|CT||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Low Performing District - Including Charter Schools in Accountability|
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...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Accountability|
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...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Repealing Accountability Provisions|
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...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2011||P-12||Size of Pupil Subgroups for Purposes of API Reporting|
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 ...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Adequate Yearly Progress and Other Data|
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...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Low-performing Schools and AYP|
Relates to school improvement plans, corrective action and supplemental services for low-performing schools based on adequate yearly progress measures.
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||School 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 ...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Allows Schools Making AYP Discretion Regarding Assessments/Instructional Strategies|
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...
|NY||Adopted 12/2009||P-12||Differentiated 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...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Reporting, 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...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Annual 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...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Student Academic Achievement and Growth|
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...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Determination of Who is a Dropout|
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...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Transition 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...
|LA||Adopted 10/2008||P-12||Alternative Assessment Results|
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.
|OH||Passed 05/2008||P-12||Approves State Board Changes to Accountability|
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.
|OR||Adopted 01/2008||P-12||AYP Appeals Processes|
Directs the Superintendent of Public Instruction to appoint a committee to hear substantive appeals from schools relating adequate yearly progress (AYP) determinations. ...
|LA||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||School, 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...
|LA||Adopted 10/2007||P-12||Louisiana 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...
|WV||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Performance 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...
|LA||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Rewards 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...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||AYP Calculations|
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...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Accountability|
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...
|LA||Adopted 04/2007||P-12||District 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...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Contract 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...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2007||P-12||Public School Accountability & Assessment|
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...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||NCLB Consequences for Schools and Reporting Requirements|
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...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||High Quality Educational Programs|
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 ...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Funding Based on AYP|
Repeals provisions related to distribution of funds to school districts based on adequate yearly progress (§ 13-3-70 through 72).
|LA||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||School, 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...
|AK||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||REQUIREMENTS 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
|LA||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||Statewide 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;
3. English I;
4. English II;
6. American History;
|OK||Adopted 12/2006||P-12||Education Services for Incarcerated Students|
(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...
|LA||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||School 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...
|LA||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||School 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...
|IL||Adopted 10/2006||P-12||Achievement 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...
|AK||Rule Adoption 10/2006||P-12||Subgroups 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.
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...
|CA||Vetoed 08/2006||P-12||NCLB Proficiency Levels|
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 ...
|LA||Adopted 08/2006||P-12||School, 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...
|KY||Emergency Rule Adoption 08/2006||P-12||Formula 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...
|DE||Adopted 07/2006||P-12||Accountability 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...
|LA||Adopted 06/2006||P-12||Accountability 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...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Miscellaneous 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...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||AYP Reporting|
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...
|LA||Adopted 04/2006||P-12||District 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)...
|MS||Rule Adoption 04/2006||P-12||Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook|
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...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Funds 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 ...
|OK||Adopted 03/2006||P-12||AYP Appeal|
Allows charter schools to appeal Adequate Yearly Progress decisions on their behalf based on statistical or other substantial reasons....
|SD||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||District Funding Related to Meeting Adequate Yearly Progress|
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 ...
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 ...
|LA||Adopted 11/2005||P-12||AYP 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...
|KY||Adopted 11/2005||P-12||Accountability 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...
|LA||Adopted 11/2005||P-12||NCLB 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
|MS||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||Hurrican Katrina and school accountability|
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...
|TX||Adopted 09/2005||P-12||Annual 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)...
|TX||Adopted 09/2005||P-12||Accountability 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...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||No Child Left Behind Accountability|
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...
|DE||Rule Adoption 08/2005||P-12||Educational 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...
|TX||Adopted 06/2005||P-12||Adequately 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)...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Accreditation Indicators and Dropout/Graduation Rates|
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...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Educational Data Advisory Committee|
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...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Corrective Action|
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" ...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Sufficient Academic Growth|
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...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Diagnostic 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...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Reporting Reductions and Reading Sufficiency Act|
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...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
|Annual Report of Accountability|
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 ...
|WA||Rule Adoption 05/2005||P-12||Graduation Rate Performance Improvement Goals|
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)...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Procedures 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...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||State Accountability Plan - No Child Left Behind Act|
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...
|OK||Emergency Rule Adoption 04/2005||P-12||Charter Schools May Appeal AYP|
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)...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Federal Accountability Reporting|
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...
|LA||Adopted 03/2005||P-12||School, 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...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Reading and Literacy Proficiency|
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...
|OH||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Changes in Provisions Related to No Child Left Behind|
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...
|GA||Adopted 12/2004||P-12||Statewide 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...
|MS||Rule Adoption 10/2004||P-12||Guidelines for Testing Special Populations|
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)...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Reporting School Performance|
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...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Nonpublic 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...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Insufficient 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...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Requirements 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...
