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From the ECS State Policy Database
Student Achievement


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This database is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States (ECS). Most entries are legislative, although rules/regulations and executive orders that make substantive changes are included. Every effort is made to collect the latest available version of policies; in some instances, recent changes might not be reflected. For expediency purposes minimal attention has been paid to style (capitalization, punctuation) and format.

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State Status/Date Level Summary
WASigned into law 04/2014P-12
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Study Correlation of Family Factors and Student Success
H.B. 2739
Requires the Education Data Center within the Office of Financial Management to contract with the Area Health Education Center of Eastern Washington to conduct a geographic analysis, using existing data, to identify areas where the cumulative effect of family ...

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OHSigned into law 03/2014P-12Amending Straight A Program
H.B. 342
2013 H.B. 59 created the Straight A program to provide competitive grants to districts and specified other entities for projects intended to achieve advancement in one or more goals, including student achievement, spending reduction in the five-year fiscal for...

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MNSigned into law 05/2013P-12Closing the Achievement Gap Program
H.F. 630
Establishes program to reduce racial and economic gaps in student achievement. Provides eligible uses of revenue, including (1) integrated learning environments that prepare all students to be effective citizens and enhance social cohesions; (2) policies and c...

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ORSigned into law 03/2012P-12
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Achievement Compact
S.B. 1581
Defines "education entity" as a school district, an education service district, a community college district or community college service district, the Oregon University System or public university thereof, and the health professions and graduate science progr...

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NMAdopted 02/2012P-12Study Strategic Education Plan to Close Achievement Gaps
H.M. 67
Requests the creation of a working group to develop a comprehensive strategic education plan to eliminate the achievement gap and increase the graduation rates of
Hispanic, Native American and African American students.
http://www.nmlegis.gov/Sessions/12%20Reg...

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ORSigned into law 08/2011P-12Collaboration Grant Program
S.B. 252
Establishes School District Collaboration Grant Program to provide funding for school districts to improve student
achievement. Establishes School District Collaboration Grant Account. Appropriates moneys to Department of Education for School District Co...

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ORSigned into law 06/2011P-12High School Diplomas
H.B. 2285
Identifies person who may provide consent for purpose of awarding high school diplomas, modified diplomas and extended diplomas and for purpose of advancing student to next grade level. Effective July 1, 2011.
http://www.leg.state.or.us/11reg/measpdf/hb2200.di...

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NVVetoed 06/2011P-12High School Diploma
A.B. 456
Bill provides that a pupil who has failed to pass the same subject area of the high school proficiency examination each time the pupil took the examination, including the final administration of the examination to the pupil before the date on which he or she i...

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ORSigned into law 05/2011P-12Assessments
H.B. 2220
Requires assessments to show whether student meets or exceeds academic content standards of student's grade level and to show student's progress toward becoming proficient in continuum of knowledge and skills. Effective 07/01/2012...

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WVSigned into law 07/2010P-12Pilot Programs to Increase Academic Achievement
S.B. 2009
Establishes pilot programs for increased academic achievement. One pilot program requires the state superintendent to establish a special community development school pilot program for implementation in a public school with significant enrollments of disadvant...

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FLSigned into law 06/2010P-12Academic Scholarship Signing Day
S.B. 206
Encourages school boards to adopt policies and procedures to provide for a student "Academic Scholarship Signing Day" by declaring the third Tuesday in April each year as "Academic Scholarship Signing Day." The "Academic Scholarship Signing Day" will recognize...

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CTSigned into law 05/2010P-12Academic Achievement Gap Task Force
S.B. 438 - Sec. 30
Establishes a task force to study and monitor the academic achievement gap between racial and socioeconomic groups in Connecticut by considering effective approaches to closing the achievement gap in elementary, middle and high schools. The task force is requi...

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VASigned into law 02/2010P-12Recognizing and Reqwarding Significant Progress
S.B. 145/H.B. 1172
Codifies a current recognition program for schools and local school divisions that recognizes and rewards fully accredited schools and school divisions that make significant progress toward achieving advance proficiency levels in reading, mathematics, science,...

