|ND||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||STEM Grants and Performance Measures for STEM|
Requires the department of career and technical education to report performance measures of the science, technology, engineering, and mathem...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12|
|Aligning STEM or Career and Technical Education Programs with Applied Baccalaureate Programs|
Subject to available funding, working with the state board for community and technical colleges to develop high-demand applied baccalaureate...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12|
AN ACT to create and enact a new section to chapter 15-20.1 authorizing the department of career and technical education to accept gifts, gr...
A concurrent resolution urging the Department of Career and Technical Education to identify programs and initiatives in the fields of scienc...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12|
|Modification of Education-related Reporting Requirements|
Primarily from bill summary: Eliminates an annual report to the education interim committee on teacher quality, including teacher supply and...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science|
Partially from bill summary: Amends methodology for establishing tuition fee for the California State Summer School for Mathematics and Scie...
Resolves that the assembly continues to urge the development of summer camps, workshops, and after-school programs, and the extension of cur...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2012||Postsec.||Pacific International Space Center for Education Systems|
Transfers the Pacific international space center for exploration systems (PISCES) from the University of Hawaii to the department of busines...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||STEM Schools|
S.B. 316 - STEM Schools
Amends procedures for STEM committee awarding of grants to establish STEM schools. Permits the committee to authorize the establishment of a...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Pre-Engineering Technology Curriculum and Advisory Council|
Provides that the department of education shall encourage school districts to implement age-appropriate instruction and projects involving s...
|LA||Passed 05/2012||Postsec.||Attracting and Graduating More Postsecondary Students in STEM Fields|
Request that the board of regents develop a strategy to attract more students to, and graduate more students from, the state's colleges and ...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Appropriations -- STEM Section|
Adds a new section: 268.7 establishes a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) collaborative initiative at the University ...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12|
|K-20 STEM Education Plan|
H.B. 7135 - K-20 STEM Education Plan
Directs the state board, in consultation with the baord of governors and the department of economic opportunity, to adopt a unified state pl...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Funding to High School/Postsecondary STEM and Energy Fields Partnerships|
S.B. 38 - Funding to High School/Postsecondary STEM and Energy Fields Partnerships
Section 9: Urges the council on postsecondary education is urged to provide additional funding to those postsecondary education institutions...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Lighthouse School Programs|
Allows elementary schools to serve as lighthouse programs. Creates the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education lighthous...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12|
|Educational Program on the Use of Information Technology|
Directs the state board, Salt Lake Community College, and the Utah College of Applied Technology to provide for an educational program on th...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||STEM Access and Success Task Force and Fund|
Establishes the Task Force on STEM Access and Success for the purpose of encouraging students to study science, technology, engineering and ...
|WA||Signed into law 12/2011||P-12||STEM|
Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction, subject to funds appropriated for the purpose, to allocate grants to: (1) h...
|WA||Signed into law 12/2011||P-12||Teacher Certification|
Directs the professional educator standards board to revise standards for the elementary education endorsement and middle level and secondar...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||Postsec.||Diversity in Engineering Scholarship Program|
Creates the Diversity in Engineering Scholarship Program. Defines ''targeted group member" as a person belonging to a class of race, color o...
Executive Order #74
Orders the the creation of the Governor's Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ("STEM") Advisory Council in order to strengthen s...
|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||Adopted 07/2011||P-12||Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academies|
19 TAC 102.1093
Establishes the requirements necessary for a school to be designated as a T-STEM Academy. Adopted as published in the May 6 Texas Register (...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Science and Mathematics Partnership School|
Permits 4 or more contiguous districts at least partially in the same municipality to jointly operate, through an institution of higher educ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Funding for STEM School Facilities|
H.B. 153 - Funding for STEM School Facilities
Permits the Ohio school facilities commission, upon receipt of a written proposal by the governing body of a STEM school, to provide funding...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Applied STEM Courses|
Defines an "applied STEM course" as a STEM course offered as part of a school district's career and technology education curriculum. Directs...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||Community College|
|T-STEM Challenge Scholarship Program|
H.B. 2910 - T-STEM Challenge Scholarship Program
Establishes the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (T-STEM) Challenge Scholarship program. Establishes initial and cont...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Establishes the STEM Council|
Establishes the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Council to develop strategies for enhancing science, technology, engineerin...
