Standards for eligibility for grants
(1)The board shall not approve career and technical education program support to be provided under section 23-8-102 unless the courses of career and technical education conducted by an education provider meet the standards prescribed in subsection (2) of this section.
(2)Any course approved pursuant to subsection (1) of this section shall:
(a)Be designed to provide students with an entry-level occupational skill or prepare students for further education, including but not limited to skills or preparation in the areas of visual arts, as defined in section 22-1-104.5 (1)(c), C.R.S., or performing arts, as defined in section 22-1-104.5 (1)(b), C.R.S.;
(d)Be conducted in facilities that are sufficiently equipped to permit adequate training and education; the facilities may be located within or outside the school district, or, in the case of a program conducted by a board of cooperative services, within or outside any of the school districts participating in the board of cooperative services, and they may be housed in buildings that are not owned or operated by an education provider; and
(e)Meet an employment potential that is found to exist by any survey of the board concerning economic opportunities.
(3)In approving career and technical education programs and career and technical education program support money under this part 1, the board shall attempt to avoid unnecessary duplication in either facilities or staffing for career and technical education in an education provider or within an area of this state; and, where feasible, sharing of facilities shall be required by the board.
(4)The board shall adopt such rules as may be necessary to administer this part 1.
Section 23-8-103 — Standards for eligibility for grants - rules,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-23.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).