|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Technical Assistance to Districts|
S.B. 494 - Technical Assistance to Districts
Section 1: Requires that the department establish a program of technical assistance for local public school systems (previous language offered assistance to parish and municipal school systems). Requires that technical assistance on teacher selection provide i...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||School Improvement Plans and Trend Data Reports|
Provides relative to certain requirements for educational improvement plans. Removes certain requirements related to school improvement plans. Requires the department of education to provide trend data reports to the governing authority of each public school. ...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Use of Specified At-Risk Funds|
S.B. 318 - Use of Specified At-Risk Funds
From K-12 appropriations bill: Specifies that funds appropriated to the Governor's Local School and School System Academic and Financial Improvement Program are to be used for specified purposes, including to employ personnel under short-term contracts to prov...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Contract for Excellence|
A.B. 9057 - Contract for Excellence
Part A, Section 2: Requires a district that submitted a contract for excellence for the 2011-12 school year, unless all schools in the district are identified as in good standing, to submit a contract for excellence for the 2012-13 school year that must provid...
|NY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Contracts for Excellence|
S.B. 2808 - Part A, Sec. 1 and 2
Section 1: Provides that a district that submitted a contract for excellence for the 2009-10 school year, unless all schools in the district are in good standing, must submit a contract for excellence for the 2011-12 school year, which must provide for the exp...
|OK||Signed by Governor 06/2010||P-12||Improvement Plans|
Amends law to require each school district identified as in need of improvement for four years to submit a plan for compliance with this section to the State Department of Education, in a manner prescribed by the Department. Beginning December 31, 2010, and an...
|TN||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010 - Multiple Provisions|
S.B. 7005A - H.B. 7010A
Enacts the Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010. From fiscal note: Authorizes the Commissioner of Education to move any public
school or local education agency (LEA) into or out of a newly created "Achievement School District" (ASD) if the school is in the f...
|IA||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Race to the Top Initiative|
Excerpts from the fiscal note: modifies Iowa Code to meet the requirements of the federal Race to the Top (RTTT) initiative. . . [e]nactment of the Bill will qualify school districts with persistently lowest achieving schools eligible to receive U.S. Departmen...
|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 07/2009||P-12||Innovation, Intervention, and Restructuring Task Force|
Creates, in accordance with the goals outlined in the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the Innovation, Intervention, and Restructuring Task Force to develop recommendations for the innovation, intervention, and restructuring of schools, ...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Model Peer Assistance and Review Program|
H.B. 1 - Section 265.70.50
By December 31, 2010, directs the department of education, in consultation with the educator standards board, to develop a model peer assistance and review program, and to develop recommendations to expand the use of peer assistance and review programs through...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Accountability|
Relates to public schools that are designated as demonstrating need for improvement; eliminates the requirement for the Department of Education to establish a support team for a school; requires a school district or charter school to conduct a comprehensive au...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Inner City Schools Rescue Program|
Authorizes the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation to establish the Inner City Schools Rescue program; states purpose of the program; defines an inner city school; directs the Commission to take certain steps to fulfill the objectives of the program; p...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Accepting Support Team Assistance|
Requires schools identified as not making Adequate Yearly Progress to utilize school support team assistance; provides that the support team shall assist the school in incorporating strategies that will strengthen the core academic subjects and address specifi...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Accountability|
H.B. 2261--Section 501-507, Accountability
Section 501-507 relates to shared accountability for school and district improvement. Legislature recognizes that comprehensive education finance reform and increased investment of public resources necessary to implement that reform must be accompanied by a ne...
|Finance and Facilities|
Relates to sufficient textbook requirements, county superintendent revenue limits, school district building maintenance funding, funding for school and community college districts, pupil retention block grants, charter school block grants, pupil oral health as...
|NY||Adopted 07/2008||P-12||Expenses to Be Paid Distinguished Educators and Technical Assistance Teams|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 100.15
Adds new rules to establish criteria for determining the reasonable and necessary expenses to be paid by school districts to distinguished educators, and members of school quality review teams and joint intervention teams. Adopted as proposed in April 2, 2008 ...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Amends Multiple Accountability Provisions|
Revises the Education Accountability Act. Adds poverty, limited English proficiency status, disability status, or other groups required by federal statutes or regulations to the requirement for disaggregation of achievement data. Changes terminology from "impr...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Processes for Schools in Improvement|
Outlines procedures to be followed re: schools identified as in improvement.
|SC||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Teacher and Principal Specialists|
H.B. 4662 -- Amends Multiple Provisions
For schools or districts designated as "at risk" (changed from "unsatisfactory), teacher specialists may be assigned to work across grade levels and subject areas. Such teachers will receive their salary and a supplement equal to 50% of the current southeaster...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Math Coaches Pilot, Other Instructional Assistance|
H.B. 2237 (Technical Assistance, Professional Development Provisions)
A portion of this large bill establishes grants of up to $2.5 million per year to provide technical assistance and professional development activities for teachers and administrators. In addition, the bill requires the commissioner, from appropriated funds, to...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Standards and Accountability|
S.B. 2107 - Part A, Section 1
Adds new sections 211 (see separate record), 211-a, 211-b and 211-c to the education code.
