State 
Status/Date 
Level 
Summary 

SC  Signed into law 06/2014  P12  Cursive & Multiplication Requirements
H.B. 3905
Requires that each school district:
(1) provide instruction in cursive writing to ensure that students can create readable documents through legible cursive handwriting by the end of fifth grade; and
(2) require students to memorize multiplication tables...
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NH  Signed into law 06/2014  P12  Math Requirements
H.B. 533
Establishes a requirement that students complete 4 math courses in high school, or 3 math courses plus one course in which math knowledge and skills are embedded and applied if approved by the local school board. http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/20...
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OK  Signed into law 04/2014  P12  Advanced Placement Computer Science Course
S.B. 1422
Directs the state board of education to approve an advanced placement computer science course to meet course competency requirements for high school graduation if the course is taken in a student's senior year and the student is concurrently enrolled in or has...
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UT  Signed into law 04/2014  P12  Powers and Duties of the State Board of Education
H.B. 342
Before adopting core curriculum standards, directs the state board to publicize draft core curriculum standards on the state board website and Utah Public Notice website, invite public comment on the draft standards for a minimum of 90 days, and conduct three ...
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UT  Signed into law 04/2014  P12  Repealing Mathematics Curriculum and Materials Development Program
S.B. 34  Repealing Mathematics Curriculum and Materials Development Program
Repeals 53A1402.7, Mathematics curriculum and materials development program, July 1, 2014. http://le.utah.gov/~2014/bills/sbillenr/SB0034.pdf...
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ID  Signed into law 03/2014  P12  Public Schools Math Initiative
H.B. 577
From bill analysis: This legislation codifies the public schools Math Initiative as a matter of policy. The Math Initiative has existed continuously since FY 2008, but has only existed pursuant to the annual intent language in the public schools appropriation ...
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WI  Signed into law 12/2013  P12  Math Credits Can Include Computer Sciences; No PE requirements; Science Can be CTE
S.B. 51
Modifies graduation requirements. Allows a board to award up to one mathematics credit for successfully completing in the high school grades a course in computer sciences that the department has determined qualifies as computer sciences according to criteria e...
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NC  Signed into law 06/2013  P12  Back to Basics
H.B. 146
Require the state board of education to ensure instruction in cursive writing and memorization of multiplication tables as a part of the basic education program.
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/Sessions/2013/Bills/House/PDF/H146v3.pdf...
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TX  Signed into law 06/2013  P12  Advanced CTE and Applied STEM Courses in Graduation Requirements
H.B. 2201
Permits students to fulfill the 3rd and 4th math and science credits for the recommended and advanced high school programs by completing an advanced career and technical course (previously, students coupld substitute only a math course taken after taking Algeb...
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MD  Signed into law 05/2013  P12  High School Graduation Requirements
S.B. 740
Directs the state board to establish high school curriculum and graduation requirements for all public schools to include: beginning with the 20152016 school year, no later than grade 11, all students must be assessed for college readiness in English language...
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ID  Signed into law 04/2013  P12  Math, Science, Technology, and Dual Credit Provisions
H.B. 65
Provides funding for dual credit courses for early completers and additional math and science courses. Also adjusts the district's salarybased apportionment to 1.67% and allows for the expedenture or distribution of moneys from the educational support program...
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CA  Signed into law 09/2012  P12  Supplemental K7 Instructional Materials for Math
A.B. 1719  Supplemental K7 Instructional Materials for Math
From bill summary: Requires the department, at least 30 days before the state board takes specified action, to develop a list of supplemental instructional materials for use in grades K7 that are aligned with the California common core academic content standa...
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IL  Signed into law 06/2012  P12  Mathematics Curriculum Models
S.B. 3244
Provides legislative findings. Directs the state board, immediately upon the effective date of this amendatory act, to coordinate the acquisition, adaptation, and development of middle and high school mathematics curriculum models to aid districts and teachers...
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MT  Adopted 11/2011  P12  Mathematics Content Standards and Performance Descriptors
ARM 10.54.40104013; 40204023; 40304033; 40404043; 41014112
Adopts college and career ready content standards for mathematics and repeals previous standards and performance descriptors.
http://www.mtrules.org/gateway/Cycle_Home.asp?CID=1327...
