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From the ECS State Policy Database
Students--Records/Rights


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

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State Status/Date Level Summary
TNSigned into lawP-12Student Data
H.B. 1549
Establishes that data collected from the use of or testing under educational standards adopted by the state board shall be used for the sole purpose of tracking the academic progress and needs of students. Prohibits personally identifiable data on students or ...

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RISigned into law 07/2014P-12Social Media Privacy Policy for Students and Employees)
H.B. 7124
Establishes a social media privacy policy for students and employees. Defines social media, prohibits requiring passwords to be disclosed or contacts to be shared. In addition, the act would limit the use of student data and information obtained by certain clo...

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NCSigned into law 07/2014P-12Student Records Privacy
S.B. 815
Creates a new section of law about student data privacy and security. Requires the state board of education to: create and make publicly available an index of data elements and definitions of student data fields, including personally identifiable student data ...

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ILTo governor 06/2014P-12Children's Personal Information
H.B. 671
Amends the Children's Privacy Protection and Parental Empowerment Act.Provides that the prohibition on sale or purchase of children's personal information without parental consent does not apply when made under a criminal or civil investigation that is otherw...

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LASigned into law 06/2014P-12
Postsec.
Student Data Privacy
H.B. 1076
Defines "personally identifiable information". Prohibits collection of specified student data. Prohibits school officials from sharing personally identifiable student information to any school board member or any other person or public or private entity, excep...

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LASigned into law 06/2014P-12Transfer of Personally Identifiable Student Information
H.B. 1283
By January 1, 2015, requires the department of education and each local education agency (LEA) that has a website to post information on its website about the transfer of personally identifiable student information. Specifies the information to be included. Re...

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LASigned into law 06/2014P-12Parents' Bill of Rights for Public Schools
S.B. 312
Enacts the Parents' Bill of Rights for Public Schools. Provides parents have the right to examine their child's textbooks, curriculum, and supplemental materials; inspect their child's school records; and receive certain notifications regarding medical service...

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CTSigned into law 06/2014P-12Expunging Student Expulsion Records
S.B. 477
From the bill analysis: This bill makes various changes in current law regarding erasure of student expulsion records. By law, a student's cumulative educational records must include notice of any expulsion and the behavior that caused it.

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COSigned into law 06/2014P-12Student Data Privacy Act
H.B. 1294
Requires the state board of education to publish an inventory and dictionary or index of the individual student-level data currently in the student data system that is required to be reported by state and federal education mandates and any student data propose...

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CTSigned into law 06/2014P-12Foster Youth Educational Records
S.B. 45
Requires the superintendent of a school district that is providing education to a child or youth who is committed to the Department of Children and Families' custody to provide the department, a foster parent, and the attorney for the child or youth, a descrip...

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NHSigned into law 05/2014P-12Collection and Disclosure of Student Data
H.B. 1587
Requires the department of education to create, maintain, and make publically available an annually updated index of data elements containing definitions of individual student personally identifiable data fields currently in the statewide longitudinal data sys...

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NHTo governor 05/2014P-12
Postsec.
Information Release to Military Recruiters
H.B. 1321
Requires all public high schools and colleges and private high schools and colleges that receive state funds to allow military recruiters the same recruitment opportunities as nonmilitary recruiters. Allows parents to choose to not have their child's contact i...

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MOTo governor 05/2014P-12Student Data
H.B. 1490
Requires that the state board of education promulgate a rule relating to student data accessibility, transparency, and accountability relating to the statewide longitudinal data system.
http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills141/biltxt/truly/HB1490T.htm...

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KSSigned into law 05/2014P-12
Postsec.
Student Data Privacy Act
S.B. 367
Creates the student data privacy act. Allows education agencies to disclose student data to certain individuals or agencies including parents, education agency employees, other agencies if there is a data-sharing agreement between the two, and others. Outlines...

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FLSigned into law 05/2014P-12Open Government Sunset Review Act/K-12 Education Records
S.B. 648
Saves an exemption from public records requirements for K-12 education records from repeal under the Open Government Sunset Review Act. http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Documents/loaddoc.aspx?FileName=_s0648er.DOCX&DocumentType=Bill&BillNumber=0648&Sessi...

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FLSigned into law 05/2014P-12
Postsec.
Open Government Sunset Review Act/Active Investigations of Allegations of Testing Impropriety
S.B. 656
Saves an exemption from public records requirements for certain information held by the department of education during active investigations of allegations of testing impropriety from repeal under the Open Government Sunset Review Act. http://www.myfloridahous...

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FLSigned into law 05/2014P-12
Postsec.
Education Data Privacy
S.B. 188
Provides for annual notice to K-12 students and parents of rights relating to education records. Revises provisions relating to remedy in circuit court with respect to education records and reports of students and parents. Prohibits an agency or institution fr...

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VASigned into law 05/2014P-12Diabetic Student Rights
H.B. 134/S.B. 532
Requires local districts to permit a diabetic student to carry and use supplies to treat glucose levels and to self-check glucose levels while on school property, on a school bus and at school-sponsored activities. Requires the department to review and update ...

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

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KYSigned into law 04/2014P-12Cloud Computing Service Providers and Data Privacy
H.B. 232
Defines "cloud computing service provider" as any person other than a public or private K-12 educational institution or administrative unit that operates a cloud computing service. Prohibits a cloud computing service provider from processing student data for a...

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VASigned into law 04/2014Postsec.Students' Personal Information
S.B. 242
Prohibits public institutions of higher education from selling students' personal information, including names, addresses, phone numbers, and email address, to any person.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?141+ful+SB242ER+pdf...

