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State Status/Date Level Summary
CAVetoed 09/2014P-12History-Social Science Content Standards
S.B. 1057
From bill summary: Expresses legislative findings and declarations relating to history-social science content standards. Requires the state board, by July 30, 2018, to adopt, reject, or modify history-social science content standards in accordance with specifi...

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CASigned into law 08/2014P-12Potential Inclusion of Barack Obama's Election in Revised History/Social Science Curriculum Framework
A.B. 1912
From bill summary: Requires the Instructional Quality Commission, during the next revision of the history-social science curriculum framework, to consider including, and recommending for adoption by the state board, instruction on the election of President Bar...

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MOSigned into law 07/2014P-12Standards & Assessments
H.B. 1490
Changes the laws regarding academic performance and learning standards in elementary and secondary education. Mandates that whenever the state board develops, evaluates, modifies, or revises learning standards, it must convene work groups composed of education...

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MOSigned into law 07/2014P-12Education Standards & Charter Schools
H.B. 1490
Allows local school districts and charter schools to adopt their own education standards, in addition to those already adopted by the state, provided the additional standards are in the public domain and do not conflict with the standards adopted by the state ...

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CASigned into law 06/2014P-12Appropriation to Support CCSS, Implementation of EL Development Standards, and Science Standards
S.B. 858 - Appropriation to Support CCSS, Implementation of EL Development Standards, and Science Standards
From bill summary: appropriate $287,149,000 from the General Fund to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for allocation to school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools, and would appropriate $49,500,000 from the General Fund to the C...

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FLSigned into law 06/2014P-12Middle Grades Course Content Standards
S.B. 850 - Middle Grades Course Content Standards
Section 3: Requires the state board to remove a middle grades course in the Course Code Directory that does not fully integrate all appropriate curricular content required by state standards. Permits the state board approve a new course only if it meets the re...

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LASigned into law 06/2014P-12Alternate Locally-Developed Curriculum
H.B. 988
Permits public school governing authorities to develop and implement curriculum, content, and methodology for required subjects in lieu of that recommended by the department of education or state board. http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/ViewDocument.aspx?d=913645&...

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OKSigned into law 06/2014P-12Subject Matter Standards
H.B. 3399
Changes references from Priority Academic Student Skills (PASS) and/or "core curriculum" to "subject matter standards" adopted by the state board of education. Requires school districts to develop and implement curriculum, courses and instruction in order to e...

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MNSigned into law 05/2014P-12Academic Standards Review
H.F. 2397
Article 3
Section 3: Amends existing requirements to establish a 10-year review cycle for the academic standards and related benchmarks.

http://wdoc.house.leg.state.mn.us/leg/LS88/HF2397.4.pdf...

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FLSigned into law 05/2014P-12Definition of "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards"
H.B. 7031 - Definition of "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards"
Section 9: Repeals reference to Common Core standards in English language arts and math in definition of "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards".
Page 14 of 133: http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Documents/loaddoc.aspx?FileName=_h7031er.docx&DocumentT...

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TNSigned into law 05/2014P-12Standards
H.B. 1549
Establishes that no educational standards shall be imposed on the state by the federal government. Adoption of educational standards shall be done freely by the state board of education. Mandates that a change or addition to an educational standard shall be po...

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AZVetoed 04/2014P-12Local Control of State Standards and Student Data Requirements
H.B. 2316
Prohibits the state board of education, the department of education, or the superintendent of public instruction from adopting any education standards or curricula mandated by the federal government. Prohibits the department from applying for any grant that re...

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KSSigned into law 04/2014P-12Legislative Education Goals and Standards
H.B. 2506
Section 32 (page 12): Modifies existing language to state that the board of education must design subjects and areas of instruction to achieve the legislative goal of providing every child with capacities in communication; knowledge of economic of economic, so...

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UTSigned into law 04/2014P-12Powers and Duties of the State Board of Education
H.B. 342
Before adopting core curriculum standards, directs the state board to publicize draft core curriculum standards on the state board website and Utah Public Notice website, invite public comment on the draft standards for a minimum of 90 days, and conduct three ...

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INSigned into law 03/2014P-12Education Standards
S.B. 91
Removes the common core standards from statute and requires the state board of education to adopt the Indiana college and career readiness standards before July 1, 2014. Defines "college and career readiness educational standards" and requires the standards to...

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IAIssued 10/2013P-12Iowa Core
E.O. 83
States that the State of Iowa, not the federal government or any other organization, shall determine the content of Iowa's state academic standards, which are known as the Iowa Core. Requires the Department of Education to develop a regular review cycle for th...

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MEIssued 09/2013P-12Local Education Control and Student Privacy Rights
Executive Order 6
Prohibits the state department from adopting any educational standards, curricula or instructional approaches that may be mandated by the federal government. Prohibits the department from applying for any federal grant that requires, as a condition of applicat...