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CT  Signed into law 07/2011  P12  Closing the Achievement Gap/Early Literacy
S.B. 929
Sec. 1  Establishes a task force to address the academic achievement gaps in Connecticut by considering effective approaches to closing the achievement gaps in elementary, middle and high schools. Requires the task force to submit a master plan to the General...
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NV  Signed into law 05/2011  P12  Model Curriculum for English Language Arts and Math
S.B. 14
Requires the state board of education to develop a model curriculum for the subjects of English language arts and mathematics. Provides for the dissemination of the model curriculum to school districts, charter schools and the regional training programs for th...
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OK  Signed into law 05/2011  P12  Professional Development, Mathematics K3
H.B. 1918
Requires the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation to develop and administer mathematics professional development programs for any teacher who became licensed or certified to teach in elementary education or early childhood education prior to July 1, 200...
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WA  Signed into law 04/2011  P12  Math Specialists
H.B. 1600
Encourages elementary teachers who enjoy and excel in mathematics to become specialists and encourages school
districts to assign these specialists to teach elementary and middle school mathematics. Encourages the professional educator
standards board to deve...
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VA  Signed into law 03/2011  P12  Standards of Quality
H.B. 1792/S.B. 1270
Codifies in the Standards of Quality the flexibility to use funds provided in the appropriation act and provided to local school divisions for certain staffing standards related to instructional staff in mathematics, limited English proficiency, reading, techn...
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FL  Signed into law 06/2010  Postsec.
Community College  Tuition and Fee Waivers for Classroom Teachers
HB 723
Permits a state university or community college to waive tuition and fees for a classroom teacher, who is employed fulltime by a school district and who meets the academic requirements established by the community college or state university, for up to 6 cred...
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NE  Adopted 01/2010  P12  Content Standards
Title 92, NAC Chapter 10  Multiple Provisions
Requires no later than October 6, 2010, that school districts adopt new academic content standards in the subject area of mathematics determined by each district to be measurable quality standards that are the same as, equal to, or more rigorous than the state...
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MT  Rule Adoption 09/2009  P12  MATH CONTENT STANDARDS
ARM 10.54.4010 thru .4112 non seq
Amends rules relating to math content standards and performance descriptors for the Board of Public Education. ...
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TX  Vetoed 06/2009  P12  Loan Repayment for Math and Science Teachers
H.B. 518, Section 3
Beginning in the 201213 school year, directs the higher education coordinating board to assist in repaying the eligible student loans of certain undergraduates who agree to teach math or science in districts determined by the state education agency to have te...
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TX  Signed into law 06/2009  P12
Postsec.  STEM Teacher Preparation and Professional Development
S.B. 2262
Transfers 21.462, "Mathematics, Science and Technology Teacher Preparation Academies," to 61.0766. Allows a teacher with at least two years experience to participate in an academy program (prior legislation required eligible teachers to have at least five year...
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OK  Signed into law 05/2009  P12  Pilot Outreach in Science and Math
S.B. 79
Requires that $2,175,966.00 be expended for the purpose of developing and offering pilot outreach programs in science and mathematics (the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics); requires budgeting in certain categories and amounts; requires certain perfo...
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GA  Signed into law 04/2009  P12  Financial Incentives to Math and Science Teachers
H.B. 280
Provides that effective July 2010, and until there is no longer a shortage of math and science teachers, a secondary school teacher licensed in math or science must be moved to the salary step on the state salary schedule that is applicable to six years of cre...
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AR  Signed into law 04/2009  P12  End of Course Requirements
H.B. 1959
Adds transcript requirements to provide evidence of endofcourse assessment credit for Algebra I and/or English II for specified future school years.
http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2009/R/Acts/Act1307.pdf...
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AR  Signed into law 04/2009  P12  Mobile Learning Technology Pilot Program
H.B. 1273
Creates the Mobile Learning Technology Pilot Program to provide for mobile learning in rural school districts; provides that each district participating in the program shall equip school buses with wireless Internet service and purchase a specified number of l...