|CA||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Partnership Academies in Clean Technology and Renewable Energy|
From bill summary: Requires the superintendent of public instruction to award grants to districts that propose to implement or maintain a pa...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12|
|Grants for Science or Technology Projects|
Modifies the state department's program of grants for innovations in schools (science or technology projects or programs). Amount of grants ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||VIP Incentive Program|
H.B. 2172/S.B. 953
Requires the Board of Education to take into account in its guidelines for the Virginia Index of Performance program a school division's inc...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.|
|Virginia Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011|
H.B. 2510/S.B. 1459
Establishes the Virginia Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011 for the purpose of fueling strong economic growth in the Commonwealth and ...
|PA||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 11/2010||P-12||Science Technology Partnerships|
H.B. 101 - Article XV-F
Codifies existing "Science in Motion" program. Authorizes the department to administer a grant program to higher education institutions that...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||Postsec.||High Speed Train System and Assessment of Workforce Needs|
From bill summary: Requires the High-Speed Rail Authority to contract with the Employment Development Department to develop a labor market a...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||P-12||STEM Education|
From bill summary: Sets forth various legislative findings and declarations relating to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (S...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Task Force on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education|
Establishes, until January 1, 2014, the California Task Force on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education for the purpose ...
|TN||Issued 07/2010||P-12||STEM Innovation Network|
Executive Order #68
Establishes the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network within the department of education and requires the department to undertake various STEM a...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12|
|Education Cabinet to Prioritize STEM Fields|
Requires the education cabinet to set as a priority an increase in the number of students earning postsecondary credentials in the fields of...
|WI||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Act 215 - STEM Pilot Programs K-5|
Creates Section 119.315 to make schools that enroll pupils in grades K-5 eligible to apply for funding (if state or federal funding is avail...
|VA||Issued 03/2010||Postsec.||Establishing the Governor's Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment|
Establishes the Governor's Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment. Directs the commission to consider the current ...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||STEM|
Designates resource programs for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics instruction in K12 schools; requires the Superintendent o...
|ME||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12|
|STEM Strategic Plan|
Directs the state department of education to conduct a study to provide comprehensive baseline data to support state and local efforts to im...
|DE||Issued 01/2010||P-12||STEM Council|
Exec. Order #15
Creates the Delaware STEM Education Council to (a) strengthen cross-disciplinary dialogue between teachers and stakeholders in STEM subjects...
|NY||Vetoed 10/2009||Postsec.||Academic Research Information Access Program|
Creates the Academic Research Information Access (ARIA) Program. Directs the department of economic development, in cooperation with the sta...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12|
|California Stem Cell and Biotechnology Education and Workforce Development Act of 2009|
Creates the Stem Cell and Biotechnology Education and Workforce Development Act of 2009. Establishes stem cell and biotechnology education a...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Two-Year Provisional License for Teaching in a STEM School|
H.B. 1 - Section 3319.28
Amends provisions related to the two-year provisional educator license for teaching science, technology, engineering or math in grades 6-12 ...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Partnership for Continued Learning|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.41, 3301.42, 3301.43, 3326.02, 3326.03, 3326.04, 3326.05, 3326.06, 3326.07, 33326.08, 3326.20, 3326.51
Sections 3301.41, 3301.42, and 3301.43: Repeals 3301.41, which established the partnership for continued learning (state's P-16/P-20 council...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||Postsec.||Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program|
H.B. 1 - Section 3333.62, 3333.66
Section 3333.62: Amends selection criteria for postsecondary institutions' funding proposals for the choose Ohio first scholarship program, ...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12|
|Joining Our Businesses and Schools (JOBS) Study Commission|
Establishes the joint legislative Joining Our Businesses and Schools (JOBS) Study Commission to study issues related to economic development...
|UT||Adopted 07/2009||P-12||MESA Funding Application Review Committee|
Changes the composition of the MESA Public Education Funding Application Review Committee in the definitions. http://www.rules.utah.gov/publ...
|MA||Signed into law 06/2009||Postsec.||Co-operative Engineer Program|
Section 42: Permits the personnel administrator of the commonwealth to establish a co-operative engineer program and to enter into agreement...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||STEM|
Requires the Governor to annually issue a proclamation declaring the third week of March as Math, Engineering, Technology, and Science Week....
