Today's Law As Amended


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SB-404 California School for the Blind.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 59102.5 of the Education Code is amended to read:

59102.5.
 The Superintendent of Public Instruction,  Superintendent,  in connection with the California School for the Blind and in cooperation with public and private agencies, may:
(a) Serve as a demonstration school to promote personnel development through student teaching, in-service education, internships, and professional observations for special education and related services personnel, in cooperation with institutions of higher education and local education educational  agencies.
(b) Serve as a resource center to develop and disseminate special curriculum, media, teaching methods and instructional materials adapted for visually impaired, blind, and deaf-blind individuals, achievement tests, and other assessment methods useful to the instruction of visually impaired, blind, and deaf-blind individuals.
(c) Provide counseling and information services to parents, guardians, and families of visually impaired, blind, or deaf-blind individuals, and public information about sensory losses to community groups and other agencies.
(d) Conduct experimental programs and projects to promote improvement in special education for visually impaired, blind, and deaf-blind individuals.
(e) Promote community and continuing education opportunities for visually impaired, blind, and deaf-blind individuals utilizing using  existing community resources.