The statewide subject matter projects shall accomplish all of the following goals:
(a) Create opportunities for researchers, higher education faculty, and elementary and secondary school faculty to work together to accomplish all of the following:
(1) Identify exemplary teaching practices.
(2) Examine and develop research on learning, knowledge, and educational materials.
(3) Provide support to teachers to develop and enhance the content knowledge and pedagogical skills necessary to implement State Board of Education standards or curriculum frameworks adopted pursuant to Sections 51226, 60605, 60605.1, 60605.2, 60605.3, and 60605.8 and any subsequently adopted standards or curriculum frameworks.
(4) In partnership with the University of California Curriculum Integration Institute or other appropriate entities, provide teachers with support in the implementation of career-oriented, integrated academic and technical courses that meet course requirements for admission to the University of California and the California State University, and align with high-priority industry sectors as determined pursuant to paragraph (4) of subdivision (a) of Section 99200.
(b) Collect the necessary data to perform the evaluation required by subdivision (c) of Section 99200.
(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 632, Sec. 3.)