ECSheading
From the ECS State Policy Database
No Child Left Behind--Adequate Yearly Progress


Education Commission of the States • 700 Broadway, Suite 810 • Denver, CO 80203-3442 • 303.299.3600 • fax 303.296.8332 • www.ecs.org

This database is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States (ECS). Most entries are legislative, although rules/regulations and executive orders that make substantive changes are included. Every effort is made to collect the latest available version of policies; in some instances, recent changes might not be reflected. For expediency purposes minimal attention has been paid to style (capitalization, punctuation) and format.

Please cite use of the database as: Education Commission of the States (ECS) State Policy Database, retrieved [date].

State Status/Date Level Summary
CTSigned into law 06/2013P-12Low Performing District - Including Charter Schools in Accountability
H.B. 6622
Allows a school district designated as an alliance district (school district is among those with the lowest academic performance) to mutually agree with a charter school within the district to use academic achievement scores of the charter school's students as...

More...
NVSigned into law 06/2013P-12Accountability
A.B. 460
Requires the state department of education to ensure that the statewide system of accountability complies with federal mandates under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Establishes certain requirements for the statewide system of accountabilit...

More...
NVSigned into law 06/2013P-12Repealing Accountability Provisions
A.B. 460
Repeals provisions related to consequences for public schools and school districts based upon adequate yearly progress (AYP) designations. Previously, public schools and school districts were designated as demonstrating (1) exemplary achievement; (2) high ach...

More...
CAVetoed 10/2011P-12Size of Pupil Subgroups for Purposes of API Reporting
S.B. 512
From bill summary: Requires that reporting for purposes of the Academic Performance Index (API) include performance data for pupil subgroups of 10 or more pupils with valid test scores (previous provision required either at least 50 students with a valid test ...

More...
MNSigned into law 07/2011P-12Adequate Yearly Progress and Other Data
H.F. 26
Allows the commissioner 30 additional days to release student growth and adequate yearly progress data in years when new performance standards are developed when specifically authorized by the legislature. Classifies the data as non-public until it is released...

More...
NMSigned into law 03/2011P-12Low-performing Schools and AYP
H.B. 115
Relates to school improvement plans, corrective action and supplemental services for low-performing schools based on adequate yearly progress measures.
http://www.nmlegis.gov/Sessions/11%20Regular/final/HB0115.pdf...

More...
CTSigned into law 05/2010P-12School Governance Council
S.B. 438 - Sec. 21
Permits the local/regional board of education for a school that has been identified as in need of improvement pursuant or designated as a low achieving school (due to such school failing to make adequate yearly progress in mathematics and reading at the whole ...

More...
WVSigned into law 03/2010P-12Allows Schools Making AYP Discretion Regarding Assessments/Instructional Strategies
H.B. 4436
Relates to promoting student achievement; provides discretion to schools that make AYP to use assessments and adopting instructional strategies and programs that promote student learning; modifies provisions concerning low performing schools; requires the revi...

More...
NYAdopted 12/2009P-12Differentiated Accountability Pilot under No Child Left Behind
Title 8 NYCRR 100.2(p), 120.2, 120.3, 120.4
Amends rule to implement the No Child Left Behind differentiated accountability pilot program. One of the key components of this rule is the repeal of the current paragraph 100.2(p)(6), "School Requiring Academic Progress", and its replacement with a new parag...

More...
ILSigned into law 08/2009P-12Reporting, Accountability and Data
S.B. 1977 - Reporting, Accountability and Data
Requires teacher supply and demand reports to be published every three years instead of annually. Deletes provision that adequate yearly progress for students with disabilities must be based on students' individual education plans. Provides that schools and di...

More...
TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12Annual Improvement Needed for Student Success on Assessments
H.B. 3 - Section 58
Previous legislation on measuring annual improvement from one year to the next required the state education agency to determine the necessary annual improvement required each year for a student to be prepared to perform satisfactorily on the end-of-course asse...

More...
MNSigned into law 05/2009P-12Student Academic Achievement and Growth
H.F. 2
Requires the statewide educational accountability and reporting system to measure and separately report the adequate yearly progress of schools and the academic growth of individual students. Requires the system to include statewide measures of high and low st...

More...
TNSigned into law 05/2009P-12Determination of Who is a Dropout
S.B. 2030
Requires the department of education to explore with the Tennessee congressional delegation and the United States department of education modification of No Child Left Behind determination of who is a dropout for students who receive a GED and pass appropriate...

More...
KYSigned into law 03/2009P-12Transition to New Assessment and Accountability System
S.B. 1 Section 18
Provides that whereas it is imperative that schools, administrators, teachers, parents and policymakers maintain high expectations for students, and it is important that there be an orderly transition from the current state assessment to the new assessment and...

More...
LAAdopted 10/2008P-12Alternative Assessment Results
LAC 28:LXXXIII.3905
Amends rules relating to the school, district and state accountability system. Relates to the inclusion of alternate assessment results for students with disabilities in accountability system.
http://doa.louisiana.gov/osr/lac/28v83/28v83.doc...

More...
OHPassed 05/2008P-12Approves State Board Changes to Accountability
S.C.R. 18
Approves the Department of Education's proposed changes (change in minimum subgroup size to 30 and to implement a growth model) to the state academic accountability system for public schools.
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/res.cfm?ID=127_SCR_18
http://www....

More...
ORAdopted 01/2008P-12AYP Appeals Processes
OAR 581-022-1065
Directs the Superintendent of Public Instruction to appoint a committee to hear substantive appeals from schools relating adequate yearly progress (AYP) determinations. ...

More...
LAAdopted 12/2007P-12School, District and State Accountability System
LAC 28:LXXXIII.301, 517, 613, 707, 709, 903, 1301, 1601-1609, 1901,2101, 2301, 2401, 2501-2505, 2701- 2721, 3301-3303, 3503, 3507, 3701, and 3905.
Amends rules concerning Bulletin 111 - The Louisiana School, District, and State Accountability System. Sets the target graduation rate for schools at 65%. Separates the current School Improvement set of labels and remedies into two separate sets: (1) the "Aca...

