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AB-2869 Career technical education: California Career Technical Education Incentive Grant Program: carpenter’s preapprenticeship programs.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 53077 is added to the Education Code, to read:

53077.
 (a) The department shall use a portion, the amount of which shall be determined by the department, of grant funding appropriated for the California Career Technical Education Incentive Grant Program to establish a carpenter’s preapprenticeship pilot program. The pilot program shall award a grant to school districts, county offices of education, charter schools, or regional occupational centers or programs operated by joint powers authorities that establish a carpenter’s preapprenticeship program for high school pupils. The applicant and its carpenter’s preapprenticeship program shall satisfy all applicable requirements of this chapter in order to receive the grant.
(b) An applicant’s carpenter’s preapprenticeship program shall meet all of the following requirements in order to receive a grant under this section:
(1) Curriculum for the program shall be developed specifically for the program.
(2) Career technical education credit shall be awarded to each pupil who completes the program.
(3) The program shall be designed to be completed by pupils while they are in high school.
(c) The department shall commence awarding grants pursuant to this section to applicants by the start of the 2019–20 academic year.
(d) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2025, and as of that date is repealed.