The following conditions shall be used to determine the appropriateness of vocational education contracts with contractors:
(a) Manpower needs and job opportunities are identified and established for the instruction program.
(b) The program or courses do not unnecessarily duplicate offerings available in the region served.
(c) The program or courses provide vocational education opportunities not other vise available.
(d) The programs or courses shall not reduce or supplant the vocational education efforts of any district.
(e) Eligible costs shall not exceed the same cost to provide the same training in the public entity or the tuition the private postsecondary school charges its private students, whichever is lower.
(f) The community college student may not be charged additional tuition for any training included in the contract.
(g) Each student eligible for enrollment under a contract between a community college district and a contractor must: (1) have reached his or her sixteenth birthday and (2) be enrolled in a community college.
(h) The contractor must be accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Office of Education or conform to guidelines on contractual relationships with nonaccredited organizations established by the agency accrediting the community college.
Education Code 66700
Education Code 70901
Education Code 8090 et seq.
(Amended by Register 95, No. 22).