More...
LAAdopted 10/2007P-12Louisiana School, District, and State Accountability System
LAC 28:LXXXIII.603, 613, and 4313
Revises Bulletin 111 - The Louisiana School, District, and State Accountability System (LAC Part Number LXXXIII).

Revises section 603 to include all students in the state-level cohort regardless or entry or exit dates.

Revises section 613 to clarify that s...

More...
WVAdopted 09/2007P-12Performance Based Accreditation System
Title 126, Series 13
Amends rules regarding standards, assessment, and accountability for student performance and progress. Incorporates 21st Century skills into the standards; revises the statewide assessment program; provides annual performance measures for the No Child Left Beh...

More...
LAAdopted 07/2007P-12Rewards Eligibility and Corrective Actions
LAC 28:LXXXIII.1301, 4313, 4903, and 4905
Amends the following Sections of Bulletin 111:
• §1301 Reward Eligibility: Changes one requirement for exemplary academic growth to 2.0 points improvement in a subgroup assessment index rather than growth in a subgroup performance score
• §4313 Corrective Acti...

More...
TXSigned into law 06/2007P-12AYP Calculations
H.B. 3092
Provides that a student who is sent to a juvenile detention facility or a residential program is not considered to be a student of the school district in which the program or facility is physically
located, ensuring that the performance of the students in thos...

More...
AZSigned into law 05/2007P-12Accountability
S.B. 1522
Relates to accountability and standard measurements of acceptable academic progress. Adds provisions for calculating academic gains on the AIMS test for students in grades K-12 according to statutory classification statewide, for each school district and each...

More...
LAAdopted 04/2007P-12District Accountability
LAC 28:LXXXIII.4301, 4302, 4310, 4311, 4313, 4315, 4503, and 4517
Replaces District Responsibility Index with District Responsibility Indicators to provide a more specific picture of how districts are to be held accountable. (Details of the District Accountability Release required clarification because of the 2005 hurricanes...

More...
NYSigned into law 04/2007P-12Contract for Excellence
S.B. 2107 - Part A, Section 12
Requires every district with at least one school currently identified as requiring academic progress or in need of improvement or in corrective action or restructuring status to prepare a contract for excellence if the district receives an increase in total fo...

More...
NMVetoed 04/2007P-12Public School Accountability & Assessment
S.B. 287
Distinguishes a student's academic proficiency from the AYP of schools and districts. Conforms rankings of schools in need of improvement with Federal requirements. Provides a process for reopening failing schools as state-chartered charter schools. Provides t...

More...
NMSigned into law 04/2007P-12NCLB Consequences for Schools and Reporting Requirements
H.B. 34
Distinguishes a student's academic proficiency from the adequate yearly progress of public schools and school districts; conforms rankings of schools in need of improvement with federal requirements; provides a process for reopening failing schools as state-ch...

More...
WVSigned into law 03/2007P-12High Quality Educational Programs
S.B. 657
From Fiscal Note: The purpose of this bill is to revise the standards, assessment and accountability system to accommodate the higher order thinking and learning skills consistent with the state's 21st Century Initiative. School and district improvement plans ...

More...
SDSigned into law 03/2007P-12Funding Based on AYP
S.B. 67
Repeals provisions related to distribution of funds to school districts based on adequate yearly progress (§ 13-3-70 through 72).
http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2007/bills/SB67enr.pdf...

More...
LAAdopted 02/2007P-12School, District, and State Accountability System
LAC 28:LXXXIII.307, 409, 515, 703-707, 3905, 4001, and 4527
Makes changes to the state accountability system to take advantage of new and existing flexibility outlined in guidance for No Child Left Behind and to address situations, including changes necessitated in response to the hurricanes of 2005, which were not con...

More...
AKAdopted 02/2007P-12REQUIREMENTS AND ADEQUATE YEARLY PROGRESS
4 AAC 06.802, .805
Amends rules to the Department of Education and Early Development. Deals with criteria for low income economic status students in school accountability subgroups. Sets time frame for excluding immigrant students from assessments. ALASKA 3482
http://touchngo.co...

More...
LAAdopted 02/2007P-12Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices
LAC 28:CXI.Chapters 1, 3, 5, 18, 23, 27, 33, and 35
Makes various changes to state assessment system. Creates end-of-course tests, to be phased in over a period of six years starting in fall 2007, in the following:
1. Algebra I;
2. Geometry;
3. English I;
4. English II;
5. Biology;
6. American History;
7. Civi...

More...
OKAdopted 12/2006P-12Education Services for Incarcerated Students
OAC 210:10-1-13
Requires that:
(1)    Each school district in the state with a city, county, or state jail within the district's boundaries shall designate an employee or employees of the school district who will be responsible for overseeing the educational services to eligi...

More...
LAAdopted 11/2006P-12School Performance Score Component
LAC 28:LXXXIII.301 and 303
Transition made to new accountability system that includes iLEAP and Graduation Index. Page 1: http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/osr/reg/0611/0611RUL.pdf...

More...
LAAdopted 11/2006P-12School Performance Score Goal and Disaster Considerations for the School and District Subgroup Component
LAC 28:LXXXIII.301 and 4527
Adjusts accountability policy to more effectively address conditions imposed by the hurricanes of 2005 and implementation of a new testing program. Page 2 of 67: http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/osr/reg/0611/0611RUL.pdf...

More...
ILAdopted 10/2006P-12Achievement Objectives for Districts Serving Limited English Proficient Students
23 IAC 1.88
Establishes "Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives" (AMAOs) related to proficiency, progress, and adequate yearly progress (AYP) for educational agencies using funds provided under Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act to serve limited English proficien...

More...
AKRule Adoption 10/2006P-12Subgroups for Determining Adequate Yearly Progress
4 AAC 06.830(b)
Implements federal flexibility guidelines in the calculation of adequate yearly progress for the subgroup of students with disabilities.
http://www.eed.state.ak.us/regs/filed/4AAC_06.830_and_4AAC_06.830(b).pdf...

