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Education Code - EDC


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


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


  ( 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 8. Compliance [250 - 253]
  ( Heading of Article 8 renumbered from Article 5 by Stats. 1998, Ch. 914, Sec. 29. )


Prior to receipt of any state financial assistance or state student financial aid, an educational institution shall provide assurance to the agency administering the funds, in the manner required by the funding agency, that each program or activity conducted by the educational institution will be conducted in compliance with the provisions of this chapter and all other applicable provisions of state law prohibiting discrimination. A single assurance, not more than one page in length and signed by an appropriate responsible official of the educational institution, may be provided for all the programs and activities conducted by an educational institution.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 914, Sec. 30. Effective January 1, 1999.)


(a) A school district shall submit timely, complete, and accurate compliance reports to the State Department of Education as that entity may require.

(b) All reports submitted pursuant to this section shall be made available by the educational institution for public inspection during regular business hours.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 914, Sec. 31. Effective January 1, 1999.)


(a) The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall, to the extent possible within existing resources, review and revise, where necessary, the policies and practices of programs administered by the department that provide services to school districts in order to promote improved gender equity.

(b) The superintendent shall make available, upon request, wherever possible, the following data, compiled by gender and ethnicity:

(1) Assessment scores for all grades tested.

(2) The number of pupils enrolled in mathematics and science courses, as well as courses in other fields of study in which ethnic minority populations or members of either gender have been traditionally underrepresented among participants.

(3) The number of high school graduates.

(4) The number of high school graduates who complete the minimum requirements for admission to the University of California.

(5) The number of pupils who leave school before graduation.

(6) The number of pupils participating in interscholastic athletics.

(c) The superintendent shall request the United States Department of Education to amend the Title IV-C grant for race, sex, and national origin desegregation received pursuant to Section 2000c-2 of Title 42 of the United States Code, and any regulations adopted pursuant thereto, so that funds received under those federal laws that are currently designated for technical assistance activities also may be used for gender equity monitoring and assistance activities.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 1123, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1994.)


(a) Compliance with the sex discrimination provisions of this chapter and regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter shall be included in the annual Coordinated Compliance Review Manual provided to school districts by the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Any review of that compliance shall also include a review of the school district’s records of complaints of sexual harassment brought by pupils and employees of the school district.

(b) The superintendent shall annually review 20 school districts for compliance with sex discrimination laws and regulations as specified in subdivision (a). The superintendent shall select from those districts subject to review, in a given year, a sampling of districts from each of the following categories:

(1) Those districts within which the greatest number of sex discrimination complaints have been filed since its previous coordinated compliance review.

(2) Those districts with the largest enrollments.

(3) All other districts, selected on a random basis.

(c) The superintendent and the department shall only be required to implement the provisions enumerated in this section in fiscal years in which sufficient funds have been appropriated for those purposes.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 914, Sec. 32. Effective January 1, 1999.)

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