory Commission|
Creates the Agricultural Education Advisory Commission. Requires the head of the agricultural education program of the Department of Educati...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Courses on the Old and New Testament|
Authorizes high schools to offer elective courses in the History and Literature of the Old Testament Era and the History and Literature of t...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12|
|Disability History Week|
Establishes the third week of October as Disability History Week. Directs public schools to provide instruction on disability history, peop...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Civil Rights Education in K-12 Public Schools|
Authorizes the state board to make civil and human rights education a part of the K-12 curriculum. Provides guidelines for grade level class...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Education Reform Act of 2006|
Enacts the Education Reform Act of 2006. Section 18 directs the state board to develop a wellness curriculum for use by each school district...
Social sciences curriculum. This bill would encourage a school district to provide instruction in social sciences that accurately reflects ...
|OK||Adopted 10/2005||P-12||Racial and Ethnic Education|
OAC 210:20-19-2 thru -4
Replaces the term multicultural education with the term racial and ethnic education. Establishes new school board policy for the rule change...
|NY||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Amistad Commission|
Establishes and creates the Amistad Commission to coordinate educational and
other programs on slavery and African-American history. htt...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2005||P-12||Curriculum and Tolerance Instruction|
Existing law requires the State Board of Education to adopt statewide academically rigorous content standards in core curriculum
areas, and ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2005||P-12||Driver's Ed at Private High Schools|
Rewrites Section 51220.6 of the Education Code, relating to driver education. Specifies that a private school is not required to offer drive...
|CA||Consideration of governor's veto pending 09/2005||P-12||Role of Filipinos in World War II|
Allows social studies instruction in grades 7-12 to include instruction the role of Filipinos in World War II and
that war, and encourages ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Advanced Placement and pre-Advanced Placement|
Creates the College and Career Success for All Students Act. Requires a teacher of an Advanced Placement course to obtain appropriate traini...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Study of Acts of Genocide|
Provides that in addition to the unit of instruction studying the events of the Holocaust, the curriculum of every public elementary school ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Cost of Drivers Education|
Adds that the total amount from driver education fees and reimbursement from the state for driver education must not exceed the total cost o...
|AL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||American Sign Language|
Amends Section 16-6B-2 to specify that American Sign Language is a foreign language for purposes of satisfying certain curriculum requiremen...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Amistad Commission|
Creates the Amistad Commission. Contains provisions concerning the membership and duties of the Commission. These duties include:
|NY||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12|
Requires instructions regarding the correct use of an automated external defibrillator be included as a part of the health education curri...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Physical Education|
A physical education course of study must include a developmentally planned and sequential curriculum that fosters the development of moveme...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Health and Physical Activity Mandates|
S.B. 146 (Sections K-
Beginning in the 2006-2007 school year and thereafter, requires all public elementary and secondary schools to:
(1) Encourage and motivate ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Adoption Awareness|
Requires the inclusion of the topic of adoption awareness in middle or high school courses that include material related to family life, inc...
|DE||SIGNED 06/2005||P-12||Uniform, Statewide Curricula|
In order to support state-wide academic standards and to ensure that students in Delaware public school do not suffer in the event they shou...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Accreditation Indicators and Dropout/Graduation Rates|
Standardizes the calculation of graduation rates and dropout rates that are required to be reported by school districts for accreditation. S...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Statewide Physical Education Recognition Program|
Establishes the statewide physical education recognition program to recognize and reward public schools and physical education teachers meet...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Physical Education, School Health Services, and Nutritional Standards|
Adds Chapter 10, entitled Physical Education, School Health Services, and Nutritional Standards. Applies to elementary schools. Sets the amo...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Financial Literacy Pilot Program|
Contingent on funding, requires state board to establish and implement a financial literacy pilot program to provide students in participati...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Personal Financial Literacy|
Amends Sec. 28.0021. Requires instruction in personal financial literacy in one or more courses required for high school graduation. Requir...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Driver's Education|
Creates the Georgia Driver's Education Commission. Authorizes the commission to recommend to the governor and the general assembly changes i...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Joint Agricultural Education Study Committee|
Creates the Joint Agricultural Education Study Committee for the purposes of promoting the importance and study of agriculture in the state....
