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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

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

DIVISION 8. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY [89000 - 90520]

  ( Heading of Division 8 amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 143, Sec. 87. )

PART 55. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY [89000 - 90520]

  ( Heading of Part 55 amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 143, Sec. 88. )

CHAPTER 4.6. Center for African-American Education Excellence and Achievement [89430 - 89436]
  ( Chapter 4.6 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1277, Sec. 1. )

89430.
  

The trustees may establish the Center for African-American Educational Excellence and Achievement. It is the intent of the Legislature that the center be located near the Compton and Watts areas of Los Angeles. Accordingly the center shall be established at California State University Dominguez Hills, the campus in closest proximity to these areas.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1277, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)

89432.
  

(a) The purpose and mission of the center is to further the education of students and to develop pedagogical materials, procedures, and programs designed to increase the learning skills of African-Americans.

(b) The center may engage in research, training, and development relative to the promotion of educational excellence among African-Americans. In addition, the center may serve as a national repository of information on effective African-American teaching methodology.

(c) If the center is established, its research shall be concentrated in the following areas relating to African-Americans:

(1) Problems and issues which affect the failure or success of African-American students.

(2) The elements of an effective educational program.

(3) The impact of educational reform movements on African-American students and teachers.

(4) Development of strategies which facilitate and promote African-American achievement.

(5) Development of techniques that integrate culture into educational practice.

(6) Continual curriculum development and effective instructional strategies.

(7) The development and implementation of culturally sensitive teacher and staff training programs.

(8) The creation and implementation of parent-community-school coalitions for the purpose of facilitating teaching and learning.

(9) Intervention studies that address access and retention problems experienced by African-American students.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1277, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)

89434.
  

(a) If the center is established the Chancellor of the California State University shall appoint an advisory board to the Center for African-American Educational Excellence and Achievement, which shall recommend goals, objectives, and priorities for the center.

(b) The members of the advisory board shall serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties in accordance with the regulations and guidelines of the California State University.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1277, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)

89436.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature that the Center for African-American Educational Excellence and Achievement be funded by a variety of sources, including grants, contributions, and appropriations from federal, state, local, or private sources.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1277, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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