THE STATE SCHOOL AID ACT OF 1979 (EXCERPT)
Act 94 of 1979
388.1830 Recommendations and performance measures developed by performance indicators task force; review and implementation; intent of legislature; offset of retirement contributions; resolution; categories of best practices.
(1) It is the intent of the legislature that the recommendations and performance measures developed by the performance indicators task force formed under section 242 of 2005 PA 154 be reviewed and more fully implemented for distribution of state funding to community colleges in future years.
(2) Any additional funding provided to community college operations under section 201(2) in fiscal year 2012-2013 that exceeds the amounts appropriated for operations in fiscal year 2011-2012 is allocated solely for the purpose of offsetting a portion of the retirement contributions owed by the college for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013. The additional funding is distributed based on the following formula:
(a) Allocated proportionate to fiscal year 2011-2012 base appropriations, 50%.
(b) Based on contact hour equated students, 10%.
(c) Based on administrative costs, 7.5%.
(d) Based on a weighted degree formula as provided for in the 2006 recommendations of the performance indicators task force, 17.5%.
(e) Based on the local strategic value component, as developed in cooperation with the Michigan community college association and described in subsection (3), 15%.
(3) The appropriation in section 201(2)(cc) for local strategic value shall be allocated to each community college that certifies to the state budget director, through a board of trustees resolution on or before November 1, 2012, that the college has met 4 out of 5 best practices listed in each category described in subsection (4). The resolution shall provide specifics as to how the community college meets each best practice measure within each category. One-third of funding available under the strategic value component shall be allocated to each category described in subsection (4). Amounts distributed under local strategic value shall be on a proportionate basis to each college's fiscal year 2011-2012 operations funding. Payments to community colleges that qualify for local strategic value funding shall be distributed with the November installment payment described in section 206.
(4) For purposes of subsection (3), the following categories of best practices reflect functional activities of community colleges that have strategic value to the local communities and regional economies:
(a) For Category A, economic development and business or industry partnerships, the following:
(i) The community college has active partnerships with local employers including hospitals and health care providers.
(ii) The community college provides customized on-site training for area companies, employees, or both.
(iii) The community college supports entrepreneurship through a small business assistance center or other training or consulting activities targeted toward small businesses.
(iv) The community college supports technological advancement through industry partnerships, incubation activities, or operation of a Michigan technical education center or other advanced technology center.
(v) The community college has active partnerships with local or regional workforce and economic development agencies.
(b) For Category B, educational partnerships, the following:
(i) The community college has active partnerships with regional high schools, intermediate school districts, and career-tech centers to provide instruction through dual enrollment, direct credit, middle college, or academy programs.
(ii) The community college hosts, sponsors, or participates in enrichment programs for area K-12 students, such as college days, summer or after-school programming, or science Olympiad.
(iii) The community college provides, supports, or participates in programming to promote successful transitions to college for traditional age students, including grant programs such as talent search, upward bound, or other activities to promote college readiness in area high schools and community centers.
(iv) The community college provides, supports, or participates in programming to promote successful transitions to college for new or reentering adult students, such as adult basic education, GED preparation, GED testing, or recruiting, advising, or orientation activities specific to adults.
(v) The community college has active partnerships with regional 4-year colleges and universities to promote successful transfer, such as articulation, 2+2, or reverse transfer agreements or operation of a university center.
(c) For Category C, community services, the following:
(i) The community college provides continuing education programming for leisure, wellness, personal enrichment, or professional development.
(ii) The community college operates or sponsors opportunities for community members to engage in activities that promote leisure, wellness, cultural or personal enrichment such as community sports teams, theater or musical ensembles, or artist guilds.
(iii) The community college operates public facilities to promote cultural, educational, or personal enrichment for community members, such as libraries, computer labs, performing arts centers, museums, art galleries, or television or radio stations.
(iv) The community college operates public facilities to promote leisure or wellness activities for community members, including gymnasiums, athletic fields, tennis courts, fitness centers, hiking or biking trails, or natural areas.
(v) The community college promotes, sponsors, or hosts community service activities for students, staff, or community members.
History: Add. 2011, Act 62, Eff. Oct. 1, 2011
Am. 2012, Act 201, Eff. Oct. 1, 2012
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