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SB-1022 Public postsecondary education: labor market outcome information.(2013-2014)



SECTION 1.
 (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the impact of public postsecondary education on the employment and earnings of students be made publicly available, to the extent possible, to students and families consistently across the segments of public postsecondary education.
(b) It is the intent of the Legislature that, in addition to the requirements specified in Section 66014.3 of the Education Code, the California State University publicly provide prematriculation labor market data for graduates at the point in time six years before they received their degrees.

SEC. 2.

 Section 66014.3 is added to the Education Code, to read:

66014.3.
 (a) The California State University shall, and the University of California is requested to, publicly provide labor market outcome information relating to the graduates of their undergraduate programs. The California State University and the University of California may publicly provide labor market outcome information relating to the graduates of their graduate programs. This information shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, salary data, and the percentage distribution of graduates, classified by industry.
(b) The information required by this section shall be provided using data including, but not necessarily limited to, information provided by the Employment Development Department pursuant to Section 1095 of the Unemployment Insurance Code and the segments’ own databases. The information shall be presented in accordance with all of the following requirements:
(1) The data shall be presented in terms of easily understood labor market measures, such as median annual wage.
(2) The data shall be aggregated to the systemwide level and by particular areas of study.
(3) Labor market outcome data for each category shall, at a minimum, provide data relating to graduates one or two years, and five years, after their graduation. The Legislature encourages the California State University and the University of California to additionally provide labor market outcome data for periods longer than five years after graduation.
(4) In the collection and publication of data pursuant to this section, the segments shall adhere to all pertinent state and federal privacy laws.
(c) The information required by this section shall be made publicly available through publication on the Internet Web sites of the respective segments, and shall be updated no later than June 1 of each year.