|MD||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Online Courses Accessibe to Individuals with Disabilities|
Generally codifies the requirement established in Chapters 287 and 288 of 2012 that the development, review, and approval of an online cours...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Virtual Schools|
Establishes total enrollment and out-of-district enrollment caps for virtual schools. Provides that initial enrollment must be capped at 1,5...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Creates the Statewide Virtual Charter School Commission|
Creates the Statewide Virtual Charter School Commission. Gives the Statewide Virtual Charter School Board the sole authority to authorize an...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Defines "Educationally Appropriate" Online Courses|
Defines educationally appropriate, regarding supplemental online courses, as any instruction that is not substantially a repeat of a course ...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Authorizing Approval of Online School Programs in Private Schools|
Allows for private schools that have been approved by the state board of education to offer and administer an online school program, includi...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Florida Virtual School Funding|
S.B. 1076 - Florida Virtual School Funding
Earlier provision required adjustment of Florida Virtual School Funding after a student completed an end-of-course assessment (regardless of...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Providers Offering Full-Time Virtual Education to Non Resident Students|
New law stating that a virtual education provider that offers full-time virtual education to students who are not residents of the school di...
|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 le...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Online Student Performance Reported Separately|
The Academic Performance Index (API) is used to measure performance of schools. This bill excludes the academic performance of certain onlin...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Online Course Portal|
Increases funding to Idaho Digital Learning Academy, allots $150,000 which may be expended for the development and maintenance of an interne...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2013||P-12||Virtual Schools|
Directs the board of elementary and secondary education to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) to establish one or more commonwealth virtual...
|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...
|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 ...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Statewide Virtual Education Act|
S.B. 2276, H.B. 7126
Establishes the Rhode Island statewide virtual education act, to promote the use of and quality of virtual courses as part of public educati...
|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 ...
|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 studen...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Online Courses, Virtual Schools|
Requires virtual schools to maintain teacher-pupil ratios set by the state board of education and to provide the same length of time for lea...
|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 lea...
|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 ...
|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...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Online Student Transfers|
Removes language that requires an electronic student transfer system which does not require the student transferring to another district for...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Dual Credit Course and Online Courses|
Amends the provisions of Students Come First that were contained in S 1184 (2011) to:
1.) Correct an allocation of funds for districts to me...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Multi-district On-line Education Programs|
Clarifies that a "single-district program" means an on-line program that serves only students who reside within a single school district. Th...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||State Review of Instructional Materials and Online Courses|
Provides a statutory framework for the State Department of Education's review of online courses, which is a function that the Department is ...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Creation of Web Based Clearinghouse for Public School Online Courses|
Implements one of the recommendations of the 2011 Public School Technology Task Force, specifically, the recommendation that the state creat...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Develops Licensure Criteria for Teachers who Teach Only Online Courses|
Requires the Board of Education to develop licensure criteria for teachers who teach only online courses. The bill also provides that teache...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Statewide Online Education Program|
From bill summary: Requires the program name, "Statewide Online Education Program," to be used in the dissemination of information on the pr...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12|
|Teachers of Online Courses and College Partnership Laboratory Schools; Background Checks|
Clarifies that teachers of online courses and in college partnership laboratory schools shall, as a condition of employment requiring direct...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Virtual Schools Accreditation Standards|
Requires the Board of Education to promulgate regulations establishing standards for accreditation of public virtual schools that enroll stu...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Regarding Open Educational Resources for Common Core Standards in K-12 Education.|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction, subject to availability of amounts appropriated for this specific purpose, to take the le...
|UT||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12|
|Utah Education Network|
Expands the duties of the Utah Education Network (UEN), to include coordination and support of telecommunications needs of entities affiliat...
|ID||Signed into law 02/2012||P-12||Definition of Online Course|
Revises definition of "online course" to allow for instructor to be physically located at the school or place where the student is receiving...
|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...
