Section 79148. (Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 932, Sec. 1.)
Cite as: Cal. Educ. Code §79148.
(a)To the extent that sufficient federal funds and other resources are available, the Division of Apprenticeship Standards, in partnership with the State Department of Education and the California Community Colleges, shall develop and implement innovative apprenticeship training demonstration projects in high-growth industries in emerging and transitioning occupations that meet local labor market needs and that are validated by current labor market data.
(b)The Division of Apprenticeship Standards, in collaboration with the State Department of Education and the California Community Colleges, shall submit a report not later than December 31, 1998, to the Governor and the Legislature containing a summary of educational and vocational outcomes resulting from innovative apprenticeship training demonstration projects. The report shall include a status report on the number of participating registered apprentices as well as a statewide analysis and needs assessment regarding the extent that these apprenticeship training demonstration projects are meeting work force training needs in high growth industries.