Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 1197 Session Year 2023
AN ACT CONCERNING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
To (1) allow boards of education to provide aerospace and aviation training to students through partnerships with local businesses, (2) allow the establishment of a dual enrollment or early college program related to health care, (3) allow students to be trained as paraeducators while in high school, (4) distribute information concerning vocational agriculture and technical education and career programs to students in middle school, (5) require the Auditors of Public Accounts to audit workforce development programs, (6) establish a grant program for boards of education that includes registered preapprenticeship programs in the high school curriculum, (7) require the expansion of dual credit and dual enrollment programs, and (8) require the establishment of a working group to determine the feasibility of developing an aerospace advanced manufacturing high school.