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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 6.5. County Community Schools [1980 - 1986]
  ( Chapter 6.5 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 992. )

1980.
  

A county board of education may establish and maintain one or more community schools.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 992.)

1981.
  

The county board of education may enroll in a community school pupils who are any of the following:

(a) Expelled from a school district for any reason other than those specified in subdivision (a) or (c) of Section 48915.

(b) Referred to county community schools by a school district as a result of the recommendation by a school attendance review board or pupils whose school districts of attendance have, at the request of the pupil’s parent or guardian, approved the pupil’s enrollment in a county community school.

(c) (1) Probation-referred pursuant to Sections 300, 601, 602, and 654 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

(2) On probation or parole and not in attendance in any school.

(3) Expelled for any of the reasons specified in subdivision (a) or (c) of Section 48915.

(d) Homeless children.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 891, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1997.)

1981.2.
  

For purposes of this chapter, the term “homeless children” means either of the following:

(a) A schoolaged child who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.

(b) A schoolaged child who has a primary nighttime residence that is any of the following:

(1) A supervised publicly or privately operated shelter designed to provide temporary living accommodations.

(2) An institution that provides a temporary residence for individuals intended to be institutionalized.

(3) A temporary, makeshift arrangement in the accommodations of other persons.

(4) A public or private place not designed for, or ordinarily used as, a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1415, Sec. 2.)

1982.3.
  

Any amounts received by a county superintendent of schools for revenue limit purposes that are derived from the average daily attendance generated by pupils enrolled in a community school shall be expended only for the purposes specified in subdivision (b) of Section 42238.18.

(Amended by Stats. 1999, Ch. 152, Sec. 1. Effective July 22, 1999.)

1982.5.
  

Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 1982, for purposes of making apportionments from the State School Fund, pupils enrolled in juvenile court schools because they were expelled pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 48915 shall be deemed the same as pupils enrolled in county community schools pursuant to subdivision (a), (b), or (d) of Section 1981.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 1257, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1994.)

1983.
  

(a) Pupils enrolled in county community schools shall be assigned to classes or programs deemed most appropriate for reinforcing or reestablishing educational development.

(b) Such classes or programs may include, but need not be limited to, basic educational skill development, on-the-job training, tutorial assistance, independent study requirements, and individual guidance activities.

(c) An individually planned educational program based upon an educational assessment shall be prescribed for each pupil.

(d) The course of study of a county community school shall be adopted by the county board of education and shall enable each pupil to continue academic work leading to the completion of a regular high school program.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 992.)

1983.5.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, apportionments claimed by a county office of education for units of average daily attendance for pupils enrolled pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 1981 in excess of the number claimed by that county office in the 1991–92 fiscal year shall be funded at the statewide average revenue limit per unit of average daily attendance for that category of enrollment. This section does not apply to pupils enrolled in kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 6, inclusive, pursuant to paragraphs (1) or (2) of subdivision (c) of Section 1981.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 891, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997.)

1984.
  

For the purposes of establishing and maintaining a county community school, a county board of education shall be deemed to be a school district.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 992.)

1986.
  

(a) The Legislature hereby recognizes that community schools are a permissive educational program.

(b) If a county superintendent of schools elects to operate a community school pursuant to this chapter, he or she shall do one or more of the following:

(1) Utilize available school facilities that conform to the requirements of Part 2 (commencing with Section 2-101), Part 3 (commencing with Section 3-089-1), Part 4 (commencing with Section 4-403), and Part 5 (commencing with Section 5-102), of Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations.

(2) Apply for emergency portable classrooms pursuant to Section 17717.2 or Chapter 25 (commencing with Section 17785) of Part 10.

(3) Enter into lease agreements provided that the facilities are limited to one of the following:

(A) Single story, wood-framed structure.

(B) Single story, light steel frame structure.

(C) A structure where a structural engineer has submitted a report that determines substantial structural hazards do not exist. The county board of education shall review the report prior to approval of the lease and may reject the report if there is any evidence of fraud regarding the facts in the report.

(c) Before entering into any lease pursuant to paragraph (3) of subdivision (b), the county superintendent of schools shall certify that all reasonable efforts have been made to locate community schools in facilities that conform to the structural safety standards listed in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b).

(d) This section shall become operative on July 1, 1990.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 728, Sec. 21. Effective January 1, 2013.)

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