|TN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Agricultural Education|
S.B. 1563/H.B. 2123
All high school agricultural education programs that were twelve-month programs for the 1992-1993 fiscal year, or any fiscal year thereafter...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Stranger Danger Instruction|
Authorizes districts and charter schools to incorporate into the existing curricula instruction on the dangers of unsupervised interaction w...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Healthy Foods, Physical Education Requirements|
Adds a new article, designated §5-1E-1, §5-1E-2, §5-1E-3, §5-1E-4 and §5-1E-5; and amends and reenacts §18-2-6a and §18-2-7a, all relating t...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Instruction on Skin Cancer Prevention|
Requires all public schools to incorporate instruction on skin cancer prevention into the existing curriculum in the common school grades if...
|WA||To governor 04/2005||P-12||Tribal History|
Encourages that Washington's tribal history be taught in the common schools. Also adds a new section that requires, beginning in 2006, and a...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Family Preservation Education Program|
Encourages each school district board of directors to adopt a family preservation education program curriculum and offer a family preservat...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||"Oklahoma Kids Fitness Challenge Act"|
Requires the state board of education to establish a physical activity program for public school students in the fifth grade, which each sch...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Prescribing Personal Finance Instruction In Second|
Adds new section: §18-2-7c, to read as follows:(a) The Legislature finds and declares that persons with an understanding of personal finance...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Interschool Athletic Programs|
Includes salaries or supplemental pay for staff for organized physical activity courses as provided under Act 660 of 2005 in the definitions...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||History In Service Training|
Amends in-service training requirements for teachers of Arkansas history . http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/sb187.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||International Baccalaureate Diploma Program|
Allows a high school course offered under the international baccalaureate diploma program to be treated the same as an advanced placement co...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Seized Motor Vehicles|
Allows motor vehicles seized by law enforcement agencies to be donated to school districts for driver's education courses. http://www.arkleg...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Public School Curriculum|
Requires the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority to develop a knowledge-based technology curriculum for use in grades 7-12 beginning i...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Mandatory Physical Education Implementation Task Force|
Establishes the mandatory physical education implementation task force. Sets forth task force's membership. Requires the task force to devel...
|SC||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Financial Literacy Instruction Act|
Enacts the Financial Literacy Instruction Act; provides a curriculum for local school boards to teach financial literacy; provides for a fun...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School Curriculum|
Creates new section allowing school districts and charter schools to offer a one-semester course in firearm marksmanship and gun safety, to ...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Food and Beverages|
Requires the state board to develop nutrition guidelines for all foods and beverages made available to public school students during the sch...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Physical Education|
Beginning with the 2006-2007 school year, the state board of Education must require, as a condition of accreditation, that school districts ...
|Creation of the Governor's Council on Financial Literacy|
Executive Order # 92
Creates the governor's council on financial literacy. The council's mission is to measurably improve the financial literacy of Wisconsin ci...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Elementary Schools|
Clarifies that physical education is to include activities such as, but not limited to, cardiovascular, muscle
building, or stretching exerc...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Entrepreneurship Education Program|
Creates the Entrepreneurship Education Program, consisting of grants administered by the state board to public secondary schools to support ...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Role of Colleges and Universities in Achieving State Educational Goals|
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 7)
Requires colleges and universities to:
(a) Utilize institution-wide resources to work with elementary and secondary educators and other ent...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Committee for Mathematics Achievement|
H.B. 93 (Section 2)
Defines terms, including "mathematics coach," "mathematics diagnostic assessment," "mathematics intervention program," "mathematics leader,"...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Fish and Wildlife Conservation Education|
Allows grant funds for fish and wildlife conservation education to be distributed to conservation districts in addition to school districts....
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Health and Nutrition in Schools|
Beginning with the 2006-2007 school year, requires each school to limit access to no more than one day each week to retail fast foods in the...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Sports Activities|
Defines "organized physical activity course." Beginning in the 2005-2006 school year, allows a student in grades 9-12 successfully completin...
|GA||Adopted 01/2005||P-12||Instruction in Citizenship, United States and Georgia History|
Establishes rules regarding instruction in United States and Georgia history and government. http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/_documents/doe/legalse...
