Model Policies

Model Policies

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  • Alternative Teacher Credentialing Act image

    Alternative Teacher Credentialing Act

    SECTION 1: Definitions A) “Alternative teacher certification program” means a teacher certification program that is not provided by a public or private institution of higher education and has been approved…

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    Honesty in Teaching Act

    SECTION 1: Title This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Honesty in Teaching Act. SECTION 2: Definitions A) “Contractor” means an individual, organization, corporation or business…

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    Free Speech in Higher Education Act

    WHEREAS, public universities and community colleges have an obligation to uphold students’ First Amendment rights of free speech; WHEREAS, the opportunity for disagreements, differences of opinion, and even heated arguments,…

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    The Hope Scholarship Act

    Section I – Hope Scholarship Program – Short Title This law shall be known as the “Hope Scholarship Act.” The program created by this act shall be known as the…

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    Academic Transparency Act

    Section I: Online Transparency A. Each school that is operated by a school district or charter school shall disclose on a publicly accessible portion of its website all of the…

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    Protecting Religious Homeschooling Act

    Section 1. Religious Property Tax Exemption A property tax exemption based on religious purposes includes real property owned by a church which allows its premises to be used by an…

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    Homeschooled Student Access to Testing 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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    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

    SECTION 1.   DISSEMINATION OF COURSE SCHEDULE AND LIST OF REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED COURSE MATERIALS. (a)  Definitions: (1)  “Course material” means a textbook, supplemental material, or open educational resource. (2)  “Institution…

  • Amendments to the Act to Prohibit Confucius Institutes in Public Institutions of Higher Education image

    Amendments to the Act to Prohibit Confucius Institutes in Public Institutions of Higher Education

    The [INSERT LEGISLATIVE BODY] enacts:   SECTION 1. [INSERT RELEVANT SECTION OF STATUTE REGARDING HIGHER EDUCATION] is amended by adding a new subdivision to read:   “The [Board of Governors…

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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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    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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    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…

  • Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act image

    Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act

    Section 1. {Title} This act may be known as the “Quality Education and Teacher and Principal Protection Act.” Section 2. {Legislative findings} The Legislature finds that ensuring the quality of…

  • Student Data Accessibility, Transparency, and Accountability Act image

    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…

  • Public School Financial Transparency Act image

    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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    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…