|GA||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||School Boards|
Clarifies laws governing suspension or removal of local school board members when school districts are threatened with losing their accredit...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Unified School District Governing Boards|
Stipulates that unified school district governing boards are constituted and permitted to conduct meetings for the purpose of necessary unif...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Recount Boards for School Elections|
Provides for school district recount boards for school elections. Requires the school recount board to consist of three members of the board...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||District Hiring|
Regulates the hiring and promotion of relatives of local board of education (local board) members who are employed with the local education ...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Training for New Board Members|
Establishes instructional requirements for new board member. Clarifies that the 12 hours of training include: school finance, Oklahoma educa...
|AK||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Election of an Advisory School Board|
Amends existing law so that the lieutenant governor may provide for the election of an advisory school board established under AS 14.08.115....
|NM||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||School District Campaign Reporting Act|
Amends existing law regarding limitations on school board election campaigns. Reduces the amount of anonymous contributions downs to $100, ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Local Boards; releases from state regulation|
H.B. 2098/S.B. 1189
Requires any school board that has requested a release from certain state regulations to provide a description of how the release from the s...
|CO||To governor 03/2013||P-12||Electronic Participation in Local Board Meetings|
Allows a district board of education or board of cooperative services (BOCES) to adopt a policy authorizing members to participate electroni...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Local School Board Salaries|
Provides that salary increases for local school boards representing a city or town are not operable until members are re-appointed or reelec...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Special Election to Fill School Board Positions for School Districts Under Conservatorship|
Amends Mississippi Code of 1972 so that in the event the statute provides that vacancies in an all-elected membership of the school board wi...
|MS||To governor 03/2013||P-12||Special Election for Districts Under a Conservator to Fill an Empty School Board|
Amends Mississippu Code of 1972 sections 37-17-13, 37-5-19, and 37-7-207 for a special school board election. In the event the statute provi...
|GA||Adopted 02/2013||P-12||Suspending Local School Board Members|
Exec. Order 2/25/13, No. 1
Suspends six members of the Dekalb County School Board. Creates a school board nominating committee. Charges committee with nominating perso...
|NE||Signed into law 02/2013||P-12||Class V District School Boards|
Reduces the number of members of a Class V (Omaha) school board from twelve to nine members pursuant to the election of members in May 2013....
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Members of County Boards of Education|
From bill summary: Provides that any employee of a school district that is within the jurisdiction of the county board of education is ineli...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Removal of College-Preparatory Boarding School Board of Trustees Member|
S.B. 316 - Removal of College-Preparatory Boarding School Board of Trustees Member
Permits the governor, operator, or any other person or entity who appoints a member to the board of trustees of a college-preparatory boardi...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||County Board of Developmental Disabilities Employee Eligibility to Serve on Local School Board|
S.B. 316 - County Board of Developmental Disabilities Employee Eligibility to Serve on Local School Board
Requires that, notwithstanding any provisions to the contrary, an employee of a county board of developmental disabilities also may be a mem...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Post Employment Benefit Trusts|
Adds corporations to the list of entities who may act as trustee for trust agreements between school districts and corporate trustees in ref...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Cooperative School Board Vacancies|
Modifies the procedure for filling a vacancy on a cooperative school board.
|OK||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Training Requirements for School Board Members|
H.B. 2306 - School Board Training Section
Those appointed or elected to school board positions must agree to take 12 hours of instruction related to education within 15 months. If a ...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||School Board Term Limits|
Requires local option elections in certain school districts to determine if school board members should have term limits of three consecutiv...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Board Member Continuing Education Requirements|
Allows entities that provide training to charge an amount sufficient to reimburse the cost of training. Expands prohibition from school boar...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||School Board Governance Improvement Act|
Establishes the School Board Governance Improvement Act of 2012. Provides legislative intent. Requires prospective board members to publicly...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Local Superintendent, School Board and Principal Responsibilities, Authority|
Requires performance contracts for local superintendents in districts that receive a C, D or F grade. The contracts must establish performan...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Election of Local Board Chair|
From bill analysis: Provides flexibility for districts in scheduling elections of a school board chair by amending the existing requirement ...
|MO||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Modifies the Length of School Board Terms|
Provides that any school district in St. Charles County that becomes an urban school district because of the 2010 federal decennial census w...
|MI||Signed into law 11/2011||P-12||School Board Elections|
Revises references to the Election Law to bring into compliance with changes made by H.B. 4005 (more details in bill floor summary http://ww...
|MI||Signed into law 11/2011||P-12||School Board Elections|
Effective January 1, 2012, requires school board elections to be held at the general November election (i.e., in November of even-numbered y...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||School boards; Interactive Technology|
Allows a school board to conduct meetings using interactive technology with an audio and visual link if the board complies with other requir...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Collective Bargaining|
Notwithstanding other provisions, requires that the power and duty to enter into collective bargaining agreements be vested in the
|IN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Selection of School Board Members|
Beginning in 2012, school board members selected by election must be elected at general elections and take office the following January 1. P...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||School Board Member Leave Time|
Grants certain types of leave by a city, parish, or other local public school board; provides relative to the requirement that the board gra...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Authorization for Special Board Meetings to Discuss Changes in Funding|
Authorizes a school district to call a special meeting to address changes in the amount of education funding to be received from the state. ...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Permits Local Boards of Education to Jointly Establish Regional Schools|
Authorizes local boards of education to jointly establish a regional school to serve enrolled students in two or more local school districts...
|LA||Adopted 06/2011||P-12||Substitute Teaching by School Board Members|
Urges and requests all members of city, parish, and other local public school boards to voluntarily substitute teach in a public elementary ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Campaign Finance Reports for School Board Trustees and Candidates|
From fiscal analysis: Requires school districts located either wholly or partly in a city with a population of 500,000 or more, and with a s...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Governance|
Removes the provisions creating the 10-member elected State Board of Education and provides for the election and appointment of members whos...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Temporary Absence, Board Members|
Specifies that temporary absence of a member of a county board of education to serve in the military does not constitute a vacancy in office...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Budget Review/Gift Ban for School Board Members|
H.B. 1255 - Sec. 6, 29
Removes the requirement that the commissioner of education review the budgets for school districts and Florida College System institutions. ...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Requires School Boards to Adopt Mission Statement|
Requires a school board to adopt a mission statement for every school under its jurisdiction. Provides that in developing and adopting a mis...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Instructional Policies|
Requires school boards to establish the structure, accountability, advocacy, and delivery of instruction in each school operated and governe...