|NV||Adopted 10/2011||P-12||Enrollment and Attendance of Pupils in Programs of Distance Education|
Revises provisions relating to the enrollment and attendance of pupils in programs of distance education. (NRS 385.080, 387.123, 388.874) ht...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Remote Educational Program Funding|
Amends the instructional time during which the remote educational program may be delivered (to disassociate from the traditional school cale...
|IA||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Online Advanced Placement Academy STEM Initiative|
H.F. 645 - Multiple Sections
Establishes the Iowa online advanced placement academy science, technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative within the international...
|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 ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Making Up Lost Instructional Days Online|
H.B. 153 - Making Up Lost Instructional Days Online
Permits a local board, or the governing authority of a chartered nonpublic school or a community school, prior to the start of the school ye...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Clearinghouse of Distance Learning Courses|
H.B. 153 - Clearinghouse of Distance Learning Courses
Establishes the following as principles on which the clearinghouse of distance learning courses for grades K-12 must be based: (1) All Ohio ...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Charter Sponsorship|
Allows an institution of higher education to evaluate a proposal for sponsorship by a public charter school; provides that the process or th...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Virtual Public Schools Act|
S.B. 874 and HB 1030
Enacts "The Virtual Public Schools Act." Virtual schools may be established by an LEA. A virtual school is a public school and must be provi...
|NC||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2011||P-12||North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS)|
H.B. 200 - North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS)
Requires the North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS) program to report to the state board and maintain an administrative office at the ...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Nonresident Students May Participate in Online Learning Programs|
Permits Maine public school systems that offer online learning programs to allow nonresident students to participate in those programs on a ...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Digital Learning|
Requires the Commissioner of Education to develop a program of technical assistance, including professional development and training for ins...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Who Can Attend Virtual Schoolst|
Deletes the requirement that only students in K-12 who were enrolled in and attended a public school during the previous school year are eli...
|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 st...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||State Education Finance Study Commission|
H.B. 192 - State Education Finance Study Commission
Establishes the State Education Finance Study Commission to evaluate the Quality Basic Education (QBE) Formula and education funding for pub...
|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||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Virtual Charter Schools|
H.B. 1001--Charter Schools
Provides that, beginning with the 2011-12 school year, a virtual charter school may apply for sponsorship with a statewide sponsor in accord...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Online learning|
S.B. 1184 -Online Learning
Requires the State Board of Education to create digital citizenship standards, and to consider adding online courses as a graduation require...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Idaho Digital Learning Academy|
S.B. 1184 - Distance Learning/Virtual University
If the revenue received by the Idaho digital learning academy pursuant to this section, section 33-1002A, Idaho Code, and any contracts with...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Statewide Online Education Program|
Creates the Statewide Online Education Program to enable a student to earn high school graduation credit by completing publicly-funded onlin...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Lost Instructional Days|
H.B. 427 - Lost Instructional Days
Section 2: Permits the commissioner of education to grant up to the equivalent of 10 instructional days for school years 2010-11 and 2011-12...
|NV||Adopted 09/2010||P-12||Enrollment and Attendance of Pupils in Programs of Distance Education|
Revises provisions relating to the enrollment and attendance of pupils in programs of distance education.
|TX||Adopted 08/2010||P-12||Online Learning, AP and IB|
19 TAC 74.23, 29
Section 74.23: Correspondence Courses and Distance Learning: Updates section to make clear that students may earn course credit via online c...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Testing for Online Courses or Programs|
Requires that students enrolled in an online course or program that is offered by a school district or charter school that is not the distri...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Calculating Funding for Online Instruction|
For state funding purposes, requires the state department to include the appropriate grade level weight and all category weights to which th...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||New Rules for Online Courses|
Requires the state board of education to adopt additional rules relating to online courses (i.e., admission, testing, electronic student tra...
|OK||To governor 05/2010||P-12||Statewide Virtual School Task Force|
Creates the Statewide Virtual School Task Force to explore that feasibility of establishment of a statewide virtual school; provides for mem...
|OR||Proposed Rules 05/2010||P-12||Definition of Virtual Public Charter School|
Provides definition of virtual public charter school that applies to charter school laws to implement provision of SB 767 (2009). The rule w...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Distance education|
Clarifies requirements regarding full-time and part-time student enrollment in the Arizona Online Instruction (AOI) program. Replaces curren...
