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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 10. SCHOOL BONDS [15100 - 17199.6]

  ( Part 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 12. State School Building Lease-Purchase Law of 1976 [17000 - 17066]

  ( Chapter 12 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 4. Space-Saver Schools [17055 - 17058]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. )

17055.
  

(a) The board shall authorize project funding under this chapter for the construction, in urban areas in which the construction of schools would ordinarily require the removal of residential, commercial, or industrial structures, of four elementary or junior high schools, or any combination thereof, none of which serve any of the grades 10 to 12, inclusive.

(b) The construction funded pursuant to subdivision (a) shall be designed to minimize the need for the relocation of inhabitants of residential, commercial, or industrial structures. The design features of the schools may include, but should not be limited to, the use of below-ground facility construction, multistory construction, multiuse construction where single-use construction currently exists, the joint use of facilities that otherwise involve such uses as a shopping center, office complex, or apartment building, the joint or dual use of land that otherwise involves park or other uses, overhead or underground parking, or the use of areas above or below streets or freeways.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17056.
  

Any school district that is a project applicant under this chapter may apply for the funding of a school specifically under this article, pursuant to which it may be approved by the board for funding only to the extent of its project eligibility under this chapter. The governing board of each district for which that funding is approved by the board shall do all of the following, in the order specified:

(a) Identify an area within the district that it determines to be appropriate for the construction of a school that meets the purposes of this article.

(b) Establish criteria for the purpose of identifying the school design that will most effectively accomplish the purposes of this article and the needs of the district. The district shall thereupon issue, in a manner approved by the board, a request for architectural design proposals incorporating those criteria.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17058.
  

The cost of any project funded under this article shall not exceed the maximum cost that would otherwise be allowable for a project funded under this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

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