Career Development Success Program
For the career development success program (program), the bill removes the requirement for successful completion of a qualified industry pre-apprenticeship program and the requirement for successful completion of a qualified industry apprenticeship.
Current law requires the general assembly to annually appropriate $1 million to the department of education for the program. Beginning in the 2023-24 budget year, and each budget year thereafter, the bill increase the appropriation to $10 million.
The bill requires a school district or charter school participating in the program to receive 120% of the per-pupil amount for each pupil who is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch and who successfully earned an industry certificate by completing a qualified industry-credential program, a qualified workplace training program, or a qualified advanced placement course.
The bill authorizes a participating school district or participating charter school to contract with a third party to provide specified services under the program.
The bill extends the repeal date from September 1, 2024, to September 1, 2034.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)