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PAAdopted 06/2013P-12A Resolution re: Standards
H.R. 338
Resolution urging the Secretary of Education and the State Board of Education to ensure that Pennsylvania's academic standards are thoroughly rigorous for all Pennsylvania students.
http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/PN/Public/btCheck.cfm?txtType=HTM&se...

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FLSigned into law 04/2013P-12Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
S.B. 1076 - Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
Removes statutory references to "Sunshine State Standards" (retains references to "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards") and adds Common Core standards in English language arts and math to "Next Generation Sunshine State Standards" definition. Clarifies t...

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CASigned into law 09/2012P-12Common Core State Standards; Adoption of State Science Standards
S.B. 1200
From bill summary: Authorizes the superintendent of public instruction to recommend and the state board to adopt the college and career readiness anchor standards developed by the Common Core State Standards Initiative consortium. Authorizes the state board to...

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CASigned into law 09/2012P-12History-Social Science Curriculum Framework and Evaluation Criteria for Instructional Materials
S.B. 1540
From bill summary: Existing law prohibits the state board from adopting instructional materials until the 2015–16 school year. These provisions authorize the state board to consider the adoption of a revised curriculum framework and evaluation criteria for ins...

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WVAdopted 06/2012P-12Mathematics Content Standards and Objectives for West Virginia Schools
WV ADC s 126-44B-1, 2, 3, 4
Defines content standards and instructional goals and objectives for mathematics program of study, consistent with West Virginia's move to adopt the common core standards. Broadens scope of mathematics curriculum to include 21st century content standards and o...

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ORSigned into law 02/2012P-12Accelerated college credit programs
H.B. 4013
Introduces an "accelerated learning entity" to assist school districts and high schools in providing accelerated learning options or standardized testing related to accelerated learning options that lead to college credit. The Superintendent of Public Instruct...

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CASigned into law 10/2011P-12Science Standards
S.B. 300
From bill summary: Requires the state board to adopt science content standards pursuant to specified requirements. Requires the superintendent to convene a group of science experts with whom the superintendent must recommend science content standards for adopt...

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OHSigned into law 06/2011P-12State Standards
H.B. 153 - State Standards
Removes provision that the state board adopt state standards every five years after June 30, 2010; replaces with provision that state board adopt standards periodically. Repeals requirements that the standards specify "the development of skill sets as they rel...

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MESigned into law 06/2011P-12Updating High School Graduation Requirements
S.P. 295 (L.D. 949)
Proposes to amend the current education laws to update high school graduation requirements. Requires the Department of Education (DOE) to submit a report to the Legislature by December 1, 2011 consisting of:

1. Draft legislation to require that, in order to g...

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FLSigned into law 05/2011P-12Review of State Instructional Materials
S.B. 2120 - Sec. 21
Sec. 21 - Requires the state Commissioner of Education, by April 15 of each school year, to appoint three state or national experts in the content areas submitted for adoption to review the instructional materials and evaluate the content for alignment with th...

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VASigned into law 03/2011P-12Standards of Quality
H.B. 1792/S.B. 1270
Codifies in the Standards of Quality the flexibility to use funds provided in the appropriation act and provided to local school divisions for certain staffing standards related to instructional staff in mathematics, limited English proficiency, reading, techn...

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CAVetoed 09/2010P-12Academic Content Standards Commission for Science and History-Social Science
A.B. 97
Establishes the Academic Content Standards Commission for Science and History-Social Science. Upon the state superintendent's recommendation, directs the state board to adopt a schedule for the commission to review and recommend revisions to the science and hi...

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CAVetoed 09/2010P-12History-Social Science Framework and Textbooks
S.B. 1451
From bill summary: Requires the state board to inform the chairs of the assembly and senate education committees and the secretary for education of content that it interprets to be the result of certain changes made to the Texas Administrative Code. Repeals th...

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ILSigned into law 08/2010P-12Unfunded Mandates Prohibited
H.B. 4711
Provides that no public school district or private school is obligated to comply with any new unfunded mandate adopted by the legislature or state board of education. Provides that if the amount appropriated to fund a new mandate does not fully fund the mandat...

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OKAdopted 08/2010P-12Common Core State Standards
OK ADC 210:15-4-1, 2, 3
The proposed new rules explain the purpose, provide definitions, and describe adoption and implementation procedures for the Common Core State Standards. The rules direct that the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Literacy in History/Socia...

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CASigned into law 07/2010P-12Common Core State Standards
A.J.R. 39
Calls upon the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) to develop common core state standards in the core academic disciplines of English-language arts,
mathematics, history-social science, and science. Asks ...

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OKSigned into law 06/2010P-12Common Core State Standards
S.B. 2033
Requires that by August 1, 2010, the State Board of Education is to adopt revisions to the subject matter curriculum adopted by the State Board for English Language Arts and Mathematics as is necessary to align the curriculum with the K-12 Common Core State St...

