Archives: Education and Workforce Development / Model Policies

Archives: Education and Workforce Development / Model Policies

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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 …

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    The Open Enrollment Act

    Section 1. {Purpose.} The Purpose of this Act is to improve educational achievement and to enhance the opportunity for parental choice in education by providing additional options to …

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    Great Teachers and Leaders Act

    Section 1. {Legislative declaration.} (A) The Legislature hereby declares that: (1) A system to evaluate the effectiveness of licensed personnel is crucial to improving the quality …

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    Higher Education Scholarships for High School Pupils Act

    Section 1. {Title} Higher Education Scholarships for High School Pupils Section 2. {Basic elements of the Act} Upon adoption of this subdivision in a school district, a pupil …

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    Digital Teaching and Learning Plan

    This bill: Has the following goals: Dramatic improvement in student achievement evidenced through individual student content mastery and state determined assessments Skilled workforce development and employer/student alignment Long-term self-funding through budget savings and tax revenue enhancements Requires the State Board of Education to establish a digital teaching and learning taskforce to develop a plan for digital teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools; and To develop a Digital Teaching and Learning master plan that will lead to dramatic improvements in student achievement; To develop a financial plan that leads to fiscal sustainability and accounts for the positive financial impact of the program; To conduct a technology readiness assessment of the public education system's current technology resources, instructional resources, and levels of professional development; To perform a school network infrastructure study to determine the technology infrastructure needs of the public education system to implement a digital teaching and learning program; and Report the findings to the Education Interim Committee and the Executive Appropriations Committee [or similar appropriate State education and appropriations legislative committees].

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    Growing Our Workforce Investment Now (Go Win) Act

    This Act supports opportunities for employers to invest in the future success of their workforce by providing a tax credit for employed individuals enrolled in training pursuant to Industry Recognized Credentials or completion of a Registered Apprenticeship program.

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    Dual Language Immersion Program Act

    This Act creates a pilot program, the Dual Language Immersion Program. It directs the State Board of Education to develop a course taught in one of the “critical languages” (as listed by the federal National Security Language Initiative, including Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, and Korean), which can be either a traditional course or through digital or interactive course modules. The Board shall notify districts of the course’s availability, and may expand the program to include more course offerings subject to demand and available resources. The Act also funds incentives to 15 qualifying schools for offering pilot programs in Chinese, Spanish, French, and Navajo, as well as a 50-50 English-foreign language instructional model. This policy, after amendments, was approved unanimously.