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TNSigned into law 04/2014P-12Transferring Student Records
S.B. 1786
Requires an LEA in which a student is transferring to another school to send the student's records, including disciplinary records, to the school to which the student transfers; requires an LEA from which a student is transferring to another LEA to send the s...

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WVSigned into law 04/2014P-12Student Data Accessability, Transparency and Accountability Act
H.B. 4316
Adds a new section, designated 18-2-5h, relating to creating the student data accessability, transparency and accountability act; provides definitions; state, district and school responsibilities for data inventory; provides for data governance officer and res...

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UTSigned into law 04/2014P-12Parental Rights and Accountability in Public Education
S.B. 122
Defines "reasonably accommodate". Provides that the parent is primarily responsible for a student's education, and the state is in a secondary and supportive role to the parent. Provides that as such, the parent has a right to reasonable accommodations from th...

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UTSigned into law 03/2014P-12Suicide Prevention
H.B. 23
Extends certain student privacy provisions to charter schools, along with requirement that staff be trained in these provisions. Provides an exception to these privacy provisions for public and private school students if a school employee, agent, or school res...

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UTSigned into law 03/2014P-12Public Information Portal
S.B. 70
Directs the Utah Transparency Advisory Board to (1) analyze ways to improve the information on the Utah Public Finance Website so the information is more relevant to citizens, including through the use of infographics that provide more context to the data, and...

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INSigned into law 03/2014P-12
Postsec.
Student Training Cooperative Arrangements and Student Workforce Data
H.B. 1003
Allows school corporations (districts) and charter schools to receive grants to support cooperative arrangements with businesses for training students in high wage, high demand jobs that require industry certification. Establishes a tax credit for businesses t...

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INSigned into law 03/2014P-12Student Mental Health Records
H.B. 1204
Requires health care providers to give certain mental health information to a school if a student's parent or guardian has signed a certain authorization form. Requires school leaders to keep the information private and to sign a confidentiality waiver. Prohib...

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IDSigned into law 03/2014P-12Student Data Privacy and Protection
S.B. 1372
Requires the State Board of Education to: (1) create, publish and make publicly available a data inventory and dictionary or index of data elements with definitions of individual student data fields currently in the student data system including: any individua...

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SDSigned into law 03/2014P-12Student Record Privacy
S.B. 63
Prohibits the Department of Education from collecting information that is not necessary for the calculation of funding for public education, the determination of student academic progress, state and federal reporting requirements, or other duties prescribed to...

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WYSigned into law 03/2014P-12Release of Withdrawn Student Information to the National Guard Youth Challenge Program
H.B. 104
Allowing students who withdraw from school prior to age 18 to sign a waiver allowing the school to forward his/her information to the National Guard youth challenge program for recruiting purposes. Restricting the National Guard to using this information for r...

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WYSigned into law 03/2014P-12Student Data Security Plan
S.F. 79
Requires the department of education to have a data security plan for education data. Requires the plan to include guildelines for authorizing access to student data, security policies about safeguards, compliance with FERPA, prohibition of sale of data, among...

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INSigned into law 03/2014P-12Students from Active Duty Military Families
H.B. 1319
Requires the education department to assign unique identifiers for students whose parents are active duty members of the armed forces.
http://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/2/4/5/22454a68/HB1319.05.ENRH.pdf...

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INSigned into law 03/2014P-12PSAT Scores on Transcripts
H.B. 1319
Requires districts to include the latest PSAT test results on a student's high school transcript.
http://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/2/4/5/22454a68/HB1319.05.ENRH.pdf...

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MSSigned into law 03/2014P-12Digital Storage for Inactive Student Records
S.B. 2571
Section 3. Allows inactive student permanent records to be stored digitally.
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2014/pdf/SB/2500-2599/SB2571SG.pdf...

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VASigned into law 03/2014P-12Student Information Release
H.B. 449
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...

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CASigned into law 10/2013P-12Pupil Records
A.B. 1068
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...

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FLIssued 09/2013P-12Florida 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...

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CAPassed 09/2013P-12Student and Youth Bill of Rights
A.C.R. 30
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2013P-12
Postsec.
Privacy of Student Social Networking Account Information
H.B. 64
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...

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CASigned into law 08/2013P-12Access to Student Records
A.B. 643
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...

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OHSigned into law 07/2013P-12Student Records
H.B. 14
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...

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NCSigned into law 07/2013P-12Study of Grade Point Average Calculations
S.B. 402
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...

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AZSigned into law 06/2013P-12District Violations of FERPA
S.B. 1450
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 ...

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AZSigned into law 06/2013P-12Student Records
S.B. 1447
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...

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TXSigned into law 06/2013P-12District Trustee Member Access to Records
H.B. 628
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...

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LAPassed 06/2013P-12Compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
H.R. 176
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...

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MTSigned into law 05/2013P-12School Safety, Disaster Drills
S.B. 348
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...

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WASigned into law 04/2013Postsec.Regarding access to K-12 campuses for occupational or educational information.
S.B. 5114
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...

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INSigned into law 04/2013P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Electronic Transcripts
H.B. 1341
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...

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NDSigned into law 04/2013P-12Release of Juvenile Records to Schools
S.B. 2320
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.
http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-201...

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KYSigned into law 03/2013P-12Preservation of Digital, Video, and Audio Recordings by Schools
S.B. 56
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...

