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ECS staff review enacted state legislation and regulations weekly to keep this State Legislation database updated. Select by state or from the list of 270+ topics below:

Accountability
Accountability–Accreditation
Accountability–Measures/Indicators
Accountability–Reporting Results
Accountability–Rewards
Accountability–Sanctions/Interventions
Accountability–Sanctions/Interventions–Takeovers
Accountability–School Improvement
Adult Basic Education
Assessment
Assessment–Accommodations
Assessment–College Entrance Exams
Assessment–End-of-Course
Athletics/Extracurricular Activities
At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)
At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)–Alternative Education
At-Risk (incl. Dropout Prevention)–Drugs/Alcohol
Attendance
Attendance–Compulsory
Attendance–Statutory Ages (Upper and Lower)
Attendance–Truancy/Chronic Absence
Background Checks
Business Involvement
Career/Technical Education
Career/Technical Education–Career Academies/Apprenticeship
Cheating
Choice of Schools
Choice of Schools–Charter Schools
Choice of Schools–Charter Schools–Charter Districts
Choice of Schools–Charter Schools–Closings
Choice of Schools–Charter Schools–Cyber Charters
Choice of Schools–Charter Schools–Finance
Choice of Schools–Charter Schools–Research
Choice of Schools–Choice/Open Enrollment
Choice of Schools–Innovation Schools
Choice of Schools–Magnet or Specialized Schools
Choice of Schools–Tax Credits
Choice of Schools–Vouchers
Civic Education
Civic Education–Character Education
Class Size
Common Core State Standards and Assessments
Competency-Based Education (K-12)
Counseling/Guidance
Curriculum
Curriculum–Arts Education
Curriculum–Computer Science
Curriculum–Drivers Education
Curriculum–Family Living Education
Curriculum–Financial Literacy/Economics Ed.
Curriculum–Foreign Language/Sign Language
Curriculum–Health and Nutrition Education
Curriculum–Language Arts
Curriculum–Language Arts–Writing/Spelling
Curriculum–Mathematics
Curriculum–Multicultural
Curriculum–Physical Education
Curriculum–Science
Curriculum–Sex Education
Curriculum–Social Studies/History
Data-Driven Improvement
Demographics
Desegregation
Education Research
English Language Learner/Bilingual
Equity
ESSA–Every Student Succeeds Act
Federal
Federal–Legislation
Finance
Finance–Adequacy/Core Cost
Finance–Aid to Private Schools
Finance–Bonds
Finance–District
Finance–Equity
Finance–Facilities
Finance–Federal
Finance–Funding Formulas
Finance–Litigation
Finance–Local Foundations/Funds
Finance–Lotteries
Finance–Performance Funding
Finance–Private Giving
Finance–Resource Efficiency
Finance–State Budgets/Expenditures
Finance–Student Fees
Finance–Taxes/Revenues
Finance–Taxes/Revenues–Alternative Revenues
Governance
Governance–Deregulation/Waivers/Home Rule
Governance–Ethics/Conflict of Interest
Governance–Mandates
Governance–Regional Entities
Governance–School Boards
Governance–School Boards–Training
Governance–Site-Based Management
Governance–State Boards/Chiefs/Agencies
Health
Health–Child Abuse
Health–Mental Health
Health–Nutrition
Health–School Based Clinics or School Nurses
Health–Suicide Prevention
Health–Teen Pregnancy
High School
High School–Advanced Placement
High School–College Readiness
High School–Dropout Rates/Graduation Rates
High School–Dual/Concurrent Enrollment
High School–Early Colleges/Middle Colleges
High School–Equivalency Exams/Credentials
High School–Exit Exams
High School–Graduation Requirements
Instructional Approaches
Instructional Approaches–Grading Practices
Instructional Approaches–Homeschooling
Integrated Services/Full-Service Schools
International Baccalaureate
Leadership
Leadership–District Superintendent
Leadership–District Superintendent–Compensation and Diversified Pay
Leadership–Principal/School Leadership
Leadership–Principal/School Leadership–Certification and Licensure
Leadership–Principal/School Leadership–Compensation and Diversified Pay
Leadership–Principal/School Leadership–Evaluation and Effectiveness
Leadership–Principal/School Leadership–Induction Programs and Mentoring
Leadership–Principal/School Leadership–Preparation
Leadership–Principal/School Leadership–Professional Development
Leadership–Principal/School Leadership–Recruitment and Retention
Leadership–Principal/School Leadership–Tenure
Mentoring/Tutoring
Middle School
Minority/Diversity Issues
Minority/Diversity Issues–African American
Minority/Diversity Issues–American Indian / Alaska Native / Native Hawaiian
Minority/Diversity Issues–Hispanic
No Child Left Behind
No Child Left Behind–Reauthorization Issues/Waivers
