|FL||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||CAPE Digital Tool Certificates and Industry Certifications|
S.B. 850 - CAPE Digital Tool Certificates and Industry Certifications
Section 4: Deletes provisions regarding Florida Cyber Security Recognition, Florida Digital Arts Recognition, and Florida Digital Tool Certificates. Requires each district board, in consultation with the district school superintendent, to make the successor CA...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||Five-Year Strategic Plan for Establishing Digital Classrooms|
H.B. 5101 - Five-Year Strategic Plan for Establishing Digital Classrooms
Section 4: Directs the commissioner of education to oversee the development and implementation of the 5-year strategic plan for establishing digital classrooms to assist districts in their efforts to integrate technology in classroom teaching and learning to i...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||Charter Schools and Florida Digital Classrooms Allocation|
H.B. 5101 - Charter Schools and Florida Digital Classrooms Allocation
Section 7: Provides that charter schools are entitled to the Florida digital classrooms allocation. Amends provisions relating to the use of the services fee for virtual charter schools; provides this fee may cover cost of implementing the district's digital c...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||Use of Virtual Instruction Program Funds|
H.B. 5101 - Use of Virtual Instruction Program Funds
Section 8: Provides for the use of virtual instruction program funds for implementation of the district's digital classrooms plan. Pages 14-15 of 64: http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Documents/loaddoc.aspx?FileName=_h5101er.docx&DocumentType=Bill&BillNum...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2014||P-12||Florida Digital Classrooms Allocation|
H.B. 5101 - Florida Digital Classrooms Allocation
Creates the Florida digital classrooms allocation to support efforts to improve student performance outcomes by integrating technology in classroom teaching and learning. Requires each district to adopt a district digital classrooms plan and to submit the plan...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2014||P-12||Reading Intervention Pilot Program|
Section 1. Directs the State Department of Education to conduct a reading intervention pilot program in one or more "C" level or low-performing school districts. Requires the pilot to focus on the use of data coaches to improve reading and literacy, to determi...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2014||P-12||Middle School Dropout Prevention Pilot Program|
Section 4. Establishes a middle school dropout prevention pilot program in certain "D" and "F" rated school districts to reengage students and increase graduation rates through an educational program that provides vocational technology, flexible scheduling and...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2014||P-12|
|Utah Telehealth and Education Network Amendments|
Existing law provides for the Utah Education Network, or UEN. This bill repeals Utah Education Network provisions, and creates the Utah Education and Telehealth Network (UETN) and UETN board and education advisory council. Establishes duties of the UETN (K-12 ...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12|
|Classroom Presence of Teachers|
Act 20 - Section 1736
Requires the state department to promote the delivery of digital content and collaborative instruction among schools within a school district and between two or more school
districts, including through online courses. Prohibit DPI from promulgating a rule or ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Innovation Schools of Technology|
H.B. 7009 - Innovation Schools of Technology
Partially from bill summary: Authorizes a district to operate an innovation school of technology to integrate innovative use of industry-leading technology into instruction, assessment, and professional development. Specifies an innovation school of technology...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Online and Blended Courses|
H.B. 7029 - Online and Blended Courses
Directs the department of education to develop an online catalog of available digital learning courses. Requires the catalog to provide, for each course, access to the course description, completion and passage rates, and a method for student and teacher users...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Online and Digital Learning Advisory Council|
Redefines membership, including superintendents, distribution of rural, urban, and suburban representation, charter schools, and teacher prep faculty. Clarifies duties, including providing input on (1) a review and approval process to ensure the quality of onl...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Virtual Instruction|
S.B. 1514 - Virtual Instruction
From department of education analysis:
The Florida Virtual School (FLVS):
- Deletes language providing that Full-time Equivalent (FTE) in excess of those required for high school graduation are not eligible for funding.
- Provides funding for home education...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Digital Learning|
Allows the State Board of Education to establish a grant program to incentivize the adoption of digital learning using high speed internet connections across Georgia schools. The grant program shall include funding, subject to appropriations by the General Ass...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Supplemental Online Education Services|
Amends legislative findings regarding supplemental online courses, and articulates general assembly's goals of online courses and blended learning. Repeals existing language regarding development and purchase of supplemental online courses. By February 15, 201...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Digital Learning|
Creates a digital course learning program pilot. Beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, all public schools and charters must provide at least one digital course as a primary or secondary method of instruction. Designates digital learning providers. Defines in...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Classroom Innovation Grant Program|
Provides $500,000 in funding for classroom innovation to allow classroom teachers to utilize technology in creative and innovative ways to enhance the
learning and achievement of their students.
