CAREER AND TECHNICAL PREPARATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 258 of 2000
388.1903a Readiness assessments; duties of superintendent of public instruction; determination of qualifying scores; costs.
(1) Not later than July 1, 2005, the superintendent of public instruction shall do both of the following:
(a) Approve 1 or more readiness assessments that may be used for the purposes of determining eligible students beginning with participation in the 2006-2007 school year. Readiness assessments shall be aligned with state learning standards and shall provide high school students with an early indication of proficiency in the subject areas of English, mathematics, reading, social studies, and science and contain a comprehensive career planning program.
(b) Determine qualifying scores for each subject area component of a readiness assessment and for a nationally or industry recognized job skills assessment test that indicate readiness to enroll in a course under this act.
(2) Not later than July 1, 2006, the superintendent of public instruction shall determine qualifying scores for each subject area component of the Michigan merit examination that indicate readiness to enroll in a course under this act.
(3) Unless the school district or state approved nonpublic school in which the student is enrolled elects to pay these costs, a student who takes a readiness assessment or a job skills assessment test for the purposes of this act is responsible for paying all costs for taking and obtaining qualifying scores on a readiness assessment or a job skills assessment test for the purposes of this act. This state is not responsible for any of these costs.
History: Add. 2004, Act 592, Imd. Eff. Jan. 5, 2005
Am. 2012, Act 133, Eff. July 1, 2012
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of certain powers and duties vested in the department of career development or its director, relating to powers and duties of state board of education or superintendent of public instruction to the department of labor and economic growth, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.For transfer of powers of department of labor and economic growth regarding career and technical education program for secondary students to department of education by type II transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2007-1, compiled at MCL 388.998.
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