|TN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||District Flexibility|
Allows districts identified as high-performing to seek state waivers of certain accountability measures, to explore alternative teacher eval...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||School Faculty Senates|
Establishes faculty senates at each public school comprised of all permanent, full-time educators. Requires principal to convene first meeti...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2013||P-12||Public Education Commission as Independent|
From bill analysis: Proposed amending sections of the public education department act, and the charter schools act to establish the public e...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Transferring Low-performing School to Recovery District and Parent Petitions|
Allows for a public school to be transferred to the Recovery School District (RSD) if such transfer is approved by the state board of educat...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Education Commissions Governance Issues and Accreditation|
Abolishes the state student assistance commission (SSAC). Abolishes the commission on proprietary education (COPE). Requires the commissi...
|NH||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Procedures for Adopting Alternative Budget Procedure|
This bill revises the procedures used by school district moderators in adopting the alternative budget procedure in a school administrative ...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Director of Education Service - Vacancy|
Provides that the education service district board or the directors of a pilot education service district may not declare the office of a di...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2011||P-12||State School Aid Act|
Amends Section 25 of the State School Aid Act, which provides for adjustments in foundation allowance funding for pupils enrolled in alterna...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2011||P-12||Educational Service Centers|
H.B. 157 - Educational Service Centers
Provides that if the educational service center in which the territory of a local school district is located is dissolved under section 3311...
|OR||To governor 06/2011||P-12||Governance|
Designates Governor as Superintendent of Public Instruction. Requires Governor to appoint Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction, and s...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Idaho Education Network|
Amends and adds to existing law relating to the Idaho Education Network to revise the duties of the State Superintendent of Public Instructi...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Education Service Districts|
Removes sunset on pilot education service districts; allows existing pilot education service districts to organize as shared governance educ...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Review of Area Education Agency System Model|
Establishes a task force to review the present mission, structure, governance, and funding of the area education agency system to determine ...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Innovation Schools|
S.B. 2247; (NEW BILL)
An Innovation School shall be a public school, operating within a public school district, that is established for the purpose of improving s...
|IL||Signed into law 11/2009||P-12||Streamlining Illinois' Educational Delivery Systems Task Force|
Establishes a Streamlining Illinois' Educational Delivery Systems Task Force. Directs the task force to explore and examine the duties of th...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||State Funds and Educational Service Centers, Joint Educational Programs|
H.B. 1 - Section 3306.21 and 3306.22
Section 3306.21: Provides that nothing shall be construed to limit the authority of a district, charter school or STEM school to contract wi...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Review of State Board of Education Duties|
The Department of Education will review the powers and duties of the State Board of Education and prepare legislation to transfer the powers...
|OK||Vetoed 05/2009||P-12||School District Empowerment Program|
Relates to schools; establishes the School District Empowerment Program; states purpose; exempts certain districts from certain statutory re...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Board Meetings by Video or Teleconference|
Allows videoconferencing and telephone conferences by educational service unit boards as long as certain requirements are met (i.e., no more...
|OK||Adopted 04/2009||Postsec.||Student Advisory Board|
OAC 610:1-3-1, -2, -3, -6
Amends rules regarding the Student Advisory Board to clearly delineate meeting requirements to ensure full representation and active partici...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Youth Advisory Council Member|
H.B. 485; S.B. 463
Alters the term of a youth member of the Youth Advisory Council; increases the term of a youth member who is elected cochair of the Council;...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Ethical Guidelines|
Requires a statement regarding compliance with ethical guidelines and prohibitions for board members, administrators, and employees be inclu...
|FL||Adopted 11/2008||Postsec.||Board of Regents Replaced by Board of Governors|
Amends rule so that Board of Regents is replaced by the Board of Governors. Members are appointed by Governor subject to Senate confirmation...
|LA||Approved by voters 11/2008||P-12|
|Limit to State Education Board and Board of Regents Membership|
To provide for term limits for members of the State Board of Elementaryand Secondary Education, the Board of Regents,
and other state boards...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||Charter school governance|
Requires charter schools to adopt and comply with a conflict-of-interest policy to include specified requirements set forth in existing law....
