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State Status/Date Level Summary
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...

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UTSigned into law 03/2010P-12
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Money-Saving Measures
H.B. 166
Section 1: Directs the state board, by December 31, 2010, to review mandates provided for in administrative rule, to determine whether some could be waived to remove funding pressures on public schools temporarily.

Sections 2-4: Eliminates the requirement to...

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UTSigned into law 03/2010P-12State Reporting of Class Size and Charter School Funding
S.B. 56
Modifies the state superintendent's annual report of the public school system by: (1) requiring reporting of data on average class sizes calculated in accordance with state board of education rule; (2) modifying the reporting of pupil-teacher ratios and (3) de...

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TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12District Reporting Requirements
H.B. 3041
Directs the state education agency to develop and maintain a comprehensive schedule that addresses all district reporting requirements (including those imposed by entities other than the state education agency), and that specifies the date by which a school di...

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KYAdopted 02/2009P-12School and District Report Cards
703 KAR 5:140
Amends rules regarding content and distribution of school and district report cards. Provides that as accurate, reliable data become available from student information systems, the department of education will link school, district and state data to the school...

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ORSigned into law 07/2007P-12Oregon Report Card
H.B. 2263C, Section 9
The purpose of the Oregon Report Card is to monitor trends among school districts and OregonĒs progress toward achieving the goals stated in this chapter and the Department of Education key performance measures established by the Oregon Progress Board. The Ore...

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COSigned into law 05/2007P-12State Report Card Requirements and Procedures
H.B. 1345
Concerns modifications to school accountability reports. Spells out various proceedures and requirements related to state and No Child Left Behind school, district and state accountability report cards.
http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics/clics2007a/csl.nsf/fsbil...

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ORAdopted 11/2006P-12Date for Issuing Report Cards
OAR 581-022-1060
Description notes that the best practice would be to issue report cards as early as possible, so that schools have critical information for improving instruction and parents have critical information to make decisions regarding public school choice and supplem...

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KYAdopted 06/2006P-12School and District Report Cards
703 KAR 5:140
Establishes rules regarding the standards for a school and district report card. http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/703/005/140.htm...

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FLSigned into law 05/2006P-12School Report Cards- High School Data
H.B. 7087 (Section 11)
School districts and boards must provide information regarding performance of students and educational programs as required pursuant to ss. 1008.22 and 1008.385 and implement a system of school reports as required by statute and State Board of Education rule.T...

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FLSigned into law 05/2006P-12School Report Cards
H.B. 7087 (Section 46)
Requires school report cards to be delivered -- not just available -- to parents.
The Department of Education will annually develop, in collaboration with the school districts, a school report card to be delivered to parents throughout each school district. Th...

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FLSigned into law 05/2006P-12School Improvement Rating for Alternative Schools
H.B. 7087 (Section 47)

Alternative schools that provide dropout-prevention and academic-intervention services pursuant to s. 1003.53 shall receive a school-improvement rating. The school-improvement rating must identify schools as having one of the following ratings: (a) "Improving...

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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...

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OKSigned into law 05/2005P-12Student Tracking and Reporting (STAR) Pilot Program
H.B. 1021 (multiple provisions)
One section of this bill creates the Student Tracking and Reporting (STAR) Pilot Program. Requires interoperability with other state student data management and reporting systems; directs exploration of delivery systems for certain purposes; requires utilizati...

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SCSigned into law 05/2005P-12
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Community College
South Carolina Education and Economic Development Act
H.B. 3155
Adds a new chapter (59) establishing the South Carolina Education and Economic Development Act. Provides for the development of a curriculum organized around a career cluster system that must provide students with both strong academics and real-world problem s...

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MOSigned into law 05/2005P-12Report cards/ teacher tenure
H.B. 297
REPORT CARDS

Currently, school districts are required to produce an annual
accountability report card for each school building, distribute
copies to the households with students, and make copies available
to other members of the public upon request. This bil...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005P-12Student Assessment Scores
H.B. 2881
Concerns assessments scores for students attending the Arkansas school for mathematics, sciences and the arts of the University of Arkansas. Requires assessment scores under the Arkansas Comprehensive, Testing, Assessment and Accountability Program for
assessm...

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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...