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COSigned into law 05/2010P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Visual and Peforming Arts Standards
H.B. 1273
Amends several provisions of the Preschool to Postsecondary Education Alignment Act to specifically incorporate visual arts and performing arts education into the standards, assessments, and postsecondary and workforce readiness program that the state board of...

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MDSigned into law 04/2010P-12Braille Standards
H.B. 413
Requires the state board of education to establish standards for the mastery of Braille for use in English, language arts, and mathematics instruction of students who are blind or visually impaired in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 by September 1, 2012. By ...

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MESigned into law 04/2010P-12Common Core State Standards Initiative
S.B. 705
Allows the Department of Education to include the "Common Core State Standards Initiative" standards for kindergarten to grade 12 in the State's system of learning results and assessment and grants the Commissioner of Education the authority to adopt emergency...

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CASigned into law 01/2010P-12Legislative Intent and Race to the Top
S.B. 1E - Section 1
Establishes legislative intent regarding California's efforts in the federal Race to the Top competition. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/sen/sb_0001-0050/sbx5_1_bill_20100107_chaptered.pdf

Specifies that these provisions become operative only if Sen...

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CASigned into law 01/2010P-12California Assessment of Academic Achievement
S.B. 1E - Sections 9, 12, 14, 15, 16
Numbers below relate to Section numbers in Education Code.

60601: Extends repeal date on Chapter 5 of Education Code, "California Assessment of Academic Achievement", to January 2014.

60604.5: Adds new section establishing legislative intent that the reautho...

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NEAdopted 01/2010P-12Content Standards
Title 92, NAC Chapter 10 - Multiple Provisions
Requires no later than October 6, 2010, that school districts adopt new academic content standards in the subject area of mathematics determined by each district to be measurable quality standards that are the same as, equal to, or more rigorous than the state...

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MTRule Adoption 09/2009P-12MATH CONTENT STANDARDS
ARM 10.54.4010 thru .4112 non seq
Amends rules relating to math content standards and performance descriptors for the Board of Public Education. ...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12Financial Reporting and Minimum Standards
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.07
Partially from the DOE summary of H.B. 1:Modifies the current requirement for the state board to develop a standard for reporting financial information to the public. Requires districts and educational service center boards to report revenues and expenditures ...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12Business Education, Financial Literacy, and College and Career Readiness
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.0719
Defines "business education" for purposes of this section as including accounting, career development, economics and personal finance, entrepreneurship, information technology, management and marketing. Directs the state board, by July 2010, to adopt business...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12College and Career Readiness, Financial Literacy
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.0721, 3301.079(A)(2) and 3313.601, 3313.603
Section 3301.079(A)(2). Requires the state board to adopt K-12 standards for instruction in financial literacy and entrepreneurship, which must meet the same requirements as standards in the core areas of English, math, science and social studies (i.e., the st...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12New State Standards and Model Curricula
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.079, 3301.0718(A)
Section 3301.079: Directs the state board of education, by June 30, 2010 and at least once every five years thereafter, to adopt statewide K-12 academic standards in English language arts, math, science and social studies, with emphasis on coherence, focus and...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12Physical Education Standards and Implementation
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.079(A)(3), 3301.0718(B)
Repeals Section 3301.0718(A), which directed the state board to adopt the most recent standards developed by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education as the K-12 physical education standards, or to adopt its own K-12 P.E. standards, and moves ...

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TXAdopted 07/2009P-12Middle School Science Standards
19 TAC 2.112.B.112.17 -.21
Establish revised middle school science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for implementation beginning with the 2010-2011 school year....

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TXAdopted 07/2009P-12State Science Standards
19 TAC 2.112.A.112.1, .10 -.16
Establish revised science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for implementation beginning with the 2010-2011 school year. Starting page 4 of 84: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/0731/0731adop.pdfhttp://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/back...

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TXAdopted 07/2009P-12High School Science Standards
19 TAC 2.112.C.112.31 -.39, .41
Establish revised high school science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for implementation beginning with the 2010-2011 school year....

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LAAdopted 05/2009P-12Pre-K-12 Technology Standards
LAC 28:LXXV.Chapter 1
Amends rules relating to technology standards for Pre K-12 classes. Reflects changes in the skills students need to learn effectively and addresses the new and emerging instructional technologies.
http://doa.louisiana.gov/osr/lac/28v75/28v75.doc...

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HISigned into law 04/2009P-12Performance Standards Review Commission
S.B. 162
Repeals the educational and performance standards review commission. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2009/Bills/SB162_.HTM...

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KYSigned into law 03/2009P-12Revision of State Standards
S.B. 1 Section 2(2) and 13
Directs the Kentucky Department of Education, in collaboration with the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE), to implement a process to revise the state content standards in reading, language arts including writing, mathematics, science, social studies, ar...

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FLAdopted 09/2008P-12Math Performance Standards for Students w/ Disabilities
FAC 6A-1.09401
Amends rule to address the Sunshine State Standards math access points for students with significant cognitive disabilities.

