|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Educational Service Centers|
S.B. 316 - Educational Service Centers
Repeals provision that if an educational service center governing board acquired, leased, purchased, or entered into a contract to purchase,...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Juvenile Corrections Educational Opportunities|
Requires Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) to assign each committed youth to an appropriate educational program in a secure ...
|VT||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Corrections Education|
Requires appointment of a Director of Corrections Education (rather than education supervisor) who is licensed as an administrator to serve ...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Funding for Juvenile Justice Education Programs|
H.B. 5101 - Funding for Juvenile Justice Education Programs
Calcifies the amount of state and local funding to which juvenile justice education programs are entitled.
Pages 18-20 of 41: http://myflori...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||pre-K-12||Corrections Education|
From bill summary: Removes the state board of regents' responsibility for the education of persons in the custody of the Utah Department of ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Reauthorization of Corrections Education Programs|
From bill summary: Modifies the repeal date of Section 53A-1-403.5, which provides for certain educational programs for persons in custody o...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Alternative Education|
Requires that a district located in a county with a population of 125,000 or less provide educational services to a student who is expelled ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Exemption from Placement in Juvenile Justice Program|
From fiscal note: Exempts a county with a population of 125,000 or greater from the requirement that expelled students and students meeting ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Expulsion or Placement in Disciplinary Alternative Education|
Requires a student who receives deferred prosecution for, is found by a court or jury to have engaged in, or a superintendent or designee ha...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Corrections Education|
Allows educational programs under Youth Corrections Education Program (YCEP) and Juvenile Detention Education Program (JDEP) to award high s...
|TX||Became law without governor's signature 05/2011||P-12||Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality|
Establishes the Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality to: (1) Examine the level of disproportionate involvement of children ...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Task Force to Study High School Dropout Rates of Persons in the Criminal Justice System|
Establishes the Task Force to Study High School Dropout Rates of Persons in the Criminal Justice System. Requires the task force to study hi...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Special Populations|
S.B. 1256--Special Populations
Designates the definition of home school district for students who are wards of the state and enrolled in accommodation school at a juvenile...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||District Finance for Students In Corrections Facility|
Authorizes the Mississippi Department of Education to develop and promulgate policies and procedures regarding financial reimbursements to t...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Alternative School Placement|
Provides criteria for districts to make a determination on an individualized basis before placing compulsory-school-age children returning f...
|TX||Adopted 02/2011||P-12||Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Programs|
37 TAC 348.100, 101, 102, 104, 106, 108, 110, 112, 114, 116, 118, 120, 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 132, 134, 136, 138, 200, 202, 204, 206
Establishes minimum operational, programmatic, and educational standards for juvenile justice alternative education programs. Section 348.20...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2010||P-12||County Juvenile Court Schools|
A.B. 1610 - County Juvenile Court Schools
From bill summary: Makes a county juvenile court school eligible to receive economic impact aid funding commencing with the 2010–11 fiscal y...
|RI||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Education of Youth in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems|
H.R. 8109, S.R. 2872
Creates the Task Force on the Education of Children and Youth in the Care of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families. Directs the ta...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12|
|Incarcerated Special Education Students|
Requires each county correctional facility to designate one person to serve as the contact person for all matters related to special educati...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12|
|Committee to Study Education and Career Development Programs|
Establishes a committee to study education and career development programs for youth and young adults in the juvenile and adult criminal jus...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Transition Back to School for At-risk Students|
Concerns successful transitions back to the public school system for juveniles in out-of-home placement who have demonstrated behavior that ...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12||Educational Services for Juveniles|
Concerns the provision of educational services for juveniles against whom charges have been filed in district court; requires a school distr...
|WI||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12|
|Revenues to Support Educational Services for Inmates|
Permits counties to use the monies collected from jail surcharges for costs related to educational and medical services to inmates.
