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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 10. PRIVATE POSTSECONDARY AND HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS [94000 - 95010]

  ( Division 10 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 59. PRIVATE POSTSECONDARY AND HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS [94000 - 95010]

  ( Part 59 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 8. Private Postsecondary Institutions [94800 - 94950]

  ( Chapter 8 added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 310, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 6.5. Labor Market Outcome Data Reporting [94892.6- 94892.6.]
  ( Article 6.5 added by Stats. 2019, Ch. 519, Sec. 1. )

94892.6.
  

(a) (1) For each graduate completing a program on or after January 1, 2020, at an institution approved to operate by the bureau, the institution shall collect and retain all of the following data:

(A) Individual identifying information for each graduate of the institution sufficient to match to wage data from the Employment Development Department pursuant to Section 1095 of the Unemployment Insurance Code.

(B) The program the graduate was enrolled in.

(C) The graduate’s student loan debt information reported under subdivision (g) of Section 74112 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, if that information applies to the student.

(2) All social security numbers or federal taxpayer identification numbers collected pursuant to subparagraph (A) of paragraph (1) shall be reported by an institution solely for the purposes set forth in this section, and shall not be disclosed by an institution to any third party other than the bureau and the Employment Development Department unless the disclosure is required by law.

(b) (1) An institution shall report information collected pursuant to subdivision (a) to the bureau annually according to a schedule and in a format determined by the bureau. The bureau shall match the data reported by institutions pursuant to this section with wage data from the Employment Development Department pursuant to Section 1095 of the Unemployment Insurance Code.

(2) The bureau shall provide the data reported by institutions pursuant to this section to the Employment Development Department for the purpose of fulfilling federal reporting requirements outlined in Section 116(d)(4)(a) of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (Public Law 113-128), to the extent permitted by state and federal laws and regulations.

(3) The bureau shall make available on its internet website the relevant program-level and institution-level statistics, presented in terms of easily understood labor market measures and consistent with all pertinent state and federal privacy laws, regarding the earnings levels of graduates and the student debt information reported under subdivision (g) of Section 74112 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, if that information applies to the student.

(4) Labor market outcome data for each program and institution shall, at a minimum, provide data relating to graduates at two years and at five years after their graduation.

(5) This subdivision shall not be operative until the Director of Consumer Affairs certifies that the bureau’s information technology system has been updated and is capable of processing data as required by this section. The bureau shall notify institutions when this certification has occurred. An institution shall have 120 days from the date it receives notification from the bureau to comply with this section.

(c) When sufficient data is reported and publicly available under this section, it is the intent of the Legislature to review the process by which institutions are required to collect and report employment data and reduce duplicative efforts.

(Added by Stats. 2019, Ch. 519, Sec. 1. (AB 1340) Effective January 1, 2020.)

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