|UT||Rule Adoption 12/2004||P-12||Driver Education Programs for State Schools|
Amends rules concerning driver education programs for state schools. Reflects revision date change made to the Driver Education for Utah Hig...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Nonpublic Schools Serving Special Education Students|
A.B. 1858 (multiple provisions)
Requires a master contracts with nonpublic, nonsectarian schools for the provision of special education and related services to include that...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Inclusion of Documents in History-Social Science Framework|
A.B. 2855 (multiple provisions)
Section 2: Repeals the requirement that pupils in American government and civics courses required for high school graduation read and be tau...
|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||Curriculum Excusal on Religious Grounds|
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Provides that if any part of a school's instruction in health conflicts with the religious training and beliefs of a parent or guardian of a...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Historical Documents in Curriculum|
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Requires the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission to ensure that specified historical
documents are incorporated int...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Courses of Study: Financial Planning|
Permits a school district to include instruction on personal finance, including budgeting, savings and credit, in social sciences courses fo...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Environmental Education Materials|
Eliminates the requirement imposed on school district governing boards to include certain environmental education materials as part of the a...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Pupil Attendance: Precinct Board Membership|
Deems, for purposes of computing the average daily attendance generated by a pupil enrolled in a history or social science course required b...
|Advancement Via Individual Determination Program|
Appropriates a specified amount of funds from the General Fund to the State Department of Education for the support of the Advancement Via I...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Private Schools: Driver's Education Instruction|
Provides that the satisfactory completion of a course in automobile driver education offered by a private secondary school satisfies the ins...
|DE||Rule Adoption 09/2004||P-12||Certification of Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher|
14 DAC, 331, 1566, 1.0 - 3.3.12
Amends regulations relating to the requirements for a standard certificate for educational personnel. Changes are made to conform to changes...
|SD||Adopted 09/2004||P-12||Curriculum/Content Requirements|
24:14:04:12.01, 12.02; 15:06:33, 36; 03:06:06.05, 15:01:01; 16:01:01, 05:03; 06:01, 02, 03, 07:01; 16:07:01, 02, 03, 08:01 thru 58 (Non-Seq.), 09:03 thru 05, 10:06 and 07
Eliminates requirement that evidence of completion of all required sections of the Dakota STEP assessment must appear on the student's trans...
|NM||Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||Disciplinary Records|
NMAC 220.127.116.11, .3, .10
Amends issuing agency and statutory references; requires that disciplinary records be included in the records of transferring students; requ...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Elementary and Secondary Education Curriculum|
Requires (a) The board of regents for elementary and secondary education to adopt a statewide curriculum in mathematics and English-language...
|CA||Vetoed 07/2004||P-12||Curriculum: The Role of Filipinos in World War II|
Encourages the instruction of World War II and the role of Filipinos in that war in social science instruction in grades 7 through 12, inclu...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Physical Fitness in Schools|
Relates to the physical activity and nutrition of students. Identifies childhood obesity as a growing problem in Louisiana. Identifies bene...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Statewide Curriculum|
Requires the Board of Regents for elementary and secondary education to select and/or develop a statewide curriculum in mathematics and Engl...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2004||P-12|
|Driver Education Administration|
Places driver education course requirements under the Board of Governors for Higher Education instead of the Board of Regents for Elementary...
|ND||Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Educator's Professional License|
NDAC 67.1-02-02-, -04, -05, -07, -09
Establishes rules regarding initial licenses, distance learning instructor - definition - qualifications - licensure, two-year and five-year...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Hawaiian Language Program|
Establishes a Hawaiian language medium education program. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/sessioncurrent/bills/hb2667_cd1_.htm...
|VT||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Nutrition Policy in Schools|
The purpose of the act is to encourage wellness programs in Vermont public schools and in Vermont communities. Wellness programs will be de...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Native American History|
Provides an additional duty of incorporating instruction of Native American history into appropriate existing curricula; provides that the i...
|CO||Signed by Governor 06/2004||P-12||Financial Education Curriculum|
Encourages each school district and charter school to adopt a financial literacy curriculum and to make successful completion of the program...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Education and Human Sexuality|
Concerns limitations on education regarding manifestations of human sexuality. http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics2004a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont3/6B2...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Alcohol and Drug Usage Awareness Study|
Urges state board of education to study the inclusion of alcohol awareness and drug usage awareness in K-12 curriculums, including dangers o...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Colorado History Day|
Promotes "Colorado History Day" (NHD), a year-long academic enrichment program that engages students in grades six to twelve in the process ...