|NJ||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Board of Education Criminal Activity|
Disqualifies member of board of education or member of charter school board of trustees for conviction of certain crimes and requires member...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Clarifies Requirements Under the Open Meetings Act|
Establishes a Joint Committee on Transparency and Open Government within the General Assembly to provide continuing legislative oversight re...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Lawsuits by School Corporations|
Prohibits the governing body of a school corporation from using funds received from the state to bring or join in an action against the stat...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||School Board Member Terms|
Provides that members of local boards of education must serve terms of no less than four years. Provides for a phase-in period and for excep...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Implementing Common Core State Standards|
To transition to and implement the Common Core State Standards, the State Board of Education may: (1) Modify curriculum and assessment requi...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||School District Trustee Elections|
Modifies processes for school district trustee elections -- such as withdrawal of candidates, swearing in, board organization, etc.
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Secure Mandatory Testing: Exclusion of Students|
Adds the act of excluding students from testing who are required to be assessed to the conditions under which the Board of Education may (i)...
|MI||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act|
Repeals the "Local Government Fiscal Responsibility Act", and creates the "Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act", ...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Campaign Contributions to School Board Candidates|
Increases the limit on campaign contributions to school board candidates from $100 for individuals and $200 for organizations to $1,000.
|MS||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Purchase of Easements|
Authorizes local school boards to purchase easements for access to 16th section lands. Prohibits the use of eminent domain by any local scho...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Funds to Nonprofit Foundations|
Authorizes local school boards to disburse funds to a nonprofit foundation that exists to enhance the public educational experience and quai...
|MT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||School Board Governance|
WHEREAS, if the boundaries of an elementary school district and a high school district do not coincide,
then high school additional trustees...
|HI||Approved by voters 11/2010||P-12||Appointed Board of Education|
Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to direct the governor to nominate and, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, ap...
|LA||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Local School Board Authority|
Addressed the prohibitions on the involvement of members of local school boards in personnel matters with respect to the hiring, firing and ...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Prohibition on Use of Public Funds|
Prohibits local boards of education from using public funds to endorse or oppose a referendum, election or a particular candidate for electi...
|HI||Vetoed 07/2010||P-12||Appointed Board of Education from Nominations by Advisory Council|
Requires board of education members to be nominated and, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, appointed by the governor from po...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||School Board Business, Conflicts of Interest|
Allows a school treasurer to pay recurring bills upon certification by the clerk or secretary of the school board (instead of requiring an o...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||School Boards May Jointly Purchase Employee Health Insurance|
Allows two or more boards of education to jointly purchase health insurance for their employees. http://www.cga.ct.gov/2010/ACT/Pa/pdf/2010P...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Boards of Education Cooperative Arrangement|
Establishes a grant in fiscal year 2012 to any municipality whose board of education makes a cooperative arrangement with at least one other...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Local Board Members and Local Superintendents|
Requires local board member who moves out of local board jurisdiction to notify the local board secretary within 10 days of such move. Allow...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Local Board Members and Bail Bond Businesses|
Repeals provision that barred a local school board member from engaging in the bail bond business in the jurisdiction of the board to which ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Updating Policies|
Requires that local districts update their policy pamphlets every two years, rather than annually.
Clarifies that state board or commission may meet through telephone or other electronic means; provides that members who attend a meeting th...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Council Per Diems Eliminated|
Eliminates per diem payments for learning community coordinating council members.
|MD||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Local Boards of Education Master Plans|
Requires local boards of education to continue submitting annual updates to their master plans in October 2010 and October 2011 and delays t...
|NE||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Learning Community Coordinating Councils|
Allows expenses for non-voting members of learning community coordinating councils, modifies the levy authority for learning communities, ch...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Determination of District Boundaries for School Board Elections|
Establishes a deadline of January 1, 2011 for cities and school boards to submit to the county clerk a list of properties and boundaries and...
|DE||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||School District Elections|
Amends the notice requirements for school districts conducting elections; provides a deadline for a district to return voter affidavits if g...
|DE||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Training on Due Process|
Requires school board members to receive training concerning special education due process hearings.
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Student Members of Local School Boards|
Requires the governing board of a school district to appoint a pupil member or members within 30 days of receiving a petition from students ...
|UT||Adopted 09/2009||P-12||Local Board Assurances|
Requires each local school board and charter school governing board to provide written assurance assurances that the board has:
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Certain School Treasurers|
Allows, with respect to a school board of an elementary school, high school or unit school district that forms a part of a Class II county s...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||New York City Board of Education|
A.B. 8903 - New York City Board Members and Meetings
Amends membership of the New York City board of education. Increases number of members appointed by the mayor from seven to eight. Eliminate...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||New York City Board|
A.B. 8903 - New York City Board Powers and Duties
Substantially amends powers and duties of New York City board, authorizing the board to:
(1) Approve all regulations proposed by the chance...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Community District Education Councils|
A.B. 8903 - Community District Education Councils
Amends provisions regarding eligibility of individuals serving as parent members of community district education councils in New York City. ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Local Board of Education Code of Ethics|
Requires all cities, counties, local boards of education, unified governments, sanitary districts, and consolidated city-counties to adopt a...
|AZ||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Nepotism|
Restricts election to a governing board of a school district of immediate family of members or prior members of such board. Chapter 90
|NC||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Unlawful for School Board Member to Willfully Discharge Duties|
Makes it unlawful for a school board member to willfully fail to discharge the duties of the office; adds school board members to list of ci...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Teachers on Contract Cannot Serve on School Board|
No member of a school board shall be employed as a teacher by engaged in a contract to teach pursuant to sections 79-817 to 79-821 with the
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Delegation of Authority|
Allows local boards of education to delegate authority regarding assignment of individual students for decision-making on certain matters.
