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AB-1343 School employees: social workers.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 44874.5 is added to the Education Code, to read:

44874.5.
 (a) Commencing with the 2022–23 school year, a school district shall employ a minimum ratio of one social worker for every 250 pupils.
(b) For purposes of this section, “social worker” means a person holding a services credential with a specialization in pupil personnel services specializing in social work, as defined by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing pursuant to Section 44266, or a state-licensed social worker supervised in their school-based activities by an individual holding a services credential with a specialization in pupil personnel services or a professional services credential with a specialization in administrative services.
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.