|VA||To governor 02/2014||P-12||Student Information Release|
Prohibits a member or employee of a local school board or the Department of Education from transmitting personally identifiable information from a student's record to a federal government agency or an authorized representative of such agency, except as require...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2013||P-12||Pupil Records|
From bill summary: Extends access to pupil records for a pupil who is 14 years of age or older if the pupil is both a homeless child or youth and an unaccompanied youth, and to an individual who has completed and signed a Caregiver's Authorization Affidavit fo...
|FL||Issued 09/2013||P-12||Florida Plan for Education Accountability|
Executive Order 13-276
Directs the commissioner of education to recommend to the state board an open process to procure the next state assessment via a competitive solicitation. Requires next assessment program to meet specified criteria. Directs the commissioner to recommend to the...
|CA||Passed 09/2013||P-12||Student and Youth Bill of Rights|
Recognizes the importance of engaging with young people to influence decisions that affect their quality of life and well-being, and that the Student and Youth Bill of Rights serves as a framework to guide and inform youth in organizing and advocating policy i...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2013||P-12|
|Privacy of Student Social Networking Account Information|
Creates the Privacy in the School Setting Act. Defines "school" as an institution of higher learning as defined in the Higher Education Student Assistance Act, a public elementary or secondary school or district, or a nonpublic school recognized by the state b...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2013||P-12||Access to Student Records|
From legislative counsel's digest: Makes various changes to provisions that prohibit a district from permitting access to pupil records to any person without written parental consent or judicial order, in order to bring these provisions into compliance with fe...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2013||P-12||Student Records|
Upon the filing of a complaint alleging that a child is an abused, neglected, or dependent child, the judge of the court in which the complaint is filed may order the board of education of the school district in which the child was enrolled immediately prior t...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2013||P-12||Study of Grade Point Average Calculations|
Directs the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee (JLEOC) to study the State Board of Education's policy on calculating weighted grade point averages and class rank on high school transcripts, especially for courses taken through institutions of high...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||District Violations of FERPA|
Allows any person who suspects that a school district or charter school has knowingly violated FERPA to notify the principal of the charter school or the superintendent of the school district. Gives the principal of the charter school or superintendent of the ...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Student Records|
Requires the county school superintendent to record a pupil's name as it appears on a printed birth certificate, other reliable proof of identiy, or letter from an agency having custody of the pupil. The bill does not prohibit a school or district from calling...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||District Trustee Member Access to Records|
Authorizes a district board of trustees member to obtain district information, documents, and records without submitting a public information request. Permits the district to withhold or redact information, a document, or a record requested is exempted from di...
|LA||Passed 06/2013||P-12||Compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act|
Requests each public school board and the state department of education to review its policies and procedures regarding the collection, storage, use, and disclosure of student data to ensure compliance with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act...
|MT||Signed into law 05/2013||P-12||School Safety, Disaster Drills|
Requires at least 8 disaster drills per year (prior law had specified that at least 4 had to be fire exit drills). Defines "disaster" as the occurrence or imminent threat of damage, injury, or loss of life or property. Requires each local board to adopt a scho...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Regarding access to K-12 campuses for occupational or educational information.|
Allows for official recruiting representatives of the Job Corps, Peace Corps, to have equal access to informing students of educational and career opportunities available in the military, which must be equal to and no less than access provided to other postsec...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12|
Establishes the Indiana E-Transcript Program (Program). Provides that the Commission for Higher Education shall administer the program. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2015, the program will allow all students at all accredited high schools to request that th...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Release of Juvenile Records to Schools|
Amends and reenact subsection 15 of section 12.1-32-15. Requires a law enforcement agency to release any relevant and necessary information on file to the
superintendent or principal of the school the juvenile attends.
|KY||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Preservation of Digital, Video, and Audio Recordings by Schools|
Requires schools to retain a master copy of all digital, video or audio recordings of school activities for a minimum of one week without editing, altering, or destroying recorded material. Requires schools to retain without alteration a master copy of any rec...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2012||P-12||Transmitting Charter School Pupil Data to District That Is Chartering Authority|
From bill summary: Requires the department of education to provide a district that is a charter school's chartering authority, in accordance with a specified federal law relating to the disclosure of pupil records, individual pupil achievement data, including ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Enrollment/Readmission of Student with Previous Contact with Juvenile Justice System|
Prohibits a public school from denying enrollment or readmission to a pupil solely on the basis that he/she has had contact with the juvenile justice system. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/sen/sb_1051-1100/sb_1088_bill_20120919_chaptered.pdf...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Transfer of Student Records|
From bill summary: Existing law requires a pupil's former school district or private school to transfer the pupil's permanent record, or a copy thereof, upon a request from the district or private school where the pupil intends to enroll. New provisions requir...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Confidentiality of Pupil Records|
From final bill analysis: Amends the California Education Code to conform with the federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) provisions relating to the confidentiality of pupil records.
Bill text: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/11-12/bill/asm/ab_...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2012||P-12||Privacy of Pupil Records: Standardized Test Scores and Grades|
From bill summary: Prohibits districts from including on a pupil's school identification card or any other object that a pupil is required by school officials to carry on his/her person while present at school, any information about that pupil's scores on stan...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2012||P-12||Students' Criminal Records and Information about Current Police Investigations|
Clarifies individuals and circumstances by which information surrounding a child's detainment under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 may be used. Specifies such information may be used solely by school principal or officials determined to have a legitimate educa...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2012||Postsec.||Higher Education Privacy Act|
Makes it unlawful for a public or nonpublic academic institution to mandate that a student or applicant disclose password or account information granting the academic institution access to the student's or applicant's social networking profile or account. Proh...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Military Uniforms at Graduation Ceremonies|
H.B. 1307 - Multiple Provisions
Gives a high school student the right to wear a military dress uniform at a graduation ceremony if the student has fulfilled all requirements and is otherwise eligible to participate in the ceremony, and has completed basic training for, and is an active membe...
|NH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Access to Information|
Allows a parent, legal guardian, or person who is 18 years of age or older to have access to the unique pupil identifier and related information in the data warehouse.
|CO||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Parental Consent For Surveys In K-12 Schools|
Current law prohibits an employee of a school or school district from requiring a student to participate in a survey, analysis, or evaluation that addresses or requests certain information unless the student's parent provides written consent for the student's ...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Authorize Recording of IEP meetings|
Authorizes a parent of an exceptional child to record individualized education program (IEP) meetings with audio or visual recording at the parent's expense. Provides that a parent or guardian or local educational agency must notify the members of the Individu...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||Freedom of Association Protection|
Provides that no institution within the university or community college systems of New Hampshire shall prohibit, as a condition of admission or continued enrollment, any student from becoming a member of any group or organization.
|TN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||First Amendment Rights|
Prohibits LEAs, school administrators and educators from taking action that infringe on or waive first amendment rights of school personnel or students without written consent of those who would be affected.
|VA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||School Records; Self-authentication|
Provides that school records may be admissible in any matter where such records are material, provided that they are authenticated as true and accurate copies by the custodian of the records or by the person to whom the custodian reports, if they are different...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Standardized Parental Consent Form for the Release of Student Data|
Allows local school boards to develop a single, standardized form to obtain parental consent for the release of student data. If developed by the local school board, such form shall be used by Community Policy and Management Teams and the Departments of Health...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Educational Institutions; Mental Health and Parental Notification Policies|
H.B. 900/S.B. 374
Higher education; mental health and parental notification policies. Provides that any person licensed to diagnose and treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders who is treating a student may determine to withhold parental notification of a dependent stud...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Disclosure of Health and Criminal History Records to Private Nonprofit Institutions of Higher Education|
Authorizes threat assessment teams established by private nonprofit institutions of higher education to receive health and criminal history records of students for the purposes of assessment and intervention with individuals whose behavior may present a threat...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Postsecondary Student Records; Mental Health|
Clarifies that an institution of higher education may require that any accepted student provide a complete student record, including any mental health record, from not only his high school but also any other institution of higher education. This bill is identi...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Nonpublic to Public Student Records Transfer, Charter Start-up Grants|
Requires an accredited nonpublic school to provide sufficient verbal information to permit a requesting school to which a child transfers to make an appropriate placement decision when the parent of the child is in breach of a contract that conditions release ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||Community College||Community College E-Transcript Program|
From bill summary: Requires the office of the chancellor of the California Community Colleges, by January 1, 2012, to implement a procedure to facilitate the electronic receipt and transmission of student transcripts by districts. Also requires all community c...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Student Records|
From bill summary: Redefines pupil directory information that districts may release to no longer include a pupil's place of birth, but to include a pupil's e-mail address. Allows school districts to permit a counsel of record for a minor to access pupil record...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2011||Postsec.||Records Maintained by Auxiliary Organization or UC Campus Foundation|
From bill summary: Requires records maintained by an auxiliary organization of the governing board of a community college district, the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, and California State University, or a University of California (UC)...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Prevents the Disclosure of Student Social Security Numbers|
Repeals the provisions of law that require local school units to request and report student social security numbers to the state Department of Education. http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_125th/chapters/PUBLIC223.asp...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Safe Students Act|
Provides that principals must (previously read "may") require the parent/guardian of a child presented for admission to a school for the first time to furnish a certified copy of the child's birth certificate or other satisfactory evidence of birth. Adds a cer...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Multiple Sections -- Data Collection|
Places a moratorium on the personal data collected by the departments of public welfare and education except for those data points needed to comply with federal law, distribute funds and maintain the health and safety of children.
|TX||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Public Disclosure Laws|
Provides that information is excepted from public disclosure laws if it is collected or produced by a systemwide compliance office for the purpose of reviewing compliance processes at a university system's member institution. Provides that information that is ...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Student Records|
Requires transfer of student education records to school district when charter is terminated or public charter school is dissolved. Applies student education record statutes to public charter schools.