Online Learning–Digital/Blended Learning
Online Learning–Virtual Schools/Courses
P-16 or P-20
P-3
P-3 Child Care
P-3 Content Standards and Assessment
P-3 Data Systems
P-3 Early Intervention (0-3)
P-3 English Language Learners (ELL)
P-3 Ensuring Quality
P-3 Evaluation/Economic Benefits
P-3 Finance
P-3 Governance
P-3 Grades 1-3
P-3 Health and Mental Health
P-3 Kindergarten
P-3 Kindergarten–Full-Day Kindergarten
P-3 Parent Engagement
P-3 Preschool
P-3 Principals/Leadership
P-3 Public/Private Partnerships
P-3 Special Ed./Inclusion
P-3 Teaching Quality/Professional Development
P-3 Technology
Parent/Family
Parent/Family–Parent Rights
Partnerships–University/School
Postsecondary–Academics and Student Support Services
Postsecondary–Accountability
Postsecondary–Campus Safety
Postsecondary–Completion/Attainment
Postsecondary–Developmental/Remedial Education
Postsecondary–Finance
Postsecondary–Financial Aid
Postsecondary–Governance
Postsecondary–Online Education
Postsecondary–Postsecondary/K-12 Alignment
Postsecondary–Student Longitudinal Data Systems
Postsecondary–Student Populations
Postsecondary–Transfer and Articulation
Postsecondary–Tuition/Costs/Student Debt
Postsecondary–Workforce Development Alignment
Private Schools
Privatization
Promotion/Retention
Public Involvement
Reading/Literacy
Religion
Remediation (K-12)
Rural
Scheduling/School Calendar
Scheduling/School Calendar–Day/Class Length
Scheduling/School Calendar–Extended Day Programs
Scheduling/School Calendar–Summer School
Scheduling/School Calendar–Week
Scheduling/School Calendar–Year
Scheduling/School Calendar–Year Round
School Climate/Culture
School Safety
School Safety–Bullying Prevention/Conflict Resolution
School Safety–Corporal Punishment
School Safety–Discipline/Code of Conduct
School Safety–Emergency Preparedness
School Safety–Expulsion/Suspension
School Safety–No Child Left Behind–Safe Schools
School Safety–Sexual Harassment and Assault
School Safety–Special Education
School Safety–Uniforms/Dress Codes
School/District Structure/Operations
School/District Structure/Operations–District Consolidation/Deconsolidation
School/District Structure/Operations–District Size
School/District Structure/Operations–Facilities
School/District Structure/Operations–Food Service
School/District Structure/Operations–Libraries
School/District Structure/Operations–Personnel (Non-Teaching)
School/District Structure/Operations–Shared Services
School/District Structure/Operations–Staffing Ratios
School/District Structure/Operations–Transportation
Service-Learning
Social/Emotional Learning and Non-Cognitive Skills
Special Education
Special Education–Finance
Special Education–Placement
Special Populations
Special Populations–Corrections Education
Special Populations–Foster Care
Special Populations–Gifted and Talented
Special Populations–Homeless Education
Special Populations–Immigrant Education
Special Populations–Migrant Education
Special Populations–Military
Standards
State Comparisons/Statistics
State Longitudinal Data Systems
State Policymaking
State Policymaking–Task Forces/Commissions
STEM
Student Achievement
Student Achievement–Closing the Achievement Gap
Student Records
Student Surveys
Students
Teaching Quality
Teaching Quality–Certification and Licensure
Teaching Quality–Certification and Licensure–Alternative
Teaching Quality–Certification and Licensure–Highly Qualified Teachers
Teaching Quality–Certification and Licensure–Natl. Bd. for Prof. Teach. Stds.
Teaching Quality–Certification and Licensure–Special Education
Teaching Quality–Certification and Licensure–State Prof. Standards Bds.
Teaching Quality–Certification and Licensure–Substitute Teachers
Teaching Quality–Compensation and Diversified Pay
Teaching Quality–Compensation and Diversified Pay–Pay-for-Performance
Teaching Quality–Compensation and Diversified Pay–Retirement/Benefits
Teaching Quality–Evaluation and Effectiveness
Teaching Quality–Induction Programs and Mentoring
Teaching Quality–Paraprofessionals
Teaching Quality–Preparation
Teaching Quality–Professional Development
Teaching Quality–Recruitment and Retention
Teaching Quality–Recruitment and Retention–At-Risk Schools
Teaching Quality–Recruitment and Retention–High-Needs Subjects
Teaching Quality–Reduction in Force
Teaching Quality–Teacher Attitudes
Teaching Quality–Teacher Contracts (Not Tenure)
Teaching Quality–Teacher Rights
Teaching Quality–Tenure or Continuing Contract
Teaching Quality–Unions/Collective Bargaining
Teaching Quality–Working Conditions
Technology
Textbooks and Open Source
Urban
Youth Engagement


 PUBLISHED: October 15, 2015

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