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AB-2186 Education finance: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teacher preparation, recruitment, and professional development: grant programs.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 05/02/2018 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  May 02, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 17, 2018
Amended  IN  Assembly  March 20, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 2186


Introduced by Assembly Member Thurmond

February 12, 2018


An act to add and repeal Article 3.2 (commencing with Section 44480) of Chapter 3 of Part 25 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Education Code, relating to education finance, and making an appropriation therefor.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2186, as amended, Thurmond. Education finance: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teacher preparation, recruitment, and professional development: grant programs.
(1) Existing law establishes the State Department of Education, under the administration of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and assigns to the department numerous duties relating to the financing, governance, and guidance of the public elementary and secondary schools in this state.
This bill would appropriate $50,000,000 from the General Fund to the department for the 2018–19 fiscal year to establish the Early Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Professional Learning Grants Program to provide one-time competitive grants to local educational agencies to develop, replicate, or expand evidence-based professional development programs for the purpose of enabling local educational agencies to provide transitional kindergarten to grade 8, inclusive, teachers, principals, technical support staff, and other school leaders with high-quality, evidence-based professional development opportunities in order to improve standards-based STEM pedagogical content knowledge, strategies, and leadership. The bill would require applicants to submit an application to the department to receive a grant, and would require applicants to meet specified criteria adopted by the department.
(2) This bill would appropriate $50,000,000 $25,000,000 from the General Fund to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for the 2018–19 fiscal year to establish the STEM Local Solution Grants Program to provide one-time competitive grants to local educational agencies to develop and implement new, or expand existing, locally identified solutions that address a local need for teachers of STEM subjects and STEM-related subjects, as determined and defined by the commission. The bill would require a grant recipient to provide a 100% match of grant funding, as provided. The bill would require applicants to submit an application to the commission to receive a grant, and would require the commission to require applicants to demonstrate a need for teachers of STEM and STEM-related subjects.
(3) This bill would appropriate $25,000,000 from the General Fund to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for the 2018–19 fiscal year to establish the Golden State STEM Teacher Grant Program. The bill would require the commission to select a county office of education to administer the program to provide specified grants to each student enrolled in an approved teacher credentialing program who commits to working in a STEM field, at a school district, county office of education, or charter school, for 4 years after he or she receives a preliminary teaching credential, and when they have completed 2 and 4 years of the teaching obligation, as provided. The bill would require the administrator of the grant program to annually report the status and progress of the Golden State STEM Teacher Grant Program to the commission and to submit a final implementation report, within 7 years of being selected as the administrator, that describes the outcomes and effectiveness of the program.

(3)

(4) This bill would appropriate $20,000,000 from the General Fund to the State Department of Education for the 2018–19 fiscal year to establish the STEM Education for Rural Schools Grants Program to provide one-time competitive grants to rural local educational agencies to provide professional learning opportunities to teachers, principals, technical support staff, and other school leaders to develop high-quality, standards-based STEM teaching and learning opportunities for pupils, as defined by the department. The bill would require applicants to submit an application to the department to receive a grant, and would require the department to require grant recipients to submit a final report to the department within 3 years of receiving a grant award that describes the outcomes and effectiveness of the program.

(4)

(5) This bill would appropriate $30,000,000 from the General Fund to the State Department of Education for the 2018–19 fiscal year to establish the Computer Science Education for Schools Grants Program to provide one-time competitive grants to local educational agencies to integrate rigorous computer science education into their academic program for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. The bill would require applicants to submit an application to the department to receive a grant.

(5)This bill would appropriate $2,000,000 from the General Fund to the State Department of Education for the 2018–19 fiscal year to study and evaluate the feasibility of assessing pupils in the subject of science in additional grades before grade 5, but not in lieu of assessing pupils in grade 5, and to survey a representative sample of local educational agencies, including county offices of education, school districts, and charter schools, regarding the amount of mathematics and science instructional time provided to all pupils during the school year, as specified. The bill would require the department to, on or before January 1, 2020, complete the study and survey and submit a report of its findings to the Legislature and Director of Finance. To the extent the bill would impose additional duties on local educational agencies in responding to survey requests, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.

(6) This bill would appropriate $50,000,000 from the General Fund to the State Department of Education for the 2018–19 fiscal year to apportion funds on a one-time basis to all county offices of education, school districts, and charter schools, on the basis of average daily attendance, for the purpose of purchasing instructional materials that are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards for California Public Schools adopted in 2013 for kindergarten to grade 12, inclusive, as specified.

(6)

(7) This bill would repeal these provisions as of January 1, 2027.

(7)The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.

