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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 2. STATE ADMINISTRATION [33000 - 33596]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 20. STATE EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES [33000 - 33596]

  ( Part 20 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 3. State Department of Education [33300 - 33479.9]

  ( Heading of Chapter 3 amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1059, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 13. The California Stem Cell and Biotechnology Education and Workforce Development Act of 2009 [33475 - 33475.5]
  ( Article 13 added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 185, Sec. 2. )

33475.
  

This article shall be known, and may be cited, as the California Stem Cell and Biotechnology Education and Workforce Development Act of 2009.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 185, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2010.)

33475.1.
  

The purpose of this article is to establish stem cell and biotechnology education and workforce development as a state priority and to promote stronger links among these industry sectors, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and California public schools.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 185, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2010.)

33475.2.
  

For purposes of this article, the following definitions shall apply:

(a) “CIRM” means the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

(b) “Department” means the State Department of Education.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 185, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2010.)

33475.3.
  

The department, in consultation with the CIRM and representatives of the biotechnology industry, shall promote stem cell and biotechnology education and workforce development in the department’s existing programs, including, but not limited to, all of the following:

(a) The California Health Science Educators Institute.

(b) The Health Science Capacity Building Project.

(c) The California Partnership Academies, pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 54690) of Chapter 9 of Part 29 of Division 4.

(d) The regional science resource centers, pursuant to Chapter 3.6 (commencing with Section 44770) of Part 25 of Division 3.

(e) The California Career Resource Network, including the State Agency Partners Committee.

(f) Multiple pathway programs pursuant to Section 52372.5.

(g) The K-12 High Speed Network, pursuant to Section 11800, including its academic content platform.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 185, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2010.)

33475.4.
  

The department shall post on its Internet Web site, and as appropriate, on the Internet Web site created pursuant to Section 52499.66, information and links to information about the following:

(a) Biotechnology education programs, including, but not limited to, those identified by the biotech industry and industry-related organizations.

(b) The CIRM education initiatives and related stem cell education and workforce development programs.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 185, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2010.)

33475.5.
  

The department shall post on its Internet Web site links to the CIRM model curriculum on stem cell science and communicate to science teachers and school districts the availability of this curriculum.

(Added by Stats. 2009, Ch. 185, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2010.)

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