Tag: Education Task Force

Tag: Education Task Force

  • VIDEO: What are Educational Savings Accounts (ESA)? image

    VIDEO: What are Educational Savings Accounts (ESA)?

    Education and Workforce Development Taskforce Director Inez Feltscher Stepman breaks down what educational savings accounts (ESA) are.

  • Rebecca Friedrichs: Why Good Teachers Want School Choice image

    Rebecca Friedrichs: Why Good Teachers Want School Choice

    Just in time for School Choice Week, Rebecca Friedrichs, a California public school teacher, partnered with Prager University to produce a short video describing why school choice programs lead …

  • DeVos Should Stand Proud of Record Championing Choice in Education image

    DeVos Should Stand Proud of Record Championing Choice in Education

    At her hearing on January 17, Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos is likely to field hostile questions from some Senators about her advocacy for educational choice. In what many …

  • Video: Indiana Congressman Todd Rokita Addresses ALEC Attendees image

    Video: Indiana Congressman Todd Rokita Addresses ALEC Attendees

    Indiana Congressman Todd Rokita (CD-4) explained the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), recent federal education reforms that put more power and control of education back into the hands of parents …

  • The A-Plus Literacy Act image

    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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    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 …

  • Great Teachers and Leaders Act image

    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 …

  • Audio: Inez Feltscher on the Education Savings Account (ESA) Revolution image

    Audio: Inez Feltscher on the Education Savings Account (ESA) Revolution

    Inez Feltscher, director of the Task Force on Education and Workforce Development, recently joined ALEC members and members of the media to discuss three innovative tools parents can use to optimize …

  • New Report Examines Three Innovative Parent Tools to Optimize the Potential of Education Savings Accounts image

    New Report Examines Three Innovative Parent Tools to Optimize the Potential of Education Savings Accounts

    Education savings accounts have the potential to rewire the entire education system around new decision-makers: parents.

  • The 21st Century Education Savings Accounts image

    The 21st Century Education Savings Accounts

    School choice programs, from charter schools to voucher and tax credit scholarship programs, enjoy bipartisan support and are growing quickly across a majority of states. However, not all school choice …

  • Disappointing Friedrichs Decision Underscores Need for States to Act image

    Disappointing Friedrichs Decision Underscores Need for States to Act

    Although the Supreme Court decision is a tremendous disappointment, it underscores the need to affirmatively protect these rights at the state level. States can prevent public sector unions from compelling workers to fund their political positions.

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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 …

  • Resolution in Support of Private Sector Colleges and Universities image

    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 …

  • Higher Education Transparency Act image

    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 …

  • Credit Articulation Agreements Act image

    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 …

  • Public Charter School Authorizing and Accountability Act image

    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 …

  • The Public School Financial Transparency Act image

    The Public School Financial Transparency Act

    The Public School Financial Transparency Act Summary The Public School Financial Transparency Act would require each local education provider in the state to create and maintain …

  • Affordable Baccalaureate Degree Act image

    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 …

  • Student Futures Program Act image

    Student Futures Program Act

    Student Futures Program Act Summary This act creates a career planning program. Model Policy Section 1. Title. This Act shall be known as the “Student Futures …

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    Teacher Quality Assurance Act

    Teacher Quality Assurance Act Summary This model policy prohibits a school district from utilizing a last-hired, first-fired layoff policy when reducing staff. Additionally, the model policy requires the …