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CAVetoed 09/2012P-12Transmitting Charter School Pupil Data to District That Is Chartering Authority
A.B. 1919
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 ...

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CASigned into law 09/2012P-12Enrollment/Readmission of Student with Previous Contact with Juvenile Justice System
S.B. 1088
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...

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CASigned into law 09/2012P-12Transfer of Student Records
A.B. 1799
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...

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CASigned into law 09/2012P-12Confidentiality of Pupil Records
A.B. 733
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_...

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CAVetoed 09/2012P-12Privacy of Pupil Records: Standardized Test Scores and Grades
A.B. 1166
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2012P-12Students' Criminal Records and Information about Current Police Investigations
H.B. 5602
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...

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DESigned into law 07/2012Postsec.Higher Education Privacy Act
H.B. 309
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...

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PASigned into law 07/2012P-12Military 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...

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NHSigned into law 06/2012P-12Access to Information
H.B. 1139
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.
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/legislation/2012/HB1139.html...

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COSigned into law 06/2012P-12Parental Consent For Surveys In K-12 Schools
S.B. 36
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 ...

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MSSigned into law 05/2012P-12Authorize Recording of IEP meetings
H.B. 1405
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...

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NHSigned into law 05/2012Postsec.Freedom of Association Protection
H.B. 1417
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.
http://www.gencourt.state.nh....

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TNSigned into law 04/2012P-12First Amendment Rights
H.B. 3266
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.
http://www.capitol.tn.gov/Bills/107/Bill/HB3266.pdf...

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VASigned into law 04/2012P-12School Records; Self-authentication
H.B. 424
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...

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VASigned into law 04/2012P-12Standardized Parental Consent Form for the Release of Student Data
H.B. 1189
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...

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VASigned into law 03/2012Postsec.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...

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VASigned into law 03/2012Postsec.Disclosure of Health and Criminal History Records to Private Nonprofit Institutions of Higher Education
H.B. 1152
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...

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VASigned into law 03/2012Postsec.Postsecondary Student Records; Mental Health
S.B. 375
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...

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INSigned into law 03/2012P-12Nonpublic to Public Student Records Transfer, Charter Start-up Grants
H.B. 1189
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 ...

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CASigned into law 10/2011Community CollegeCommunity College E-Transcript Program
A.B. 1056
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...

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CASigned into law 10/2011P-12Student Records
A.B. 143
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...

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CASigned into law 09/2011Postsec.Records Maintained by Auxiliary Organization or UC Campus Foundation
S.B. 8
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)...

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MESigned into law 06/2011P-12Prevents the Disclosure of Student Social Security Numbers
H.P. 399
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...

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NCSigned into law 06/2011P-12Safe Students Act
H.B. 744
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...

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PASigned into law 06/2011P-12Multiple Sections -- Data Collection
H.B. 1352
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.
http://www.legis.state.pa.us/...

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TXSigned into law 05/2011Postsec.Public Disclosure Laws
S.B. 1327
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 ...

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ORSigned into law 05/2011P-12Student Records
H.B. 2029
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.
http://www.leg.state.or.us/11reg/measpdf/hb2000.dir/hb2029...

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AZSigned into law 04/2011Postsec.
Community College
Religious Discrimation
H.B. 2565
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...

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AZSigned into law 04/2011P-12Student Records
H.B. 2587
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...

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UTSigned into law 03/2011P-12Confidentiality of Student Records and Student Information
H.B. 145
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...

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CASigned into law 03/2011Community CollegeAccess 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...

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VASigned into law 03/2011P-12Electronic Records and Signatures
H.B. 2243
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...

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NDSigned into law 03/2011P-12
Postsec.
Student names and addresses - Authorized disclosure
S.B. 2278
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...

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IDSigned into law 03/2011P-12Proof of Illness
H.B. 51
Amends existing law relating to education to eliminate language relating to regulations for proof of illness.
http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/legislation/2011/H0051.pdf...

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MTSigned into law 03/2011P-12Student Records Transfer
H.B. 208
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...

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CAVetoed 09/2010P-12
Postsec.
Postsecondary Auxiliary Organizations and California Public Records Act
S.B. 330
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...

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ILSigned into law 07/2010Postsec.Student Data and Postsecondary Service Providers
S.B. 1332
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...

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CASigned into law 07/2010P-12California Interscholastic Federation and the California Public Records Act
A.B. 352
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...

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TNSigned into law 06/2010P-12Random Drug Testing
S.B. 2621
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 ...

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FLSigned into law 06/2010P-12First Amendment Protection
H.B. 31
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...

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FLSigned into law 06/2010P-12Cooperation Between Schools and Juvenile Authorities
S.B. 1058
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...

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MDSigned into law 04/2010P-12Release of Student Information to Military Recruiters
H.B. 176
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...

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MDSigned into law 04/2010P-12Individualized Education Program - Required Notice
H.B. 269
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...

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MDSigned into law 04/2010Postsec.Expands Eligibility for the Privileges Against Compelled Disclosure
H.B. 257
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...

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TNSigned into law 03/2010Postsec.Liability for Breach of Confidentiality
S.B. 2793
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...

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ALSigned into law 02/2010P-12Alabama Educator Code of Ethics
S.J.R. 9
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 ...

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ILSigned into law 02/2010P-12
Postsec.
Discrimination
H.B. 59
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...

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RISigned into law 01/2010P-12Radio Frequency Identification Devices
H.B. 6059
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...

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ILSigned into law 11/2009P-12
Postsec.
Civil Rights
H.B. 2547
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 ...