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2011||Postsec.|
Prohibits public universities and community colleges from discriminating against, adopting policies that penalize or punish, or withholding a certificate or degree from a student based on the student's religious viewpoint, expression or belief. Specifies cour...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Student Records|
Requires charter schools to comply with state statute concerning access to school property by educational and occupational recruiters and the release of student directory information. Directs a school district or charter school which chooses to release student...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Confidentiality of Student Records and Student Information|
Requires the state board of education to establish confidentiality standards for student information and student records; develop resource materials for training district and charter school employees, student aides, and volunteers on the confidentiality of stu...
|CA||Signed into law 03/2011||Community College||Access to Community College Student Records|
S.B. 70 - Sec. 76243
From bill summary: Under existing law, a community college or community college district may not permit any person to access student records without the written consent of the student or under judicial order for access, with specified exceptions generally rela...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Electronic Records and Signatures|
Authorizes local school boards to adopt and implement policies pursuant to which electronic records and electronic signatures may be accepted from any parent, guardian, or other person having control or charge of a child enrolled in the relevant school divisio...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12|
|Student names and addresses - Authorized disclosure|
Adds new section requiring each high school to provide to the North Dakota university system a list of all students enrolled in grades ten and eleven as of April 15 each year, together with the students' addresses and telephone numbers. Requires the North Dako...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Proof of Illness|
Amends existing law relating to education to eliminate language relating to regulations for proof of illness.
|MT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Student Records Transfer|
By November 1 and March 1 of each school fiscal year, districts are required to prepare a report for the director of the Montana youth challenge program containing the name, last-known address, and dates of attendance of a student who:
(i) is at least 16 years...
|Postsecondary Auxiliary Organizations and California Public Records Act|
Requires specified entities to comply with the California Public Records Act (i.e., an auxiliary organization created by the governing board of a community college district, the board of governors of the California Community Colleges, entities related to the C...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||Postsec.||Student Data and Postsecondary Service Providers|
Provides that the prohibition on a higher education institution providing a student's name, address, telephone number, social security number, e-mail address or other personal identifying information to a business organization or financial institution that iss...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||California Interscholastic Federation and the California Public Records Act|
Amends Section 33353 of the Education Code. Adds legislative intent that the California Interscholastic Federation (a voluntary organization of school and school-related personnel with responsibility for administering interscholastic athletic activities in sec...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Random Drug Testing|
Authorizes local education agencies (LEAs) to perform random drug testing on students who participate in extracurricular activities. Requires LEAs performing testing to have drug assistance and counseling programs in place at LEA expense. Requires LEAs to use ...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||First Amendment Protection|
Prohibits school boards, administrative personnel, and instructional personnel from taking affirmative action, including, but not limited to, the entry into any agreement, that infringes or waives the rights or freedoms afforded to instructional personnel, sch...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Cooperation Between Schools and Juvenile Authorities|
Adds the director of transportation to the list of individuals required to be notified by the school superintendent when a youth is arrested and formally charged with an alleged felony or violent crime. In addition, the principal is required to immediately not...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Release of Student Information to Military Recruiters|
Requires any public school that administers the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) to choose the score reporting "Option 8," which prohibits the general release of any student information to military recruiters. Each public school must also sen...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Individualized Education Program - Required Notice|
Requires that appropriate school personnel provide the parents of a child with a disability with accessible copies of all documents relating to the development of an individualized education program (IEP) at least 5 business days before a scheduled meeting. Ho...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2010||Postsec.||Expands Eligibility for the Privileges Against Compelled Disclosure|
Expands eligibility for the privileges against compelled disclosure of (1) the source of news or information, regardless of whether the source has been promised confidentiality; or (2) news or information not communicated to the public that was procured by a p...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2010||Postsec.||Liability for Breach of Confidentiality|
Prevents the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association and its member institutions from being held liable for breach of confidentiality of student data or records that are required to be submitted to THEC, if the breach was a result of the ac...
|AL||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12||Alabama Educator Code of Ethics|
Provides that after determining the state board's proposed July 2009 amendment to Rule 290-4-1, creating the "Alabama Educator Code of Ethics," was ambiguous and incapable of being enforced as currently drafted, the legislative joint committee disapproved the ...
|IL||Signed into law 02/2010||P-12|
Relates to the procedure for filing a complaint with the Director of Human Rights relating to discrimination in employment, credit, public accommodations, higher education or certain other circumstances. Requires that a notice of dismissal notify a complainant...
|RI||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Radio Frequency Identification Devices|
Restricts the use of radio frequency identification devices for the purpose of tracking the movement or identity of a student while on school grounds, at school functions or while being transported to and from school grounds or functions; provides that RFID to...
|IL||Signed into law 11/2009||P-12|
Provides that the exercise of free speech, free expression, free exercise of religion or expression of religiously based views by any individual or group of individuals that is protected under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and that occurs in a ...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Access to Student Records|
Amends existing law that prohibits a school district from permitting access to pupil records to any person without parental consent or judicial order. Makes various changes to these pupil record provisions to conform them to federal law. Bill: http://www.legin...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Immigration Agents, Immigration Status and Care for Neglected Pupils|
Creates new Section 32297. Provides that immigration agents shall not interfere with the education of pupils. Specifies that this policy not impede or restrict any lawful authority of immigration agents. Prohibits school officials and employees from collecting...
|IL||Vetoed 08/2009||Postsec.||Data Security on State Computers Act|
S.B. 2218 -- pp 1-4
Amends and adds to the Data Security on State Computers Act. Directs each public university's governing board to implement and administer
the provisions of the Act with respect to state-owned electronic data processing equipment used by the university. Require...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Confidentiality of Information|
Provides that nothing contained in the Illinois School Student Records Act may be construed to impair or limit the confidentiality of information communicated in confidence to a school social worker, school counselor, school psychologist, or school psychologis...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||Postsec.||Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009|
Creates the Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009. Requires institutions of higher education that enter into an agreement to market credit cards to students pursuing an education, or that allow their student groups, alumni associations, or affiliates to enter into...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Timely Transfer of Student Records when Charter School Closes|
H.B. 1 - Section 3314.44
Partially from DOE summary of H.B. 1: Specifies that if a community school closes, the chief administrative officer must transmit all educational records to the student's district of residence within seven business days of the school's closing. Provides that f...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Assignment of Surrogate Parent|
H.B. 1 - Section 3323.05
From DOE summary of H.B. 1: Modifies existing procedural guidelines established for the department of education to protect the rights of a child whenever the parents of a child are not known or cannot be found, or a child is a ward of the state, specifying tha...
|AL||Adopted 07/2009||P-12||Alabama Educator Code of Ethics|
Adds section creating the Alabama Educator Code of Ethics. Identifies nine areas of standards of conduct, including teacher/student relationships, background checks and confidentiality of the content of student records and standardized tests. Requires educator...
|WI||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Milwaukee Parental Choice Program|
Requires that a private school participating in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program adhere to policies that apply to public schools/districts regarding transfer of pupil records (i.e., requires that a private school transfer a pupil's records within five wor...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|Public Records Requirements|
Provides exemption from public records requirements for K-12 education records held by agency, public school, center, institution, or other entity that is part of state's education system; provides the requirements for the release, use, and maintenance of educ...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Student Records|
Requires notice to a school administrator when a youth is within jurisdiction of the juvenile court, is charged with or convicted of certain offenses, or is excused by reason of insanity; requires notice when a petition is set aside or dismissed or the youth i...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||Postsec.||Tuition Set-Asides for Financial Aid|
Creates new Section 56.014. Directs institutions of higher education that are required to set aside a portion of student tuition payments to provide financial aid to notify each student from which a portion of tuition payments is set aside of the amount requir...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Disclosure of Child Misdemeanor Information|
Bars criminal justice agencies from publicly disclosing criminal history information related to a child's conviction for a misdemeanor offense punishable by fine only. Provides an exception allowing such information to be disclosed to specified agencies and en...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Student Records and Suspension/Expulsion|
Requires principals of public schools where a student was enrolled to release the student's records to a public or nonpublic school which is inside or outside of the state, where the student is enrolled or seeking enrollment; requires the records to contain in...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Exemption From Public Records Law for Information Identifying a Child in a Government-sponsored Recreation Program|
Removes the scheduled repeal under the Open Government Sunset Review Act of an exemption from public records requirements for information that would identify or locate a child who participates in a government-sponsored recreation program (i.e., a program for w...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||Postsec.||Agents May Not Contact Student Athletes|
Amends Uniform Athlete Agents Act. Prohibits an athlete agent from any contact with a student-athlete who is not eligible to enter into a professional-sports-services contract. For the purposes of this subsection, "contact" shall not include general promotion...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Access to Student Records|
Allows a child's parent or guardian to designate a "significant individual" to participate in a school conference involving that child. Requires the parent or guardian to give prior written consent to allow the individual to participate in the conference and h...