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Computing Average Daily Attendance for Students in Online Instruction|
From bill summary: Commencing with the 2014–15 school year, authorizes, for purposes of computing average daily attendance, the inclusion of pupils in grades 9-12, under the immediate supervision and control of a certificated employee of the school district or...
|MI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Michigan Virtual University|
Redefines the role of the Michigan Virtual University and requires that it establish the Center for Online Learning Research and Innovation which would research, design and recommend online and blended learning education delivery models, online assessments, cr...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Blended Learning|
S.B. 316 - Blended Learning
Defines "blended learning" and "digital learning." Permits a local district, community school, STEM school, college-preparatory boarding school, or chartered non-public school to operate all or part of a school using a blended learning model. Requires the depa...
|OK||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Supplemental Online Course Program|
OK ADC 210:15-34-1 through 16
Pursuant to Senate Bill 280 these rules create the Oklahoma Supplemental Online Course Program, which authorizes schools districts to spend state-aid dollars for students to enroll in supplemental courses provided by third party providers. The rules permit stu...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Online Programs and Schools (section 14)|
H.B. 1240 (section 14)
Revises current statute to distinguish between online schools and online programs. Incorporates online programs into statutes that apply to online schools.
|IA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Online Learning|
S.F. 2284 -- Division IV
This section requires the department to develop and establish an online learning program model. Specifies that not more than 0.18% of students statewide and not more than 1.0% of a sending district's enrollment can be enrolled in courses where the content is d...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Colorado Digital Learning Study|
The bill directs the department of education to commission a study of the issues surrounding integration of digital learning into the statewide system of public education in Colorado. The study, at a minimum, should examine the following related to digital lea...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Average Daily Membership|
Limits the window during which the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) can conduct Average Daily Membership (ADM) audits to three years from the time the monitoring or audit activity begins; Allows ADE to adjust funding for a school district or charter schoo...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Updates and Expands the use of Digital Learning|
Directs all postsecondary institutions offering teacher preparation programs approved by the Minnesota Board of Teaching to include in their preparation programs the knowledge and skills teacher candidates need to deliver digital and blended learning and curri...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Online Courses and Services|
Authorizes certain county boards of education to request that the State Department of Education develop or review and approve certain online courses and services.
Requires that the Department develop or review and approve certain courses and services or del...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Virtual Learning Advisory Council|
Establishes the Maryland Advisory Council for Virtual Learning within the Department of Education, with the mission of the council to encourage and support the education of students in accordance with national standards of online learning and state law. Requir...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Online Courses and Services|
Authorizing a county board of education to procure online courses and services that the county board has approved as being high quality and in alignment with specified State standards; requiring a county board that has approved an online course to submit a spe...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Electronic Reader Pilot Program|
Requires the State Department of Education to conduct a study on the costs and benefits (specifications detailed in bill) of establishing an electronic reader pilot program in certain public middle schools or high schools in the State; Requires the Department ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Online Clearinghouse|
Directs the department of education to develop a clearinghouse through which local school systems and charter schools may offer distance learning courses to students in other local school systems and charter schools. Provides procedures and requirements for of...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Online Learning|
S.B. 289 - Online Learning
Directs the state board to establish rules and regulations to maximize the number of students, beginning with students entering ninth grade in the 2014-2015 school year (Class of 2018), who complete at least one course containing online learning through (1) an...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Online and Blended Learning|
H.B. 7063 - Online and Blended Learning
Provides Florida Virtual School (FVS) full-time students who meet specified academic and conduct requirements are eligible to participate in extracurricular activities at the public school to which the student would be assigned or could choose to attend, provi...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Online Course for High School Graduation|
H.B. 7063 - Online Course for High School Graduation
Prohibits a school from requiring a student to complete the online course requirement for high school graduation outside the school day or in addition to a student's courses for a given semester. Specifies that this requirement does not apply to a student with...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Authorizing Online and Other Course Providers|
Requires the state board of education to create a process for authorizing course providers, including online or virtual providers, postsecondary education institutions, and
corporations that offer vocational or technical courses. The process must include certa...
|AR||Adopted 02/2012||P-12||Distance Learning Regulations|
AR ADC 005.25.2-1.00 to AR ADC 005.25.2-13.00; AR ADC 005.25.4-1.00 to AR ADC 005.25.4-5.00; AR ADC 005.25.5-1.00 to AR ADC 005.25.5-9.00
Creates the distance Learning Coordinating Council to evaluate programs and determine whether they are being utilized fully and efficiently. Outlines the members of the Council, term limits, meeting frequency, and other adminitrative rules. Requires the Counci...