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CAVetoed 10/2009P-12Access to Student Records
A.B. 261
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...

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CAVetoed 10/2009P-12Immigration Agents, Immigration Status and Care for Neglected Pupils
A.B. 132
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...

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ILVetoed 08/2009Postsec.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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2009P-12Confidentiality of Information
S.B. 1508
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2009Postsec.Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009
H.B. 2352
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...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12Timely 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...

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OHSigned into law 07/2009P-12Assignment 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...

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ALAdopted 07/2009P-12Alabama Educator Code of Ethics
290-4-1
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...

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WISigned into law 06/2009P-12Milwaukee Parental Choice Program
A.B. 75
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...

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FLSigned into law 06/2009P-12
Postsec.
Public Records Requirements
H.B. 7119
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...

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ORSigned into law 06/2009P-12Student Records
S.B. 512
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...

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TXSigned into law 06/2009Postsec.Tuition Set-Asides for Financial Aid
S.B. 1304
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...

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TXSigned into law 06/2009P-12Disclosure of Child Misdemeanor Information
S.B. 1056
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...

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LASigned into law 06/2009P-12Student Records and Suspension/Expulsion
H.B. 545
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...

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FLSigned into law 05/2009P-12Exemption From Public Records Law for Information Identifying a Child in a Government-sponsored Recreation Program
H.B. 7019
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...

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OKSigned into law 05/2009Postsec.Agents May Not Contact Student Athletes
H.B. 1095
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...

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MNSigned into law 05/2009P-12Access to Student Records
H.F. 2
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...

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UTAdopted 05/2009P-12
Postsec.
E-Transcript and Record Exchange
R277-484
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...

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TNSigned into law 05/2009P-12Notice to Schools Clarified/Broadened
S.B. 680
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).
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VASigned into law 03/2009P-12School Records in Custody Cases
H.B. 2406
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...

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MSSigned into law 03/2009P-12Student Records
S.B. 2313
Relates to student records; authorizes storage of permanent records by school districts in any acceptable form of medium.
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2009/pdf/SB/2300-2399/SB2313SG.pdf...

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VASigned into law 02/2009Postsec.
Community College
Virginia College Savings Plan
H.B. 2549
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...

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ILSigned into law 12/2008P-12Truancy
S.B. 2743
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...

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CAVetoed 09/2008P-12student records
A.B. 2630
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.
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CAVetoed 09/2008P-12
Postsec.
Student records
A.B. 2994
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2008P-12Assorted Amendments to the School Code
S.B. 2482
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...

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CASigned into law 07/2008P-12
Postsec.
Student records
S.B. 1696
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...

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LASigned into law 06/2008Postsec.
Community College
Student Immunization Reports
H.B. 187
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...

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TNSigned into law 06/2008Postsec.Notification of Disciplinary Violations
S.B. 4108
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...

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MOSigned into law 06/2008P-12Student records
H.B. 2041
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 ...

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LASigned into law 06/2008P-12Relations between Students and School Employees
H.B. 574
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...

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OHSigned into law 06/2008P-12Records of Students Identified as Missing Children
H.B. 181
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...

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LASigned into law 06/2008P-12Immunization Compliance Reports
H.B. 184
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...

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TNSigned into law 05/2008P-12School Notification Required
H.B. 2719
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.
http://www.legislature.stat...

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MNVetoed 05/2008P-12Omnibus Education Policy Bill
S.B. 3001
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 ...

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TNSigned into law 05/2008Postsec.Restricts Credit Card Solicitations
H.B. 3393
Adds a new section of law that restricts credit card and other credit solicitations to college students while on campus.
http://www.legislature.state.tn.us/bills/currentga/BILL/HB3393.pdf...

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MDSigned into law 04/2008P-12Military Recruitment and Student Rights
S.B. 428
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, ...

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KYSigned into law 04/2008P-12School Safety
H.B. 91
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 ...

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TNSigned into law 04/2008Postsec.Satisfaction of Debts Prior to Grade Reports
S.B. 4046
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...

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AZSigned into law 04/2008P-12Student records
S.B. 1218
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...

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MSSigned into law 03/2008P-12Evidence of Date of Birth
S.B. 2885
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.
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2008/pdf/SB/2800-2899/SB2885SG.pdf...

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VASigned into law 03/2008Postsec.Mental Health Records
S.B. 636
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 ...

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ILAdopted 03/2008P-12Special 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...

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UTSigned into law 03/2008Postsec.Contact Information for Staff Associated with Animal Research
S.B. 113
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 ...

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SDSigned into law 03/2008P-12Student Records/Rights
H.B. 1090
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...

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ORSigned into law 03/2008P-12Records-Sharing for Safety Purposes
S.B. 1092A
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...

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VASigned into law 03/2008Postsec.Students' Educational Records
H.B. 1058
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 ...

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UTAdopted 01/2008P-12Educator Standards
R277-515
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...

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LAAdopted 12/2007P-12School Health Forms
LAC 28:CXV.1145
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...

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CASigned into law 10/2007P-12Student records/rights
A.B. 1168
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...

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CASigned into law 10/2007Postsec.voter registration
S.B. 854
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2007Postsec.
Community College
College Campus Press Act
S.B. 729
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2007P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Unique Student Identifier System
H.B. 574
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2007P-12Missing Children Records
H.B. 250
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2007P-12Health Data Task Force
S.B. 547
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 ...

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ILSigned into law 08/2007P-12Electronic Recordings in School Buses
S.B. 665
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2007P-12Transfer of Rights to Special Education Student
S.B. 396
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 ...