This bill would provide that, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that the bill contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement for those costs shall be made pursuant to the statutory provisions noted above.

(8) Funds appropriated by this bill would be applied toward the minimum funding requirements for school districts and community college districts imposed by Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: YES   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: YESNO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Article 3.2 (commencing with Section 44480) is added to Chapter 3 of Part 25 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Education Code, to read:
Article  3.2. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Teacher Preparation, Recruitment, and Professional Development

44480.
 (a) For the 2018–19 fiscal year, the sum of fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the department to establish the Early Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Professional Learning Grants Program. The purpose of the grant program is to enable local educational agencies to provide transitional kindergarten to grade 8, inclusive, teachers, principals, technical support staff, and other school leaders with high-quality, evidence-based professional development opportunities in order to improve standards-based STEM pedagogical content knowledge, strategies, and leadership. This funding shall be available for encumbrance until June 30, 2023.
(b) A grant awarded pursuant to this section shall be used to develop, replicate, or expand evidence-based professional development programs that do one or more of the following:
(1) Increase teacher quality and effectiveness.
(2) Improve pupil learning and achievement.
(3) Expand access to and equity within STEM learning environments, as defined by the department.
(4) Build the capacity of local educational agency STEM teams, including teachers, principals, technical support staff, and other school leaders.
(5) Effectively integrate technology into curriculum and instruction.
(6) Increase the scientific, environmental, and digital literacy of pupils.
(7) Support the use of formative assessments to inform and improve instruction.
(8) Support the implementation of current state board-adopted standards for science, mathematics, and visual and performing arts.
(9) Evaluate programmatic impact and outcomes.
(10) Disseminate promising practices.
(c) The Early STEM Professional Learning Grants Program shall be administered by the department in consultation with the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The department shall issue one-time grants to applicants through a competitive process.
(d) The department shall allocate grant funding to eligible local educational agencies, including county offices of education, school districts, schools established pursuant to Part 26.8 (commencing with Section 47600) of Division 4, or a consortia of local educational agencies for purposes of providing professional development services to teachers, principals, technical support staff, or other school leaders who satisfy the requirements of subdivision (e). Grant recipients may partner with community colleges, public or private four-year institutions of postsecondary education, and professional organizations or nonprofit organizations with STEM education expertise.
(e) A teacher, principal, technical support staff, or other school leader shall be eligible for professional development services pursuant to subdivision (b) if he or she provides, supports, or supervises STEM instruction or curriculum, as defined by the department, in any grades, transitional kindergarten to grade 8, inclusive.
(f) (1) In awarding funding to eligible grant applicants pursuant to subdivision (c), the department shall adopt criteria demonstrating an applicant’s ability to provide professional development services. The adopted criteria shall include, but are not limited to, all of the following:
(A) Demonstrated commitment to standards-based STEM education, as defined by the department, and STEM professional development.
(B) Demonstrated capability to improve or update the knowledge and skills of a teacher, principal, technical support staff, or other school leader relating to standards-based STEM pedagogical content, strategies, and leadership.
(C) The availability of staff with demonstrated experience and knowledge of standards-based STEM pedagogical content, strategies, and leadership for purposes of providing professional development programs.
(D) Demonstrated management and support services necessary to efficiently and effectively use funding provided under subdivision (b).
(E) Capacity to conduct an evaluation of a professional development program offered by the applicant for the purpose of identifying areas of strength, areas requiring improvement, and recommendations for making improvement.
(2) In awarding funding to eligible grant applicants pursuant to subdivision (c), the department shall give priority consideration to grant applicants that include alignment to the state board-adopted Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, and Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards in their STEM education.
(g) The department shall ensure grant recipients selected for purposes of this section, to the maximum extent possible, are balanced with regard to geographic regions and urban and rural settings.
(h) On or before January 1, 2024, grant recipients shall report to the department on the number of participants served by their professional development program, the local educational agency in which the participants were employed, the grade level taught by the participants, and whether the participants are working at least 50 percent of the time in a STEM setting, as defined by the department, in their local educational agency.
(i) For purposes of making the computations required by Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution, the appropriation made by subdivision (a) shall be deemed to be “General Fund revenues appropriated for school districts,” as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year, and included within the “total allocations to school districts and community college districts from General Fund proceeds of taxes appropriated pursuant to Article XIII B,” as defined in subdivision (e) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year.

