(b) For adult education instruction as listed under subdivision (o) of Section 2-12, the maximum generation rate for reimbursement per credit hour or per unit of instruction shall be equal to the community college system reimbursement rate for adult education divided by one-third.
(c) Upon its annual approval, the State Board shall provide grants to eligible programs for activities to improve or expand services under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Title II - Adult Education and Literacy. Eligible programs shall be determined based upon competitive processes and based on federal and State program considerations, as set by the State Board.
(d) Reimbursement under this Section may not exceed the actual costs of the approved program. Approved programs may assess students, except those students receiving public aid under the Illinois Public Aid Code, up to $6.00 per credit hour or unit of instruction, not to exceed $30.00 per semester per student, if needed to meet program costs.
(e) An education plan shall be established for each adult learner who is participating in the instructional programs provided under this Section.
(f) Each adult education provider shall keep an accurate and detailed account of the students assigned to and receiving instruction under this Section who are enrolled in classroom instruction. Each adult education provider shall submit reports of services provided as required by the State Board.
(g) For classes authorized under this Section, a credit hour or unit of instruction is equal to 15 hours of direct instruction for students enrolled in approved adult education programs at midterm and making satisfactory progress, in accordance with standards established by the State Board.
(h) If an approved adult education provider fails to provide or is providing unsatisfactory or insufficient classes under Section 2-12 and this Section, the State Board may enter into agreements with other eligible providers.
(Source: P.A. 101-289, eff. 8-9-19.)