Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 620
Department of Economic Development
Section 620.562

August 28, 2014

Summer employment program--at-risk participants, remediation.

620.562. 1. The summer employment program shall consist of projects offering needed paid work experience integrated with educational activities which may include, but is not limited to, employability skills training and educational remediation activities. Participants shall be unemployed at the time of their enrollment.

2. Participants in the program shall be paid a wage according to a work plan approved by the division of workforce development, and commensurate with the number of hours worked by the participant. If participants are high school dropouts, they shall be required to work toward the completion of their graduate equivalency diploma while employed in the summer employment and remediation program. The division of workforce development shall work with the department of elementary and secondary education to establish criteria for determining participants who may be at risk of not earning a high school diploma. Participants who meet these criteria shall be required to attend remediation classes designed to assist in the retention and successful completion of high school.

(L. 1990 H.B. 1653 ยง 18, A.L. 1994 H.B. 1248 & 1048, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision)

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