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NCSigned into law 08/2007Postsec.
Community College
Public Records and Privacy
S.B. 1023
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.
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ILSigned into law 08/2007P-12Biometric Information
S.B. 1702
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...

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ORSigned into law 07/2007P-12
Postsec.
Free Speech, Free Press
H.B. 3279
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...

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CTSigned into law 06/2007P-12Restraint and Seclusion of Students
S.B. 977
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...

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FLSigned into law 06/2007P-12Drug Testing for School Athletes
H.B. 463
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...

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OKSigned into law 06/2007P-12Rights of Student Victims
H.B. 1051
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...

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ORSigned into law 06/2007P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Discrimination
H.B. 2906
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...

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TXSigned into law 06/2007P-12Students May Not Be Named
H.B. 3659
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...

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TNSigned into law 05/2007P-12Potentially Dangerous Students
H.B. 665
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 ...

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TNSigned into law 05/2007P-12Notice to Schools of Student Offenses
H.B. 594
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...

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TNSigned into law 05/2007P-12Notification 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...

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OKSigned into law 05/2007Postsec.Consumer Credit Marketing
S.B. 496
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...

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MDSigned into law 05/2007P-12Student Record Confidentiality in Harassment Cases
H.B. 383
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.
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MNSigned into law 05/2007P-12Student Education Records
H.F. 2245 [Education Records]
Amends laws concerning student education records.
http://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/bin/bldbill.php?bill=H2245.2.html&session=ls85...

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MNSigned into law 05/2007P-12Charter 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.
http://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/bin/bldb...

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INSigned into law 04/2007P-12Student Interrogation and Convictions
H.B. 1382
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...

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KYSigned into law 04/2007P-12Student Record Transfer
H.B. 145
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...

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ARSigned into law 04/2007P-12transmission 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...

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ARSigned into law 03/2007P-12Data availability and student records
H.B. 2268
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...

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UTSigned into law 03/2007P-12Transfer Time of Student Records
H.B. 310
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...

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VASigned into law 02/2007P-12Disclosing 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...

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VASigned into law 02/2007P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Including Birth Certificates with Student Records
H.B. 2893
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...

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VASigned into law 02/2007P-12Information Disclosure
H.B. 2631
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...

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LAAdopted 02/2007P-12Statewide 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;
2. Geometry;
3. English I;
4. English II;
5. Biology;
6. American History;
7. Civi...

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OHSigned into law 12/2006P-12Access 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...

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UTAdopted 11/2006P-12Per Pupil Funding & Attendance/Completion Recordkeeping
R277-419
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...

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CAVetoed 09/2006P-12Student Records - Emergency Info. and Military Recruiters
A.B. 1778
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...

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CASigned into law 08/2006Postsec.Student Freedom of Speech Rights
A.B. 2581
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...

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MDAdopted 07/2006P-12Student 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...

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IASigned into law 06/2006P-12Plan 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...

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IASigned into law 06/2006P-12Homeschooling 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...

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VTSigned into law 05/2006P-12Student and Parent Awareness
H.B. 538
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...

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MESigned into law 04/2006Postsec.
Community College
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...

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COSigned into law 04/2006P-12
Postsec.
Student Identifier Numbers
S.B. 24
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...

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MASigned into law 04/2006P-12Student Report Cards to Parents
S.B. 2206
Describes the requirements for providing student records to parents and the information that must be included academic and other indicators.
http://www.mass.gov/legis/bills/senate/st02/st02206.htm...

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VASigned into law 03/2006P-12Disclosure 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...

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VASigned into law 03/2006P-12Certain Survey Components Prohibited
H.B. 1242
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...

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VASigned into law 03/2006P-12Electronic Storage of Student Records
H.B. 20
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.)
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe...

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VASigned into law 03/2006P-12Student Records Sharing
H.B. 1279
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...

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VASigned into law 02/2006P-12Disclosure of Delinquency
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, upon registration of a student, information concerning certain criminal convictions or delinquency adjudications; provides that the re...

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CASigned into law 10/2005P-12High School Athletes and Use of Steroids
S.B. 37
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. ...

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CASigned into law 09/2005P-12Athletes' Bill of Rights
H.B. 322
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...

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MAEmergency Rule Adoption 08/2005P-12Student 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)...

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ILSigned into law 07/2005P-12Social Security Numbers
S.B. 445
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.
http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/f...

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MNSigned into law 07/2005P-12Psychotropic 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...

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ORSigned into law 07/2005P-12Refusal to Dissect Animals
S.B. 383
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...

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TNSigned into law 06/2005Postsec.Release of Information
S.B. 98
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...

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FLSigned into law 06/2005Postsec.
Community College
Florida College Savings Program
H.B. 1729
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...

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OKSigned into law 05/2005P-12Student Records
S.B. 569
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...

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TXSigned into law 05/2005P-12Transfer of Student Records
H.B. 25
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...

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FLSigned into law 05/2005P-12Records of Children in Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program
H.B. 1695
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...

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GASigned into law 05/2005Postsec.Education Degree Programs
H.B. 553
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...

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AZVetoed 04/2005P-12Privacy in Schools
S.B. 1270
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...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005P-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.

Allows a...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005Postsec.
Community College
Student Criminal History Background Check
H.B. 2595
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...

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ARSigned into law 04/2005P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Electronic Student Transcripts
H.B. 2488
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...

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WASigned into law 04/2005Postsec.
Community College
Marketing or Merchandising of Credit Cards to Students
S.B. 5506
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...