|MD||Chapter No. 559 05/2008||P-12|
|Youth Advisory Council|
Establishes the Youth Advisory Council; provides for the appointment, selection, membership, terms, and duties of the Council; establishes a...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Youth Advisory Council|
Establishes a Youth Advisory Council to formally advise and make recommendations to elected officials on issues affecting youth in the State...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Powers of Exec. Dir. of State Board|
Allows the state board of education to delegate to the executive director, by resolution, such duties as deemed necessary to efficiently car...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||State Board Supervision|
Requires the Board of Education to supervise the provision of education and training to school aged children who are patients at the childre...
|Reorganizing Certain Education Agencies|
Executive Order /H.B. 4488
Submits from the governor to the legislature a reorganization plan number 1 of 2008. Relates to reorganizing certain education agencies. Cre...
|TX||Adopted 11/2007||Community College||New Baccalaureate Programs at Community College Level|
19 TAC 1.5.B.5.21 -.23
Requires selected community colleges to follow the preliminary authority requirements before proposing new baccalaureate degree programs. TE...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2007||P-12||Governance|
Makes various clarifying and technical changes to the Education Code which assigns various duties to state and local educational agencies an...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12|
|Texas Governor's Schools|
House Bill 1748 amends the Education Code to transfer all powers and duties relating to the Texas governor's schools program from the Texas ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||Postsec.||Certficate of Recognition for Donations|
Requires the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to produce a certificate of recognition to any person who contributes $10,000...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Student Member on State Board of Education|
Expands the membership of the State Board of Education to include one student member.
|MO||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12|
|Committee on Education|
S.B. 389 [Committee on Education]
Modifies the responsibilities of the legislative committee on education. Requires the committee to meet at least twice a year. Charges commi...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||District board member elections|
The date of elections for Educational Service Districts with one or more members whose
terms expire the following January is changed from ea...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12|
|Recodification of Higher Education Code|
S.B. 526 (omnibus) - Recodification of Higher Education Code
Recodifies the law governing higher education. Changes references in provisions that cross reference to the law being recodified. Makes rela...
|TX||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||District Employee Communications with School Board|
Protects this important communication by prohibiting employment policies that restrict the ability of a school district employee to communic...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||Postsec.||Coordinating Board Revisions|
Revises the higher education coordinating board. Effective July 22, 2007, the Executive Director of the HECB is appointed by the Governor fr...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||Postsec.||Investment of Scholarship Endowment Funds|
Management of the investments of funds for all scholarship endowment programs administered by HECB is vested in the State Investment Board. ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Accountability System Review|
Adds a new section. Directs the office of education accountability to periodically study the overall school accountability system and report...
|WV||Adopted 04/2007||P-12||Regional Education Service Agencies|
Title 126, Series 72
Amends rules regarding the establishment and operation of regional education service agencies. Clarifies the role of the State Superintenden...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Creates Seven Education Service Agencies|
Part of this bill requires the secretary of the Department of Education shall establish seven education service agencies to provide services...
|Establishes a Cabinet System, Including Secretary of Education|
Executive Order 2007-07
Creates a Cabinet system. The Secretary of Education is responsible for a number of executive entities, including state board of education, ...
|TX||Adopted 01/2007||Postsec.||Supervision of Educational Research Centers|
19 TAC 1.1.A.1.17
Authorizes the Commissioner to provide direct supervision of the educational research centers created by Texas Education Code.
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12|
|Education Cabinets and Councils|
Relates to reorganization; renames Education, Arts, and Humanities Cabinet as the Education Cabinet; creates new offices in the Education Ca...
|Higher Education Task Force|
Executive Order 2006-01 establishes the Higher Education Task Force to identify concrete ways to lower tuition, ways to reduce program dupli...
|OR||Adopted 01/2006||P-12||Education Service Districts|
Conforms to law changes made by HB 3184. HB 3184 affects the education service delivery of Education Service Districts (ESDs). There are fou...
|WA||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Education Governance|
Revises the powers, duties, and membership of the state board of education and the Washington professional educator standards
board and elim...