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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...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12State Reimbursement for the School Accountability Report Card and the STAR Program
A.B. 2855 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 19: Existing law requires the governing board of a school district maintaining an elementary or secondary school to develop and cause to be implemented for each school in the school district a school accountability report card that includes specified info...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Review of Audit Exceptions
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 13: Requires the county superintendent of schools to include in the review of audit exceptions those audit exceptions related to use of instructional materials program funds, teacher misassignments, and information reported on the school accountability re...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12School Accountability Report Cards
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 10: Requires the school accountability report card to include information regarding the availability of sufficient textbooks and other instructional materials for each pupil, any needed maintenance of school facilities to ensure good repair, the misassign...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12Public School Performance Accountability Program:Opportunity for Teaching and Learning Index
S.B. 1419
Existing law establishes the Public School Performance Accountability Program which consists of the Academic Performance
Index (API), the Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program, and the High Achieving/Improving Schools Program. The API
measure...

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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 ...

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ILSigned into law 08/2004P-12Student Dropout Rate Report
S.B. 3109
Amends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish a system for accurate tracking of transfer students. Requires that certain students be counted as dropouts unless the school district sends a notice that the student is enrolled elsewhe...

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AKSigned into law 07/2004P-12School Performance Reports
H.B. 405
Relates to reports on school and school district performance; relates to accountability of public schools and school districts. http://www.legis.state.ak.us/basis/get_bill_text.asp?hsid=HB0405Z&session=23...

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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/...

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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...

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COSigned into law 04/2004P-12Parental Questions On School Reports
H.B. 1217
Concerns changes to the school accountability report to include a page that specifies certain information a parent may request from a school. http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics2004a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont2/...

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COSigned into law 03/2004P-12State School Accountability Reports
H.B. 1124
Changes the state school accountability report to add information on adequate yearly progress; adds information on achievement levels for various subgroups of students. http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics2004a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont3/C2D25CD76E178B3687256DE40060AE49?...

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ARSigned into law 01/2004P-12Student Assessment and Educational Accountability Act of 2004 - Reporting
S.B. 33 §§ 1, 4, 5, 6
Amends Ark. Code § 6-15-404, adds 6-15-434, 6-15-1806, 6-15-1901, 6-15-1902, 6-15-1903 .Creates the Student Assessment and Educational Accountability act of 2003; requires the establishment of a reporting system of schools' academic performance on the state-ma...

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ARSigned into law 01/2004P-12Arkansas Opportunity Public School Choice Act of 2004 - Timely ID
S.B. 33 § 7
Add Ark. Code 6-18-227. Requires parental/student notification as soon as practicable that school has been designated Level 1 performance for two or more consecutive years and available options including transfer. The state is responsible for necessary transpo...

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OHSigned into law 08/2003P-12Report Cards
H.B. 3--Sec. 3302-021
Requires, by July 1, 2005 and not later than July 1, 2007, the implementation of a value-added progress dimension for districts and buildings, and the integration of that dimension into the report cards and performance ratings. Requires the state board to ado...

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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...

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NHBecame law without governor's signature 07/2003P-12New Hampshire School District Profiles
H.B. 139 (193-E:3, III)
States that a comprehensive, statewide educational accountability system should include reporting on pupil performance at the school, school district, and state levels. Not later than December 1, 2003, and annually thereafter, the department must issue a publi...

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NYAdopted 07/2003P-12No Child Left Behind Act of 2001-Public Reporting Req.
Section 100.2(m) of Title 8 NYCRR
Establishes rules to establish criteria and procedures to ensure State and local educational agency compliance with the provisions of the Federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 relating to public reporting requirements. NEW YORK REG 15899 (SN) The proposed ...

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NYAdopted 07/2003P-12No Child Left Behind Act of 2001-Data Reporting Req.
8 NYCRR Section 100.2(bb)
Establishes rules to establish criteria and procedures relating to school district data reporting to ensure State and local educational agency compliance with the provisions of the Federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 relating to public reporting requireme...

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UTRule Adoption 07/2003P-12Data Standards, Deadlines and Procedures
R277-484
Amends rules to provide specific standards, deadlines, and procedures for school districts and the State Office of Education to fulfill their respective responsibilities for the collection and reporting of nonassessment data essential to both school accountabi...

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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 ...

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MDRule Adoption 06/2003P-12NCLB-Related School Performance Reporting Requirements
COMAR 13A.01.04.06
A. Maryland School Performance Report.
(1) Annually before the beginning of the school year, the Department shall publish the Maryland School Performance Report for the State, school systems, and schools.
(2) Annually, each local school system shall publish th...