Section 211-a: Directs the regents, by the beginning of the 2008-2009 school year, to establish an interim, modified accountability system for schools and districts th...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Support services|
Establishes the Human Services Workers in the Schools Program designed to help children and families by promoting the safety of children and strengthening of families, supporting the community's capacity to produce children who are healthy, children who are in...
|TX||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||Early Identification of Schools|
19 TAC Chapter 97 (97-1002)
House Bill 1, 79th Texas Legislature, Third Called Session, 2006, amended the TEC, Chapter 39, by adding §39.1322 requiring the commissioner of education to select and assign a technical assistance team (TAT) to a campus rated Academically Acceptable in the st...
|IL||Adopted 09/2006||P-12||Class Size Reduction Grants|
23 IAC 565.10, .20, .30, .40, .50, .60, .110, .120, .130, .140, .150,.160
Establishes rules regarding the K-3 class size reduction grant program, and a class size reduction pilot project. Specifies that eligible districts are only those in which one or more schools serving students in grades K-3 are in Academic Early Warning or Acad...
|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...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Tutoring Fund for Failing Schools|
Relates to the Department of Education; concerns school accountability; regards schools failing to meet academic standards; establishes the failing school tutoring fund; provides that the department of education may use monies from the fund to purchase materia...
|GA||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Academic Coach Improvement Grant|
Provides for the employment of an academic coach at a public school based on the teaching and learning needs identified in the school improvement plan for the 2006-07 school year. ...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School Improvement Plans|
H.B. 7087 (Section 11)
School boards must annually approve improvement plans for all schools that address student achievement goals and strategies based on state and school district proficiency standards. The plans must include an accurate, data-based analysis of student achievement...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Assistance to Underperforming Schools|
Directs the Interim Joint Committee on Education to complete a study on how to effectively provide assistance to schools not meeting established goals for student achievement. Requires the study to be completed by October 15, 2006, with a written report, incl...
|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)...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Services by Nongovernment Education Organizations|
H.B. 989; LD 1425
Provides financial support to existing nongovernment education organizations that create and manage statewide and regional networks that provide learning results implementation support and services to educators and school systems, such as professional developm...
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 ...
|KY||Adopted 11/2005||P-12||District Accountability Rewards and Sanctions|
703 KAR 5:130
Establishes a local school district accountability program. Establishes eligibility for district rewards, and procedures for determining assistance and other consequences for local school districts. AGENCY CONTACT: Kevin Noland, Deputy Commissioner and Gener...
|OR||Signed into law 09/2005||P-12||Education Service Districts|
Requires education service districts to provide regionalized core services to component school districts. The goals of these services are to:
(a) Assist component school districts in meeting the requirements of state and federal law;
(b) Improve student learni...