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NCSigned into law 08/2009P-12Volunteers To Support Academic Success in School
S.B. 1028
Directs local boards of education to encourage community academic booster organizations to support student academic achievement; Requires local boards to develop policies approving use of volunteer organizations and individual volunteers; Requires local boards...

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ORSigned into law 06/2009P-12Physical Activity and Academic Achievement
S.B. 538
Directs the Department of Education to seek public and private funding for programs that link physical activity and academic achievement and to inform school districts about funding opportunities. Chapter 495
http://www.leg.state.or.us/09reg/measpdf/sb0500.dir...

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WVSigned into law 06/2009P-12
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School Innovation Zones Act
H.B. 109A
Establishes school innovation zones to improve educational performance; authorizes the State Board of Education to designate such zones in schools, groups of schools, departments, or subdivisions of a school or schools; provides for approval of a zone plan by ...

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WVSigned into law 06/2009P-12Critical Skill Instruction Support Programs for Third and Eight Grades
S.B. 1001
Creates critical skills instructional support programs for third and eighth grade students; provides the condition for promotion of certain students; precludes a county from charging tuition for the program; requires suitable facilities by county boards; prese...

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ORSigned into law 05/2009P-12No Pass No Drive
H.B. 2871
Directs Department of Transportation to waive reinstatement fee for person whose driving privileges were suspended for withdrawing from school before age 18 if person provides proof that person graduated from high school or received General Educational Develop...

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WASigned into law 05/2009P-12Education of Military Children
S.B. 5248
Enacts the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; declares an intent to remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and deployment of their parents by facilitating the ...

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CASigned into law 09/2008P-12School Improvement
S.B. 1251
Relates to the Academic Performance Index (API). Includes 5- and 6-year graduation rates in the indicators currently reported for purposes of calculating a school's API. Specifies a formula to calculate these rates. Provides that schools receive partial credit...

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ILSigned into law 08/2008P-12Commission on the Elimination of Poverty
H.B. 4369
Creates the Commission on the Elimination of Poverty to develop a poverty elimination strategic plan to reduce extreme poverty in Illinois by 50% or more by 2015. In developing the overall strategic plan, and in working toward the goal of reducing extreme pove...

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CAVetoed 07/2008P-12Student Incentives
S.B. 1709
Authorizes school districts to provide nonmonetary incentives to pupils in grades 7-11 for achievement or improvement based upon the individual results of each pupil test in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program, including a designation of achi...

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NYAdopted 06/2008P-12Contracts for Excellence
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 100.13 and 170.12
Establishes allowable programs and activities, criteria for public reporting by school districts of their total foundation aid expenditures, and other requirements for purposes of preparation of contracts for excellence by certain specified school districts. P...

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NYAdopted 01/2008P-12Contracts for Excellence
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 100.13 and 170.12
The board of regents has readopted, by emergency action effective January 22, 2008, the emergency rule adopted at the September 10, 2007 Regents meeting, and readopted at the October 23, 2007 Regents meeting, that added a new section 100.13 and amended section...

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NYEmergency Rule Extension 11/2007P-12Contracts for Excellence
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 100.13 and 170.12
Readopts, by emergency action effective November 25, 2007, the emergency rule adopted at the September 10, 2007 Regents meeting that added a new section 100.13 and amended 170.12 of the Commissioner's Regulations.
http://www.dos.state.ny.us/info/register/2007...

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NYAdopted 07/2007P-12Contracts for Excellence
Title 8 NYCRR Sections 100.13 and 170.12
Establishes allowable programs and activities, criteria for public reporting by school districts of their total foundation aid expenditures, and other requirements for purposes of preparation of contracts for excellence by certain specified school districts. P...

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ORSigned into law 07/2007P-12School Improvement Fund Grants
S.B. 318
Changes student achievement activities for which a school district or program may use a School Improvement Fund grant; includes education service districts as recipients of School Improvement Fund grants and establishes a formula for the amount of grants; requ...

