|(a) When implementing the high school equivalency subsidy
program, the Agency will prioritize the subsidy to eligible high school
equivalency subsidy recipients who are AEL program participants or
former AEL participants within 365 days of their program exit. The
Agency may provide the subsidy to eligible high school equivalency
subsidy recipients who are not current or former AEL participants,
based on a plan approved by the Commission.
(b) The Commission will approve an initial voucher
allotment to the AEL grant recipient based on high school equivalency
test-taking data for the grant recipient.
(c) The Commission will approve an initial voucher
allotment, by September 1, for each grant recipient. Additionally,
the Commission may approve an adjustment of a grant recipient's voucher
allotment midyear, or at another time designated by the Commission,
based on a grant recipient's voucher usage or demonstrated demand.
(d) AEL grant recipients will manage the distribution
of vouchers to eligible high school equivalency subsidy recipients
and shall confirm the eligibility of a recipient to receive the subsidy
via a voucher.