|MD||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Alternate School Assessment - Teacher Survey|
Requires the state department of education to review the Alternate School Assessment, survey certain teachers regarding satisfaction or lack thereof and solicit recommendations as part of the review. http://mlis.state.md.us/2010rs/bills/sb/sb0557t.pdf...
|AK||Adopted 08/2008||P-12||Performance standards for disabled students|
4 AAC 04.160, .210(k)(2), .790(7)
Repeals the alternate performance standards to comply with federal guidelines for students with significant cognitive disabilities....
|MO||Adopted 07/2008||P-12||PROGRAMS AUTHORIZED UNDER EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT|
5 CSR 50-270.010
Proposes rules regarding standards to administer a program of grants to local public school districts for the provision of early childhood screening, parent education and programs for developmentally delayed children. MISSOURI 17888
|CA||Vetoed 09/2007||P-12||Charter Schools|
Relates to Charter School Act of 1992. Revises the description of the procedures relating to pupil suspension or expulsion. Requires a description of how the school intends to serve pupils with disabilities and the qualification and planned professional develo...
|TX||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Adaptations for Special Populations|
19 TAC Chapter 89
Revise the process of applying for a bilingual exception and/or an English as a second language (ESL) waiver. Other adopted amendments add language regarding the transfer of students out of a special language program in accordance with House Bill 1, 79th Texas...
|CA||To governor 07/2007||P-12||American Indian education|
Amends existing law that establishes within the Department of Education an American Indian Education Unit to provide technical support to, and administrative oversight of, American Indian education programs. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to...
|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...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Additional Funds to Assist English Language Learners|
S.B. 1237 (Section 9)
Directs the state department of education to distribute $750,000 on a one-time basis to schools in which the population of English language learners failed to meet adequate yearly progress (AYP) in math or reading, to improve the English language skills of Eng...
|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...
|VA||Rule Adoption 07/2006||P-12||Standards For Accrediting Public Schools|
8 VAC 20-131-10 thru -320 non seq.
Amends regulations establishing standards for accrediting public schools in Virginia. The amendments include additional options for students to meet the requirements for graduation; change the methodology for calculating accreditation ratings; create greater ...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Assessment of Students w/ Disabilities|
All students with disabilities in grades 2-12 will ge included in all state and district assessments, with appropriate accommodations and alternate assessments when necessary, as designated by IEP. Also addresses evaluation of students with disabilities and pa...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Limited English Proficiency|
Requires the Board and Department of Education to collect certain statewide data on Virginia's public school students with limited English proficiency and school division programs for such LEP students, analyze the data, and recommend steps to resolve the issu...
|AK||Adopted 02/2006||P-12||Highly qualified special education teachers|
4 AAC 04.210(j), (k)
Amends rules to the Department of Education and Early Development, dealing with setting out qualifications for special education teachers to meet highly qualified status under the No Child Left Behind Act. Requires school districts to ensure that special educa...