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MDIssued 10/2006P-12Maryland Youth Council
Executive Order 01.01.2006.10
Establishes the Maryland Youth Council to encourage young people throughout the State of Maryland to consider and discuss how government, working with its public and private-sector partners to develop possible solutions for presentation to the Children's Cabin...

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TXAdopted 08/2006P-12Optional Extended Year Program
19 TAC 2.105.AA.105.1001
Amends rules relating to the optional extended year program for students in kindergarten through grade eleven who are identified as likely not to be promoted to the next grade level for the succeeding school year. TEXAS 9885
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/rules/ta...

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IASigned into law 06/2006P-12Dropout Assistance and Dropout Prevention
S.B. 2272 - Section 28
Beginning January 15, 2007, requires the department to submit an annual report to the legislature that includes the ways districts in the previous school year used modified allowable growth for programs for returning dropouts and dropout prevention; identifies...

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FLSigned into law 05/2006P-12Intervention and Monitoring Plans for Low-Performing Students
H.B. 7087 (Section 42)
School in which low-performing students are enrolled must develop, in consultation with the student's parent, and must implement a progress monitoring plan. A progress monitoring plan is intended to provide the school district and the school flexibility in mee...

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OHSigned into law 05/2006P-12Educational Regional Service System
H.B. 115
Establishes the educational regional service system. The system will support state and regional education initiatives and efforts to improve school effectiveness and student achievement. Services – including special education and related services – will be pro...

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COAdopted 01/2006P-12Closing the Achievement Gap - Participation Criteria
1 CCR 301-69
Establishes rules regarding the administration of closing theachievement gap.

The Colorado State Board of Education must determine the criteria by which eligible schools shall be selected to participate in the voluntary Closing the Achievement Gap Program. Se...

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ILSigned into law 08/2005P-12The Parental Participation Pilot Project
S.B. 10
Provides that by the beginning of the 2006-2007 school year, the State Board of Education shall by rule establish a parental participation pilot project to provide grants to the lowest performing school districts to help these districts improve parental partic...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005P-12School Districts
S.B. 1028
Ensures the continuation of efforts to close the achievement gaps in school districts subject to reorganization or reclassification. Requires a receiving or resulting school district in a school consolidation to obtain and retain all student and historical rec...

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KSBecame law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 04/2005P-12School Records
H.B. 2247 (section 1-2)
Requires districts to report expenditures by categories as directed by the department of education and requires the department to verify costs incurred by school districts providing programs required by law and the number of pupils enrolled in such programs. R...

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ARSigned into law 03/2005P-12Academic Progress of Students
H.B. 1888
Provides for monitoring of the academic progress of specified subgroups of students from schools that were consolidated or annexed under act 60 of the second extraordinary session of the eighty-fourth general assembly. Also requires the receiving or resulting ...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
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Community College
Student Achievement Improvement
H.B. 93 (Section 1, multiple provisions)
Sets forth legislative intent related to early diagnosis of and intervention for elementary students struggling in reading and mathematics, state student achievement goals, provision and quality of diagnostic and intervention services to students below profici...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
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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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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
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Community College
Committee for Mathematics Achievement
H.B. 93 (Section 2)
Defines terms, including "mathematics coach," "mathematics diagnostic assessment," "mathematics intervention program," "mathematics leader," "mathematics mentor," and "numeracy." Establishes the Committee for Mathematics Achievement to develop a multi-faceted ...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
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The Center for Mathematics
H.B. 93 (Section 4)
Creates the Center for Mathematics to make available professional development for teachers in reliable, research-based diagnostic assessment and intervention strategies, coaching and mentoring models, and other programs in mathematics. Specifies the duties of ...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12
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Role of the Council of Postsecondary Education in Achieving State Educational Goals
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 5)
Specifies that, for the state to achieve its student achievement goals, the Council on Postsecondary Education, in cooperation with the Education Professional Standards Board, must exercise its duties and functions under KRS 164.020 to ensure that teacher educ...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Role of Department of Education in Achieving State Educational Goals
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 4)
Mandates that the Kentucky Department of Education provide assistance to schools and teachers, including publicizing professional development opportunities, methods of measuring effective professional development, the availability of high quality instructional...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Roles of School Councils, Local Boards and Superintendents in Achieving State Education Goals
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraphs 8-10)
(8) School councils at all school levels are encouraged to identify and allocate resources to qualified teachers to become coaches or mentors in mathematics or coaches or mentors in reading with a focus on improving student achievement in their respective scho...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Reading Diagnostic and Intervention Program
S.B. 19
This act is to be cited as the "Read to Achieve Act of 2005." Relates to reading; makes an appropriation therefor; describes the general assembly's findings and intent regarding reading. Defines "comprehensive reading program," "reading diagnostic assessment,"...