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|Increasing Workforce in High-Demand and "Green" Occupations|
H.B. 1935 and H.B. 3, Section 64
Establishes the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant program and fund to award grants to public junior colleges and public technical in...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||Postsec.|
|Engineering, Applied Science and Applied Technology|
Authorizes private higher education institutions to participate in specified engineering recruitment programs, including one-week summer pro...
|TX||Vetoed 06/2009||P-12||Loan Repayment for Math and Science Teachers|
H.B. 518, Section 3
Beginning in the 2012-13 school year, directs the higher education coordinating board to assist in repaying the eligible student loans of ce...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|STEM Teacher Preparation and Professional Development|
Transfers 21.462, "Mathematics, Science and Technology Teacher Preparation Academies," to 61.0766. Allows a teacher with at least two years ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
H.B. 3 - Section 61 and 63 (College Placement Testing and Math, Science Courses for High-Demand Occupations)
Section 61: Provides that a student who has completed a recommended or advanced high school program and demonstrated the performance standar...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||STEM Initiatives Review|
Directs the Department of Education to collect information on science, technology, engineering and math initiatives in consultation with pub...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.||Creation of the Science and Research Council|
Creates the Science and Research Council to increase the capacity of the state and higher education institutions to attract, implement and u...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Digital Content Access and Connecting STEM Content to Initiatives|
Establishes the MDK12 Digital Library for the purpose of providing access to digital content for K-12 students and educators, improving scho...
|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...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.||Economic Development Partnerships and Rsch.|
Enacts the New Mexico Research Applications Act; provides for a nonprofit corporation to interact with business and government entities, uni...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2009||Postsec.||Engineering, Computer Science and Related Technology Scholarship|
Changes the engineering, computer science and related technology student loan program to a scholarship program. Eliminates requirement that ...
|OH||Adopted 10/2008||Postsec.||Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program|
OAC 3333-1-61, -61.1 thru -61.5
The Ohio innovation partnership, consisting of the choose Ohio first scholarship and the Ohio Research scholars program, aims to strengthen ...
|OH||Adopted 10/2008||Postsec.||Research Scholars Program|
OAC 3333-1-62, -62.1 thru -62.5
Proposes new rules regarding the Ohio Research Scholars Program. Provides general guidelines for proposals; objectives to be reflected in pr...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||digital technology training|
Establishes the Digital Arts Studio Partnership and Workforce Program to train youth in digital technology skills. Requires the program to b...
|IL||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 09/2008||P-12|
|Study of Current and Projected Shortages in Critical Occupations and Skill Sets|
Subject to appropriation, requires the department of commerce and economic opportunity to conduct a study to identify current and projected ...
|OH||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||Temporary Teaching Permits, Provisional Licenses for STEM School Teachers|
OAC 3301-23-41, -24-15
Creates forty hour temporary teaching permit for qualified nonlicensed individuals. Amends qualifications for temporary teaching permit for ...
|UT||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative Centers Program|
Creates new R277-492 administering the Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) Initiative Centers Program. Establishes components that ...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Pre-Engineering Curriculum|
Expands the Department of Education's pre- engineering technology curriculum in public schools program for students in specified grades inte...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12|
Defines "Advanced science and mathematics" as Advanced Placement (AP) biology, calculus, chemistry, computer science, environmental science,...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative Centers Program|
S.B. 2 - Section 22
Establishes the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR) Centers Program to provide a financial incentive for charter schools...
|OH||Issued 10/2007||Postsec.||Research Scholars Program|
Executive Order No. 34S
(Executive Order 2007-33) Suspends normal rulemaking procedures and makes the rules governing the administration of the Research Scholars Pr...
|OH||Signed into law 10/2007||P-12||STEM|
H.B. 119 - STEM Provisions
Establishes the STEM Subcommittee of the Partnership for Continued Learning; sets governance; authorizes the subcommittee to accept proposal...