|TN||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Report to Include Programs Offered in Detention Facilities|
Requires the Commissioner of Education to include a description of short and long-term educational programs that are
offered to juveniles in...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2010||Community College||Transfer of Employees from Two-Year System to Department of Corrections|
Effective July 2010, requires that Kentucky Community and Technical College System faculty and staff who provide educational services and su...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2010||Postsec.|
|Vocational Education at Correction Institutions|
Adds vocational programs to the educational programs that are offered by the department of corrections pursuant to the Correctional Educatio...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2010||Postsec.|
Relates to adult students under the jurisdiction of the juvenile and domestic relations district courts. Clarifies that notification is to b...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Corrections Education|
Relates to juvenile, education, and law enforcement matters; creates the law enforcement, school policing, and youth work group to be staffe...
|IL||Adopted 11/2009||P-12||Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision|
23 IAC 1.20, .30, .100, .240, .420, .465, .480, .510, .737
Partially from "Notice of Adopted Amendments" in Illinois Register (changes from this rulemaking but not listed below are technical in natur...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||MRSA Prevention in Residential Schools and Juvenile Corrections Centers|
Creates the MRSA Prevention, Control, and Reporting Act to to improve the prevention of infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococc...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
Authorizes the Department of Corrections to grant a specified reduction in the term of incarceration of inmates who successfully complete ed...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Alternative Education|
Existing policy requires a county with a population greater than 125,000 to develop a juvenile justice alternative education program. This p...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Certain School Staff Salaries|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 6-9
Sections 6 and 9: Beginning with the 2009-10 school year, requires each school district and each charter holder that operated an open-enroll...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Virtual School and High School Allotments|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 56 and 57
Section 56: Creates new sections 42.159 and 42.160. Section 42.159 provides that for each student who completes a semester-long electronic c...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Virtual Courses for Corrections Ed. Students|
H.B. 3646 - Section 94
Directs the investigate the feasibility of creating one or more series of courses to be provided through the state virtual school network th...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Serving Mentally Retarded Offenders|
New provision defines alleged offender resident as a person with mental retardation who is charged with or convicted of a criminal offense, ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12|
|Opportunity for GED Level of Proficiency for Inmates|
Requires the Department of Corrections to establish a program to ensure that inmates have an opportunity to achieve at least a general educa...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12|
Requires the Department of Corrections to provide a discharged inmate with verification of the inmate's work history while in the custody of...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Board for the Coordination of Programs Serving Vulnerable Individuals|
H.B. 1289 - Section 1
Creates the board for the coordination of programs serving vulnerable individuals to coordinate the delivery of services to vulnerable indiv...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.|
|College Programs for Inmates|
Requires that costs associated with a college-level academic program for an inmate shall be borne by the inmate unless he or she receives fi...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Corrections Education|
Concerns a school district; in Atchison; relates to the number of pupils in the custody of the juvenile justice system and enrolled in schoo...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12|
|Skills Training for Inmates|
Requires the department of correction to provide skills training and educational opportunities for all inmates not serving a life sentence o...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Division of Youth Services|
Requires the Division of Youth Services (DYS) to provide a system of education in residential youth services centers it operates according g...
|GA||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Grant Programs|
GAC 96-1-.01, .04, .05, .07
Establishes guidelines for the Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Treatment grant program, the Abstinence Until Marriage grant program, the...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12|
Adds provision setting parameters for contracts between the department of corrections and community colleges to provide postsecondary educat...
|ID||Signed by Governor 03/2009||Community College||Corrections Education|
Amends existing law relating to education to provide that the State Board for Professional-Technical Education shall prepare courses for pri...
|UT||Adopted 11/2008||P-12||Corrections Education Programs|
Updates and aligns state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to corrections education programs. http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/c...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||Postsec.||Correctional education|
Requires the open course provisions in statute or regulations of the board of governors to be waived for any governing board of a community ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12||juvenile court schools|
Encourages each county superintendent of schools or school district and county chief probation officer to enter into a memorandum of underst...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Residential Programs|
Amends the School Code and the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Distinguishes funding provisions for students in residential programs who are not...