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KYSigned into law 03/2005P-12Reading and Literacy Proficiency
S.J.R. 92
Directs the department of education to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the professional development, training and resources needed in each school to help each child achieve reading and literacy proficiency by 2014. Requires the department of education to s...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12Pupil Achievement Grant Program
A.B. 2152
Establishes the Pupil Achievement Grant Program to consolidate funding and provide flexibility at the schoolsite in the use of funds from specified categorical education programs in schools identified as underperforming in at least one of the three preceding f...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Teacher Misassignment and ESL Teacher Qualifications
A.B. 3001 (multiple provisions)
Existing law requires the county superintendent of schools to annually monitor and review school district certificated employee assignment practices according to certain priorities with first priority going to schools and school districts that are likely to ha...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Annual Report on Status of Low-Performing Schools
S.B. 550 (multiple provisions)
Requires the county superintendent to annually present a report to the governing board of each school district under his or her jurisdiction and to the board of supervisors of the county describing the state of the schools in the county and of his or her offic...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12
Community College
Advancement Via Individual Determination Program
A.B. 3017
Appropriates a specified amount of funds from the General Fund to the State Department of Education for the support of the Advancement Via Individual Determination Program. Makes these amounts applicable toward the minimum funding requirements for a school dis...

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ILSigned into law 08/2004P-12
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Community College
African-American Family Commission Act
S.B. 3208
Creates the African-American Family Commission Act. Establishes a 15-member African-American Family Commission to serve as a coordinating and advocating body that acts on behalf of the interests of African-Americans to improve and expand existing human service...

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HISigned into law 07/2004P-12Education Reform
H.B. 2002
The education reform in this Act shall be known as the "Reinventing Education Act of 2004." The provisions include (1) establishing a weighted student formula; (2) providing additional information technology; (3) empowering principals through a Hawaii principa...

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GAAdopted 07/2004P-12Statewide Accountability; Definitions; School Profiles
GAC 160-7-1-.01 thru -.04
Clarifies rules regarding statewide accountability, applicable definitions, school profiles, and awards and consequences; creates a single statewide accountability system consistent with state and federal law; provides valid, reliable accountability determinat...

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LASigned into law 07/2004P-12Extended Kindergarten For Disadvantaged Children
S.B. 301
Subject to appropriation, creates the Kindergarten Plus pilot program of classes, at least one in each of the state's eight regional service districts, of extended kindergarten for disadvantaged children from the 2005-06 through the 2007-08 school year. For p...

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COVetoed 06/2004P-12Colorado High School Commission
H.B. 1283
Creates a High School Commission to assess the quality of education provided in the state's public high schools and to make recommendations to school districts and the general assembly by December 31, 2004. The commission should address at least the following...

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FLTo governor 05/2004P-12Middle Grades Reform Act
S.B. 354
Creates the "Middle School Reform Act;" provides definitions; prescribes program criteria and content; provides a timeline for implementation; requires an academic performance study of middle grade students and schools with recommendations for increase in perf...

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FLSigned into law 05/2004P-12
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Community College
Student Achievement
S.B. 2184
Relates to student achievement;creates the Partnership for Minority and Underrepresented Student Achievement; mission of partnership is to prepare, inspire and connect students with postsecondary success and opportunity with a focus on minority students and ot...

