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AB-2756 Private schools: home schools: filing.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 33190 of the Education Code is amended to read:

33190.
 Every (a)  A  person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation offering  that offers  or conducting conducts  private school instruction on the elementary or high school level shall  in the state shall,  between the first and 15th day of October of each year, commencing on October 1, 1967,  file with the Superintendent of Public Instruction  an affidavit or statement, under penalty of perjury, by the owner or other head setting forth the following information for the current year:
(a) (1)  All names, whether real or fictitious, of the person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation under which it has done and is doing business.
(b) (2)  The address, including city and street, of every place of doing business of the person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation within the State of California.
(c) (3)  The address, including city and street, of the location of the records of the person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation, and the name and address, including city and street, of the custodian of such those  records.
(d) (4)  The names and addresses, including city and street, of the directors, if any, and principal officers of the person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation.
(e) (5)  The school enrollment, by grades, number of teachers, coeducational or enrollment limited to boys or girls girls,  and boarding facilities.
(f) (6)  That the following records are maintained at the address stated, and are true and accurate:
(1) (A)  The records required to be kept by Section 48222.
(2) (B)  The courses of study offered by the institution.
(3) (C)  The names and addresses, including city and street, of its faculty, together with a record of the educational qualifications of each.
(g) (7)  Criminal record summary information has been obtained pursuant to Section 44237.
(8) The nature of the private school, as listed in subdivision (f) or, if not listed, a description of the nature of the private school.
(b)  Whenever two or more private schools are under the effective control or supervision of a single administrative unit, such the  administrative unit may comply with the provisions of  this section on behalf of each of the schools under its control or supervision by submitting one report.
(c)  Filing pursuant to this section shall not be interpreted to  does not  mean, and it shall be unlawful for any a  school to expressly or impliedly represent by any means whatsoever, that the State of California, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the State Board of Education, the State Department of Education, or any Superintendent, the state board, the department, or a  division or bureau of the department, or any accrediting agency has made any an  evaluation, recognition, approval, or endorsement of the school or course unless this is an actual fact.
(d)  The Superintendent of Public Instruction  shall prepare and publish a list of private elementary and high schools to  schools that includes every filer pursuant to subdivision (a), which shall  include the name and address of the school and  school,  the name of the school owner or administrator. administrator, and the nature of the school, as described in paragraph (8) of subdivision (a). 
(e) For purposes of this section, the following definitions apply:
(1) “Private school” means a person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation that provides private school instruction in the state.
(2) “Private school instruction” means instruction and the provision of full-time day school at the elementary or high school level for one or more pupils who are 6 to 18 years of age, inclusive.
(f) For purposes of this section, a “person, firm, association, partnership, or corporation” includes, but is not limited to, conventional or traditional private schools, private school satellite programs, private online or virtual schools, parents, guardians, or other individuals who operate a private home school, and certified nonpublic, nonsectarian schools.