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  • The Special Needs Scholarship Program Act image

    The Special Needs Scholarship Program Act

    The Special Needs Scholarship Program Act Summary The Special Needs Scholarship Program creates a scholarship program that provides students with special needs the option to attend the public …

  • The Lifelong Learning Accounts Act image

    The Lifelong Learning Accounts Act

    The Lifelong Learning Accounts Act Summary The Lifelong Learning Accounts Act would provide for the creation, administration, and operation of the Lifelong Learning Accounts (LiLAs) program. Under this …

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

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

    The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act (Means-Tested Eligibility) Proposed Amendment Summary The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act creates a scholarship program that provides children from low- and …

  • The Military Family Scholarship Program Act image

    The Military Family Scholarship Program Act

    The Military Family Scholarship Program Act Summary The Military Family Scholarship Program Act creates a scholarship program to provide all children of veterans and active military personnel the …

  • The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act (Universal Eligibility, Means-Tested Scholarship Amount) image

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

    The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act (Universal Eligibility, Means-Tested Scholarship Amount) Summary The Parental Choice Scholarship Program Act creates a scholarship program thatprovides all children the option to …

  • The Family Education Savings Account Act image

    The Family Education Savings Account Act

    The Family Education Savings Account Act Summary The Family Education Savings Account Act would create a tax deduction/credit for contributions made by state taxpayers into students’ Coverdell education …

  • Resolution Supporting Training and Continuing Education for Higher Education Governing Boards image

    Resolution Supporting Training and Continuing Education for Higher Education Governing Boards

    Resolution Supporting Training and Continuing Education for Higher Education Governing Boards Expressing the sense of the Legislature regarding the importance and value of continuing education for college and …

  • The Smart Start Scholarship Program image

    The Smart Start Scholarship Program

    The Smart Start Scholarship Program Summary This bill creates a scholarship program that helps children from low- and middle-income families attend the public or private 4-year-old preschool program …

  • Alternative Certification Act image

    Alternative Certification Act

    Alternative Certification Act Summary Teacher quality is crucial to the improvement of instruction and student performance.  However, certification requirements that correspond to state-approved education programs in most states …

  • The Virtual Public Schools Act image

    The Virtual Public Schools Act

    The Virtual Public Schools Act Declaration. (A) The General Assembly hereby finds and declares that: (1) Meeting the educational needs of children in our state’s schools …

  • The College Opportunity Fund Act image

    The College Opportunity Fund Act

    The College Opportunity Fund Act Summary This bill will create a voucher program for students to use to attend the institution of higher education of their choice. Model …

  • National Teacher Certification Fairness Act image

    National Teacher Certification Fairness Act

    National Teacher Certification Fairness Act Summary This act creates a level and open playing field between nationally recognized teacher certification programs. Model Legislation Section 1. {Short Title.} The …

  • The 140 Credit Hour Act image

    The 140 Credit Hour Act

    The 140 Credit Hour Act Summary The 140 Credit Hour Act would impose a 25 percent tuition surcharge on students who take more than 140 credit hours to …

  • The School Board Freedom to Contract Act image

    The School Board Freedom to Contract Act

    The School Board Freedom to Contract Act Summary The School Board Freedom to Contract Act encourages the establishment of public/private partnerships …

  • The College Funding Accountability Act image

    The College Funding Accountability Act

    The College Funding Accountability Act Summary The College Funding Accountability Act would require any college or university that accepts state funding to undergo an outside financial audit if …

  • Career Ladder Opportunity Act image

    Career Ladder Opportunity Act

    Career Ladder Opportunity Act Summary Both merit pay and career ladder systems have at their roots the larger idea of a performance-based reward system, a concept of rewarding …