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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 5. GENERAL PROVISIONS [66000 - 70110]

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

PART 40. DONAHOE HIGHER EDUCATION ACT [66000 - 67400]

  ( Part 40 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 2. General Provisions [66010 - 66093.3]

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

ARTICLE 8. English Proficiency in Higher Education [66080 - 66083]
  ( Heading of Article 8 renumbered from Article 7 (as added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 200, Sec. 2) by Stats. 2015, Ch. 303, Sec. 112. )

66080.
  

This article shall be known, and may be cited, as the “English Proficiency in Higher Education Act.”

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 200, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1996.)

66081.
  

“Instructional faculty,” for purposes of this article, means every member of an institution of public higher education, other than visiting faculty, but including graduate teaching assistants, who teach one or more undergraduate credit courses at a campus of that institution within this state except courses that are designed to be taught predominantly in a foreign language, and elective, special arrangement courses, such as individualized instruction and independent study courses.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 200, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1996.)

66082.
  

(a) Each institution of public higher education shall evaluate its instructional faculty for oral and written proficiency in the English language in the classroom. In an institution where a majority of the students speak English, if a member of the instructional faculty is unable to demonstrate proficiency in oral or written communication, he or she shall be required to improve oral and written communication skills through courses, workshops, or programs specifically designed for this purpose.

(b) Each institution shall determine its own method or process of evaluating the language proficiency of its faculty.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 200, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1996.)

66083.
  

This article does not apply to the California Community Colleges.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 200, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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