More...
NYAdopted 09/2006P-12NCLB
Title 8 NYCRR Section 100.2(p)
Implements New York's plan to address the findings of the U.S. department of education peer review of New York's assessment program by: (1) modifying the School Performance Index to incorporate the results from New York's grade 3-8 assessment program in Englis...

More...
CAVetoed 08/2006P-12NCLB Proficiency Levels
A.B. 2975
Relates to the level of proficiency achieved by pupils. Requires the definition of proficient for the purposes of calculating Adequate Yearly Progress under the federal No Child Left Behind Act as it relates to the requirements for grades 9 to 11 at the level ...

More...
LAAdopted 08/2006P-12School, District and State Accountability System
LAC 28:LXXXIII.Chapter 45
Designed to address the impact of natural disasters on schools/districts ability to meet the objectives of the accountability system. Creates one-year waiver from accountability for "severe impact" schools and districts, as defined in rule. Also establishes pr...

More...
KYEmergency Rule Adoption 08/2006P-12Formula for Determining Adequate Yearly Progress
703 KAR 5:020
Establishes rules regarding a single assessment system with two accountability dimensions: one addressing the requirements of KRS 158.6455 to determine school classifications, and a second addressing the conditions necessary to conform to federal assessment an...

More...
DEAdopted 07/2006P-12Accountability and AYP for Schools and Districts
14 DAC 103
Enables school districts to choose to either track students back to the school of residence or to make the school that is providing the instruction the accountability school for students in an intradistrict intensive learning center or intradistrict special sc...

More...
LAAdopted 06/2006P-12Accountability System
LAC 28:LXXXIII.Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 17, 21, 24, 35, 41,43, and 45
Full text of language on pages 8-20 of 62: http://www.doa.louisiana.gov/osr/reg/0606/0606RUL.pdf

Changes define/outline/clarify the following:
--school performance score goals (page 8-10 of 62);
--calculating the SPS (School Performance Scores) component (p...

More...
VTSigned into law 05/2006P-12Miscellaneous Provisions
H.B. 867 - Section 13-15
Extends to 2007-2008 provisions related to No Child Left Behind requirements, including commissioner determinations whether schools and districts are meeting state standards annually and state board authority to impose on schools and school districts consequen...

More...
MNSigned into law 05/2006P-12AYP Reporting
S.B. 2994
For 2006, requires the department of education to make available preliminary school designations and AYP data to schools and school districts by August 15, 2006. The department must release all school performance report cards AYP data to the public by Septembe...

More...
LAAdopted 04/2006P-12District Adequate Yearly Progress
LAC 28:LXXXII.4301 and 4901-4911
Establishes and expands upon procedures for identifying districts not making adequate yearly progress (AYP), in accordance with R.S.
17:10.1. http://www.doa.state.la.us/osr/reg/0604/0604RUL.pdf (starting page 1 of 106)...

More...
MSRule Adoption 04/2006P-12Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
08-b
Revises the Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook.Incorporates changes made for use in the 2006 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Model under the No Child Left Behind Act. MISSISSIPPI 10344...

More...
IDSigned into law 04/2006P-12Funds for Schools Whose ELLs Did Not Make AYP
H.B. 847 Section 8
Provides that 750,000 of the $6,040,000 appropriated for programs for limited English proficient students be distributed to schools in which English language learners failed to meet Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in math or reading. Requires the department to ...

More...
OKAdopted 03/2006P-12AYP Appeal
OAC 210:10-13-18
Allows charter schools to appeal Adequate Yearly Progress decisions on their behalf based on statistical or other substantial reasons....

More...
SDSigned into law 03/2006P-12District Funding Related to Meeting Adequate Yearly Progress
S.B. 198
Appropriates funds to increase funding to education and to assist sparse school districts; requires legislation as part of the final report of the study of school funding. School districts that meet adequate yearly progress in reading and math under the terms ...

More...
ILAdopted 11/2005P-12
23 IAC 1.10, thru .70, .75, .80,
.85, .90, .95,
Makes changes in the accountability system for public schools. Changes the requirement for adequate yearly progress and the indicators that will be considered; the targets for each aspect of performance; the subgroups of students, their participation in state ...

More...
LAAdopted 11/2005P-12AYP and Sanctions for Underperforming Schools
LAC 28:LXXXIII.517, 1101, 1501, 1705, 2301, 3301, and 3303
Defines growth label changes for three-star schools. Defines the movement of three-star schools into Academic Assistance if performance significantly declines. Addresses the requirement of districts to address the learning needs of mobile students, the writing...

More...
KYAdopted 11/2005P-12Accountability Rewards and Consequences
703 KAR 5:020
Amends rules which establish a system for identifying and rewarding successful schools and appropriate consequences for schools failing to meet or exceed their assistance line.
AGENCY CONTACT: Kevin Noland, Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel, Bureau of O...

More...
LAAdopted 11/2005P-12NCLB Assessment and AYP
LAC 28:LXXXIII.305, 509, 703, 3901-3905
Amends the accountability system calculations to take advantage of new flexibility in guidance for No Child Left Behind and address situations that were not considered when the accountability policy was initially written.
§305. Calculating the CRT Index
§509....

More...
MSSigned into law 10/2005P-12Hurrican Katrina and school accountability
S.B. 2012
Authorizes the state board of education to exempt certain schools from accountability standards due to Hurricane Katrina of 2005. http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/20055E/pdf/SB/2001-2099/SB2012SG.pdf...

More...
TXAdopted 09/2005P-12Annual Accountability Standards
19 TAC 2.97.AA.97.1001
Amends rules regarding the annual accountability standards. Describes the state accountability rating system for districts, campuses, and charter schools, and adopts applicable excerpts of the 2005 Accountability Manual, dated June 2005. TEXAS REG 97908 (SN)...

More...
TXAdopted 09/2005P-12Accountability Ratings and Measures
19 TAC §97.1001
BACKGROUND INFORMATION AND SIGNIFICANT ISSUES: Legal counsel with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has recommended that the procedures for issuing accountability ratings for public school districts and campuses be adopted as part of the Texas Administrative Co...