|VA||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Family Life Education Program|
Relates to the Family Life Education Program in grades K through 12; provides additions to the curriculum include steps to take to avoid sex...
|FL||To governor 05/2004||P-12||Middle Grades Reform Act|
Creates the "Middle School Reform Act;" provides definitions; prescribes program criteria and content; provides a timeline for implementatio...
|IA||Vetoed 05/2004||P-12||Driver Education By A Teaching Parent.|
Creates new section allowing driver's education to be provided by a teaching parent. Teaching parent must provide, among other requirements...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Urges Instruction in Healthy Lifestyle Choices|
Urges schools to provide instruction on healthy lifestyle choices including programs for physical education; urges restrictions on granting ...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Financial Literacy for Youth Month|
Designated April as "Financial Literacy for Youth" month. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/sessioncurrent/bills/hb1898_hd1_.htm...
|2004-7 Financial Education and Literacy|
Creates the office of financial education, responsible for: (1) Coordinating financial education programs across agencies; (2) Developing an...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Art, Music and Physical Education at the Elementary Level|
Requires local boards to incorporate art, music, and physical education as a part of the instructional program at the elementary school leve...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Substantial Amendments to the Standards of Learning|
Amends section 22.1-253.13:1 and 22.1-253.13:2 . Specifies that the Standards of Learning form the core of Virginia's educational program a...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Official Kentucky Military School|
Designates Millersburg Military Institute as the official Kentucky military school. http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/RECORD/04RS/SJ83/bill.doc...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Drivers Education|
Allows high schools with driver education programs to educate students enrolled in the program about organ donation options. http://www.azle...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Student Dissection of Animals Alternatives|
Creates new section requiring school divisions to provide students alternatives to student dissection of animals. http://leg1.state.va.us/cg...
|GA||Adopted 04/2004||P-12||State Funded K-8 Subjects and 9-12 Courses|
Clarifies rules regarding the list of state-funded K-8 school subjects and grades 9-12 courses. http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/_documents/doe/lega...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12|
|American Sign Language|
Concerns the treatment of American Sign Language as a foreign language in education that counts toward graduation requirements. http://www.s...
|UT||Rule Adoption 04/2004||P-12||Elementary and Secondary School Core Curriculum|
Amends rules concerning elementary and secondary school core curriculum. Revises several middle and high school Core Curriculum requirements...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Driver Training|
Amends existing law to remove language setting forth alternative requirements for driver training programs; to provide that the State Board ...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Driver Training|
Amends existing law relating to reimbursement to public school districts for driver training courses to increase the average cost per pupil ...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Public Schools Foreign Language Pilot Project|
Relates to public schools; establishes a pilot project for expansion of foreign language instruction through grade six; imposes requirements...
|WA||Vetoed 03/2004||P-12||Financial Literacy|
Provides for financial literacy; provides for the creation of a set of financial literacy learning guidelines, providing information on inst...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Advanced Placement Courses|
Requires that advanced placement courses be available in the four core areas (English, math, science, social studies) in high school; exempt...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Personal Finance Education|
Requires public school districts to offer a personal finance course to students in grades nine through twelve. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us...
|AR||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Standards for Accreditation of Public Schools|
Establishes rules governing standards of accreditation of Arkansas public schools. http://arkedu.state.ar.us/pdf/ade%20156%20standards.pdf...
|IL||Total veto stands 11/2003||P-12||Driver Education and Practice Driving|
Removes a provision that allows a school district to adopt a policy to permit proficiency examinations for the practice driving part of the ...
|GA||Adopted 10/2003||P-12||State-Funded K-8 Subjects and 9-12 Courses|
Provides list of state-funded K-8 subjects and 9-12 courses. Amended 10/2003 clarifying rules regarding state-funded subjects and courses. A...
