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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 2. Early Education Act [8200 - 8488]

  ( Heading of Chapter 2 amended by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 8. Local Programs [8265 - 8272.5]
  ( Article 8 heading added by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 83. )

8265.
  

The governing board of any school district or a county superintendent of schools with the approval of the county board of education is authorized to establish and maintain preschool programs upon the approval of, and subject to the regulations of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

(Added by renumbering Section 8320 by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 145. (AB 131) Effective July 23, 2021.)

8266.
  

(a) The county superintendent of schools in each county, with the approval of the county board of education and the Superintendent of Public Instruction, shall have the authority to establish and maintain preschool programs and centers in the same manner and to the same extent as governing boards of school or community college districts, except that nothing in this section shall be construed as vesting in the county superintendents of schools any authority to alone effect the levy and collection of any county, school, or other local taxes for the support of any preschool programs.

(b) The establishment and maintenance of any preschool program by the county superintendent of schools shall be undertaken, subject to the prior approval of both the county board of education and the Superintendent of Public Instruction, upon the application of one or more school districts under the county superintendent’s jurisdiction.

(Added by renumbering Section 8321 by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 146. (AB 131) Effective July 23, 2021.)

8267.
  

The governing board of any school district or the county superintendent of schools may do the following:

(a) Accommodate in a preschool facility maintained by it children residing in another district, upon terms and under conditions agreed upon by the governing boards of both districts.

(b) Permit the use of, and furnish maintenance for, buildings, grounds, and equipment, and the use of existing administrative personnel for the purposes of this chapter.

(c) Adopt reasonable rules and regulations governing the preschool services or facilities maintained by it that are not in conflict with law or the standards and regulations established for child development services by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

(Added by renumbering Section 8322 by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 147. (AB 131) Effective July 23, 2021.)

8268.
  

The employees of school districts or community college districts, or county superintendents of schools in preschool services under this division shall have the same rights and privileges as are granted to employees of the same agencies in children’s centers.

(Added by renumbering Section 8324 by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 148. (AB 131) Effective July 23, 2021.)

8269.
  

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, a public or private agency, a school district, a community college district or a county superintendent of schools operating preschool facilities may enter into an agreement with the Employment Development Department that will provide an opportunity to participants in work incentive programs under Division 2 (commencing with Section 5000) of the Unemployment Insurance Code for training in child development facilities. Training pursuant to that agreement shall have the objective of preparation for a career in the field of child development.

(Added by renumbering Section 8326 by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 150. (AB 131) Effective July 23, 2021.)

8270.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the governing board of a school district or community college district, county superintendent of schools, or other unit of local general purpose government may enter into agreements with any city, city and county, or other public agency, or with a private foundation, nonprofit corporation, or proprietary agency for the furnishing to, or use by, the governing board, county superintendent of schools, or other unit of local general purpose government in carrying out the provisions of this chapter, of property, facilities, personnel, supplies, equipment and other necessary items and such city, county, city and county, other public agency, or private foundation or nonprofit corporation, is authorized to enter into such agreements.

(Added by renumbering Section 8327 by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 151. (AB 131) Effective July 23, 2021.)

8271.
  

(a) The governing board of any school district or the county superintendent of schools shall establish in the county treasury a fund to be known as the “child development fund” into which shall be paid all funds received by the district or the county for, or from the operation of, preschool services under this chapter. The costs incurred in the maintenance and operation of preschool services shall be paid from the fund, with accounting to reflect specific funding sources.

(b) Funds of a district derived from the receipt of district taxes or derived from moneys apportioned to the district for the support of schools thereof, in addition to state moneys appropriated for the support of preschool services, fees, and federal funds, may be expended for, or in connection with, preschool services.

(Added by renumbering Section 8328 by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 152. (AB 131) Effective July 23, 2021.)

8272.
  

The governing board of any school district maintaining a preschool program may include in its budget the amount necessary to initiate, operate, and maintain a preschool program pursuant to this chapter and the board of supervisors shall levy a school district tax necessary to raise that amount. The tax shall be in addition to any other school district tax authorized by law to be levied.

(Added by renumbering Section 8329 by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 153. (AB 131) Effective July 23, 2021.)

8272.5.
  

Community college districts that levied child development permissive override taxes pursuant to Section 8272 and former Section 8330 in the 1977–78 fiscal year and received fiscal relief pursuant to Chapter 282 of the Statutes of 1979 to compensate for the loss of permissive override taxes shall not receive reimbursement for childcare services from the Superintendent of Public Instruction in excess of 75 percent of the standard reimbursement rate for campus childcare programs. Campus childcare programs operated by the University of California, the California State University, and community colleges that did not levy a permissive override tax in the 1977–78 fiscal year shall receive reimbursement from the Superintendent of Public Instruction that equals 100 percent of the standard reimbursement rate for campus childcare and development programs.

(Added by renumbering Section 8330 by Stats. 2021, Ch. 116, Sec. 154. (AB 131) Effective July 23, 2021.)

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