|E-Transcript and Record Exchange|
Changes state data system from "Data Clearinghouse File"-based to "UTREx" (Utah eTranscript and Record Exchange), effective July 1, 2010. Defines UTREx as system that allows individual student records to be exchanged electronically among public schools, LEAs a...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Notice to Schools Clarified/Broadened|
Expands the offenses for which notice must be given to schools when an adjudicated delinquent juvenile offender is sent back into a regular school setting (to include an offense involving the use or attempted use of force, violence, or a deadly weapon).
|VA||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||School Records in Custody Cases|
Expands the types of school records that may be admissible in cases involving custody of the student or termination of parental rights to all school records, rather than just those relating to attendance, transcripts or grades, provided that they are authentic...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Student Records|
Relates to student records; authorizes storage of permanent records by school districts in any acceptable form of medium.
|VA||Signed into law 02/2009||Postsec.|
|Virginia College Savings Plan|
Provides for the exclusion of certain financial records of the Virginia College Savings Plan from the Freedom of Information Act, the authorization for closed meetings of the Board of the Virginia College Savings Plan in certain circumstances, the expansion of...
|IL||Signed into law 12/2008||P-12||Truancy|
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that if a code violation involves a municipal ordinance regulating truants, the hearing date must be 7 to 40 days after the violation is reported. Increases minimum child age for which certain truancy provisions app...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2008||P-12||student records|
Amends existing law which prohibits a school district from permitting access to pupil records to any person without written parental consent or judicial order. Makes various changes to those access to pupil record provisions to conform them to federal law.
Requires a school district to include a notice in an emergency information request form informing a parent or guardian and pupil of their right to request that the pupil's name, address, and phone number not be released to military recruiters or institutions o...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Assorted Amendments to the School Code|
Repeals the Professional Development Block Grant. Amends requirements related to annual census for special education, such that census must include students age 3 to 21 (rather than birth to 21) receiving special education services. Eliminates requirement that...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12|
Provides that a state or local agency may not allow another party to control the disclosure of information that is otherwise subject to disclosure under the Public Records Act. Provides that any contract entered into by a state or local agency subject to the a...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||Postsec.|
|Student Immunization Reports|
Requires all public and nonpublic postsecondary education institutions to electronically transmit immunization compliance reports to the department of health and hospitals, office of public health, when the institution operates an existing student-specific ele...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2008||Postsec.||Notification of Disciplinary Violations|
Requires a public institution of higher education to notify a parent or legal guardian of a student under 21 years of age who has committed a disciplinary violation with respect to the use or possession of alcohol or a controlled substance that is in violation...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Student records|
Relates to the disclosure of personnel records and confidential unemployment information by the Division of Employment Security, vocational and technical education, unemployment claims qualification requirements, prohibited employment practices, war on terror ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Relations between Students and School Employees|
Requires the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to adopt regulations prohibiting interaction between a student and a school employee in any enclosed area on school property unless an authorized adult is present or the student and employee are cl...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Records of Students Identified as Missing Children|
Requires public and nonpublic schools to mark the records of students identified as missing children and to notify law enforcement of requests for those records; provides the law enforcement agency involved shall integrate into the national crime information c...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Immunization Compliance Reports|
Requires the chief administrators of all public and private elementary and secondary schools, kindergartens, colleges, universities, proprietary schools, vocational schools and licensed day care centers to electronically transmit immunization compliance report...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||School Notification Required|
Adds aggravated sexual battery and aggravated sexual battery of a child to the crimes of which a child's school must be notified when the child has been adjudicated delinquent involving such offenses. - Amends TCA Section 37-1-131.
|MN||Vetoed 05/2008||P-12||Omnibus Education Policy Bill|
Authorized a parent or guardian of a student to designate an individual to participate in a school conference involving the child of the parent or guardian. Authorized the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Office of Higher Education may each ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2008||Postsec.||Restricts Credit Card Solicitations|
Adds a new section of law that restricts credit card and other credit solicitations to college students while on campus.
|MD||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Military Recruitment and Student Rights|
Requires public schools to provide notice to specified students or the parents or guardians of the students about the right not to release student contact information to military recruiters; requires public schools to include the notice in a specified format, ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||School Safety|
Requires any school or local board employee who knows or has cause to believe that a student has been the victim of a violation of any felony offense committed by another student on school premises, on school-sponsored transportation, or at a school-sponsored ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2008||Postsec.||Satisfaction of Debts Prior to Grade Reports|
Present law authorizes the University of Tennessee and all its several branches, and all colleges and universities of the state college and university system and technical institutes, to issue diplomas, certificates of credit or grade reports only after the st...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Student records|
Provides that any collection, maintenance or disclosure of pupil educational records compiled by the Department of Education in an educational database of pupil records shall comply with the Family Educational and Privacy Rights Act; provides rules for the man...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Evidence of Date of Birth|
Deletes the repealer on the provisions which prescribes the type of evidence of date of birth required for a child to enroll in public school.
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||Postsec.||Mental Health Records|
Allows each public and private institution of higher education to request from its students complete student records, including any mental health records held by the originating school. These records shall be kept confidential as required by state and federal ...
|IL||Adopted 03/2008||P-12||Special Education Facilities|
23 IAC 401.10, .30, .210
Emergency rule (expires 8-18-08) includes a new provision expressly prohibiting the "use of a behavioral intervention strategy relying upon pain as an intentional
method of control" by any program operated at a facility serving students with disabilities. Requ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||Postsec.||Contact Information for Staff Associated with Animal Research|
Provides that the name, addresses, and phone numbers of individuals who perform, or provide supplies or services for, medical or scientific research at an institution within the state system of higher education that is conducted using animals be classified as ...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Student Records/Rights|
Requires that most records and applications regarding a minor child reference the names and addresses of both parents; includes medical, dental, orthodontia, optometric, school records, counseling, psychiatric, psychotherapy and other records subject to confid...
|OR||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Records-Sharing for Safety Purposes|
Requires district attorney or other person filing juvenile delinquency petition to notify school when student of school is subject of petition alleging certain criminal acts; requires principal to notify necessary school personnel of petition; permits expungem...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2008||Postsec.||Students' Educational Records|
Requires the Board of Visitors or other governing body of every public institution of higher education in Virginia to establish policies and procedures requiring the release of the educational record of a dependent student, as defined by 20 U.S.C. § 1232g, to ...
|UT||Adopted 01/2008||P-12||Educator Standards|
Provides definitions, standards for educators as role models, standards for educators to maintain a safe learning environment, standards for professional educator, responsibility for compliance with school district policies and standards for professional educa...
|LA||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||School Health Forms|
Amends sections of Bulletin 741-Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators concerning school health forms. Establishes standardized health forms to eliminate the duplication of information submitted to schools and school nurses on health information and scre...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2007||P-12||Student records/rights|
Requires the Office of Privacy Protection in the Department of Consumer Affairs to establish a task force to conduct a review of the use by all public and private colleges and universities in this state of social security numbers in order to recommend practice...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2007||Postsec.||voter registration|
Allows students to submit completed voter registration forms to the Secretary of State in addition to returning the forms in person or by mail to the elections official of the county where the student lives. Requires every community college and California Stat...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||Postsec.|
|College Campus Press Act|
Creates the College Campus Press Act. Provides that all campus media produced primarily by students at a state-sponsored institution of higher learning is a public forum for expression by the student journalists and editors at the particular institution, and t...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12|
|Unique Student Identifier System|
Amends the Social Security Number Protection Task Force Act. Places the task force within the office of the attorney general, and makes the attorney general responsible for administering the activities of the task force.
Requires the task force to explore th...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Missing Children Records|
Amends the Missing Children Records Act. Requires a preschool educational program, child care facility, or day care home or group day care home in which a missing person was enrolled to flag the person's record such that whenever a copy of or information regar...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Health Data Task Force|
Provides that a Health Data Task Force be convened to create a system for public access to integrated health data. Requires the state superintendent of education or his/her designee to serve on the task force. Directs the task force to produce a plan focusing ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Electronic Recordings in School Buses|
Exempts from an eavesdropping violation an electronic recording, motion picture, videotape, digital, or other visual or audio recording, made of the interior of a school bus while the school bus is being used in the transportation of students to and from schoo...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Transfer of Rights to Special Education Student|
Provides that when a student eligible for special education reaches the age of 18, rights accorded to the student's parents transfer to the student. Provides that rights shall not transfer from the parents to the student if the student has been adjudged to be ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2007||Postsec.|
|Public Records and Privacy|
Modifies the public records laws applicable to the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina community colleges. Protects the privacy of applicants who are not admitted or who do not enroll; provides that certain audit records are public documents.