|NY||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Student Financial Education Act|
Enacts the "student financial education act" to create within children the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to manage personal fin...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Outdoor Environmental Education Program|
Establishes the Outdoor Environmental Education Program to foster stewardship of the environment and an appreciation of the importance of th...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Advancement Placement Exams Fees|
Relates to existing law that establishes a 5-year pilot grant program to school districts to cover the costs of advanced placement examinati...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Environmental Curriculum|
Establishes the Office of Education on the Environment. Requires the office to develop education principles for the environment for elementa...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Education: Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention|
Establishes the Comprehensive Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Act. Authorizes school districts to provide comprehensive sexu...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Health Education|
Specifies pupils may receive instruction relating to the components of preventative health. The instruction on nutrition may include related...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Arts Education|
Establishes the Arts Work Visual and Performing Arts Education Program to be administered by the department of education for awarding grants...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||Postsec.||Business Ethics & Golden State Business Award|
Requires the Trustees of the California State University and the Board of Governors of California Community Colleges, and requests the Regen...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Physical Education|
Requires the department of education to encourage K- 12 schools to provide quality physical education that develops the knowledge, attitudes...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||History Curriculum|
Authorizes the inclusion of instruction on World War II and the American role in that war. Makes a finding and declaration that the current ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Community Service|
Provides that community service may include participation in a high school or community blood drive or other blood recruitment campaign. Pro...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Required Content of Sex Education Courses|
H.B. 4401 (multiple provisions)
Requires sex education instruction to include information clearly informing pupils that having sex or sexual contact with an individual unde...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Drivers Education|
Public schools and educational facilities may not contract with an entity engaged in giving instruction in the driving of motor vehicles or ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Asian History Requirement|
Amends the School Code. Provides that the teaching of United States History shall include a study of the role and contributions of Asian Ame...
|RI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2003||P-12|
Transfers the administration of the driver education program from the department of elementary and secondary education to the Community Coll...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Instruction on the Vietnam War|
Expresses the encouragement of the Legislature for K-12 instruction to contain instruction on the Vietnam War, including the Secret War in L...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Education: Instruction: World War II|
Relates to public school instruction on World War II and the American role in that war; authorizes the instruction in the area of social sci...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Education|
Allows the Department of Education to adopt a program for grades 3- 12 which provides opportunities for competency in a second language. htt...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Sex Education|
Requires sex education materials and instruction to advise pupils of the provisions of the Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act, responsi...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Half Hour of Daily Physical Activity for Grades K-6|
Starting in the 2004-05 school year and thereafter, requires every public school serving students in grades K-6 to offer students at least 3...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program|
Relates to awards granted under the Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program to schools for providing a college advanced placement course....
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Free Enterprise Curriculum to Include Personal Finance|
Requires the free enterprise curriculum to include instruction in personal finance beginning with the 2004-2005 school year. States that per...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
|American Sign Language|
Requires school boards to advise students taking American Sign Language as a foreign language that post-secondary schools outside of Florida...
|AL||Issued 06/2003||P-12||Civics and American History Education|
Executive Order 2003-08
Designates the American Village Citizenship Trust Statewide Educational Center and Classroom Laboratory in American History, Civics, and Gov...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||High School Students Personal Finance|
Requires high school students to receive instruction in the area of personal finance....
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Enrichment Curriculums|
As a condition of accreditation, a school district is required to provide instruction using the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) ...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Public School Curriculum|
Directs the state board to implement the inclusion of elements relating to personal finance among the essential knowledge and skills in the ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Profile of Learning, High School Graduation Requirements, NCLB-Compliant Testing System, State Standards|
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Effective the 2003-04 school year and later, bars the state education commissioner from implementing the profile of learning portion of the ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Comprehensive Plan to Revise Curriculum|
Develops a comprehensive plan to revise content standards and curriculum frameworks adopted by the state in core academic areas of reading, ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||List of Classes for Parents|
Requires school districts to provide parents of students in grades nine through twelve (9-12) with a list of classes that are required to be...
|DE||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12|
|Drivers Education Training|
Enables state colleges, universities, high schools and those contracted by the Department of Education to conduct driver education classes w...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||School Requirement For Physical Education|
Changes the requirement for physical education under Arkansas Code from students through grade 9 to students through grade 8; requires the d...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Student Banks in High Schools|
Authorizes formation of student banks, called "student financial institutions" in a high school as an education program to serve only those ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Oral Health Instruction into Public School|
Implements oral health instruction into public school curricula. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/SB811.pdf...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Personal Finance Literacy Program|
Requires the state board to assist in the implementation of personal financial literacy instructional programs, to include consumer financia...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||All Courses Offered by School Districts|
Requires that all courses offered by school districts be aligned with the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftpr...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Instructional Material|
Requires multicultural content for a percentage of instructional material approved by the State Board of Education....
