SEC. 37-31-207. Duties of board.
The State Board of Education shall have the following duties:
(a) To seek the best available projections of employment and occupations for Mississippians;
(b) To utilize these projections and other considerations to set vocational and technical education priorities;
(c) To utilize the services of all state agencies having information regarding the purposes of this chapter;
(d) To cooperate with the governor's office of job development and training and the board of economic development to prevent duplication and provide continuity of employment and training services;
(e) To conduct evaluations of the success or failure of vocational-technical programs, including the extent to which training actually leads to jobs in the field in which the student was trained;
(f) Obtain and publish data and information on program performance from those vocational-technical programs receiving state funds; and
(g) To notify local school districts and public community/junior colleges prior to March 1 annually of any discontinuation of ongoing vocational programs which would affect the renewing of contracts with vocational personnel.
SOURCES: Laws, 1982, ch. 493, Sec. 4; 1992, ch. 482, Sec. 12, eff from and after July 1, 1992.