|ME||Issued 02/2012||P-12||2012 Maine Executive Order 1|
2012 ME EO 1
As part of the Maine Department of Education's plan to implement a student centered, proficiency based model for education, the governor has instructed the DOE to develop a strategic plan to adopt and implement the policies defined by the 10 Elements of High Q...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Courses Offered Through State Virtual School Network|
Permits a student to enroll in a course provided through the state virtual school network if the student is either under 21 or under 26 and entitled to the benefits of the Foundation School Program under Section 42.003. Directs each district or open-enrollment...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||State Standards|
H.B. 153 - State Standards
Removes provision that the state board adopt state standards every five years after June 30, 2010; replaces with provision that state board adopt standards periodically. Repeals requirements that the standards specify "the development of skill sets as they rel...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Digital Learning Now Act|
Creates Digital Learning Now Act. Requires school districts to establish virtual instruction options. Authorizes establishment of virtual charter schools. Authorizes blended learning courses. Authorizes Florida Virtual School (FLVS) to provide full-time instru...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Digital Curriculum/ Middle School Career and Professional Academy|
H.B. 1255 - Sec. 17, 19, 20, 28
Authorizes school districts to provide a digital curriculum for students in grades 6 through 12 (Sec. 17). Requires a district's strategic plan to include plans to implement a middle school career and professional academy (Sec. 20). Eliminates the requirement ...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Technology in Schools|
S.B. 100 - Technology Provisions
This section requires the Department to report to the legislature on current and planned use of technology and Internet services in public schools, including 1) each school's type of Internet service (speed of connection, service provider, projected upgrades);...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Supplemental Online Courses|
Instructs the state board to adopt rules to provide for implementation of supplemental online courses and makes the measure apply only to students taking supplemental courses rather than full-time online courses. Removes the need for an Individualized Learning...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Integrating Technology Literacy and Fluency as a Stated Educational Core Concept and Principle|
Requires school districts to provide students with the opportunity to integrate technology literacy and fluency in core courses. http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2011-12/Pdf/Bills/Session%20Law%202011/5392-S.SL.pdf...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||State Aid for Students in Online Courses|
The measure requires that state aid to districts for students in online courses be based upon the average daily membership of those students in the first nine weeks of the current school year.
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Allowable Expenditures of K-3 Reading Improvement Program Funds|
Identifies allowable expenditures of K-3 Reading Improvement Program funds, including, among other uses, focused reading remediations through before- and after-school programs and summer programs, or reading software. Directs the state board to annually report...
|PA||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 11/2010||P-12||State Standards for Business, Computer and Information Technology Courses|
H.B. 101- Section 1552
This section requires the Secretary of Education to establish state standards for business, computer and information technology courses within 18 months.
|MI||Signed into law 09/2010||P-12||Online Education Programs Required Report|
S.B. 1154 - Sec. 903
Requires the state department of education to work with districts that operate as a school of excellence cyber school and districts that operate an alternative education program with a seat-time waiver to provide a report to the legislature and the state budge...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Technology-Based Materials as Part of Instructional Materials|
Adds that a nonpublic, nonsectarian school that provides K-12 special education services must, in providing state-adopted, standards-based, core curriculum and instructional materials, also provide technology-based materials as defined in statute. http://www.l...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Increases Minimum High School Graduation Requirements|
S.B. 438 - Sec. 16
Increases the minimum credits required for high school graduation from 20 to 25 and gives greater emphasis to math, science and world languages, beginning with the class of 2018. Students in the Class of 2018 will also be expected to complete "end of the schoo...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||On-line Credit Recovery Program|
S.B. 438 - Sec. 28
Requires schools with a dropout rate of 8% or higher to establish an on-line credit recovery program to help students earn needed credits. Such program must allow those students who are identified by certified personnel as in danger of failing to graduate to c...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Virtual School|
Authorizes a local board of education to establish a virtual school, subject to the approval of the Maryland State Department of Education. A student who is eligible for enrollment in a public school in the state may enroll in a virtual school. Enrolled studen...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Instructional Resources|
Updates process for adopting textbooks and other instructional material; replaces the terms "textbooks", "instructional materials", and "learning technologies" with "instructional resources"; modifies the limit on adoption cycles; provides for a listing of ins...
