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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  ( Part 30 repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9.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 7.2. Special Education Funding [56836 - 56845]

  ( Chapter 7.2 added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 854, Sec. 65. )

ARTICLE 6. Program Specialists and Administration of Regionalized Operations and Services [56836.23 - 56836.31]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 854, Sec. 65. )

56836.23.
  

Each special education local plan area shall dedicate a portion of the funds it receives pursuant to Section 56836.10 for regionalized operations and services and the direct instructional support of program specialists. As a condition of receiving those funds, the special education local plan area shall ensure that all functions listed below are performed in accordance with the description set forth in its local plan adopted pursuant to Section 56205:

(a) Coordination of the special education local plan area and the implementation of the local plan.

(b) Coordinated system of identification and assessment.

(c) Coordinated system of procedural safeguards.

(d) Coordinated system of staff development and parent and guardian education.

(e) Coordinated system of curriculum development and alignment with the core curriculum.

(f) Coordinated system of internal program review, evaluation of the effectiveness of the local plan, and implementation of a local plan accountability mechanism.

(g) Coordinated system of data collection and management.

(h) Coordination of interagency agreements.

(i) Coordination of services to medical facilities.

(j) Coordination of services to licensed children’s institutions and foster family homes.

(k) Preparation and transmission of required special education local plan area reports.

(l) Fiscal and logistical support of the community advisory committee.

(m) Coordination of transportation services for individuals with exceptional needs.

(n) Coordination of career and vocational education and transition services.

(o) Assurance of full educational opportunity.

(p) Fiscal administration and the allocation of state and federal funds pursuant to Section 56836.01.

(q) Direct instructional program support that may be provided by program specialists in accordance with Section 56368.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 48, Sec. 56. Effective July 1, 2013.)

56836.29.
  

If special education local plan areas reorganize, including by merger or division, the department shall adjust rates for payments to and from the resulting special education local plan areas so that overall funding neither increases nor decreases from what it would have been before the reorganization.

(Added by Stats. 2017, Ch. 15, Sec. 61. Effective June 27, 2017.)

56836.31.
  

To accomplish the activities set forth in Section 56836.23, supplemental funds shall be apportioned to special education local plan areas that are designated as necessary small special education local plan areas in accordance with Section 56212 and that report fewer than 15,000 units of average daily attendance.

(a) For 2013–14 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter, the Superintendent shall allocate this supplemental amount based on the following computations:

(1) Calculate the difference between the number of units of average daily attendance reported for the necessary small special education local plan area for the current fiscal year and 15,000 units of average daily attendance.

(2) Multiply the amount calculated in paragraph (1) by the rate calculated in subdivision (b).

(b) For the 2013–14 fiscal year, the supplemental rate per unit of average daily attendance shall be fifteen dollars ($15). For the 2014–15 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter, the supplemental rate per unit of average daily attendance shall be fifteen dollars ($15) multiplied by one plus the inflation factor computed pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 42238.1 for the current fiscal year.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 48, Sec. 60. Effective July 1, 2013.)

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