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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 ...

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DERule Adoption 06/2003P-12Education Profiles/Schools/Districts and the State
14 DAC 104
Establishes rules due to changes in state and federal statutes concerning school, district and state accountability for student performance; continues the mandates for the development of profiles for schools districts and the state; includes the information th...

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NVSigned into law 06/2003P-12Reporting Test Scores to Parents and Timely Identification Provisions
S.B. 1 (Omnibus Bill)
The Legislative Committee on Education is authorized to review state board regulations adopted pursuant to the bill. School districts are required to develop plans by which parents will receive student test scores in a timely manner; and the Nevada Department...

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NVSigned into law 06/2003P-12Assessment, Reporting Requirements
S.B. 1 (Omnibus Bill)
Senate Bill 1 also revises provisions governing accountability and reporting requirements, in accordance with implementing spring testing for all statewide achievement tests in grades 3 through 8. Until the 2005-2006 school year, the state will use the combin...

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COVetoed 05/2003P-12School Accountability Reports
S.B. 275
Eliminates the requirement that the department of education print and provide to each public school a specified number of school accountability reports; eliminates the requirement that a public school distribute copies of its school accountability report to ev...

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DESigned into law 05/2003P-12Education Profile Reports
S.B. 76
Requires the State Department of Education to issue Delaware Public Education Profiles for all public schools, including charter schools and vocational-technical school districts, on or before August 1 of each year. The purpose of the profiles is to report on ...

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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...

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INSigned into law 04/2003P-12School Corporation Performance Report; Graduation Rate
H.B. 1120
Changes the required publication date and some components of school corporation annual performance reports. Provides for reports to be made available on the Internet. Requires school corporations to provide free copies of reports upon request. Removes language...

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COSigned into law 04/2003P-12Department of Education Accountability Reports
S.B. 117
Concerns the schedule by which the Department of Education releases school accountability reports; deletes the requirement that the department wait to update its website to include reports until after the department transmits the reports for printing. http://w...

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ARSigned into law 04/2003P-12Quality Education Act of 2003 - School Improvement
H.B. 2697 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends §§ 6-15-420 - 6-15-429. Requires the state board to establish a clear concise system of reporting the academic performance of each school on the state mandated criterion reference exam which conforms with the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act...

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ARSigned into law 04/2003P-12Quality Education Act of 2003 - Accountability and Assessment
H.B. 2697 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends §§ 6-15-402 - 6-15-406. Creates the Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment, and Accountability Program Act; including requiring the State Board of Education to establish standards defining what students should know in content areas and a system for ...

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NMSigned into law 03/2003P-12Reporting
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds a new section (22-2A-11). Requires state board to adopt the format for reporting student scores to parents. If the state board has adopted a state improving schools program, the annual report must include the results of that program for each public scho...

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

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PASigned into law 12/2002P-12State Report Card
H.B. 204
Amends the Public School Code (P.L.30, NO.14). Provides for a state report card and for the collection of data that meets the requirements of NCLB. Specifies that the report card information is to be distributed on the Web and contain data for the state, dist...

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AKAdopted 12/2002P-12High School Graduation Examinations
4 AAC 06.755
Requires every sophomore to take the high school graduation exam. Juniors who have failed must be retested at least once each school year on the portions of the exam that they have not yet passed. On their school reports, high schools must state the number a...

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ALActive 10/2002P-12Reporting to Parents
N/A
"Parents Right to Know" annotated document about NCLB.
http://www.alsde.edu/html/doc_download.asp?id=20029308446&section=57...

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AZActive 10/2002P-12Accountability Reporting
N/A
Arizona LEARNS Achievement Profiles Results: http://www.ade.az.gov/azlearns/...

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CAActive 10/2002P-12Parental Notification for NCLB
N/A
Parental notification requirements for NCLB: (http://www.cde.ca.gov/govaffairs/attacha.html)...

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GAActive 10/2002P-12Accountability Reporting
N/A
2000-01 Report Card web page: (http://techservices.doe.k12.ga.us/reportcard/)...

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IDActive 10/2002P-12Acountability Reporting
N/A
2000-01 State and District Profiles: http://www.sde.state.id.us/DistProfiles/DistrictProfiles.asp...

