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  • Student and Family Fair Notice and Impact Statement Act image

    Student and Family Fair Notice and Impact Statement Act

    An Act relating to student and family fair notice and impact statement requirements prior to the closing or Significant Restructuring of any charter school: Section 1. {Purpose} If any process …

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    Resolution in Support of Student-Centered Accountability Systems

    WHEREAS, The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) significantly restored the primacy of state policy- making in the area of public school accountability; and WHEREAS, the American Legislative Exchange Council supports …

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    The Great Schools Tax Credit Program Act (Scholarship Tax Credits)

    The Great Schools Tax Credit Program authorizes a tax credit for individual and corporate contributions to organizations that provide educational scholarships to eligible students so they can attend qualifying public or private schools of their parents’ choice.

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    Indiana Education Reform Package

    Chapters of the Indiana Education Reform Package (1) Charter Schools Act (2) School Scholarships Act (3) Teacher Evaluations and Licensing Act (4) Teacher Collective Bargaining Act (5) Turnaround …

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    The A-Plus Literacy Act

    Chapters of the A-Plus Literacy Act (1) School and District Report Cards and Grades. (2) School Recognition Program to financially reward schools for good/improving Report Card …

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    The Open Enrollment Act

    Section 1. {Purpose.} The Purpose of this Act is to improve educational achievement and to enhance the opportunity for parental choice in education by providing additional options to …

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    Great Teachers and Leaders Act

    Section 1. {Legislative declaration.} (A) The Legislature hereby declares that: (1) A system to evaluate the effectiveness of licensed personnel is crucial to improving the quality …

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    Higher Education Scholarships for High School Pupils Act

    Section 1. {Title} Higher Education Scholarships for High School Pupils Section 2. {Basic elements of the Act} Upon adoption of this subdivision in a school district, a pupil …

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    Digital Teaching and Learning Plan

    This bill: Has the following goals: Dramatic improvement in student achievement evidenced through individual student content mastery and state determined assessments Skilled workforce development and employer/student alignment Long-term self-funding through budget savings and tax revenue enhancements Requires the State Board of Education to establish a digital teaching and learning taskforce to develop a plan for digital teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools; and To develop a Digital Teaching and Learning master plan that will lead to dramatic improvements in student achievement; To develop a financial plan that leads to fiscal sustainability and accounts for the positive financial impact of the program; To conduct a technology readiness assessment of the public education system's current technology resources, instructional resources, and levels of professional development; To perform a school network infrastructure study to determine the technology infrastructure needs of the public education system to implement a digital teaching and learning program; and Report the findings to the Education Interim Committee and the Executive Appropriations Committee [or similar appropriate State education and appropriations legislative committees].

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    Dual Language Immersion Program Act

    This Act creates a pilot program, the Dual Language Immersion Program. It directs the State Board of Education to develop a course taught in one of the “critical languages” (as listed by the federal National Security Language Initiative, including Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, and Korean), which can be either a traditional course or through digital or interactive course modules. The Board shall notify districts of the course’s availability, and may expand the program to include more course offerings subject to demand and available resources. The Act also funds incentives to 15 qualifying schools for offering pilot programs in Chinese, Spanish, French, and Navajo, as well as a 50-50 English-foreign language instructional model. This policy, after amendments, was approved unanimously.

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    Inclusive College Savings Plan Act

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} Section 1. {Title} This Act may be cited as the Inclusive College Savings Act. Section 2. {Definitions} For the purposes of this Act: (A) …

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    Online Learning Clearinghouse Act

    Section 1. {Title.} Online Learning Clearinghouse Act Section 2. {Definitions.} (A) “Clearinghouse” means the clearinghouse established under Section 3. (B) “Data verification code” means a code that is …

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    The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act (Means-Tested Eligibility)

    Summary: The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act creates a scholarship program that provides children from low- and middle-income families the option to attend the public or private elementary or secondary school of their parents’ choice.

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    Resolution in Support of Private Sector Colleges and Universities

    WHEREAS, private sector colleges enroll nearly 2.6 million students in the United States and comprise 42 percent of the 6,667 Title-IV eligible postsecondary institutions; and WHEREAS, private sector …

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    Parent Trigger Act

    Section 1: {Short Title.} This act may be cited as the “Parent Empowerment and Choice Act” or the “Parent Trigger Act.” Section 2. {Definitions.} For purposes of this …

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    Higher Education Transparency Act

    AN ACT relating to requiring a public institution of higher education to establish uniform standards to make certain information available on the Internet. Be it enacted by the …

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    Credit Articulation Agreements Act

    Section 1. {Title} Credit Articulation Agreements Act Section 2. {Definitions} As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires: (A) “Native student” means a student who begins …

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    K-12 Efficiency Commission

    Summary There is hereby established the K-12 Efficiency Commission.  The commission shall study and make recommendations to the legislature regarding opportunities to make more efficient use of taxpayer money. The …

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    Public Charter School Authorizing and Accountability Act

    Summary The purpose of this legislation is to establish the procedure for authorizing public charter schools by creating the State Public Charter School Commission while also creating an accountability mechanism …

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    Affordable Baccalaureate Degree Act

    Affordable Baccalaureate Degree Act Summary To aid students and their parents in their efforts to at pursuing a college degree, the Affordable Baccalaureate Degree Act would require all …