|WA||To governor 04/2013||P-12||Expanding Participation in Innovation Academy Cooperatives.|
Amends existing law to expand opportunity for high school students residing in other districts to enroll in the cooperative's reporting dist...
|AK||To governor 04/2013||P-12||District Operated Boarding Schools|
Amends existing legislation so that a district can operate a district-wide residential school and receive a boarding stipend as reimbursemen...
|SD||To governor 03/2013||P-12||Exempts Certain Low Enrollment School Districts from Reorganizing Requirement|
Amends §13-6-97 to include exempting any school district that is a part of a consortium of school districts exercising joint powers or inter...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||Northeast Maryland Higher Education Advisory Board|
Establishes the Northeast Maryland Higher Education Advisory Board to support the development of higher education in two rural counties in M...
|NY||Issued 04/2012||P-12||Establishing the New NY Education Reform Commission|
E.O. No. 44
Establishes the New NY Education Reform Commission to provide guidance and advice to the governor on education policy, performance, and inno...
|Postsecondary Access in Rural Communities|
A Resolution directing the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to examine the Commonwealth's programs for post-secondary education in C...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12|
|Council for Agricultural Education|
Establishes a council for agricultural education (advisory). Sets membership and duties. The duties of the council are to review, develop, a...
|MT||Passed 04/2011||Postsec.||Growing Divide Between Rural and Urban Communities|
A joint resolution urging the Board of Regents and the Commissioner of Higher Education to study the growing divide between rural and urban ...
|AL||Issued 01/2011||P-12||Alabama Office of Rural Development|
Executive Order 5
Makes findings relative to education in rural areas of Alabama. Creates the Alabama Office of Rural Development. Provides the Alabama Office...
|AL||Issued 06/2010||P-12||Alabama Rural Action Commission|
Creates the Alabama Rural Action Commission. Identifies responsibilities of the commission, including to set comprehensive goals and specifi...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Rural schools|
Extends the date by which a school must qualify as a small high school for the purpose of calculating the school district's adjusted daily w...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||High School Exit Exams|
Ties course credits to state and local academic standards. Requires Minnesota students to successfully pass state graduation exams effective...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Sparsity Revenue|
Authorizes a school district that closes a school facility to receive the greater of its sparsity revenue computed under current law or the ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Alternative Compensation Rural District Application Assistance|
Makes districts in the rural equity region eligible for assistance in developing Q-Comp applications with specific compensation program com...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Rural Schools|
Relates to public schools; provides that certain school districts shall be considered rural school districts; provides that certain public c...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Mobile Learning Technology Pilot Program|
Creates the Mobile Learning Technology Pilot Program to provide for mobile learning in rural school districts; provides that each district p...
|NY||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12||New York State Center for Rural Schools|
Establishes the New York State Center for Rural Schools to operate the state rural education program. Eliminates the authority of the commis...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12|
|Rural Technology Center Grant Program|
Subject to available funds, the office shall establish a grant program under which the Office of Rural Community Affairs awards grants to pu...
|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 read...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2007||Postsec.|
|Rural Physicians Scholarship Program|
Establishes the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program to identify and recruit university and college students from rural areas of...
|ID||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Potential Study on the Challenges of Rural Schools|
S.B. 1236 (Section 7)
Authorizes the Superintendent of Public Instruction to expend $100,000 of a state appropriation to conduct a study and develop plans that ad...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Rural Library Development Act|
Provides grants to improve existing rural libraries' collections and services and provide resources to plan and establish new rural librarie...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Districts with Extraordinary Declining Enrollment|
S.B. 549 - Section 4
Defines 'extraordinary declining enrollment' as a district enrollment which has declined during the preceding three school years at a rate o...
|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:
|CO||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Teacher Loan Forgiveness Pilot Program|
Defines "high-poverty school" and "rural school district." Expands teacher loan forgiveness pilot program to include teachers who (1) contra...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Closure of Isolated Schools|
Allows a school district to close an isolated school or part thereof following an annexation or consolidation. Specifies that the state boar...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Public School Funding|
Provides special needs funding for certain isolated schools; provides special needs funding for certain school districts with a low student ...
|MI||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||2005 School Aid Budget|
Ensures a minimum level of funding to small, rural and Upper Peninsula or island districts that are not near other schools or accessible by ...
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and, where appropriate, the State Department of Education, to incorporate into licensure re...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Education Technology|
Repeals the obsolete provisions that established the Commission on Technology in Learning law and specified its duties. Requires the Superin...
|UT||Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||Special Subject Certification for Small Schools|
Repeals rules concerning special subject certification for small secondary schools. UTAH REG 27208 (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...
|MT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Opening or Reopening of Elementary Schools, Including Isolated Schools|
Revises the procedures for opening or reopening an elementary school; allows parents of at least two pupils to petition the trustees; lowers...