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MESigned into law 03/2005P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Civil Rights Protection
S.P. 413
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.

http://janus.state.me.us/legis/Law...

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UTVetoed 03/2005P-12Medical Recommendations for Children
H.B. 42
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...

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SDSigned into law 03/2005P-12Interscholastic Student Activities
H.B. 1093
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 ...

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ARSigned into law 02/2005P-12Student Identity Protection Act
H.B. 1106
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...

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NMRule Adoption 02/2005P-12Examination 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)...

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SDSigned into law 02/2005P-12Electronic School Records
H.B. 1081
Allows a school district to maintain permanent school records electronically rather than on microfilm.http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2005/bills/HB1081enr.pdf...

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NYSigned into law 01/2005P-12School Records Review
S.B. 6818
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....

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NMRule Adoption 12/2004P-12Public School Administration/Accountability/Standards
NMAC 6.19.5
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...

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NJTo governor 12/2004Postsec.Display of Student Social Security Number
A.B. 1205
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...

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NYSigned into law 11/2004P-12Direct Merchandising of Credit Cards to Students
S.B. 510
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.

http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?bn=S00510&sh=t...

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NYSigned into law 11/2004P-12Direct Merchandising of Credit Cards
S.B. 7663
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...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12Equity in Athletics Bill of Rights
A.B. 2240
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...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12Pupils: Interrogation
A.B. 1012
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 ...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12Charter Schools and Student Discipline/Attendance
A.B. 1860
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...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Pupil Health: Self-Administration of Medication
S.B. 1912
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...

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CASigned into law 09/2004P-12Pupil Health: Self-Administration of Medications
A.B. 2132
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. ...

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CAVetoed 09/2004P-12Pupils: Drug and Alcohol Testing
S.B. 1386
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...

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NMRule Adoption 08/2004P-12Disciplinary Records
NMAC 6.30.2.1, .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...

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CASigned into law 08/2004P-12Pupil Records
A.B. 1636
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...

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CASigned into law 08/2004P-12Pupil Assessment and Student Records
S.B. 1448
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...

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DESigned into law 07/2004P-12Student Grades and Teacher Evaluations
H.B. 126
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...

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PASigned into law 07/2004Postsec.College Campus Credit Card Marketing
S.B. 157
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 ...

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AKSigned into law 06/2004Postsec.University Student Practicum: Liability and Wages
H.B. 539
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...

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DESigned into law 06/2004P-12Student Records
H.B. 391
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 ...

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OHSigned into law 06/2004P-12Child Released from Custody
H.B. 106
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...

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RIBecame law without GOVERNOR'S signature. 06/2004P-12Educational Bill Of Rights
H.B. 7476
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....

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MDSigned into law 05/2004P-12Searches of Students
H.B. 130
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....

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MDSigned into law 05/2004Postsec.State Digital Library
H.B. 1167
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...

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KYSigned into law 04/2004P-12Notification of Principals
S.B. 52
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...

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WISigned into law 04/2004Postsec.Student Identification Numbers
A.B. 84
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....

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VASigned into law 04/2004P-12Student Conduct
H.B. 513
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 ...

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VASigned into law 04/2004P-12Reporting of Certain Acts by School Authorities
H.B. 869
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...

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VASigned into law 04/2004P-12Notification 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 ...

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VASigned into law 04/2004P-12Notification to Parents of Rights of Students
S.B. 438
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...

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COSigned into law 04/2004P-12No Student Statements Without Parent
H.B. 1137
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...

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WVSigned into law 03/2004P-12Providing For Safe Schools
H.B. 4037
Provides for safe schools through alternative education programs; provides certain juvenile justice records to public school officials....

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UTSigned into law 03/2004P-12School District Notification of Student Violence
H.B. 135
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...

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IDSigned into law 03/2004Postsec.Students Called to Active Military Duty
S.B. 1268
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...

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TNSigned into law 03/2004Postsec.Public Records
S.B. 2098
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....

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ARSigned into law 01/2004P-12Student Health Report
H.B. 1011
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...

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ARSigned into law 12/2003P-12Student Report Cards
H.B. 1017
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...

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WISigned into law 11/2003P-12Dispositional Orders for Truancy
A.B. 62
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....

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ORSigned into law 09/2003Postsec.
Community College
Student Social Security Number Disclosure
H.B. 2658
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....

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NYVetoed 08/2003P-12Caregiver Review School Records
S.B. 2062
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....

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ILSigned into law 08/2003P-12
Postsec.
Community College
Student Records Privacy
H.B. 761
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2003P-12Health Screening
S.B. 1081
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2003P-12Children's Privacy Protection
S.B. 404
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...

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ILSigned into law 08/2003P-12Free and Reduced-price School Lunches
S.B. 490
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...

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HIVetoed 07/2003P-12Confidentiality of Student Records
S.B. 474
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...

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ORSigned into law 06/2003P-12Recommending Medication
S.B. 456
Prohibits public school personnel from recommending to a parent or guardian that a student seek a prescription for certain types of medication....

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MESigned into law 06/2003P-12Health 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...

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TXSigned into law 06/2003P-12Psychotropic Drugs
H.B. 320
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 ...

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TXSigned into law 06/2003Postsec.Religious Holy Day Excused Absences
H.B. 256
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...

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DESigned into law 06/2003P-12Education Records
S.B. 57
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...

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NVSigned into law 06/2003Postsec.
Community College
Personally Identifiable Information
A.B. 353
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...

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OKSigned into law 06/2003P-12School Records
H.B. 1646
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...

