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From the ECS State Policy Database
Curriculum--Mathematics


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State Status/Date Level Summary
UTSigned into law 04/2014P-12Powers 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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UTSigned into law 04/2014P-12Repealing Mathematics Curriculum and Materials Development Program
S.B. 34 - Repealing Mathematics Curriculum and Materials Development Program
Repeals 53A-1-402.7, Mathematics curriculum and materials development program, July 1, 2014. http://le.utah.gov/~2014/bills/sbillenr/SB0034.pdf...

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IDSigned into law 03/2014P-12Public 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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WISigned into law 12/2013P-12Math 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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NCSigned into law 06/2013P-12Back 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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TXSigned into law 06/2013P-12Advanced 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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MDSigned into law 05/2013P-12High 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 2015-2016 school year, no later than grade 11, all students must be assessed for college readiness in English language...

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IDSigned into law 04/2013P-12Math, 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 salary-based apportionment to 1.67% and allows for the expedenture or distribution of moneys from the educational support program...

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CASigned into law 09/2012P-12Supplemental K-7 Instructional Materials for Math
A.B. 1719 - Supplemental K-7 Instructional Materials for Math
From bill summary: Requires the department, at least 30 days before the state board takes specified action, to develop a list of supplemental instructional materials for use in grades K-7 that are aligned with the California common core academic content standa...

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ILSigned into law 06/2012P-12Mathematics 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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MTAdopted 11/2011P-12Mathematics Content Standards and Performance Descriptors
ARM 10.54.4010-4013; 4020-4023; 4030-4033; 4040-4043; 4101-4112
Adopts college and career ready content standards for mathematics and repeals previous standards and performance descriptors.
http://www.mtrules.org/gateway/Cycle_Home.asp?CID=1327...

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CTSigned into law 07/2011P-12Closing 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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NVSigned into law 05/2011P-12Model 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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OKSigned into law 05/2011P-12Professional Development, Mathematics K-3
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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WASigned into law 04/2011P-12Math 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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VASigned into law 03/2011P-12Standards 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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FLSigned into law 06/2010Postsec.
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 full-time 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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NEAdopted 01/2010P-12Content 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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MTRule Adoption 09/2009P-12MATH 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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TXVetoed 06/2009P-12Loan Repayment for Math and Science Teachers
H.B. 518, Section 3
Beginning in the 2012-13 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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TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12
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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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OKSigned into law 05/2009P-12Pilot 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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GASigned into law 04/2009P-12Financial 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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ARSigned into law 04/2009P-12End of Course Requirements
H.B. 1959
Adds transcript requirements to provide evidence of end-of-course 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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ARSigned into law 04/2009P-12Mobile 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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ILSigned into law 08/2008P-12Assorted 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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OKSigned into law 05/2008P-12State 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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KYSigned into law 04/2008P-12
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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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KSSigned into law 04/2008P-12Kansas 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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WASigned into law 03/2008P-12Online 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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UTSigned into law 03/2008P-12Teacher Salary Supplement Program
S.B. 2 - Sections 19 and 20
Defines "qualifying educational background." Beginning in fiscal year 2008-2009, provides an annual salary supplement of $4,100 for a full-time teacher and a partial salary supplement for a part-time teacher who teaches one or more courses of a secondary schoo...

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ORAdopted 01/2008P-12Instructional Materials Selection Criteria
OAR 581-011-0140
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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NYAdopted 08/2007P-12Summer 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 5-8. Effective November 15,...

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NCSigned into law 07/2007P-12Reaching 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 high-skilled employment,...

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OKSigned into law 06/2007P-12Middle 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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OKSigned into law 06/2007P-12School 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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NVSigned into law 06/2007P-12District 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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TXSigned into law 06/2007P-12Intensive 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 at-risk that exceed th...

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TXSigned into law 05/2007P-12Summer Program for Potential Engineering Students
H.B. 2978
Requires the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to design and administer a one-week 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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COSigned into law 05/2007P-12After-school Science and Math Programs
H.B. 1243
Establishes the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ("STEM") after-school education pilot grant program ("grant program") in the office of economic development. Allows a provider that coordinates STEM after-school education programs to apply for ...

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MNSigned into law 05/2007P-12Teacher 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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TXSigned into law 05/2007P-12Math 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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WASigned into law 04/2007P-12Math 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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WASigned into law 04/2007P-12
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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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NYSigned into law 04/2007P-12Excelsior Scholars and Summer Institutes for Grades 5-8 Math and Science Teachers
S.B. 2107 - Part B, Section 39
Adds section 3641-A 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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NYSigned into law 04/2007P-12Science 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 2007-2008 school year and thereafter, $5 million must be made available for a science and mathematics tuition reimbursement pr...

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IDSigned into law 04/2007P-12Early 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 K-3 literacy assessment and intervention and K-8 teacher preparation and inservice programs already in place in the state. Provides the prog...

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NMSigned into law 03/2007P-12Mathematics & 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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MSSigned into law 03/2007P-12K-3 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 K-3 students. Requires all districts to use selected instrument. Districts m...

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UTAdopted 12/2006P-12
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Public Education Job Enhancement Program Eligibility
R690-100
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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OHSigned into law 12/2006P-12Ohio 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 units from 3 to 4; requires one unit of Algebra II or its equivalent. Existing 3-unit requirement in science calls for ...

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TXAdopted 11/2006P-12High 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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WVAdopted 10/2006P-12Mathematics 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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CASigned into law 09/2006P-12Language 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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NCSigned into law 08/2006P-12Math 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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OKSigned into law 06/2006P-12State 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 outcome-based performance measures for each budget category, defines eligibility for certain students. Sets budgetary limitations and provides for dutie...