|OR||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Virtual Schools|
Imposes requirements on virtual public charter schools related to budget and accounting system, tracking of student progress, administrator ...
|OH||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Distinction between Online AP Courses and Clearinghouse of Distance Learning Courses|
S.B. 155 - Section 6
Amends 371.50.90 of Am. Sub. H.B. 1 of the 128th General Assembly (enacted July 2009). Clarifies that from an appropriation item in 2009 H.B...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Virtual Schools|
S.B. 738/H.B. 1388
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop, and the Board of Education to approve, criteria for approving and monitoring m...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Management of the Virtual Public School Program|
Authorizes the State Board of Education to select private providers, overseen by the State Department of Education, to administer, manage or...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Interdistrict Distance Education|
Relates to school finance; excludes district revenues derived from any tuition assessed by a district for the provision of distance educatio...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Remote Educational Programs|
Defines "remote educational program" as program delivered to students in the home or other location outside of a school building that meets ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Textbook Digital Technology|
Requires the state board of education to implement a pilot program, subject to appropriation, to test digital technologies in three geograph...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12|
|eTech Ohio (Education Technology)|
H.B. 1 - Section 3353.09, 3353.20, and 265.30.83
By January 2010, directs the eTech Ohio commission to develop and implement a plan to create an aligned educational technology system that s...
|MO||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Distance Learning|
S.B. 291--Virtual Courses for School Districts and Charter Schools
Provides that school districts that offer virtual courses to resident students who are enrolled in the school district shall receive state s...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Virtual Charter School|
Provides for the establishment of virtual public charter schools; specifies requirements for such schools relating to budgeting, performance...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Virtual Courses|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 26-32
Section 26: Amends provisions regarding eligibility for full-time enrollment in courses provided through the state virtual school network.
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Virtual School and High School Allotments|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 56 and 57
Section 56: Creates new sections 42.159 and 42.160. Section 42.159 provides that for each student who completes a semester-long electronic c...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|State Virtual School Network|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 35-38
Section 35: Directs the commissioner to establish rules regarding procedures for verifying that teachers of electronic courses through the s...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Distance Learning Studies|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 92 and 98
Section 92: Directs the state education agency to evaluate whether providers of different types of electronic courses offered through the st...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Virtual Courses for Corrections Ed. Students|
H.B. 3646 - Section 94
Directs the investigate the feasibility of creating one or more series of courses to be provided through the state virtual school network th...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|Foster Care Students|
Directs the state education agency to assist the transition of foster care students from one school to another by specified means, including...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Establishes Maine Online Learning Program|
Directs the Department of Education to establish the Maine Online Learning Program, which will provide high-quality educational options for ...
|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 sup...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12|
|Alabama Virtual Library|
Establishes the Alabama Virtual Library and the Alabama Virtual Library Executive Council, and executive council membership, responsibilitie...
|ID||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Virtual University|
Amends laws relating to education; revises provisions relating to instructional staff allowance; provides that school districts may offer vi...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Distance Learning|
Defines "online course syllabus" for purposes of the online learning law. Clarifies procedures for students to enroll in and receive course ...
|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 ...
|MT||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Montana Virtual Academy|
Creates the Montana virtual academy at a unit of the Montana university system. The purposes of the Montana virtual academy are to: (a) make...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Online Learning|
Relates to online learning; requires the development of a process for approving multidistrict online providers; requires accreditation of pr...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Virtual Charter School|
Relates to public charter schools; amends existing law that provides for a notice and a public hearing in the case of a petition for a publi...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Distance Learning|
Relates to the Idaho Education Network; establishes duties of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Department of Edu...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Virtual School Employees|
Amends existing law to provide that public school employment shall be defined to include the employees of the Idaho Digital Learning Academy...
|WY||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Distance Education Governance|
Adds rules to detail both distance education program providers and the school districts receiving these services will be provided with clear...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||P-12||Transferabilyt of Virtual State Credits|
Requires local school boards to make provisions to require the acceptance of virtual state credits earned by a student while attending anoth...