|ME||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Students with Disabilities Access to Materials/Braille Access|
S.B. 588 - Sec. 5
Provides for access to instructional materials and online learning for students with disabilities; requires access to Braille for instruction. http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_124th/chapters/PUBLIC508.asp ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12||Definition of "Technology-Based Materials"|
Relates to instructional materials. Revises the definition of technology-based materials to specify that they may include the electronic equipment required in order to use them if that equipment is to be used by pupils and teachers as a learning resource. Proh...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Education Technology Task Force|
Adds Article 15.1., "Education Technology Task Force" to the education code. Defines "technology literacy". Establishes a task force for education technology to make preliminary recommendations on technology literacy model standards for grades 7-12. Specifies ...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Financial Reporting and Minimum Standards|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.07
Partially from the DOE summary of H.B. 1:Modifies the current requirement for the state board to develop a standard for reporting financial information to the public. Requires districts and educational service center boards to report revenues and expenditures ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Technology Demonstration Sites and Computer Lending Pilot Program|
Changes the "Technology Immersion Pilot Project" to the "Technology Demonstration Sites Project." Changes the purposes of the project to:
(1) Demonstrating the use of technology for improving teaching and learning
(2) Using digital tools and resources to exten...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12|
|School Construction Bonds/Virtual Instruction Program/School Breakfast Programs/Florida Teacher Lead Program|
Creates the Florida Qualified School Construction Bond Allocation Act; requires the Office of Technology and Information Services (under supervision of the state board) to develop a systemwide technology plan, making budget recommendations to the commissioner,...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Task Force on Internet-Based Instruction|
Creates the Task Force on Internet-Based Instruction to conduct a comprehensive review of Internet-based instruction in this state and make recommendations regarding necessary changes to ensure accountability for such programs in public schools.
|UT||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Electronic Devices in Public Schools|
Directs all districts and charter schools, by April 2009, to adopt policies governing the possession and use of electronic devices while on public school premises. Sets forth multiple components that must be addressed in local policies, inlcuding prohibitions ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||Technological delivered instruction|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to establish the Statewide Education Technology Policy Task Force for the purpose of developing recommendations for a comprehensive statewide plan to increase and enhance the level of technology used to deliver...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Internet Safety Education|
Relates to Internet safety education curriculum. Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, requires districts to incorporate an age-appropriate component on Internet safety into the school curriculum, to be taught at least once each school year to students in ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Internet Use Policies|
Requires the development of acceptable Internet use policies for public and private schools to protect children from certain online material.
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Internet Safety Education Act|
Creates the Internet Safety Education Act. Provides that each school may adopt an age-appropriate curriculum for Internet safety instruction of students in grades K-12. Recommends a minimum of two hours of instruction each school year on:
(1) Safe and respon...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Pilot Program of Technology-Based Supplemental Instruction|
Directs the Commissioner of Education to establish a pilot program providing grants to school districts with enrollment of fewer than 5,000 students that are not located in a standard
metropolitan statistical area for the purpose of providing technology-based ...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Grants for Volunteers, Technology-Based Supplemental Instruction|
H.B. 2237 (Supplemental Help Provisions)
Requires the commissioner to award grants to organizations that provide volunteers for programs to enhance college readiness, workforce readiness, dropout prevention, and personal
financial literacy. Also requires the commissioner of education to review and ap...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2007||Postsec.||Authorizes Free Internet Access|
Authorizes state colleges and universities to provide free Internet access campus wide.
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Regional Educational Technology Assistance Center|
Creates the regional educational technology assistance center as a professional development center at New Mexico state university's college of extended learning. The center will provide: (1) technology integration training into teaching and learning; (2) profe...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||21st Century Tools for Schools Technology Initiative|
Establishes the 21st Century Tools for 21st Century Schools Technology Initiative to replace, enhance and fund current technology programs in schools; requires the development of a 21st Century Strategic Technology Learning Plan under the initiative and sets f...
|AZ||Issued 01/2007||P-12||21st Century Schools|
Executive Order 6
Relates to the building of 21st century schools to serve Arizona's students. Includes technology, personal learning enivronments, productive relationships, safety and energy efficient environments.