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COSigned into law 06/2003P-12Health Care Treatment for Students
H.B. 1172
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...

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COSigned into law 06/2003Postsec.Selective Service Registration
S.B. 255
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...

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DERule Adoption 06/2003P-12School 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...

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GASigned into law 06/2003P-12Child Abuse Records
S.B. 201
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...

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MESigned into law 05/2003P-12Baxter 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; ...

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MESigned into law 05/2003P-12Record 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...

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INSigned into law 05/2003P-12Student Discipline
S.B. 186
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...

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COSigned into law 05/2003P-12Return of Library Resources
H.B. 1333
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...

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AZSigned into law 04/2003P-12Students
S.B. 1238
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...

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OKSigned into law 04/2003P-12Notice to Superintendent
H.B. 1707
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...

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COBecame law without governor's signature 04/2003P-12School Transfer Rules
H.B. 1083
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 ...

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TNSigned into law 04/2003P-12Child Immunization Records
S.B. 1938
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...

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ARSigned into law 04/2003P-12Parental Authorization for Surveys or Questions
S.B. 895
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...

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NMSigned into law 03/2003P-12Takeover 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...

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VASigned into law 03/2003P-12School Aulthorities Crime Reports
H.B. 2680
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...

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VASigned into law 03/2003P-12Drug Test in Public Schools
H.B. 2091
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...

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VASigned into law 03/2003P-12School Board Policies/Equal Access
H.B. 1518
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...

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VASigned into law 03/2003P-12Student Social Security Numbers
H.B. 1716
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....

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MSSigned into law 03/2003P-12
Community College
Schools
H.B. 744
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...

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ARSigned into law 02/2003Postsec.Higher Education and Social Security Numbers
H.B. 1034
Prohibits institutions of higher education from using students or employees' social security numbers on identification cards....

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MASigned into law 01/2003P-12Workers Compensation Insurance
H.B. 2852
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...

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PASigned into law 12/2002P-12Athletes, Athlete Agents
H.B. 2411
Amends the Athletes and Sports Code. Revises provisions relating to athlete agents. Makes provisions regarding student athletes....

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ORAdopted 10/2002Postsec.Student Directory Information
OAR 577-030
Revises the definition of Directory of Information so that students electronic mail addresses can be printed in the student directory. OREGON REG 23749 (SN)...

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NJTo governor 09/2002P-12Student Identification
S.B. 1130
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...

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CAChaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter No. 07/2002P-12Rights of a pupil witness
A.B. 1317
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...

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RITo governor 06/2002P-12I.D. Cards
H.B. 7176
Adds evidence of immunization to the Intra-state education Identification card for each child. This act takes effect upon passage....

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MISigned into law 06/2002P-12Disclosure of Student Information Exempted from Freedom of Information Act
H.B. 4874
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 ...

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AZSigned into law 06/2002P-12Student Records Release and Crime Reporting
H.B. 2421
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...

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AKAdopted 06/2002P-12Student 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...

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FLSigned into law 05/2002P-12Education Code Re-Write: K-12 Student and Parent Rights
S.B. 20E
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...

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FLSigned into law 05/2002Postsec.Education Code Re-Write: Rights of Student Representatives
S.B. 20E
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...

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HIVetoed 05/2002P-12Access of Auditor to Student or Other Records
H.B. 2231
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...

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MNSigned into law 05/2002P-12Information Sharing Between Schools and Law Enforcement Agencies
H.B. 2618
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...

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

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WVSigned into law 04/2002Postsec.Marketing Credit Cards to Students
S.B. 217
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....

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WVSigned into law 03/2002P-12Student Social Security Numbers
H.B. 2374
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...

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SDSigned into law 02/2002P-12Military Recruiters
S.B. 165
Requires school systems to allow military recruiters access to students and school facilities....

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SDSigned into law 02/2002P-12
Postsec.
Parental Notification
S.B. 16
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...

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NJSigned into law 01/2002P-12Survey Limitations
A.B. 3359
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...

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ILSigned into law 12/2001P-12Military Recruiting On School Campus
S.B. 384
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...

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NCSigned into law 12/2001P-12Student Information; suspensions for threats
S.B. 990
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...

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CASigned into law 09/2001P-12Student Records for pre-school students
A.B. 1539
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...

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RITo governor 07/2001P-12Student 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...

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RISigned into law 07/2001P-12Student Records System
H.B. 5912
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...

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LASigned into law 07/2001P-12Notification of Student Involvement with Juvenile Justice System
H.B. 1805
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...

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NCSigned into law 06/2001P-12Appeals Processes
S.B. 532
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....

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DESigned into law 06/2001P-12Security of the Delaware Student Testing Program
S.B. 157
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....

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LASigned into law 06/2001P-12Exemptions for Student Information on Records
H.B. 29
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....

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NVSigned into law 06/2001P-12Immunity From Civil Liability
S.B. 572
Provides for immunity from civil liability for school officials, teachers, pupils and parents who report certain threats of violence....

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ORSigned into law 06/2001P-12Electronic Student Records
S.B. 262
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....

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ILSigned into law 06/2001P-12Keeping Child Abuse Reports in Student Records
H.B. 3055
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...

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

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NCSigned into law 06/2001P-12Suspension/Expulsion Records
H.B. 620
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...

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TXSigned into law 05/2001P-12Public School Accountability, Various Components
H.B. 1144
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...

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LASigned into law 05/2001P-12Disclosure of Student Information Related to Juvenile Justice System
H.B. 856
Authorizes school boards to adopt policies to provide for disclosing information about students to officials within the juvenile justice system....