|OK||Emergency Rule Adoption 08/2005||P-12||Timeline for Six Year Comprehensive Local Education Plan|
OAC 210:15-8-1, -2
Establishes the submission date for the Plan to the Board of Education for school districts with one or more school sites which are identified for school improvement. No later than three months after being identified as a school in need of school improvement d...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Technical Assistance Related to NCLB|
Specified that a school district or school identified for warning, school improvement or corrective action is eligible for technical assistance from the Department of Education. Requires that, within 10 days of a request from the board of school directors of a...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Performance Reviews|
S.B. 982, Section 14
Amends Section 3-118.1 to allow for performance reviews by the Office of Accountability. If the Office requests such a review, the Office of Accountability is to pay the full amount. If a districts requests a review, the Office bears 75% of the responsibility...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Data Collection and Analysis|
S.B. 779, H.B. 1762
Revises the Standards of Quality to require local school boards to (i) provide for data collection and analysis and to use such results in instructional program evaluation; (ii) implement any actions identified through the academic review of schools accredited...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Role of Colleges and Universities in Achieving State Educational Goals|
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 7)
Requires colleges and universities to:
(a) Utilize institution-wide resources to work with elementary and secondary educators and other entities to align curriculum content to ensure that students who achieve proficiency on standards established at the prekin...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Role of Department of Education in Achieving State Educational Goals|
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 4)
Mandates that the Kentucky Department of Education provide assistance to schools and teachers, including publicizing professional development opportunities, methods of measuring effective professional development, the availability of high quality instructional...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Technical Assistance Areas|
A.B. 3001 (multiple provisions)
Existing law requires the State Department of Education to establish a statewide system of school support that provides intensive and sustained support and technical assistance for school districts, county offices of education, and schools in need of improveme...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Applicants to High Priority Schools Grant Program|
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
Requires schools initially applying to participate in the High Priority Schools Grant Program on or after the 2004–05 fiscal year to include highly qualified teachers and appropriately credentialed teachers for English learners in the component on quality of s...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||High Priority Schools Grant Program|
Provides that a school participating in the High Priority Schools Grant Program that received a planning grant in the 2001-02 fiscal year is eligible to receive program funding in only the 2002-03, 2003-04 and 2004-05 fiscal years. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pu...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Recognized High Schools: Grant Programs|
Provides that if a high school participating in either the High Priority Schools Grant Program or the Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program is reorganized into more than one high school, each of those high schools shall continue to receive a s...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Underperforming Schools Program|
Requires the state department of education to identify and notify local educational agencies that are in danger of being identified within three to four years as program improvement local educational agencies under the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 200. ...
|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||K-3 Class Size Reduction Grant Program|
Creates a K-3 class size reduction grant program. Provides that only schools that are on the early academic warning list or academic watch list and that maintain grades K-3 are grant eligible. Limits use of the grant funds to operating and maintaining classes ...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 07/2004||P-12||Student Investment Initiative|
Requires strategic plans to include scientific based mathematics, reading and writing instruction that is aligned with the board of regents reading policy. ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Education Accountability|
Defines "academically in crisis" district and "academically unacceptable" school. Requires state superintendent to notify the state board, the president of the local board and the local superintendent when a district is found to be academically in crisis. Limi...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Education Accountability|
Makes amendments to distinguished educators program, which provides for the identification and limited-term assignment of educators to work to improve low-performing schools. Sets June 1 annual selection deadline for selecting an active employee, requires loc...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Enhanced Compensation and Retirement Benefits for Turnaround Specialists|
Authorizes local school boards to employ turnaround specialists to address conditions at a public school that may impede educational progress and effectiveness and academic success. The bill also authorizes local school boards to offer increased retirement ben...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Five-year Demonstration Professional Development|
Adds a new section related to providing for establishment of special five-year demonstration professional development school project. The intent of this section is to provide a special demonstration environment wherein the public schools included in the demons...
|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 ...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Learning Assistance Program|
The bill repeals RCW 28A.165 current law governing the Learning Assistance Program (LAP), and adds new sections re-establishing LAP. Section 6 creates a new LAP approval process based on the submission of an annual plan addressing all elements represented in S...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||School Improvement|
H.B. 4001- Mult. Sections - School Improvement
Requires the department to make available through its web site or the West Virginia education information system an electronic unified school improvement plan boilerplate designed for use by all schools to develop a unified school improvement plan which incorp...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Student Assessment and Educational Accountability Act of 2004 - Technical Assistance|
S.B. 33 §§ 5, 8
Adds Ark. Code § 6-15-1808, 6-15-2001. Requires the state department of education to development and provide technical assistance to school districts that are designated as Level 1 or Level 2. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/SB33.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...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||School Improvement Programs|
A.B. 1266 § 9 - 13
Amends the Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program (IIUSP) to specify timelines for entering into a contract with a school assistance and intervention team and for adopting the team's recommendations. Specifies per pupil allocation of funds and ...
|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...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||School Accountability|
Makes changes concerning school recognition standards for student performance and school improvement, recognition levels, rewards and acknowledgements for schools and school districts, academic warning and watch statuses for schools and districts, school and d...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Intensive, Ongoing Support|
H.B. 3 - School Support
Directs the department to establish a system of "intensive, ongoing support" for the improveoment of school districts and buildings. Eliminates the requirement that the department provide the Ohio SchoolNet Commission with an annotated bibliography of successf...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||High-Priority Schools|
Designates low-performing schools as high-priority schools for purposes of the Academic Performance Index. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/postquery?bill_number=ab_96&sess=CUR&house=B&author=bermudez...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||No Child Left Behind|
Duty to Assist Schools in Meeting Adequate Yearly Progress. - Requires the state board to:
a. Identify which schools are meeting adequate yearly progress with subgroups as specified in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001;
b. Study the...