More...
ILSigned into law 08/2005P-12No Child Left Behind Accountability
H.B. 3678
Makes changes to the state's accountability provisions under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, effective with the 2005-2006 school year. States that the indicators to determine adequate yearly progress (AYP) for children with disabilities shall be based on...

More...
DERule Adoption 08/2005P-12Educational Programs for Students with Limited English
14 DAC 920
Amends regulations relating to educational programs for students with limited English proficiency to align with the federal statute No Child Left Behind. http://www.state.de.us/research/AdminCode/title14/900/920.shtml#TopOfPage...

More...
TXAdopted 06/2005P-12Adequately Yearly Progress
19 TAC 2.97.AA.97.1004
New rules regarding adequately yearly progress (AYP). Describes the procedures for determining AYP and adopts applicable excerpts, Sections II-IV of the 2004 Adequate Yearly Progress Guide, dated September 2004. TEXAS REG 97449 (SN)...

More...
COSigned into law 06/2005P-12Accreditation Indicators and Dropout/Graduation Rates
S.B. 91
Standardizes the calculation of graduation rates and dropout rates that are required to be reported by school districts for accreditation. Standardizes and requires the reporting of continuing education rates and mobility rates by school districts for accredit...

More...
COSigned into law 06/2005P-12Educational Data Advisory Committee
S.B. 19
Requires the state board to identify volunteer districts, boards of cooperative services and a charter school to send representatives to form the "educational data advisory committee" to work with the department to review school data reporting requirements. Re...

More...
COVetoed 06/2005P-12Corrective Action
H.B. 1216
Repeals and reenacts the corrective action provisions for underperforming public schools. Requires the state board to annually notify each district and the state charter school institute as to which, if any, of its schools received a "low" or "unsatisfactory" ...

More...
COSigned into law 06/2005P-12Sufficient Academic Growth
H.B. 1217
Modifies definition of "sufficient academic growth" for purposes of diagnostic assessment. Makes related changes to governor's distinguished improvement awards. Repeals provision requiring the state board to contract with a nationally recognized, independent a...

More...
COVetoed 06/2005P-12Diagnostic Academic Growth Calculation
S.B. 214 (Section 7-8)
Section 7: Encourages the state board to establish accreditation indicators based in part on the diagnostic academic growth calculation added by paragraph (d), section 22-7-604.3.

Section 8: Creates new paragraph (d) in section 22-7-604.3. States that a diagn...

More...
OKSigned into law 05/2005P-12Reporting Reductions and Reading Sufficiency Act
S.B. 966
Amends 70 O.S. 2001, Section 3-153, which relates to exemptions for reporting district plans to state board of education. Except for districts with one or more sites identified for school improvement pursuant to NCLB, a number of reporting requirements are red...

More...
NVSigned into law 05/2005P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Annual Report of Accountability
H.B. 527
AN ACT relating to education; renaming the University and Community College System of Nevada as the Nevada System of Higher Education; clarifying that the System includes state colleges; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. THE PEOPLE OF THE ...

More...
WARule Adoption 05/2005P-12Graduation Rate Performance Improvement Goals
WAC 3-20-390
Amends rules to require school districts and schools to set high school graduation rate improvement goals and to align these goals with requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act. WASHINGTON REG 24131 (SN)...

More...
ARSigned into law 04/2005P-12Procedures for Conducting the School Enrollment Census
S.B. 1044 (section 18)
Modifies procedures for conducting the school enrollment census. Requires school census to reflect students transferring into or out of the school from October 1 to September 30th of the following school year, rather than from October 1 to the end of the same...

More...
NDSigned into law 04/2005P-12State Accountability Plan - No Child Left Behind Act
H.B. 1434
Before the superintendent of public instruction may submit to the United States secretary of education any proposed changes in the state accountability plan required under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 [Pub. L. 107-110; 115 Stat. 1425; 20 U.S.C. 6301, e...

More...
OKEmergency Rule Adoption 04/2005P-12Charter Schools May Appeal AYP
OAC 210:10-13-18
Establishes rules concerning student assessment. Allows charter schools to appeal Adequate Yearly Progress decisions on their behalf based on statistical or other substantial reasons, directly to the Department of Education. OKLAHOMA REG 13748 (SN)...

More...
WASigned into law 04/2005P-12Federal Accountability Reporting
S.B. 5289
Disregards from federal accountability reporting those students receiving home-based instruction who participate in running start (dual/concurrent enrollment program). http://www.leg.wa.gov/pub/billinfo/2005-06/Pdf/Bills/Senate%20Passed%20Legislature/5289-S.PL...

More...
LAAdopted 03/2005P-12School, District, and State Accountability System
LAC 28:LXXXIII:4310 through 4313
Modifies provisions related to district subgroup component adequate yearly progress (AYP) indicators, district performance labels and district corrective actions. Each district shall be evaluated on the subgroup component at three different levels (grade-clust...

More...
KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Reading and Literacy Proficiency
S.J.R. 92
Directs the department of education to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the professional development, training and resources needed in each school to help each child achieve reading and literacy proficiency by 2014. Requires the department of education to s...

More...
OHSigned into law 02/2005P-12Changes in Provisions Related to No Child Left Behind
H.B. 493
Specifies that adequate yearly progress for school districts and buildings must be calculated in accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Requires the state department to submit to each member of the Senate and House Education Committees:  (1) a wr...

More...
GAAdopted 12/2004P-12Statewide Accountability
GAC 160-7-1-.01 thru .04
Clarifies rules regarding the following: single statewide accountability system; accountability system definitions; accountability profiles; and accountability system awards and consequences.
Single statewide accountability system: http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/_d...

More...
MSRule Adoption 10/2004P-12Guidelines for Testing Special Populations
IIB-3
Amends rules concerning the Guidelines for Testing Special Populations. Reflects changes specific to flexibility in the use of assessment results within the No Child Left Behind Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) model. MISSISSIPPI REG 9407 (SN)...

More...
CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Reporting School Performance
S.B. 722
Requires the comparable improvement in academic achievement to be measured by the Academic Performance Index for all numerically significant pupil subgroups within a school, including ethnic subgroups, socioeconomically disadvantaged pupils, English language l...

