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Users can track legislation related to education. Topics include: after school programs, alternative education, teacher issues, school choice, No Child Left Behind Act, drop out prevention, primary education, secondary education, and postsecondary education. The Education Bill Tracking Database is maintained by the National Conference of State Legislatures. This Database allows users to track education legislation for the 2008 to present legislative session. Topics include, but are not limited to: after school programs, alternative education, teacher issues, school choice, No Child Left Behind Act, drop out prevention, primary education, secondary education, and postsecondary education.
Users can search state education legislation by topic, keyword, year, primary sponsor, bill number, or bill status (i.e., active, inactive, adopted, vetoed). Users can view summaries of state legislation. Legislation information is available for the 2008, 2009, and 2010 legislative sessions and is available on a state level. The website does not indicate when the database is updated.