|AR||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Comprehensive Testing/Assessment/Accountability Program|
Requires the development of a single Arkansas comprehensive testing, assessment and accountability program (ACTAAP); ensures all public school students have an equal opportunity to demonstrate grade-level academic proficiency; improves student learning and cla...
|MD||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||NCLB School Improvement, Corrective Action and Restructuring|
A. School Identified for Improvement.
(1) Before the beginning of school year 2003-04 and annually by July 1 thereafter, each local school system shall identify for school improvement each elementary or secondary school that has not made AYP in reading, in mat...
|MD||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Requirements for Local School System Improvement and Corrective Action|
A. Local School System Improvement.
(1) The State Board, upon the recommendation of the State Superintendent of Schools or upon its own motion, shall identify for improvement any local school system that for 2 consecutive years fails to make AYP in reading, in...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Inner City Educational Enhancement Pilot Project|
Under present law, a public school may be placed on notice or probation for failure to make adequate progress in meeting the rules, regulations, and performance standards of the state board of education. If a system or school on notice does not meet the stand...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Consequences for Low-Performing Schools|
S.B. 1 (Omnibus Bill)
The act sets forth the consequences for public schools and school districts that are designated as demonstrating need for improvement. Schools and school districts must be designated as "in need of improvement" on the basis of two consecutive years of data, a...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12|
|Programs of Mutual Benefit|
S.B. 1108 (Section 29.910)
Requires state commissioner to develop, in coordination with appropriate representatives of institutions of higher education and school districts: (1) a diagnostic and assistance program for each subject assessed by an assessment instrument; and (2) other ac...
|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...
|WA||Rule Adoption 04/2003||P-12||Performance Improvement Goals|
WAC 3-20-100, -200, -300
Establishes rules concerning performance improvement goals, specifying providing school districts and schools with minimum performance improvement goals and aligning these goals with goals required under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. WASHINGTON REG 213...
|NC||Adopted 10/2002||P-12||16 NC ADC 6G.0307|
Establishes assistance teams to advise local school personnel and boards....
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||State Assistance for Failing Schools|
Requires the Department of Education to establish a statewide system of school support to provide intensive and sustained support and technical assistance for school districts and county offices of education with schools in need of improvement. Requires the de...
|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...
|CA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Targeted Instructional Improvement Grants|
Relates to targeted instructional improvement grants. Authorizes a school district or multi- district consortium or collaborative to expend the voluntary integration program funds to continue operating a voluntary or court-ordered desegregation program before ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Improvement Plans|
Relates to the Comprehensive Local School Plan; deletes certain review and submission requirements; modifies the adoption cycle for school improvement plans; relates to review of the adopted curriculum; modifies the review cycle of curriculum; requires a revie...
|CA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Intermediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program|
Modifies 1999 Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program (IIUSP), which formerly required that every participating school district contract with an external evaluator for assistance in development of the school's action plan. Bill allows district t...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||After-School Programs for At-Risk Students|
Changes the method for calculating funding for certain after-school programs for students who have previously dropped out of school and students who have previously failed courses in a regular day time school; provides for related matters. http://www.legis.sta...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Principal Training Pilot Program|
Establishes the Principal Training Pilot Program; requires that the State Board of Education award incentive funding under the program to provide school principals with instruction and training in specified and optional areas; establishes eligibility requireme...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||School Community Councils|
Specifies the duties, powers, and membership of a school community council and establishes a process for the selection of council members. specifies the duties, powers, and membership of a school community council; consolidates the school plan to improve stud...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Early Intervention, Remediation|
The legislature finds that schools that have implemented programs to strengthen student learning ability are reporting statistically significant improvement in the statewide test scores in reading, language and math of students referred to the programs. There...
|NM||Vetoed 03/2002||P-12||Indian Education Act|
Enacts to the Indian Education Act. Creates the "Indian education division" within the department of education to (A.) provide assistance to school districts and tribes to meet the educational needs of American Indian students; (B.) provide assistance to scho...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2001||P-12||Six-to-Six Before and After School Program|
Chapter No.453, Relates to the After School Learning and Safe Neighborhoods Partnership Program. Establishes the Six-to-Six Before and After School Program to provide local before and after school enrichment programs. Permits such programs to operate for up to...
|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...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2001||P-12||Omnibus Bill with Appropriations|
Creates public school reading proficiency fund to help train teachers to teach reading and writing to students below grade level; sets up "enterprise centers" to provide fee-for-service assistance to districts; creates "probationary school intervention funds" ...