|AR||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Arts Education|
Creates a 5-year, 15-school arts curriculum program pilot. Creates grant eligibility and accountability reporting schedule.
|CA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Appropriations and Reappropriations|
S.B. 1016 - Appropriations and Reappropriations
From section 56 of bill summary: Reduces by various amounts appropriations made for supplemental school counseling, special education, partn...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Establishes the Arts Education Commission|
Establishes The Arts Education Commission in the General Assembly to: (1) Review, prioritize, and recommend implementation strategies for th...
|UT||To governor 03/2011||P-12||Beverley Taylor Sorenson Elementary Arts Learning Program|
Effective with the 2011-12 school year, permits a district or charter school to receive a grant through the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Element...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Comprehensive Arts Education Development Plan|
Directs the state board of education to appoint a task force of members from the Department of Public Instruction and the Department of Cult...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12|
|Visual and Peforming Arts Standards|
Amends several provisions of the Preschool to Postsecondary Education Alignment Act to specifically incorporate visual arts and performing a...
|WI||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Incentives for Community Theaters to Serve Arts Programs|
Relates to a property tax exemption for certain nonprofit community theaters that have a specified seating capacity and include facilities u...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Revised K-12 Curriculum Requirements|
H.B. 3 - Section 25
Requires the state board to adopt rules requiring students in grades 6-8 to complete at least one fine arts course.
Each time the Texas Hig...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Oklahoma School for the Visual and Performing Arts|
Creates the Oklahoma School for the Visual and Performing Arts; provides for a board of trustees; provides for appointment of board; defines...
|SC||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||School District Staffing Flexibility|
Allows local school districts and special schools to transfer funds among appropriated revenues in order to ensure the delivery of academic ...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||State Assessment System|
S.B. 1 Section 2(3), 6, 9 and 11
Repeals language referring to the Commonwealth Accountability Testing System (CATS). Directs the state board, using the revised content stan...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Oklahoma Arts Council Grants|
Bill expands eligibility for Oklahoma Arts Council incentive grants to organizations, as well as school districts, for establishment of visu...
Provides that a school district shall not eliminate or reduce instruction in physical education, the arts, music, career and technical educa...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Georgia Arts Alliance|
Creates the Georgia Arts Alliance to receive and distribute funds for the support of the arts, including the Georgia Council for the Arts, a...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Art and Music|
Requires each Local Education Agency to include art and music education in all K-12 public schools (to help each student foster creative thi...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Art Supplies|
Requires that art supplies purchased by any school or school district for use by students in K-6 must be certified non-toxic by the Arts and...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Elementary Arts Learning Program|
S.B. 2 - Section 25
Establishes the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Elementary Arts Learning Program to enhance the social, emotional, academic and arts learning of st...
|NM||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||State Charter School for the Arts|
Relates to public schools; enacts the New Mexico school for the arts act; allows for the creation of a state-chartered charter school as a s...
|TN||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||No Tax on School Art Supplies During Annual Sales Tax Holiday|
Includes school art supplies with a sales price of $100 or less per item as items exempt from sales tax during the annual sales tax holiday....
|LA||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Visual and Performing Arts|
Requires the state board of elementary and secondary education to develop, adopt, and provide for the implementation of a visual arts curric...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Support of VSA arts of Nevada|
Provides for a portion of the money in the Account for License Plates for the Support of the Education of Children in the Arts to be distrib...
|ME||Signed into law 03/2007||Postsec.||Doctoral Degree in Visual Arts|
Authorizes the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts to confer the degree of Doctor of Visual Arts upon students in accordance w...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Ohio Core Graduation Requirements|
S.B. 311-- Sec. 3313.603(A), (B), (C) Part 1, (K) adn (L)
Increases high school graduation requirements for students entering grade 9 during the 2010-2011 school year (Class of 2014). Increases math...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Arts and Foreign Language Education Grant Program|
Creates an arts and foreign language education grant program to fund arts education and foreign language education programs in the public sc...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||NCLB and End-of-Instruction Assessments|
S.B. 1792 - Section 4
Clarifies that testing for grades 3, 4, 6 and 7 is contingent on the availability of federal and state funds. Eliminates grade 3 stand-alon...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Alabama School of Fine Arts|
Authorizes the administration and faculty of the Alabama School of Fine Arts to identify talented and gifted students whose career interests...
|NV||Adopted 02/2006||P-12||Dance as a Major/Minor|
Establishes rules adding dance to the list of single- subject majorsand minors...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Charter School Admissions|
Allows the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school that specializes in one or more performing arts to require an applicant to au...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Dropout Prevention Activity Grant Program|
Creates the dropout prevention activity grant program to fund before- and after-school arts-based and vocational activity programs for stude...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Provisions Affecting Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities|
Amends Chapter 50, Title 59, relating to the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities. Sets standards for the faculty (h...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Arts Awareness License Plates|
Adds a new Section 56-3-5400. Allows the department to issue Arts Awareness special license plates to establish a special fund to be used by...
|WI||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Property Tax Exemption for Arts/Arts Education Centers|
An Act to create 70.11 (43) of the statutes; creates a property tax exemption for arts and arts education centers. http://www.legis.state.wi...
|KS||Became law without governor's signature 04/2005||P-12|
H.B. 2247 (section 6)
Requires every accredited school to teach the subjects and areas of instruction adopted by the state board of education as of January 1, 200...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Define Instructional Materials|
Expands list of "instructional materials" that may be exempt from sales tax when purchased by schools, to include sheet music, electronic so...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Visual Art or Music in the Classroom|
Strikes language requiring districts to increase instruction in grades one through six to one hour each in music and art by June 1, 2005. Co...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Special Interest License Plates|
Increases the amount of the fees imposed for issuance and renewal of specified special interest license plates approved by the DMV in consul...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Fees for Louisiana School of Math, Science, and the Arts|
Increases certain fees imposed by the board of directors of the state school of math, science, and the arts. Increases maximum possible sec...
|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...
|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...
|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 ...
|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...
|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....
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Digital Arts Studio Partnership Demonstration Program|
Enacts the Digital Arts Studio Partnership Demonstration Program Act. Requires the Arts Council to administer the Digital Arts Studio Partne...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Changes in Art Education|
Makes nonsubstantive changes to the existing law that establishes the Local Arts Education Partnership Program, a program that develops a lo...
|MA||Signed into law 12/2001||P-12||Funding for technology training/infrastructure and a music education initiative|
Creates the Capital Needs Investment Trust Fund, which sets aside money for education technology; provides for statewide systems and competi...
|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...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||New Arts Positions|
, Appropriates funds for at least 28 fine arts positions within the Department of Education....
|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....
|NM||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Marching Band Physical Education|
Establishes marching band as a physical education requirement....
|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....
|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...
|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...