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IL  Signed into law 08/2008  P12  Assorted Amendments to the School Code
S.B. 2482
Repeals the Professional Development Block Grant. Amends requirements related to annual census for special education, such that census must include students age 3 to 21 (rather than birth to 21) receiving special education services. Eliminates requirement that...
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OK  Signed into law 05/2008  P12  State School of Science and Mathematics
H.B. 2310
Relates to the State School of Science and Mathematics; requires budgeting in certain categories and amounts; requires performance measures; limits the salary of the Director; provides budgetary limitations; provides that students who are enrolled in a consoli...
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KY  Signed into law 04/2008  P12
Postsec.  STEM
S.B. 2
Defines "Advanced science and mathematics" as Advanced Placement (AP) biology, calculus, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, and physics, and International Baccalaureate (IB) biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental systems, mathemat...
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KS  Signed into law 04/2008  P12  Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science
S.B. 404
Provides that the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS) may admit nonresident students. Requires KAMS students to pay those fees regularly charged high school students. Provides that tuition and fees charged to nonresident students may exceed the am...
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WA  Signed into law 03/2008  P12  Online Mathematics Curriculum
H.B. 2598
Requires the office of the superintentdent of public instruction (OSPI) and the state board to work together to issue a request for proposals to adapt the existing mathematics curriculum to align it with the state's math standards and to make the curriculum av...
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UT  Signed into law 03/2008  P12  Teacher Salary Supplement Program
S.B. 2  Sections 19 and 20
Defines "qualifying educational background." Beginning in fiscal year 20082009, provides an annual salary supplement of $4,100 for a fulltime teacher and a partial salary supplement for a parttime teacher who teaches one or more courses of a secondary schoo...
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OR  Adopted 01/2008  P12  Instructional Materials Selection Criteria
OAR 5810110140
Specifies that the State Board of Education adopts by reference the Criteria for the Adoption of Instructional Materials for Mathematics for which publishing companies will submit instructional materials. OREGON 29087...
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NY  Adopted 08/2007  P12  Summer Academies and Teacher Professional Development for Middle Grades Math and Science
Title 8 NYCRR Section 100.14 and 100.15
Establishes criteria for the award of grants for the Excelsior Scholars program for grade 7 math and science students. Establishes criteria for the award of grants for summer institutes for mathematics and science teachers in grades 58. Effective November 15,...
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NC  Signed into law 07/2007  P12  Reaching One's Potential for Excellence (ROPE) Scholars Pilot Program.
S.B. 1030
The purpose of the ROPE Scholars Pilot Program is to strengthen middle grades education in order to provide students with the opportunity to graduate from high school with the core academic skills needed for postsecondary education and highskilled employment,...
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OK  Signed into law 06/2007  P12  Middle School Mathematics Laboratories
S.B. 179
Relates to middle school mathematics laboratories; deletes specific number of schools to be identified by state board for certain program; specifies number of schools selected each year to be determined based on funds available and certain number of computers ...
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OK  Signed into law 06/2007  P12  School of Science and Mathematics
S.B. 194
Relates to the School of Science and Mathematics; requires budgeting in certain categories and amounts; requires certain performance measures; provides for duties and compensation of employees; limits salary of the Director; provides budgetary limitations.
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NV  Signed into law 06/2007  P12  District Budget Reporting, Grant Fund for Licensed Education Personnel
A.B. 1A
Revises provisions governing the inclusion of certain information in the biennial budget request for the state distributive school account for submission to the department of administration based upon the annual budgets submitted by the school districts. Creat...
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TX  Signed into law 06/2007  P12  Intensive Math and Science Intervention Pilot
H.B. 2504
Requires the commissioner to establish an intensive mathematics and algebra intervention pilot program for students not performing at grade level in mathematics in grades 4 through 8 on campuses with populations of students identified as atrisk that exceed th...
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TX  Signed into law 05/2007  P12  Summer Program for Potential Engineering Students
H.B. 2978
Requires the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to design and administer a oneweek summer program to take place on campuses that offer engineering degree programs
and establish and administer a degree scholarship program for students who graduate with ...
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CO  Signed into law 05/2007  P12  Afterschool Science and Math Programs
H.B. 1243
Establishes the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ("STEM") afterschool education pilot grant program ("grant program") in the office of economic development. Allows a provider that coordinates STEM afterschool education programs to apply for ...