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Fine Arts Education Act|
Enacts the Fine Arts Education Act; provides funding for fine arts in public schools through the funding formula; defines the number of prog...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Holocaust Education|
H.B. 2879, S.B. 510
Continues the West Virginia commission on holocaust education until the first day of July, 2009 unless sooner terminated, continued or reest...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Holocaust Education|
Relates to continuation of the West Virginia commission on Holocaust education....
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Duties of Boards|
S.B. 154 (Omnibus Bill)
Section 53A-3-402 requires local boards to implement the core curriculum using instructional materials that best correlate to the core curri...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Curriculum and Graduation Requirements|
S.B. 154 (Omnibus Bill)
Section 53A-13-108 is a new section of law requiring the state board to establish rigorous curriculum and graduation requirements for grades...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Organ Donor Education|
Provides for organ donor education in driver education courses and high school health classes; provides for leave for bone marrow or organ d...
|NJ||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Student Instruction:domestic Violence/Child Abuse|
Provides for instruction for middle school and high school students in the dynamics of domestic violence and child abuse....
|WV||To governor 03/2003||P-12||Commission On Holocaust Education|
S.B. 510, H.B. 2879
Relates to continuing the commission on holocaust education; provides for reimbursement of reasonable expenses by members; authorizes the co...
|KY||Adopted 03/2003||P-12||Advanced Placement|
704 KAR 3:510
Establishes rules regarding the criteria a school shall meet in order to designate a course an advanced placement course, including content ...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Local School Health/Physical Education Advisory Councils|
Allows local boards to create a local school health/physical education advisory council to help the district implement health and physical e...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Integration of Arts and Foreign Languages into Elementary School Curriculum|
Requires the department to create a program to promote the integration of the arts and foreign languages into the elementary school program....
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Core Curriculum: Skills and Competencies|
S.B. 154 (Omnibus Bill)
Section 53A-1-402.6 requires the state board to implement a core curriculum that will enable students to communicate effectively, apply math...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2003||Postsec.||American history course required for college degree|
Amends the requirement for a course in American History or civil government prior to receiving a baccalaureate degree. http://www.arkleg.sta...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Nutrition Education Curriculum|
Requires the Department of Education to incorporate nutrition education curriculum content into the health curriculum framework at its next ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Physical Education|
Imposes new duties on the state department regarding physical education. Requires the department to monitor the number of hours of physical ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Holocaust Curriculum|
Declares the Legislature encourages the incorporation of survivor, rescuer and liberator testimony into the teaching of human rights, genoci...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2002||P-12||Models for Ethnic Studies|
Requires the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission within the Department of Education to identify model programs, sta...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||Postsec.||International Education|
Relates to the Donahoe Higher Education Act. Encourages institutions of higher education to develop programs that support learning about oth...
|MA||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Foreign Language Instruction to Be Required in Elementary Schools|
"[W]ithin five years of the effective date of this act, any foreign language classes required by the department [...] or by a school distric...
|MO||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Study of Economics and Personal Finance Education in State|
Requires the department to conduct a study of economics and personal finance education, to be submitted to the general assembly by January 1...
|OK||Vetoed 06/2002||P-12||Transfers, Social Studies|
On or before September 1, 2002, the state board must adopt rules to ensure that students who transfer into an Oklahoma school district from ...
|NJ||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Amistad Commission|
Establishes the Amistad Commission to coordinate educational and other programs on slavery and African-American history in public and nonpub...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Drivers' Education|
Transfers jurisdiction over high school drivers' education courses to the Department of Public Safety; requires school districts offering dr...