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Amends Nepotism Parameters|
Relates to the school district boards of education nepotism prohibition to limit application of school board member nepotism prohibition whe...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Anti-Nepotism Provisions|
H.B. 251 Section 2
Defines immediate family member. Effective with local board members elected or appointed after July 2009, bars an individual who has an imme...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Nepotism|
H.B. 251- Section Affecting Superintendent Selection
This section of H.B. 251 prohibits any person from being eligible to be appointed, employed, or to serve as superintendent of schools of any...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Eligibility for School Board Service|
Provides that no person who is on the national or state sex offender registry may be eligible for election to or service on a local board of...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Two prongs: Discipline & Location of School Board Meetings|
Allows school board trustees to meet outside district boundaries for purpose of collaboration with other boards, agencies or collaboratives;...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||School Board Training|
Effective March 1, 2010, requires local boards to adopt policies for orientation and ongoing training of board of education members....
|NH||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Student Board Members|
Permits a school board to vote to add one or more high school students as members of the board; allows the school board to determine a proce...
|MT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Conflict of Interest Exemption|
Revises the conflicts of interests laws that prohibits a trustee from being employed in any capacity by the trustee's own school district. A...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Grievance Procedures|
Provides additional direction to school boards in establishing and administering a grievance procedure to resolve disputes arising between t...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||School Boards|
Provides that, in the event a vacancy is declared on the board of trustees of a school district and the board is unable to appoint a trustee...
|OK||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||School Board Member Training Requirements|
Defines the training requirements for new school board members. OKLAHOMA 15355...
|MT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||School Board Elections|
Authorizes school trustee election by acclamation if the number of candidates for vacant school trustee positions is less than the number of...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||County/Local Board Collaboration|
Modifies provisions regarding local governmental entity and school district cooperation in education matters. Allows a representative of cou...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||School Board Meeting Laws|
Requires a school district board of education to make a recording of each regular and special meeting of the board and to make the recording...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||School boards|
Provides that the voters of any school district may amend the number of board members by a majority vote of all voters.
|NJ||Signed into law 10/2008||P-12||School Superintendent Reappointments|
Eliminates one-year notice that a school district is required to give superintendent of schools if the district determines not to reappoint....
|NY||Signed into law 10/2008||P-12||Lawyers and Compensation, Health Insurance and Other Benefits|
Creates new part III (sections 2050 through 2054) of article 41 of the education code. Provides that a lawyer may not simultaneously be an i...
|OK||Adopted 07/2008||P-12||New School Board Member Training|
Amends rules regarding training requirements for new school board members to include: Each new school board member shall complete the follow...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||School Board Member Training|
Concerns training and instruction for public school board members. Makes board member training requirement four hours annually (formerly was...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12|
|Primaries for Board Elections|
Regulates primary elections regarding school district and community college board members. http://www.kslegislature.org/bills/2008/2307.pdf...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Extension of Contracts for School Leaders|
No school board may extend the contract of a director of schools without giving notice of intent to do so at least fifteen (15) calendar day...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Boards Establish Their Own Ethical Standards|
Considers all county, municipal and special school districts in the state to be separate governmental entities. Allows the school boards of ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Board Members Selling School Supplies|
Provides an exception to provision prohibiting a school board member from selling school supplies or equipment to the county board. http://w...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Scheduling of Runoff Elections|
Provides that if an election for school board trustees occurs on a Tuesday, during a general election, any runoff for such election shall oc...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Conflict of Interest Exceptions|
Establishes a conflict of interest exception for certain school contracts for professional and other services.
|MS||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Additional Training of School Board Members in Certain Districts|
Relates to local school board members; increases the annual training requirements for local school board members in districts with failing s...
|NJ||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Public Comment at Boards of Education Meetings|
Amends the Open Public Meetings Act. Requires boards of education to set aside a portion of every board meeting for public comment.
|MI||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||School Board Members as Coaches and Supervisors|
Allows school board members to be appointed to or serve as a volunteer coach or supervisor of a student extracurricular activity if certain ...
|NM||On November 2008 Ballot 12/2007||P-12||Increase Size of Certain School Boards|
Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to increase the size of school boards in school districts with a specified population; provides fo...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2007||P-12||school board member|
Relates to existing law that establishes the amount of compensation for the services of a member of the city board of education or governing...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Mandated Child Abuse Reporters|
Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Adds members of a school board, the Chicago Board of Education, or the governing body o...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Community Organization Use of School Facilities During Non-School Hours|
Encourages school boards to allow community organizations to use school facilities during non-school hours. Provides that if a school board ...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Removal of Local Board Members by State Board|
Repeals the law allowing the state board to remove local school board members.
|NY||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||New York City Community School District|
Amends the Education Law in relation to the effect of certain regulations and by-laws on community council members, community superintendent...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Training for School Committee Members|
Adds labor and labor relations, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, and employee contract analysis to the professional development...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||School Board Elections|
Clarifies that vacancies on the School Boards shall be filled in accordance with the procedures for filling a vacancy; provides that the las...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||School Governing Boards and Administrators Evaluating Teachers|
Revises provisions governing the salaries of the members of the boards of trustees of school districts based on the population of the county...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Roles of and Relationship Between Boards and Superintendents|
Clarifies the precise roles and relationship between boards and superintendents. Provides the major responsibilities of a board in a way tha...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||Postsec.||Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board|
Authorizes a student to serve as a student representative on Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), but without voting power. Th...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Educational Service Units and Early Childhood Education Grants|
Relates to educational service units and school funding, incuding distance education. Changes provisions relating to: election of board memb...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Televised School Boad Meetings|
Authorizes the board of trustees of a school district in a county whose population is 50,000 or more to cause each meeting of the board to b...