44481.
 (a) For the 2018–19 fiscal year, the sum of fifty twenty-five million dollars ($50,000,000) ($25,000,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to establish the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Local Solution Grants Program to provide one-time competitive grants to local educational agencies to develop and implement new, or expand existing, locally identified solutions that address a local need for teachers of STEM and STEM-related subjects, as determined and defined by the commission. This funding shall be available for encumbrance through June 30, 2023, and available for liquidation through June 30, 2026.
(b) A grant awarded pursuant to this section shall be up to twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) per teacher participant that the identified solution proposes to support, matched by that local educational agency or consortium on a dollar-for-dollar basis. Grant program funding may be used for local efforts to recruit, develop, and retain teachers of STEM and STEM-related subjects, as determined and defined by the commission, that include, but are not limited to, teacher career pathways, signing bonuses, service awards, student debt payment, living stipends, or other transformational solutions that address a local need for teachers of STEM and STEM-related subjects.
(c) A grant recipient shall not use more than 5 percent of a grant award for program administration costs.
(d) (1) A grant recipient shall provide a 100-percent match of grant funding in the form of one or both of the following:
(A) One dollar ($1) for every one dollar ($1) of grant funding received that is to be used in a manner consistent with allowable grant activities pursuant to subdivision (b).
(B) An in-kind match related to allowable grant activities pursuant to subdivision (b).
(2) Notwithstanding subdivision (b) or paragraph (1), the commission may waive the local match requirement if it would cause a financial hardship for the local educational agency or consortium, as determined by the commission.
(e) An applicant may consist of one or more, or any combination, of the following:
(1) A school district.
(2) A county office of education.
(3) A school established pursuant to Part 26.8 (commencing with Section 47600) of Division 4.
(4) A regional occupational center or program operated by a joint powers authority.
(f) To receive a grant, an applicant shall submit to the commission an application at a time, in a manner, and containing information prescribed by the commission.
(g) (1) When selecting grant recipients, the commission shall require applicants to demonstrate a local need for teachers of STEM and STEM-related subjects, as determined and defined by the commission, and present a plan that proposes one or more solutions that address that local need.
(2) In awarding funding to eligible grant applicants pursuant to this section, the commission shall give priority consideration to grant applicants that include an arts education component in their STEM education.
(h) For purposes of administering the grant program pursuant to this section, the commission shall do all of the following:
(1) Determine the number of grants to be awarded and the total amount awarded to each grant applicant.
(2) Require grant recipients to annually report the status and progress of the identified solution and to submit a final implementation report within three years of receiving a grant award that describes the outcomes and effectiveness of the identified solution.
(3) Allocate 90 percent of funding to each grant recipient at the time of the initial grant award and allocate the final 10 percent of grant funding upon receipt of the final implementation report. If the grantee fails to provide the final implementation report pursuant to paragraph (2), the grantee shall not receive the final 10 percent of the grant award.
(i) For purposes of this section, “commission” means the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
(j) For purposes of making the computations required by Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution, the appropriation made by subdivision (a) shall be deemed to be “General Fund revenues appropriated for school districts,” as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year, and included within the “total allocations to school districts and community college districts from General Fund proceeds of taxes appropriated pursuant to Article XIII B,” as defined in subdivision (e) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year.

44481.5.
 (a) For the 2018–19 fiscal year, the sum of twenty-five million dollars ($25,000,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to establish the Golden State STEM Teacher Grant Program. This funding shall be available for encumbrance through June 30, 2023, and available for liquidation through June 30, 2026.
(b) (1) Under the program, the commission shall select a county office of education to administer the program and provide grant funds of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) to each student enrolled on or after January 1, 2018, in a professional preparation program leading to a preliminary teaching credential, approved by the commission, if the student commits to teaching in a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) field, at a school district, county office of education, or charter school, for four years after he or she receives the preliminary teaching credential.
(2) The administrator of the program shall not use more than 5 percent of a grant award for program administration costs. The administrator of the grant program shall provide grant funds of five thousand dollars ($5,000) after the recipient completes two years of employment as a STEM teacher and five thousand dollars ($5,000) after the recipient completes four years of employment as a STEM teacher, within the obligation period.
(c) (1) A grant recipient shall agree to teach in a STEM field for four years and shall have five years, upon completion of his or her preparation program, to meet that obligation. To maintain eligibility for the grants available after the second year of employment and after the fourth year of employment, described in paragraph (2) of subdivision (b), the grant recipient shall do all of the following:
(A) Have successfully completed a teacher preparation program approved by the commission.
(B) While enrolled in the teacher preparation program, maintain good academic standing.
(C) Upon completion of the teacher preparation program, satisfy the state basic skills proficiency test requirement pursuant to Sections 44252 and 44252.5.
(D) Complete the required teaching service following completion of his or her preparation program.
(2) Nonperformance of the commitment to teach in a STEM field for four years shall be certified by the department to the administrator of the grant program.
(3) Nonperformance of the commitment to earn a preliminary teaching credential in a STEM field shall be certified by the commission to the administrator of the grant program.
(d) For purposes of the grant program pursuant to this section, the commission shall require the administrator of the grant program to annually report the status and progress of the Golden State STEM Teacher Grant Program to the commission and to submit a final implementation report, within seven years of being selected as the administrator, that describes the outcomes and effectiveness of the program.
(e) For purposes of this section, “commission” means the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
(f) For purposes of making the computations required by Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution, the appropriation made by subdivision (a) shall be deemed to be “General Fund revenues appropriated for school districts,” as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year, and included within the “total allocations to school districts and community college districts from General Fund proceeds of taxes appropriated pursuant to Article XIII B,” as defined in subdivision (e) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year.