|SC||SENATE override line item veto Nos. 2. 06/2002||P-12|
Requires funding equal to 1994-95 appropriation to be appropriated to the state department annually to offset any reduction suffered by dist...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Improvement Plans|
Relates to the Comprehensive Local School Plan; deletes certain review and submission requirements; modifies the adoption cycle for school i...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||CPR Training|
Requires CPR training in either junior or senior high school, as established by State Board of Education; provides that CPR training would c...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Education Code Re-Write: Articulated Acceleration Mechanisms|
Adds subsection relating to Advanced International Certificate of Education Program (AICE); sets out that public secondary school students a...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: District K-12 Foreign Language Curriculum Required|
Requires every local board to create a plan for a K-12 foreign language curriculum, to be submitted to the commissioner by June 30, 2004. Se...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Drivers Education Underwriters' Fee|
Increases the Drivers Education Underwriters Fee to provide an additional amount to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs for the ...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Curriculum Standards Review, State School Report Card, Pupil Performance Study|
Requires review of curriculum standards in certain core academic areas every five instead of three years. Changes date to requires state boa...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness|
Appropriates a certain amount from the Education Trust Fund to the Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness. http://alisdb.legislature.stat...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Numerous Program Changes|
Adds one nonvoting student member to state board, making total board membership 10, provides for application process and appointment of stud...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Comprehensive Family Life Education|
Defines comprehensive family life education; directs the Commissioner of Education to take action to implement K-12 comprehensive family lif...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Extended Day/Year Program Funding, Field Trip Costs, Provision of Staff Development, School Board Member and Principal Development Requirements|
Allows any local school district to fund extended day and -year programs for kindergarten or compulsory age students through sources other t...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||State Physical Activity Coordinator and K-9 P.E. Recommendations|
Requires department employment of physical activity coordinator for grades K-12, and specifies qualifications and duties of such. Recommend...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Curriculum, Assessments|
Modifies provisions related to the State System of Public Education by requiring the State Board of Education to consult with teachers and p...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Banking-at-School Demonstration Program|
Authorizes local school boards to establish a Banking-at-School Partnership Program, consisting of school banks or school credit unions on t...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Family Life Education|
Adds instruction in the benefits of adoption as the preferred choice in the event of an unwanted pregnancy to the family life education curr...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Topics for Driver Education|
Adds organ and tissue donor awareness to the topics that must be included in instruction for driver education in public school classrooms; a...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||"Distracted" Driving|
Provides that the State Department of Education's standardized driver education instruction for public schools to include distracted driving...
|CA||Signed into law 01/2002||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Course of Study|
Commencing with the 2003–04 school year and each year thereafter, at least one course, or a combination of the two courses in mathematics re...
|NJ||Vetoed 12/2001||P-12||Commission on Italian and Americans of Italian Heritage Culture and Education|
Establishes Commission on Italian and Americans of Italian Heritage Culture and Education; appropriates funds. The duties of the commission...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2001||P-12||Creating a clearinghouse of academic and career-related information|
Requires the State Department of Education to collect specified information from all public high schools on existing academic and career-rel...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2001||P-12||New State Reporting Requirements for Physical Ed.|
Imposes new duties on the State Department of Education regarding physical education, including, among others, that the department would be ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2001||P-12||State History and Geography|
Session Law Number 363., Requires the public schools to provide courses of instruction on North Carolina history and geography to students i...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Instruction for Students in Personal Financial Management|
Authorizes local school systems to offer instruction in personal financial management to students, provided such instruction is integrated i...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Teaching of Native American History|
Public Law No. 403., (LD 291)Requires that Maine Native American history and culture be taught in all elementary and secondary schools; requ...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Student Bill of Rights, Dual Enrollment|
Eliminates the 2-year second language requirement for students who have completed grade 12; requires all students who have met the requireme...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Holocaust Education|
Makes an appropriation to the Governor's Advisory Council on Education Relating to the Holocaust for the continuation of its educational pro...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||CPR Instruction|
Relates to cardiopulmonary resuscitation instruction of public school students....
|NV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Accountability and Various Provisions|
Revises provisions governing the accountability of public schools; revises provisions governing the requirements for a person to take tests ...
|KY||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Study of Advanced Placement Program|
Directs a study of the Advanced Placement Program in Kentucky's high schools; directs the co-chairs of the Interim Joint Committee to Educat...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Personal Finance Curriculum|
Requires public schools to include in the course of instruction a component on personal finance education to help students develop an unders...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||American Sign Language|
Authorizes schools to offer American Sign Language (ASL) as a course of foreign language credit; directs the Board of Education to establish...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Holocaust Education Commission|
Creates the Holocaust Education Commission, a permanent state commission which, as an organized body and on a continuous basis, will survey,...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Art/Music Education|
Requires public elementary schools to provide instruction in the subjects of visual art or music for all students....
|ND||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Financial Institutions As Part of High School Program|
S.B. 2231, 2230
Relates to the authority of school district boards to establish student financial institutions operated as part of a high school educational...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Marching Band Physical Education|
Establishes marching band as a physical education requirement....
