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
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 Safety Scholarship Act (1) PURPOSE. The Student Safety Scholarship Program is established to provide the parent of a public school student who was subjected to an incident listed in subsection (3) an opportunity to transfer the student to another public school or to request a scholarship for the …
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 …
Amendments to Forming Open and Robust University Minds (Forum) Act WHEREAS, the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and the _____ Constitution protect the rights of freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, freedom of association and to petition the Government for all citizens.
School Turnaround Act General Description: This bill enacts and amends provisions related to public education. Highlighted Provisions: This bill: defines terms; requires the State Department of Education to designate schools in need of intervention; requires a Local Educational Agency (LEA) to take certain actions to turn around a …