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OKSigned into law 05/2004Postsec.Advancement of Students in HIgher Education Task Force
H.B. 2145
Creates the Advancement of Hispanic Students in Higher Education Task Force; provides for termination of task force; states purpose; provides for membership; requires annual report; provides for staffing; provides for reimbursement of travel expenses; provides...

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VASigned into law 04/2004P-12Educationally At-Risk Students
H.B. 1014
Deletes language defining educationally at risk students as those whose scores are in the bottom national quartile on Virginia State Assessment Program tests, and adds that educationally at risk students are those who do not pass a 3-8 Standards of Learning as...

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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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WVSigned into law 03/2004P-12Five-year Demonstration Professional Development
H.B. 4669
Adds a new section related to providing for establishment of special five-year demonstration professional development school project. The intent of this section is to provide a special demonstration environment wherein the public schools included in the demons...

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ARSigned into law 02/2004P-12Educational Renewal Zones
H.B. 1056
Creates the office of education renewal zones; provides for renewal zones to improve student achievement in smaller schools and districts; provides for collaboration with higher education partners, including community and technical colleges; enables small, rur...

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ARSigned into law 01/2004P-12Student Assessment and Educational Accountability Act of 2004 - Assessment
S.B. 33 1, 4, 5
Amends Ark. Code 6-15-404; adds 6-15-433 and 6-15-1803. Creates the Student Assessment and Educational Accountability act of 2003; establishes a comprehensive system of testing students, known as the Arkansas Comprehensive Assessment Program exams, including...

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ARSigned into law 01/2004P-12Closing the Achievement Gap Commission
H.B. 1054
Makes the committee on closing the achievement gap in this state a commission. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/HB1054.pdf...

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ARSigned into law 01/2004P-12
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Academic Disparities
H.B. 1048
Establishes a coalition effort between the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and certain school districts to reduce academic disparities in the state delta; provides for standards-based curricula in mathematics, reading and English, faculty development, stu...

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DERule Adoption 01/2004P-12
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Michael C. Ferguson Achievement Awards Scholarship
14 DAC 245
Establishes rules clarifying the issue of scholarship eligibility for students repeating the eighth grade. http://www.state.de.us/research/AdminCode/Education/Education%20Administrative%20Code%20-%20200%20Administration%20and%20Operations.htm#P231_31584...

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ILAmendatory veto by Governor - Bill Dead 11/2003P-12School Improvement and Student Achievement
S.B. 207
Amends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to implement and administer a student achievement improvement grant program to provide 2- year grants to school districts on the academic watch list and other school districts that have the lowest a...

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CAVetoed 10/2003P-12Supplemental Instruction
S.B. 19
Removes the funding limitation of a school district or charter school for supplemental instruction to a pupil who is at risk of retention in the same grade. Revises the funding limitation for supplemental instruction for a pupil who is deficient in mathematics...

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CASigned into law 09/2003P-12Golden State Examination Program
A.B. 1266 21
Repeals the Golden State Examination Program that measures advanced pupil achievement on academically rigorous content standards adopted by the state board of education. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/bill/asm/ab_1251-1300/ab_1266_bill_20030929_chaptered.html...

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DESigned into law 07/2003P-12Summer School
S.B. 141
Allows the use of indicators other than assessments prior to mandatory summer school; permits other indicators to be used to determine if a student has demonstrated proficient performance relative to the state content standards prior to summer school; provides...

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ARRule Adoption 06/2003P-12Comprehensive Testing/Assessment/Accountability Program
ADE 188
Requires the development of a single Arkansas comprehensive testing, assessment and accountability program (ACTAAP); ensures all public school students have an equal opportunity to demonstrate grade-level academic proficiency; improves student learning and cla...

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NCSigned into law 06/2003P-12
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Innovative Education Initiatives Act
S.B. 656
Creates the Innovative Education Initiatives Act to develop cooperative efforts between secondary schools and institutions of higher education to reduce dropout rates, increase high school and college graduation rates and decrease the need for higher education...

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CTSigned into law 06/2003P-12Funding to Promote Children's Well-being
S.B. 886
Requires the State Prevention Council to determine long-term goals, strategies and outcome measures to promote the health and well being of children and families including; early intervention strategies, an increase in healthy pregnant women and newborns, a de...