|OK||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Amends Advanced Placement Program|
States that on or before October 1 of each year, the state department of education must issue a report on the Advanced Placement Incentive P...
|TX||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Agricultural Projects in Urban Schools|
Directs the department to develop a grant program to large urban school districts for elementary schools for the purpose of establishing agr...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12|
|Mandarin Chinese Course|
Modifies provisions related to the State System of Public Education by requiring the State Board of Education to develop and implement a con...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Sex Education|
Provides that the State Board of Education shall approve instructional materials for use in health, physiology, hygiene, and prevention of c...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Music, Art, Dance, Theater|
Requires music, visual art, dance or theater instruction to take place in elementary schools....
|OR||Unofficially rejected by voters 11/2000||P-12|
MEASURE 9 Prohibits public school instruction (K-12 or Community College level) from encouraging, promoting, or sanctioning homosexual and b...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Including Native History In the State's Standards|
Requires the State Department of Education to request proposals for the development of model curricula, aligned with state content standards...
|NJ||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Arts Education|
Revises the mission of the New Jersey School of Arts to provide assistance to secondary schools in meeting Visual and Performance Arts Stand...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||Art in Schools|
Makes legislative findings and declarations concerning the value of visual and performing arts. Requires the State Board of Education to ado...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||Curriculum Materials Made Available|
Makes available to all elementary schools in the state suitable curriculum materials to aid in the instruction of pupils in the understandin...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||Cesar Chavez Day|
Chapter No.213, Requires the State Board of Education to adopt a model curriculum guide for use by public schools for exercises related to C...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Emotional and Social Competency|
Requires the state department to develop model programs that encourage "emotional and social competency and learning." The new law states t...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature 07/2000||P-12||Genocide, Slave Trade, Irish Famine, Holocaust|
Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop curricular material on genocide and human rights violations and iss...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Additional Drivers Education Training|
Creates the Justin Marksz Teen Safety Driving Act; requires every motor vehicle occupant under the age of 18 to wear a safety belt or child ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Education On America's Veterns|
196., Requires instruction in public schools regarding sacrifices made by veterans....
|AK||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Native Language Education|
Relates to a curriculum for Native language education....
|OK||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Advanced Placement Incentive Program|
Modifies the Oklahoma Advanced Placement Incentive Program. Authorizes test fee assistance for students taking multiple tests in one year. ...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Performance Standards, Curriculum|
States that the Department of Education shall regulate courses of study to be pursued in all grades of public schools and classify them by m...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Driver Education|
Allows driver's education teacher to administer the written, vision, oral, or driving portion of the examination....
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Environmental Education|
Relates to environmental education; changes the make up of Arizona Advisory Council on Environmental Education; expands eligibility for gran...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Economics Education|
Directs the Interim Joint Committee on Education to study the issue of the instruction of the principles of economics and the need for promo...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Ten Commandments and Other Historical documents|
Requests the Kentucky Board Of Education to encourage teachers and school administrators to post and teach from historic displays of origina...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Option for End-of-Course Tests|
Relates to social studies; requires the Board of Education, in prescribing the Standards of Learning assessments, to provide local school bo...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Program on Banking|
Authorizes the state treasurer to conduct a program on banking in the public schools....
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Physical Education Component|
The law is clarified so that Physical Education is no longer mandatory by law. Rather the State Board of Education can set the standard requ...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12|
Relates to geography education; establishes the Kentucky Geographic Education Board and the Kentucky Geography Education Trust Fund; permits...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Arts Education Pilot|
Relates to public schools; creates an arts in elementary schools pilot program to determine if a sequential ongoing arts program in the stat...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Core Curriculum|
Relates to public schools; provides for defining and establishes a core curriculum including identification of basic knowledge skills and co...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Driver Education|
Increases the ceiling on reimbursement to schools for driver education costs from $ 70 to $ 100 per student....
|WA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||World War II Oral History Project|
Establishes a World War II oral history project in public schools....
|WA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Japanese Ancestry|
Develops a grant program to fund public educational activities and development of educational materials to ensure that the events surroundin...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||State History|
Relates to history requirement in middle and high school; amends the requirement for study of documents of Virginia history and the United S...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12|
Amends the Standards of Quality to require that the Board of Education supplement the Standards of Learning for Social Studies to ensure the...