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Integrating Technology into the Curriculum|
S.B. 311--Sec. 3313.603(C)(7) Part 4
Directs public, charter and chartered nonpublic schools to integrate technology whereever practicable across the curriculum. Provides that districts and schools may use distance and web-based course delivery as a method of providing or augmenting all instructi...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Digital Arts Program|
Establishes the Digital Arts Studio Partnership Program to train youth in digital technology arts. Requires the program to be administered by the Lieutenant Governor's Office. Requires the office to contract with a nonprofit corporation to implement the progra...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Electronic Instructional Materials|
Authorizes 12 schools to request a publisher that makes instructional materials available to a school district in a hard copy format to make instructional materials available in an electronic multimedia format upon adoption of instructional materials. Grants a...
|CA||Vetoed 08/2006||P-12||Internet Safety Curriculum|
Requires the State Department of Education to develop and maintain Internet safety curriculum for use by local educational agencies. Requires the guidelines to include, but not be limited to, specified subjects. Requires the department to distribute the guidel...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2006||P-12||Ethical Use of Information Technology|
Requires a school district's education technology plan to include a component to educate pupils and teachers on the appropriate and ethical use of information technology, in the classroom, Internet security, avoiding plagiarism, the concept, purpose, and signi...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2006||P-12||Proper and Safe Use of the Internet|
Provides that any school district may provide instruction designed to promote the proper and safe use of the internet to K-12th grade students. Directs the commissioner to provide technical assistance in the development of curricula for such courses of study ...
|MD||Vetoed 04/2006||P-12||Educational Technology Pilot Program|
H.B. 1439; S.B. 848
Establishes the Educational Technology Pilot Program in Baltimore City and Dorchester, Prince George's, Somerset, and St. Mary's counties; requires the State Superintendent of Schools and specified organizations to develop a plan to implement the program in el...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2006||P-12||Internet Safety Instruction|
Requires that Internet safety instruction emphasizing ways of avoiding dangerous, inappropriate, and unlawful Internet use to students in school divisions in which the resource officers are employed. Requries the state superintendent to issue guidelines.
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Public School Curriculum|
Requires the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority to develop a knowledge-based technology curriculum for use in grades 7-12 beginning in the 2007-2008 school year. Requires the curriculum to include a collection of the substantive material used to teach a...
|CO||To governor 04/2005||P-12||School District Internet Safety Plan|
Encourages districts to provide age-appropriate curriculum that covers safe use of the Internet. Concerns inclusion of an internet safety plan in each school district's safe school plan. http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics2005a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont2/...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Define Instructional Materials|
Expands list of "instructional materials" that may be exempt from sales tax when purchased by schools, to include sheet music, electronic software, maps, globes, art supplies, workbooks, flash cards, educational blocks, educational models, manipulatives, chart...
|PA||Signed into law 11/2004||P-12||Child Protection - Internet Related|
Provides for protection of children from obscene material, child pornography and other material that is harmful to children on the Internet in public schools and public libraries. Provides for the duties of the Secretary of Education. Relates to the Internet a...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Technology Assistance Project|
Makes certain findings and declarations relating to the California Technology Assistance Project. Adds certain educational needs that can be addressed with the use of technology. Requires a school district or county office of education to provide a plan contai...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Technical Immersion Project|
H.B. 4944; S.B.2732
Amends the School Code and the State Finance Act. Requires the State Board of Education to establish a 3-year technology immersion pilot project to provide a wireless laptop computer to each student, teacher, and relevant administrator in a participating schoo...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12|
|Student Loans and Scholarships|
Provides relative to student eligibility for Louisiana Tuition Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) scholarship program. Eliminates provision that completion of one-half unit of computer science, computer literacy and computer business applications is requ...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Education Technology Programs & Technology Infrastructure|
Concerning education technology programs; requires schools to consider wireless technology in planning school construction projects and to transfer curriculum-related programs concerning technology for instructional purposes to the Department of Education. htt...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Substantial Amendments to the Standards of Learning|
Amends section 22.1-253.13:1 and 22.1-253.13:2 . Specifies that the Standards of Learning form the core of Virginia's educational program and other educational objectives. Specifies that the state board must, at a minimum, define Standards of Learning for Eng...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2004||P-12||Technology Assisted Project Based Instruction|
Concerns school attendance and enrollment in technology assisted project-based instruction programs; clarifies that certain grades may enroll in approved program regardless of previous school attendance; concerns average daily membership of program and student...
