34 CFR 403.201 - What are the State's responsibilities for developing and implementing a statewide system of core standards and measures of performance?

§ 403.201 What are the State's responsibilities for developing and implementing a statewide system of core standards and measures of performance?

(a)

(1) Each State board receiving funds under the Act shall develop and implement a statewide system of core standards and measures of performance for secondary, postsecondary, and adult vocational education programs.

(2) This system must -

(i) Be developed and implemented by September 25, 1992; and

(ii) Apply to all programs assisted under the Act.

(3) The State board must determine whether a recipient of funds under § 403.112, § 403.113, or § 403.116 must evaluate more than the particular projects, services, and activities receiving assistance under a basic program listed in § 403.60 or a special program listed in § 403.130 in order to carry out a valid, reliable, and otherwise meaningful evaluation of the effectiveness of these projects, services, and activities as required by § 403.191(a)(1), using the standards and measures developed pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of this section.

(4) If a State board determines under paragraph (a)(3) of this section that a recipient must evaluate more than the particular projects, services, and activities receiving assistance under a basic or special program, the State board shall -

(i) Determine whether the entire local vocational education program - or which projects, services, and activities in addition to the ones assisted under a basic or special program - must be evaluated to assess the effectiveness of the particular projects, services, and activities receiving assistance under a basic program or a special program; and

(ii) Require a recipient to conduct an evaluation consistent with the State board's determination under paragraph (a)(4)(i) of this section.

(b) To assist in the development and implementation of the Statewide system addressed in paragraph (a) of this section, the State board shall appoint a State Committee of Practitioners (Committee), as prescribed in 34 CFR 400.6.

(c) The State board shall convene the Committee on a regular basis to review, comment on, and propose revisions to the State board's draft proposal for a system of core standards and measures of performance for vocational education programs assisted under the Act.

(d) To assist the Committee in formulating recommendations for modifying standards and measures of performance, the State board shall provide the Committee with information concerning differing types of standards and measures including -

(1) The advantages and disadvantages of each type of standard or measure; and

(2) Instances in which those standards and measures -

(i) Have been effective; and

(ii) Have not been effective.

(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under Control No. 1830-0030)
(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 2325(a) and (d))

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