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MN  Signed into law 05/2007  P12  Teacher Center Duties
H.F. 2245 [Mathematics and Science Teachers]
Amends duties of teacher centers, requires teacher centers to provide a professional development program to train interested and highly qualified elementary, middle and secondary teachers to assist other teachers in with mathematics and science curriculum, sta...
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TX  Signed into law 05/2007  P12  Math Coaches Pilot, Other Instructional Assistance
H.B. 2237 (Technical Assistance, Professional Development Provisions)
A portion of this large bill establishes grants of up to $2.5 million per year to provide technical assistance and professional development activities for teachers and administrators. In addition, the bill requires the commissioner, from appropriated funds, to...
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WA  Signed into law 04/2007  P12  Math and Science
H.B. 1906
Declares that the activities in this act revise and strengthen the state learning standards that implement the essential academic learning requirements, and improve alignment of school district curriculum to the standards. Directs the state board of education ...
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WA  Signed into law 04/2007  P12
Postsec.  GET Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program
H.B. 1779
Establishes the GET ready for math and science scholarship program. The purpose of the program is to provide scholarships to students who achieve level four on the mathematics or science portions of the tenth grade Washington assessment of student learning or ...
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NY  Signed into law 04/2007  P12  Excelsior Scholars and Summer Institutes for Grades 58 Math and Science Teachers
S.B. 2107  Part B, Section 39
Adds section 3641A to the education code. Directs the commissioner to establish an Excelsior Scholars program for grade 7 math and science students. Directs the commissioner to award competitive grants, within the amounts appropriated for this purpose, to pub...
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NY  Signed into law 04/2007  P12  Science and Mathematics Tuition Reimbursement Program
S.B. 2107  Part B, Section 36
Creates science and mathematics tuition reimbursement program. Provides that of the amount appropriated for grants to schools for the 20072008 school year and thereafter, $5 million must be made available for a science and mathematics tuition reimbursement pr...
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ID  Signed into law 04/2007  P12  Early Math Education Program
S.B. 1237 (Section 8)
Directs the superintendent of public instruction to develop an early math education program, similar in approach to the K3 literacy assessment and intervention and K8 teacher preparation and inservice programs already in place in the state. Provides the prog...
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NM  Signed into law 03/2007  P12  Mathematics & Science Education Act
H.B. 220/S.B. 552
Creates the Mathematics and Science Bureau within the department of education and a 12 member advisory council to advise the bureau. Defines membership and duties of the advisory council. Creates "mathematics and science proficiency fund," to consist of of app...
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MS  Signed into law 03/2007  P12  K3 Literacy and Numeracy Screening
H.B. 1058
Relates to dyslexia screening and remediation pilot programs. Requires state department of education to select a literacy and numeracy screening instrument to be used by districts for K3 students. Requires all districts to use selected instrument. Districts m...
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UT  Adopted 12/2006  P12
Postsec.  Public Education Job Enhancement Program Eligibility
R690100
Provides eligibility and award distribution requirements for the Public Education Job Enhancement Program (PEJEP), which offers funding to cover the tuition costs for a teaching endorsement, master's degree or graduate education to selected public school teach...
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OH  Signed into law 12/2006  P12  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 20102011 school year (Class of 2014). Increases math units from 3 to 4; requires one unit of Algebra II or its equivalent. Existing 3unit requirement in science calls for ...
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TX  Adopted 11/2006  P12  High School Graduation Requirements
TX 19 TAC 74.61 through 74.64
Increases the requirements for the Recommended and Distinguished high school curriculum options effective with the Class of 2011. Increases the total number of units required for both these options from 24 to 26. Increases Carnegie unit requirements in both ma...
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WV  Adopted 10/2006  P12  Mathematics Content Standards & Objectives
Title 126, Series 44B
Amends rules regarding mathematics content standards and objectives for West Virginia schools. http://wvde.state.wv.us/policies/p2520.2_ne.pdf...
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CA  Signed into law 09/2006  P12  Language Arts and Math Instruction Requirements
A.B. 2722
Prohibits the State Board of Education from adopting the same basic instructional materials in language arts or mathematics for the same grade level in successive years. Requires that instructional materials for language arts be submitted to the state board fo...