More...
CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Nonpublic Schools Serving Special Education Students
A.B. 1858 (multiple provisions)
Requires a master contracts with nonpublic, nonsectarian schools for the provision of special education and related services to include that, with respect to a nonpublic, nonsectarian school that is associated with a licensed children's institution, there be a...

More...
CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Insufficient Textbooks and Instructional Materials
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
Requires the county superintendent, for purposes of enforcing the use of required textbooks and instructional materials, to specifically review at least annually schools that are ranked in any of deciles 1 to 3, inclusive, of the 2003 base Academic Performance...

More...
CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Requirements for High Priority Schools Grant Candidates
A.B. 3001 (multiple provisions)
Requires that, commencing with the 2004–05 fiscal year, for a district with a school initially applying to participate in the High Priority Schools Grant Program on or after July 2004, the report include whether at least 80% of the teachers assigned to the sch...

More...
CAVetoed 09/2004P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Pupil Assessment
A.B. 2413
Places a prohibition from carrying on a program of specific preparation of the pupils for the statewide pupil assessment program or a particular test used in the statewide pupil assessment program on a charter school. Authorizes the use of instructional materi...

More...
CASigned into law 09/2004P-12School Districts: Four-Day School Week
S.B. 1138
Authorizes specified school districts to operate one or more schools in their districts on a 4-day school week, so long as the school district complies with specified requirements. Revokes the authority of a school added by the bill to operate a 4-day school w...

More...
NMRule Adoption 08/2004P-12Disciplinary Records
NMAC 6.30.2.1, .3, .10
Amends issuing agency and statutory references; requires that disciplinary records be included in the records of transferring students; requires elective courses meet PED standards; requires that accountability data system numbers be included in transcripts. N...

More...
NMRule Adoption 08/2004P-12Public Education Department Administration
NMAC 6.19.1, .3, .7, .8, .9
Amends to reflect the Public Education Department as the issuing agency, current statutory authority, adds and clarifies definitions, and amends indicators and measurement and school ratings sections. Defines adequate yearly progress (AYP) and requires AYP to ...

More...
IDTemporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 08/2004P-12Distinguished Schools, Additional Yearly Growth Award
IDAPA 08.02.03
Proposes rules regarding awards, distinguished schools, and Additional Yearly Growth (AYG) Award. http://www2.state.id.us/adm/adminrules/rules/idapa08/0203.pdf...

More...
ILSigned into law 08/2004P-12Student Achievement Improvement Grant Program
S.B. 2360
Requires the State Board of Education to implement and administer a student achievement improvement grant program to provide 2- year grants to school districts on the academic watch list and other school districts that have the lowest achieving students. Requi...

More...
ILSigned into law 07/2004P-12Student Enrollment
S.B. 2115
Amends the School Code. Allows a school or school district to deny enrollment to a student 16 years of age or older for one semester for failure to meet minimum academic or attendance standards if certain conditions are met. Requires a district to identify, tr...

More...
COEmergency Rule Adoption 07/2004P-12Accountability for Alternative Campuses
1 CCR 301-57
Clarifies rules regarding the administration of accountability for alternative campuses and processes for being designated an alternative campus. http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeboard/brdbook/2004/JULY%202004/VIII-A-1as.pdf...

More...
GAAdopted 07/2004P-12Reporting of Schools
GAC 160-5-1-.03
Clarifies rules to define school and special entity so as to ensure an accurate reporting to ensure an accurate reporting of FTEs and Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) determinations for all schools and school systems throughout the state. http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/...

More...
GAAdopted 07/2004P-12Statewide Accountability; Definitions; School Profiles
GAC 160-7-1-.01 thru -.04
Clarifies rules regarding statewide accountability, applicable definitions, school profiles, and awards and consequences; creates a single statewide accountability system consistent with state and federal law; provides valid, reliable accountability determinat...

More...
GAAdopted 07/2004P-12Middle School Program Criteria
GAC 160-4-2-.05
Clarifies rules to comply with new legislation to provide that a school may reduce the required five hours of academic time to four and one-half hours if the school has met Adequate Yearly Progress. http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/_documents/doe/legalservices/160-4-2...

More...
IDTemporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 06/2004P-12Failure to Meet Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)
IDAPA 08.02.03 §114
Clarifies rules between school and district/LEA sanctions for failing to meet Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) under the federal 'No Child Left Behind' Act. Renames School Improvement to distinguish between the plans required for all Idaho schools and that are r...

More...
AKSigned into law 06/2004P-12Teachers and Jury Duty
H.B. 353
Exempts certain teachers at schools that are designated as failing to make adequate yearly progress from jury service during school terms. http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_bill_text.asp?hsid=HB0353Z&session=23...

More...
ARRule Adoption 06/2004P-12Opportunity Public School Choice Act
ADE 173
Establishes rules regarding the guidelines, procedures and enforcement of the Arkansas Opportunity Public School Choice Act of 2004. http://arkedu.state.ar.us/pdf/ade%20173%20opportunity%20school%20choice.pdf...

More...
FLSigned into law 06/2004P-12Deaf and Blind School
S.B. 2918
Requires the Auditor General to conduct audits of accounts and records of the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind; provides that the school is a component of delivery of public education within Florida's K-20 education system; expands provisions regarding un...

More...
TNSigned into law 06/2004P-12Education Performance Goals and Measures
H.B. 3511
Deletes several sections of 49-1-601 and and substitutes new language. Relates to educational performance goals and measures;changes from dropout rates to graduation rates; provides for testing; requires all public schools and local education agencies to make...

More...
MSRule Adoption 05/2004P-12Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
(uncodified)
Amends the consolidated state application accountability workbook. Includes first year limited proficient English proficient (LEP) students in the determination of adequate yearly progress (AYP) for schools and districts at the choice of a district on a case-b...

More...
MSRule Adoption 05/2004P-12Public School Accountability Standards, 2003
(Uncodified)
Revises public school accountability standards, 2003. MISSISSIPPI REG 9117 (SN)...

