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AB-1846 Adult Education Block Grant Program: report.(2015-2016)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 84917 of the Education Code is amended to read:

 (a) To inform actions taken by the Governor and the Legislature related to adult education, the chancellor and the Superintendent shall report submit  to the Director of Finance, the Statewide Director of Immigrant Integration, the  State Board of Education, and, in conformity with Section 9795 of the Government Code, the Legislature about the use of the funds described in paragraph (5) of subdivision (b) of Section 84906  Legislature, by September 30 following any fiscal year for which funds are appropriated for the program, a report about the use of these funds  and outcomes for adults statewide and in each adult education region. The chancellor and the Superintendent shall provide preliminary reports on or before October 30 following each fiscal year for which funds are appropriated for the program and final reports on or before February 1 of the following year. Each report shall be based on all data available at the time of its submission. The report shall  report shall  include at least all of the following:
(1) A summary of the adult education plan operative for each consortium.
(2) The distribution schedule for each consortium.
(3) The types and levels of services provided by each consortium.
(4) The effectiveness of each consortium in meeting the educational needs of adults in its respective region.
(5) Any recommendations related to delivery of education, immigrant integration,  education  and workforce services for adults, including recommendations related to improved alignment of state programs.
(6) A summary, based upon a review of the annual adult education plan for each consortium required pursuant to Section 84906, of the extent to which funds provided pursuant to this article, in combination with other funds available to the consortium and other entities that provide education and workforce services for adults in the region, were insufficient to address the demands for adult education within the service area of the consortium.
(b) (1) The chancellor and the Superintendent may require a consortium, as a condition of receipt of an apportionment, to submit any reports or data necessary to produce the report described in subdivision (a).
(2) The chancellor and the Superintendent shall align the data used to produce the report described in subdivision (a) with data reported by local educational agencies for other purposes, such as data used for purposes of the federal Workforce Innovation Opportunity  and Opportunity Innovation  Act (Public Law 113-128).
(3) The Employment Development Department and the California Workforce Investment Board shall provide any assistance needed to align delivery of services across state and regional workforce, education, and job service programs.