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NC  Signed into law 08/2006  P12  Math and Science Teachers Pilot Program
S.B. 1741
Creates a pilot program providing for a salary supplement for newly hired teachers of mathematics or science at the middle or high school level. Directs the state board of education to develop the pilot program and select three local school administrative unit...
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OK  Signed into law 06/2006  P12  State School of Science and Mathematics
H.B. 1021B
Appropriates funds to the state school of science and mathematics. Directs the board of trustees to develop outcomebased performance measures for each budget category, defines eligibility for certain students. Sets budgetary limitations and provides for dutie...
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OK  Signed into law 06/2006  P12  Instruction in Reading and Mathematics
H.B. 2712
Requires each public school district to ensure that a majority of the instructional time each day of the school year in kindergarten through third grade is focused on reading and mathematics (Chapter No. 146).
http://webserver1.lsb.state.ok.us/200506bills/HB/...
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OH  Signed into law 06/2006  P12
Postsec.
Community College  Ohio Core Support
H.B. 115
Appropriates funds for support of the Ohio Core Program. Funds will be used to:
(1) Support the participation of teachers licensed in Ohio and midcareer professionals not currently employed by a school district or licensed to teach at the primary or secondary...
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FL  Signed into law 05/2006  P12  Florida Secondary School Redesign Act
H.B. 7087  Section 19
Defines secondary schools as those serving grades 612. Specifies that the following guiding principles must be used in the annual preparation of each secondary school's improvement plan:
(a) Struggling students, especially those in failing schools, need th...
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NY  Adopted 05/2006  P12  State Graduation and Diploma Requirements for Mathematics and Science
Title 8 NYCRR section 100.5
Amends requirements for Regents or local high school and Regents diploma with avanced designation.
Regents or local high school diploma:
Three units of credit of mathematics more advanced than 8th grade level and that meet commencementlevel learning standar...
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MD  Rule Adoption 05/2006  P12  High School Math Assessment Requirements
COMAR 13A.03.02.04, .12
Amends rules regarding exemption of students from taking the Maryland High School Assessment for algebra/data analysis if they completed and passed algebra in a nonpublic middle school or an outof state middle school and have mastered the core learning goals...
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NY  Signed into law 04/2006  P12  New York State Math and Science Teaching Incentive Program
S.B. 9558
Provides that undergraduate and graduate students leading to a career as a secondarylevel math or science teacher are eligible to apply for incentive program awards, provided they sign a contract agreeing to teach secondary math or science fulltime in the st...
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KS  Signed into law 04/2006  P12  Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science
S.B. 139
Establishes the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science as either:
(1) An accelerated residential, or online distance learning program for Kansas high schoolage pupils who are academically talented in science and mathematics; or
(2) a rigorous, twoyear ...
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UT  Signed into law 03/2006  P12
Postsec.  Modifications to Qualifications for New Century Scholarships
H.B. 326
Modifies the requirements to qualify for a New Century scholarship; allows a student to qualify for such scholarship who completes and approved math and science curriculum; requires scholarship requirements to be completed with at least a B average; requires t...
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UT  Signed into law 03/2006  P12  Supplemental Instruction and Math/Science
H.B. 181
This bill provides stipends for supplemental instruction to students who have not passed the Utah Basic Skills Competency Test, funding to implement proposals to improve mathematics achievement test scores in grades four through six, and makes modifications to...
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OK  Adopted 10/2005  P12  Middle School Mathematics Laboratories
OAC 210:15311 thru 2
Adopts rules for curriculum and instruction, in regards to Middle School Mathematics Laboratories for Public Schools with Low Student Achievementin Mathematics Program. Includes identification criteria for the schools thatwill receive the laboratories, require...
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OK  Signed into law 05/2005  P12  Achieving Classroom Excellence Act of 2005
S.B. 982
New law establishing the Achieving Classroom Excellence Act of 2005. One new section establishes the Oklahoma Mathematics Improvement Program. The purpose is to improve student mastery of the Priority Academic Student Skills (PASS) for sixthgrade mathematics ...