44482.
 (a) For the 2018–19 fiscal year, the sum of twenty million dollars ($20,000,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the department to establish the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education for Rural Schools Grants Program to provide one-time competitive grants to rural local educational agencies to provide professional learning opportunities to teachers, principals, technical support staff, and other school leaders to develop high-quality, standards-based STEM teaching and learning opportunities for pupils, as defined by the department. This funding shall be available for encumbrance through June 30, 2023, and available for liquidation through June 30, 2026.
(b) A grant awarded pursuant to this section shall be used to do one or more of the following:
(1) Increase the capacity of teachers, principals, technical support staff, and other school leaders to support the standards-based STEM teaching and learning of pupils, as defined by the department.
(2) Develop and support networks and mentoring opportunities between local educational agencies in order to provide a robust system of support for the development, implementation, and replication of innovative and standards-based STEM teaching and learning.
(3) Provide high-quality, evidence-based professional development to teachers, principals, technical support staff, and other school leaders to improve standards-based STEM pedagogical content, knowledge, strategies, and leadership.
(4) Support regional teams to develop and implement high-quality STEM teaching and learning environments, as defined by the department.
(c) A grant recipient shall not use more than 5 percent of a grant award for program administration costs.
(d) (1) An applicant may consist of one or more, or any combination, of the following:
(A) A rural school district.
(B) A rural county office of education.
(C) A rural school established pursuant to Part 26.8 (commencing with Section 47600) of Division 4.
(2) The department shall define rural for purposes of the grant program, and shall establish criteria consistent with the purposes of the grant program in subdivision (a).
(e) To receive a grant, an applicant shall submit to the department an application at a time, in a manner, and containing information prescribed by the department.
(f) For purposes of administering the grant program pursuant to this section, the department shall do all of the following:
(1) Determine the number of grants to be awarded and the total amount awarded to each grant applicant.
(2) Give priority consideration to grant applicants that include alignment to the state board-adopted Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, and Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards in their STEM education.
(3) Require grant recipients to submit a final report to the department within three years of receiving a grant award that describes the outcomes and effectiveness of the program.
(g) For purposes of making the computations required by Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution, the appropriation made by subdivision (a) shall be deemed to be “General Fund revenues appropriated for school districts,” as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year, and included within the “total allocations to school districts and community college districts from General Fund proceeds of taxes appropriated pursuant to Article XIII B,” as defined in subdivision (e) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year.