More...
DERule Adoption 05/2004P-12Accountability for Schools, Districts and the State
14 DAC 103
Amends regulation to reflect the changes made to Delaware's plan under the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Changes include: definitions and the addition of State Progress Determinations. DELAWARE REG 1502 (SN) http://legis.state.de.us/LIS/Register.NS...

More...
MOTo governor 05/2004P-12School Age Children
S.B. 945
Provides a student shall not be considered a drop- out or included in a school district's educational persistence ratio for accreditation purposes for being expelled for bringing a weapon to school, violent behavior or an act of violence; provides assistance t...

More...
NJSigned into law 05/2004P-12Task Force to Study Attendance in Public Schools
A.J.R. 68
Establishes the Task Force to Study Attendance in Public Schools to study current practices within school districts in the state regarding student attendance, including, but not limited to absences, tardiness, procedures for addressing students with patterns o...

More...
VTSigned into law 05/2004P-12Supervisory Unions Included Under the No Child Left Behind Act
S.B. 308
Authorizes the state commissioner to measure whether supervisory unions are meeting state standards, for the purposes of determining pupil performance and application of consequences for failure to meet standards and for provision of compensatory and remedial ...

More...
TNSigned into law 05/2004P-12Education
S.B. 2207
Povides for notification to parents of student subgroups not making adequate yearly progress of option to transfer their children to another school in that system.
http://www.state.tn.us/sos/acts/103/pub/pc0680.pdf
...

More...
KYSigned into law 04/2004P-12School Councils
S.B. 111
Requires a scholastic audit team, when auditing a school that for two successive accountability cycles has failed to meet its goal, to include actions to improve the functioning of the school council and make recommendations concerning the council in the impro...

More...
COSigned into law 04/2004P-12Alternative Schools Under Accountability System
S.B. 83
The performance of alternative schools that qualify is to be measured under a different set of accountability indicators. Schools that serve a population that is more than 95% "at risk" as defined by the law must demonstrate baseline levels of and measurable a...

More...
LAAdopted 04/2004P-12School, District and State Accountability
LAC 28:LXXXIII.303, 311, 1701, 2701, 2702, 2703, 2713, 2715, 2717, 2719, 2721, 3905, 4001, 4003, 4005
Adopts rules relating to the implementation of fundamental changes in the classroom by helping schools and communities focus on student achievement. Clarifies method for calculating a School Performance Score for elementary, middle and high schools. Establishe...

More...
VASigned into law 04/2004P-12Standards of Learning
S.B. 416
Requires the state board, in consultation with the chairpersons of the eight regional superintendents' study groups, to provide for timely review of the Standards of Learning test scores by school divisions for coding and other errors and prompt reporting to t...

More...
KYSigned into law 04/2004P-12Student Dropouts
H.B. 178
Amends KRS 158.145 to require that all students who drop out of school be counted in the annual state dropout index. Amends KRS 158.6455 to specify that a student must be included in a school's annual average dropout rate if the student was enrolled in the sc...

More...
KYSigned into law 04/2004P-12School Accountability
H.B. 176
Amends KRS 158.6455 to require that a student be enrolled in a specific school for at least 100 days prior to the beginning of the statewide testing period being counted in the school's accountability index. A student's test scores must be counted in the acc...

More...
WVSigned into law 03/2004P-12On-site Reviews
H.B. 4001
On-site review processes are to be conducted only at the specific direction of the state board upon its determination that the performance and progress of the school or school system are persistently below standard or other circumstances exist that warrant an ...

More...
OHSigned into law 03/2004P-12Teaching Success
S.B. 2

· Creates an Educator Standards Board to develop and submit to the State Board of Education recommendations for statewide educator standards and carry out other functions recommended by the Governor's Commission on Teaching Success.
· Directs the Department o...

More...
TXRule Adoption 12/2003P-12Accountability
19 TAC 2.97.A.97.1 thru 97.4
Repeals old rules and establishes rules relating to public school accountability. Each school district must be assigned an accountability rating by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). The accountability rating of a school district is based primarily on its overa...

More...
ARRule Adoption 11/2003P-12Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment, & Accountability Program and Academic Distress Program
ADE 162
Establishes rules governing the Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment and Accountability Program and the Academic Distress Program (ACTAAP). http://arkedu.state.ar.us/pdf/ade%20162%20actaap.pdf...

More...
ILAmendatory veto by Governor - Bill Dead 11/2003P-12School Improvement and Student Achievement
S.B. 207
Amends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to implement and administer a student achievement improvement grant program to provide 2- year grants to school districts on the academic watch list and other school districts that have the lowest a...

More...
OHSigned into law 08/2003P-12State Public School Accountability System
H.B. 3--Section 3302.01
Creates the Ohio Accountability Task Force to study the state's accountability system (to make recommendations, periodically review fees for data analysis and reporting, periodically report to the department and state board, to examine the implementation of th...

More...
OHSigned into law 08/2003P-12AYP
H.B. 3--3302.01
This section defines "performance index score;" defines subgroups as major racial and ethic groups, students with disabilities, economically disadvantaged, and limited English proficient students. Defines "other academic indicators" as attendance rate for ele...

More...
MISigned into law 08/2003P-12Reporting Requirements
H.B. 4401 (multiple provisions)
Sec. 19. (1) A district shall comply with any requirements of sections 1204a, 1277, 1278, and 1280 of the revised school code, MCL 380.1204a, 380.1277, 380.1278, and 380.1280, commonly referred to as "public act 25 of 1990" that are not also
required by the no...

More...
MISigned into law 08/2003P-12Center for Educational Performance and Information
H.B. 4401 (multiple provisions)
Sec. 94a. (1) There is created within the office of the state budget director in the department of management and
budget the center for educational performance and information. The department of management and budget shall
provide administrative support to the...

More...
MISigned into law 08/2003P-12School or District Appeal of Determination Not to Have Made AYP
H.B. 4391 (multiple provisions)
Before publishing a list of schools or districts determined to have failed to make adequate yearly progress as required by the federal no child left behind act of 2001, Public Law 107-110, 115 Stat. 1425, the department shall allow a school or district to appe...