Sunshine State Standards for Special Diploma as incorporated by reference in paragraph (1)(h) of this rule describe what certain stude...

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IDAdopted 08/2008P-12THOROUGHNESS
IDAPA 08.02.03.0701
Amends rules to incorporate a new set of achievement standards in mathematics, reading, language usage, and science in grades 3-8 and 10.
http://www2.state.id.us/adm/adminrules/rules/idapa08/08index.htm...

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FLSigned into law 06/2008P-12
Community College
Omnibus Bill
S.B. 1908
Requires the State Board of Education to replace the Sunshine State Standards with the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards; relates to tests by private schools for the Corporate Income Tax Credit Scholarship Program, graduation designations, assessments (...

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COSigned into law 05/2008P-12Financial Literacy Standards
H.B. 1168
Directs the State Standards and Assessments Development and Implementation Council, the State Board of Education, and school districts to add financial literacy standards to the mathematics content standards and to recommend and adopt statewide assessments tha...

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METo governor 03/2008P-12School Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
H.B. 1548
Amends standards for student assessment, basic school approval, the elementary, middle and secondary courses of study, the comprehensive program of study for the high school diploma, and the Department of Education diploma in order to more fully implement the ...

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WASigned into law 03/2008P-12History and Government Required Content
H.B. 2781
Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, disrticts must ensure that history and government courses include the following content: 1. Commerce in Washington and Washington's place in the global economy; 2. The Washington State Constitution and Washington polit...

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WASigned into law 03/2008P-12Mathematics Standards and Curricula
S.B. 6534
Requires the state board of education to direct an expert national consultant in mathematics to analyze the February 2008 version of the revised standards, to recommend specific language and content changes to finalize the revised standards, and to present fin...

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ID11/02/2007 Temporary Rule Amendment 07/2007P-12Standards
IDAPA 08.02.03
Amends rules to incorporate a new set of achievement standards in mathematics, reading, language usage, and science in grades 3-8 and 10. IDAHO 7520...

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TXVetoed 06/2007P-12
Postsec.
Five Year Master Plan for Higher Education
S.B. 1234
From bill analysis: Requires that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's (THECB) master plan be geared toward preparing Texas college students for participating in the public affairs of the state as well as the global economy. This bill requires the m...

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COSigned into law 05/2007P-12Science-based Sex Education
H.B. 1292
Concerns the adoption of science-based content standards for instruction regarding human sexuality. The standards are intended to help reduce the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy, and abortion among teenagers, and for teen pregnancy preven...

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OKSigned into law 04/2007P-12Achieving Classroom Excellence II Task Force
S.B. 921
Creates the Achieving Classroom Excellence II Task Force; states that the task force shall study the following issues:
1. Comparison of the Priority Academic Student Skills with other states' curricular standards, primarily states that score highest on the Na...

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NYSigned into law 04/2007P-12Standards and Accountability
S.B. 2107 - Part A, Section 1
Adds new sections 211 (see separate record), 211-a, 211-b and 211-c to the education code.

Section 211-a: Directs the regents, by the beginning of the 2008-2009 school year, to establish an interim, modified accountability system for schools and districts th...

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NMSigned into law 04/2007P-12Uniform Curricula Aligned to State Standards
H.B. 911
Directs each school district to align its curricula to meet the state standards for each grade level and subject area so that students who transfer between public schools
within the school district receive the same educational opportunity within the same grade...

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NYSigned into law 04/2007P-12Review of Standards
S.B. 2107 -- Part A, Section 1-- Standards
Adds new section 211 to the education code. Directs the regents to periodically review and evaluate the existing regents learning standards to determine if they need to be amended to provide adequate opportunity for students to be prepared for employment or po...

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VASigned into law 03/2007P-12Standards, Assessment, Professional Development & Code of Conduct Updates
S.B. 795
Provides for the phasing out of the eighth grade cumulative history test in the 2007-2008 school year, and the implementation of the United States History to 1877, United States History: 1877 to the Present, and Civics and Economics tests in the 2008-2009 scho...

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WVAdopted 11/2006P-12Science Content Standards & Objectives
Title 126, Series 44R
Amends rules regarding science content standards and objectives for grades 9 through 12 of West Virginia schools. http://wvde.state.wv.us/policies/p2520.35_co.pdf...

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ID11/01/2006 Pending Legislative Review 10/2006P-12Teacher and Administrator Certification, State Content Standards
IDAPA 08.02.03
Modifies teacher certification requirements to make it easier for teachers certified outside of Idaho meet the state's highly qualified teacher requirements for purposes of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. (pages 44-48 of 159)

Amends teacher certification...

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WVAdopted 10/2006P-12Learning Skills & Tech. Tools Content Standards & Objectives
Title 126, Series 44N
Amends rules regarding learning skills and technology tools content standards and objectives for West Virginia schools. http://wvde.state.wv.us/policies/p2520.14_ne.pdf...

