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.

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  • School Turnaround and Leadership Development Act Final

    General Description: This bill enacts and amends provisions related to public education. Highlighted Provisions: This bill: defines terms; requires the State Board of Education to designate low performing schools, subject to certain conditions; requires a local school board to take certain actions to turn around a low …

  • The Public Higher Education Data Transparency Act Final

    Section 1. Title This legislation may be cited as the “Public Higher Education Data Transparency Act.” Section 2. Definitions 1. “Governing board” is any board that has fiduciary responsibility of a postsecondary institution. 2. “Postsecondary institution” is a two-year or four-year degree-granting educational institution, or a technical-degree granting institution, …

  • THE EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT Final

    Model Policy: THE EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT Section 1. {The Education Savings Account Act} Section 2. {Definitions} (A) “Program” means The Education Savings Account program created in this subchapter. (B) “Eligible student” means any student who is a legal resident of [state] and is otherwise eligible to enroll in a public …

  • STUDENT RIGHT TO ACTIVE COUNSEL Final

    7     LONG TITLE 8     General Description: 9          This bill enacts language related to disciplinary proceedings in an institution of higher 10     education. 11     Highlighted Provisions: 12          This bill enacts: 15               •     requiring an institution of higher education to allow certain parties to have legal 16     representation at a disciplinary proceeding; 17               •     governing …

  • Strategic Workforce Investment Final

    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: 36          (1) “College of applied technology” means: 37          (a) a college described in Section 53B-2a-105; 38          (b) [List colleges] …

  • Forming Open and Robust University Minds (FORUM) Act Final

    FORMING OPEN AND ROBUST UNIVERSITY MINDS (FORUM) ACT WHEREAS, the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and the _____ Constitution protect the rights of free speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, and freedom of association for all citizens. WHEREAS, the Supreme Court has called public …

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