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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 5. Authorized Classes and Courses of Instruction [51700 - 51879.9]

  ( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 7.5. Genetic Diseases and Disorders Instruction [51780 - 51782]
  ( Article 7.5 added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 685, Sec. 1. )

51780.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this article to generate and encourage the development of educational programs for the prevention of genetic diseases, disorders, and birth defects, in grades 7 through 12, and thereby to reduce the annual incidence of genetic diseases, disorders, and birth defects through preventive educational programs.

(Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 685, Sec. 1. Effective September 23, 1981.)

51781.
  

(a) The department shall prepare, and distribute to school districts, guidelines and plans for the preparation of comprehensive educational programs for the prevention of genetic diseases, disorders, and birth defects, and, in cooperation with those county offices of education that desire to participate, shall assist school districts in developing comprehensive genetic diseases and disorders plans and programs.

(b) For the purposes set forth in subdivision (a), the department shall conduct, on an annual basis, at least 25 workshops and training programs for approximately 2,500 school district teams of certified school personnel, using instructional materials, curricula, and guidelines developed by the department for dissemination at training programs conducted during the year.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 186, Sec. 51. Effective January 1, 2017.)

51782.
  

The instructional program in genetic diseases and disorders shall provide pupils with practical information concerning, but not limited to, the following elements:

(a) Genetics.

(b) Maternal and prenatal health care.

(c) Transmission of genetic diseases and disorders.

(d) Human development.

(e) Nutrition.

(f) Effects of environmental factors on human development.

(Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 685, Sec. 1. Effective September 23, 1981.)

EDCEducation Code - EDC7.5.