|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Prohibits Segregation|
Stipulates that students should not be separated by socioeconomic, demographic, ethnic or racial differences. States that Minnesota will offer a diverse and nondiscriminatory educational experience.(Article 2, Sec 42)
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Oversight of Desegregation Funds|
Provides oversight of and accountability for state desegregation funding received and expended by the Pulaski County School Districts.
|AR||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Accountability and Efficiency|
Ensures continued accountability and efficiency for school districts involved in desegregation litigation.
|NE||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Learning Communities, Telecommunication Services|
From the fiscal note: LB 1154 pertains to learning communities. Section 8 changes the requirements for transportation of students in a learning community. Free transportation is to be provided to a student contributing to the socioeconomic diversity of enrollm...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Desegregation and Diversity Plans|
Relates to voluntary diversity or court-ordered school desegregation plans under the state's open enrollment law. Deletes provision that "court-ordered desegregation, minority and nonminority pupil ratios shall be maintained according to the desegregation plan...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||School Desegregation|
Amends provisions concerning school desegregation funding and litigation costs; extends the time period within which a school district must be declared unitary or at least partially unitary to be eligible for reimbursement.
|AZ||Vetoed 06/2007||P-12||Choice, Desegregation|
Relates to open enrollment for students in schools ordered to desegregate. ...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Division of a Learning Community into Separate Education Centers|
Pertains to Class V school districts. (Omaha Public Schools is only class V district as of bill passage.) Provides for the division of a learning community into separate education centers and establishes procedures. Replaces the requirement for Class V school ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Multiracial Diversity|
H.F. 2245 [Multiracial Diversity]
Authorizes a school district to apply to the commissioner for a waiver from the requirement to maintain racial balance within a district school if the racial imbalance in that school results from: (1) The enrollment of protected multiracial students and the pr...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Full-Day Kindergarten Planning Grants and Desegregation Grant|
S.B. 2107 - Part B, Section 38
Authorizes the commissioner to award grants to districts that operated half-day kindergarten programs in the 2006-2007 school year, and that will continue to operate such half-day programs in the 2007-2008 school year, to plan for conversion to full-day kinder...
|IA||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||Student Assignments May Not Be Based Solely or Primarily on Race|
IAC 281-17.2(282), 17.6(2), 281-17.14(282), 17.14(1) through 17.14(5)
These amendments are in response to the June 28, 2007, decision of the United States Supreme Court that student assignments may not be based solely or primarily on race. Thus, under the amended rules, eligible school districts will still be able to deny open e...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2005||P-12||School Finance|
Provides restrictions on desegregation funds for districts that, as of June 30, 2005, were under desegregation orders or an administrative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights directed toward remediating alleged or proven r...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School Finance|
Replaces the biennial reporting requirements for desegregation districts with an annual report that lists specific items to be reported on a district-wide and school-by-school basis beginning in FY 2006-07. Districts that become subject to a court order or ad...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Desegregation Lawsuit Resolution Task Force|
Creates the Arkansas Public School Desegregation Lawsuit Resolution Task Force to serve with the members of the Desegregation Litigation Oversight Subcommittee. Requires the task force to (1) Study methods of bringing a final resolution to desegregation litiga...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Desegregation Litigation|
Allows the Desegregation Litigation Oversight Subcommittee to conduct a comprehensive feasibility study to facilitate a final resolution of the various desegregation cases in the state to which the state of Arkansas or its officers are a party. Authorizes the ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Closure of Isolated Schools|
Allows a school district to close an isolated school or part thereof following an annexation or consolidation. Specifies that the state board may approve a motion to close such a school if the closure is in the best interest of the students in the school distr...
|CA||Vetoed--in Senate to unfinished business 10/2004||P-12||Grant Joint Union High School District|
The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for costs mandated by the state and incurred by a local agency or school district to implement a new program or higher level of service. Existing law creates certai...
|MA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12|
|School Building Assistance Program|
Relates to the School Building Assistance Program; provides for grants, investments, trusts and bonds; creates the School Building Authority; provides for children with disabilities; prohibits racial desegregation; provides for public-private partnerships, cha...
|IA||Adopted 06/2004||P-12||Open Enrollment|
281 IAC 17.2 thru .14 (non seq)
Codifies open enrollment policies and procedures from the department's guidelines and decisions. http://www.legis.state.ia.us/Rules/2004/iac/281iac/28117/28117.pdf...
|AL||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Brown v Board of Education Anniversary Commission|
Amended S.J.R. 16 (Act 2003-500, 2003 2nd Sp. Sess) that related to the Alabama Interim Brown versus Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission, members increased, authority expanded, dissolution date extended to January 1, 2005. http://alisdb.legislature....
|AL||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Brown v Board of Education Anniversary Commission|
Creates to the Alabama Interim Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission. http://alisdb.legislature.state.al.us/acas/ACASLogin.asp...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Brown v. Board of Education Advisory Commission|
Establishes the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Advisory Commission. Requires the commission to develop community and educational awareness programs to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of ...
|AL||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 06/2003||P-12||Segregation of Schools By Race|
Proposes an amendment to the Constitution; removes references to segregation of schools by race; repeals section relating to poll taxes. http://alisdb.legislature.state.al.us/acas/ACASLogin.asp?SESSION=1026...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Desegregation and Funding Concerns in Open Enrollment Program|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Specifies that the superintendent of a district subject to voluntary or court-ordered desegregation may not deny a request for transfer under the state's open enrollment policy if the request for transfer is submitted to the district before January 1 of the pr...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Capital Outlay Revenue Limits and District Desegregation Activities|
Sets limits to amount that local board may budget outside of the capital outlay revenue limit. Requires districts pursuing desegregation voluntarily or under mandate to report to the department biennially on desegregation expenditures, activities and documente...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||District Review of Programs to Consider Consequences of Tracking, Ability Grouping or Screening of Students by Test Results|
Requires every district to review district's programs to judge if district's practices of separating students by ability, placing students into educational tracks, or using test results to screen students result in the systematic separation of students by race...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Urban Boundaries and Inclusions|
Requires local government to amend urban growth boundary if analysis finds actual housing types and densities insufficient for next 20 years; requires inclusion of certain school facilities, parks and open spaces....
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Court Ordered Desegregation|
Requires school districts involved in court ordered desegregation to comply with zoning requirements within 90 days after release from the court order....
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12||Funding for Desegregation Initiatives|
Requires a district to submit a budget each year detailing the cost of its desegregation/integration plan before receiving integration revenue. For Minneapolis, St Paul, or Duluth, these requirements apply only to revenue which exceeds the amount received by t...