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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

DIVISION 3. LOCAL ADMINISTRATION [35000 - 45460]

  ( Division 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

PART 21. LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES [35000 - 35787]

  ( Part 21 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Governing Boards [35100 - 35401]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )
  

ARTICLE 4.7. Miscellaneous Administrative Authority [35181 - 35186]
  ( Article 4.7 heading added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 744, Sec. 5. )

  
35183.1.  

(a) A pupil may wear traditional tribal regalia or recognized objects of religious or cultural significance as an adornment at school graduation ceremonies. Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit a local educational agency’s discretion and authority to prohibit an item that is likely to cause a substantial disruption of, or material interference with, the ceremony.

(b) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

(1) “Adornment” means something attached to, or worn with, but not replacing, the cap and gown customarily worn at school graduation ceremonies.

(2) “Cultural” means recognized practices and traditions of a certain group of people.

(3) “Local educational agency” means a school district, county office of education, or charter school.

(Added by Stats. 2018, Ch. 804, Sec. 1. (AB 1248) Effective January 1, 2019.)