Archives: Education and Workforce Development / Model Policies

Archives: Education and Workforce Development / Model Policies

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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 and Leadership Development Act

    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 …

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    The Public Higher Education Data Transparency Act

    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 …

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    THE EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT ACT

    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 …

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    STUDENT RIGHT TO ACTIVE COUNSEL

    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 …

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    Strategic Workforce Investment

    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: …

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    Forming Open and Robust University Minds (FORUM) Act

    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 …

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    Partnerships for Student Success

      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of {State}: 38          Section 1. Section 53A-1-1209 is amended to read: 39          53A-1-1209. School Leadership Development Program. 40          (1) As …

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    Resolution Supporting Homeschooling Freedom

    Whereas: It is the fundamental right of a parent to direct the upbringing, education and care of his or her child. Whereas: This right to direct the education of a child can …

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    Campus Anti-Harassment Act

    General Description This bill enacts provisions related to harassment at an institution of higher education. Highlighted Provisions This bill: defines terms; enacts requirements related to how an institution of higher …

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    The Assessment Choice Act

    Be it enacted by the Legislature of [STATE]: {Section 1. Menu of locally procured achievement assessments; requirements; rules} A. THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL ADOPT A MENU OF LOCALLY …

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    The Next Generation Charter Schools Act

    Section 1. {Title.} The Next Generation Charter Schools Act Section 2. {Declaration of Purpose.} 
(A) The General Assembly hereby finds and declares that (1) The Charter School Act of [year] …

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    Student and Family Fair Notice and Impact Statement Act

    An Act relating to student and family fair notice and impact statement requirements prior to the closing or Significant Restructuring of any charter school: Section 1. {Purpose} If any process …

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    Resolution in Support of Student-Centered Accountability Systems

    WHEREAS, The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) significantly restored the primacy of state policy- making in the area of public school accountability; and WHEREAS, the American Legislative Exchange Council supports …

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    The Great Schools Tax Credit Program Act (Scholarship Tax Credits)

    The Great Schools Tax Credit Program authorizes a tax credit for individual and corporate contributions to organizations that provide educational scholarships to eligible students so they can attend qualifying public or private schools of their parents’ choice.

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    The A-Plus Literacy Act

    Chapters of the A-Plus Literacy Act (1) School and District Report Cards and Grades. (2) School Recognition Program to financially reward schools for good/improving Report Card …

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    Indiana Education Reform Package

    Chapters of the Indiana Education Reform Package (1) Charter Schools Act (2) School Scholarships Act (3) Teacher Evaluations and Licensing Act (4) Teacher Collective Bargaining Act (5) Turnaround …