More...
OHSigned into law 08/2003P-12Measuring Attendance
H.B. 3 - Omnibus Bill -- Attendance Rates
Requires the department of education, by January 1, 2004, to provide to the General Assembly a feasible standard for measuring school district attendance rates....

More...
NYAdopted 07/2003P-12No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
NYCRR 8 100.2 (bb)
Amends rules ensuring state and local educational agency compliance with the No Child Left Behind Act. NEW YORK REG 15972 (SN) http://www.regents.nysed.gov/July2003/0703brca2.htm From summary presented to board: Establishes accountability performance criteri...

More...
CAEmergency Rule Adoption 07/2003P-12Alternative Schools Accountability Model (ASAM)
Title 5 CCR 1068 thru 1074
Establishes emergency rules concerning alternative schools accountability model. CALIFORNIA REG 15452 (SN)
http://ccr.oal.ca.gov/cgi-bin/om_isapi.dll?clientID=125942&E22=Title%205&E23=1068&E24=&infobase=ccr&querytemplate=%261.%20Go%20to%20a%20Specific%20Sectio...

More...
MDRule Adoption 06/2003P-12Review and Recognition of Schools under NCLB
COMAR 13A.01.04.09
A. The State Board and the State Superintendent of Schools shall annually review the progress of each local school system to determine if the school system is making AYP in reading and in mathematics and shall publicize the results of the review to each local ...

More...
MDRule Adoption 06/2003P-12Student Performance Areas to Include in NCLB Reporting and Accountability
COMAR 13A.01.04.04
A. Student Performance Areas. The following data-based areas shall be measured by the standards in Regulation .05 of this chapter and reported annually as provided in Regulation .06 of this chapter to assess school and student performance:
(1) Maryland School ...

More...
MDRule Adoption 06/2003P-12AYP Measures
COMAR 13A.01.04.05
A. The attendance rate represents the average daily attendance rate of students in grades 1-12, including ungraded special education students. Summer school attendance is excluded. The proficient standard is 94 percent and the advanced standard is 96 percent.
...

More...
DERule Adoption 06/2003P-12School Accountability for Academic Performance
14 DAC 101, 103
Amended regulation to conform to state and federal statutes that address school, district and state accountability for student performance; added five levels of performance for students in grades 2, 4, 6, 7 and 9 in reading, writing and mathematics beginning i...

More...
WVRule Adoption 06/2003P-12Measures of Academic Progress Program
Title 126, Series 14
Provides rules relating to the measures of academic progress program. WEST VIRGINIA REG 4253 (SN)...

More...
VTSigned into law 06/2003P-12Homeless and Migrant Children
S.B. 185
This act clarifies that the state board of education is authorized to administer federal education funds available under the No Child Left Behind Act; for the next two years, authorizes the commissioner of education to make an annual, instead of biennial, dete...

More...
NVSigned into law 06/2003P-12Alignment with No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability Provisions
S.B. 1 (Omnibus Bill)
The measure revises the public school accountability provisions of the Nevada Education Reform Act and related sections of the law to conform to requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. The bill requires the state board to define the meas...

More...
FLSigned into law 06/2003P-12Education Accountability
H.B. 915
Expands legislative intent for K-20 education performance accountability system; provides requirements and implementation schedule for performance-based funding; provides mission, goals, and measures; requires collection of certain data; provides eligibility c...

More...
TXto governor 06/2003P-12Personal Graduation Plans
S.B. 1108 (Section 28.0212)
Requires the principal or other staff to identify each student who (1) hasn't performed well on assessments; (2) is not likely to receive a diploma before the fifth year of high school and then develop a graduation plan for each student that (1) identifies edu...

More...
TXto governor 06/2003P-12Training for Teachers of ELL Students
S.B. 1108 (Section 39.024)
Requires the state agency to develop and make available teacher training materials and other teacher training resources to assist teachers in enabling students of limited English proficiency to meet state performance expectations. The teacher training resourc...

More...
TXto governor 06/2003P-12Intensive Program of Instruction
S.B. 1108 (Section 28.0213)
Requires districts to offer an intensive program of instruction to a student who does not perform satisfactorily on an assessment instrument administered under Subchapter B, Chapter 39. This program must be designed to: (1) enable the student to: (A) to th...

More...
TXSigned into law 05/2003P-12Relates to Public School Dropout and Completion
S.B. 186
Requires dropout rates, including dropout rates and district completion rates for grade levels 9 through 12, be computed in accordance
with standards and definitions adopted by the National Center for Education Statistics of the United States Department of Edu...

More...
OKSigned into law 05/2003P-12Accountability
H.B. 1414 (Accountability Component)
Requires the state board to develop and implement in accordance with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 2001 (ESEA), P.L. No. 107-110, also known as the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, an accountability system as provided for in 20 U.S.C., 6311 an...

More...
TXSigned into law 05/2003P-12Accreditation of Public School Districts
H.B. 2683
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, for purposes of determining the performance of a school district under this chapter, including the accreditation status of the district, a student confined by court order in a residential program or facility op...

More...
MDSigned into law 05/2003P-12Data Collection Forms for Schools
H.B. 1055
Extends the implementation date for the applicability of specified standards for data collection forms for schools, school systems, and the state department of education. http://mlis.state.md.us/2003rs/bills/hb/hb1055t.rtf...

More...
TXRule Adoption 05/2003P-12Youth Commission Schools
37 TAC 91.41
Amends rules concerning education administration. Clarifies that Youth Commission schools are accredited under certain provisions. TEXAS REG 85576 (SN)...

More...
OHRule Adoption 05/2003P-12Licensure
OAC 3301-24-05
New definition states that a highly qualified teacher is one who holds at least a bachelor's degree and has full state certification through a Board-approved certificate or license, such as a professional teaching license for Pre K-3 or 4-9 at the elementary l...

More...
WASigned into law 05/2003P-12Pilot Program
H.B. 2012
A new section is added to chapter 28A.630 13 RCW. Creates the special services pilot program to encourage participating school districts to provide early intensive reading and language assistance to students who are struggling academically. The goal of such a...

More...
MNSigned into law 05/2003P-12School Accountability and Appeals Process
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Requires the state commissioner of education to use objective criteria based on student performance levels to identify four to six designations for high- to low-performing schools. Performance criteria must take into account at least student academic performan...

