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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 8.7. CALIFORNIA NATIVE AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM [13040 - 13042]
  ( Part 8.7 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 870, Sec. 2. )

13040.
  

(a) The State Librarian shall expend the funds allocated for the purposes of this part to develop, in consultation with the State Department of Education and the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission related to history-social science curriculum framework and content standards, California Native American instructional resources for use in the public schools maintaining any combination of instructional settings from kindergarten to grade 12, inclusive.

(b) The State Librarian may award grants on a competitive basis or shall contract with instructional resource developers to prepare the instructional resources consistent with the state curriculum framework and content standards where the teaching of Native American history is identified, and shall consult with a broadly based group of experts to advise upon and review the instructional resources. The instructional resources shall be subject to Section 13041 and all other relevant statutes governing the content of educational materials prior to distribution to the public schools.

(c) In carrying out subdivision (b), the State Librarian is encouraged to do or enable each of the following, to the extent possible:

(1) Involve California Native Americans in the development of the instructional resources.

(2) Consult with local and regional consortia of organizations and individuals engaged in similar educational, research, and development efforts.

(3) Coordinate and collaborate with organizations and individuals engaging in similar educational, research, and development endeavors.

(4) Utilize creative and innovative methods and approaches in research for, and development of, the instructional resources.

(5) Seek matching funds, in-kind contributions, or other sources of support to supplement the funds provided in support of this part.

(6) Propose the use of a variety of media, including new technology and the arts, to creatively and strategically appeal to pupils while enhancing and enriching community-based educational efforts.

(7) Include scholarly inquiry related to the variety of experiences of California Native Americans.

(8) Add relevant materials to, or catalogue relevant materials in, libraries and other repositories for the creation, publication, and distribution of bibliographies, curriculum guides, oral histories, and other resource directories and supporting the continued development of scholarly work on this subject by making a broad range of archival, library, and research materials more accessible to the American public.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 870, Sec. 2. Effective October 14, 2001.)

13041.
  

(a) The State Librarian shall submit to the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission the instructional resources developed pursuant to Section 13040.

(b) The Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission shall hold a public hearing regarding the instructional resources and shall recommend them, along with any modifications that the commission determines to be appropriate, to the State Board of Education.

(c) (1) The State Board of Education shall hold a public hearing regarding the recommendation of the Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission pursuant to subdivision (b) and shall approve the instructional resources along with any modifications that the State Board of Education determines to be appropriate.

(2) The State Board of Education shall review the instructional resources approved pursuant to subdivision (c) in relation to the history-social science content standards adopted pursuant to Section 60605 and shall, at any subsequent revision, make adjustments, if any, to the content standards that it determines to be appropriate. The State Board of Education shall also ensure that the approved instructional resources are used as an advisory tool in developing the next revision of the history-social science curriculum framework and standards.

(d) Upon approval by the State Board of Education pursuant to subdivision (c), the instructional resources shall be made available to educators as efficiently and effectively as available funding will allow.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 870, Sec. 2. Effective October 14, 2001.)

13042.
  

On or before January 1, 2003, the State Librarian shall report to the Governor and the appropriate fiscal and policy committees of each house of the Legislature on the use of funds provided for the purposes of this part.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 870, Sec. 2. Effective October 14, 2001.)

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