|TX||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Terms, School Boards|
From the bill analysis: The bill amends the Education Code to authorize the board of trustees of school districts to change the length of th...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Health Insurance Credits Retired Teachers & School Board Employees|
H.B. 2370, S.B. 1218
Increases the monthly health insurance credit for retired teachers from $2.50 to $4.00 for each full year of the retired member's creditable...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||School Board Member Reimbursements and Deductions|
Increases the maximum amount of annual expenses for which local school board members can be reimbursed for meetings from $2,000 to $3,000 pe...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||School Board Members Compensation Schedule|
Authorizes local school boards to adopt board compensation schedules for the compensation and expenses of their members beginning on July 1,...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||School Board Official Severance Benefits Announcement|
Requires that any severance benefits provided to any departing official appointed by a local school board shall be publically announced by t...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||School Board Employee Housing Assistance|
H.B. 2446, S.B. 1387
In order to ensure its competitiveness as an employer, allows counties with the county executive form of government to provide for the use o...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||School Board Personnel Mileage Reimbursement|
Requires local school boards to reimburse school personnel for mileage costs when they are required to use a personal motor vehicle in the c...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Education Code Amendments|
Amends Education Code in the following ways:
1) Prescribes authorities of county school boards.
2) Expands purposes for which schools may e...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Rural School Boards|
Relates to membership on rural school boards; for districts that have undergone reorganization, the reorganization plan may provide for scho...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Local School Board Public Hearing Requirements|
Requires a school board to hold a public hearing prior to closing a school or changing the boundaries of a school, and establishes notice re...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||School Board Vote Tie-breaker|
Authorizes any popularly elected school board to appoint a qualified voter who is a resident of the county, city, or town to cast the decidi...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Exception to Nepotism Policy|
Allows an immediate family member of a school board member or of a superintendent in a parish with a population of 26,000 or less to be prom...
|FL||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||School Board Elections|
Relates to district school boards; provides for alternate procedure for election of district board chair in any district that does not have ...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Duties of School Boards|
Requires school board members other than of the Chicago Board of Education to take an oath of office. Sets forth the contents of that oath. ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Parishwide School District of the Parish of Cameron|
Recognizes that the parish of Cameron has suffered wide-spread devastation and crippling disruption from the effects of Hurricane Rita prohi...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Board Member District Boundaries|
Relates to school districts; relates to changing board member district boundaries; relates to assessed valuation of school districts.
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||School Board Election Nominating Petitions|
Requires two petitioners for a candidate's nominating petition for election to a board of education. http://www.lrc.ky.gov/RECORD/06RS/HB361...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12|
|Open Meetings Laws|
H.B. 698; S.B. 623
Requires a public body that adjourns an open session to carry out an executive function in a meeting that is not open to the public to inclu...
|MD||Became law without governor's signature 04/2006||P-12||School Board of Education Elections|
S.B. 129; SB 373
Authorizes certain political parties to nominate candidates to the ballot if the parties do not nominate candidates by primary election; cla...
|WV||Vetoed 04/2006||P-12||Procedure for Removal of Elected Officials|
Provides a procedure for removal of elected school board members.
|ID||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Watchers at School District Elections|
Amends existing law relating to school district elections to allow the candidate to authorize a watcher to observe the conduct of the electi...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Additional School Board Powers|
Authorizes school boards to partner with entities, organizations and corporations for the purpose of benefiting the school district and to b...
|LA||Signed into law 02/2006||P-12||Election of School Board Members|
Delays from 2006 to 2007 the election of school board members in certain parishes and reduces from four years to three years the terms of th...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2006||P-12||Tie-Breaker Status|
Authorizes a popularly elected school board with an even number of members, to appoint a tiebreaker in case of a tie vote.
|IL||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||School Board Members and Group Health Insurance|
H.B. 881 -- Board Member Health Insurance
Clarifies that nothing in statute may preclude an elected school board member from participating in a group health insurance program provide...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Training for Board Members|
One section requires every trustee or voting member of a board of education of a school district or a board of cooperative educational servi...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Student Representation|
Allows a board of school directors (except for the Chicago board of education) to appoint a student to the board to serve in an advisory cap...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Student Representatives on School Boards|
Provides that there may be more than one student representative on a school board and for the manner of their selection....
|LA||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Public Comment in Large Districts|
Exempts any school board in a parish containing a municipality with a population of 400,000 or more from the requirement that the school boa...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Public Comment Period|
Requires at least one public comment period per month at a regular meeting of a local board of education, county board of commissioners, or ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Military Board Members|
Current state law does not permit military officers to serve on the school boards of military reservation school districts, which is inconsi...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Potential Conflict of Interest|
Amends the prohibition of district employees or charter school employees from serving as a board member in that district. Allows a district ...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Board Vacancies|
Stipulates that the school board instead of the selectboard is to fill a vacancy on a town or union school board. If a town does not have a ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Insurance, Retirement and Other Benefits for School Board Members|
States that local boards of education are authorized to expend local funds for life, disability, and liability insurance, retirement and pen...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Governing Boards|
Repeals provision granting a school district and its employees immunity from civil liability for the consequences of the good faith adoption...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Odd Number of Members on Local Boards|
S.B. 1044 (sections 11-13)
Bars all local boards from having an even number of members, regardless of prior annexation or consolidation agreements. Requires any result...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Election of School District Boards of Directors|
S.B. 1044 (section 32)
Repeals Arkansas Code § 6-14-120 pertaining to the election of school district boards of directors.
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||County Boards of Education|
Repeals county boards of education. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/hb1701.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School Board of Directors|
Increases from six to nine the number of hours of training that a newly elected member of a school board of directors is required to obtain ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||School Districts' Employment of Board Members' Relatives|
An act to restrict school districts from employing relatives of board members.
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School District Auditors|
Requires school district auditors to comply with the requirements and prohibitions of the federal Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. http://www.ark...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School Election Code|
Amends sections of the Arkansas code pertaining to school elections. Specifies that the annual school election may concern only issues
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School Board Salaries|
Increases the maximum salary to be paid members of the school board (affects the Salem board). Across the state, salaries range from $240 to...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Roles 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 mentor...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Local School Board Amendments|
Provides that when a vacancy occurs in the office of president or vice president of a local school board for any reason, a replacement shall...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School Board Power|
Relates to the power of school boards to lease equipment, furniture, supplies and textbooks; and dismiss district personnel.
