|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Small Learning Communities|
Makes requirements imposed by statute on school districts and public schools to adopt a pilot program to provide a program of small learning communities in certain middle schools, junior high schools and high schools; extending the effective date for the imple...
|NC||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2011||P-12||Principal Employment in Small Schools|
H.B. 200 - Principal Employment in Small Schools
Page 52 of 342: Provides that a school created after July 1, 2011 with fewer than 100 students in final average daily membership is not entitled to 12 months of employment for a principal. Page 52 of 342: http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2011/Bills/House/PDF/H200...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||School Structure|
AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 15, CHAPTER 4, ARTICLE 3, Arizona Revised Statutes, BY ADDING SECTION 15-447.01; amending sections 15-901 and 15-2002, Arizona Revised Statutes. Enables a common school district to offer instruction in grade nine on the condition that the...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Center for Creativity and Innovation|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.82
**No funds allocated in the current budget for this center, according to the DOE's H.B. 1 summary document http://www.education.ohio.gov/GD/DocumentManagement/DocumentDownload.aspx?DocumentID=71635**
Authorizes the state superintendent to create the center f...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Small School Designation|
Provides that a school may qualify as a small high school only if the school was not part of a high school that divided or otherwise reorganized into multiple high schools in the same city; provides for the distribution of the State School Fund to school distr...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||High School Reform|
Provides for high school reform. Requires the board of trustees of each school district to adopt a policy for each public school of the school district in which ninth grade pupils are enrolled, to develop a 4-year academic plan for each of those pupils. Requir...
|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 preparation of each secondary school's improvement plan:
(a) Struggling students, especially those in failing schools, need th...
|UT||Adopted 03/2005||P-12||Promoting Moderately Sized Schools|
Concurrent resolution of the legislature and the governor encourages local school boards, to the extent feasible, to build more moderately sized, simple, community-based neighborhood schools; urges the State Office of Education to foster research on innovative...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||School Facilities: New Construction and Modernization|
Amends the Leroy F. Greene School Facilities Act relating to funding for construction of small high schools. Provides for adjustments of new construction grants on a pilot program basis for small high schools meeting certain criteria. Reduces local matching fu...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Low Performing Schools and Districts|
Chapter No. 832. Renames low performing schools and school districts as high priority schools and school districts; allows the commissioner to award grants to individual school systems of up to $50,000, to LEAs for planning and implementation purposes. Allows ...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Education Code Re-Write: Small Schools|
To reduce the anonymity of students in large schools, encourages local boards to adopt policies to encourage any school that does not meet the definition of a small school to subdivide into schools-within-a-school. Beginnning July 1, 2003, all plans for new e...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Smaller Schools Plan for Clark County|
Requires Clark County School District to establish a special planning committee to plan for the construction of smaller schools; requires the board to report to the Legislative Committee on Education concerning the activities of the special planning committee....