§ 32–771. Department of Employment Services quarterly reports on job training and adult education programs.
(a) Beginning on February 15, 2013, the Department of Employment Services (“Department”) shall transmit to the Council on a quarterly basis, and make available on the Department’s website, a report on the outcomes associated with all local funding administered by the Department for job training or adult education purposes. The report shall include the following outcome measures for job training or adult education participants delineated by job training program and vendor:
(1) The amount of funding that the program or vendor, or that both the program and the vendor, received;
(2) The number of individuals enrolled in job training or adult education;
(3) The classification of instructional program codes for which they were trained;
(4) The number and percentage of those participants who were referred to the job training program or vendor who completed the job training or adult education program;
(5) The number and percentage of those participants who completed the job training or adult education program who earned a General Educational Diploma, high school diploma, or a noncredit or credit-bearing certificate or degree offered by licensed post-secondary education and training programs or vendors;
(6) Among participants who were unemployed at the start of the program, the number and percentage of participants who completed the job training or adult education program who found employment within 6 months of graduation;
(7) Among participants who found employment within 6 months of graduation, the average wage earned; and
(8) Among participants who found employment within 6 months of graduation, the number and percentage of participants who retained employment 6 months after their initial start date.
(b) The report shall also include the following outcome measures for subsidized employment programs, including the Transitional Employment Program (“TEP”), established pursuant to section § 32-1331:
(1) The number of individuals participating, by month;
(2) The number of private-sector employers that hosted a participant;
(3) The number and percentage of participating residents who receive wages from their employer in addition to their subsidized wage and the average amount of the additional wages;
(4) The average length of placement in the subsidized jobs;
(5) The number and percentage of participants who have been hired into unsubsidized jobs upon completion of the subsidized component of TEP or within 6 months of participating in the program, and the average wages of those hired; and
(6) Among program participants who found unsubsidized employment, the number and percentage of participants who retained unsubsidized employment for at least 6 months after their initial unsubsidized start date.
(c) The report shall also include the following outcome measures for training employment programs, including the On-the-Job Training program, established pursuant to § 32-241(a)(4), the:
(1) Number of individuals participating, by month;
(2) Number of private sector employers that hosted a participant;
(3) Average and median wages paid to participants whose employers are then reimbursed by the Department;
(4) Average amount and percentage paid of wage reimbursement per participant;
(5) Average duration of time participants spend in the training component of a program; and
(6) Number and percentage of participants who retain employment for an additional 6 months beyond the completion of the training at the same wages and benefits as those in comparable positions who are not associated with a program.
§ 32–772. Department of Employment Services annual report on year-round youth programs.
(a) Starting December 15, 2020, and annually thereafter, the Department of Employment Services ("Department") shall publish on its website and submit to the Council a report on the operations of its year-round youth programs, including:
(1) The In-School Youth Program;
(2) The Out-of-School Youth Program;
(3) The Marion Barry Youth Leadership Institute;
(4) Pathways for Young Adults Program;
(5) Youth Earn and Learn Program;
(6) The High School Internship Program;
(7) In-School Youth Innovation Grants; and
(8) In-school DCHR internship program.
(b) The report shall include the following information for each program from the previous fiscal year:
(1) The number of participants newly enrolled;
(2) The total number of participants, disaggregated by ward, grade, school, age, and, if known, at-risk status;
(3) Each program's total expenditures, disaggregated by fund type (federal, local, intra-District, or special purpose revenue funds); and
(4) The names of any vendors, grantees, host employers (including public schools and public charter schools for the High School Internship Program), host sites, or other organizations providing services to youth.
(c) The Department may withhold from the report required pursuant to subsection (b) of this section any information precluded from release by federal law, rule, or policy; provided, that, if at a later time, such information may be released, the Department shall supplement the next annual report following the date on which the information may be shared with the withheld information.
(d) For the purposes of this section, the term "at-risk" means a public school, public charter school, private school, or homeschool student who is identified as one or more of the following:
(2) In the District's foster care system;
(3) Qualifies for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; or
(4) A high school student that is one year older, or more, than the expected age for the grade in which the student is enrolled.