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TXSigned into law 05/2001P-12Student Surnames
H.B. 1276
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....

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INSigned into law 05/2001P-12Principals' Performance Evaluations
S.B. 204
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...

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MDSigned into law 05/2001P-12
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Community College
Use of Student Information for Commercial Purposes
H.B. 823
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...

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MDSigned into law 05/2001P-12Sharing of Student Records Related To Arrests
S.B. 713
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...

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

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WASigned into law 04/2001Postsec.Student Identifiers
S.B. 5509
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...

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AZSigned into law 04/2001P-12Student Educational Records
H.B. 2332
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...

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ARSigned into law 04/2001P-12The use of Internet Filters
H.B. 1003
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....

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NDSigned into law 04/2001P-12Juvenile Records
H.B. 1267
Relates to records of a school law enforcement unit; relates to court and law enforcement records of a juvenile....

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MNSigned into law 04/2001P-12Notification of Student's Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
S.B. 991
Requires notification to schools by law enforcement when a student within their jurisidiction is found in possession of drug paraphernalia....

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AZSigned into law 03/2001P-12Special Ed. Students Rights
H.B. 2379
Relates to special education; permits adult disabled pupils to execute a delegation of rights regarding their education....

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ARSigned into law 03/2001P-12Students Testifying in Teacher's Dismissals
H.B. 1774
Allows students to testify in private in hearings under the teacher fair dismissal act....

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ARSigned into law 03/2001P-12Parental Notification for Students involved with the Police
H.B. 2275
Mandates parental notification of students reported to, interviewed by or taken into custody by law enforcement personnel....

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VASigned into law 03/2001P-12Access to Students
S.B. 1207
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...

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SDSigned into law 02/2001P-12Notification of Student Violence
H.B. 1004
Provides notice to schools if a student commits a crime of violence....

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VASigned into law 02/2001P-12Notification of Juvenile Crimes
H.B. 2841
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...

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ARSigned into law 02/2001P-12Repealing the ban on pagers
S.B. 218
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....

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NJConditional veto by governor 12/2000P-12Student Surveys
A.B. 2351
*****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 ...

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CAVetoed 09/2000P-12Illegal Taping of Conversations
A.B. 697
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...

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CAVetoed 09/2000P-12Students Right to Request Hearing
S.B. 444
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...

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NYSigned into law 08/2000P-12
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Social Security Numbers
S.B. 6237
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...

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NYSigned into law 07/2000P-12Project SAVE
S.B. 8236
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...

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SCSigned into law 06/2000P-12Juvenile Records
H.B. 4003
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 ...

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TNSigned into law 06/2000P-12Student Names
S.B. 1882
Requires student to be enrolled in school under name that appears on certificate of birth and to use that throughout school career....

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FLSigned into law 06/2000P-12Student Records
S.B. 2250
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...

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FLSigned into law 06/2000P-12Changing the Rules for School Discipline
S.B. 852
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...

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

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COSigned into law 06/2000P-12Safe Schools
S.B. 133
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 ...

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COSigned into law 05/2000P-12Release of Student Education Records
H.B. 1202
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)...

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WIVetoed 05/2000P-12Disclosure of Pupil Records
A.B. 663
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...

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TNSigned into law 05/2000P-12Records Sharing
S.J.R. 620
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....

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MNSigned into law 05/2000P-12Records Sharing
H.B. 2833
, 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...

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OKSigned into law 05/2000P-12Disclosure of Records
S.B. 1533
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...

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IASigned into law 05/2000Postsec.
H.B. 2437
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...

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MISigned into law 05/2000P-12Student Records
S.B. 588
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 ...

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MISigned into law 05/2000P-12School Locker Searches
H.B. 5233
Public Act 87; Relates to elementary and secondary education; provides for policies on school locker searches....

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MESigned into law 04/2000P-12Legal Action
H.B. 1135
(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...

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LASigned into law 04/2000P-12Testing
S.B. 33A
Exempts certain testing instruments, test answers, and individual student test scores from the public records laws....

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COSigned into law 04/2000P-12Student Records
H.B. 1119
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...

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MDSigned into law 04/2000P-12
Postsec.
Use of Social Security Numbers
H.B. 37
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...

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VASigned into law 04/2000P-12Student Involvement in Politics
H.B. 1541
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...

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MESigned into law 03/2000P-12Transfer of Student Records
S.B. 687
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....

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WASigned into law 03/2000P-12Notification of Student Offenses
S.B. 6206
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...

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VASigned into law 03/2000P-12Drug Testing
H.B. 588
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 ...

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VASigned into law 03/2000P-12Student Searches
H.B. 1445
Directs school boards to adopt regulations governing student searches; requires regulations be consistent with relevant state and federal law....

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VASigned into law 03/2000P-12Disclosure of Ethnicity
S.B. 224
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...

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VASigned into law 03/2000P-12Student Searches
H.B. 1445
Directs school boards to adopt regulations governing student searches; requires regulations be consistent with relevant state and federal law....

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WASigned into law 03/2000P-12Student Fund-Raisers
H.B. 2332
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...

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SDSigned into law 02/2000P-12Reporting by Law Enforcement
H.B. 1192
Allows law enforcement agencies to report certain violations of law and threats made by a student....

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KYSigned into law 02/2000P-12Paging Devices
H.B. 266
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...

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VASigned into law 02/2000P-12Drug Testing for Certain Juveniles
S.B. 153
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 ...

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