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Biometric Information|
Defines ""biometric information" as any information collected through an identification process based on individuals' unique behavioral or physiological characteristics, including fingerprint, hand geometry, voice, or facial recognition or iris or retinal scan...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12|
|Free Speech, Free Press|
The stated legislative intent for this bill is to ensure free speech and free press protections for both high school students and students at institutions of higher education in this state in order to encourage students to become educated, informed and respons...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Restraint and Seclusion of Students|
Relates to restraints and seclusion in public shools; concerns restriction on unreasonable restraints and seclusions of students; avoids the harmful effects of unreasonable restraints and seclusions on students; relates to special education students and studen...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Drug Testing for School Athletes|
Relates to public records of drug test findings in high school athletics; exempts from public records requirements findings of drug test administered to a student by a testing agency with which the state High School Athletics Association has contracted; exempt...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Rights of Student Victims|
States the right of student victims to be separated from student offenders at school and during school transportation; requires the Office of Juvenile Affairs to notify school districts when a student is adjudicated for certain sex offenses; requires school di...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12|
Allows person claiming to be aggrieved by unlawful discrimination to file civil action in circuit court. No action shall be filed unless, within 180 days of the alleged discrimination, a grievance has been filed with the school district board, public charter s...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Students May Not Be Named|
Amends Section 21.12, Penal Code, by adding Subsection (d), to prohibit the name of a person who is enrolled in a public or private primary or secondary school and involved in an
improper relationship with an educator from being released to the public and prov...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Potentially Dangerous Students|
Provides that if a child convicted of a felony or undergoing inpatient mental health treatment must attend school pursuant to a court order, the principal is to be notified; provides that the principal of the school must develop a plan to allow the student to ...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Notice to Schools of Student Offenses|
Revises the offenses for which notice is required to be those described under present law and voluntary manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, sexual battery by an authority figure, statutory rape by an authority figure, a prohibited weapon offense, unla...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Notification Made to School Officials|
H.B. 594, S.B. 579
Expands the requirements for notification of school officials of the attendance of certain delinquent juveniles by expanding the offenses for which notice must be provided, adding additional persons to be provided notice, making failure to provide the notice p...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2007||Postsec.||Consumer Credit Marketing|
States that no institution within The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education or technology center school within the state system of career and technology education shall enter into any agreement on or after the effective date of this act to sell student dat...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Student Record Confidentiality in Harassment Cases|
Requires that the information contained in a specified form relating to harassment or intimidation in schools be kept confidential with specified exceptions; provides that specified information is not a part of a student's permanent educational record.
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Student Education Records|
H.F. 2245 [Education Records]
Amends laws concerning student education records.
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Charter School Student Records|
H.F. 2245 [Charter School Records]
Requires that closed charter school must transfer the student's educational records within 10 business days of closure to the student's school district of residence where the records must be retained or transferred.
|IN||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Student Interrogation and Convictions|
Requires a parent to be notified if a student is being interrogated by the police on school property regarding an investigation in which the student may be a
suspect. Requires a law enforcement agency to notify the chief administrative officer of the school or...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Student Record Transfer|
Provides that for purposes of establishing a student's status as a truant, the student's attendance record is cumulative for an entire school year. Directs the state department of education to assure that the student information system facilitates the collecti...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||transmission of records|
S.B. 274 (Student Records)
Section 41 provides for the electronic transmission of public school transcripts to correctly enroll and place students transferrred between high schools. The act also requires the Department of Educaiton to develop a uniform method of formatting and electron...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Data availability and student records|
Requires the Department of Education to provide the Bureau of Legislative Research with direct access to certain electronic databases; requires the department provide the bureau with direct read and report only access to the data warehouse concerning school di...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Transfer Time of Student Records|
Requires a school that has been requested to forward a copy of a transferring student's record to the new school to comply within 30 school days of the request. http://le.utah.gov/~2007/bills/hbillenr/hb0310.htm...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Disclosing Student Identifying Information|
H.B. 2631, S.B. 915
Relates to the Serious or Habitual Offenders Comprehensive Action Program; provides that a principal or designee may disclose identifying information from a student's education records for the purpose of furthering the ability of the juvenile justice system to...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12|
|Including Birth Certificates with Student Records|
Authorizes public schools and public institutions of higher education in Virginia to retain copies of enrolled students' birth certificates as part of the students' records. http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?071+ful+HB2893ER...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Information Disclosure|
Provides that school personnel are authorized to disclose identifying information from a student's education records for the purpose of furthering the ability of the juvenile justice system to effectively serve the student prior to adjudication. Identifying i...
|LA||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||Statewide Assessment Standards and Practices|
LAC 28:CXI.Chapters 1, 3, 5, 18, 23, 27, 33, and 35
Makes various changes to state assessment system. Creates end-of-course tests, to be phased in over a period of six years starting in fall 2007, in the following:
1. Algebra I;
3. English I;
4. English II;
6. American History;
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Access to Personally Identifiable Student Information|
H.B. 276 -- Section 3301.0716
Sec. 3301.0716 allows the state department of education to have access to personally identifiable student information under certain circumstances, including to respond to an appeal from a school district or school for verification of the accuracy of the studen...
|UT||Adopted 11/2006||P-12||Per Pupil Funding & Attendance/Completion Recordkeeping|
Allows exceptions to the minimum number of instructional hours and schools days per year for individual students and schools; requires Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs to ensure that accurate records of daily st...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Student Records - Emergency Info. and Military Recruiters|
Requires a school district, that requires the parent or legal guardian of a secondary school pupil to provide current emergency information to the pupil's school of attendance, to include a notice in the emergency information request form that informs the pare...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2006||Postsec.||Student Freedom of Speech Rights|
Relates to rules subjecting a student to sanction solely on the basis of conduct that is speech or other communication that is protected from governmental restriction by provisions of the Constitution. Prohibits any administrator of any campus of the Universit...
|MD||Adopted 07/2006||P-12||Student Record Systems and Reports|
COMAR 13A.02.06.02, .08.01.01, .08.02.01, .07
Amends rules regarding the 2006 Maryland Student Record Systems Manual. Provides that 2006-2007 school year, serious bodily injury and in-school suspensions be reported for all students. Revises the definition of "days absent". MARYLAND 10567...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Plan for Completing Core Curriculum|
S.B. 2272 - Section 13
Requires each high school student's plan for completing the core curriculum to include career options and to identify the coursework needed in grades nine through twelve to support the student's postsecondary education and career options. Provides that if the...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Homeschooling Student Records|
S.B. 2272 - Section 48
Provides that personal information in state agency records regarding a child receiving home instruction must be kept confidential in the same manner as personal information in records for students in public schools. http://coolice.legis.state.ia.us/Cool-ICE/de...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Student and Parent Awareness|
Directs the commissioner of education to send annually to each superintendent a list of information that schools must provide to the electorate, community members, parents and students under state and federal law. Directs school boards to inform high school st...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2006||Postsec.|
|Personal Data Security|
H.B. 1417; LD 2017
Amends the Notice of Risk to Personal Data Act; relates to a security breach; amends notification requirements regarding agencies of state government, university and community college systems, the maritime academy, private colleges and universities; requires n...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12|
|Student Identifier Numbers|
Concerns student data from the elementary to secondary education system through the postsecondary education system; requires a postsecondary institution that is eligible for the college opportunity fund program to begin using as the student's primary identifie...
|MA||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Student Report Cards to Parents|
Describes the requirements for providing student records to parents and the information that must be included academic and other indicators.
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Disclosure of Criminal Convictions or Delinquincy|
S.B. 656, H.B. 95
Requires a parent, guardian, or other person having control or charge of a child of school age to provide to a public school information concerning certain criminal convictions or delinquency adjudications. When the registration results from foster care placem...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Certain Survey Components Prohibited|
Prohibits local school boards from administering questionnaires or surveys to public school students if such questionnaires or surveys seek disclosure the parents' political affiliations or beliefs; the social security numbers of the parents or student; the se...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Electronic Storage of Student Records|
Allows local school divisions to electronically store and maintain student scholastic records (including, but not limited to, handwriting, print, computer media, video or audio tape, film, microfilm, and microfiche.)
