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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 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS [1. - 446]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Educational Equity [200 - 262.4]

  ( Heading of Chapter 2 amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 914, Sec. 6. )
  

ARTICLE 4. Sex Equity in Education Act [221.5 - 231.6]
  ( Article 4 heading added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 914, Sec. 18. )

  
231.6.  

(a) Each schoolsite in a school district, county office of education, or charter school, serving pupils in any of grades 9 through 12, inclusive, shall create a poster that notifies pupils of the applicable written policy on sexual harassment described in Section 231.5.

(b) The schoolsite may partner with local, state, or federal agencies, or nonprofit organizations, for purposes of the design and content of the poster.

(c) The language in the poster shall be age appropriate and culturally relevant, and the schoolsite may partner with local, state, or federal agencies, or nonprofit organizations, for these purposes.

(d) The poster shall be displayed in English and any primary language spoken by 15 percent or more of the pupils enrolled at the schoolsite as determined pursuant to Section 48985.

(e) The poster shall be no smaller than 8.5 by 11 inches and use at least 12-point type.

(f) The poster shall display, at a minimum, all of the following:

(1) The rules and procedures for reporting a charge of sexual harassment.

(2) The name, phone number, and email address of an appropriate schoolsite official to contact to report a charge of sexual harassment.

(3) The rights of the reporting pupil, the complainant, and the respondent, and the responsibilities of the schoolsite in accordance with the applicable written policy on sexual harassment.

(g) (1) The poster shall be prominently and conspicuously displayed in each bathroom and locker room at the schoolsite.

(2) (A) The poster may be prominently and conspicuously displayed in public areas at the schoolsite that are accessible to, and commonly frequented by, pupils, including, but not limited to, classrooms, classroom hallways, gymnasiums, auditoriums, and cafeterias.

(B) The governing board of a school district, governing body of a charter school, and county board of education shall have full discretion to select the appropriate public areas to display the poster at the schoolsite.

(Amended by Stats. 2020, Ch. 370, Sec. 44. (SB 1371) Effective January 1, 2021.)