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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 3. Adult Education [8500 - 8538]

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

ARTICLE 3. Functions of Continuing Education Programs [8530 - 8538]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

8530.
  

Adult basic education is the responsibility of high school and unified school districts except in those instances where by mutual agreement the responsibility is assigned to a community college district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

8531.
  

The high school diploma program is the responsibility of the high school and unified school districts, but courses leading to a high school diploma may be offered by a community college district pursuant to a mutual agreement.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

8532.
  

Vocational and occupational training and retraining programs for adults may be made available in high school, unified, and community college districts by mutual agreement.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

8533.
  

Adult continuing education, including but not limited to, parent education, consumer education, civic education, education in special fields, and education in the arts and the humanities, may be made available in high school, unified, and community college districts by mutual agreement.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

8534.
  

Programs for adults involving postsecondary programs that meet the standards prescribed by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges for credit and noncredit courses are the responsibility of community college districts.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1372, Sec. 78.)

8535.
  

(a) When governing boards agree to transfer an existing program all legal and contractual obligations of either or both districts under the program shall be clearly stated, with appropriate time requirements, in the written transfer agreement approved by the affected governing boards.

(b) The written transfer agreement approved pursuant to subdivision (a) shall specify the number of units of average daily attendance and the revenue per unit of average daily attendance proposed to be transferred from the district with the existing program. A true copy of the transfer agreement shall be forwarded to the Superintendent of Public Instruction or the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, or both, as appropriate, no later than three months prior to the effective date of the program transfer.

(c) When part or all of an existing program of a high school or unified school district is to be transferred to a community college district by mutual agreement of the affected governing boards, the transfer agreement shall specify that only courses that qualify as community college noncredit education under Section 84711 shall be transferred. A true copy of the complete transfer agreement shall be forwarded by the community college district to the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges as specified in subdivision (b).

When part or all of an existing program of a community college district is transferred to a high school or unified school district by mutual agreement of the affected governing boards, the transfer agreement shall specify that only those adult education courses that are described under Section 41976 shall be transferred. A true copy of the complete transfer agreement shall be forwarded by the high school or unified school district to the Superintendent of Public Instruction as specified in subdivision (b).

(d) The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges and the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall jointly verify and approve the courses, the units of average daily attendance, and the revenue per unit of average daily attendance, including applicable inflation adjustment, if any, to be transferred under this section. Additional units of average daily attendance reported by the community college district, or the high school or unified school district, as a result of the transfer shall not be subject to any statutory limitations on fundable increases in average daily attendance, but shall be subject in subsequent years to statutory calculations of noncredit base revenue and units of average daily attendance of the community college district, or the adult base revenue and units of average daily attendance of the high school or unified school district, as applicable.

(e) The Chancellor of the California Community Colleges and the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall jointly determine the amount of apportionment to be transferred or reappropriated, pursuant to subdivision (d), from the affected Budget Act appropriation of the State School Fund by multiplying the units of average daily attendance to be transferred by the revenue limit per unit of average daily attendance of the transferring district at the time of the transfer. The chancellor and the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall submit appropriate budget documents to the Department of Finance for approval of the transfer of funds from the applicable appropriation. The Director of Finance shall approve that transfer.

(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 1123, Sec. 9.)

8536.
  

The governing board of every district affected by this chapter shall make all reasonable efforts to reach a mutual agreement when such an agreement is required and shall develop procedures for this purpose.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

8537.
  

If a mutual agreement cannot be reached by the district governing boards, the points of disagreement shall be resolved by the State Board of Education and the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

8538.
  

Effective July 1, 1977, (a) for noncredit classes or programs offered in community colleges pursuant to this chapter, average daily attendance for state apportionment purposes shall only be calculated for such classes or programs which by mutual agreement are the responsibility of the community colleges pursuant to Sections 8530 and 8531; and (b) for noncredit classes or programs offered in the community colleges and for classes for adults offered in high schools or adult schools pursuant to this chapter, average daily attendance for state apportionment purposes shall only be calculated for such classes or programs which by mutual agreement are the responsibility of the community colleges or of the high school or unified school districts pursuant to Sections 8532 and 8533.

(Enacted by Stats. 1978, Ch. 380.)

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