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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 30. SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS [56000 - 56865]

  ( Part 30 repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9. )

CHAPTER 4.5. Career and Vocational Education Programs, Transition Services, and Project Workability [56452 - 56474]

  ( Heading of Chapter 4.5 amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1484, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 1. Career and Vocational Education Programs [56452 - 56456]
  ( Heading of Article 1 added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1484, Sec. 4. )

56452.
  

The superintendent shall ensure that the state annually secures all federal funds available for career and vocational education of individuals with exceptional needs.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1484, Sec. 5.)

56453.
  

The superintendent and the Department of Rehabilitation shall enter into an interagency agreement to ensure that the state annually secures all federal funds available under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and that coordination in applying for, distributing, and using funds available under the Vocational Education Act, as amended, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Education For All Handicapped Children Act of 1975, (P.L. 94-142), as amended, including, but not limited to, application for, and use thereof, be provided.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1353, Sec. 67. Effective September 30, 1980.)

56454.
  

In order to provide local educational agencies with maximum flexibility to secure and utilize all federal funds available to enable those entities to meet the career and vocational needs of individuals with exceptional needs more effectively and efficiently, and to provide maximum federal funding to those agencies for the provision of that education, the Superintendent shall do all of the following:

(a) Provide necessary technical assistance to local educational agencies.

(b)  Establish procedures for these entities to obtain available federal funds.

(c) Apply for necessary waivers of federal statutes and regulations including, but not limited to, those governing federal career and vocational education programs.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 56, Sec. 75. Effective January 1, 2008.)

56456.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature that local educational agencies may use any state or local special education funds for approved vocational programs, services, and activities to satisfy the excess cost-matching requirements for receipt of federal vocational education funds for individuals with exceptional needs.

(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 179, Sec. 66. Effective January 1, 2009.)

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