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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 2. COUNTY EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES [1000 - 2603]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 6. County School Service Fund Programs and Services [1700 - 1946]

  ( Chapter 6 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 14.5. Education of Prisoners [1900 - 1909.5]
  ( Article 14.5 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

1900.
  

The county superintendent of schools, with the approval of the county board of education and the board of supervisors, shall have power to establish and maintain classes or schools for prisoners in any county jail, county honor farm, or any county industrial farm or county or joint county road camp, for the purpose of providing instruction in civic, vocational, literacy, health, homemaking, technical, and general education.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1267.)

1901.
  

The county board of education shall have the authority to award diplomas or certificates to prisoners enrolled in classes or schools in any county jail, county honor farm, or any county industrial farm or county or joint county road camp upon successful completion of a prescribed course of study.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1267.)

1902.
  

The county board of education may provide for the maintenance on Saturday of classes for prisoners in any county jail, county honor farm, or any county industrial farm or county or joint county road camp.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1267.)

1903.
  

(a) For purposes of attendance, “adult” means any prisoner confined in any county jail, county honor farm, county industrial farm, county or joint county road camp, or community-based correction program, and who has enrolled in classes or schools authorized by Section 1900.

(b) This chapter is applicable to a community-based correction program.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1158, Sec. 1. Effective September 30, 1996.)

1904.
  

For all schools or classes maintained by the county superintendent of schools as authorized by Section 1906 in any county jail, county honor farm, or any county industrial farm or county or joint county road camp, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall allow the amount computed under Section 1909. For purposes of this section, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall, by rules and regulations, establish minimum standards for the conduct of the schools or classes, including, but not necessarily limited to, class size, attendance requirements, and requirements concerning records to be kept and reports to be submitted.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1267.)

1905.
  

The sheriff or other official in charge of county correctional facilities may, subject to the approval of the board of supervisors, provide for the rehabilitation of prisoners confined in the county jail, county honor farm or any county industrial farm or county or joint county road camp. Such rehabilitation shall emphasize education and vocational training.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1267.)

1906.
  

The board of supervisors may, by ordinance, direct the county superintendent of schools to establish and maintain classes or schools for prisoners in any county jail, county honor farm, or any county industrial farm or county or joint county road camp established by the county. The county board of education shall have the same powers and duties with respect to such schools, including the establishment of the budget deemed necessary for the operation of the school programs, as the governing board of a school district would have were such schools maintained by a school district.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1267.)

1907.
  

The board of supervisors, in lieu of proceeding under Section 1906, may provide for the establishment and maintenance of classes or schools in connection with the jail facilities for the education and vocational training of the prisoners. The board, by ordinance, may provide for the establishment and maintenance of school facilities in the county jail, county honor farm, or any county industrial farm or county or joint county road camp, and such schools may be maintained by the governing board of any school district maintaining secondary schools.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1267.)

1908.
  

(a) The board of supervisors of the county shall transfer from the general fund of the county to the county school service fund of the county superintendent of schools such sums, in excess of the amount of money received from the state by the county superintendent of schools, as the county board of education has deemed necessary to maintain the school programs in the county jail, county honor farm, county industrial farm or county or joint county road camps as described in Section 1906.

(b) The board of supervisors, in lieu of proceeding under subdivision (a), shall agree with the governing board of the school district providing classes or schools for prisoners, to transfer from the general fund of the county to the general fund of the district such sums, in excess of the amount of money received on the basis of average daily attendance in such programs, as is necessary to maintain its school programs in the county jail, county honor farm, county industrial farm or county or joint county road camps as described in Section 1907.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1267.)

1909.
  

(a) From funds appropriated for allocation pursuant to Sections 2558 and 41841.5, for each county superintendent of schools who maintained schools or classes for adults in correctional facilities in the 1981–82 fiscal year pursuant to Section 1906, and who continues to maintain those schools or classes in each fiscal year thereafter, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall allow in the 1982–83 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter, an amount equal to the actual current expenses of the program, but not to exceed an amount determined as follows:

(1) Compute the prior year statewide average revenue limit per unit of average daily attendance for adults, increased by the amount specified in Section 52616.16 for the current fiscal year.

(2) Multiply the amount computed in paragraph (1) by the average daily attendance of the schools or classes in the current fiscal year.

(3) Multiply the product determined in paragraph (2) for each fiscal year by 0.8.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), for the 1993–94 and 1994–95 fiscal years, in no event shall the amount allowed to a county superintendent of schools for each unit of average daily attendance pursuant to that subdivision exceed the statewide average revenue limit at which adults in correctional facilities were funded in the 1992–93 fiscal year, as adjusted by any cost-of-living adjustment pursuant to Section 42238.1.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 670, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1994.)

1909.5.
  

The calculation made pursuant to Section 1909 is subject to Article 9 (commencing with Section 41840) of Chapter 5 of Part 24.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 670, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1994.)

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