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Student Records Sharing|
Amends the requirement that principals or their designees receive notification from local law enforcement authorities when students in their school commit certain crimes to require that such notification be given, whether the student is released to the custody...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2006||P-12||Disclosure of Delinquency|
Requires a parent, guardian, or other person having control or charge of a child of school age to provide to a public school, upon registration of a student, information concerning certain criminal convictions or delinquency adjudications; provides that the re...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2005||P-12||High School Athletes and Use of Steroids|
Prohibited substances. The bill would prohibit specified dietary supplements from being used by a pupil participating in interscholastic high school sports 60 days after specified information is posted on the State Departmentof Education's Internet Web site. ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2005||P-12||Athletes' Bill of Rights|
Existing federal law, known as Title IX, prohibits a person, on the basis of sex, from being excluded from
participation in, being denied the benefits of, or being subject to, discrimination under any education program or activity receiving
federal financial a...
|MA||Emergency Rule Adoption 08/2005||P-12||Student Records|
603 CMR 23.00
Amends rules regarding student records. Complies with federal law concerning access to student records by non-custodial parents. MASSACHUSETTS REG 8599 (SN)...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Social Security Numbers|
Prohibits a university or community college from printing an individual's social security number on any card or other document required for the
individual to access products or services provided by the university.
|MN||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Psychotropic drugs|
H.F. 141 - Multiple Components
School officials must not use the refusal of a parent or guardian to consent to the administration of psychotropic drugs to their student or to consent to a psychiatric evaluation, screening or examination of the student as a ground, by itself, to prohibit the...
|OR||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Refusal to Dissect Animals|
Allows any student to refuse to dissect any vertebrate or invertebrate animal or the parent or legal guardian of a public school student to refuse to allow the student to dissect any vertebrate or invertebrate animal. A school district that includes dissection...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2005||Postsec.||Release of Information|
Requires institutions of higher education to inform parents and students of students' option to execute consent forms authorizing the institution of higher education to release certain otherwise confidential education records, as defined by federal law, to a d...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2005||Postsec.|
|Florida College Savings Program|
Relates to Florida College Savings Program/OGSR. Removes confidentiality of information regarding individual account activities conducted through the savings program. Removes clause that this section (1009.981) is subject to the Open Government Sunset Review A...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Student Records|
Adds a new section of law. Beginning with the 2007-2008 school year, upon initial enrollment in a public school district, schools are required to request the parent or guardian to provide information to the school district regarding participation in the follow...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Transfer of Student Records|
From analysis: H.B. 25 requires school districts to transfer student records within 10 days of a request being received from the new district (decreased from 30 days), directs districts to help ease student transition during the first two weeks at a new schoo...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Records of Children in Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program|
Creates exemption from public records requirements for individual records of children enrolled in Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program. Specifies that such records include assessment data, health data, records of teacher observations, and personal ident...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2005||Postsec.||Education Degree Programs|
Relates to the University System of Georgia; provides that a student in an education degree program shall not be required to join a professional association as a condition of enrollment. http://www.legis.state.ga.us/legis/2005_06/versions/hb553_HB_553_AP_7.htm...
|AZ||Vetoed 04/2005||P-12||Privacy in Schools|
Bars a teacher, principal, counselor or other district or charter school employee, unless the parent is notified in writing and provides written consent to the disclosure of the information requested, from:
(1) Undertaking or contracting to undertake any behav...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
S.B. 1044 (sections 14-15)
Repeals provision that notation must be made on a student's transcript to indicate each special education class included on the transcript.
Establishes that school day must consist of at least rather than fewer than six hours of instructional time.
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||Postsec.|
|Student Criminal History Background Check|
Allows criminal history background checks of certain students and prospective students. Allows electronic dissemination of criminal history information to institutions of higher education for students enrolled in, and prospective students seeking enrollment to...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Electronic Student Transcripts|
Requires high schools and institutions of higher education to provide uniform, electronic student transcripts to the department of higher education in order to process financial aid applications. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/hb2488.p...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2005||Postsec.|
|Marketing or Merchandising of Credit Cards to Students|
Places restrictions on the marketing or merchandising of credit cards to students at the states institutions of higher education. http://www.leg.wa.gov/pub/billinfo/2005-06/Pdf/Bills/Session%20Law%202005/5506-S.SL.pdf...
|ME||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Civil Rights Protection|
Forbids the denial of rights in employment, housing, public accommodations, credit, and education opportunity to individuals based on their sexual orientation; provides certain exemptions for certain religious organizations.
|UT||Vetoed 03/2005||P-12||Medical Recommendations for Children|
Prohibits school personnel from making certain medical recommendations for a minor, including the use of psychotropic drugs; prohibits the removal of a minor from parental custody based on a parent's refusal to consent to the administration of psychotropic dru...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Interscholastic Student Activities|
Any seventh or eighth grade student who attends a nonpublic elementary or middle school that is not affiliated with a nonpublic high school may participate in interscholastic activities at a nonpublic high school, at the discretion of the nonpublic school, if ...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Student Identity Protection Act|
Creates the Student Identity Protection Act. Bars schools and school districts from the use of a student's social security number or a portion of the number on any report, identification card, identification badge, or any document that will be made available o...
|NM||Rule Adoption 02/2005||P-12||Examination Opportunities, Results, Verification|
11.12, 11.13, 11.15, 11.16
Proposes rules regarding examination opportunities, exam results, verification of exam results, and examination of record purposes. NEW MEXICO REG 4231 (SN)...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Electronic School Records|
Allows a school district to maintain permanent school records electronically rather than on microfilm.http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2005/bills/HB1081enr.pdf...
|NY||Signed into law 01/2005||P-12||School Records Review|
Authorizes caregivers to review school records and to consent to medical and dental diagnosis and treatment of a minor child, excuse absences from school and participation in school sponsored activities....
|NM||Rule Adoption 12/2004||P-12||Public School Administration/Accountability/Standards|
Establishes rules rpublic school accountability, student identification system and data system security measures. http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/nmac/parts/title06/06.019.0005.htm...
|NJ||To governor 12/2004||Postsec.||Display of Student Social Security Number|
Prohibits display of students' social security numbers by institutions of higher education to identify the student for posting or public listing of grades, on class rosters or other lists provided to teachers, on student identification cards, in student direct...
|NY||Signed into law 11/2004||P-12||Direct Merchandising of Credit Cards to Students|
Prohibits the direct merchandising of credit cards through State University of New York and City University of New York to any enrolled student; defines direct merchandising.
|NY||Signed into law 11/2004||P-12||Direct Merchandising of Credit Cards|
Relates to the prohibition of direct merchandising of credit cards through colleges; provides that colleges shall prohibit the advertising, marketing or merchandising of credit cards on campus to students pursuant to an official college credit card marketing p...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Equity in Athletics Bill of Rights|
Enacts the Equity in Athletics Bill of Rights and enumerates the rights available to a pupil relating to gender equity in athletics. Requires the State Department of Education to post the bill of rights on its Web site and requires a school board that elects t...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Pupils: Interrogation|
Requires the principal of a school to take immediate steps to seek the consent of the parent or guardian of an elementary school pupil prior to making the pupil available to a peace officer for questioning. Prohibits making the pupil available for questioning ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Charter Schools and Student Discipline/Attendance|
Prohibits a school district governing board from denying a charter school petition, unless it makes findings that the petition lacks a description of the procedures by which a pupil may be subject to discipline and the procedure employed by the school to safeg...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Pupil Health: Self-Administration of Medication|
Authorizes a pupil to carry and self-administer auto-injectable epinephrine medication if the school district receives a written statement from the physician detailing the method, amount and time schedules by which the medication is to be taken and a written s...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Pupil Health: Self-Administration of Medications|
Authorizes a pupil to carry and self-administer inhaled asthma medication if the school district receives certain statements regarding same. Requires the statements to be provided to the district at least annually and more frequently under certain conditions. ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Pupils: Drug and Alcohol Testing|
Provides for drug and alcohol testing of a pupil only upon a reasonable suspicion the pupil is unlawfully using or has unlawfully used a controlled substance or alcohol. Requires a school district, if it adopts a drug and alcohol testing policy, to provide ade...
|NM||Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||Disciplinary Records|
NMAC 188.8.131.52, .3, .10
Amends issuing agency and statutory references; requires that disciplinary records be included in the records of transferring students; requires elective courses meet PED standards; requires that accountability data system numbers be included in transcripts. N...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Pupil Records|
Authorizes a public officer or agency to allow the use of records concerning a individual that relates to free or reduced-price meal eligibility by a school district employee to identify pupils eligible for public school choice and supplemental educational ser...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Pupil Assessment and Student Records|
Extends the repeal date of the Leroy Greene California Assessment of Academic Achievement Act to January 1, 2011. Excludes testing students in grade 2 effective July 1, 2007. Permits the release of a pupils record of accomplishment and the results of achieveme...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Student Grades and Teacher Evaluations|
Relates to student grades and teacher evaluations; provides that no one except the teacher who assigns a grade to a student may change the grade; for example, a school administrator may not raise or lower a student's grade; provides that the method which a tea...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2004||Postsec.||College Campus Credit Card Marketing|
Provides for regulation and registration of credit card marketing on a college or university campus. Reenacts provisions relating to education empowerment and temporary aid for school districts affected by reductions in assessed value of real estate. Reenacts ...
|AK||Signed into law 06/2004||Postsec.||University Student Practicum: Liability and Wages|
Exempts a person who allows a student of the University of Alaska to gain practical work experience with the person while participating in a practicum from vicarious liability as an employer, and exempts the student participating in a practicum from the Alaska...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Student Records|
Classifies student records required to be retained by private business and trade schools as short-term; alleviates additional costs the Department of Public Archives would incur if the student records for private business and trade schools were made permanent ...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Child Released from Custody|
Requires that upon a child's discharge or release from the custody of the Department of Youth Services certain records pertaining to the child be released to the superintendent of the school district in which the child is entitled to attend school; specifies t...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 06/2004||P-12||Educational Bill Of Rights|
Provides that the educational bill of rights would comply with the federal Buckley Act when releasing documents; provides for the right to keep educational records confidential and not released except under certain circumstances....
|MD||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Searches of Students|
Authorizes a county board of education to authorize a teacher to make a reasonable search of specified students on a school-sponsored trip under specified circumstances....
|MD||Signed into law 05/2004||Postsec.||State Digital Library|
Establishes the State Digital Library in the Maryland Higher Education Commission; authorizes the State Higher Education Commission to encourage specified institutions to meet specified goals; authorizes the Digital Library, in collaboration with certain entit...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Notification of Principals|
Eliminates the requirement that the principal of a public school be notified when a child is found guilty of an offense that classifies the child as a youthful offender (maintains existing notification requirement for private school principals). Adds that loca...
|WI||Signed into law 04/2004||Postsec.||Student Identification Numbers|
Relates to the use of a person's social security number in his or her student identification number at a private institution of higher education; provides that an identification number may not be identical with a student's social security number....