|RI||Vetoed 06/2005||Postsec.||Higher Education Governance|
Would have reduced the membership of the board of governors for higher education from 15 to 13, including the chairperson of the board of re...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2005||Postsec.||Review Committee|
Requires the establish a review committee to aid in development or revision of the higher education master plan and funding formulae. The co...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Creates Commission on Educational Excellence.|
Creates the Commission on Educational Excellence; prescribing the membership and duties of the Commission; creating the Trust Fund for Educ...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
|Office of Management and Budget|
H.B. 1001 (Section 38)
Adds a new chapter creating an Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Requires all state boards and agencies to comply with the policies and...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Local Government Flexibility Act|
Creates a pilot program; cites the Local Government Flexibility Act of 2005; relates to the ability of local government and school districts...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2005||Postsec.||HIgher Education Department|
Replaces the Commission on Higher Education with the Higher Education Department -- a cabinet department; creates an Advisory Board; provide...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Education Service Cooperatives|
An act to allow education service cooperatives to purchase or construct buildings as may be required to provide authorized programs and serv...
|MT||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Governance for Certain School Districts|
Clarifies governance for certain school districts.
|GA||Adopted 01/2005||P-12||Regional Educational Service Agencies|
Clarifies rules regarding regional education service agencies. http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/_documents/doe/legalservices/160-5-1-.13.pdf...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||Community College|
|Higher Education Governance: Community Colleges|
Authorizes the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges to employ up to 6 deputy and vice chancellors appointed by the Govern...
|IL||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Education Reform and Accountability Act of 2004|
Under the School Employee Benefit Act, provides the prescription drug benefit program shall be maintained on an ongoing, affordable basis, a...
|FL||Rule Adoption 07/2004||Community College|
|State Board of Community Colleges|
FAC 6A-14.004, .0243, .0247, .0262, .0341, .039, .0412, .063, .073, .0732, .0735, .0751, .0752, .0771, .0772, .078
Repeals rules pertaining to the State Board of Community Colleges. Provides changes in governance and subsequent transfers of powers and dut...
|FL||Rule Adoption 07/2004||Community College|
|State Board of Community Colleges|
FAC 6H-1.017, .030, .041, .042, .044, .045
Repeals rules governing the State Board of Community Colleges. ...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Cooperative School District Taxes|
Relates to the determination of the amount of taxes to be raised to support a cooperative school district; permits an alternative cost appor...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2004||Community College|
|Community Colleges Governance|
Continues the transfer and removal of general administrative powers, authorities, reporting, oversight and responsibilities of the State Boa...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2004||Community College|
|Restructuring of Community Colleges|
Enacts recommendations of governor's task force on the community college system; reduction of the system office's administrative costs by 35...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||State Board for Charter Schools|
Amends the membership of the State Board for Charter Schools to include at least one resident of an Indian reservation, a charter school tea...
|HI||Veto override 05/2004||P-12||Reinventing Education Act of 2004|
Establishes a weighted student formula; provides additional information technology; empowers principals through a Hawaii principals academy ...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12|
|Licensing Correspondence Schools|
Relates to the licensing and regulating of certain schools offering courses of instruction; amends specify schools exemptions from licensing...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Charter Schools|
Relates to public charter schools; revises limits on the number of public charter schools; governs methods of forming a public charter schoo...
|NM||Pocket Veto by GOVERNOR. 03/2004||P-12||Public Education Department|
Provides for transition to the Public Education Department....
|NM||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Public Education Department Act|
Relates to education; creates the "public education department" in the executive branch. The department is a cabinet department. The
|NY||Rule Adoption 02/2004||P-12|
|Standing Committees of the Board of Regents|
Title 8 NYCRR 3.2 and 4-1.5
Conforms the rules of the Board of Regents to a recent reorganization of the committee structure of the Board of Regents, which merged the C...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Department of Education|
Creates the Division of Public School Accountability and the Arkansas Public Schools Accountability Advisory Council; creates the Division o...
|ND||Rule Adoption 12/2003||P-12||Organization/Department of Public Instruction/History|
Establishes rules regarding organization of the department of public instruction. Address history, superintendent, administrative units, div...
|NY||Emergency Rule Adoption 10/2003||P-12||Chief of Staff and Chief Operating Officer|
Title 8 NYCRR 3.8 and 3.9
Provides for the appointment of a chief of staff; specifying the duties of the chief of staff and the chief operating officer; and designate...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||Community College||Community Colleges: Board of Governors|
Revises the membership of the Board of Governors of the California State Community Colleges so it would include 12 members appointed by the ...
