|FL||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||Background Screening and ID Badges for Noninstructional Contractors on School Grounds|
Requires DOE to create uniform, statewide identification badge to be worn by noninstructional contractors signifying that contractor has met specified requirements. Requires school district to issue badge. Requires all districts to recognize the badge and for ...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Deleting References to Inactive or Underutilized Programs|
From bill analysis: S.B. 1096 is a combined effort by the governor, legislature, district school superintendents, and other education stakeholders to reduce regulation of public educational institutions. The bill repeals inactive or underutilized programs, inc...
|DC||Adopted 04/2013||P-12||Generating Revenures for Athletic Programs & Activities|
Authorizes, on an emergency basis, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education to solicit sponsorships from individuals or organizations to generate revenue for state athletic programs and activities in exchange for advertisements in agency publication...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2013||P-12||School Management Contracts and Charter Boards|
Prohibits private entities from managing public schools through contracts with school boards, the Public Education Department (PED), or charter schools. Specifically, the bill:
• stipulates that public schools must remain under the control of local school boar...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Sanctions for the Lowest-Performing Schools|
H.B. 153 - Sanctions for the Lowest-Performing Schools
Provides that for any building that is ranked in the lowest 5% of all public school buildings statewide for three consecutive years and is declared to be under an academic watch or in a state of academic emergency, the district board must do one of the followi...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Privatization of Transportation Services|
H.B. 153 - Privatization of Transportation Services
Permits the board of a district to which the provisions of Chapter 124 of the revised code do not apply to terminate any of its transportation staff positions and enter into a contract with an independent agent for the provision of transportation services for ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Advertising on School Buses|
Permits a local board or a charter school to sell advertising space on the exterior of a school bus. Directs such a local board or charter school to adopt guidelines for permissible advertising; sets in statute certain parameters and limitations for content an...
|GA||Adopted 07/2010||P-12||Alternative/Non-Traditional Education Programs|
Rule 160-4-8-.12, "Alternative Education Programs" has been repealed and a new rule adopted. Defines "alternative/non-traditional education program" as a program operating in affiliation with a school; a program does not report full-time equivalent (FTE) or re...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Charter Schools|
Increases statewide charter school cap and charter school cap for Chicago. Above and beyond caps, permits five Chicago charters (and specified numbers of campuses and enrollment seats within those five charters) to be devoted to serving returning high school d...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Privatization of Student Transportation Services|
H.B. 1 - Section 3319.0810
Repeals Section 3319.0810, which allowed local boards to terminate student transportation staff positions for reasons of economy and efficiency if the board entered into a contract with an independent agent to provide transportation services. Page 2725 of 3120...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||District Finance|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 66-68 and 86
Section 66: Establishes provisions allowing a school district to adopt a budget after the district adopts a tax rate for the tax year in which the fiscal year covered by the budget begins. Section 86 makes a conforming change in the Tax Code.
Section 67: Adds ...
|TX||Adopted 02/2009||P-12||Advertising on School Buses|
37 TAC 1.14.E.14.61 -.65
Sets forth the advertising display requirements for school buses (repeals and replaces earlier language). Establishes a traffic crash reporting requirement for school buses that are displaying exterior advertising. http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pls/pub/readtac$e...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Prohibition on Contracting with For-profit Providers|
Relates to the Recovery School District; prohibits the RSD from contracting with any for-profit private provider for the general operation of schools under its jurisdiction but authorizes the RSD to contract with for-profit providers for any needed services fo...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Contract with a Third Party for Non-Instructional Services|
Adds to provisions allowing a local board of education to contract with a third party for non-instructional services currently performed by any employee or bargaining unit member or to lay off such educational support personnel. Extends date of written notice ...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Fee-Based Catering Services|
Allows institutions of higher education and school districts to provide (for fee) catered meal services off-site as long as those functions meet certain parameters (i.e., are related to school or institution activities).
|LA||Adopted 12/2005||P-12||Summer School and Private Providers|
Allows students to attend summer school from private providers if the summer school applications from the private provider are approved by the district. Page 7 of 106: http://www.doa.state.la.us/osr/reg/0512/0512RUL.pdf...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Prevention Programs for the Youth|
Relates to juveniles; authorizes public support for public-private partnerships to develop after-school and other prevention programs for the youth of New Mexico; provides for fund distribution....
|WV||Signed into law 03/2002||Postsec.||Contracting with Private Corporations|
In order to facilitate research and development grants and opportunities for state institutions of higher education, it is appropriate to authorize the governing boards to contract with private corporations organized for the purpose of providing such services ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2001||Postsec.|
|Community Colleges and Economic Development|
Session Law Number 368., Exempts certain community college activities from the Umstead Act; provides for use of community college personnel or facilities, with the consent of the trustees of that college, in support of private business enterprise located on th...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2001||Postsec.||Campus Housing|
Authorizes the Board of Trustees of State University and other institutions of higher education to enter into a ground lease agreement with a private entity for providing all services necessary to the creation and operation of an on-campus student housing faci...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Tech-Prep Curriculum|
Authorizes local education agencies (LEAs) to enter into cooperative agreements with nonprofit entities to offer technical-prep high school curriculum under the following conditions: the local board of education must approve all agreements; agreements must be...
|AZ||To governor 05/2001||P-12||Contracting for Teachers and Administrators|
THE GOVERNING BOARD MAY OBTAIN THE SERVICES OF ANY EMPLOYEE, INCLUDING TEACHERS, SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS, BY CONTRACTING WITH A PRIVATE ENTITY THAT EMPLOYS PERSONNEL REQUIRED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT. ...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Commercial Partnerships|
States that commercial, promotional and corporate partnerships and sponsorships relating to public schools; requires each school board to develop and implement and authorizes them to revise, from time to time, a policy relating to commercial, promotional, and ...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Contracts With Soft Drink Vendors|
Allows vendors to sell soft drinks or other concessions on school property; permits a school district to enter into contracts for sale of soft drinks or other concessions....
|VA||To governor 02/2001||P-12||Performance-Based Contracts|
Allows any local governing body, school district or public institution of higher education to enter into energy performance-based contracts to significantly reduce energy and operating costs of a facility....
|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....
|RI||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Commercialization|
H.B. 6927, S.B. 2139
Allows municipal committees to promulgate rules and regulations permitting fundraising activities by public schools; enhances prohibition against school employees accepting money for tutoring students under their instruction during the school year; prohibits t...
|AL||Vetoed 05/2000||Postsec.||Exemptions for Competitive Bidding by Postsecondary Institutions|
Exempts from competitive bidding the renewal of all existing contracts that do not involve the expenditure of State funds and that are made for the selection of service contractors by or on behalf of public two-year and four-year colleges and universities of t...
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12||Contracts for Computers or Related Equipment or Service|
H.B. 3800 (Omnibus Bill)
Prohibits a school board or school within the district to enter into a contract for use of a computer or related equipment or service that requires a advertising to be disseminated to students unless the board: 1) enters into a contract at a public hearing; 2)...