(b) All written agreements shall include an assurance that federal, state, and local funds
allocated to an agency or institution shall be used only to cover those additional costs
which are necessary to administer that portion of the career and technical education
program which the parties have agreed would be administered by an agency or
institution, or to lower the rate of or eliminate tuition, fees, and other charges collected
from persons benefiting from the portion of the program or both; and that federal, state,
and local funds shall not be used to cover those costs which would otherwise be covered
by the institution's own resources, thereby diverting those resources to other purposes.
(c) The department, intermediate school district, or local educational agency may not
enter into any agreement with an agency or institution which collects tuition, fees, and
other charges, and which is able to cover with its own resources substantially all the
necessary costs of administering that portion of the career and technical education
program which the department,
intermediate school district, or local educational agency desires to have carried out by
an agency or institution, unless the agency or institution agrees to use federal, state,
and local funds allocated to it to cover the cost of reducing the rate or eliminating
tuition, fees, and other charges collected from those benefiting from such portion.
(3) Instruction shall prepare students for occupations that lead to high skill, high
wage and high demand careers and prepare students for postsecondary education.
These occupations shall be identified by the department based on available
employment and workforce data.
(4) Instruction shall meet all of the following:
(a) Contain a coherent and complete sequence of instruction, as determined by the
department for the United States department of education classification of
instruction (CIP) code area.
(b) Be part of a high school program of study that includes a post high school
(c) Teach content standards approved by the state board of education.
(d) Use required assessments.
(e) Contain criteria for state-approved career and technical education programs under
subrule (9) of this rule.
(5) Reimbursement for instruction costs shall comply with Part 4 of these rules.
(6) Access to career and technical education instruction shall comply with the pupil
accounting rules pursuant to R 340.1 to R 340.18.
(a) All individuals residing in the state who are available and qualified to receive
instruction will have access to programs being offered. If it is not economically or
administratively feasible to provide each type of program in all areas and communities
served by a local educational agency, individuals residing in an area served by 1 local
educational agency will be permitted to enroll, in accordance with policies and
procedures established by the department or by the local educational agencies involved,
in a program of instruction offered by another local educational agency so long as the
local educational agency serving the area in which the individual resides does not offer
a reasonably comparable type of program, the student is otherwise available and
qualified to receive such instruction, and facilities are reasonably available for additional
enrollees in the program offered by the receiving local educational agency.