90th General Assembly
Summary of HB3177
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ADULT ED-JOBS FOR YOUTH                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Adult Education Act.   Requires  the  State  Board  of      
   Education to administer a 5-year pilot grant program under which, from      
   appropriations  made  for the program's implementation, annual cost of      
   instruction grants  are  distributed  to  Jobs  For  Youth/Chicago,  a      
   community-based   job  training  and  placement  and  adult  education      
   program.  Requires the grants to be used to provide  persons  in  Cook      
   County  who  are  between the ages of 17 and 24 years with basic adult      
   secondary education, job training, and other instruction necessary  to      
   increase their employment qualifications.  Provides for implementation      
   of   the  adult  secondary  education  program  under  an  interagency      
   agreement  between  the  State  Board  of  Education  and   Jobs   for      
   Youth/Chicago,  and requires the State Board of Education, which is to      
   supervise the program's implementation, to determine the annual amount      
   of a cost of instruction grant  based  upon  performance  outcomes  of      
   students  in  the program and standards established by the State Board      
   of Education for program implementation.  Effective July 1, 1998.           
          FISCAL NOTE (State Bd. of Ed.)                                       
          No specific formula for the proposed grant program is outlined       
          in the bill. The cost could range in FY99 from $50,000 (match-       
          ing the federal adult education funds) to a much higher figure.      
          The State Board of Education has no funds appropriated or bud-       
          geted for this program or for the administration of such pro-        
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE                                           
          No change from previous note.                                        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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