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.
All Model Policies
Final text for consideration will be posted shortly.
The Public School Financial Transparency Act Sunset Review
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 a searchable expenditure and revenue Web site database that includes detailed data of revenues and expenditures. It also would require …
I. Schools are a vital part of our national critical infrastructure. Nationally, there are about 100,000 K-12 public schools, serving about 50 million students and 6 million teachers and staff, for about 180 days of every year. They occupy over 2 million acres of public land and about 7.5 billion …
Informed Student Document Act Sunset Review
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 …
The Collegiate Learning Assessment Act Sunset Review
The Collegiate Learning Assessment Act Summary This model policy requires public colleges and universities to administer the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) to all students during their freshman and senior years. The schools would also be required to publish the results, broken down by academic majors.
Student Data Accessibility, Transparency, and Accountability Act Summary The Student Data Accessibility, Transparency, and Accountability Act would require the [State Board of Education/State Department of Education] to make publicly available an inventory and index of all data elements with definitions of individual student data fields …