|NH||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||Changes in Special Education Law|
Revises numerous statutes relating to special education; expands, updates, and clarifies definitions; expands the duties of the Department o...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Status Offenders|
Defines "nonoffender" as a child alleged to be dependent, neglected, or abused and who has not been otherwise charged with a status or publi...
|GA||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||Residential Facility Grants|
Clarifies rules regarding the providing of grants to local units of administration and facilities serving eligible children, which are child...
|OR||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||Youth Care Centers|
Allows students in youth care centers operated by public and private agencies to receive educational services. OREGON 28728...
Requires the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to establish reentry programs for parolees between 16 and 23 years of age to assis...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||GED|
Provides that when the subject of a parole or mandatory supervised release is in compliance with all conditions of his or her parole or mand...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12|
|Corrections Job Training|
Appropriates funds for a study of the job training programs available for incarcerated inmates.
|LA||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Project Return Post-Release Skills Program for Recently Released Offenders|
Authorizes the department of labor to establish or to contract with service providers or community service organizations to establish a comp...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Education in Youth Care Centers|
Establishes that every child at a youth care center, whether privately or publicly operated, is entitled to receive appropriate education su...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Placement of Foster and Juvenile Court Students|
Provides that a student who is placed in a foster family home or the home of a relative or other unlicensed caretaker may attend school in e...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2007||Community College||Correctional Education|
Abolishes Corrections Education Advisory Committee; requires Administrator of Correctional Education to administer adult basic skills develo...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Educational Services in Juvenile Detention Facilities|
Requires detention center staff to notify school district officials where the detainee last attended school by the first school day followin...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||Postsec.|
|Inmate Internet & Videoconferencing Postsecondary Education|
Requires the Department of Corrections to provide access to postsecondary education opportunities for incarcerated individuals via the Inter...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Online Corrections Education|
Allows the Board of Correctional Education to develop programs to provide restricted Internet access to online secondary education or adult ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Identifying Prisoners with Learning Disabilities|
Requires the Superintendent of the Department of Correctional Education, in cooperation with the Department of Corrections, to create a syst...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12|
|Raises Correction Education Literacy Program Standards|
Raises the standard for the Department of Correctional Education Literacy Program from the eighth grade level to the twelfth grade or GED le...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12|
|Correctional Education Board Ex Officio Members|
Modifies the ex officio membership of the Board of Correctional Education by removing the chairman of the Virginia Parole Board and adding t...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2007||Postsec.|
|Inmate Online Higher Education|
Empowers the Department of Corrections to develop programs for restricted Internet access to online higher education courses by incarcerated...
|OK||Adopted 12/2006||P-12||Education Services for Incarcerated Students|
(1) Each school district in the state with a city, county, or state jail within the district's boundaries shall designate ...
|WV||Rule Adoption 07/2006||P-12||Juvenile Institutional Education Programs Standards|
Title 126, Series 53
Establishes high quality standards for juvenile institutional education programs under the governance of the West Virginia Board of Educatio...
|VA||Rule Adoption 07/2006||P-12||Student Reenrollment Plans|
8 VAC 20-660-10 thru -40
Provides a structured procedure for reenrollment of students into the public school system when they have been in the custody of the juvenil...
|UT||Adopted 06/2006||P-12||Education Programs Serving Youth in Custody|
Provides the Utah Coordinating Council for Youth in Custody and the Utah State Office of Education the ability to reserve funds from Youth i...
|GA||Adopted 06/2006||P-12||Grant Programs|
GAC 96-1-.01, .02, .04, .05
Clarifies rules regarding grants for juvenile delinquency prevention and treatment, Title V prevention, abstinence education and juvenile ac...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Juvenile Offenders|
Provides for incentive wages and work programs for juvenile defendants; provides that the office of youth developoment has control over all ...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Inmate Treatment and Rehabilitation Programs|
Provides with respect to treatment programs for inmates; encourages voluntary participation by inmates in certified treatment and rehabilita...