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Open Meetings and Open Records Information|
Requires the attorney general to distribute Open Meetings and Open Records Act information to local government officials, superintendents of...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Local Officials|
Prohibits certain officials from voting if a conflict of interest exists. http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2005/bills/SB171enr.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Continuity of School Boards Protection Act|
An act to protect the continuity of school boards by amending the procedure for election of school boards following annexation; allows certa...
|IL||Signed into law 01/2005||P-12||School Code|
Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code to allow a child with a disability who has completed four years of high sch...
|MI||Signed into law 11/2004||P-12||Intermediate School District Board Membership|
Relates to a conflict of interest policy for intermediate school district officials and employees; requires and prohibits members of constit...
|NY||Signed into law 10/2004||P-12||Minority members of Special Act School Districts|
Requires special act school districts to have a certain minority of public members appointed by the Commissioner of Education; defines publi...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Public Hearing on Textbooks|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 18: Requires the governing board of every district to hold a public hearing and make a determination as to whether each pupil in each s...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||School District Governing Boards: Pupil Members|
Requires the governing board of a school district to appoint to its membership a preferential voting pupil member. Requires school districts...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||School Districts: Reorganizations|
Permits a county committee on school district organization to abolish a common governing board of an elementary school district and a high s...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Military Service: School District Board Vacancies|
Provides if the absence of a member of the governing board of a school district for federal military deployment exceeds a 6-month period, th...
|Local Education Agencies Compensation|
Requires a county superintendent of school and the governing board of a school district with 10 or more full-time employees, and the governi...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Board of Education Membership|
Requires additional date for filing expenditure statements by candidates for membership on boards of education; requires statement of contri...
|NM||Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||Responsibility/Examination/Code of Conduct/Education|
NMAC 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 10, 11, 14, 18, 19, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, .9
Establishes rules regarding board responsibilities, ARE examination, continuing education, code of conduct and practice standards, and settl...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||School District Governing Boards: Meetings|
Relates to meetings of the governing board of a school district. Permits a meeting to be held in another district to interview members of th...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||School District Conversion Article|
Amends the School District Conversion Article of the School Code. Relates to election of board members, election format, at-large formats an...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||School Reform Boards|
Revises the provisions governing the formation of first class school district boards; relates to procedures for the formation of school refo...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School District Election Coordinators|
Relates to school district election coordinators; prohibits delegation of duties to the Secretary of School Board.
|MI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Election of School Board Members|
Relates to election of a school board member; requires written acceptance of office and written affidavit of eligibility.
|MI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Scheduling of Local Elections|
Provides general amendments regarding scheduling of local elections; includes school district elections.
|MI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Filling Vacancies on School Boards|
Relates to filling of vacancies in case of school board member; provides for filing a petition with the clerk of the county where the petiti...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Election of School Board Members|
Requires notification to school district election coordinators of a person appointed to fill a vacancy.
|MI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Recall of School Board Member|
Provides procedures for recall of school board members....
|SC||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School Districts Rated Unsatisfactory|
Authorizes the state board to implement a training program for the school district board of trustees and the district superintendent; author...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School Board Preferences|
Requires public disclosure of school boards voting preferences for intermediate school board members; relates to elections.
|DE||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School Elections|
Relates to school elections; sets school elections for the second Tuesday in May from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and suggests that day could be...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Ethics Training|
Provides for mandatory ethics training for legislators, elected members of the board of education, executive department heads and deputies, ...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2004||P-12||Professional Development|
Provides that Rhode Island College (instead of the state department of education) in cooperation with the Rhode Island association of school...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||School Board|
Repeals requirement that certain local school board expenditures relative to travel and related expenses of school board members be in accor...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 06/2004||P-12||Professional Development Educational Program|
Provides that Rhode Island College (instead of the state department of education) in cooperation with the Rhode Island association of school...
|GA||Vetoed 05/2004||P-12||Criminal Checks and Code of Ethics|
Requires local school boards to adopt a code of ethics; requires local units of administration to request a criminal check of teachers, prin...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Education Fiscal Accountability and Oversight Act|
Requires the Superintendent and the Department of Education to monitor the financial status of each county board of education and report to ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||School Board Elections|
Provides that unless a number of candidates equal to or greater than the number of positions to be filled file petitions for nomination for ...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||School Directors Elected By District|
Concerns the election of school district directors from director districts. http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics2004a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont2/55a622...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Trustee Term|
Changes terms of trustees from two years to staggered terms of four years and increases grade level of school authorized for operation by sp...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Nomination Petitions for School Board Elections|
Relates to the number of signatures required on nomination petitions for school board elections. Specifies that no more than 50 signatures n...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||School District Elections|
Requires that district elections be conducted on the second Tuesday in February of each year, except in any year when a Presidential Prefere...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||School Board Benefits|
Provides that an elected school board of certain counties may grant itself fringe benefits, expenses and reimbursements as it deems appropri...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Dual Office Holders|
Relates to officers; relates to dual office holding; provides an exemption for park rangers elected or appointed to a local board of educati...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||School Board Member Military Leave|
Establishes a procedure for a person holding a state, legislative, local, or school board office to take a leave of absence when called into...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||School Board Member Per Diem Amount|
Allows a school board to set the amount of per diem that each member of that board may receive....
|OK||Emergency Rule Adoption 02/2004||P-12||School Board Training in IDEA|
Proposes requirements for specific instruction on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. OKLAHOMA REG 13080 (SN)...
|MI||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||School Election Law|
Creates chapter in election law regulating school district board elections and provides the general amendments.
|MI||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||School Elections|
Requires school elections to be held with regular elections; makes other revisions in school election and repeals certain election provision...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||School Districts Consolidation|
Encourages larger school districts to voluntarily merge with smaller school districts; concerns the establishment of an interim board; provi...
