|OK||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||School District Empowerment Program.|
Establishes the School District Empowerment Program. Allows districts to apply for an exemption from all statutory requirements and State
|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...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Accountability Waivers|
Permits up to 10% of districts to opt out of most state laws, rules, and regulations in order to improve student achievement. Designs applic...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||School District Solvency Flexibility|
H.B. 462, S.B. 464
From bill analysis: Amends the public school code to extend through school year 2013-2014 and school year 2014-2015 a temporary provision th...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||School and District Grading, School Awards, Funding Flexibility|
Establishes legislative findings. Directs the state superintendent of education to develop a school grading system for schools and districts...
|IL||Adopted 04/2012||P-12||Waivers Approved|
Resolves that all requests for waivers identified in the state board of education's report on Waiver of School Code Mandates, dated March 1,...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Demonstration Programs|
H.B. 706 - Demonstration Programs
Repeals Section 20-2-251, relating to demonstration programs (defined by former statute as a document submitted by the local school system o...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||School System Collaborative Innovation Zone|
Allows flexibility within county school systems; authorizes the State Board of Education to select a county school system to serve as a scho...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Innovation Schools|
H.B. 153 - Innovation Schools
Permits a school to apply to its district board to be designated as an innovation school. Requires an application to include numerous elemen...
|IL||Adopted 07/2011||P-12||Appealing a Decision Regarding a Request for an Exemption|
23 IL ADC 1.110
Establishes procedures under 105 ILCS 5/22-60 for a school district, private school or district resident to appeal to the state superintende...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Sanctions for the Lowest-Performing Schools|
H.B. 153 - Sanctions for the Lowest-Performing Schools
Provides that for any building that is ranked in the lowest 5% of all public school buildings statewide for three consecutive years and is d...
|NJ||Issued 04/2011||P-12||Education Transformation Task Force|
Establishes the New Jersey Education Transformation Task Force. Charges the task force with reviewing all current administrative regulations...
|FL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Repeals Deregulated Public Schools Pilot Program|
HB 7037 - Sec 29 and 30
Repeals 1003.63, which created the deregulated public schools pilot program. Also repeals subsection (7) of section 1008.345, which allowed ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||School Waivers from Regulations|
Authorizes the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to exempt districts from various laws and regulations pertaining to educati...
|IL||Adopted 11/2009||P-12||Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision|
23 IAC 1.20, .30, .100, .240, .420, .465, .480, .510, .737
Partially from "Notice of Adopted Amendments" in Illinois Register (changes from this rulemaking but not listed below are technical in natur...
|GA||Adopted 11/2009||P-12||LEA Contracts for Flexibility and Accountability|
GAC 160 -5-1-.33
Renames rule (previously titled "School District Contracts for Flexibility and Accountability to Improve Student Achievement") to "Investing...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Waivers from Financial Requirements|
H.B. 1 - Section 3306.40
Authorizes local boards to apply to the state superintendent for waivers from financial provisions established in Chapter 3306, including an...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Limitation to Waivers|
H.B. 1 - Section 3302.05 and 3302.07
Existing law allows waivers from certain state mandates to school districts identified as "excellent" or "effective" under the state account...
|OH||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Exemptions from Statutes/Rules|
Authorizes the governing board of any educational service center, or the administrative authority of any chartered nonpublic school to submi...
|OH||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Innovative Education Pilot Programs|
Authorizes the governing board of any educational service center or the administrative authority of any chartered nonpublic school to submit...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Flexibility in Exchange for Increased Accountability|
Relates to elementary and secondary education; provides that a local school system may enter into a contract with the state board of educati...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Waiver/Modification of Physical Education Mandate|
Provides that a state-board approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to ex...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Waivers from Certain Staffing Requirements|
S.F. 277 (Section 5 and 8)
Section 5: Strikes and rewrites section 256.11A. Authorizes the board of directors of a school district to file a request by August 1, 2007 ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School District Waivers|
H.B. 3172; S.B. 3125
Permits local education agencies to seek waivers from department of education of any rule or statute that inhibits the LEA's ability to achi...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Exempting Level 4 or 5 Accredited Districts from Certain Requirements|
Relates to school districts; establishes home rule; exempts Level 4 or 5 accredited districts from certain requirements. Authorizes the Stat...
|GA||Adopted 10/2005||P-12||Waiver Requests|
Clarifies rules so that school systems may apply for waivers of certain education law for the purpose of increasing student achievement.
|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...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School Code Waivers|
Amends the School Code. Allows a joint agreement made up of school districts or a regional superintendent of schools on behalf of schools an...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Public Education|
Allows the Commissioner of Education to authorize up to 16 school systems to operate as alternative education programs which emphasize
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Waivers for High Performing Schools|
Allows for the waiver of certain requirements for schools that exceed educational standards; waivers may be given for accreditation review, ...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Waivers|
Allows any school or school district to apply to the superintendent of public instruction for a waiver
of any rule governing the accreditati...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Waivers|
Authorizes the Kentucky Board of Education, at the request of a local school district superintendent, to waive reporting and paperwork requi...