Senate Bill 0482
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DIGEST OF SB482 (Updated February 17, 2011 6:07 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. Allows the state workforce innovation council (council) to make recommendations concerning the budget requests for the state board's review. 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). 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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