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WVAdopted 10/2006P-12Science Content Standards & Objectives
Title 126, Series 44C
Amends rules regarding science content standards and objectives for West Virginia schools. http://wvde.state.wv.us/policies/p2520.3_ne.pdf...

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WVAdopted 10/2006P-12Mathematics Content Standards & Objectives
Title 126, Series 44B
Amends rules regarding mathematics content standards and objectives for West Virginia schools. http://wvde.state.wv.us/policies/p2520.2_ne.pdf...

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WVAdopted 10/2006P-12Reading & Language Arts Content Standards
Title 126, Series 44A
Amends rules regarding reading and language arts content standards and objectives for West Virginia schools. http://wvde.state.wv.us/policies/p2520.1_ne.pdf...

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WVAdopted 10/2006P-12Social Studies Content Standards & Objectives
Title 126, Series 44D
Amends rules regarding social studies content standards and objectives for West Virginia schools. http://wvde.state.wv.us/policies/p2520.4_ne.pdf...

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CAVetoed 09/2006P-12School Library Content Standards
A.B. 2065
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop, and the State Board of Education to adopt, school library content standards. Requires that the standards include information literacy skills that support academic content standards required by exist...

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DEAdopted 08/2006P-12Statewide Uniform Curriculum
14 DAC 502
Establishes rules regarding the development of a recommended statewide uniform curricula for all public schools in the state.
The purpose of this regulation is to provide a process through which all Delaware school districts demonstrate the alignment of their...

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WVRule Adoption 07/2006P-12Juvenile 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 Education and the State Superintendent of Schools. These standards are not applicable to education programs in juvenile detentio...

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HIBecame law without governor's signature 07/2006P-12Curriculum Alignment
S.B. 3059
Requires standards-based curricula to meet specific K-12 alignment criteria. Authorizes schools to develop an articulated and aligned K-12 standards-based curriculum in one or more of the areas of language arts, math, science and social studies. Requires sch...

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PAAdopted 07/2006P-12Academic Standards for Career Education and Work
22 PA. Code Ch. 4
Establishes rules relating to academic standards and assessment. Adds academic standards for Career Education and Work. Specifies academic standards to be achieved by students enrolled at various grade levels in the public schools of this Commonwealth. PENNSYL...

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GAAdopted 06/2006P-12Comprehensive Academic Performance System (CAPS) Demonstration Site Grant
GAC 160-1-4-.272
Clarifies rules regarding the Comprehensive Academic Performance System (CAPS) Demonstration Site Grant. The intent of the funding is to provide seed resources to stimulate the adoption of a school-based comprehensive academic performance system that consolida...

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OKSigned into law 05/2006P-12NCLB and End-of-Instruction Assessments
S.B. 1792 - Section 4
Clarifies that testing for grades 3, 4, 6 and 7 is contingent on the availability of federal and state funds. Eliminates grade 3 stand-alone language arts test. Clarifies that grade 5 social studies assessment must include U.S. history, the Constitution and ...

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KSSigned into law 05/2006P-12Review of Curriculum Standards
S.B. 549 - Section 22
Revises 72-6439 related to standards and assessments. Changes frequency of curriculum standards review from every 3 years to every 7 years. http://www.kslegislature.org/bills/2006/549.pdf...

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FLSigned into law 05/2006P-12State Standards Review
H.B. 7087 (Section 6)
The state board shall establish a schedule to facilitate the periodic review of the standards to ensure adequate rigor, relevance, logical student progression, and integration of reading, writing, and mathematics across all subject areas. The standards review ...

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FLSigned into law 05/2006P-12Providing a Comprehensive Education
H.B. 7087 (Section 10)
District school boards and superintendents must prescribe and adopt standards and policies to provide each student the opportunity to receive a complete education program, including language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, health, physical educati...

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MNSigned into law 05/2006P-12Academic Standards and Graduation Requirements
S.B. 2994
Requires the commissioner of education to revise and align the state's academic standards and high school graduation requirements in various years. Certain requirements for each subject area specified. The commissioner must revise and appropriately embed tech...

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IDAdopted 04/2006P-12Revision of Standards Aligned to NCLB Requirements
IDAPA 08.02.03
Reorganization and revision of standards to meet NCLB requirements. Deletes text of standards from state board regulations. Incorporates Idaho Achievement Standards by reference (standards now available on state board of education Web site: http://www.boardof...

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VASigned into law 03/2006P-12Revises Standards Review Timeline
H.B. 1058, S.B. 71
Moves the biennial review of the standards of quality conducted by the state board from the odd-numbered years to even-numbered years. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?061+ful+CHAP0130, http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?061+ful+CHAP0042...

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KSSigned into law 03/2006P-12Review of Curriculum Standards
S.B. 330
Changes frequency of review of curriculum standards from every 3 years to every 7 years. Clarifies language about high academic standards for the core academic areas. http://www.kslegislature.org/bills/2006/329.pdf

http://www.kslegislature.org/bills/2006/329....