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Student Conduct|
Directs the Board of Education, in developing model student conduct policies; includes standards for school board policies to ensure recognition of the fundamental right of every student to take reasonable actions as may prove necessary to defend himself from ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Reporting of Certain Acts by School Authorities|
Reporting of certain acts by school authorities to law enforcement. Expands the enumerated activities that school principals must report to local law enforcement by providing that reportable offenses involving "firearms" on school property address any weapon p...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Notification of Student Participation in Gangs|
S.B. 593, Similar to S.B. 633
Adds criminal act committed for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with any criminal street gang to those enumerated crimes triggering a requirement that the intake officer provide notice to a school superintendent that a petition has been ...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Notification to Parents of Rights of Students|
Directs local school boards to notify parents of the educational rights of students who fail to graduate or who have failed to achieve the number of verified units of credit required for graduation as provided in the standards of accreditation or who have been...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||No Student Statements Without Parent|
Concerns the creation of a public school student's right to have a guardian present when the student signs a statement that could result in expulsion. http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics2004a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont2/0f42b06a7122dfff87256dbb000241a7?OpenDocument&Click...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Providing For Safe Schools|
Provides for safe schools through alternative education programs; provides certain juvenile justice records to public school officials....
|UT||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||School District Notification of Student Violence|
Requires law enforcement officers to notify school district superintendents when a minor is taken into custody or detention for a violent crime, a weapons violation or a no-contact order; allows a school district to establish a process for providing notice reg...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2004||Postsec.||Students Called to Active Military Duty|
Amends existing law to extend the rights of students called to active duty to individuals called to federal active service. http://www3.state.id.us/oasis/S1268.html#daily...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2004||Postsec.||Public Records|
Concerns public records; requires rather than authorizes institution of higher education to disclose final results of student disciplinary proceeding involving crime of violence, sex offense, alcohol or drug possession unless prohibited by federal law....
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Student Health Report|
Requires schools to include as part of a student health report to parents an annual body mass index percentile by age for each student. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/HB1011.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 12/2003||P-12||Student Report Cards|
Requires school districts to provide a report card for each student reflecting the student's grade in each class in which the student is enrolled to the student's parents. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003s2/public/HB1017.pdf...
|WI||Signed into law 11/2003||P-12||Dispositional Orders for Truancy|
Provides for the specifications for school attendance of a dispositional order for truant or habitual truant and the disclosure of juvenile court records by a juvenile court or a municipal court for children of certain age groups....
|OR||Signed into law 09/2003||Postsec.|
|Student Social Security Number Disclosure|
Prohibits a state institution of higher education or community college from disclosing a student's Social Security number; creates exemptions; grants a civil remedy for a violation of this prohibition....
|NY||Vetoed 08/2003||P-12||Caregiver Review School Records|
Authorizes caregivers to review school records and to consent to medical and dental diagnosis and treatment of a minor child, excuse absences from school and participation in school sponsored activities....
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12|
|Student Records Privacy|
Amends the School Code, various Acts relating to the governance of the public universities and the Public Community College Act. Prohibits a school district, university or community college from providing a student's name, address, telephone number, social sec...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Health Screening|
Provides that a diabetes screening be included in the health examination of each school child, but that diabetes testing is not required. http://www.legis.state.il.us/legislation/publicacts/fulltext.asp?Name=093-0530...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Children's Privacy Protection|
Amends the Children's Privacy Protection and Parental Empowerment Act to define a child as a person under age 16. Changes requirements for information brokers to broker sale of personal information concerning children without parental consent. Amends the Schoo...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Free and Reduced-price School Lunches|
Requires the State Board of Education, regional superintendents, school boards and their schools, and nonpublic schools that receive funds for free or reduced-price lunches to agree in writing with the department of public aid to share with the department info...
|HI||Vetoed 07/2003||P-12||Confidentiality of Student Records|
Designates the auditor as authorized representative of the department of education and the department of health for purposes of accessing student records. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/site1/docs/getstatus.asp?qu=SB474&showstatus=on&showtext=on&press1=docs...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Recommending Medication|
Prohibits public school personnel from recommending to a parent or guardian that a student seek a prescription for certain types of medication....
|ME||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Health Records|
S.P. 96 (LD 262)
Requires that disciplinary, attendance and health records be included in the records that follow a student who transfers to another school either within or outside the state. http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/billtexts/LD026201-1.asp...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Psychotropic Drugs|
An employee of a school district may not use or threaten to use the refusal of a parent, guardian, or managing or possessory
conservator of a child to administer or consent to the administration of a psychotropic drug to the child, or to consent to any other ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2003||Postsec.||Religious Holy Day Excused Absences|
Relates to excused absences for religious holy days for students in institutions of higher education. An institution of higher education must excuse a student from attending classes or other required activities, including examinations, for the observance of a...
|DE||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Education Records|
Relates to the disclosure of and access to education records; updates the protections afforded to parents and students concerning a student's education records, specifically adding a family's right to access their child's educational records; eliminates provis...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2003||Postsec.|
|Personally Identifiable Information|
Provides certain restrictions upon the disclosure of personally identifiable information concerning students for commercial and noncommercial uses; prescribes a form that provides for the informed consent of students concerning the directory information that a...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School Records|
Amends 51 O.S. 2001, Section 24A.16, which relates to confidentiality of educational records and material; updates statutory language; allows the release of individual student records to certain school districts; amends 70 O.S. 2001, Section 6-115, which relat...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Health Care Treatment for Students|
Requires school boards to adopt a policy prohibiting school personnel from recommending or requiring the use of a psychotropic drug by any student or to test or require a test for a child's behavior without the prior written permission from the parents or guar...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2003||Postsec.||Selective Service Registration|
Concerns provisions relating to selective service registration as a prerequisite for enrolling at a state supported institution of higher education. http://www.leg.state.co.us/2003a/inetcbill.nsf/fsbillcont/6B883B08F7BCF89487256CC40063E431?Open&file=255_enr.pd...
|DE||Rule Adoption 06/2003||P-12||School Health Record Keeping Requirements/Screening|
14 DAC 811, 815, 817
Establishes rules regarding school health record keeping requirements, physical examinations and screening, and administration of medications and treatments. http://www.state.de.us/research/AdminCode/Education/Education%20Administrative%20Code%20-%20800%20Heal...
|GA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Child Abuse Records|
Relates to child abuse and deprivation records; permits the Department of Human Resources to share access to child abuse records and release information from such records to the Office of School Readiness, includes principals, guidance counselors, school socia...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Baxter Compensation Program|
S.P. 263 (LP 768)
Concerns the Baxter Compensation Program; addresses confidentiality of claimants and families of victims of abuse at Baxter School for the Deaf; specifies information to be contained in public record; concerns appeal process and new information consideration; ...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Record Sharing Between Law Enforcement and School Administrators|
S.P. 145 (LD 427)
Clarifies that the Maine Juvenile Code does not preclude a law enforcement officer or criminal justice agency from sharing information pertaining to a juvenile with superintendents or principals for purposes of school safety, order and discipline, or to preven...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Student Discipline|
Provides that a student who is expelled from a charter school is subject to the same requirements for enrollment in another school corporation as a student who is expelled from a public school or required to separate from a nonpublic school or a school in a st...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Return of Library Resources|
Permits a board of education of a school district to require the replacement or return of library resources by withholding a student's diploma, transcript, or grades at the end of a semester or school year; directs the school district to make a reasonable effo...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Students|
Requires student level data for the Student Accountability Information System (SAIS) to include reasons for a withdrawal, if provided by the pupil or the parent or guardian of the pupil. The Arizona Department of Education must include data relating to student...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Notice to Superintendent|
Amends 70 O.S. 2001, Section 5- 144. Upon filing an information or indictment for a felony or violent misdemeanor, the district attorney shall endeavor to ascertain whether or not the person arrested is a student or employee of a school district or a public sc...
|CO||Became law without governor's signature 04/2003||P-12||School Transfer Rules|
Repeals of the requirement that transfer rules shall not prohibit a student's participation in extracurricular activities if the student enrolls in the transfer school within fifteen days after the school year begins and prior to participating in the activity ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Child Immunization Records|
Includes third party payors or carriers regulated by department of commerce and insurance and self- insured entities as entities authorized to share information regarding child immunization records; relates to schools, child care facilities, and other institut...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Parental Authorization for Surveys or Questions|
Requires parental authorization for surveys or questionnaires administered to students requesting any personally identifiable information. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2003/public/SB895.pdf...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Takeover Provisions|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends Sections 22-2-6 and Section 22-2-14 to allow the state department to take over the control and management of a public schools or district that has failed to meet requirements of law or state board rules and standards. The state board may suspend a board...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Aulthorities Crime Reports|
Clarifies and revises the requirements for principals' reports to local law enforcement of incidents occurring on school buses, school property or at school-sponsored activities by (i) restructuring the clusters of incidents to separate assault and assault and...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Drug Test in Public Schools|
Requires voluntary and mandatory drug testing policies, in accordance with the most recent enunciation of constitutional principles by the Supreme Court of the United State of America, to be included in the Board of Education's guidelines for student conduct p...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Board Policies/Equal Access|
Prohibits local school boards providing access and opportunity to use school facilities or to distribute literature from denying equal access or fair opportunity to use such school facilities or to distribute literature, or from otherwise discriminating agains...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Student Social Security Numbers|
Authorizes the division superintendent or his designee to assign another identifying number to students who are ineligible to obtain a federal social security number or the parent is unwilling to present such number or waive the requirement....
