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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 9. Career Technical Education [52300 - 52462]

  ( Heading of Chapter 9 amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 1058, Sec. 45. )

ARTICLE 7.5. Agricultural Career Technical Education Incentive Program [52460 - 52462]
  ( Heading of Article 7.5 amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 1058, Sec. 86. )

52460.
  

The governing board of a school district which operates an agricultural career technical education program may apply to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for an incentive grant, pursuant to this article, for the purpose of purchasing or leasing agricultural career technical education equipment.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 1058, Sec. 87. Effective January 1, 2001.)

52461.
  

The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall award grants to applicant school districts which meet the following requirements:

(a) The school district shall contribute an amount of funds equal to the amount of the grant to the purchase or lease of equipment for use in agricultural career technical education programs.

(b) The school district shall certify to the Superintendent of Public Instruction that the grant funds received and the matching funds contributed by the district shall be used solely for the purpose of purchasing or leasing equipment for use in agricultural career technical education programs.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 1058, Sec. 88. Effective January 1, 2001.)

52461.5.
  

(a) For purposes of this article, “agricultural career technical education equipment” shall mean any nonsalary item of expenditure, including, but not limited to, capital outlay, for approved agricultural career technical education programs.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any requirement of this article or any other provision chaptered during the 1983–84 fiscal year that school districts contribute local matching funds to be eligible for state funds for nonsalary costs of career technical agriculture programs may be waived by the Superintendent of Public Instruction if he or she finds that a matching requirement would create a financial hardship for any school district.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 1058, Sec. 89. Effective January 1, 2001.)

52462.
  

The State Board of Education may, with the advice of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, adopt rules and regulations governing the distribution of funds provided for purposes of this article and shall adopt criteria for assessing whether school districts have met the requirements of Section 52461.

(Amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1461, Sec. 24.)

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