|NM||Rule Adoption 10/2003||P-12||Standards for Excellance/Procedural Requirements|
NMAC 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52
Establishes rules adding a new subsection D reflecting the statutory authority to establish mandatory training of local school board members...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||School Site Acquisition|
Authorizes the governing board of a school district to acquire a site for a school building if the petition requesting the acquisition is ap...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||School District Governing Boards: Contracts|
Prohibits the governing board of a school district from entering into or renewing any contract for the sale of carbonated beverages or non-n...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||School Code Waivers|
Amends provisions of the School Code relating to waivers and modifications of School Code mandates. Requires the local public hearing on a d...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||School District Board Office Members|
Allows certain high school students to serve as ex officio members of school district boards provided that the voters of such district have ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Disaster Relief Organizations and School Boards|
Requires a school board to cooperate with disaster relief organizations, including the Red Cross, with regard to civil defense shelters. htt...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||School Board Election Eligibility|
Provides that in order to be eligible for election to a school board (or in Chicago to be eligible for appointment), a person must not be a ...
|RI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2003||P-12||Professional Development for Boards|
Adds to the list of professional development issues for school committees: student achievement, strategic planning, educational standards, ...
|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...
|OK||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Board Meetings by Videoconference|
Relates to schools; relates to teleconferences by public bodies; updates statutory references; authorizes a board of education of a technolo...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School Board Members May Not Coerce Decisions|
Prohibits a school board member from acting in an individual capacity without the authorization of the school board to use his authority of ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
|School Board Member Employment|
Revises options for participants in the Community College Optional Retirement Program; revises certain limitations on positions for which di...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Anti-Nepotism Policy|
S.B. 686 (§ 162.261)
States that no seven-director, urban, or metropolitan school district board of education may hire a spouse of any member of such board for a...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Eligible School Board Candidates|
S.B. 686 (§ 162.601)
Eliminates text that barred an employee of the St. Louis school district or relative of a St. Louis school district employee from running fo...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Electronic and Communication Devices|
Authorizes each local board of education to establish a policy to either permit or prohibit the possession of electronic communication devic...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||School Board Deliberations|
Does not require a school board to conduct an open meeting to deliberate a matter regarding a public school student if personally identifiab...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||School District Board Elections|
Relates to school district governing board elections; provides that if only one person or no person files a nominating petition for an elect...
|IA||Adopted 05/2003||P-12||Attendance Center Closure and Grade Realignment|
281 IAC 19.1, 19.2, 19.3
Promulgates administrative rules regarding attendance centers. Specifies that local board of a school district has discretion as to the numb...
|AL||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||School Boards' Chief School Finance Officers|
Establishes rules regarding requirements for local boards of education to have a qualified, highly- trained individual to supervise the fina...
|OK||Recalled from GOVERNOR. *****Returned to HOUSE. 05/2003||P-12||Conflicts of Interest|
Amends provisions concerned with conflicts of interest. A member of a board of county commissioners, city council, board of trustees of any...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Length of School Board Officers' Terms|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Deletes language barring local board secretary or treasurer from serving term of more than one year from date of appointment. (Secretary or ...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Eligibility, Election and Vacancy Filling to Area Education Agency Boards of Directors|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Clarifies subsection specifying how members of area education agency boards of directors are to be elected, who is eligible to be elected, a...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Local School Boards Of Education|
Prohibits local school boards of education from entering into personal, professional, or other service contracts on behalf of the school dis...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Academic Standards|
Requires the Department of Education to define and publish academic standards and expected outcomes for students in pre-kindergarten through...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||School District's Bond Redemption Fund|
Requires a school district board of education to select a third party trustee to administer the school district's bond redemption fund, unle...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Sale of School District Property|
Concerns the sale of property of a school district related to fiscal shortfall. http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/olls/sl2003a/sl_166.h...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Johnson County Advisory Boards|
Makes it optional rather than mandatory for each member district of Johnson County to have a five-member advisory board. Modifies membership...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Reduction of Board Members Following School District Reapportionment|
States that if an approved reapportionment plan requires a reduction in the number of directors (board members) to be elected in a municipal...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Repeal Arkansas Code|
Repeals Arkansas code section 6-13-614 to remove confusion regarding the number of members that are required for local school boards. http:/...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Annual School Elections|
Provides for absentee voting for annual school elections. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/SB701.pdf...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||School Board Contract and Certificate Actions|
Deletes requirement for school districts to have prior approval of Board of Education in order to contract with each other; adds Board to pr...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Bids by School Boards|
Increases the minimum expenditure for which the board of trustees of a school district must advertise for bids; permits the board of school ...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Board Nepotism Statute|
Relates to a cross-reference to a school board nepotism statute; relates to the employment of teachers related to school board members....
|NY||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Law Provisions and Community School Board Members|
Repeals the law and other laws relating to extending the term of office of community school board members....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Districts|
Clarifies the signatures required for disbursements by school districts.http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/SB764.pdf...
|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...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Board Salary|
Allows districts to compensate school board members and removes the cap of $1,000 annually....
|MT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Board Meeting Dates|
While trustees of a first-class elementary district must still meet at least once a month, strikes language requiring trustees of other dist...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Elected Officials Called to Active Duty|
Provides for the temporary replacement of certain elected officials of counties, municipalities, school districts, or special purpose distri...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Board Salaries|
A local school board representing a county may establish a salary increase prior to July 1 of any year in which members are to be elected or...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Board Member Terms of Office|
Repeals the law that extended the terms of office for community school board members. http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?bn=A03517&sh=t...
|MA||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||School Board Member Training|
Requires school committee members [local school board members] to complete at least 8 hours of orientation concerning their responsibilities...
|NJ||Rule Adoption 11/2002||P-12||Complaint Procedures STATE ID: 34 NJR 3158|
NJAC 6A:28-1.2, 1.9 thru 1.16
Clarifies, establishes and recodifies rules regarding complaint procedures with respect to the code of ethics for school board members. Adds...
