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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 19. MISCELLANEOUS [32001 - 32454]

  ( Part 19 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

CHAPTER 1. School Safety—Public and Private Institutions [32001 - 32095]

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

ARTICLE 8. COVID-19 Reporting and Public Health Requirements [32090 - 32095]
  ( Article 8 added by Stats. 2021, Ch. 10, Sec. 1. )

  
32091.  

(a) (1) Every school district, county office of education, charter school, and private school maintaining kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, shall notify the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence of the following information in a form and adhering to the procedures to be determined by the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, in consultation with the executive director of the state board, on or before the second and fourth Monday of each month:

(A) The number of pupils enrolled by schoolsite and, if applicable, school district.

(B) For nonclassroom-based charter schools, the total number of pupils enrolled and the number of pupils attending each resource center, if any.

(C) The number of school employees who work onsite at a school by schoolsite and, if applicable, school district.

(D) (i) The number of pupils who have opted into independent study provided by the local educational agency.

(ii) How the local educational agency is meeting the daily or weekly synchronous requirement for pupils described in clause (i).

(iii) Actions the local educational agency is taking to encourage the transition of the pupils described in clause (i) to in-person instruction.

(E) The expanded learning opportunities provided to pupils.

(F) How the school is addressing the mental health and wellness needs of pupils.

(G) The supports and interventions the school is using to address the academic needs of pupils.

(H) The enrichment opportunities provided to pupils.

(I) The safety protocols the school is using to ensure the health and safety of pupils and staff.

(J) Any additional information requested by the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, in consultation with the executive director of the state board.

(2) The California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, in consultation with the executive director of the state board, shall do all of the following:

(A) Develop the form and identify the procedures to be used for reporting information pursuant to this subdivision.

(B) Provide the form and procedures to local health officers, local educational agencies, and private schools.

(C) Post the form and procedures described in subparagraphs (A) and (B) on its internet website.

(D) Maintain a data report on its internet website, updated every two weeks with new educational entity-level and statewide aggregate data received by the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence pursuant to this section.

(E) Report all data related to this section on a monthly basis to the appropriate fiscal and policy committees of the Legislature.

(F) Provide technical assistance and support to local educational agencies in the submission of the data.

(G) Monitor data submitted and follow up with local educational agencies as needed to confirm data submission.

(H) Review and analyze data to ensure data quality and to identify trends.

(b) (1) Every local educational agency and private school offering in-person instruction for kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, shall post a completed COVID-19 safety plan on its internet website home page. For a local educational agency or private school that is not offering in-person instruction as of March 5, 2021, but begins offering in-person instruction after March 5, 2021, the local educational agency or private school shall, at least five days before offering in-person instruction, post a completed COVID-19 safety plan on its internet website home page.

(2) At least five days before providing in-person instruction, a local educational agency in a county in the purple tier pursuant to the State Department of Public Health’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy shall submit its COVID-19 safety plan to its local public health department and the State Department of Public Health pursuant to the COVID-19 industry sector guidance for schools and school-based programs. If the local public health department or the State Department of Public Health identifies a deficiency in the local educational agency’s COVID-19 safety plan within the review period specified in the guidance, the local educational agency and its county office of education shall be notified of the deficiency by the local public health department or the State Department of Public Health. The local educational agency shall resolve the deficiency to the satisfaction of the local public health department or the State Department of Public Health before providing in-person instruction.

(3) For purposes of this subdivision, the COVID-19 safety plan shall consist of both of the following:

(A) The written COVID-19 prevention program required by subdivision (c) of Section 3205 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, adopted by the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board as part of COVID-19 Emergency Standards.

(B) The supplemental COVID-19 School Guidance Checklist approved by the State Department of Public Health as part of the COVID-19 industry sector guidance for schools and school-based programs, including descriptions of any planned periodic asymptomatic testing cadences for staff and pupils.

(Amended by Stats. 2021, Ch. 44, Sec. 16. (AB 130) Effective July 9, 2021. Inoperative June 30, 2022. Repealed as of January 1, 2023, pursuant to Section 32095.)