Education and Workforce Development

Task Force Description

The mission of the ALEC Education and Workforce Development Task Force is to promote excellence in the nation’s educational system, to advance reforms through parental choice, to support efficiency, accountability, and transparency in all educational institutions, and to ensure America’s youth are given the opportunity to succeed.

 Report Card on American Education

The status quo is not working. Whether by international comparisons, state and national proficiency measures, civic literacy rates, or career preparedness, American students are falling behind. Learn more about state K-12 education and policy performances at alecreportcard.org.

Meeting Information

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All Model Policies

  • Homeschool Credential Recognition Act Draft

    Section 1. Issuance of a diploma or other appropriate credential (a)          A diploma or credential issued by a person who administers a program of secondary education in a home school setting that qualifies as an exemption from compulsory attendance requirements is legally sufficient to demonstrate that the recipient meets the …

  • A Resolution Supporting the Principle of Education Freedom Scholarships Final

    A Resolution Supporting the Principle of Education Freedom Scholarships Whereas, ALEC has long supported tax credit programs that empower families to choose the best educational options, regardless of where they live or how much they earn; Whereas, Education Freedom Scholarships will establish a federal tax credit to support …

  • THE STUDENT SAFETY SCHOLARSHIPS ACT Final

    THE STUDENT SAFETY SCHOLARSHIPS ACT Section 1. {Title} The Student Safety Scholarships Act Section 2. {Definitions} (A) “Program” means the Student Safety Scholarships Program. (B) “Eligible student” means a student who: (1)(i) is enrolled in a public school in kindergarten through grade 12; and (ii) reported an incident …

  • THE OPPORTUNITY YOUTH ACT Final

    THE OPPORTUNITY YOUTH ACT Section 1. Title. This Act may be referred to as the “Opportunity Youth Act.” Section 2. Statement of Findings and Purposes. (A) The legislature hereby finds and declares that: (1) The State Department of Education is authorized to approve new or to authorize existing …

  • STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP CONFLICT OF INTEREST ACT Draft

    Proposed SNPS 2019 Amendments in PDF Here STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP CONFLICT OF INTEREST ACT Section 1. Chapter _______________________________, relating to student scholarship organizations, is amended by adding a new Code section to read as follows: “___________. No entity which operates, owns, or is a subsidiary of …

  • Informed Student Document Act Final

    Informed Student Document Act Summary To aid students and their parents, the Informed Student Document Act would publish the following outcomes by which a state’s universities can be compared: “Sticker-price” tuition relative to other institutions Net price, after grants and scholarships, relative to …

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