40 Tex. Admin. Code § 807.284 - Reporting

Current through Reg. 46, No. 53; December 31, 2021

(a) Schools shall report to the Agency, as directed, the facts and information about their programs and operations deemed necessary for the proper administration of the Act and any rules adopted under the Act.
(1) The data to be reported by a school shall include:
(A) student enrollment information for all programs;
(B) completion, employment, and job placement information for all programs approved for an occupational objective; and
(C) any other required information.
(2) The school shall submit the required data to the Agency on or before the specified date.
(3) The school shall provide the data in an electronic format prescribed by the Agency unless a different format is approved in writing by the Agency.
(4) When good cause is shown, the Agency may extend the deadline for submission of the data required under this section; however, the extension shall be effective only if authorized in writing.
(5) The Agency may require schools to maintain on file the verifiable documentation supporting the data reported and make it available to the Agency upon request.
(b) The Agency shall develop and apply data monitoring and audit protocols for the data reported under subsection (a) of this section, in a manner sufficient to reasonably determine the accuracy of the reported information.
(c) The Agency may impose penalties or sanctions, or both, for failure to submit data under subsection (a) of this section by the due dates required, or for submission of data that is shown to contain inaccuracies.
(d) For any programs not meeting a minimum employment rate for program graduates in jobs related to the stated occupation, as referenced in §807.131(b), the following graduated corrective actions will be taken:
(1) For a program not meeting the minimum employment rate for the first year, the school will be required to develop and submit a performance improvement plan acceptable to the Agency;
(2) For a program not meeting the minimum employment rate for the second consecutive year, but showing improvement of at least 50% of the difference between the reported rate and the minimum employment rate of the previous year, the school will be required to reexamine and submit modifications to the performance improvement plan acceptable to the Agency;
(3) For a program not meeting the minimum employment rate for the second consecutive year and not showing improvement of at least 50% of the difference between the reported rate and the minimum employment rate of the previous year, conditions will be placed on the school's certificate, which include:
(A) modification of the performance improvement plan; and
(B) suspension of new enrollment of students funded with Local Workforce Development Board-allocated funds in the program; and
(4) For a program not meeting the minimum employment rate for the third consecutive year, the Agency will revoke approval of the program.
(e) The Agency shall publish on its website information compiled from:
(1) data reported under subsection (a) of this section; and
(2) any other information collected about schools and programs deemed appropriate and useful to the public, which:
(A) assists a person in deciding whether to enroll in a school or in identifying or choosing which postsecondary institution, school, or college to attend; and
(B) addresses regulatory compliance and performance of schools.
(3) The Agency, to the extent practical, shall present the published information in a manner that is consistent among institutions, schools, and colleges; easy to understand; and accessible to the public.

Notes

40 Tex. Admin. Code § 807.284
The provisions of this §807.284 adopted to be effective January 23, 2012, 37 TexReg 200

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