|CO||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||District Academic Acceleration Policies|
Defines academic acceleration as allowing a student to progress through an education program faster or at a younger age than the student's p...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Identification of Gifted and Talented Pupils|
From bill summary: Requires the state board, upon the next revision of criteria for programs for gifted and talented pupils proposed by appl...
|MO||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Gifted Education|
S.B. 599- Gifted Education
School districts must include in their annual school accountability report card whether the school district currently has a state-approved g...
|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...
|IL||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Urging Congressional Passage of Talent Act|
Urges Congress to pass the Talent Act as either a separate act or an amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act or another Act ...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Gifted and Talented Students|
H.P. 1284- Gifted and Talented
Part H reinstates the statutory requirement for school administrative units to operate education programs for gifted and talented students. ...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||ACCEL (Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning) Options|
H.B. 7059 - ACCEL (Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning) Options
Establishes legislative intent that students have access to academically challenging coursework or accelerated instruction. Defines Academic...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Charter School Administrative Fee|
H.B. 5101 - Charter School Administrative Fee
From bill analysis: Reduces the 5% charter school administrative fee charged by school districts for schools that have an exceptional studen...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Gifted and Talented Coordinators|
H.B. 153 - Gifted and Talented Coordinators
Permits any person assigned to a school as a principal or any other position to also serve as the district's gifted education coordinator, i...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Gifted and Talented|
Modifies terminology in education statutes from "mental retardation" to "intellectual disability" for persons with intellectual disability. ...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Task Force on Instruction of Talented and Gifted Children|
Establishes the Task Force on Instruction of Talented and Gifted (TAG) Children, to be appointed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction...
|OR||To governor 06/2011||P-12||Gifted Programs|
Requires school district to submit written plan of instruction for talented and gifted children to
Superintendent of Public Instruction. All...
|NC||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2011||P-12||Funds for Gifted Children|
H.B. 200 - Funds for Gifted Children
Directs the state board to allocate an additional $1,192.90 per academically or intellectually gifted child for fiscal year 2011-2012 and $1...
|NC||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2011||P-12||Tuition Charge for Governor's School|
H.B. 200 - Tuition Charge for Governor's School
Removes requirement that the state board implement a $500 tuition charge for students attending the Governor's School of North Carolina. Rep...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Finance|
Authorizes the Superintendent of Public Instruction to deduct from, withhold from or otherwise make adjustments to the quarterly apportionme...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Gifted and Exceptional Students|
Revises policies and practices for identifying and serving gifted students and students with disabilities.
|UT||Signed into law 02/2011||P-12||Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program|
S.B. 1 - Section 53A-17a-165
Repeals references to the gifted and talented program and the Advanced Placement program; creates new Enhancement for Accelerated Students P...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Accelerated High School Graduation Options|
S.B. 4 - Sec. 5
Requires each high school to advise each student of programs through which a high school student can earn college credit, including Advanced...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Programs Funded At or Below $10,000 in a District|
H.B. 149 - Section 3
Adds Section 53A-17a-105.5. Defines "qualifying program" as (1) the at-risk flow through program; (2) the homeless and disadvantaged minorit...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Gifted|
New section entitled Encouragement of Gifted Students. If a student completes any required high school course with a grade of C or higher be...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Due Process Hearings|
Repeals a section of existing law which provides for a due process hearing regarding an exceptional child's identification, evaluation, or e...
|NV||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Finance|
Provides a temporary waiver for the biennium to each school district, charter school and university school for profoundly gifted pupils from...
|NV||Rule Adoption 10/2009||P-12||Gifted students|
NAC 386, 387
Establishes provisions governing finances and budgets of charter schools and university schools for profoundly gifted pupils.
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||"Twice-Exceptional" Students|
Requires the Advisory Council on the Education of Children with Disabilities and the Advisory Council on the Education of Gifted and Talente...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Performance Indicators|
H.B. 1 - Section 3302.01 and 3302.02
Partially from the DOE summary of H.B. 1:
3302.01: Amends performance index score to reflect combination of reading and writing tests into ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||G+T and Retaining Quality Teachers|
H.B. 3 - Section 59 - Part VII (Gifted and Talented and Retaining Quality Educators)
Creates Section 39.236, "Gifted and Talented Standards." Directs the commissioner to adopt standards to evaluate district gifted and talente...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Programs for High-Ability Students|
H.B. 1289 - Section 2
Amends provision requiring school boards to develop local plans to provide appropriate educational experiences to high ability students in g...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Textbooks, Gifted|
Relates to school districts; revises provisions governing the required minimum expenditures for textbooks, instructional supplies and instru...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Gifted and Talented Young Children|
Amends the definition of gifted children to include children who are 4 years of age; permits an administrative unit to include in its progra...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||High-ability Student Initiative Program|
S.B. 2 - Section 23
Establishes the High-ability Student Initiative Program to provide resources for educators to enhance the academic growth of high-ability st...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Talented and Gifted Support|
Allows the Department of Education to expend moneys from the School Fund for support of talented and gifted education; allows department to ...
