|ID||Passed 03/2013||P-12||Education, Cursive Writing|
States the findings of the legislature and requests that the state board commence rulemaking to require that cursive handwriting be taught i...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Suspends Writing Assessments|
H.J.R. 4823 - Sec. 3
Requires the state department of education, for the 2010-2011 school year, to suspend the writing assessments in grades 3, 4, 6 and 7; Provi...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Writing and Social Studies Assessments|
H.B. 1 - Section 265.20.18
From DOE summary of H.B. 1:
Prohibits the administration of the elementary writing and social studies assessments during the 2009-10 and 2...
|UT||Adopted 04/2009||P-12||Exemption from U-PASS Testing Requirements|
Adds a new section regarding student achievement testing exceptions. Provides the state board may exempt a district or charter school from U...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Improving Writing|
S.B. 1 Section 17
Provides that whereas the quality of writing instruction is directly related to how well teachers are prepared in their teacher preparation ...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Transition in Writing Program|
S.B. 1 Section 16
Provides that whereas writing is an essential skill for all public school students to master; and whereas the 2009-10 and 2010-11 school yea...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Online Writing Assessment|
Modifies the State Performance Assessment System for Students by requiring online writing assessments in grades 5 and 8. Encourages a school...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Writing Assessments|
Revises the required grade levels for assessment of writing skills by every public school district. Changes from grades 5 and 9 to "at least...
|IL||Adopted 04/2006||P-12||High School Graduation Requirements|
23 IAC 1.440
Changes reference to "career education" to "career and technical education." Clarifies differences between courses high schools must offer,...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Overhaul of State Testing System|
Mandates that the department and the state board review the current statewide testing program and develop a long term plan that is subject t...
|SC||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 02/2004||P-12||Basic Skills Assessment Program|
(Joint Resolution) Approves regulations of the Board of Education; relates to basic skills assessment program writing text; relates to minim...
|CO||Vetoed 05/2003||P-12||Writing Assessments|
Concerns a suspension of the administration of statewide assessments in writing. http://www.leg.state.co.us/2003a/inetcbill.nsf/fsbillcont/C...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Cursive handwriting standards|
States that the Legislature encourages school districts to comply with the State Board of Education's English Language and Arts Writing Arts...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Writing Assessment|
Relates to comprehensive writing assessment scheduling....
|TN||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Reading and Writing Proficiency|
S.B. 1881/H.B. 1921--Omnibus Bill
Requires the state board of education to establish by rule and policy a reading initiative for kindergarten through grade 8 that includes at...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Testing in Reading, Writing|
Adds statewide testing in reading writing. Requires the department of education to involve local school district personnel, especially certi...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Maine Writing Project|
(LD 2414); Supports and expands the Maine Writing Project to improve student achievement in writing, which is a major feature of the State e...