Tag: workforce development

Tag: workforce development

  • Education and Workforce Development Task Force: Policy Prescriptions to Address Economic and Health Care Challenges in the Face of COVID-19 image

    Education and Workforce Development Task Force: Policy Prescriptions to Address Economic and Health Care Challenges in the Face of COVID-19

    The Education and Workforce Development Task Force details policy suggestions to provide more accessible education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Education Savings Account Act The Education Savings Account Act allows …

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    Strategic Workforce Investment

    31          53B-26-101. Title. 32          This chapter is known as “Strategic Workforce Investment.” 33          Section 2. Section 53B-26-102 is enacted to read: 34          53B-26-102. Definitions. 35          As used in this chapter: …

  • 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 …

  • KY Judge Rules Against 10th Amendment and Local Right Work image

    KY Judge Rules Against 10th Amendment and Local Right Work

    If local governments have been granted the power to pass local right-to-work by their respective states, the federal government has no say how those powers are delegated.

  • Growing Our Workforce Investment Now (Go Win) Act image

    Growing Our Workforce Investment Now (Go Win) Act

    This Act supports opportunities for employers to invest in the future success of their workforce by providing a tax credit for employed individuals enrolled in training pursuant to Industry Recognized Credentials or completion of a Registered Apprenticeship program.

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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.