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AB-375 Model curriculum standards: career technical education.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/05/2019 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 375


Introduced by Assembly Member Cunningham

February 05, 2019


An act to amend Section 51226 of the Education Code, relating to pupil instruction.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 375, as introduced, Cunningham. Model curriculum standards: career technical education.
Existing law requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to coordinate the development, on a cyclical basis, of model curriculum standards for, among other courses of study, a career technical education course of study. Existing law requires the Superintendent, to the extent applicable, to incorporate the integration of career technical and academic education into the development of those curriculum standards. Existing law requires those curriculum standards to be adopted no later than June 1, 2005.
This bill would make various nonsubstantive changes to this provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 51226 of the Education Code is amended to read:

51226.
 (a) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall coordinate the development, on a cyclical basis, of model curriculum standards for the course of study required by Section 51225.3 and for a career technical education course of study necessary to assist school districts with complying with subdivision (b) of Section 51228. The superintendent Superintendent shall set forth these standards in terms of a wide range of specific competencies, including higher level skills, in each academic subject area. The superintendent Superintendent shall review currently available textbooks in conjunction with the curriculum standards. The superintendent Superintendent shall seek the advice of classroom teachers, school administrators, parents, postsecondary educators, and representatives of business and industry in developing these curriculum standards. The superintendent Superintendent shall recommend policies to the State Board of Education state board for its consideration and adoption by the board. The State Board of Education shall adopt these policies no later than January 1, 1985. adoption. However, neither the superintendent Superintendent nor the state board shall adopt rules or regulations for course content or methods of instruction.

The superintendent

(b) The Superintendent shall, to the extent applicable, incorporate the integration of career technical and academic education into the development of curriculum standards for career technical education courses. The standards for a career technical education course of study shall be adopted no later than June 1, 2005.