|NM||Passed 02/2013||P-12||Feasibility Study of a Bi-State Charter School for a Navajo Nation Chapter|
Resolves that the Indian education division of the public education department and the Indian affairs department create a work group to stud...
|NM||Passed 02/2013||Postsec.||Workforce Skill and Education Aquisition for Hispanic and American Indians|
Requests the secretary of workforce solutions to conduct a study on how to provide assistance to Hispanics and American Indians who seek to ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Publishing Disciplinary Offense and Outcome Data|
Requires the Board of Education to annually publish disciplinary offense and outcome data by race, ethnicity, gender, and disability for eac...
|NM||Adopted 02/2012||P-12||Study Strategic Education Plan to Close Achievement Gaps|
Requests the creation of a working group to develop a comprehensive strategic education plan to eliminate the achievement gap and increase t...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Prohibition of Discriminatory Content|
From bill summary: Updates references to certain categories of persons and requires instruction in social sciences to include a study of the...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Data Collection Requirements/Charter Schools|
State Education Resource Center - Clarifies the status of the State Education Resource Center as a nonstock corporation and nonprofit tax ex...
|TX||Became law without governor's signature 05/2011||P-12||Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality|
Establishes the Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality to: (1) Examine the level of disproportionate involvement of children ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Programs Funded At or Below $10,000 in a District|
H.B. 149 - Section 3
Adds Section 53A-17a-105.5. Defines "qualifying program" as (1) the at-risk flow through program; (2) the homeless and disadvantaged minorit...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
|Hispanic Education Act|
H.B. 150; S.B. 132
Enacts the Hispanic Education Act; creates the Hispanic Education Office of the Public Education Department; provides for powers and duties;...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||State School Racial Equality Designation Act|
Enacts the State School Racial Equality Designation Act. Expresses legislative findings and declarations relating to the collection of data ...
|Minority Mental Health Act|
Enacts the Minority Mental Health Act. Establishes the Division of Minority Mental Health within the Office of Mental Health. Provides the d...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Board for the Coordination of Programs Serving Vulnerable Individuals|
H.B. 1289 - Section 1
Creates the board for the coordination of programs serving vulnerable individuals to coordinate the delivery of services to vulnerable indiv...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.|
|Repeals Faculty/Administrator Development Fellows Program|
Repeals the faculty/administrator development fellows program that assists state institutions of higher education in increasing the academic...
|OR||Adopted 06/2008||P-12||Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Color|
OAR 581-021-0045, -0046, -024-0205, -0245, -045-001, -049-0020
Prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and color in schools, programs, services and activities. OREGON 29387...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Teachers of Diverse Backgrounds Financial Aid Pilot Program|
Provides for the establishment of a teachers of diverse backgrounds financial aid pilot program, to be implemented by Winona State Universit...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Multiracial Diversity|
H.F. 2245 [Multiracial Diversity]
Authorizes a school district to apply to the commissioner for a waiver from the requirement to maintain racial balance within a district sch...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program changes|
Amends the Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program to increase the number of teacher candidates pursuing careers in critical teacher shor...
|Sub-Cabinet for Multicultural Affairs and the Multicultural Affairs Advisory Council|
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 25 FY 06/07
Creates the Multicultural Affairs Sub-Cabinet to promote interdepartmental collaboration on multicultural policy development and program imp...
|UT||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program|
Changes made to definitions, proposal criteria, budget, state board funding priorities, proposal applications and timelines. http://www.rule...
|IL||Adopted 02/2006||Postsec.||Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Act|
23 IAC 1080.100, 110, 200, 210, 220, 230, 300, 310, 320, 330
Establishes the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Program (DFI), which combines two former programs, the Illinois Consortium...
|Access and Diversity Commission|
Executive Order 06-05
Governor Bush signed Executive Order 06-05 creating the Access and Diversity Commission. The 17-member commission, set to complete their dut...
Social sciences curriculum. This bill would encourage a school district to provide instruction in social sciences that accurately reflects ...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||School Accountability Reports and State Accreditation|
S.B. 214 (Section 4-6)
Section 4: Repeals and reenacts 22-7-605 pertaining to the content and format of state-mandated school accountability reports.