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VASigned into law 02/2006P-12Review of Standards of Quality
S.B. 71
Changes the Board of Education's required review of the Standards of Quality from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years; provides that in any odd- numbered year following the year in which the Board proposes changes to the Standard of Quality, budget estim...

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LAAdopted 11/2005P-12Standards to Comply with NCLB
LAC 28:CXIX, Chapters 1-17; LAC 28:CXXIII, Chapters 1-21; LAC 28:CXXI, Chapters 1-13; LAC 28:LXIII.Chapters 1-19
Brings state content standards in science, social studies and mathematics into compliance with provisions in the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001.
Science: pp 6-41 of 198
Social studies: pp 41-73 of 198
Mathematics: pp 73-98 of 198
English language arts...

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TXAdopted 11/2005P-12Elementary Math Standards
19 TAC 2.111.A.111.11 thru
111.17
Amends rules concerning the TEKS for mathematics. Establishes curriculum standards for elementary mathematics,
Kindergarten to Grade 5. Refines the elementary mathematics TEKS for 2006-2007 school year....

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NCSigned into law 08/2005P-12School testing program
H.B. 911
Streamline School Testing Program....

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DERule Adoption 05/2005P-12Instructional Program Requirements
14 DAC 503
Amends regulation concerning Instructional Program Requirements by removing the Functional Life Skills Curriculum to conform to Federal Regulations. Letter from State Council for Persons with Disabilities: http://www2.state.de.us/scpd/datafiles/regltr/8-1405-1...

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KSBecame law without governor's signature 04/2005P-12
H.B. 2247 (section 6)
Requires every accredited school to teach the subjects and areas of instruction adopted by the state board of education as of January 1, 2005. Requires every accredited high school to also teach the subjects and areas of instruction necessary to meet the gradu...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
Postsec.
Role of Colleges and Universities in Achieving State Educational Goals
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 7)
Requires colleges and universities to:

(a) Utilize institution-wide resources to work with elementary and secondary educators and other entities to align curriculum content to ensure that students who achieve proficiency on standards established at the prekin...

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NMRule Adoption 12/2004P-12Public School Administration/Accountability/Standards
NMAC 6.30.2
Establishes rules regarding educational standards and general requirements. NEW MEXICO REG 4204 (SN) http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/parts/title06/06.030.0002.htm...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Nonpublic Schools Serving Special Education Students
A.B. 1858 (multiple provisions)
Requires a master contracts with nonpublic, nonsectarian schools for the provision of special education and related services to include that, with respect to a nonpublic, nonsectarian school that is associated with a licensed children's institution, there be a...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Inclusion of Documents in History-Social Science Framework
A.B. 2855 (multiple provisions)
Section 2: Repeals the requirement that pupils in American government and civics courses required for high school graduation read and be taught specified documents, including the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution and the Gettysburg Ad...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12Content Standards
A.B. 2744
Removes the authority of the State Board of Education to modify proposed content and performance standards in core curriculum areas. Deletes the statement that the standards are not subject to the Administrative Procedure Act. Requires the Superintendent of Pu...

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DERule Adoption 09/2004P-12State Content Standards
14 DAC 501
Amends regulation regarding the State Content Standards by removing the reference to the Standards for Functional Life Skills Curriculum because Federal regulations no longer allow the use of separate functional standards. DELAWARE REG 1543 (SN) http://www.sta...

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SDAdopted 09/2004P-12Curriculum/Content Requirements
24:14:04:12.01, 12.02; 15:06:33, 36; 03:06:06.05, 15:01:01; 16:01:01, 05:03; 06:01, 02, 03, 07:01; 16:07:01, 02, 03, 08:01 thru 58 (Non-Seq.), 09:03 thru 05, 10:06 and 07
Eliminates requirement that evidence of completion of all required sections of the Dakota STEP assessment must appear on the student's transcript before graduation may be authorized and a signed diploma may be issued; Removes curriculum and special education d...

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RISigned into law 07/2004P-12Elementary and Secondary Education Curriculum
H.B. 7714
Requires (a) The board of regents for elementary and secondary education to adopt a statewide curriculum in mathematics and English-language arts for students in grades 3-10 by May 1, 2005. (b) The curriculum adopted by the board of regents must:
(1) be align...

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RISigned into law 07/2004P-12Statewide Curriculum
S.B. 2672
Requires the Board of Regents for elementary and secondary education to select and/or develop a statewide curriculum in mathematics and English/Language arts in grades kindergarten (k) through twelve by August 31, 2006. The curriculum selected and/or developed...

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MOTo governor 05/2004P-12Education Accountability Standards
S.B. 1080
Amends certain policies with regard to MAP testing. Provides that the performance standards of the MAP so that such indicators meet the standards of the National Assessment Educational Progress exam.

This act amends policies with regard to MAP testing by stat...

