Section 88550.5. (Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 753, Sec. 1.)
Cite as: Cal. Educ. Code §88550.5.
(a)Prior to January 1, 2011, the chancellor shall contract for an independent evaluation of the effectiveness of the California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Program in achieving the specific program goals and objectives set forth in this part. This performance evaluation shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, specific conclusions about the strengths and weaknesses of the program, as well as specific recommendations for strategies to improve the effectiveness of the program.
(b)It is the intent of the Legislature that funding for the performance evaluation required by this section shall be provided from the budget of the California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Program for the 2010–11 fiscal year. The final draft of the report produced pursuant to the performance evaluation shall be submitted to the chairpersons of the appropriate legislative policy and fiscal committees, the Director of Finance, and the Legislative Analyst prior to February 1, 2012.