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Education Code - EDC

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

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

DIVISION 3. LOCAL ADMINISTRATION [35000 - 45460]

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

PART 21. LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES [35000 - 35787]

  ( Part 21 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 2. Governing Boards [35100 - 35401]

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

ARTICLE 10. School Maintenance [35290 - 35293]
  ( Article 10 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

35290.
  

The governing board of any school district shall maintain schools and classes as provided by law.

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

35291.
  

The governing board of any school district shall prescribe rules not inconsistent with law or with the rules prescribed by the State Board of Education, for the government and discipline of the schools under its jurisdiction. The governing board of each school district which maintains any of grades 1 through 12, inclusive, may, at the time and in the manner prescribed by Sections 48980 and 48981, notify the parent or guardian of all pupils registered in schools of the district of the availability of rules of the district pertaining to student discipline.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1032, Sec. 2. Effective September 28, 2002.)

35291.5.
  

(a) On or before December 1, 1987, and at least every four years thereafter, each public school may, at its discretion, adopt rules and procedures on school discipline applicable to the school. For schools that choose to adopt rules pursuant to this article, the school discipline rules and procedures shall be consistent with any applicable policies adopted by the governing board and state statutes governing school discipline. In developing these rules and procedures, each school shall solicit the participation, views, and advice of one representative selected by each of the following groups:

(1) Parents.

(2) Teachers.

(3) School administrators.

(4) School security personnel, if any.

(5) For junior high schools and high schools, pupils enrolled in the school.

Meetings for the development of the rules and procedures should be developed and held within the school’s existing resources, during nonclassroom hours, and on normal schooldays.

The final version of the rules and procedures on school discipline with attendant regulations may be adopted by a panel comprised of the principal of the school, or his or her designee, and a representative selected by classroom teachers employed at the school.

It shall be the duty of each employee of the school to enforce the rules and procedures on school discipline adopted under this section.

(b) The governing board of each school district may prescribe procedures to provide written notice to continuing pupils at the beginning of each school year and to transfer pupils at the time of their enrollment in the school and to their parents or guardians regarding the school discipline rules and procedures adopted pursuant to subdivision (a).

(c) Each school may file a copy of its school discipline rules and procedures with the district superintendent of schools and governing board on or before January 1, 1988.

(d) The governing board may review, at an open meeting, the approved school discipline rules and procedures for consistency with governing board policy and state statutes.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1032, Sec. 3. Effective September 28, 2002.)

35291.7.
  

Additional employees may not be hired and substitute teachers may not be utilized in order to comply with the requirements of Sections 35291 and 35291.5.

(Added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 87, Sec. 2.5.)

35292.
  

The governing board of any school district shall visit each school in its district at least once each term, and examine carefully into the management, needs, and conditions of the schools. In any school district which employs district or city superintendents of schools, it shall either visit the schools or provide that they shall be visited by the district or city superintendent of schools or his assistants.

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

35292.5.
  

(a) Every public and private school maintaining any combination of classes from kindergarten to grade 12, inclusive, shall comply with all of the following:

(1) Every restroom shall at all times be maintained and cleaned regularly, fully operational and stocked at all times with toilet paper, soap, and paper towels or functional hand dryers.

(2) The school shall keep all restrooms open during school hours when pupils are not in classes, and shall keep a sufficient number of restrooms open during school hours when pupils are in classes.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), a school may temporarily close a restroom as necessary for pupil safety or as necessary to repair the facility.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 923, Sec. 17. Effective January 1, 2015.)

35293.
  

The governing board of any school district shall maintain all of the elementary day schools established by it, and all of the day high schools established by it with equal rights and privileges as far as possible.

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

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