|IL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||GED Incentives|
Eliminates the provision that the additional good conduct credit awarded to a prisoner who passes the high school level Test of General Educ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Corrections Education|
Changes provisions to the Quality Basic Education Act; changes certain provisions relating to eligibility of enrollment for children in the ...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Act of 2006|
Creates the Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Act of 2006, part of the act creates a committee to determine what entity should be responsible ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12|
|Verification of Completion of Educational Programs|
Requires the Director of the Department of Corrections to provide each prisoner with certain documents upon discharge, including verificatio...
|IL||Signed into law 11/2005||P-12||Department of Juvenile Justice|
Amends various Acts to create the Department of Juvenile Justice from the Juvenile Division of the Department of Corrections. Transfers pers...
|GA||Adopted 10/2005||P-12||Case Management Consultation for Agency-Placed Transfer Students|
Establishes rules regarding case management consultation for agency-placed transfer students to provide necessary transition services for st...
|IL||Vetoed 08/2005||P-12||GED Incentive Program for Prisoners|
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the rules and regulations for the early release of a prisoner on account of good condu...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Credit for GED|
Provides that the rules and regulations for the early release of a prisoner on account of good conduct shall also provide that an additional...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12|
Goal is to ensure that programs such as GED and ESL are integrated with an applied vocational context leading to employment. Improves coordi...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Youth Services and Educational Law|
Amends the Youth Services Act and the Education law. Requires health care providers to send the division of youth services all medical and h...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Juvenile Achievement Information|
Places upon the Department of Correctional Education the primary duty of transferring academic, career and technical education and related a...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2005||Community College||Telephone Surcharge for Education and Training Programs|
Creates a restricted account within the General Fund called the Prison Telephone Surcharge Account; deposits money generated from surcharges...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Corrections School District|
Changes Department of Correction School District to Corrections School System. Expands students eligible for system inclusion to those on pr...
|FL||Signed into law 12/2004||P-12||Juvenile Detention|
Revises apportionment of certain costs between counties and state of providing detention care for juveniles; deletes requirement requiring w...
|Prison Education Reform Act|
Establishes the Prison Education Reform Act. Changes the position of Superintendent of Correctional Education to the Deputy Director of Corr...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Wards: Education|
Requires a court to take the educational needs of a minor into consideration when determining the disposition of the minor or when making an...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Prisoners Rehabilitation|
Requires each person who becomes subject to the Department of Corrections on or after January 1, 2006, with the exception of inmates serving...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Crime|
Encourages the Department of Corrections to give priority enrollment in programs, including educational programs, designated to rehabilitate...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Ex-Offender Literacy Act|
Creates the Ex-Offender Literacy Act that states the success of a pilot program requiring an adult convicted of a nonviolent or nonserious o...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Juvenile Justice Education|
Relates to juvenile justice education; increases percentage of Florida Education Finance Program funding generated by students in juvenile j...
|FL||Became law without governor's signature 05/2004||P-12|
Relates to education funding; requires school districts to establish certain policies and procedures regarding lottery fund enhancements; pr...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12|
|Department Of Corrections|
Directs the Department of Corrections, in conjunction with Department of Personnel, to study the issue of education and employment for perso...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Parenting Programs|
Requires the Department of Correctional Education to arrange for noncustodial parent offenders committed to the custody of the Department of...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Compulsory School Attendance|
Excuses from compulsory school attendance requirements persons 16 through 18 years of age who are housed in adult correctional facilities an...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Education for Detained Children|
Specifies responsibility of the Department of Education for education programs and services available to children detained and placed by cou...
