Bill Summary for H 202 (2023-2024)
Feb 23 2023
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AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION TO ESTABLISH THE HIGH SCHOOL TO WORK PILOT GRANT PROGRAM.Intro. by Moss.
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Appropriates $2.5 million from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) for the 2023-2024 school year for a new High School to Work Grant Program (Program) for public school students in grades nine through twelve. Requires DPI to establish the Program, intended to create opportunities for high school students in public school units to connect with local business to develop skills and contacts for future jobs. Sets out ways in which schools are to use the funds. Requires DPI to report the schools receiving grant funds, the amount of grant funds, the use of grant funds, and recommendations for Program improvements to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee by February 15, 2024. Effective July 1, 2023.