Section 5: ...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2005||Postsec.||Minority Enrollment|
From bill analysis: Enables the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to better monitor universities' minority outreach efforts by requ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Racial Mascots Act|
Establishes the Racial Mascots Act. Prohibits public schools from using the term Redskins as a school or athletic team name, mascot, or nick...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12|
|African-American Family Commission Act|
Creates the African-American Family Commission Act. Establishes a 15-member African-American Family Commission to serve as a coordinating an...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||Postsec.|
|Diversifying Higher Faculty Program Act|
Amends the Illinois Consortium for Educational Opportunity Act. Changes the short title to the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illi...
|HI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2004||P-12|
|Freely Associated States Students Education|
Authorizes Leeward Community College to develop a program to provide services for Freely Associated States students as well as the Microesia...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Hawaiian Language Program|
Establishes a Hawaiian language medium education program. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/sessioncurrent/bills/hb2667_cd1_.htm...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2004||Postsec.||Advertising for Master Plan Goals|
Adds promotion of Master Plan goals to the Board of Regents authority to advertise and specifies postsecondary learning centers to advertise...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2004||Postsec.||Advancement of Students in HIgher Education Task Force|
Creates the Advancement of Hispanic Students in Higher Education Task Force; provides for termination of task force; states purpose; provide...
|AL||Signed into law 04/2004||Postsec.||Minorities in Science and Engineering|
Urges the Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security to designate a university-based center for homeland security that r...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12|
|Cultural Competency In Education|
Defines "cultural competency" and sets forth teacher training, professional development, and school plan requirements for achieving cultural...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Teacher Training: Cultural Competency|
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, in consultation with the department of education, to contract with an independent evaluato...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Brown v. Board of Education Advisory Commission|
Establishes the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Advisory Commission. Requires the commission to develop community and educational awar...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2003||Postsec.||College Policies on Bias Related Crimes|
Requires state colleges to develop and implement policies and procedures regarding bias related crimes and bias related violations....
|ME||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Spoken Language Interpreters|
S.P. 305 (LD 909)
Establishes the Committee to Investigate the Feasibility of and Need for Regulation of Spoken Language Interpreters. Establishes committee m...
|SC||Became Law Without Governor's Signature 05/2003||Postsec.||Higher Education Equalization Program|
Establishes the South Carolina Higher Education Equalization Program; requires the Commission on Higher Education to enter into contracts wi...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12|
|Minority Teacher Scholarship|
Amends the critical needs minority teacher scholarship program; creates a commission for selecting scholarship recipients. http://www.arkleg...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||District Review of Programs to Consider Consequences of Tracking, Ability Grouping or Screening of Students by Test Results|
Requires every district to review district's programs to judge if district's practices of separating students by ability, placing students i...
|NM||Vetoed 03/2002||P-12||Indian Education Act|
Enacts to the Indian Education Act. Creates the "Indian education division" within the department of education to (A.) provide assistance t...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Teaching of Native American History|
Public Law No. 403., (LD 291)Requires that Maine Native American history and culture be taught in all elementary and secondary schools; requ...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Civil Rights Compliance|
The Department of Education may withhold state aid from any district that fails to file its assurance of compliance with civil rights respon...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Teaching Diversity|
Requires the State Department of Education to revise the state curriculum frameworks and guidelines and the moral and civic education curric...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Local Tolerance Programs|
Requires staff development activities included in school development plans to assist personnel at the local schoolsite to develop tolerance ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Ethnic Sensitivity Program Grants|
Requires the State Department of Education to provide regional training to assist school district personnel in the identification and determ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Minority Recruitment|
Makes a legislative finding that the prohibition on preferential treatment on the basis of race or sex in public employment, public educatio...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||Postsec.||Minority Education Programs|
Authorizes the Trustees of the California State University to establish an African American Political Institute and an Institute for Central...
|CA||Vetoed 08/2000||P-12||Action Plan for Language Development|
Appropriates, without regard to fiscal year, a specified amount from the General Fund to the California Postsecondary Education Commission f...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||Cesar Chavez Day|
Chapter No.213, Requires the State Board of Education to adopt a model curriculum guide for use by public schools for exercises related to C...
|AK||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Native Language Education|
Relates to a curriculum for Native language education....