|Prison Education Reform|
Establishes the Robert E. Burton Correctional Education Board within the Department of Corrections. Requires the board to approve education ...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Incarcerated Persons|
Requires the department of education to adopt regulations that establish a statewide program of education for incarcerated persons and to co...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program|
Makes juvenile justice alternative education pilot program a permanent, non-pilot program. Specifies that the juvenile justice alternative ...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12|
|Retroactive Credit For Earning A Degree In Prison|
Allows a prisoner to receive additional credit time for a diploma or degree completed before July 1, 1999, if the prisoner has a good conduc...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Definition of Juvenile Detention Facility|
Modifies definition of juvenile detention facility to clarify that such shall not be a jail and may include specified treatment facilities. ...
|TX||Rule Adoption 03/2003||P-12||Multi-problem Children & Youth|
37 TAC 349.69 thru 349.72
Proposes rules concerning Memoranda of Understanding, with regard to coordinated services for multi-problem children and youth and transitio...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Incarcerated Students with Disabilities|
Definition of a student with disabilities includes a student aged 18 through 21 who is incarcerated in an adult correctional facility and wh...
|NY||Vetoed 07/2002||P-12||Transition of Students from Correctional Facilities|
Provides that correctional facilities shall coordinate the enrollment of a consenting child in the transitional program for post release ser...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Special Education Services for Inmates Ages 18-21|
Requires the Department of Education to continue to provide funding for a portion of the education costs associated with prison inmates aged...
|KS||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Funding for At-Risk Preschoolers and Pupils in Juvenile Detention Facilities|
Increases number of preschool-aged at-risk pupils to be counted for participation in Head Start programs; adds Clarence M. Kelley Transition...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Funds for Prisoner Instruction|
Permits the expenses of prisoner instruction related to vocational education, job training, parenting and alcohol and other drug use treatme...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Pilot Program|
Authorizes the State Board of Education or a county board of education to enter into a certain partnership with the county's circuit court j...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Educational Services for Incarcerated Youth|
Shortens the detention period of a child charged with a public offense; relates to inspection of juvenile detention facilities; relates to t...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Special education services for correctional facility inmates|
SPECIAL EDUCATION-Amends existing law to revise eligibility requirements for special education services provided to adult correctional facil...
|NY||Signed into law 12/2001||P-12||Educational Services to Troubled Youth|
Provides for making educational services available to certain persons in youth shelters; defines youth shelter as a facility which receives ...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Funding for Education of Detained Juveniles|
Specifies method of funding education programs for juveniles in detention facilities; provides for teacher transfers when juvenile detention...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Discipline of Special Education Students|
Relates to school district disciplinary action against a student with a disability who receives special education services. Any disciplinar...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Summer Programs for Students in Correctional Facilities|
Creates the Summer Opportunity Pilot Program of the Department of Juvenile Justice in selected counties; creates purpose; creates nonlapsing...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Corrections Education|
Allows good-time credit for obtaining a GED or high school diploma in jail....
|ID||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Year-Round Education for Juveniles in Detention|
Provides for year-round schooling of juveniles placed in county juvenile centers....
|OH||Signed into law 12/2000||P-12||Juvenile Corrections Education|
Requires that prisoners in the custody of the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction participate in educational programs; requires that...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||State Corrections Education Program|
Establishes the Correctional Education Board within the Department of Corrections. Provides that the board would be composed of 15 members, ...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Juvenile Corrections Education|
Provides for school district systems to provide instructional personnel at certain juvenile justice programs. requires the provision of edu...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Juvenile Corrections Education|
(LD 2608) Requires juvenile correctional educational programs and schools to receive annual approval by the Department of Education; amends ...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Literacy Requirement|
Relates to prisoners; requires the achievement of functional literacy at the 8th grade level for prisoners to be eligible for community supe...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Education of Delinquent or Detained Youth|
Establishes that specified facilities for delinquent or detained youth are established and operated by the Department of Juvenile Justice an...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Corrections Education|
Provides that teacher staffing ratios for regional or local detention homes will be based on a ratio of one teacher for every twelve beds ba...