|The Readiness Project|
Executive Order No. 489
Establishes the Readiness Project to develop a plan to implement fundamental and systemic reforms to public education in the Commonwealth ov...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2007||Postsec.||Higher ed. finance, STEM student loan|
Relates to establishment of new campuses of the State University System; implements the FY 2007-08 higher education budget; relates to capit...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12|
|Workforce and Career Preparation|
Creates the State Career and Professional Education Act to improve academic performance and to respond to workforce needs; requires a school...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2007||Postsec.||Office of Aerospace Development|
Eliminates references to the Office of Space Industry. Creates the Office of Aerospace Development to coordinate space activities and identi...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Career/Technical Education and STEM|
S.B. 885 (Section 1-10)
Directs the department of education to establish and administer a career and technical education program that meets the requirements of the ...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Summer Program for Potential Engineering Students|
Requires the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to design and administer a one-week summer program to take place on campuses that off...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||After-school Science and Math Programs|
Establishes the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ("STEM") after-school education pilot grant program ("grant program") in t...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||Postsec.|
|Education of Students in High Demand Fields|
Establishes a committee on the education of students in high demand fields. The committee consists of: (1) two members of the House of Repre...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|GET Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program|
Establishes the GET ready for math and science scholarship program. The purpose of the program is to provide scholarships to students who ac...
|Broaden University Research and Development|
Broadens the scope of university research and economic development. Forges links between New Mexico's educational institutions, business and...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||STEM|
Makes an appropriation to the State Science and Technology Authority for the STEM Coalition for the research and development of a plan conce...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Alliance for Underrepresented Students|
Creates the Alliance for Underrepresented Students at New Mexico State University. The purposes of the alliance are to: (1) promote science,...
|UT||Signed into law 04/2007||Postsec.||Commercialization of State College/University Developed Technologies|
Modifies the recognized purposes of the Centers of Excellence Act to include facilitating the transition of research generated technologies ...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12|
Provides for the promotion of economic development by creating a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Fund to increases the state's ab...
|UT||Signed into law 02/2007||Postsec.||Electrical Engineers Partnership|
Provides for an engineering partnership between Weber State University and Utah State University to meet the demand for electrical engineers...
|Governor's Council on Jobs, Innovation, and the Economy|
EXECUTIVE ORDER 23 FY 06/07
Establishes the Governor's Council on Jobs, Innovation, and the Economy to:
1. Develop a recommended action plan for moving the state forw...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12|
|International Business and Technology Incubator Program|
Appropriates funds to provide the necessary start-up funding to operate an international business and technology incubator program and to en...
|Delaware Science and Technology Council|
EXECUTIVE ORDER NOS. 88 and 93
Executive Order No. 88 establishes the Delaware Science and Technology Council to:
(a) Improve the competitive position of Delaware so tha...
|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||Postsec.||Technology and Research Scholarship Program|
Creates 21st Century Technology, Research, and Scholarship Enhancement Act; creates Florida Technology, Research, and Scholarship Board with...
|UT||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) program|
Changes made to definitions, proposal criteria, budget, state board funding priorities, proposal applications and timelines. http://www.rule...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2006||Postsec.|
|Consortium for Undergraduate Research and Engineering|
Provides legislative findings and intent related to the West Virginia University Institute of Technology. Provides legislative intent to en...
|IL||Adopted 04/2006||P-12||High Technology School-to-Work|
14 IAC 110.170
Identifies 10 criteria the department must use when reviewing grant proposals and making awards for the High Technology School-to-Work Progr...
|AZ||Issued 04/2006||Postsec.||Governor's Council on Innovation and Technology|
(Executive Order 2006-07) Replaces Executive Orders 90-01, 92-03 and 2003-07; concerns the Governor's Council on Innovation and Technology; ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2006||Postsec.|
|Science and Technology Within Economic Development|
This bill establishes an informal science and technology education program within the Governor's Office of Economic Development; and
16 < pr...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12|
|Math, Science, Engineering and Technology Grant Program|
Creates the Mathematics, Science, Engineering and Technology Career Grant Program to provide higher education grants to domiciles who are en...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12|
|Science, Technology, Engineering, Math|
Recognizes the vital importance to the state's economic prosperity and the economic benefit of placing a priority on enrolling and conferrin...
|IL||Adopted 11/2005||P-12||High Technology School-to-Work|
14 IAC 110.170
The goal of the High Technology School-to-Work Program is to improve education and to prepare Illinois' students to transition from school t...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Commission for Coordination of Educational Efforts|
Adds the President of the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority and the Executive Chief Information Officer to the membership of the Ark...