|ID||Approved by voters 11/2002||P-12||Term Limits for Elected Officials|
Reinstating term limits for elected state, county, municipal and school district officials through ballot access restrictions. (http://www.i...
|FL||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Personnel Policy|
Removes provision mandating that school boards fully fund a 5% reserve for all instructional and administrative staff. See bill section 697,...
|School Board Compensation|
Increases the maximum amount of compensation a county board of education, the governing board of a school district or community college dist...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Compensation for Board Members|
Increases the maximum compensation for members of school district boards of education and educational service center governing boards; permi...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Charter School Trustees|
Provides that the Department of Education must keep a record of the trustees who successfully complete an orientation program within 1 year ...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Quorums of Meetings|
Relates to school boards of reorganized school districts; requires quorums for a meeting to be a majority of the board members. http://www.l...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Prince George's County Governance and Administration|
Establishes appointed New Prince George's County Board of Education and requirements for membership. Provides for compensation of board memb...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Straw Poll for Change of School Board Member Selection|
Requires that a question be placed on the ballot in Dorchester County at the November general election of 2002 to determine voters' attitude...
|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||Atlanta Board of Education Ethics Examination|
Creates the Atlanta Board of Education Charter Review Commission to undertake a study of the conditions, needs, issues and problems arising ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||School Board Member Compensation|
Changes the compensation of the members of the board of education. http://www.legis.state.ga.us/Legis/2001_02/fulltext/hb1676.htm...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Insurance Benefits for Local Board Members|
Authorizes local boards to pay additional costs imposed on certain members as a result of the board's decision to provide certain state heal...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Board Members' Salaries|
Abolishes statutory salary scale for local board members, and replaces with policy authorizing boards to establish own pay in public meeting...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Auditing of District Boards|
Requires auditor general to conduct financial audits of the accounts and records of all local boards in counties with populations of 150,000...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Loans to Parish Districts|
Authorizes the Zacary and Baker school boards to borrow money sufficient to meet its budget and expenditures for FY 2002-2003. http://www.le...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Terms and Compensation of Calvert County Board of Education|
Alters term limit on consecutive terms of a member of Calvert County Board of Education; alters the compensation received by the president o...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Montgomery County Board Compensation|
Alters the compensation received by an elected member of the Montgomery County Board of Education; alters the additional compensation to whi...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Montgomery County Redistricting|
Redistricts the Board of Education districts of Montgomery County; alters compensation received by the president; does not apply to incumben...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Date of Commencement of Board Members' Term|
Requires that a member elected to the Carroll County Board of Education begin the member's term on the first Monday in December immediately ...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Schley County Board of Education|
Provides for the compensation of the members of the Schley County board of education and reimbursement of related expenses. http://www.legis...
|ME||Public Law No. 04/2002||P-12||Duties of Board Members and Superintendents|
Relates to the local governance of school administrative units; clarify that the primary role and responsibilities of school board members a...
|MI||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||School Board Election Rules|
Revises the petition signature and filing fee requirements for a candidate for school board election according to population as of the most ...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Extended Day/Year Program Funding, Field Trip Costs, Provision of Staff Development, School Board Member and Principal Development Requirements|
Allows any local school district to fund extended day and -year programs for kindergarten or compulsory age students through sources other t...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Transfer of Employees|
Provides that the Director of Schools rather than the board of education would have the authority to transfer teachers from one
position to ...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Size of School Boards|
Increases maximum size of county school boards from 10 to 12 members....
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Board Member Compensation|
Provides that any elected school board may pay each of its members an annual salary that is consistent with the salary procedures and no mor...
|SC||Vetoed 03/2002||P-12||Partisan School Board Elections|
Provides for the election of school trustees in partisan instead of nonpartisan elections beginning in 2002 and for the nomination, terms, a...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Change of Number of Members or Method of Election|
Relates to the authority of the board of directors of a school district to change the number of directors or the method of election of direc...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Superintendent Contracts|
H.B. 434, S.B. 439
Makes the implementation of any superintendent resignation, retirement, or other financial package and contract negotiation or renegotiation...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2002||P-12||Size of School Boards|
Allows districts to modify the size of board of directors....
|ID||Signed into law 02/2002||P-12||Term Limit Repeal for School Board Members|
Repeals Idaho's term limit law for federal, statewide elected executive officials, legislators, school district trustees and city and county...
|AL||Signed into law 01/2002||P-12||Birmingham Board of Education|
Provides for the election and operation of the Birmingham City Board of Education; provides for the election of the initial members of the b...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2002||P-12||Compensation of School Board Members|
Relates to the finances of regional school committees. Modifies language regarding the compensation of school board members. Regional scho...
|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...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Appeals Processes|
Session Law Number 260., Clarifies the right to appeal to a local board of education and to require notice of the dismissal, demotion or sus...
|NJ||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Code of Ethics|
Expands indemnification for school board members and employees in civil, administrative or criminal proceedings; establishes a code of ethic...
|HI||Vetoed 06/2001||P-12||State student council|
Establishes the state student council, with student representatives from each departmental school district; requires the council to conduct ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Exception from Ethics Code for Former School Board Members|
Provides for an exception from the Ethics Code to allow former city/parish school board members to contract with, be employed by, or be appo...
|MI||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||School Board Open Meeting Laws|
Public Act 27., Provides that a school board vote is not valid unless it is conducted at a meeting deemed an open meeting under the Open Mee...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||School Board Chairs|
Increases, from two to four, the number of years that a person can serve as chairperson of a
school district board. Applies to any person se...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Proportional Representation|
Ensures that every union school board follows the proportional representation principle....
|HI||Vetoed 05/2001||P-12||Board of Education to invite the military representative to participate|
Requires the Board of Education to invite the military representative to participate in discussing about board matters except those matters ...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Carry Over of School District Budgets|
Public Law No. 127., (LD 1647)Permits school boards to carry forward general operating fund balances at the end of a school administrative u...
|MT||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||School Board Control Over Investments|
Authorizes trustees of a school district to establish and temporarily transfer district funds into independent investment accounts to increa...
