California Penal Code

Sec. § 1234.4


(a)

On at least an annual basis, and upon completion of the grant period, grant recipients shall report to the State WIB regarding their use of the funds and workforce training program outcomes.

(b)

By January 1, 2018, the State WIB shall submit a report to the Legislature using the reports from the grant recipients. The report shall contain all the following information:

(1)

The overall success of the grant program, based on the goals and metrics set in the awarded grants.

(2)

An evaluation of the effectiveness of the grant program based on the goals and metrics set in the awarded grants.

(3)

A recommendation on the long-term viability of local workforce investment board and county collaborations on workforce training programs for the supervised population.

(4)

A recommendation on the long-term viability of county workforce training programs for the supervised population.

(5)

In considering the overall success and effectiveness of the grant program, the report shall include a discussion of all of the following:

(A)

The education and workforce readiness of the supervised population at the time individual participants entered the program and how this impacted the types of services needed and offered.

(B)

Whether the programs aligned with the workforce needs of high-demand sectors of the state and regional economies.

(C)

Whether there was an active job market for the skills being developed where the member of the supervised population was likely to be released.

(D)

Whether the program increased the number of members of the supervised population that obtained a marketable and industry or apprenticeship board-recognized certification, credential, or degree.

(E)

Whether the program increased the numbers of the supervised population that successfully complete a job readiness basic skill bridge program and enroll in a long-term training program.

(F)

Whether there were formal or informal networks in the field that support finding employment upon release from custody.

(G)

Whether the program led to employment in occupations with a livable wage.

(H)

Whether the metrics used to evaluate the individual grants were sufficiently aligned with the objectives of the program.

(c)

(1)The requirement for submitting a report imposed under subdivision (b) is inoperative on January 1, 2021, pursuant to Section 10231.5 of the Government Code.

(2)

A report to be submitted pursuant to subdivision (b) shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.
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