|FL||Adopted 11/2008||P-12||District Virtural Instruction Program|
Requires districts, beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, to provide eligible students within its boundaries the option to participate i...
|WY||Adopted 10/2008||P-12||School Foundation Program|
These emergency rules amend the existing rules related to the school foundation program. The emergency rules provide additional definitions...
|CO||Adopted 10/2008||P-12||Online Learning Programs|
1 CCR 301-71
Establishes rules regarding the administration, certification and oversight of Colorado online education programs. Establishes quality stand...
|WY||Adopted 10/2008||P-12||Distance Education Courses|
These emergency rules add a new chapter to the education rules to deal with distance education. The new chapter provides uniform rules for ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12|
Authorizes the State Virtual Campus to partner with education entities and community-based organizations to facilitate efforts relating to t...
|MT||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||Distance Learning - Teachers|
Requires any teacher of distance, online or technology delivered learning to be licensed, with such license granted as a result of the compl...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||High School Programs - Career/Tech & Virtual Schools|
Relates to alternative high school courses and programs. Establishes a pilot project for awarding high school credit for industry certificat...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Virtual Education Programs|
Requires the state board to develop policies and guidelines for the operation of virtual education programs, including those operated by the...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Virtual Education Programs|
Relates to virtual education programs; provides that K-8 virtual schools are public schools and a public school choice option; establishes s...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||virtual learning|
Concerns the E-Learning Task Force; provides that the duties of the task force shall include, among other things, submission of recommendati...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12|
Directs the Department of Education to adopt and implement recommendations and strategic goals contained in the report of the online learnin...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||School Finance|
Provides that a student enrolled in a district and attending both a non-virtual school and a virtual school must be counted as that proporti...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Virtual School|
Establishes the virtual school act. Authorizes districts to operate virtual schools. Provides for requirements for virtual schools. Requires...
|AL||Adopted 05/2008||P-12||Graduation Requirements and Other Changes|
Increases the minimum number of teaching days in the school year from 175 to 180 (in compliance with 2003 S.B. 4). Permits secondary school ...
|GA||Adopted 05/2008||P-12||Accountability Audits, Georgia Virtual School|
GAC 160-7-1-.04, 160-8-1-.01
160-7-1-.04: Clarifies rules regarding the audit procedures for the Governor's Office of Student Achievement (OSA). http://www.doe.k12.ga.us...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Administrator salaries|
Requires that schools selected by the state board of education to participate in the technology assisted project-based instruction program, ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12|
Defines "Advanced science and mathematics" as Advanced Placement (AP) biology, calculus, chemistry, computer science, environmental science,...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||virtual schools|
Makes an appropriation for the Division of Operations portion of the Public Schools budget; provides for expenditures for certain technology...
|WI||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Virtual Charter Schools|
The bill requires that anyone who teaches in a public school or charter school must hold a teaching license issued by the department of publ...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Distance Learning/Virtual Univ.|
Makes an appropriation for the Division of Children's Programs portion of the Public Schools budget; increases funding for the Idaho Digital...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Online Mathematics Curriculum|
Requires the office of the superintentdent of public instruction (OSPI) and the state board to work together to issue a request for proposal...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12|
|Concurrent Enrollment Partnership and Virtual School Committee|
The bill established the concurrent enrollment partnership to coordinate dual credit programs among high schools and state educational insti...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||UPSTART Program|
S.B. 2 - Sections 3-9
Establishes UPSTART, a pilot project that uses a home-based educational technology program to develop the school readiness skills of childre...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12|
|Dual Enrollment Online Programs|
The office of the superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) is directed to compile information about online learning programs for high sch...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Virtual schools|
Amends existing law relating to public virtual schools; clarifies the definition of such schools; authorizes the public charter school commi...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||virtual schools|
Provides the Digital Learning Academy with financial independence from a host school district; allows the Academy to extend service to stude...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Virtual schools|
Amends existing law to provide that the Idaho Digital Learning Academy is an educational institution for sales and use tax exemption purpose...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2008||P-12||Virtual school|
Changes the state virtual high school to the state virtual school.