|MT||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||School Board Petitions|
Requires the Board of Trustees of a school district, upon receipt of a petition signed by 15% or more of the qualified electors of a distric...
|VA||Vetoed 05/2001||P-12||School Board Salaries|
School board salaries. Provides that any elected school board may pay each of its members an annual salary that is consistent with the salar...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||School Board Budget Meetings|
Authorizes the Board of Trustees of a school district to hold its final budget meeting on or before 8/15; extends the time for providing not...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Continuing Education For Board Members|
Requires continuing education hours for school board members to be completed before filing for reelection; provides and emergency effective ...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Suspension of a practitioner by a board|
Relates to the duties of the Board of Directors of a school district; includes those related to the suspension of a practitioner by the boar...
|DE||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Code of Conduct for Local School Board Members|
This legislation requires local school board members to now face the same State Code of Conduct that all state employees must live up to....
|VA||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||School Boards|
Adjusts the definition of school board to note that such body governs a school division and revises the definition of governing body or loca...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Birmingham School Board|
Relating to the City of Birmingham, Jefferson County; establishing the Lewis Spratt Act; providing for the election and operation of the boa...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Teacher Negotiation Rights|
, Prohibits school boards and their representatives from actively discouraging efforts of teachers to secure negotiation rights....
|HI||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Defining State Board Members for Immunity|
Includes Board of Educational in definition of "members" for purposes of providing immunity from or indemnification for civil liability....
|MD||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Change from Appointed to Elected School Board in Worchester County|
Provides that members to the Worchester County Board of Education shall be elected; establishes procedure for election of members to the Wor...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Student Member on Baltimore Board of Education|
Authorizes voting student member to be appointed to serve on the Baltimore Board. Prohibits student member from voting on issues relating to...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Definition of School Board|
Modifies the definition of school board, for purposes of Title 22.1, to mean the governing body of a school division. "Governing body" or "...
|AZ||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Qualifications for School Boards|
Relates to public officers and employees; limits school candidates to one school district governing board....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||County Boards of Education|
Clarifies the rights and duties of the county boards of education, the county school supervisors, and the county board of education designee...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||School Board Evaluation of a Superintendent|
Concerns the performance evaluation of the superintendent of a school district by a school district board of education....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Require Board Members to visit classrooms|
Requires members of the board of directors to annually visit classrooms in the district in which they serve....
|MT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Election of School Bd. Members by Nonresidents|
Provides a second alternative method of electing members to a high school district board of trustees when more than half of the electors of ...
|NM||Vetoed 03/2001||Postsec.||Training Requirements for Regents|
Amends Section 21-1-26 NMSA 1978 to make the existing orientation and in-service training for members of the Boards of Regents mandatory. ...
|MT||Signed into law 02/2001||Postsec.||School Board Write-In Candidates|
Coordinates school election dates; requires a person seeking to become a write in candidate for a trustee position on a school board to file...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Employment Prohibition|
Prohibits school boards from employing any person whose certificate has been revoked or suspended....
|AL||Approved by voters 11/2000||Postsec.||Auburn University's Board of Trustees|
AMENDMENT NUMBER 5 (ACT NO. 2000-590) Amends the State Constitution; provides that Board of Trustees of Auburn University consist of 1 membe...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Compensation fro Board of Education Members|
Increases the amount of compensation a member of a county board of education and a member of a governing board of a school district may rece...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12|
|Community Colleges Board of Governors|
Adds one nonvoting student member to the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, and thereby increases its membership to 17...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Property Acquisition|
Authorizes a Board of Education to acquire real property needed for school purposes by exchanging real property that the board owns for the ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||State Board Rules|
Authorizes the State Board of Education to adopt rules to administer the educational planning and information system of the Department of Ed...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Electronic Board Records|
Authorizes local Boards of Education to maintain records of proceedings of board in electronic format....
|IL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Closed Door Meetings For School Boards|
Public Act No. 91-730; Amends the Open Meetings Act; provides that a school board may hold a closed meeting to consider security procedures ...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Background Checks on School Board Members|
Public Act No. 91-728; Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code; makes changes concerning the ineligibility of persons ...
|AL||Approved by voters 06/2000||P-12|
(PROPOSED AMENDMENT NUMBER 1) Amends the Constitution of Alabama to require the election of city boards of education in any municipality wit...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Boards to provide Instructional Materials|
Relates to instructional materials requirements and school boards; prescribes the duty of school boards to provide instructional materials;...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2000||Postsec.||Authority of Boards of Trustees|
Clarifies the authority of the boards of trustees of, or officers designated by the boards of trustees of, state-supported colleges or unive...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||School Board Elections|
Allows districts with over 30,000 average daily membership to expand district board of education to include a chair of the board who would b...
|VT||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Signatures on School Board Petitions|
This Act makes clear that the Australian ballot nominating process for union school board members is the same at the time of establishment o...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Potential Conflicts of Interest|
Relates to the interest a member of the board of directors of a school corporation may have in a contract with the directors' school corpora...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Transfer of Powers from State Board to Department|
Transfers the powers of the state school board to the Department of Children, Families, and Learning....
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Disclosure Statements|
Provides that those school board employees and persons appointed to position of trust by school boards designated by an adopted policy of th...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||Postsec.||Student Representatives on Higher Education Boards|
Requires the Board of Visitors of each four-year state institution of higher education to appoint one or more nonvoting student representati...
|AL||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||School Board Compensation|
Under existing law, city and county school board members are authorized to receive reasonable compensation for their services not to exceed ...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - School Board Anti-Nepotism Policies|
Local boards of education may not employ or promote any person who is a member of the immediate family of any board member, unless a public,...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||School Boards, Unlicensed Teachers|
Provides that a local school board member's term of office is two years; provides that the size of a local board of education shall be based...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||Postsec.||Student Representation on Higher Education Boards|
Requires board of visitors of each 4 year state institution of higher education to appoint on or more nonvoting student representatives to t...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2000||P-12||Representation Under Open Enrollment|
Provides increased representation on receiving district boards of education for certain sending districts....