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AB-2361 School districts: school accountability report card: visual and performing arts.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2361


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Pan

February 24, 2012


An act to add Section 33126.3 to the Education Code, relating to school districts.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2361, as introduced, Pan. School districts: school accountability report card: visual and performing arts.
The Classroom Instructional Improvement and Accountability Act requires the governing board of each school district maintaining an elementary or secondary school to develop and cause to be implemented for each school in the district a school accountability report card that includes assessments of various school conditions.
This bill would encourage a school to include in the school accountability report card the number of visual and performing arts classes offered in the school district and at the schoolsite, the amount of time devoted to visual and performing arts instruction, the number of pupils enrolled in visual and performing arts classes, and the number of full-time equivalent teaching positions in the visual and performing arts.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 33126.3 is added to the Education Code, to read:

33126.3.
 A school is encouraged to include in its school accountability report card all of the following information:
(a) The number of visual and performing arts classes offered in the school district and at the schoolsite.
(b) The amount of time devoted to visual and performing arts instruction.
(c) The number of pupils enrolled in visual and performing arts classes.
(d) The number of full-time equivalent teaching positions in the visual and performing arts.