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GA  Adopted 05/2005  P12  Mathematics and Science Partnerships Grants
GAC 16014.266, .269
Establishes rules regarding the Mathematics and Science Partnerships Grants to build mathematics and science teachers' content knowledge and skills....
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OK  Signed into law 05/2005  P12  Secondary Mathematics Endorsements Approved for Fifth Grade
H.B. 1273
Beginning July 1, 2005, any teacher with certification or endorsement to teach mathematics at the secondary level may teach mathematics in grade five. http://www2.lsb.state.ok.us/200506HB/hb1273_enr.rtf...
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MS  Rule Adoption 04/2005  P12  Roadways into the Development of Elementary Students
941900101500
Describes the process for prospective elementary schools to become involved in the Roadways into the Development of Elementary Students (RIDES) Program. MISSISSIPPI REG 9715 (SN)...
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NM  Signed into law 04/2005  P12  Honors Classes
S.B. 69
Beginning with the 20062007 school year, each school district shall offer at least one honors or similar academically rigorous class each in mathematics and language arts in each high school.
http://legis.state.nm.us/Sessions/05%20Regular/final/SB0069.pdf...
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KY  Signed into law 03/2005  P12
Postsec.
Community College  Student Achievement Improvement
H.B. 93 (Section 1, multiple provisions)
Sets forth legislative intent related to early diagnosis of and intervention for elementary students struggling in reading and mathematics, state student achievement goals, provision and quality of diagnostic and intervention services to students below profici...
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KY  Signed into law 03/2005  P12
Postsec.  Role of Colleges and Universities in Achieving State Educational Goals
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 7)
Requires colleges and universities to:
(a) Utilize institutionwide resources to work with elementary and secondary educators and other entities to align curriculum content to ensure that students who achieve proficiency on standards established at the prekin...
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KY  Signed into law 03/2005  P12
Postsec.
Community College  Committee for Mathematics Achievement
H.B. 93 (Section 2)
Defines terms, including "mathematics coach," "mathematics diagnostic assessment," "mathematics intervention program," "mathematics leader," "mathematics mentor," and "numeracy." Establishes the Committee for Mathematics Achievement to develop a multifaceted ...
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KY  Signed into law 03/2005  P12  Teacher' Professional Growth Fund
H.B. 93 (Sections 5 and 6)
Specifies that the teachers' professional growth fund is to provide teachers with high quality professional development in content knowledge in reading and classroombased screening, diagnostic, assessment and intervention strategies. States that the fund may ...
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KY  Signed into law 03/2005  P12  Mathematics Achievement Fund
H.B. 93 (Section 3)
Creates the mathematics achievement fund to provide developmentally appropriate diagnostic assessment and intervention services to students, primary through grade 12, to help them reach proficiency in mathematics on the state assessments and in compliance with...
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KY  Signed into law 03/2005  P12
Postsec.  The Center for Mathematics
H.B. 93 (Section 4)
Creates the Center for Mathematics to make available professional development for teachers in reliable, researchbased diagnostic assessment and intervention strategies, coaching and mentoring models, and other programs in mathematics. Specifies the duties of ...
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KY  Signed into law 03/2005  P12
Postsec.  Role of the Council of Postsecondary Education in Achieving State Educational Goals
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 5)
Specifies that, for the state to achieve its student achievement goals, the Council on Postsecondary Education, in cooperation with the Education Professional Standards Board, must exercise its duties and functions under KRS 164.020 to ensure that teacher educ...
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KY  Signed into law 03/2005  P12  Role of Department of Education in Achieving State Educational Goals
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 4)
Mandates that the Kentucky Department of Education provide assistance to schools and teachers, including publicizing professional development opportunities, methods of measuring effective professional development, the availability of high quality instructional...
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KY  Signed into law 03/2005  P12  Roles of School Councils, Local Boards and Superintendents in Achieving State Education Goals
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraphs 810)
(8) School councils at all school levels are encouraged to identify and allocate resources to qualified teachers to become coaches or mentors in mathematics or coaches or mentors in reading with a focus on improving student achievement in their respective scho...
