(a) The state board shall maintain regulations governing the following areas:
(1) Procedures that school district governing boards shall use in identifying gifted and talented pupils who are eligible for the program and in providing programs pursuant to this chapter.
(2) Definitions of special day classes, part-time grouping, enrichment activities, cluster grouping, independent study, acceleration, postsecondary education opportunities, and other programs that the state board deems appropriate.
(3) Establishment of allowable indirect cost expenditures that may be funded by gifted and talented program funds.
(4) Other areas that the state board deems necessary to implement fully the intent and provisions of this chapter.
(b) Upon the next revision of the criteria adopted pursuant to Section 52212, the state board shall adopt a standard for pupil identification to ensure the identification procedures of an applicant school district provide economically disadvantaged pupils and pupils of varying cultural backgrounds with full participation in the programs pursuant to this chapter.
(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 588, Sec. 1.)