(a) No later than June 1, 2001, the State Board of Education shall adopt content standards, pursuant to recommendations developed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, in the curriculum area of visual and performing arts.
(b) The content standards are intended to provide a framework for programs that a school may offer in the instruction of visual or performing arts. Nothing in this section shall be construed to require a school to follow the content standards.
(c) Nothing in this section shall be construed as mandating an assessment of pupils in visual or performing arts.
(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 432, Sec. 2.)