|LA||Approved by voters 10/2003||P-12||Authorizes State Board to Operate Failing Schools|
Ballot Measure 4 (SB 225)
To authorize the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to supervise, manage, and operate any public elementary or secondary scho...
|NM||Approved by voters 09/2003||P-12||Proposed Constitutional Amendment|
Constitutional Amendment 1 (S.J.R. 2)
Transfer the state department of Public Education to a cabinet department headed by a secretary of public education who shall serve in the e...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Chicago School Finance Authority|
Amends the School Finance Authority Act of the School Code. Provides that the powers and responsibilities granted to or imposed upon the Chi...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Community District Education Council|
Establishes the community district education council within the New York city community school district system; establishes a community coun...
|HI||Vetoed 07/2003||P-12||Advisory Boards|
Authorizes the Superintendent of Education to create complex areas and advisory boards for each complex area consisting of multiple school c...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||State Board of Education|
Adds 3 advisory members to the state board of education, one of whom is a superintendent; another is principal of the year; and the third is...
|NH||Became law without governor's signature 06/2003||P-12||School Peformance and Accountability Chapter|
H.B. 139 (193-G:1)
Requires state commissioner to make public a list of schools not meeting performance targets. Establishes strategic responses for local edu...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children|
S.P. 193 (LD 553)
Establishes a task force to study the needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adolescents. Establishes membership of task force, appo...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Legislative Youth Advisory Council|
Implements the recommendations of the Legislative Youth Advisory Council. Increases the council membership from 21 to 22, increasing appoint...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Department of Education Restructuring|
Proposes statutory revision to reflect the new administration structure of the Department of Education; replaces district superintendents wi...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Department of Education Positions|
Establishes 15.00 FTE complex area facility manager positions by converting 8 existing business and fiscal officer positions into complex ar...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Recreates the Department of Education|
Includes provisions to provide for the re-creation of the department of education and the statutory entities made a part of the department b...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Membership and Duties of State Advisory Commission on Teacher Education and Certification|
Increases membership on the state advisory commission on teacher education and certification from 11 to 13 members. Decreases from ten to ni...
|OK||to governor 06/2003||P-12||Board of Career and Technology Education|
H.B. 1068, S.B. 628
Modifies governance of the state career and technology system through a reconstitution of the State Board of Career and Technology Education...
|CA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Oakland Unified School District: Emergency Loan|
Appropriates funds to provide the Oakland Unified School District with an emergency loan. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Department of Children, Families, and Learning Name Change to Department of Education|
Renames the Department of Children, Families, and Learning to the Department of Education; makes conforming changes to reflect the departmen...
|OK||to governor 05/2003||P-12|
|Modification of Oversight Commission|
H.B. 1767 - Omnibus Bill
Amends membership of Education Oversight Board; assigns responsibility to oversee implementation of the provisions of Enrolled House Bill No...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||State Board of Education|
Relates to the state board of education; requires one appointee to be a K-12 public school teacher....
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||State-Level Assessment Advisory Committee|
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Language is effective immediately and applies to 2005-06 school year and later. Establishes assessment advisory committee of up to 11 member...
|MT||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||K-12 Public School Renewal Commission|
Establishes a K-12 public school renewal commission to propose amendments and new provisions to components of K-12 education, including gove...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Electronic Dissemination|
Requires the Commissioner of Education to distribute in electronic format to the local boards of education, at the
conclusion of each regula...
|TN||To governor 04/2003||P-12||Board of Standards|
Extends the termination date of the Board of Standards until June 30, 2009. Under the Tennessee Governmental Entity
Review Law, the Board is...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Interim Policies for Consolidated Districts|
Provides for an interim personnel policies committee in the event of consolidation of school districts....
|State Personnel Board|
Removes the repeal on the State Personnel Board; provides that the State Board of Education may increase the salary of the State Superintend...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||State Board of Education Member Elections|
Repeals section 25-1904 of the state statutes, which describes the method by which state board members are to be elected. http://www.kslegis...
|NM||Pocket Veto by GOVERNOR. 04/2003||P-12||Youth Council|
H.B. 199, S.B. 425
Creates a youth council; encourages young people to consider and discuss the problems they face and to develop possible solutions. http://l...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Secretary of Education, State Board|
Replaces the state board with the Secretary of Education and changes state superintendent to Secretary of Education, contingent upon the ado...