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12|
Changes repealer from 2003 to 2007 on 1) the School Crisis Management Program, 2) the transfer of the industrial and adult short-term training programs to the State Board of Community Colleges, 3) the School Administrator Sabbatical Leave Program, 4) the secti...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2003||Postsec.||Higher Education and Social Security Numbers|
Prohibits institutions of higher education from using students or employees' social security numbers on identification cards....
|MA||Signed into law 01/2003||P-12||Workers Compensation Insurance|
Relates to providing Workers Compensation insurance coverage for certain students participating in a school-to-work program. Provides that such students who receive personal injuries arising out of such participation shall be deemed employees of such employers...
|PA||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||Athletes, Athlete Agents|
Amends the Athletes and Sports Code. Revises provisions relating to athlete agents. Makes provisions regarding student athletes....
|OR||Adopted 10/2002||Postsec.||Student Directory Information|
Revises the definition of Directory of Information so that students electronic mail addresses can be printed in the student directory. OREGON REG 23749 (SN)...
|NJ||To governor 09/2002||P-12||Student Identification|
Protects pupils from being required to supply certain identifying information on materials distributed in class; prohibits material distributed to pupils from including the information in an obvious manner; provides a school district may use identification num...
|CA||Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter No. 07/2002||P-12||Rights of a pupil witness|
Provides that in addition to any other immunity that may exist, expressly deems any testimony provided by a pupil witness in an expulsion hearing conducted pursuant to those provisions to be a privileged publication or broadcast for the purpose of those provis...
|RI||To governor 06/2002||P-12||I.D. Cards|
Adds evidence of immunization to the Intra-state education Identification card for each child. This act takes effect upon passage....
|MI||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Disclosure of Student Information Exempted from Freedom of Information Act|
Exempts disclosure of certain information regarding students of public schools, public universities, public school academies, and other educational institutions from Freedom of Information Act for the official recruiting representatives of the Armed Forces of ...
|AZ||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Student Records Release and Crime Reporting|
Provides that a school district may release pupil attendance, disciplinary and other educational records to a law enforcement agency, county attorney or tribal authority so that a juvenile justice system may provide appropriate programs and service to interven...
|AK||Adopted 06/2002||P-12||Student ID Numbers|
4 AAC 07.060 (a)
Beginning no later than August 31, 2002, a unique 10-digit individual student identification number issued by the department; the student identification number must appear in each electronic record containing studentlevel information that is reported to the de...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: K-12 Student and Parent Rights|
Inserts "directory" section to inform students and parents of their rights pertaining to a number of areas, including nondiscrimination, student records, discipline, safety, etc. See Bill section 92, page 173, line 19 ff. http://www.leg.state.fl.us/data/sessi...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||Postsec.||Education Code Re-Write: Rights of Student Representatives|
According to legislative summary, "The bill eliminates from current law the collective bargaining limitation on awarding equivalent teaching service." Eliminates requirement that student representative be present at all collective bargaining negotiations. Elim...
|HI||Vetoed 05/2002||P-12||Access of Auditor to Student or Other Records|
Establishes the office of the auditor as an authorized representative of the department of education and department of health, a state educational authority, or a state educational official, and as such, authorized to have access to any student or other record...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Information Sharing Between Schools and Law Enforcement Agencies|
Relates to data practices; regulates the dissemination of data between schools, law enforcement, and the juvenile justice system; requires public employees and officers to make prompt reports of certain unlawful actions; authorizes providing certain data to th...
|SC||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Falsified Transcripts or Diplomas|
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...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2002||Postsec.||Marketing Credit Cards to Students|
Requires the governing boards of institutions of higher education to propose rules to regulate the marketing practices used on campuses by credit card companies; provides for limited liability of parents or guardians....
|WV||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Student Social Security Numbers|
No public or private elementary or secondary school or college or university shall display any student's social security number to identify students for posting or public listing of grades, on class rosters or other lists provided to teachers, on student ident...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2002||P-12||Military Recruiters|
Requires school systems to allow military recruiters access to students and school facilities....
|SD||Signed into law 02/2002||P-12|
Requires school districts to provide the Board of Regents' office a mailing list of students in grades 7-12 by Nov. 1 each year. The list will be used to provide information to students and parents about post-high school and career planning. Schools are not re...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2002||P-12||Survey Limitations|
Allows school districts to administer certain surveys to students only after receiving written informed parental consent; requires consent if the information revealed relates to political affiliations, mental or psychological problems, sexual behavior and atti...
|IL||Signed into law 12/2001||P-12||Military Recruiting On School Campus|
Amends the School Code; provides that the access allowed official recruiting representatives of the armed forces of Illinois and the United States to a school campus applies only to a high school campus; allows these recruiting representatives to have access t...
|NC||Signed into law 12/2001||P-12||Student Information; suspensions for threats|
Prohibits persons contracting with the public schools from disclosing personally identifying information about students; authorizes suspensions for students who make certain false threats, perpetrate certain hoaxes or threaten an act of terrorism; makes emerge...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2001||P-12||Student Records for pre-school students|
Requires State-funded preschool or infant and toddler program to provide a child's records to a public school when the child transfers, as specified. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to advise local education agencies regarding related federal...
|RI||To governor 07/2001||P-12||Student Identification Numbers|
H.B. 5378, S.B. 124
This act would prohibit, commencing on July 1, 2005, public educational institutions from assigning a student an identification number which incorporates the students social security number and prohibits the display of four (4) or more consecutive numbers of a...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||Student Records System|
Defines an additional goal of the Children's Cabinet to develop a strategic plan to design and implement a single, secure, universal student identifier system that does not involve using a students Social Security number that will foster interagency communicat...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||Notification of Student Involvement with Juvenile Justice System|
Amends and reenacts Children's Code Article 412(H)(1)(a), relative to notice to schools when students are involved in the juvenile correction system; to clarify that transmission to schools of pertinent portions of predisposition reports affecting students who...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Appeals Processes|
Session Law Number 260., Clarifies the right to appeal to a local board of education and to require notice of the dismissal, demotion or suspension without pay of noncertified employees....
|DE||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Security of the Delaware Student Testing Program|
This Bill provides for the security of the Delaware Student Testing Program, including the data reporting process, and provides penalties for violations of security or the failure to comply with reporting requirements....
|LA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Exemptions for Student Information on Records|
Relates to public records laws; exempts public school students' names, addresses, and telephone numbers from such law; provides exceptions; provides for effectiveness; provides for related matters....
|NV||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Immunity From Civil Liability|
Provides for immunity from civil liability for school officials, teachers, pupils and parents who report certain threats of violence....
|OR||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Electronic Student Records|
Permits State Board of Education to adopt standards for Oregon electronic student records; allows approved educational institutions to participate in Oregon electronic student record program....
|IL||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Keeping Child Abuse Reports in Student Records|
Amends the Illinois School Records and Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act; provides that after completing an investigation of alleged child abuse the Child Protective Service Unit shall send a copy to the school that the child attends; provides that this...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Timeframe for Transfer of Student Records|
Requires the transfer of student education records within 10 days of receipt of a written request by an educational facility....
|NC||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Suspension/Expulsion Records|
Gives school superintendents flexibility regarding the expunction of records of a student's suspension or expulsion from school; requires expunction when the condition in the preceding sentence exists and the school superintendent determines that the record is...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Public School Accountability, Various Components|
Requires that records relating to student performance be coordinated and maintained in standardized, compatible formats that allow the exchange of information between K-12 and higher education and throughout student educational careers; school districts must e...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Disclosure of Student Information Related to Juvenile Justice System|
Authorizes school boards to adopt policies to provide for disclosing information about students to officials within the juvenile justice system....