|MO||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM|
5 CSR 50-500.010
Proposes rules to implement a public virtual school program to serve school-age students residing in the MO.
|LA||Adopted 10/2007||P-12||Distance Learning Standards|
Amends Bulletin 741 - Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators in order to update distance learning standards. ...
|Distance learning/virtual university|
Executive Order 19
(Executive Order 2007-12) Designates the Department of Labor as the entity responsible for developing and delivering comprehensive computer-...
|AL||Adopted 09/2007||P-12||Online Courses|
Removes the existing restriction on the number of online courses that may be taken by students in grades 9-12, deletes the clock hour requir...
|Postsecondary Specialist Certificate|
Provides certification to meet the special needs of virtual schools, distant education and public school/postsecondary partnerships. Promote...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2007||P-12||Online Learning Task Force|
Creates an online learning task force to develop a systematic plan to expand opportunities for online learning, to enhance the learning expe...
|VT||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Misc. Provisions|
Amends provisions regarding joint contract school districts, genders and dates of birth of pupils, base contract amounts, K-12 tuition agree...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||State Virtual School Network|
Establishes a state virtual school network (network) so students throughout the state can have access to course work which may not otherwise...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Educational Service Units and Early Childhood Education Grants|
Relates to educational service units and school funding, incuding distance education. Changes provisions relating to: election of board memb...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Funding for Distance Education Classrooms|
Distance education provisions of this larger appropriations bill pertain to the qualifications of school districts and educational service u...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Distance Education and Independent Study|
Authorizes school districts to operate an alternative program for all grade levels of pupils who are at risk of dropping out of school, subj...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Online Education Policies|
Creates a division in the department of education a division of on-line learning. The purposes of the division are: to support online progra...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||South Carolina Virtual School Program|
Authorizes the state department to establish the South Carolina Virtual School Program to provide South Carolina students access to distance...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Online Education Reimbursement|
Concerns reimbursement for supplemental on-line education courses. Designates one of the education service districts to contract with a prov...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Distance Learning Review|
(Resolve) Directs the Department of Education to review and assess distance learning opportunities for public high school students and repor...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Online Learning|
H.F. 2245 [Online Learning]
Pertains to student eligibility for enrollment in online learning and online learning course standards. (Sections 20-24)
|ND||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Approval Process for Electronic Course Delivery|
Requires an approval process related to electronic course delivery.
1. Before a person may provide elementary or high school courses electr...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||high school advanced placement|
Ensures a rigorous and efficient curriculum for high school students; assist small, rural public schools in providing students access to the...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Idaho Digital Learning Academy|
S.B. 1237 (Sections 12-14)
Strikes existing provision that funding for the Idaho Digital Learning Academy be provided from an annual budget request to the legislature ...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Cyber Academy Act|
H.B. 201/S.B. 209
Enacts the Cyber Academy Act, provides powers and duties and makes an appropriation. The cyber academy is a collaborative program among the ...
|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 i...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Online Corrections Education|
Allows the Board of Correctional Education to develop programs to provide restricted Internet access to online secondary education or adult ...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Credit for Distance Learning Courses|
Adds a new section. Prohibits school districts from granting credit for distance learning courses offered through entities other than the So...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Extended Day & Summer School Programs, Distance Learning/Virtual University & Finance - Alternative Education Updates|
Requires the state superintendent of public instruction to review at-risk program strategies funded under the block grant model, specificall...
|NM||Rule Adoption 12/2006||P-12||Distance Learning|
Establishes requirements for distance learning programs taken for credit by students enrolled in a school district.
|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 d...
|GA||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||Teacher Preparation and Certification|
GAC 505-2-.05, .06, .25, .38, .150, .162, .163, .165, .202, .204, .205, .206; 505-3-.16, -.85
Clarifies various rules regarding certification, including certificaton for interns, non-renewable professionals, teaching endorsements, saf...
