(a) On or before January 10, 2012, the Legislative Analyst' s Office shall report to the Legislature and the Governor on the implementation and outcomes of the first award cycle under the pilot program. The report shall assess the extent to which the pilot program resulted in improved Cal Grant delivery to students, parents, and high school and financial aid counselors; administrative efficiencies; and sufficient state oversight. The report shall also identify any challenges or barriers to expansion of the alternative Cal Grant delivery system, as well as any associated information technology challenges that may need to be addressed or changes that may be required.
(b) Consistent with the criteria in subdivision (a), the Student Aid Commission may provide a report to the Legislature and the Governor.
(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 328, Sec. 52.)