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Student Surnames|
In each public school a student must be identified by the student's legal surname as that name appears:
(1) on the student's birth certificate or other document suitable as proof of the student's identity; or (2) in a court order changing the student's name....
|IN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Principals' Performance Evaluations|
Provides that a school principal's performance evaluation may not be based wholly on Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress (ISTEP) scores of students in the principal's school, but the scores may be used as one factor in the evaluation; authorizes...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12|
|Use of Student Information for Commercial Purposes|
Prohibits the Maryland Higher Education Commission and certain persons, organizations or community colleges from commercial disclosures of information obtained from the inspection of records of public school pupils; requires the custodian of records to provide...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Sharing of Student Records Related To Arrests|
Authorizes a local superintendent with information on a child who has been arrested for certain offenses to provide said information to the local superintendent of a school system in the event of a transfer in certain cases; requires a local superintendent who...
|NH||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12|
|Falsifying Academic Credentials|
Creates the class A misdemeanor of false academic documentation....
|WA||Signed into law 04/2001||Postsec.||Student Identifiers|
Relates to identification of students, staff and faculty at institutions of higher education; provides such institutions shall develop a system of personal identifiers for all students, staff and faculty which does not use Social Security numbers; provides suc...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Student Educational Records|
Relates to educational records; provides that if the governing board of a school district permits the release of directory information relating to pupils or permits access to school buildings, school grounds or other school property to persons who inform pupil...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||The use of Internet Filters|
Requires public schools and public libraries to install internet filters or purchase internet connectivity from a provider that provides filter services to limit access to material that is harmful to minors....
|ND||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Juvenile Records|
Relates to records of a school law enforcement unit; relates to court and law enforcement records of a juvenile....
|MN||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Notification of Student's Possession of Drug Paraphernalia|
Requires notification to schools by law enforcement when a student within their jurisidiction is found in possession of drug paraphernalia....
|AZ||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Special Ed. Students Rights|
Relates to special education; permits adult disabled pupils to execute a delegation of rights regarding their education....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Students Testifying in Teacher's Dismissals|
Allows students to testify in private in hearings under the teacher fair dismissal act....
|AR||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Parental Notification for Students involved with the Police|
Mandates parental notification of students reported to, interviewed by or taken into custody by law enforcement personnel....
|VA||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Access to Students|
Requires any school board that provides access to a high school's student body or other contact with its students during a school or school division-sponsored activity to persons or groups for occupational, professional or educational recruitment to provide eq...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Notification of Student Violence|
Provides notice to schools if a student commits a crime of violence....
|VA||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Notification of Juvenile Crimes|
Specifies that the chief law enforcement officer of a jurisdiction may disclose to school officials that a juvenile is a suspect in or has been charged with a violent juvenile felony, a crime involving arson or bombs, a crime involving drugs or drug parapherna...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Repealing the ban on pagers|
Repeals the law which makes it unlawful for a student to possess an electronic paging device, beeper, or similar communication device while on school property....
|NJ||Conditional veto by governor 12/2000||P-12||Student Surveys|
*****Returned to ASSEMBLY., provides that prior to a school district administering certain academic or nonacademic surveys, assessments, analyses, evaluations or comprehensive guidance or counseling values clarifications programs to its students it must first ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Illegal Taping of Conversations|
Prohibits evidence obtained as a result of eavesdropping upon or recording a communication in a classroom in violation of that provision of law from being viewed, listened to, or relied upon by school officials or used in any judicial, administrative, or legis...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||Students Right to Request Hearing|
Extends to 4 schooldays the time that the pupil or his or her parents are granted to request a public hearing. Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop standards for the coordination of data on the number of pupil suspensions and expulsions...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12|
|Social Security Numbers|
Use of student social security numbers restricted. No public or private elementary or secondary school or college as defined in section two of this article shall display any student's social security number
to identify such student for posting or public l...
|NY||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Project SAVE|
Relates to project SAVE (Save Safe Schools Against Violence in Education); relates to students and student discipline; relates to improving school safety; relates to directing courts to provide schools with notification of criminal and juvenile delinquency adj...
|SC||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Juvenile Records|
Relates to the maintenance, release, and confidentiality of juvenile records pursuant to the juvenile justice code; authorizes release of information among the Department of Juvenile Justice, solicitor's offices, the attorney general and other law enforcement ...
|TN||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Student Names|
Requires student to be enrolled in school under name that appears on certificate of birth and to use that throughout school career....
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Student Records|
Relates to public records; provides access to student records by school readiness coalitions and the Florida Partnership for School Readiness; provides an exemption from public-records requirements for records of children in subsidized child-care programs and...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Changing the Rules for School Discipline|
Revises the definition of suspension; revises data used to determine school's performance grade category; revises information required to be included in student code of conduct; specifies types of drills and emergencies for which district school boards are req...
|FL||Vetoed 06/2000||P-12||Changes in High School Grading Practices|
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....
|CO||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Safe Schools|
Centers on a conduct and discipline code with identified violations to result in actions taken. Forms the basis for annual reporting to local board and state department. Addresses juvenile delinquency records of students and "pertinent performance record or ...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Release of Student Education Records|
A school district shall not release the education records of a student to any person, agency or organization without the prior written consent of the parent or legal guardian of the student except as otherwise permitted in 20 U.S.C. SEC. 1232G (B)...
|WI||Vetoed 05/2000||P-12||Disclosure of Pupil Records|
Relates to disclosure of pupil records by the department of public instruction; conforms an exception to federal law; allows DPI to disclose information to U.S. Comptroller General or U.S. Secretary of Education or appropriate state agencies; allows DPI to cha...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Records Sharing|
Urges the Department of Education to prepare and provide to all public schools guides to legally permissible practices for disclosure and sharing of student disciplinary information among educators....
|MN||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Records Sharing|
, Relates to crime; authorizes certain behavioral data on students to be disclosed to the juvenile justice system; provides for data sharing between probation officers and school officials for juveniles on probation; provides that when a juvenile has been adju...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Disclosure of Records|
Authorizes school districts to request disciplinary and nondirectory educational records from districts in which a student was formerly enrolled to ascertain safety issues with incoming students and ensure full disclosure when a student is in the process of en...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2000||Postsec.|
Relates to disclosure by a postsecondary education institution of information to the parent or guardian of a student; relates to personal information regarding a violation of a law or institutional rule governing the use or possession of alcohol or a controlle...
|MI||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Student Records|
Public Act 88., Relates to education; prohibits the release of student education records and teacher addresses and telephone numbers under certain circumstances; provides an exemption to the Freedom of Information Act; relates to the Family Educational Rights ...
|MI||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||School Locker Searches|
Public Act 87; Relates to elementary and secondary education; provides for policies on school locker searches....
|ME||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Legal Action|
(LD 1620)Allows any person who was a student at the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf between 1974 and 1998 to bring an action against the school notwithstanding any provision of the law limiting the time period for which an action may be commenced or concer...
|LA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Testing|
Exempts certain testing instruments, test answers, and individual student test scores from the public records laws....
|CO||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Student Records|
Concerning the exchange of information related to children; authorizes an exchange of information between schools and law enforcement agencies; allows any criminal justice agency or assessment center for children in the state to release any information or reco...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12|
|Use of Social Security Numbers|
Prohibits public institutions of higher education, public schools, or the State from printing or having printed a Social Security number on any type of identification card; prohibits the Motor Vehicle Administration from using, including or encoding a Social S...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Student Involvement in Politics|
Requires, no later than 8/1/2001, local school boards to develop and implement policies to ensure that public school students are not required to convey or deliver any materials that advocate the election or defeat or any candidate for elective office, advocat...
|ME||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Transfer of Student Records|
Public Law No. 595, (LD 1933); Allows a juvenile's school to disseminate information about the juvenile to the court and a criminal justice agency under certain conditions; provides that information remains confidential and may not be further disseminated....
|WA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Notification of Student Offenses|
Requires that schools be notified of firearm violations by students; states whenever a minor enrolled in any common school is convicted in adult criminal court, or adjudicated or entered into a diversion agreement with the juvenile court on a sex offense, inha...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Drug Testing|
Permits local school boards to require as a condition for re-enrollment or continued enrollment in public school, that students who have been convicted or adjudicated delinquent of drug-related offenses submit to drug testing; provides that Board of Education ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Student Searches|
Directs school boards to adopt regulations governing student searches; requires regulations be consistent with relevant state and federal law....
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Disclosure of Ethnicity|
Requires school board employees administering tests or other assessment instrument to disclose to the public school students being tested that such students are not required to respond to any inquiry regarding their race or ethnicity on any such test or instru...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Student Searches|
Directs school boards to adopt regulations governing student searches; requires regulations be consistent with relevant state and federal law....
|WA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Student Fund-Raisers|
Declares an intent to allow students to broaden the types of fund-raisers that they may conduct for charitable purposes in their private non-associated student body capacities, and ensure that these funds will be separate from student body funds to avoid const...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Reporting by Law Enforcement|
Allows law enforcement agencies to report certain violations of law and threats made by a student....
|KY||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Paging Devices|
Requires a local board of education to develop a policy regarding the possession and use of personal telecommunications devices by a student on school property or at a school-related activity; deletes language prohibiting the possession and use of a paging dev...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2000||P-12||Drug Testing for Certain Juveniles|
Requires juveniles found delinquent and adults found guilty for a first drug offense be subject to periodic substance abuse testing, drug treatment and education; mandates six months extra time on a felony sentence if the mandatory drug assessment indicates a ...