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VASigned into law 04/2004P-12Character Education and Standards of Learning
H.B. 1014
Deletes language requiring the Standards of Learning to include the development of personal qualities such as self-esteem, sociability, self-management, integrity and honesty. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?041+ful+CHAP0955...

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VASigned into law 04/2004P-12Required Components of English Standards of Learning
H.B. 1014
Requires the English Standards of Learning for reading in grades K-3 to be based on components of effective reading instruction, including, at a minimum, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary development, and text comprehension. http://leg1.state.va...

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VASigned into law 04/2004P-12Substantial Amendments to the Standards of Learning
H.B. 1014
Amends section 22.1-253.13:1 and 22.1-253.13:2 . Specifies that the Standards of Learning form the core of Virginia's educational program and other educational objectives. Specifies that the state board must, at a minimum, define Standards of Learning for Eng...

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DEIssued 04/2004P-12Creating Review Panels For School Assessments And Performance Standards
Executive Order #54
1. The Delaware Department of Education shall convene a panel of three national experts in the areas of assessment, accountability, and/or standard setting. Said experts will be chosen as follows: one by Delaware Department of Education, one by the members of ...

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CASigned into law 10/2003P-12
Postsec.
Curriculum: Foreign Languages
S.B. 5
Requires the department of education, by June 1, 2009, to adopt content standards for teaching foreign languages in grades K-12 pursuant to recommendations developed by the superintendent of public instruction. Provides these standards are intended to guide s...

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CASigned into law 10/2003P-12Vocational Education and Graduation Requirements
A.B. 591
Amends existing law that requires the superintendent of public instruction to develop a model curriculum framework for implementation of career and technical education in consultation with an advisory group. Encourages advisory group to identify career technic...

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CAVetoed 09/2003P-12Content Standards: Review
A.B. 642
Requires the superintendent of public instruction, commencing in 2005, to conduct a periodic review of the content standards in areas of reading, writing, mathematics, history/social science, and science, and as part of that review, to hold regional public hea...

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WYRule Adoption 08/2003P-12Graduation Requirements
(Uncodified) Ch. 31
Prescribes uniform student content and performance standards for the common core of knowledge and the common core of skills specified for all public schools in language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, health, physical education, foreign language, c...

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MNSigned into law 05/2003P-12Profile of Learning, High School Graduation Requirements, NCLB-Compliant Testing System, State Standards
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Effective the 2003-04 school year and later, bars the state education commissioner from implementing the profile of learning portion of the state's results-oriented graduation rule, or classroom assessments that schools must use. Replaces references to "result...

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IASigned into law 05/2003P-12State Standards
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Specifies that the state superintendent must "develop core knowledge and skill criteria" rather than "develop core knowledge and skill criteria models." http://www.legis.state.ia.us/cgi-bin/Legislation/File_only.pl?FILE=/usr/ns-home/docs/GA/80GA/Legislation/HF...

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MNSigned into law 05/2003P-12Requirements for New State Standards
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Requires the academic standards adopted by the commissioner to be identical to: (1) the K-12 standards for language arts contained in the document labeled "Minnesota Academic Standards, Language Arts K-12, May 19, 2003, Minnesota Academic Standards Committee, ...

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ARSigned into law 04/2003P-12Comprehensive Plan to Revise Curriculum
H.B. 2374
Develops a comprehensive plan to revise content standards and curriculum frameworks adopted by the state in core academic areas of reading, writing, mathematics, science, history, geography and civics. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/HB...

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ARSigned into law 04/2003P-12Academic Standards
H.B. 2775
Requires the Department of Education to define and publish academic standards and expected outcomes for students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12; requires academic standards and expected outcomes be adopted and implemented by local school boards. http://w...

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NDSigned into law 04/2003P-12Reading, Mathematics, Science Assessments
S.B. 2065
Relates to assessment of public school students in reading, mathematics and science. From the Fiscal Note: SB 2065 requires the state to develop and implement state assessments in reading/English language arts, mathematics, and science in identified grades a...

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NMSigned into law 03/2003P-12Assessment and Accountability Act
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds Section 22-2A-3 and Section 22-2A-4. Requires the state board to adopt content and performance standards in mathematics, reading and language arts, science and social studies. Section 22-2A-4 requries the state board to establish a statewide assessment ...

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NMRule Adoption 03/2003P-12Content Standards for Mathematics
6.30.2.14 NMAC
Establishes rules regarding the content standards for K-4 mathematics. NEW MEXICO REG 3682 (SN)...

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CAVetoed 09/2002P-12Periodic Review of Standards
S.B. 1367
Requires the State Board of Education to provide periodic review of curriculum content standards and a revision of the content standards, after prescribed regional public hearings, to be timed to coincide with and provide a foundation for periodic review of st...