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LAActive 10/2002P-12Accountability Reporting
N/A
Accountability Reports: (http://www.doe.state.la.us/DOE/asps/home.asp?I=PROF98)
1998-1999 Report Cards: (http://www.doe.state.la.us/DOE/asps/home.asp?I=PARENTS)...

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MDActive 10/2002P-12Accountability Reporting
N/A
Performance Reporting Web site: http://msp.msde.state.md.us/...

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MSActive 10/2002P-12Accountability Reporting
N/a
2000-2001 Mississippi Record Card: (http://www.ms.gov/frameset.jsp?URL=http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/)...

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NEActive 10/2002P-12Accountability Reporting
N/A
2000-2001 Report Card: (http://reportcard.nde.state.ne.us/Main/PDFDownload.asp)...

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OKActive 10/2002P-12Accountability Reporting
N/A
Report Cards and Statistics: http://www.sde.state.ok.us/other.html...

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SCActive 10/2002P-12Accountability Reporting
N/A
2001 Report Cards web page: (http://www.myscschools.com/reportcard/)...

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WVActive 10/2002P-12Accountability Reporting
N/A
Report Cards web page: http://wvde.state.wv.us/data/report_cards/...

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WAActive 09/2002P-12Accountability Reporting
N/A
2002-03 District and school report card requirements: (http://www.k12.wa.us/ESEA/pubdocs/Reportcardchecklist.pdf). Also, Washington has a special edition of its report card -- one that meets the requirements of No Child Left Behind (NCLB or ESEA). To view, u...

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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...

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FLSigned into law 08/2002P-12Education Code Re-Write: School Improvement and Accountability Program; Florida School Recognition Program
S.B. 20E
Eliminates commissioner waiver authority in school improvement/accountability system (see bill section 379, page 849, line 29 ff) Places Florida School Recognition Program eligibility on basis of school grades rather than application process. According to legi...

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ILSigned into law 07/2002P-12School Report Cards
H.B. 5663
Amends the School Code. Provides that the school report card assessing the performance of a school district's schools and students must specify the amount of money that the district receives from all sources. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementa...

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AKSigned into law 06/2002P-12School Performance Designation and Improvement Deadlines Pushed Back
H.B. 352
Requires school report cards to include performance designations and the department to monitor the progress of the implementation of school improvement plans starting in January 2005 rather than January 2003. Requires the department to begin assigning performa...

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ILSigned into law 06/2002P-12NAEP Testing, School Report Cards, Parental Notification of Child Placement in Bilingual Program, Supplemental Aid to Low-Income Districts
S.B. 1983
Requires schools that are part of the sample drawn by the National Center for Education Statistics to administer the biennial State academic assessments of 4th and 8th grade reading and mathematics under the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Provide...

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COSigned into law 05/2002P-12Alternative Education Campuses
S.B. 94
Requires state board to establish criteria and application process for a school to be designated an alternative education campus. Mandates that criteria and application process include specified components. Permits charter school meeting criteria to be designa...

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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...

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AZSigned into law 05/2002P-12Annual Reports on Schools and Districts
S.B. 1331
Changes distribution deadline for state board's annual reports for every school and district and the state as a whole from July 1 to September 1; removes "grade equivalents" as an area in which standardized test scores by subject area are to be reported. http:...

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KSSigned into law 05/2002P-12Curriculum Standards Review, State School Report Card, Pupil Performance Study
S.B. 9
Requires review of curriculum standards in certain core academic areas every five instead of three years. Changes date to requires state board to prepare public education performance report card on or before January 1 of each academic year. Eliminates language...

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MDSigned into law 05/2002P-12Equal Access to Government Services to LEP Individuals
S.B. 265
States the intent of the general assembly that state agencies provide equal access to public services for individuals with limited English proficiency; requires documents to be translated into any language spoken by 3% of any limited English proficient populat...

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INSigned into law 03/2002P-12Districts Annual Performance Reports
H.B. 1108
Changes the required publication date and some components of school corporation annual performance reports; provides for reports to be made available on the Internet; requires school corporations to provide free copies of reports to persons who request copies;...

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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...

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OHSigned into law 11/2001P-12Performance Indicators Provision
S.B. 1
Repeals all former district performance indicators, and requires the state board to establish at least 17 new indicators annually through 2006, and every six years thereafter. Requires the state board to notify school districts of new indicators at least two ...

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