|UT||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||Per Pupil Funding & Attendance/Completion Recordkeeping|
Allows exceptions to the minimum number of instructional hours and schools days per year for individual students and schools; requires Local...
|UT||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||Non-traditional Student Participation in State Achievement Tests|
Provides definitions, criteria and procedures for private school students, home school students, electronic high school (EHS) students, and ...
|SD||Adopted 10/2006||P-12||Teacher Accreditation Programs/Guidelines and Virtual High School|
Article 24:16, 24:43:12:09 to :11 inclusive, Article 24:53
Amends rules to establish the process for the accreditation and program approval of teacher preparation programs and closely align the rules...
|OH||Adopted 10/2006||P-12||Distance Education Rules|
OAC 3332-1-06, -09, -10, -17, -17.1, -24, -25 -26
Amends rules regarding distance education programs; student enrollmentpolicies and practices; tuition and fees; issuance of agent permits;di...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12|
|E-Learning Information System|
Relates to an integrated instructional and data system warehouse to act as a depository for e- learning information to enhance information a...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12|
|Ohio Core Support|
Appropriates funds for support of the Ohio Core Program. Funds will be used to:
(1) Support the participation of teachers licensed in Ohio a...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||K-8 Virtrual School Program|
Relates to k-8 virtual school program; establishes said program within Department of Education; authorizes participating schools to be for-p...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Virtual Public School|
Requires the state board to establish a virtual public school by July 1, 2007. All K-12 students in the state may enroll. State school aid w...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Online Course Reimbursement|
Concerns reimbursement for supplemental on-line education courses. School districts and charter schools may receive reimbursement for all or...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Computer or Internet-Based Instruction|
Allows charter schools to provide computer or Internet-based instruction. http://www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/2005_06/pdf/sb610.pdf...
|MI||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||High School Graduation Requirements|
Provides for required high school curriculum; provides that beginning with pupils schedule to graduate from high school in 2010, a student m...
|MI||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||New High School Graduation Requirements|
Establishes statewide high school graduation requirements effective with the class of 2010, including 4 units English; 3 units science, incl...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Distance Learning and Remedial Coursework|
H.B. 847 Section 9
Specifies that $1,100,000 of the appropriation in section 3 of the bill be distributed to the Idaho Digital Learning Academy, as follows:
|NE||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Distance Education|
From the fiscal note: LB 1208 relates to the provision of distance education in the state. The bill requires educational service units (ESU'...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Electronic High School Act|
Requires a public school to: accept credits and grades awarded to students by certain accredited schools; and accept credits for both transf...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12|
|Virtual School Program/Dual Enrollment|
Authorizes the establishment of a Virtual Public School Program; provides for the creation of high school and university or community colleg...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Creates a Virtual High School|
Creates a Virtual High School to provides choice accessibility, flexibility, quality and equity in curricular offerings for high school -age...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Office of Learning Technology|
Creates the Office of Learning Technology within the State Council of Higher Education to facilitate and coordinate the voluntary participat...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Education Reform Act of 2006|
Enacts the Education Reform Act of 2006. Section 10 directs the state board to establish the Mississippi Virtual Public School (MVPS) beginn...
|OR||Signed into law 09/2005||P-12||Oregon Virtual School District|
Creates the Oregon Virtual School District within the Department of Education. The purpose is to provide online courses to kindergarten thro...
|GA||Adopted 07/2005||P-12||Virtual School Program|
Establishes rules regarding the Georgia Virtual School Program. http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/_documents/doe/legalservices/160-8-1-.01.pdf...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Supplemental Online Education Courses|
Recognizes the importance of supplemental online education courses, especially to smaller districts and rural schools. States that such cour...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
|Distance Education Enhancement Task Force|
Creates and provides duties for the Distance Education Enhancement Task Force. http://www.legislature.ne.gov/FloorDocs/99/PDF/Slip/LB689.pdf...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Technology Assisted Project-Based Instruction program|
Changes participation eligibility in Technology Assisted Project-Based Instruction program by requiring 60% of students to have been enrolle...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Digital or Online Learning|
Regarding Digital or Online Learning - Describes programmatic and funding requirements for courses offered through digital
technology to stu...