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...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||School Districts: Four-Day School Week|
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...
|NM||Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||Disciplinary Records|
NMAC 184.108.40.206, .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...
|NM||Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||Public 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 ...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 08/2004||P-12||Distinguished Schools, Additional Yearly Growth Award|
Proposes rules regarding awards, distinguished schools, and Additional Yearly Growth (AYG) Award. http://www2.state.id.us/adm/adminrules/rules/idapa08/0203.pdf...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Student Achievement Improvement Grant Program|
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...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Student Enrollment|
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...
|CO||Emergency Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Accountability 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...
|GA||Adopted 07/2004||P-12||Reporting of Schools|
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/...
|GA||Adopted 07/2004||P-12||Statewide 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...
|GA||Adopted 07/2004||P-12||Middle School Program Criteria|
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...
|ID||Temporary Rule Adoption - Concurrently Proposed 06/2004||P-12||Failure 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...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Teachers and Jury Duty|
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...
|AR||Rule Adoption 06/2004||P-12||Opportunity Public School Choice Act|
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...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Deaf and Blind School|
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...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Education Performance Goals and Measures|
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...
|MS||Rule Adoption 05/2004||P-12||Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook|
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...
|MS||Rule Adoption 05/2004||P-12||Public School Accountability Standards, 2003|
Revises public school accountability standards, 2003. MISSISSIPPI REG 9117 (SN)...
|DE||Rule Adoption 05/2004||P-12||Accountability 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...
|MO||To governor 05/2004||P-12||School Age Children|
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...
|NJ||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Task Force to Study Attendance in Public Schools|
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...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Supervisory Unions Included Under the No Child Left Behind Act|
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 ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Education|
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.
|KY||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||School Councils|
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...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Alternative Schools Under Accountability System|
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...
|LA||Adopted 04/2004||P-12||School, 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...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Standards of Learning|
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...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Student Dropouts|
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...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||School Accountability|
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...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||On-site Reviews|
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 ...
|OH||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Teaching Success|
· 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...
|TX||Rule Adoption 12/2003||P-12||Accountability|
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...
|AR||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment, & Accountability Program and Academic Distress Program|
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...
|IL||Amendatory veto by Governor - Bill Dead 11/2003||P-12||School Improvement and Student Achievement|
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...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||State 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...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||AYP|
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...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Reporting 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...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Center 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...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||School 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...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Measuring 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....
|NY||Adopted 07/2003||P-12||No 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...
|CA||Emergency Rule Adoption 07/2003||P-12||Alternative Schools Accountability Model (ASAM)|
Title 5 CCR 1068 thru 1074
Establishes emergency rules concerning alternative schools accountability model. CALIFORNIA REG 15452 (SN)
|MD||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Review and Recognition of Schools under NCLB|
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 ...
|MD||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Student Performance Areas to Include in NCLB Reporting and Accountability|
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 ...
|MD||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||AYP Measures|
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.
|DE||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||School 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...
|WV||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Measures of Academic Progress Program|
Title 126, Series 14
Provides rules relating to the measures of academic progress program. WEST VIRGINIA REG 4253 (SN)...
|VT||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Homeless and Migrant Children|
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...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Alignment 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...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Education Accountability|
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...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12||Personal 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...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12||Training 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...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12||Intensive 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...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Relates to Public School Dropout and Completion|
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...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Accountability|
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...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Accreditation of Public School Districts|
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...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Data Collection Forms for Schools|
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...
|TX||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||Youth 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)...
|OH||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||Licensure|
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...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Pilot Program|
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...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||School 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...
|WV||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||Process 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...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Adequate 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...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Adquate 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...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Graduation Rates|
Requires school districts to track graduation rates for high school in the district....
|SD||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Accountability System for Public Schools|
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...
|OH||Adopted 01/2003||P-12||Ohio's Proposal for a Unitary Accountability System|
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...
|NM||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||Indicators and Measurements/School Ratings|
NMAC 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168; 22.214.171.124
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...
|NM||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||Public 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 126.96.36.199 Addresses school ratings: A. A school's rating will determine when intervention is appropriate. B. A school's rating is deter...
|PA||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||No 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...
|NJ||Adopted 10/2002||P-12||Standards and Assessment for Student Achievement STATE ID: 34 NJR 2916|
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...
|TX||Active 08/2002||P-12||Adequate Yearly Progress|
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...
|MA||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||District Programs for and Assessment of Limited English Proficient Students|
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...
|AK||Adopted 08/2002||P-12||School 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...
|TN||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Intervention in Low-Performing Schools|
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...
|AK||Adopted 06/2002||P-12||School 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...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Performance Indices, School Classification and Intervention for Failing Schools|
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...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Districts to Develop Comprehensive Master Plans|
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...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Closing the Achievement Gap|
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...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Disaggregating data|
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...
|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 10/2001||P-12||Changes In the States Accountability Reward System|
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...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2001||P-12||High Priority Schools Grant Program for Low Performing Schools|
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...