|ID||Adopted 03/2003||P-12||Rules Governing Federally Funded Programs|
Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 106
Stating findings of the legislature and rejecting IDAPA 08.02.01.100, rule of the state board of education relating to rules governing admin...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Office of Education Accountability|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds Section 69 to create the "office of education accountability" in the legislative council service. The office is to provide an independ...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Duties of Local Boards|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends 22-5-4 (Section 21). Revises the duties of local boards. Deletes the provisions to delegate administrative and supervisory function...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||State System of Public Education Amendments|
Creates the Public Education Legislative Task Force. The task force, in cooperation with the public education community, business, industr...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||State Board Membership (Section 20A-14-104)|
S.B. 154 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends law to establish a nominating and recruiting commmittee with broad-based membership to recruit potential candidates for membership o...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Repeal of Education Reports and Duties|
This act modifies provisions relating to the state system of public education by eliminating requirements to submit certain reports to the L...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12|
|Internal Audits Required at Postsecondary Institutions and Department of Education|
Establishes full-time program of internal auditing at specific state postsecondary institutions, including various community/junior colleges...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Kentucky Board of Education Member Requirements|
Clarifies the specific qualifications for members of the State Board of Education regarding age, education, business or political ties, rela...
|IL||Signed into law 01/2003||P-12||Regional School Superintendents|
Amends the School Code. Removes a provision relating to the election of a regional superintendent of schools for a consolidated region, fili...
|IA||Adopted 01/2003||P-12||Organization and Operation|
281 IAC 1.1, 1.2, 1.4
Establishes rules giving public secondary students in Iowa a voice, although not a vote, on the State Board of Education. Gives voting Board...
|KS||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Higher Education Coordination Act|
The bill specifies that the State Board of Regents will serve as the representative of the public postsecondary education system before the ...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Auditor General to Audit Educational Service Regions|
Provides that the Auditor General, instead of the State Board of Education, shall annually cause an audit to be made of the financial statem...
|NY||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Governance Reorganization|
Reforms the governance structure of New York City schools. The new law gives the mayor control over city schools, including the power to app...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Membership of Oversight Committee|
Relates to the education oversight committee, so as to add the state superintendent of education or the superintendent's designee as an ex o...
|AZ||Became law without governor's signature 06/2002||P-12||Auditor General|
Eliminates provision in statute that requires school-wide audit team in the office of the auditor general to randomly audit each school dist...
|SC||SENATE override line item veto Nos. 2. 06/2002||P-12|
Requires funding equal to 1994-95 appropriation to be appropriated to the state department annually to offset any reduction suffered by dist...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Baltimore School Board and CEO Requirements, District Bonding, Baltimore Principal Development Program, Environmental Hazards|
Increases maximum of aggregate principal amount of bonds outstanding that Baltimore district may hold from $25 million to $75 million. Requi...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Regional Educational Service Agencies|
Relates to services to member local school systems by regional educational service agencies; provides that a regional educational service ag...
|HI||Vetoed 05/2002||P-12||Education Regions in Hawaii|
Requires the establishment of an educational region commission to establish educational regions within the State on or before January 1, 200...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Filling Vacancies on the State Board|
Repeals the process for filling a vacancy on the state board; specifies that any vacancy occurring on the state board other than a vacancy o...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Education Code Re-Write: Office of Inspector General Established|
According to a legislative summary, "The bill establishes the Office of Inspector General within the State Board of Education to be responsi...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Education Code Re-Write: State Board to Enforce Compliance|
According to a legislative summary, "The bill provides for the state board to be the entity responsible for ensuring that school districts a...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Education Code Re-Write: State Board Oversight Enforcement Authority|
Creates new section giving state board oversight of all public school boards and public postsecondary institution boards, gives state board ...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Commissioner's Waiver Authority Eliminated|
S.B. 20E (waiver authority section)
According to a legislative summary, "The bill eliminates the commissioner's waiver authority over law. However, it authorizes the commission...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Education Code Re-Write: Department Operations|
According to state legislative summary: "Designates the State Board of Education as the head of the department, the Commissioner as the Exec...