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CA  Signed into law 09/2004  P12  Algebra Coursework for High School Diploma
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Exempts a pupil who, prior to enrollment in grade 9, completes coursework in algebra that meets or exceeds the rigor of the state board content standards for Algebra I, from the high school graduation requirement that at least one course, or a combination of t...
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RI  Signed into law 07/2004  P12  Statewide Curriculum
S.B. 2672
Requires the Board of Regents for elementary and secondary education to select and/or develop a statewide curriculum in mathematics and English/Language arts in grades kindergarten (k) through twelve by August 31, 2006. The curriculum selected and/or developed...
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LA  Signed into law 06/2004  P12  Fees for Louisiana School of Math, Science, and the Arts
H.B. 431
Increases certain fees imposed by the board of directors of the state school of math, science, and the arts. Increases maximum possible security deposit from $100 to $150; increases maximum possible room and board fee for summer session from $300 to $400 per ...
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VA  Signed into law 04/2004  P12  Substantial Amendments to the Standards of Learning
H.B. 1014
Amends section 22.1253.13:1 and 22.1253.13:2 . Specifies that the Standards of Learning form the core of Virginia's educational program and other educational objectives. Specifies that the state board must, at a minimum, define Standards of Learning for Eng...
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ME  Signed into law 04/2004  P12  STARBASE Program
http://janus.state.me.us/legis/LawMakerWeb/externalsiteframe.asp?ID=280011947&LD=1690&Type=1
In 1993, the United States Congress authorized the "Department
of Defense STARBASE Program" and authorized the Department of
Defense to enter into agreements with the states for the purpose
of conducting programs designed to improve the knowledge and
s...
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AR  Vetoed 01/2004  P12  Math Excellence
H.B. 1010
Creates the advisory commission on math excellence to improve math education in Arkansas. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/HB1010.pdf...
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MI  Signed into law 08/2003  P12  Comprehensive Master Plan for Mathematics and Science Centers
H.B. 4401 (multiple provisions)
Sec. 99. (1) From the appropriations in section 11, there is allocated an amount not to exceed $2,500,000.00 for
20032004 for implementing the comprehensive master plan for mathematics and science centers developed by the
department and approved by the state ...
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IL  Signed into law 06/2003  P12  Block Grant Program
S.B. 201
Creates the Mathematics and Science Block Grant Program in order to provide greater flexibility and efficiency in the distribution and use of state funds and ensure that students meet or exceed Illinois Learning Standards for Science. Provides that Mathematics...
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UT  Rule Adoption 06/2003  P12  Math, Engineering, Science Achievement
R277717
Amends rules to increase the participation range for Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) students, change the Application Review Committee, and provide for better coordination among public education, higher education, industry, and community groups. ...
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CA  Signed into law 06/2002  P12  Supplemental Instruction in Fresno Unified School District
A.B. 1285
Allows Fresno Unified School District to apply for a waiver from certain regulations so as to allow the district to use designated funds for pupils at Cooper Middle School performing below basic or far below basic in math and reading on the California Standard...
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CO  Signed into law 05/2002  P12  Potential Testing in Mathematics and Science
H.B. 1306
Provides that if sufficient funding from the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 is obtained, directs the Department of Education to administer, starting at the latest in spring 2006, a statewide assessment in mathematics to public school students grades ...
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OK  Signed into law 05/2002  P12 
H.B. 2625
Allows sixth grade mathematics teachers to obtain middle level endorsement by successfully completing a professional development institute in middle level mathematics. Such teacher shall be eligible to participate in a professional development institute in mi...
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NH  Signed into law 05/2002  P12  PreEngineering Curriculum
H.B. 1231
Establishes a preengineering technology curriculum in the public high schools in the state and creates a preengineering technology curriculum advisory council to advise the department of education on the implementation of such curriculum; transfers a capital...
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DE  Signed into law 05/2002  P12  Below the Standard Score and Individual Improvement Plan for Promotion
S.B. 322
Before enactment of this legislation, this subparagraph banned any 3rd, 5th or 8thgrader scoring Well Below the Standard on the state reading assessment from being promoted to the next grade unless the student participated in a summer school program and att...
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OK  Signed into law 05/2002  P12  Remediation in Mathematics
S.B. 1631
Narrows the requirements for remediation in grades three through eight to the subject areas of reading and mathematics....