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OKSigned into law 06/2006P-12Instruction 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/2005-06bills/HB/...

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OHSigned into law 06/2006P-12
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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 mid-career professionals not currently employed by a school district or licensed to teach at the primary or secondary...

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FLSigned into law 05/2006P-12Florida Secondary School Redesign Act
H.B. 7087 - Section 19
Defines secondary schools as those serving grades 6-12. 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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NYAdopted 05/2006P-12State 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 commencement-level learning standar...

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MDRule Adoption 05/2006P-12High 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 out-of- state middle school and have mastered the core learning goals...

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NYSigned into law 04/2006P-12New York State Math and Science Teaching Incentive Program
S.B. 9558
Provides that undergraduate and graduate students leading to a career as a secondary-level math or science teacher are eligible to apply for incentive program awards, provided they sign a contract agreeing to teach secondary math or science full-time in the st...

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KSSigned into law 04/2006P-12Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science
S.B. 139
Establishes the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science as either:
(1) An accelerated residential, or on-line distance learning program for Kansas high school-age pupils who are academically talented in science and mathematics; or
(2) a rigorous, two-year ...

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UTSigned into law 03/2006P-12
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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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UTSigned into law 03/2006P-12Supplemental 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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OKAdopted 10/2005P-12Middle School Mathematics Laboratories
OAC 210:15-31-1 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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OKSigned into law 05/2005P-12Achieving 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 sixth-grade mathematics ...

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GAAdopted 05/2005P-12Mathematics and Science Partnerships Grants
GAC 160-1-4-.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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OKSigned into law 05/2005P-12Secondary 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/2005-06HB/hb1273_enr.rtf...

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MSRule Adoption 04/2005P-12Roadways into the Development of Elementary Students
941-9001--01500
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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NMSigned into law 04/2005P-12Honors Classes
S.B. 69
Beginning with the 2006-2007 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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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
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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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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
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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 entities to align curriculum content to ensure that students who achieve proficiency on standards established at the prekin...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
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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 multi-faceted ...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Teacher' 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 classroom-based screening, diagnostic, assessment and intervention strategies. States that the fund may ...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Mathematics 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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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
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The Center for Mathematics
H.B. 93 (Section 4)
Creates the Center for Mathematics to make available professional development for teachers in reliable, research-based diagnostic assessment and intervention strategies, coaching and mentoring models, and other programs in mathematics. Specifies the duties of ...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
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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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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Role 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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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Roles of School Councils, Local Boards and Superintendents in Achieving State Education Goals
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraphs 8-10)
(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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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Algebra 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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RISigned into law 07/2004P-12Statewide 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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LASigned into law 06/2004P-12Fees 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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VASigned into law 04/2004P-12Substantial Amendments to the Standards of Learning
H.B. 1014
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 and other educational objectives. Specifies that the state board must, at a minimum, define Standards of Learning for Eng...

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MESigned into law 04/2004P-12STARBASE 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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ARVetoed 01/2004P-12Math 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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MISigned into law 08/2003P-12Comprehensive 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
2003-2004 for implementing the comprehensive master plan for mathematics and science centers developed by the
department and approved by the state ...

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ILSigned into law 06/2003P-12Block 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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UTRule Adoption 06/2003P-12Math, Engineering, Science Achievement
R277-717
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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CASigned into law 06/2002P-12Supplemental 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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COSigned into law 05/2002P-12Potential 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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OKSigned into law 05/2002P-12
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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NHSigned into law 05/2002P-12Pre-Engineering Curriculum
H.B. 1231
Establishes a pre-engineering technology curriculum in the public high schools in the state and creates a pre-engineering technology curriculum advisory council to advise the department of education on the implementation of such curriculum; transfers a capital...

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DESigned into law 05/2002P-12Below the Standard Score and Individual Improvement Plan for Promotion
S.B. 322
Before enactment of this legislation, this subparagraph banned any 3rd-, 5th- or 8th-grader 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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OKSigned into law 05/2002P-12Remediation 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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ALSigned into law 04/2002P-12Board 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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WASigned into law 03/2002P-12Student Improvement Goals Repealed
S.B. 5823
Repeals student improvement goals provisions, includes reading and mathematic goals. http://www.leg.wa.gov/pub/billinfo/2001-02/Senate/5800-5824/5823-s_sl_03272002.txt...

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CASigned into law 01/2002P-12Omnibus 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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COSigned into law 06/2001P-12Creates the Science and Technology Education Center Grant Program
H.B. 1365
Creates the Science and Technology Education Center Grant Program to provide start-up 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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KYSigned into law 05/2001P-12Professional 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 2000-2002 for middle school teachers if all funds are not needed for the first ...

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TXSigned into law 05/2001P-12Strengthens 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 2003-04 sch...

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UTSigned into law 03/2001P-12
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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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CORejected by Voters 11/2000P-12State 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 1999-2000 fiscal year, and for fo...

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CASigned into law 09/2000P-12Algebra 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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CASigned into law 07/2000P-12Providing 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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CTSigned into law 06/2000P-12High 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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OKSigned into law 05/2000P-12Teacher Qualifications
H.B. 2728 (Omnibus Bill)
Teachers employed by a public school or certified after 1999 to teach mathematics in grades 6-8 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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KYSigned into law 04/2000P-12Professional 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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KYSigned into law 03/2000P-12
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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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