|WA||To governor 04/2005||P-12||Digital or Online Learning|
Requires the superintendent of public instruction to revise the definition of a full-time equivalent student to include students who receive...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Distance Learning|
Amends the name of the Arkansas Distance Learning Development Project to the Arkansas Distance Learning Development Program. Allows courses ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Public School Funding Act of 2003|
Amends the public school funding act of 2003. Requires the State Board of Education to promulgate rules clarifying not only which alternativ...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Division of Children's Programs|
Establishes legislative intent for the Idaho Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program. Requires program to include the following:
(1) Districts wi...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Distance Learning Coordinating Council|
Repeals language relating to the Arkansas Interagency Distance Learning Review Commission. Establishes the Distance Learning Coordinating Co...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Digital Learning Academy|
Relates to the Idaho Digital Learning Academy, and revises terminology from "high" school to "secondary" school, to include grades 7 through...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Distance Learning Providers|
An Act to provide for the certification of distance learning providers and to authorize the Board of Education to promulgate rules relating ...
|NV||Temporary Rule Adoption 02/2005||P-12||Homeschooled Pupils Correspondence Programs|
NAC 392.011, .018, .022, .024, .026, .035, .041, .048, .055, .065
Establishes rules regarding the use of correspondence programs by homeschooled pupils. NEVADA REG 3671 (SN)...
|CO||Rule Adoption 11/2004||P-12||Online Programs|
1 CCR 301-56
Clarifies rules regarding the administration of Colorado Online Programs. http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeboard/brdbook/2004/NOVEMBER%202004/V...
|ND||Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Educator's Professional License|
NDAC 67.1-02-02-, -04, -05, -07, -09
Establishes rules regarding initial licenses, distance learning instructor - definition - qualifications - licensure, two-year and five-year...
|AR||Rule Adoption 06/2004||P-12||Scheduling Courses/Public Schools/Learning Technologies|
Establishes rules to ensure the availability of efficient scheduling of courses offered by public schools through distance learning technolo...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||School Videoconferencing|
Until January 2005, allows a demonstration project for teaching of certain courses in public schools by videoconferencing. Courses include (...
|MT||Rule Adoption 03/2004||P-12|
|Distance/Online/Technology Delivered Learning|
Establishes rules relating to distance, online, and technology delivered learning. MONTANA REG 4484 (SN)...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Educational Renewal Zones|
Creates the office of education renewal zones; provides for renewal zones to improve student achievement in smaller schools and districts; p...
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Distance Learning|
Ensures the availability of distance learning to all students in the state. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/HB1064...
|AR||Became law without governor's signature 01/2004||P-12||Distance Learning|
Assists public schools through the establishment of grants for distance learning; provides for the establishment of standards for eligible e...
|AR||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Rules Governing Distance Learning|
Establishes rules governing distance learning. http://arkedu.state.ar.us/pdf/ade%20159%20distance%20learning.pdf...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Online Classroom Programs|
Recodifies provisions of the Online Classroom Pilot Program for the purpose of monitoring and evaluating pupil participation in online async...
|CO||Emergency Rule Adoption 08/2003||P-12||Cyberschools|
1 CCR 301-56
Establishes emergency rules regarding the administration of cyberschools. http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeboard/download/Online%20Emergency%20...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Michigan Virtual High School|
H.B. 4401 (multiple provisions)
Sec. 98. (1) From the general fund money appropriated in section 11, there is allocated an amount not to exceed
$750,000.00 for 2003-2004 to...
|OK||Adopted 07/2003||P-12||Virtual Internet School Pilot Program Component|
H.B. 1767 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds a new section of law (Section 19). Allows the Virtual Internet School Pilot Program Coordinating Committee to establish cooperative pa...