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AL  Signed into law 04/2002  P12  Board of Trustees of AL High School of Mathematics and Science
H.B. 289
Relates to the membership of the Board of Trustees of the state High School of Mathematics and Science; provides that the Assistant State Superintendent of Education in charge of curriculum development, the Chairman of the House Standing Committee on Ways and ...
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WA  Signed into law 03/2002  P12  Student Improvement Goals Repealed
S.B. 5823
Repeals student improvement goals provisions, includes reading and mathematic goals. http://www.leg.wa.gov/pub/billinfo/200102/Senate/58005824/5823s_sl_03272002.txt...
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CA  Signed into law 01/2002  P12  Omnibus Bill  Algebra Component
A.B. 804
Intensive Algebra Instruction Academies Program. A school district or charter school that maintains
grade 7 or 8, or both, may operate a program that provides multiple, intensive opportunities for pupils in either of these grades to practice skills in prealge...
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CO  Signed into law 06/2001  P12  Creates the Science and Technology Education Center Grant Program
H.B. 1365
Creates the Science and Technology Education Center Grant Program to provide startup and operating money for science and technology education centers; creates a board to oversee the grants program; instructs the State Board of Education to create rules for th...
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KY  Signed into law 05/2001  P12  Professional Development for Middle School Math Teachers
H.B. 66
Retains priority for funding to improve middle school mathematics teachers' content knowledge; permits the Department of Education to approve funding for other content areas during 20002002 for middle school teachers if all funds are not needed for the first ...
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TX  Signed into law 05/2001  P12  Strengthens Mathematics Instruction
H.B. 1144 Mathematics Aspects
Requires establishment of a master mathematics teacher certificate and a related course of study. Requires state department to establish the master mathematics teacher grant program, providing $5,000 stipends to qualified teachers, starting in the 200304 sch...
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UT  Signed into law 03/2001  P12
Postsec.  Engineering/Computer Science Initiative; Secondary Teacher Preparation
S.B. 61
Establishes a Public Education Job Enhancement Program to attract, train and retain highly qualified secondary teachers in math, physics, chemistry, physical science, learning technology and information technology. States that eligible teachers are those nomin...
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CO  Rejected by Voters 11/2000  P12  State Science and Math Grants
V. 6
REFERENDUM F (SB 4, 2000) Asks whether the State of Colorado shall be permitted to annually retain up to a specified amount of the state revenues in excess of the constitutional limitation on state fiscal year spending for the 19992000 fiscal year, and for fo...
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CA  Signed into law 09/2000  P12  Algebra Required for High School Graduation
S.B. 1354
Specifies that as part of an adopted course of study for grades 7 to 12, algebra must be included as part of the mathematics instruction required for a student to graduate from high school....
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CA  Signed into law 07/2000  P12  Providing More Funding for Algebra
S.B. 1688
Makes each school district eligible for reimbursements for hours of pupil attendance claimed for intensive algebra academics, pursuant to prescribed calculations....
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CT  Signed into law 06/2000  P12  High School Grant Program for Math, Science & Computers
H.B. 5231
Provides that the Department of Education shall establish a competitive grant program for high school projects that involve one or more of the following topics: computers, engineering, physics, mathematics, science or technical construction; allows local and r...
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OK  Signed into law 05/2000  P12  Teacher Qualifications
H.B. 2728 (Omnibus Bill)
Teachers employed by a public school or certified after 1999 to teach mathematics in grades 68 must be certified to teach intermediate or secondary level math. Any teacher hired without such certifcation prior to July 1, 2000 must obtain the proper certifica...
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KY  Signed into law 04/2000  P12  Professional Development Fund
S.B. 77
Creates the Middle School Mathematics Professional Development Fund to provide moneys to teachers of middle school mathematics for tuition reimbursements and stipends for approved university and college courses, approved professional development programs and p...
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KY  Signed into law 03/2000  P12
Postsec.  Early Feedback in Mathematics
H.B. 178
Establishes the Kentucky Early Mathematics Testing Program, located at a public university, to provide information to high school sophomores and juniors regarding their level of mathematics knowledge in relation to college standards in order to encourage stude...
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