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California Community Colleges Economic And Workforce Development Program; Chapter 7. Reporting   

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(a) The chancellor shall implement performance accountability outcome measures for the economic and workplace development program that provide the Governor, Legislature, and general public with information that quantifies employer and student outcomes for those participating in the program. At a minimum, these performance measures shall include all of the following:

(1) Measures of skills or competency attainment by students and workers receiving educational or workforce training services under the program.

(2) Measures relevant to program completion, including measures of course, certificate, degree, and program of study rates of completion for students or workers receiving education or workforce training services under the program.

(3) Measures of employment placement or measures of educational progression, such as transfer readiness, for students or workers receiving education or workforce training services under the program, depending on whether the client is entering the labor market or continuing in education.

(4) For those who have entered the labor market following completion of the education or workforce training services offered under the program, measures of income, including wage measures.

(5) A quantitative assessment of impacts on businesses receiving services under the program. These may include data pertaining to profitability, labor productivity, workplace injuries, employer cost savings resulting from improved business processes, levels of customer satisfaction, employee retention rates, estimates of new revenue generated, sales, and market penetration, as well as information pertaining to new products or services developed.

(b) The chancellor shall submit a report to the Governor and Legislature on or about March 1 of each year. This report shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, all of the following:

(1) Sufficient information to ensure the understanding of the magnitude of expenditures, by type of expenditure, including those specified in Section 88625, disaggregated by industry sector or cluster, region, and type of grant.

(2) Information pertaining to the type of services provided to colleges and employers, and the number of businesses, students, and employees served, including information to identify the benchmarks and indicators used to demonstrate the results achieved.

(3) Data summarizing outcome accountability performance measures enumerated and required by this section.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 361, Sec. 2.)