|OH||Signed into law 07/2013||P-12||Requires Independent Auditor in Large, Urban Districts|
Requires a qualifying school district (one that has an average daily membership of greater than 60,000 and is located in a city with a population of greater than 700,000)
to create the position of "independent auditor" to be responsible for the district's int...
|NY||Issued 04/2012||P-12||Establishing the New NY Education Reform Commission|
E.O. No. 44
Establishes the New NY Education Reform Commission to provide guidance and advice to the governor on education policy, performance, and innovation. Directs the commission to study the best national and international public education models and best practices t...
|IL||Adopted 03/2012||P-12||Equal Funding for All Chicago Students|
Urges the administration of the Chicago Public School District to allocate equal funding for each student, regardless of where that student attends school.
|IL||Signed into law 11/2009||P-12||Chicago Educational Facilities Task Force|
Requires the establishment of a Chicago Educational Facilities Task Force in order to ensure that school facility-related decisions are made with the input of the parents, teachers and community residents, and reflect educationally sound and fiscally responsib...
|OH||Adopted 10/2009||P-12||"Teacher Leader" and "Urban Principal" Endorsements|
Adds new paragraph regarding the "teacher leader" endorsement. Provides endorsement is valid for mentoring and coaching teachers, providing staff development and assisting the principal in developing and supporting a shared vision and clear goals for the schoo...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Chicago School Finance Authority|
Provides that upon the abolition of the Chicago School Finance Authority, all of its rights and property shall pass to and be vested in the Chicago Board of Education. http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/96/SB/PDF/09600SB0235lv.pdf...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Duties of a Superintendent|
Makes provisions relative to certain duties of a local public school superintendent, including but not limited to serving as school board secretary, applicable to Orleans Parish by removing certain exceptions, prohibitions and alternative requirements. http://...
|NJ||Adopted 08/2007||P-12||Financing Urban Districts - Revised Requirements|
NJAC 6A:10-1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.6, 2.7, and NJAC 6A:10-2.10
Proposes to amend rules concerning Financing Foundational and Demonstrably Needed Programs and Services in Abbott School Districts. Suspends the requirements that the school districts prepare and submit to the Department a school district report on instruction...
|DE||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Status of Public Education in a Major City|
This resolution establishes a Wilmington Education Task Force to examine the current status of public education in the City of Wilmington in light of declining enrollments, the student achievement gap, and proposed school closings.
|NE||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Division of a Learning Community into Separate Education Centers|
Pertains to Class V school districts. (Omaha Public Schools is only class V district as of bill passage.) Provides for the division of a learning community into separate education centers and establishes procedures. Replaces the requirement for Class V school ...
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and, where appropriate, the State Department of Education, to incorporate into licensure requirements for teacher candidates, professional development requirements for renewal of licenses, and accreditation requ...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Financial Oversight Panel|
Allows the Chicago Board of Education to levy a capital improvement tax; allows a Financial Oversight Panel, whose purposes are to exercise financial control over the district and to furnish financial assistance so that the district can provide public ed...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Prince George's County Governance and Administration|
Establishes appointed New Prince George's County Board of Education and requirements for membership. Provides for compensation of board members. Allows for nonvoting student member. Establishes Chief Executive Officer as executive officer, secretary, and treas...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Baltimore School Board and CEO Requirements, District Bonding, Baltimore Principal Development Program, Environmental Hazards|
Increases maximum of aggregate principal amount of bonds outstanding that Baltimore district may hold from $25 million to $75 million. Require Baltimore board and CEO to ensure increased community involvement and outreach in support of the city's public school...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Annual Reports|
Requires regional subdistricts created in certain school districts to prepare annual reports, prescribing the information required to be reported, requires the boards of trustees of such school districts to prepare a compilation of the reports that includes an...
|NY||Vetoed 07/2000||P-12||Special Aid for Certain Small City Districts|
Provides that certain city school districts shall be eligible for special service aid and computer administration aid not otherwise available to small city school districts....