122A.625 EDUCATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS PLAN.
The commissioner of education shall develop a comprehensive statewide plan for
maintaining and improving educational effectiveness in early childhood family education
programs through secondary education programs. The plan shall include provisions for the
participation of postsecondary teacher preparation programs and early childhood family education
programs. The plan shall encourage implementation of educational effectiveness strategies based
on research findings in the area, develop in-service programs for school district staff, integrate
developments in educational technology with classroom instruction, and develop a mechanism
for establishing a statewide network to coordinate and disseminate information on research in
educational effectiveness. The commissioner may employ consultants and specialists to assist in
the development of the plan, and, to the extent possible, shall utilize the information provided
by the planning, evaluation, and reporting process and the statewide assessment program. The
plan shall be revised as necessary.
History: 1983 c 314 art 8 s 2; 1984 c 463 art 8 s 2; 1Sp1985 c 12 art 8 s 1; 1991 c 265 art 7
s 4; 1Sp1995 c 3 art 16 s 13; 1998 c 397 art 5 s 104; 2003 c 130 s 12