|DE||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Public Education Classroom Instruction Fund|
Appropriates $9,000,000 from the Federal Fiscal Relief Fund to the State's school districts and charter schools for the purchase of instructional technology, textbooks, and library books and materials. http://www.legis.state.de.us/Legislature.nsf/fsLIS?openfra...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||STARBASE Program|
In 1993, the United States Congress authorized the "Department
of Defense STARBASE Program" and authorized the Department of
Defense to enter into agreements with the states for the purpose
of conducting programs designed to improve the knowledge and
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Technology Immersion Pilot Project|
The agency may by rule establish the technology immersion pilot project to provide a wireless mobile computing device to each student in a
participating school and implement the use of software, on-line courses, and other appropriate learning technologies tha...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Technology Assisted Pilot Program|
Requires pupils enrolled in the Technology Assisted Project Based Instruction Program (TAPBI) to be subject to testing requirements, and students who fail to meet testing requirements may not be able to participate in the Program the following year, unless mor...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Vocational and Technological Education|
Establishes a joint legislative committee on vocational and technological education; establishes membership and purpose of committee. http://www.azleg.state.az.us/FormatDocument.asp?inDoc=/legtext/46leg/1r/bills/hb2001h%2Ehtm&DocType=B...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Education|
Broadening the definition of instructional material; includes on-line resources and distance learning materials in this definition....
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Classroom Technology|
The Legislature of the state of Utah, the Governor concurring therein, recognizes audio enhancement technology as a research-proven
method and an important tool that can increase student academic achievement and student test scores, as well as increasing the q...
|NJ||Signed into law 02/2003||P-12||Core Curriculum Content Standards for Technology|
Requires the state board to adopt core curriculum content standards for technology....
|MO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Internet Pornography|
Requires public elementary and secondary schools and libraries to use filtering software or other means to restrict access by minors to pornographic materials on the Internet. Employees, officers, trustees, or Internet service providers that comply are not li...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Technology for Teacher Development and Classrooms|
Includes computer-based technology, CD-ROM discs and web-based resources and courses in the definition of "technology" under this section. Adds Web-based distance-learning resources to list of technology state support can help provide. Includes in purpose of s...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Electronic Textbooks|
Allows electronic textbooks to be recommended, adopted, and purchased in same manner as regular textbooks. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 6, Part 22....
|OK||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Oklahoma Statewide Portal System|
Creates the Oklahoma Statewide Portal System; relates to Internet access....
|KS||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Technology Network for Schools|
Concerns the KAN-ED Act; provides for the establishment and maintenance of a broadband technology-based network for certain schools, libraries, and hospitals....
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||State Instructional Materials Commission|
Modifies provisions related to the State Textbook Commission by changing its name to the State Instructional Materials Commission; Expands the scope of materials reviewed by the commission to include workbooks, computer software, laserdiscs or videodiscs and m...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Internet Usage|
Relates to internet access in public schools; directs every public school furnishing student access to the Internet to utilize the appropriate technology to ensure, to the extent technologically feasible, that students are not permitted access to child pornogr...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Additional compensation for teachers that teach over Digital Dakota Network|
Any teacher that teaches a course over the Digital Dakota Network shall receive additional compensation for each course and from each school for which the teaching services are provided. ...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Internet Usage|
Relates to internet access in public schools; directs every public school furnishing student access to the Internet to utilize the appropriate technology to ensure, to the extent technologically feasible, that students are not permitted access to child pornogr...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2000||P-12||Technology for Students in Nonpublic Schools|
Expands the use of computer hardware and instructional materials purchased by school districts for use by students enrolled in nonpublic schools within the districts; permits all nonpublic auxiliary services to be delivered through contracts with educational s...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature 07/2000||P-12||Commercial Advertising on Computers|
Relates to curriculum; permits the display of televised commercial advertising necessarily incidental to Internet access....
|CT||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||High School Grant Program for Math, Science & Computers|
Provides that the Department of Education shall establish a competitive grant program for high school projects that involve one or more of the following topics: computers, engineering, physics, mathematics, science or technical construction; allows local and r...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2000||Postsec.||Access to State Technical College System|
(LD 2519) Increases access to the State's Technical College System; provides funding to add additional students systemwide; addresses the State Technical College System's need to provide students with the ability to take courses and do research over the intern...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2000||Postsec.||Technology in Higher Education|
Concerns the role of higher education in the development of technology; encourages higher education institutions and systems to participate in the development of information technology education, innovation, and commerce; intends that the educational program d...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Technology Standards|
Revises Standards of Quality to make educational technology squarely within the scope of the Standards of Quality; requires the Board of Education to include proficiency in the use of computers and related technology in the Standards of Learning....
|WA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12|
Addresses information technology literacy at baccalaureate institutions of higher learning....
|NJ||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Electronic Textbooks|
Permits aid to nonpublic schools for electronic textbooks; defines electronic textbooks as including computer software, computer-assisted instruction, interactive videodisks, and other computer courseware and magnetic media....