High-Risk Youth Education and Public Safety Program. Chapter 4. Evaluation And Funding
(a) The State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Board of Corrections, shall create an evaluation design for the program that will assess the effectiveness of program implementation and operation.
(b) The State Department of Education shall contract with an independent evaluator to assess the overall success of the program.
(c) Participating county offices of education and school districts shall collect and report outcome measure data to the State Department of Education and any other data to indicate the effect of intervention strategies and program operations on the risk factors used to identify the high-risk youth. The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall annually summarize the data reported. The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall also develop an analysis of the program and suggest recommendations in a final report to be submitted to the Legislature on or before May 1, 2004, and shall provide an interim report to the Legislature by March 1, 2002.
(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 734, Sec. 28.)