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THE STATE SCHOOL AID ACT OF 1979 (EXCERPT)
Act 94 of 1979

***** 388.1661d.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2021 *****

388.1661d.amended Career and technical education programs; payments to districts; definitions.

Sec. 61d.

  (1) From the appropriation in section 11, there is allocated for 2021-2022 an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 from the state school aid fund for additional payments to districts for career and technical education programs for the purpose of increasing the number of Michigan residents with high-quality degrees or credentials, and to increase the number of pupils who are college- and career-ready upon high school graduation.

  (2) The department shall calculate payments to districts under this section in the following manner:

  (a) A payment of $35.00 multiplied by the number of pupils in grades 9 to 12 who are counted in membership in the district and are enrolled in at least 1 career and technical education program.

  (b) An additional payment of $35.00 multiplied by the number of pupils in grades 9 to 12 who are counted in membership in the district and are enrolled in at least 1 career and technical education program that provides instruction in critical skills and high-demand career fields.

  (3) If the allocation under subsection (1) is insufficient to fully fund payments under subsection (2), the department shall prorate payments under this section on an equal per-pupil basis.

  (4) As used in this section:

  (a) “Career and technical education program” means a state-approved career and technical education program, as determined by the department.

  (b) “Career and technical education program that provides instruction in critical skills and high-demand career field” means a career and technical education program classified under any of the following 2-digit classification of instructional programs (CIP) codes:

  (i) 01, which refers to “agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences”.

  (ii) 03, which refers to “natural resources and conservation”.

  (iii) 10 through 11, which refers to “communications technologies/technicians and support services” and “computer and information sciences and support services”.

  (iv) 14 through 15, which refers to “engineering” and “engineering technologies and engineering-related fields”.

  (v) 26, which refers to “biological and biomedical sciences”.

  (vi) 46 through 48, which refers to “construction trades”, “mechanic and repair technologies/technicians”, and “precision production”.

  (vii) 51, which refers to “health professions and related programs”.

  

  

History: Add. 2018, Act 265, Eff. Oct. 1, 2018 ;– Am. 2019, Act 58, Eff. Oct. 1, 2019 ;– Am. 2020, Act 165, Eff. Oct. 1, 2020 ;– Am. 2021, Act 48, Eff. Oct. 1, 2021
Compiler’s Notes: In subsection (1), as amended by Act 58 of 2019, the following phrase “and, for 2019-2020 only, an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 from the talent investment fund” was vetoed by the governor on September 30, 2019.



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