|NY||Adopted 08/2007||P-12||Summer Academies and Teacher Professional Development for Middle Grades Math and Science|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 100.14 and 100.15
Establishes criteria for the award of grants for the Excelsior Scholars program for grade 7 math and science students. Establishes criteria ...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Gifted & Talented Programs|
Requires a school district, a board of cooperative services, and the state charter school institute to serve every gifted child; requires th...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Profoundly Gifted Pupils at University Schools|
Revises provisions governing the Nevada plan and the apportionments and allowances from the state distributive school account to include pup...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Acceleration of Gifted and Talented Students|
H.F. 2245 [Gifted and Talented]
Requires that school districts adopt procedures for the academic acceleration of gifted and talented students. These procedures must include...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||High Ability Programs|
Changes references from gifted and talented to high ability. Changes the criteria for awarding grants to school corporations for high abilit...
|HI||Adopted 04/2007||P-12||Programs for High-Achieving Students|
Asks the Hawaii Department of Education to develop a comprehensive plan to promote opportunities for high achievement with the goal of 20% o...
|NJ||Issued 09/2006||P-12||Modifies the Governor's School Board of Overseers|
(Executive Order 2006-35) Continues and modifies the Governor's School Board of Overseers that oversees the Governor's School Program, which...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science|
Establishes the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science as either:
(1) An accelerated residential, or on-line distance learning program f...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Advancing Kindergarten-Age Students to First Grade|
Clarifies that a school district may advance a child through the primary program if he or she is at least five but less than six years old; ...
|KY||Adopted 02/2006||P-12||High School Graduation Requirements|
704 KAR 3:305 (section 2 and 4)
Section 2: Effective with the Class of 2012: Requires 3rd unit of math to be completed in Algebra II and bars student from receiving math cr...
|LA||Adopted 12/2005||P-12||Special Education Course Codes|
LAC 28:CXV.2333, 2355, 2364 and 2369
Establishes new special education course codes that will allow students with disabilities and gifted and talented students to earn Carnegie ...
|NM||Rule Adoption 09/2005||P-12||Special Education Rules|
NMAC 6.31.2, 6.11.2
Amends rules relating to special education and children with disabilities as well as gifted children. Relates to the rights and responsibili...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Gifted and Talented Programs|
H.B. 881 -- Gifted and Talented Programs
Sets forth requirements concerning gifted and talented programs. Provides definition of "gifted and talented children." Establishes non-disc...
|NY||Rule Adoption 07/2005||P-12||Extension in Gifted Education of a Teaching Certificate|
Title 8 NYCRR 52.21(b)(4)(v), 80-4.1(a)(2), 80-4.3(d)
Amends regulations to clarify and strengthen the education requirements for the extension of a teaching certificate in gifted education to b...
|MN||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Gifted and talented funding|
H.F. 141 - Multiple Components
Gifted and talented revenue for each district equals $4 times the district's adjusted marginal cost pupil units for fiscal year 2006 and $9 ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Gifted and Talented|
Changes certain references from recognition by the state board to approval by the state board. Provides that a local program for the educati...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||University school for profoundly gifted pupils; definition of "profoundly gifted"|
Provides for the enrollment of certain pupils in a university school for profoundly gifted pupils in lieu of enrolling in the schools that s...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Special Education|
Specifies that "child with a disability" does not mean a child who has difficulty in writing, speaking or understanding the English language...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Governor's Scholar Program|
Authorizes Governor's Scholars Program, Inc. to manage and operate the Governor's Scholars Program and hire, fire, and manage personnel, inc...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Gifted Children Education|
Repeals the requirement that the state board establish standards for gifted and talented educational programs; appeals procedures involving ...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Gifted and Talented Programs|
S.P. 538 (LD 1577) (omnibus bill)
Eliminates language basing grant funds for gifted education programs on "$2 of state matching funds for each $1 of funds appropriated by the...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Education Definitions and Programs|
This bill does the following:
1. It adds "emotional disability" to the definition of "exceptional student" in the Maine Revised Statutes, Ti...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Creates A Special Joint Study Committee To Review|
Creates a special joint study committee to review Tennessee Board of Education rules and regulations regarding intellectually gifted student...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Definition of Gifted and Talented Students|
Expands the definition of artistically gifted and talented student from including one who has "outstanding abilities" in the creative, visua...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Exceptional Learners|
Deletes requirement that Education Roundtable include representative of "special education." Requires the Education Roundtable to include a ...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Highly Capable Students|
Requires the state superintendent to monitor programs for the education of highly capable students. http://www.leg.wa.gov/pub/billinfo/2001...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2002||P-12||Commission on Programs for Gifted Students|
Establishes the New Jersey Commission on Programs for Gifted Students; appropriates funds. http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2000/Bills/S2500/24...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Financing Gifted and Talented Education|
Revises the method of apportioning funds for the gifted and talented program so that each participating school district receives a per-pupil...
|Honors Grant Program|
Establishes the Honors Grant Program under which a high school would design and implement a plan that would result in its pupils having acce...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Gifted and Talented Programs|
Establishes the Commission on Funding and Services for Gifted and Talented Student Education; provides that the commission shall review the ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Gifted Education Consortium|
Relates to the Virginia Gifted Education Consortium; extends the expiration of the provisions of the act to 01/01/03; relates to the recomme...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Gifted Education Pilot|
Relates to Gifted Education Pilot Program; extends the expiration date on the provisions of the act to July 1, 2003....