|AR||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||Distance Learning Development Project/Public Schools|
Establishes rules regarding distance learning. Sets guidelines for the Arkansas Distance Learning Development Project. Addresses the operati...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
|Innovative Education Initiatives Act|
Creates the Innovative Education Initiatives Act to develop cooperative efforts between secondary schools and institutions of higher educati...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||State Centralized Correspondence Study Program|
Relates to the State Centralized Correspondence Study Program, to funding for educational programs that occur primarily outside school facil...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12||Electronic Courses|
S.B. 1108 (Section 29.909)
Defines "electronic course" and allows districts to offer an electronic course through a designated campus or through a full-time program. ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Internet Courses|
Adds provision that no district shall be liable for payment of any fees or charges for any Internet-based course for a student who has not c...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Digital Learning Academy|
Directs the board of directors of the Idaho Digital Learning Academy to set fees charged to school districts for student participation, fees...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Arkansas Distance Learning Development Project|
Creates the Arkansas Distance Learning Development Project Act of 2003; repeals the Arkansas Distance Learning Demonstration Project Act of ...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12|
|Accessible Electronic Formats|
Relates to education; provides for accessible electronic formats for individuals with disabilities enrolled in distance learning courses of ...
|OH||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Schools|
Removes the prohibition on establishing a conversion community school as an Internet-or computer-based community school; permits school dist...
|OH||Signed into law 01/2003||P-12||Community Schools; E-Schools; At-Risk Funding|
Provides procedures for the expansion of sponsorship of community schools to certain school districts; creates a Community School Revolving ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Average Daily Attendance - Distance Education|
Includes as immediate supervision, for the purposes of average daily attendance for an online classroom program conducted over the Internet ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2002||P-12||Creates the Web-Based Inquiry Science Environment Pilot Project|
Creates the Web-Based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE) Pilot Project to provide a web-based learning environment for middle and high schoo...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Internet-Based Courses|
Each district board of education shall adopt policies and procedures that conform to rules for Internet-based courses as adopted by the stat...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Major Bill -- Online Funding Component|
Defines "on-line pupil enrollment" as the number of pupils enrolled, on October 1 in a budget year, in an on-line program, minus any such pu...
|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. A...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Florida Virtual School|
Changes name from Florida Virtual High School to Florida Virtual School. Requires local boards to provide public school students with access...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Idaho Digital Learning Academy|
Creates the Idaho Digital Learning Academy; provides funding; creates board; establishes goal of academy....
|MI||Public Act No. 03/2002||P-12|
Amends the Nonprofit Corporation Act to add the Career Development and Distance Learning Act to the provisions governing such nonprofit char...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Advanced Placement Courses and the Kentucky Virtual High School|
Relates to college preparatory educational programs; requires the Kentucky Department of Education to develop a core advanced placement curr...
|MI||Public Act No. 03/2002||P-12|
Creates the Career Development and Distance Learning Act; provides for the formation, regulation and registration of nonprofit, charitable a...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Amends Charter Schools Law, Programs of Distance Education|
Prohibits an existing public school or home school from converting to a charter school; prohibits charter schools from operating for profit;...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Electronic Courses|
Requires the commissioner to implement a program no later than May 1, 2002 under which a school district may offer an electronic course to s...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Remote Internet-Based Courses|
The state board shall adopt rules no later than July 1, 2001, to provide for the implementation of remote internet-based courses. Each dist...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Distance Learning Standards|
Allows distance learning methods to account for 50% of continuing education requirements for all professions, except doctors, nurses, and de...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Distance Learning Requirements|
Provides for the utilization of virtual distance and on line learning in which financial apportionment is based upon student course completi...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||State Distance Learning Program|
Provides for continuing technological instruction or distance learning in the public schools through the special application of the School F...
|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...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||On-Line High School|
Establishes the Florida On-Line High School; establishes a board of trustees; requires the Board to establish priorities for student admissi...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Virtual Internet School in Oklahoma Network|
Requires the Virtual Internet School in Oklahoma Network (VISION) Pilot Program to concentrate on developing web-based instructional program...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||West Virginia Virtual School|
Establishes the West Virginia Virtual School within the Department of Education to offer courses via the Internet to students who are not ad...