|HI||Vetoed 05/2002||P-12||State Board Use of Attorneys|
Allows the state board to employ attorneys without the attorney general's approval. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/sessioncurrent/bills/hb196...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Open Meetings Law|
Repeals an obsolete provision concerning the date by which the State Open Meetings Law Compliance Board shall conduct educational programs f...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Membership and Rules of Education Assessment and Accountability Subcommittee|
Requires the membership of the Education assessment and accountability subcommittee include 4 members from each chamber, including at least ...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Numerous Program Changes|
Adds one nonvoting student member to state board, making total board membership 10, provides for application process and appointment of stud...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement; School Attendance Officers; Task Force for Department Financial Management Practices Review|
Reenacts sections relating to Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement and school attendance officers. Creates a Task Force to Con...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Major Education Bill - One Component|
Brings state's Regional Education Services (RESAs) under the state board's authority allows the state superintendent to appoint their execut...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Major Education Bill - Accountability/Standards Component|
Calls for development and implementation of a system to hold schools accountable for student performance and progress toward obtaining a hig...
|ME||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12|
Creates a study group to study school administrative unit organization; provides that the group shall study the history of formation of dist...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12|
|Independent College Representation on State Postsecondary Council|
Includes a representative of the State's independent colleges and universities as a member on the Council on Postsecondary Education; requir...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2002||P-12|
|Regular Submission of Plans|
Requires the State Council of Higher Education to prepare and submit its plans and recommendations for implementing a coordinating system of...
|TX||Approved by voters 11/2001||P-12|
|Compensation for Certain Board Members|
PROPOSITION 11 (HJR85-2001)Proposes a Constitutional amendment to allow current and retired public school teachers and college professors, a...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||Quality Education Commission|
Establishes Quality Education Commission; directs the Commission to identify quality goals for kindergarten through grade 12; directs the Co...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||Funding Formula for Education Service Districts|
Creates funding equalization formula over a four-year period for education service districts; directs education service districts to expend ...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Education Service Districts|
Defines education service district; provides for the mission requirements for such districts on a regional level; provides for the establish...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12|
Relates to elections; revises the districts from which members of the state legislature are elected; changes the number of members of the st...
|PA||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Independent Schools|
A school district may designate any school of the district as an independent school operating under an agreement with the board that grants ...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Regional Education Cooperatives|
Regional education cooperatives authorized by the state board may own, and have control and management over, buildings and land independent ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Task Force|
Creates the Enhancement of Public Education Task Force with a primary focus on reviewing the purpose, functions, roles, and responsibilities...
|SC||Signed into law 10/2000||P-12|
|Ex-Officio Nonvoting Board Member|
Adds the Chief Executive Officer of the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education as an ex-officio non-voting member of the Firs...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Repealing several section of State Law|
This bill repeals several sections of law that deal with state education policy. This bill is part of a package (HB 2263, HB 1567, SB 1768 ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12|
|Reorganizing Florida's Education System|
Creates the Florida Education Governance Reorganization Act of 2000; Creates a governance system that deals with K-20 education. The new bo...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12|
|Changes to Florida's Education Policy|
This bill repeals several sections of law that deal with state education policy. This bill is part of a package (HB 2263, HB 1567, SB 1738 ...
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12||Task Force on School Governance Report|
A nine-member task force is established to examine existing constitutional and statutory provisions that dictate the governance responsibili...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Education Consortium|
Creates the Western Virginia Public Education Consortium, governed by a board consisting of the region's school superintendents; requires th...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12|
Concerns postsecondary education and certain institutions thereof; relates to powers and duties of the state board of regents and the state ...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12|
|Community College Governance|
Amends powers and duties of the community college commission and of local community college boards; amends composition of the commission; pr...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Governor Appointments|
Relates to the Executive Council for Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families; provides for the Governor to appoint two elected...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12|
|Omnibus Bill - Reporting and Planning Requirements of Agencies|
Removes the current requirements of a state strategic plan and reporting by the Georgia Department of Education. Also removes the current re...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Education Oversight Committee & Office of Education Accountability|
The Governor may appoint study commissions as he deems appropriate to study education questions, issue findings and make recommendations to ...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12|
|Omnibus Bill - Membership in Regional Education Service Districts|
Mandates all school systems, as well as all technical schools and colleges and universities, belong to a Regional Educaiton Service Agency. ...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Regional Education Service Agencies|
Establishes Regional Education Service Agencies....