PA 14-59—sHB 5375

Program Review and Investigations Committee

Education Committee

AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE REEMPLOYMENT OF OLDER WORKERS CONCERNING THE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SYSTEM

SUMMARY: This act requires the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS) superintendent to submit additional student employment information to the Education, Higher Education and Employment Advancement, and Labor committees by November 15 annually, in anticipation of a required meeting. By law, the superintendent, the three committees, and other state officials must meet annually, by November 30, to consider submitted information about CTHSS and its workforce skills program, among other topics.

By law, the superintendent is required to provide information regarding CTHSS graduates' curriculum and employment status. The act expands this to include the following information on graduates or students who complete an approved program of CTHSS study: (1) demographics, such as age and gender; (2) course and program enrollment and completion; (3) employment status; and (4) wages prior to enrolling and after graduation. The act also requires the superintendent to collaborate with the labor commissioner to obtain the required information.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2014

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