More...
WVRule Adoption 05/2003P-12Process for Improving Education
Title 126, Series 13
This rule establishes an accountability system to determine the adequate yearly progress of West Virginia public schools and a system of education performance audits which measures the quality of education and the preparation of students based on the standards...

More...
NMSigned into law 03/2003P-12Adequate Yearly Progress Section
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends 22-1-2 to add new definition: "adequate yearly progress" means the measure adopted by the state board based on federal requirements to assess the progress that a student, a public school or school district or the state makes toward improving student ac...

More...
NMSigned into law 03/2003P-12Adquate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Outlines procedures and timelines for schools that have failed to make adequate yearly progress for two consecutive years (ranked as a school that needs improvement). These schools must develop an improvement plan with documentation of performance measures in...

More...
NMSigned into law 03/2003P-12Graduation Rates
S.B. 394
Requires school districts to track graduation rates for high school in the district....

More...
SDSigned into law 03/2003P-12Accountability System for Public Schools
S.B. 40
Establishes a single, statewide state accountability system. The system is required to hold public schools and public school districts accountable for the academic achievement of their students and must ensure that all public schools and all public school dist...

More...
OHAdopted 01/2003P-12Ohio's Proposal for a Unitary Accountability System
Resolution
Board adopted the design for a statewide school building and school district accountability system, which is officially entitled "Ohio's Proposal for a Unitary Accountability System." The measure puts the board on track to fulfill the requirements of the "No C...

More...
NMAdopted 12/2002P-12Indicators and Measurements/School Ratings
NMAC 6.19.1.8, 6.19.1.9; 6.19.2.16
Establishes rules annually measuring public schools on the five statewide indicators. All scores, rates, and other measures used in the Accountability Rating System are to be verified by the department. Assessment data is to be considered for accountability ra...

More...
NMAdopted 12/2002P-12Public School Accountability, General Provisions
6.19.1, 6.19.2 NMAC
Amends rules regarding the annual measurement of schools. http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/parts/title06/06.019.0001.pdf 6.19.1.9 Addresses school ratings: A. A school's rating will determine when intervention is appropriate. B. A school's rating is deter...

More...
PAAdopted 12/2002P-12No Child Left Behind Act 32 PAB 6096
22 PA. CODE CH. 403
Promulgates rules relating to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Ensures that all children have the opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at minimum, proficiency on challenging State achievement standards and academic assessments. Provid...

More...
NJAdopted 10/2002P-12Standards and Assessment for Student Achievement STATE ID: 34 NJR 2916
NJAC 6A:8
Establishes rules relating to standards and assessment for student achievement. Specifies: inclusion of all students in the school and district assessment and accountability system, mobility, the Alternate Proficiency Assessment (APA), updates cross-references...

More...
TXActive 08/2002P-12Adequate Yearly Progress
N/A
Prior to NCLB and under the Improving America's Schools Act, Texas had a wavier to identify Title I schools for improvement based on an data. Under this waiver, Texas identified 121 Title I schools for School Improvement for the 2000-2001 school year (based on...

More...
MASigned into law 08/2002P-12District Programs for and Assessment of Limited English Proficient Students
H.B. 5010
Creates within department the office of language acquisition to aid the commissioner in overseeing creation of district English language learners programs, and to gather and disseminate to districts best practices in terms of programs and techniques for bringi...

More...
AKAdopted 08/2002P-12School Designators
4 AAC 06 - Article 4
Establishes the indicators and formulas used to measure school performance. http://www.eed.state.ak.us/regs/adopted/4AAC06_schooldesignators.pdf...

More...
TNSigned into law 07/2002P-12Intervention in Low-Performing Schools
H.B. 3159
By September 1 of each year, the commissioner is required to recommend for approval to the state board a listing of all schools to be placed on notice or probation for failure to make adequate progress. If a school system is deemed by the commissioner as not c...

More...
AKAdopted 06/2002P-12School Designators
4 AAC 06
Each school will receive accountability points for each student included in school accountability, based on their performance category ("Advanced," "Proficient," "Below Proficient," or "Not Proficient") Performance on Benchmark Test Accountability Points: Adva...

More...
AZSigned into law 05/2002P-12Performance Indices, School Classification and Intervention for Failing Schools
H.B. 2658
Requires that the academic achievement profile report for schools serving students grades K-8 include as indicators the Arizona Measure of Academic Progress and the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) test. Academic achievement profile reports for s...

More...
MDSigned into law 05/2002P-12Districts to Develop Comprehensive Master Plans
S.B. 856
Requires each county board to develop and implement comprehensive master plan that states the goals and strategies to be used to raise student achievement and meet state and local performance standards in each segment of the student population. Plans must be s...

More...
KYSigned into law 04/2002P-12Closing the Achievement Gap
S.B. 168
Requires the Department of Education, by 11/01 of each year, to provide each school council, or the principal if a school council does not exist, with nonaggregated data on its students' performance on the statewide test with an equity analysis on the achievem...

More...
WASigned into law 03/2002P-12Disaggregating data
S.B. 6456
Authorizes the Academic Achievement and Accountability Commission to set performance improvement goals for certain groups of students and dropout goals. The goals shall be consistent with student privacy protection provisions of RCW 28A.655.090(7) and shall n...

More...
INSigned into law 03/2002P-12District Review of Programs to Consider Consequences of Tracking, Ability Grouping or Screening of Students by Test Results
S.B. 292
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...

More...
CASigned into law 10/2001P-12Changes In the States Accountability Reward System
A.B. 1295
Deletes the provision by which schools that meet the State target are eligible for the Governor's Performance Award Program and would require a school, including a school participating in the Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program, to meet at a...

More...
CASigned into law 10/2001P-12High Priority Schools Grant Program for Low Performing Schools
A.B. 961
Establishes the High Priority Schools Grant Program for Low Performing Schools within the Public Schools Accountability Act. Requires a school that participates in the High Priority Schools Grant Program for Low Performing Schools that maintains kindergarten o...

More...