44483.
 (a) For the 2018–19 fiscal year, the sum of thirty million dollars ($30,000,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the department to establish the Computer Science Education for Schools Grants Program to provide one-time competitive grants to local educational agencies to integrate rigorous computer science education into their academic program for kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive. This funding shall be available for encumbrance through June 30, 2023, and available for liquidation through June 30, 2026.
(b) For purposes of this grant program, the Legislature finds and declares all of the following:
(1) Rigorous computer science education is not just about access to computers; it is about innovation and development of technology.
(2) Computer science education builds pupils’ computational and critical thinking skills, which enables them to create, and not simply use, the next generation of technological tools.
(3) This fundamental knowledge is needed to prepare pupils for the 21st century regardless of their ultimate field of study or occupation.
(c) A grant awarded pursuant to this section shall be used to do one or more of the following:
(1) Develop and implement a plan that specifies what computer science education is and how the training and curriculum is to be implemented at the school site so that all pupils will have access to it.
(2) Provide ongoing professional learning opportunities in order to increase the capacity of teachers within the local educational agency that are qualified to teach computer science, as determined and defined by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. This grant may support teachers to become part of a professional learning community that may include stipends for teachers, travel reimbursements, and coaching.
(3) Provide opportunities for pupils to be introduced to computer science education in the elementary grades.
(4) Provide equity-minded computer science courses to pupils in grades 9 to 12, inclusive, that meet state board-approved computer science education standards or, in the absence of standards, courses that prepare pupils for college and career readiness.
(5) Ensure all high schools offer rigorous computer science education.
(6) Promote equity and access to computer science education by increasing access for all pupils, including English learners, pupils with disabilities, low-income pupils, and pupils who are currently underrepresented in computer science.
(7) Expand community support for computer science education, particularly by developing partnerships with local organizations involving pupils and families, business and industry, community-based and nonprofit organizations, and postsecondary educational institutions.
(8) Identify public or private partners that will provide technical support.
(d) The Computer Science Education for Schools Grants Program shall be administered by the department, and the department shall issue grants to eligible applicants through a competitive process.
(e) In awarding funding to eligible grant applicants pursuant to this section, the department shall give priority consideration to grant applicants that include an arts education component in their computer science education.
(f) (1) The department shall allocate grant funding to eligible local educational agencies, including county offices of education, school districts, schools established pursuant to Part 26.8 (commencing with Section 47600) of Division 4, or a consortia of local educational agencies, for any of the purposes authorized in subdivision (c). Grant recipients are encouraged to partner with community colleges, public or private four-year institutions of postsecondary education, and professional organizations or nonprofit organizations with computer science education expertise in order to build a K–16 pipeline that is sustainable in the long term.
(2) Grant funding may be used to provide local educational agencies with adequate broadband connectivity and infrastructure and access to hardware and software.
(g) The grant program established pursuant to this section is intended to respond to the urgent needs of schools and shall support and not supplant the efforts of the computer science strategic implementation advisory panel currently developing recommendations for the state.
(h) For purposes of making the computations required by Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution, the appropriation made by subdivision (a) shall be deemed to be “General Fund revenues appropriated for school districts,” as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year, and included within the “total allocations to school districts and community college districts from General Fund proceeds of taxes appropriated pursuant to Article XIII B,” as defined in subdivision (e) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year.

44484.

(a)For the 2018–19 fiscal year, the sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the department to accomplish both of the following:

(1)Study and evaluate the feasibility of assessing pupils in the subject of science in additional grades before grade 5, but not in lieu of assessing pupils in grade 5. This study and evaluation shall include, but are not limited to, a review of all of the following:

(A)The impact of increased instructional time for science and its predictability of future pupil academic performance and achievement.

(B)Performance tasks for individual pupils and the utility of those tasks to measure schoolwide and school district-level performance in science.

(C)Adaptive assessments in science.

(2)Survey a representative sample of local educational agencies, including county offices of education, school districts, and schools established pursuant to Part 26.8 (commencing with Section 47600) of Division 4, regarding the amount of mathematics and science instructional time provided to all pupils during the school year. The survey shall request and gather information regarding the qualifications of the teacher and a description of the mathematics and science instruction provided to pupils.

(b)(1)On or before January 1, 2020, the department shall complete the study and survey described in subdivision (a) and submit a report of its findings to the Legislature and Director of Finance.

(2)The report required to be submitted pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.

44484.
 (a) For the 2018–19 fiscal year, the sum of fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the department to apportion funds on a one-time basis to all local educational agencies, on the basis of average daily attendance, for the purpose of purchasing instructional materials that are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards for California Public Schools (California NGSS) adopted in 2013 for kindergarten to grade 12, inclusive. This funding shall be available for encumbrance until June 30, 2023.
(b) Funds apportioned to local educational agencies pursuant to this section shall be used for the purchase of California NGSS-aligned instructional materials adopted by the state board for kindergarten to grade 8, inclusive, pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 60200) of Chapter 2 of Part 33 of Division 4 or another law, or for the purchase of California NGSS-aligned instructional materials for grades 9 to 12, inclusive, or both.
(c) It is the intent of the Legislature that the funds apportioned pursuant to this section will address the urgent needs of schools to purchase California NGSS-aligned instructional materials by supplementing, and not supplanting in whole, the allocation of other local educational agency funds to the purchase of California NGSS-aligned instructional materials.
(d) For purposes of this section, “local educational agency” means a county office of education, school district, or charter school.
(e) For purposes of making the computations required by Section 8 of Article XVI of the California Constitution, the appropriation made by subdivision (a) shall be deemed to be “General Fund revenues appropriated for school districts,” as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year, and included within the “total allocations to school districts and community college districts from General Fund proceeds of taxes appropriated pursuant to Article XIII B,” as defined in subdivision (e) of Section 41202, for the 2018–19 fiscal year.

44485.
 This article shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2027, and as of that date is repealed.

SEC. 2.

If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.