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COSigned into law 06/2003P-12Achievement Gap
S.B. 254
Concerns closing achievement gap; creates a program to assist schools that have received an unsatisfactory rating or have a significant achievement gap; establishes a commission to propose actions to close the achievement gap. http://www.leg.state.co.us/2003a/...

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IASigned into law 05/2003P-12Early Intervention Block Grant Program Repeal Date
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Changes repeal date from 2003 to 2004 on chapter establishing statewide early intervention block grant program. Components of this program include K-3 class size reduction and K-3 diagnostic reading assessments. Chapter requires districts to annually report to...

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ARSigned into law 04/2003P-12Closing The Academic Achievement Gap
H.B. 2657
Creates the committee on closing the academic achievement gap in Arkansas. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/HB2657.pdf...

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ARSigned into law 04/2003P-12Laws Pertaining to Home Schools
H.B. 2879
Amends laws pertaining to achievement testing of home-schooled students. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/HB2879.pdf...

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ARSigned into law 04/2003P-12Academic Achievement Gap and Parental Involvement
H.B. 2067
Appropriates funds for commission on closing the academic achievement gap and parental involvement. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/HB2067.pdf...

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COSigned into law 04/2003P-12Student Transfers
H.B. 1087
Concerns requirements related to student transfers; districts should consider adopting policies that give transfer enrollment priority to a student with unsatisfactory proficiency ratings attending a school rated unsatisfactory. http://www.leg.state.co.us/2003...

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WVAdopted 11/2002P-12Student Learning Ability STATE ID: 126-208
Policy 8350 --Title 126, Series 208
Provides a process for the establishment of a more formal method to fund programs that strengthen student learning ability as required by House Bill 4022 adding W.Va. Code 18-2-35. See H.B. 4022 (in this database) for more information. WEST VIRGINIA REG 419...

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MDSigned into law 05/2002P-12Tax to Support Prince George's County Programs
H.B. 949
Establishes sales and use tax on telecommunications service in Prince George's County. Net proceeds from the revenue must be used only as supplemental funds for the operation of the Prince George's County School System. The board must consider using such fund...

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SCSigned into law 04/2002P-12Falsified Transcripts or Diplomas
H.B. 4455
Makes it a misdemeanor to falsify or alter a transcript, a diploma, or the high school equivalency diploma known as the GED from any high school, college, university, or technical college of South Carolina, from the South Carolina Department of Education, or f...

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KYSigned into law 04/2002P-12Closing the Achievement Gap
S.B. 168
Requires the Department of Education, by 11/01 of each year, to provide each school council, or the principal if a school council does not exist, with nonaggregated data on its students' performance on the statewide test with an equity analysis on the achievem...

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WVSigned into law 03/2002P-12Early Intervention, Remediation
H.B. 4022
The legislature finds that schools that have implemented programs to strengthen student learning ability are reporting statistically significant improvement in the statewide test scores in reading, language and math of students referred to the programs. There...

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INSigned into law 03/2002P-12District Review of Programs to Consider Consequences of Tracking, Ability Grouping or Screening of Students by Test Results
S.B. 292
Requires every district to review district's programs to judge if district's practices of separating students by ability, placing students into educational tracks, or using test results to screen students result in the systematic separation of students by race...

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NHSigned into law 05/2001P-12
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Falsifying Academic Credentials
S.B. 44
Creates the class A misdemeanor of false academic documentation....

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COSigned into law 04/2001P-12Closing the Achievement Gap
H.J.R. 1014
Identifies closing the learning gap as an important goal of Colorado's education reform program and urges the state board of education and the department of education are to take all appropriate steps to make closing the learning gap a central element of educa...

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FLVetoed 06/2000P-12Changes in High School Grading Practices
S.B. 990
Relates to education; relates to annual public disclosure reports; encourages certain grading practices; authorizes school districts to abandon certain high school grading practices; authorizes a weighted grading system for purposes of class ranking....

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