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FLSigned into law 05/2002P-12Education Code Re-Write: Sunshine State Standards
S.B. 20E
Creates new section briefly describing Sunshine State Standards. See bill section 130, page 351, line number 13 ff: http://www.leg.state.fl.us/data/session/2002E/Senate/bills/billtext/pdf/s0020Eer.pdf...

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VASigned into law 03/2002P-12Banking-at-School Demonstration Program
H.B. 966
Authorizes local school boards to establish a Banking-at-School Partnership Program, consisting of school banks or school credit unions on the premises of public schools within the school division that have been developed and are operated jointly by a public s...

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WVSigned into law 03/2002P-12Major Education Bill - Accountability/Standards Component
H.B. 4319
Calls for development and implementation of a system to hold schools accountable for student performance and progress toward obtaining a high quality education. Creates a "Process for Improving Education Council" comprised of the Legislative Oversight Commiss...

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WYSigned into law 03/2002P-12Graduation Standards
S.B. 56
Requires state board to set proficiency standards. Modifies requirements for graduation; imposes different types of student proficiency with respect to performance standards; imposes assessment duties upon school districts; conforms statutory provisions accor...

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VASigned into law 02/2002P-12Encouraging Input
H.B. 159
Directs the Department of Education to develop a website enabling educators to suggest improvements to the Standards of Learning....

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OHSigned into law 11/2001P-12Standards, Assessments
S.B. 1
Eliminates the requirement that school districts implement competency-based education programs. Directs the State Board of Education to develop statewide academic standards for each of grades K-12 in reading, writing, math, science, and social studies; diagnos...

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LASigned into law 06/2001P-12Timeframe for Transfer of Student Records
S.B. 118
Requires the transfer of student education records within 10 days of receipt of a written request by an educational facility....

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VASigned into law 05/2001P-12Public Engagement in Standards of Learning
H.B. 2777
Directs the Board of Education, prior to adopting or revising Standards of Learning resource guides, to conduct public hearings; states that prior to conducting any such hearings, the Board shall give written notice by mail of the date, time, and place of the ...

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ARSigned into law 04/2001P-12Curriculum Standards
H.B. 2301
Requires that State Board of Education develop a comprehensive academic content standards and curriculum frameworks plan for consistency in course work offered by local school districts....

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NMVetoed 04/2001P-12Omnibus Bill with Appropriations
S.B. 307
Creates public school reading proficiency fund to help train teachers to teach reading and writing to students below grade level; sets up "enterprise centers" to provide fee-for-service assistance to districts; creates "probationary school intervention funds" ...

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VASigned into law 02/2001P-12Revision of Standards of Learning
H.B. 2777
Directs the Board of Education, prior to adopting or revising Standards of Learning resource guides and lists of recommended textbooks in any Standards of Learning academic subject, to conduct public hearings; states that prior to conducting any such hearings,...

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NJSigned into law 09/2000P-12Arts Education
A.B. 2175
Revises the mission of the New Jersey School of Arts to provide assistance to secondary schools in meeting Visual and Performance Arts Standards; appropriates funds....

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NESigned into law 04/2000P-12Local Assessment System
L.B. 812
Directs the state board to develop sufficiently clear and measurable model academic content standards. Additionally, each school district in the state is required to develop measurable academic standards that would need to be the same as, equally rigorous as o...

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HISigned into law 04/2000P-12Performance Standards, Curriculum
H.B. 2495
States that the Department of Education shall regulate courses of study to be pursued in all grades of public schools and classify them by methods the department deems proper....

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VASigned into law 03/2000P-12More Timely Results/Standards of Learning
S.B. 318
Directs the Board of Education to schedule the administration of Standards of Learning assessments to be graded by computerized or other automated means to occur no earlier than 2 weeks before the end of the relevant course....

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VASigned into law 03/2000P-12Regular Review of Standards
H.B. 633
Provides that the Standards of Learning in all subject areas shall be subject to review and revision every five years, beginning no later than 7/1/2000, to maintain rigor and to reflect a balance between content knowledge and the application of knowledge....

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VASigned into law 03/2000P-12Technology Standards
H.B. 203
Revises Standards of Quality to make educational technology squarely within the scope of the Standards of Quality; requires the Board of Education to include proficiency in the use of computers and related technology in the Standards of Learning....

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VASigned into law 03/2000P-12Review of Standards of Learning
S.B. 606
Provides that, by 10/01/2000, the Board of Education shall establish a regular schedule for review and revision as may be necessary of the Standards of Learning in all subject areas; provides that such review and revision shall occur at least once every 7 year...

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VASigned into law 02/2000P-12Diploma Requirements
H.B. 489
Requires the Board of Education to include, in the requirement for verified credits for the standard and advanced studies diplomas, a provision that allows students completing elective classes into which the Standards of Learning for any required course have b...

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NMSigned into law 02/2000P-12Standards, Remediation, Parent Involvement
H.B. 78
Relates to educational standards; provides for remediation and academic improvement programs; restricts promotions; provides for parental involvement....

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