|LA||Passed 06/2014||P-12||My Brother's Keeper Task Force|
Expresses support for the federal My Brother's Keeper initiative and requests that the state board monitor the findings and recommendations of the My Brother's Keeper Task Force as they pertain to K-12 education. Requests the board to focus specifically on th...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12|
|Latino Family Commission|
Amends the Illinois Latino Family Commission Act. Adds liaisons from the state board, the state board of higher education, and the Illinois Community College Board, among others. Provides that the Illinois Latino Family Commission may receive funding through s...
|NM||Passed 02/2013||Postsec.||Workforce Skill and Education Aquisition for Hispanic and American Indians|
Requests that the Secretary of the Department of Workforce Solutions conduct a study on how best to provide assistance to Hispanics and Native Americans who seek to gain the skills and education needed
to join the workforce. Requires the secretary to present t...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12|
|Latino Education and Advocacy Week|
Declares the last week of March each year as a statewide week of advocacy for Latino education. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/asm/ab_0101-0150/acr_137_bill_20100817_chaptered.pdf...
|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; creates an advisory council. Provides for the study, development and implementation of educational systems that affect ...
|KY||Adopted 01/2010||P-12||Recording Student Attendance|
702 KAR 7:125
Adds section providing definitions of: "full day of attendance" (student in attendance at least 65% of regularly-scheduled school day), "tardy" (student absent less than 35% of the regularly-scheduled school day), "half-day absence" (student absent 35-84% of r...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||U.S. History Curriculum|
Provides that, to reinforce the study of the role and contributions of Hispanics, the U.S. history curriculum must include the study of the events related to the forceful removal and illegal deportation of Mexican-American U.S. citizens during the Great Depres...
|DE||Issued 08/2006||P-12||Creating the Governor's Consortium on Hispanic Affairs|
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 89
Creates the Governor's Consortium on Hispanic Affairs. Requires the membership to represent business, government, financial, educational and non-profit organizations. Provides that the duties and functions of the council are:
(a) To support, enhance and suppl...
|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; provides for membership; requires annual report; provides for staffing; provides for reimbursement of travel expenses; provides...
|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 responds to national technical manpower shortages of minorities in science and engineering. http://alisdb.legislature.sta...
|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 competency. http://www.in.gov/legislative/bills/2004/HE/HE1308.1.html...
|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 evaluator to conduct a study of the availability and effectiveness of cultural competency training for teachers and administrato...
|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 membership, which must include a member representing the Portland schools multilingual program. Requires the committee to...
|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.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/HB2187.pdf...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||District Review of Programs to Consider Consequences of Tracking, Ability Grouping or Screening of Students by Test Results|
Requires every district to review district's programs to judge if district's practices of separating students by ability, placing students into educational tracks, or using test results to screen students result in the systematic separation of students by race...
|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 Cesar Chavez Day. Requires the State Board of Education to ensure that the state curriculum framework, where appropriate,...