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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS [1. - 446]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 3. English Language Education for Immigrant Children [300 - 340]

  ( Chapter 3 added June 2, 1998, by initiative Proposition 227, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 4. Community-Based English Tutoring [315 - 316]
  ( Article 4 added June 2, 1998, by initiative Proposition 227. )

315.
  

In furtherance of its constitutional and legal requirement to offer special language assistance to children coming from backgrounds of limited English proficiency, the state shall encourage family members and others to provide personal English language tutoring to such children, and support these efforts by raising the general level of English language knowledge in the community. Commencing with the fiscal year in which this initiative is enacted and for each of the nine fiscal years following thereafter, a sum of fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) per year is hereby appropriated from the General Fund for the purpose of providing additional funding for free or subsidized programs of adult English language instruction to parents or other members of the community who pledge to provide personal English language tutoring to California school children with limited English proficiency.

(Added June 2, 1998, by initiative Proposition 227. Became operative on date prescribed in Section 330.)

316.
  

Programs funded pursuant to this section shall be provided through schools or community organizations. Funding for these programs shall be administered by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and shall be disbursed at the discretion of the local school boards, under reasonable guidelines established by, and subject to the review of, the State Board of Education.

(Added June 2, 1998, by initiative Proposition 227. Became operative on date prescribed in Section 330.)

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