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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 6. EDUCATION PROGRAMS—STATE MASTER PLANS [8006 - 9004]

  ( Part 6 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 1. Career Technical Education [8006 - 8155]

  ( Heading of Chapter 1 amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 179, Sec. 37. )

ARTICLE 8. Apprenticeship Education [8150 - 8155]
  ( Article 8 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 750, Sec. 1. )

8150.
  

(a) The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall be responsible for allocating funds for apprenticeship programs in good standing and approved pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 3070) of Division 3 of the Labor Code for the secondary education system.

(b) Upon an appropriation by the Legislature, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall allocate funds solely for the purposes of this article consistent with the subdivision (e) of Section 8152.

(c) For purposes of this article, a “local educational agency” is defined as a school district or a county office of education.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 48, Sec. 1. Effective July 1, 2013.)

8150.5.
  

Attendance of apprentices enrolled in any class maintained by a local educational agency, pursuant to Section 3074 of the Labor Code, shall be reimbursed pursuant to Section 8152 only if reported separately to the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges. Attendance reported pursuant to this section shall be used only for purposes of calculating allowances pursuant to Section 8152.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 357, Sec. 8. Effective September 26, 2013.)

8151.
  

An apprentice attending a local educational agency in classes of related and supplemental instruction, as provided under Section 3074 of the Labor Code and in accordance with the requirements of subdivision (d) of Section 3078 of the Labor Code, shall be exempt from the requirements of any interdistrict attendance agreement for those classes.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 71, Sec. 27. Effective January 1, 2015.)

8152.
  

(a) The reimbursement rate shall be established in the annual Budget Act and the rate shall be commonly applied to all providers of instruction specified in subdivision (d).

(b) For purposes of this section, each hour of teaching time may include up to 10 minutes of passing time and breaks.

(c) This section also applies to isolated apprentices, as defined in Section 3074 of the Labor Code, for which alternative methods of instruction are provided.

(d) The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall make the reimbursements specified in this section for teaching time provided by local educational agencies.

(e) The hours for related and supplemental instruction derived from funds appropriated pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 8150 shall be allocated by the Chancellor of California Community Colleges directly to participating local educational agencies that contract with apprenticeship programs pursuant to subdivision (f).

(f) Reimbursements may be made under this section for related and supplemental instruction provided to indentured apprentices only if the instruction is provided by a program approved by the Division of Apprenticeship Standards of the Department of Industrial Relations in accordance with Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 3070) of Division 3 of the Labor Code.

(g) The initial allocation of hours made pursuant to subdivision (e) for related and supplemental instruction at the beginning of a fiscal year, when multiplied by the hourly reimbursement rate, shall equal 100 percent of the total appropriation for apprenticeships. The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall notify participating local educational agencies of the initial allocation within 30 days of the enactment of the annual Budget Act.

(h) If funds remain from the appropriation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 8150, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall reimburse local educational agencies for unfunded related and supplemental instruction hours from any of the three previous fiscal years, in the following order:

(1) Reported related and supplemental instruction hours, as described in subdivision (b) of Section 8154, that were paid at a rate less than the hourly rate specified in the Budget Act.

(2) Reported related and supplemental instruction hours that were not reimbursed.

(i) The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges shall report to the California Apprenticeship Council within 30 days of each apportionment period the following information for each participating local educational agency:

(1) The number of related and supplemental instruction hours allocated to the local educational agency.

(2) The number of related and supplemental instruction hours reported by the local educational agency.

(3) At the final or recalculation apportionment, the hourly rate paid for related and supplemental instruction hours reported above the local educational agency’s initial allocation of hours for related and supplemental instruction.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 22, Sec. 1. Effective June 24, 2015.)

8153.5.
  

For purposes of the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Program, classes of related and supplemental instruction that qualify for funding pursuant to Section 8152 include, but are not limited to, classes that meet both of the following requirements:

(a) The classes are conducted at the workplace.

(b) The person providing instruction is qualified, by means of education or experience, as a journeyman and shares the responsibility for supervision of the apprentices participating in the classes with the certified community college or adult education coordinator.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 48, Sec. 5. Effective July 1, 2013.)

8154.
  

(a) The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, in consultation with the Division of Apprenticeship Standards of the Department of Industrial Relations and the Superintendent, shall annually review the amount of state funding necessary to provide the reimbursements specified in Section 8152, and shall include an estimate of required funds in its budget for each fiscal year.

(b) If the amounts appropriated in any fiscal year are insufficient to provide full reimbursement, the hourly rate specified pursuant to Section 8152 shall be reduced on a pro rata basis only for reported hours that are in excess of the number of hours allocated at the beginning of the fiscal year so that the entire appropriation is allocated.

(c) If the amount appropriated is in excess of the amounts needed for full reimbursement pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 8152, any excess shall be allocated to local educational agencies to be used for the purpose of the state general apportionment.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 357, Sec. 11. Effective September 26, 2013.)

8155.
  

(a) The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges and the Division of Apprenticeship Standards of the Department of Industrial Relations, in consultation with the Superintendent, shall jointly develop a model format for agreements between apprenticeship programs and local educational agencies for instruction pursuant to Section 3074 of the Labor Code.

(b) By March 14, 2014, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges and the Division of Apprenticeship Standards of the Department of Industrial Relations, with equal participation by local educational agencies and community college apprenticeship administrators, shall develop common administrative practices and treatment of costs and services, as well as other policies related to apprenticeship programs. Any policies developed pursuant to this subdivision shall become operative upon approval by the California Apprenticeship Council.

(c) Apprenticeship programs offered through local educational agencies may maintain their existing curriculum and instructors separate from the requirements of the California Community Colleges. The person providing instruction may be a qualified journeyperson with experience and knowledge of the trade.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 71, Sec. 29. Effective January 1, 2015.)

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