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SB-254 Public school operations: continuous school programs.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 01/25/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 254


Introduced by Senator Borgeas

January 25, 2021


An act to amend Section 37600 of the Education Code, relating to public school operations.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 254, as introduced, Borgeas. Public school operations: continuous school programs.
Existing law states the intent of the Legislature to authorize public school districts to establish, maintain, and operate their educational program under a continuous school program, to be conducted throughout the entire school year.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to that statement of legislative intent.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 37600 of the Education Code is amended to read:

37600.
 (a) It is the intent and purpose of the Legislature in enacting this chapter to authorize public school districts of any type or class to establish, maintain, and operate their educational program under a continuous school program, to be conducted throughout the entire school year.

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(b) The Legislature is especially concerned and aware of the mounting costs of acquisition and construction of school sites schoolsites and facilities, and is, therefore, desirous of providing and, therefore, desires to provide a procedure whereby those fiscal burdens may be reduced by increased utilization usage of existing plants and facilities.

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(c) The Legislature is also interested in providing for the replacement of the present system of lengthy summer vacations with shorter periodic vacation periods, which will result in a reduction of the student’s summer vacation “learning loss.”