|(a) Schools shall report to the Agency, as directed,
the facts and information about their programs and operations deemed
necessary for the proper administration of the Act and any rules adopted
under the Act.
(1) The data to be reported by a school shall include:
(A) student enrollment information for all programs;
(B) completion, employment, and job placement information
for all programs approved for an occupational objective; and
(C) any other required information.
(2) The school shall submit the required data to the
Agency on or before the specified date.
(3) The school shall provide the data in an electronic
format prescribed by the Agency unless a different format is approved
in writing by the Agency.
(4) When good cause is shown, the Agency may extend
the deadline for submission of the data required under this section;
however, the extension shall be effective only if authorized in writing.
(5) The Agency may require schools to maintain on file
the verifiable documentation supporting the data reported and make
it available to the Agency upon request.
(b) The Agency will develop and apply data monitoring
and audit protocols for the data reported under subsection (a) of
this section, in a manner sufficient to reasonably determine the accuracy
of the reported information.
(c) The Agency may impose penalties or sanctions, or
both, for failure to submit data under subsection (a) of this section
by the due dates required, or for submission of data that is shown
to contain inaccuracies.
(d) For any programs not meeting a minimum employment
rate, the following graduated corrective actions will be taken:
(1) For a program not meeting the minimum employment
rate for the first year, the school will be required to develop and
submit a performance improvement plan acceptable to the Agency;
(2) For a program not meeting the minimum employment
rate for the second consecutive year, but showing improvement of at
least 50 percent of the difference between the reported rate and the
minimum employment rate of the previous year, the school will be required
to reexamine and submit modifications to the performance improvement
plan acceptable to the Agency;
(3) For a program not meeting the minimum employment
rate for the second consecutive year and not showing improvement of
at least 50 percent of the difference between the reported rate and
the minimum employment rate of the previous year, conditions will
be placed on the school's certificate, which include:
(A) modification of the performance improvement plan;
(B) suspension of new enrollment of students funded
with Local Workforce Development Board-allocated funds in the program;
(4) For a program not meeting the minimum employment
rate for the third consecutive year, the Agency will revoke approval
of the program.
(e) The Agency will publish on its website information
(1) data reported under subsection (a) of this section;
(2) any other information collected about schools and
programs deemed appropriate and useful to the public, which:
(A) assists a person in deciding whether to enroll
in a school or in identifying or choosing which postsecondary institution,
school, or college to attend; and
(B) addresses regulatory compliance and performance
(3) The Agency, to the extent practical, shall present
the published information in a manner that is consistent among institutions,
schools, and colleges; easy to understand; and accessible to the public.