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Education Code - EDC

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

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

DIVISION 4. INSTRUCTION AND SERVICES [46000 - 64100]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 27. PUPILS [48000 - 49704]

  ( Part 27 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 6. Pupil Rights and Responsibilities [48900 - 49051]

  ( Chapter 6 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 6. Athletic Programs [49020 - 49024]
  ( Article 6 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

49020.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature that opportunities for participation in interschool athletic programs in public high schools of the state be provided on as equal a basis as is practicable to male and female students. The costs of providing these equal opportunities may vary according to the type of sports contained within the respective male and female athletic programs. Additional sources of revenue should be determined to provide for these equal opportunity programs.

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

49021.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature that opportunities for participation in athletics be provided on an equitable basis to all students.

It is the further intent of the Legislature that females be given the same opportunity to participate in athletics and compete with other females in individual and team sports as is available to males who compete with other males in individual and team sports.

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

49022.
  

Insofar as practicable, in apportioning public funds school district governing boards shall apportion amounts available for athletics to ensure that equitable amounts will be allocated for all students, except that allowances may be made for differences in the costs of various athletic programs.

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

49023.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no public funds shall be used in connection with athletic programs conducted under the auspices of a school district governing board or any student organization within the district, which do not provide facilities and opportunities for participation by both sexes on an equitable basis. Facilities and opportunities for participation include, but are not limited to, equipment and supplies, scheduling of games and practice time, compensation for coaches, travel arrangements, per diem, locker rooms, and medical services.

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

49024.
  

(a) Prior to assuming a paid or volunteer position to work with pupils in a pupil activity program sponsored by a school district, all noncertificated candidates shall obtain an Activity Supervisor Clearance Certificate from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 44258.7.

(b) A pupil activity program sponsored by a school district includes, but is not limited to, scholastic programs, interscholastic programs, and extracurricular activities sponsored by a school district or school booster club, including, but not limited to, cheer team, drill team, dance team, and marching band.

(c) Volunteer supervisors for breakfast, lunch, or other nutritional periods pursuant to Sections 44814 and 44815, and nonteaching volunteer aides, as defined in Section 35021, under the immediate supervision and direction of certificated personnel of the district, shall not be required to obtain an Activity Supervisor Clearance Certificate. For purposes of this section, a nonteaching volunteer aide includes a parent volunteering in a classroom or on a field trip or a community member providing noninstructional services.

(d) Candidates may be issued a temporary certificate in accordance with Sections 44332 and 44332.5 while the application is being processed.

(e) This section does not apply to a candidate who is required by the school district to clear a Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal background check prior to beginning the paid or volunteer activities described in subdivision (a).

(f) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2010.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 52, Sec. 2. Effective July 9, 2010. Note: Operative date in subd. (f) originated in a prior version of this section.)

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