|MS||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Literacy-Based Promotion|
Requires school districts to provide intensive reading instruction and intervention to students who have substantial deficiency in reading f...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Third-Grade Reading Proficiency|
S.B. 316 - Third-Grade Reading Proficiency
Directs the state board to determine a level of achievement on the 3rd grade English language arts assessment for a student to be promoted t...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Ensuring K-3 Literacy Education|
Requires each local education provider (LEP, i.e., school districts, Boards of Cooperative Educational Services or BOCES, charter schools) t...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Student Assessment and Statewide Standards|
Relates to the Louisiana Competency-Based Education Program and the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program. Provides greater clarity to th...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Grade Retention|
Prohibits promotion of students in the third and eighth grades who do not demonstrate understanding of the curriculum and the ability to per...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Modifies the Reading Sufficiency Act|
Adds kindergarten students to assessment requirement (K-3 students are to be assessed at the beginning of each year using an approved screen...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Ranges of Scores on State Assessments|
H.B. 153 - Ranges of Scores on State Assessments
Directs the state board not to prescribe the three ranges of scores for the assessments prescribed by division (A)(2) of section 3301.0710 o...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Assessing Students Taking Courses Above Their Grade Level|
Specifies that state policy does not require a 5th or 8th grader to be administered a criterion-referenced assessment if the student is enro...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Reading Proficiency|
Beginning with the 2011-2012 school year, a student in the third grade may not be promoted to the next grade level unless the student has sh...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12|
|Task Force on Student Academic Success|
Creates the Task Force on Student Academic Success. The overall charge of the task force is to identify the junctures at which grade-level p...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Reading Proficiency and Support|
Starting with students entering first grade in the 2011-2012 school year, the program of reading instruction must include provisions of the ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2010||P-12||Supplemental Instruction|
A.B. 1610 - Supplemental Instruction
From bill summary: Makes inoperative until July 1, 2013 the requirement that districts offer programs of direct, systematic and intensive su...
|IN||Notices of Intent to Adopt Rules 10/2010||P-12||Reading Framework|
511 IAC 6.1-5-2.6; 511 IAC 6.2-3.1
Amends 511 IAC 6.1-5-2.6 to include the utilization of the reading framework adopted by the state board of education as part of the required...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Task Force on Reading Assessment|
Requires the State Board of Education to adopt specific competency requirements for the promotion of third grade pupils.
Establishes the Tas...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Waiver of American History Course Requirement|
H.B. 1 - Section 3313.60
From DOE summary of H.B. 1: Allows school district boards to waive the requirement to take an American history course for promotion from 8th...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Promotion/retention policies|
Prohibits using test scores as the sole criteria for determining student promotion to the succeeding grade; deletes the requirement that the...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||At-Risk Definition|
Provides that a student is not considered at risk of dropping out of school if the student was retained in prekindergarten or kindergarten s...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Student Promotion|
H.B. 3 - Section 28 and 29
Section 28: Provides that in determining student promotion, a district must consider the student's teacher's recommendation, the student 's ...
|FL||Adopted 01/2009||P-12||COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM|
Amends rule to provide guidance relating to the statewide public school student progression law eliminating social promotion by removing the...
|LA||Adopted 11/2008||P-12||Student Promotion/Retention|
LAC 28:28:XXXIX.503, 1301
Modifies the 8th grade waiver policy with additional criteria to be considered for requirement to pass state test to be promoted to 9th grad...
|TX||Adopted 08/2006||P-12||Optional Extended Year Program|
19 TAC 2.105.AA.105.1001
Amends rules relating to the optional extended year program for students in kindergarten through grade eleven who are identified as likely n...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Florida Secondary School Redesign Act|
H.B. 7087 - Section 19
Defines secondary schools as those serving grades 6-12. Specifies that the following guiding principles must be used in the annual preparat...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Middle School Reforms|
H.B. 7087 (Section 21)
Beginning with students entering grade 6 in the 2006-2007 school year, promotion from a school composed of middle grades 6, 7, and 8 require...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||District Report Cards|
H.B. 1347 Section 7
Requires district report cards to report:
--The number and percentage of students participating in the school flex program, if offered (see...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Focus on Reading and Math in Grades K to 3|
Requires each school district to ensure that instructional time each day of the school year in kindergarten through third grade is focused o...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Grade 3-8 Assessments, End-of-Course Exams and Remediation|
Requires a student not passing an immediately previous grades 3-8 benchmark assessment or in a secondary level end-of-course assessment to p...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Supplemental Instruction: Reading Ability|
Requires a school district, as a condition of receiving funding for supplemental instruction, to convene a pupil study team for each pupil w...
|AR||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Student Assessment and Educational Accountability Act of 2004 - Promotion|
S.B. 33 § 5
Adds Ark Code 6-15-1805. Eliminates social promotion; requires no student be assigned to a grade level based on age. http://www.arkleg.state...
|DE||Rule Adoption 12/2003||P-12||Promotion|
14 DAC 230
Establishes rules requiring that local school districts have promotion policies in place for grades K through grade 12. Incorporates the pro...
|OH||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Promotion Provisions|
H.B. 3 -- Third Grade Reading Guarantee
This section specififes that the following options available to districts under the third grad reading guarantee for students who receive a ...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Promotion|
Amends NRS 392.125 with the provision "except for the promotion of a pupil to high school," to the requriement that no pupil may
|NV||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Requirements for Promotion to Next Grade|
Provides that a pupil must be in attendance for a minimum number of days to obtain credit or to be promoted to the next higher grade; requir...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Retention Based on State Test Scores|
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Allows a school, district or charter school to use a student's performance on a state assessment as one of multiple criteria in determining ...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Remediation, Promotion Policies|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends Section 22-2A-6. Remediation programs, academic improvement programs and promotion policies shall be aligned with alternative school...
|FL||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Public School Student Progression, Remedial Services, Reporting Requirements|
Shifts responsibility for establishing rules regarding student report cards from state superintendent to state board. Modifies rules relatin...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Below the Standard Score and Individual Improvement Plan for Promotion|
Before enactment of this legislation, this subparagraph banned any 3rd-, 5th- or 8th-grader scoring Well Below the Standard on the state rea...
|OH||Signed into law 11/2001||P-12||Student Interventions|
Requires districts and community schools (charters) to provide intervention services to students who fail to attain a proficient score on an...
|UT||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Middle School Exit Requirements|
Utah requires middle school students to meet required competencies before advancing to high school. The Utah legislature amended the law by...
|UT||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Establishment of U-PASS Assessment Program|
Puts into legislation recommendations of Task Force on Learning Standards and Accountability in Public Education created by 1999 legislation...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Professional Development and Educator Accountability Act|
Creates the Professional Development and Educator Accountability Act. Beginning in 2002, at least 20% of educator's performance evaluation w...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Accelerated Learning|
Requires Board of Education to establish requirements to facilitate acceleration of students who are qualified under standard of learning as...
|NM||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Standards, Remediation, Parent Involvement|
Relates to educational standards; provides for remediation and academic improvement programs; restricts promotions; provides for parental in...