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|VA||Signed into law 02/2014||P-12||Electronic Cigarettes Prohibited|
Requires each school board to develop and implement a policy to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes on a school bus, on school property, or at a school-sponsored activity and include in its code of student conduct a prohibition against possessing electro...
|LA||Passed 06/2013||P-12||Subcommittee to Study Issues Affecting School Environment, Including School Violence|
Authorizes the chairman of the senate education committee to appoint a subcommittee to study issues affecting school environment, including school violence. http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/ViewDocument.aspx?d=856378&n=SR203%20Enrolled ...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||California School Climate, Health, and Learning Survey|
From bill summary: States legislative intent to pursue every means necessary to ensure that the California School Climate, Health, and Learning Survey (CAL-SCHLS) remains viable and urges the state
to pursue federal funding, grants, or other sources to ensure ...
|WI||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Objections to Race-Based Nicknames, Logos, etc.|
Under the Act (Act No. 250), a school district resident may object to the use of a race-based nickname, logo, mascot, or team name by a school board of that school district by filing a complaint with the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The state su...
|CA||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Healthy School Environments|
Encourages schools and districts to take proactive and preventative steps to create healthy school environments, including training staff on best maintenance practices, developing and implementing
self-assessments and indoor environmental quality management pl...