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House Bill 1340

House Bill 1340

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF HB1340 (Updated March 28, 2011 2:56 pm - DI 84)

Adult education. Requires the state board of education (state board) to receive, distribute, and account for funds received for career and technical education under federal law. Assigns to the state board responsibility for the planning and implementation of secondary career and technical education. Requires the state board to develop and coordinate career and technical education on a regional and statewide basis and to prepare budget requests for state and federal funds for career and technical education. Creates the advisory committee on career and technical education. Allows the state workforce innovation council (council) to make recommendations concerning the budget requests for the state board's review. Adds an individual recognized by an adult education organization to the membership of the council. Assigns to the council responsibility for the general educational development (GED) diploma program and the planning and implementation of postsecondary career and technical education. Assigns responsibility for adult education to the council and the department of workforce development (DWD). Allows an adult education program to include a pathway to obtain a high school diploma. Repeals statutes: (1) establishing the commission for career and technical education; (2) assigning responsibility for the GED diploma program and adult education to the state board; (3) assigning responsibility for postsecondary career and technical education to the commission for higher education; and (4) assigning secondary career and technical education to the council and DWD. Makes conforming changes.
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