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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 2. Required Courses of Study [51200 - 51284]

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

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [51200 - 51206]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

51200.
  

Except as otherwise provided, the provisions contained in this chapter are the requirements for courses of study in grades 1 through 12.

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

51202.
  

The adopted course of study shall provide instruction at the appropriate elementary and secondary grade levels and subject areas in personal and public safety and accident prevention, including emergency first aid instruction, instruction in hemorrhage control, treatment for poisoning, resuscitation techniques, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation when appropriate equipment is available; fire prevention; the protection and conservation of resources, including the necessity for the protection of our environment; and health, including venereal disease and the effects of alcohol, narcotics, drugs, and tobacco upon the human body. The health instruction may include prenatal care for pregnant women and violence as a public health issue.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1065, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1993.)

51203.
  

Instruction upon the nature of alcohol, narcotics, restricted dangerous drugs as defined in Section 11032 of the Health and Safety Code, and other dangerous substances and their effects upon the human system as determined by science shall be included in the curriculum of all elementary and secondary schools. Instruction on the effects of alcohol, narcotics, restricted dangerous drugs as defined in Section 11032 of the Health and Safety Code, and other dangerous substances upon prenatal development as determined by science shall be included in the curriculum of all secondary schools. The governing board of the district shall adopt regulations specifying the grade or grades and the course or courses in which the instruction with respect to alcohol, narcotics, restricted dangerous drugs as defined in Section 11032 of the Health and Safety Code, and other dangerous substances shall be included. All persons responsible for the preparation or enforcement of courses of study shall provide for instruction on the subjects of alcohol, narcotics, restricted dangerous drugs as defined in Section 11032 of the Health and Safety Code, and other dangerous substances.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 540, Sec. 1.)

51204.
  

Any course of study adopted pursuant to this division shall be designed to fit the needs of the pupils for which the course of study is prescribed.

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

51204.5.
  

Instruction in social sciences shall include the early history of California and a study of the role and contributions of both men and women, Native Americans, African Americans, Mexican Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, European Americans, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans, persons with disabilities, and members of other ethnic and cultural groups, to the economic, political, and social development of California and the United States of America, with particular emphasis on portraying the role of these groups in contemporary society.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 81, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2012.)

51205.
  

Pupils enrolled in a year-round school pursuant to Part 22 (commencing with Section 37000) shall have access, as necessary, to an equal educational opportunity as provided during summer school to pupils enrolled in regular school year programs.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1334, Sec. 2.)

51206.
  

The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the physical fitness and motor development of children in the public elementary schools is of equal importance to that of other elements of the curriculum.

The Legislature further finds that, in order to improve the level of physical education in the elementary grades, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall, through the regular budget process, employ an elementary physical education specialist to develop model curriculum standards in physical education for grades 1 to 8, inclusive, provide technical assistance to teachers, and assist school districts in the development of their physical education programs.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1590, Sec. 1.)

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