|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||Postsec.||Texas Innovative Adult Career Education (ACE) Grant Fund and Grant Program|
No longer authorizes grants to nonprofit organizations, or grants to a public junior college or public technical institute for the purpose of providing scholarships under the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) program. Establishes the Texas Innovative Adult C...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||Postsec.||Texas 2036 Commission|
Creates the Texas 2036 Commission and establishes membership. Directs the commission, with an emphasis on the changing demographics of this state, to assess and identify future higher education and workforce needs in the state and the state's ability to meet t...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2013||Postsec.||EARN Indiana Program|
Changes the college work study program into the Employment Aid Readiness Network (EARN) Indiana Program. Makes changes to the definition of "eligible employer" to extend eligibility to for-profit companies and allow year-round participation of all eligible ent...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||Community College|
S.B. 1456 - Community College Orientation, Assessment and Placement, Counseling, and Academic Interventions
From bill summary: Revises and recasts the Seymour-Campbell Matriculation Act of 1986, and renames it the Seymour-Campbell Student Success Act of 2012. States the purpose of the Act as increasing California community college access and success by providing eff...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||Postsec.||Data on Student Outcomes at Cal Grant Participating Institutions|
Ror each Cal Grant participating institution, requires the Student Aid Commission to provide in a searchable database on its website (1) enrollment, persistence, and graduation data for all undergraduate students, including aggregate information on Cal Grant r...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||Requires Postsecondary Institutions to Publish Employment Rates for Graduates|
Requires public and private nonprofit institutions of higher education to publish data on the proportion of graduates with employment at 18 months and five years after the date of graduation. The data shall include the major and degree program, percentage of e...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Revises LA Grad Act - Peformance Agreements|
Revises the Louisiana Granting Resources and Autonomy for Diplomas Act (LA GRAD Act) to provide for additional operational autonomies to be granted to public postsecondary education institutions, including but not limited to authority and exemptions relative t...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Assessing the Quality of Academic Advising Services|
Directs the higher education coordinating board to establish a method by September 2012 for assessing the quality and effectiveness of academic advising services available to students at each institution of higher education. Establishes parameters for the meth...
|LA||Adopted 06/2011||Postsec.||Shared Vision for Higher Education in Louisiana|
Urges the Louisiana Board of Regents to aggressively and fully implement its previously established admission standards, those standards the board set for implementation in 2012 and 2014, and additional admission standards as warranted; that the board continue...
|MI||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.|
|Development Courses/Performance Indicators|
H.B. 4325 - Postsecondary Provisions
From Legislative Staff Summary: Creates a committee to develop a common set of scores using the ACT assessment to determine placement in developmental courses. Requires the senate and house appropriations subcommittees on community colleges to review the esti...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Collection and Dissemination of Information Concerning Higher Education Institutions|
Authorizes the Higher Education Policy Commission to collect and disseminate information concerning higher education institutions. Requires each institution to annually provide the commission, as requested, all information the commission or council considers n...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12|
|College and Career Readiness standards|
Establishes the Arkansas College and Career Readiness standards. Develops criteria to evaluate, support, promote and fund career and technical education programs. Directs the Department of Career Education to work in collaboration with the Department of Educat...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12|
|Postsecondary Prep Programs|
Requires each public school administering the college readiness assessment to provide the basis for the counseling concerning postsecondary preparatory programs. Requires development of postsecondary prep programs, reporting on effectiveness of postsecondary p...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||Community College|
|Improving Student Success in Community Colleges|
Directs the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges to adopt a plan for promoting and improving student success within the California Community Colleges. Directs the board of governors to establish a taskforce to examine best practices in the c...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||Community College|
|Common Assessment, Data Warehouse and Web Portal|
Requires the board of governors of the California Community Colleges to establish a pilot project that seeks to create a centrally delivered system of student assessment to be used as one of multiple measures for community college placement and advisement. Pro...