2017 Preschool-3rd Grade (P3) Education Legislation Tracker

6/20/2017

Introduction

This page is the primary resource for state legislative tracking for preschool through third grade education issues (P-3).

Use the drop downboxes below to find summaries of enacted P-3 legislation for a variety of topics; links are also included. For a more comprehensive tracking document, including all introduced legislation in these content areas, see this webpage.

LEGISLATIVE TRACKING

Assessment and Intervention

  • Developmentally-appropriate
AR S 647, GA S 211
  • Valid entry assessments
MD H 548

Data Systems and Governance

  • Accountability and reporting
  • New or renewed governance structure

LA H 517, OR H2956

 

CO H 1106 , HI H 498OK H 1996, VA H 46, WA H 1661          

Dual- and English-Language Learners

  • Funding (multipliers)
AL S 129, AR S 168, ID H 287, ND H 1324, NV S 178
  • Accommodations
AZ S 1098, VA H 241
  • Accountability and reporting
AR H 1607, CA A 97CT S 910, LA H 130, MI H 4313OR H 3358UT S 220, VA H 2174
  • Native language testing
CO H 1160
  • Seal of biliteracy
CO S 123
  • Educational technology
UT S 262
  • Dual language programming
WA H 1445

Family Engagement

  • Professional development for teachers
NV A 196
  • Community Schools
NM H 477, RI S 104
  • Family engagement planning
TX H 1593

Literacy and Numeracy

  • Instructional strategies/professional development
AZ H 2202, CT H 7254, VA H 2395
  • Funding for additional support
AZ S 131, GA H 43
  • Third grade reading (retention, etc.)
NH H 226, OK H 1760, OK S 84, UT H 114

Kindergarten

  • Maximum class size allowances
NC H 13
  • Grants/funding
NH S 191
  • Supplemental programming
UT H 168

Preschool

  • Grants/funding
IL H 2426IN H 1004, MT H 639, VA H 47
  • Improvements (access, quality)
IA H 564, ND S 2250, WA S 5107
  • Governance
OR H 3106

School Readiness and Transitions

  • Grants (increasing access)
UT S 7

School Discipline and Social Emotional Learning

  • Prohibiting out-of-school suspensions and expulsions
AR S 609, IL H 2663TN H 872, TX H 674
  • Professional development for teachers
CO S 68, CO H 1211

STEM Education

  • Infusing standards and curricula with STEM skills
CO H 1184, NH H 412
  • STEM high school diploma endorsement (pathway)
CO H 1201

Task Forces, Pilot Programs and Committees

  • Adverse childhood experiences
VT H 508
  • Early childhood-focused
CO H 1106, IL HJR 24, NM SM 23, VA H 46
  • School-to-prison pipeline and restorative practices
MD H 1287

Teachers

  • Budget/funding
AR S 26NE L 22
  • Professional development
OR S 182
  • Qualifications, endorsements, certifications
CT S 912, NV A 77, ND H 1098, OR S 221TX H 2039, VA S 1008

P-3 General

  • School turnaround strategies
CO S 103