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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 28. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS [51000 - 53315]

  ( Part 28 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 1. Education Program [51000 - 51057]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 4. Enforcement of Courses of Study [51050 - 51057]
  ( Article 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

51050.
  

The governing board of every school district shall enforce in its schools the courses of study and the use of textbooks and other instructional materials prescribed and adopted by the proper authority.

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

51053.
  

The course of study for preschool, kindergarten, grades 1 through 6, and grades 7 and 8 of those elementary districts maintaining grades 7 and 8, shall be prescribed and enforced by the governing board. The governing board of any school district may cooperate with the county board of education and the county superintendent of schools in the development of the courses of study required by this section.

The development of any course of study by a school district governing board which involves the cooperation of the county board of education and the county superintendent of schools is a proper charge against whatever funds the county superintendent of schools may have for this purpose.

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

51054.
  

Except as provided in Section 51053, the course of study for grades 7 through 12 shall be prepared under the direction of the governing board having control thereof and shall be subject to approval as may be required by the state board.

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

51055.
  

Courses for continuation high schools shall be prepared under the direction of the governing board having control thereof. Insofar as possible courses shall meet the high school requirements set forth in Sections 51220 and 51222.

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

51056.
  

A course of study for each adult school shall be prepared under the direction of the governing board of the district maintaining the adult school and shall be subject to approval of the Department of Education.

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

51057.
  

Upon request of the governing board of any school district, the State Board of Education may, for a number of years to be specified by the board, grant the district exemption from one or more of the course of study requirements set forth in this division. The exemption may be renewed. Such exemption may be granted only if the board deems that the request made is an essential part of a planned experimental curriculum project which the board determines will adequately fit the educational needs and interests of the pupils.

The request for exemption shall include all of the following elements:

(a) Rationale for the planned experimental curriculum project.

(b) Objectives of the planned experimental curriculum project.

(c) Plans for the administration and conduct of the planned experimental curriculum project, including the use of personnel, facilities, time, techniques, and activities.

(d) Plans for testing and evaluation of the planned experimental curriculum project.

(e) Plans for necessary revisions, if any, of the planned experimental curriculum project.

(f) Plans for reporting to the State Board of Education on the planned experimental curriculum project.

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

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