Early Intervention Program Act

Early Intervention Program Act

Summary

This act creates an early intervention program, targeted to at-risk students. It requires the State Board of Education to select one or more technology providers, through a request for proposals process, to provide adaptive computer software for literacy or numeracy instruction, or both, and assessments for students in kindergarten through grade three. It also requires the State Board of Education to report final testing data regarding an interactive computer software program, including student-learning gains, to the Education Interim Committee and the governor.

Model Policy

Section 1. Title. This Act shall be known as the “Early Intervention Program Act.”

Section 2. Early Intervention Program.

(A) The State Board of Education shall select one or more technology providers, through a request for proposals process, to provide an adaptive computer software program for literacy or numeracy instruction, or both, and assessments for students in kindergarten through grade three. [1]

(B) The early intervention program includes a component to address early intervention through the use of an adaptive computer software program.

(C) On or before {inset date}, and every year thereafter, the State Board of Education shall report final testing data regarding an interactive computer software program described in Subsection (C), including student learning gains as a result of the adaptive computer software program, to:

(1) the Education Interim Committee; and

(2) the governor.

Section 3. {Severability clause.}

Section 4. {Repealer clause.} 

Section 5. {Effective date.}


[1] This program does not require new funding, but should come from existing appropriations.

 

Approved by the ALEC Board of Directors January 9, 2014.

Keyword Tags: 2013 SNPS, Education Task Force

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