Archives: Education and Workforce Development / Model Policies

Archives: Education and Workforce Development / Model Policies

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    American Civics and History Act

    WHEREAS, the 2020 Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey found that one out of every two Americans cannot name all three branches of government and one in five Americans are unable …

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    Textbook Cost Transparency Act

    Model Policy: Section 1. Title. This Act shall be known as the “Textbook Cost Transparency Act”. Section 2. Definitions. (a) “Content distribution system” means any learning management platform, online homework …

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    Homeschooled Student Testing Protection Act

    Model Policy Section 1 Upon request of a parent or guardian, resident school boards shall make Advanced Placement (AP), Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), PreACT, SAT, ACT and …

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    Reading Scholarship Act

    READING SCHOLARSHIP ACCOUNTS. — Reading scholarship accounts are established to provide educational options for students.   —Contingent upon available funds, and on a first-come, first-served basis, each student in grades …

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    Homeschool Credential Recognition Act

    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 …

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    A Resolution Supporting the Principle of Education Freedom Scholarships

    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 …

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    Student Safety Scholarship Act

    THE STUDENT SAFETY SCHOLARSHIP ACT Section 1. {Title} The Student Safety Scholarships Act Section 2. {Definitions} (A) “Program” means the Student Safety Scholarships Program. (B) “Eligible student” means …

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    Opportunity Youth Act

    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 …

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    Informed Student Document Act

    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 …

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    Collegiate Learning Assessment Act

    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 …

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    Student Data Accessibility, Transparency, and Accountability Act

    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 …

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    Honest Transcript Act

    Honest Transcript Act Summary The Honest Transcript Act looks to correct grade inflation by requiring all public colleges and universities to include on student transcripts—alongside …

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    Public School Financial Transparency Act

    Model Policy Section 1. {Title} The Public School Financial Transparency Act Section 2. {Legislative Declaration} (A) The Legislature finds that: (1) Taxpayers …

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    Statement of Principles on School Safety and Security

    Summary The American Legislative Exchange Council recognizes the presence of violence every day in America’s schools. This school-based violence, much of it committed by our youth, speaks volumes about the …

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    Economic Development Zone ESA Act

    Model Policy: THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ZONE ESA ACT Section 1. {The Economic Development Zone ESA Act} Section 2. {Definitions} (A) “Program” means The Education Savings Account program created in this …

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    Teacher Quality Assurance Act

    Teacher Quality Assurance Act Summary This model policy prohibits a school district from utilizing a last-hired, first-fired layoff policy when reducing staff. Additionally, the model policy requires the …

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    Amendments to the Great Schools Tax Credit Program Act (Scholarship Tax Credit)

    Summary: This amendment closes a loophole between the federal and state tax codes, which in theory allows for a very small number of taxpayers to get more in tax benefits …

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    Amendments to the Next Generation Charter Schools Act

    Amendments to the Next Generation Charter Schools Act Subsection 6(C) of the “Next Generation Charter Schools Act” will be amended as follows: (C) Enrollment Preferences (1) Any non-charter public …

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    Student Futures Program Act

    Student Futures Program Act Summary This act creates a career planning program. Model Policy Section 1. Title. This Act shall be known as the “Student Futures …

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    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 …