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Subchapter 5. Fund for the Improvement of Instruction. Article 1. General. Eligible Programs and Services.   

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Alternative educational programs and services eligible for funding under this chapter include, but are not limited to, those which promote improvement or innovation through:

(a) provision of instruction which is nontraditional as to its form, content, or methodology. Nontraditional instruction includes, but is not limited to, programs which involve:

(1) internships and experiential learning opportunities;

(2) individualized instructional contracts which require students to develop learning objectives;

(3) development of interpersonal skills; or

(4) independent study.

(b) program development, including but not limited to:

(1) efforts to address the special learning needs of educationally disadvantaged students; or

(2) educational services for new populations such as older or working adults; or

(c) faculty/staff development, including but not limited to:

(1) intersegmental summer programs including research projects and seminars;

(2) college programs bringing visiting scholars to local districts;

(3) interdisciplinary programs involving local noncollege institutions in the arts and sciences;

(4) intersegmental research and public information projects on topics of special concern to rural and urban California regarding the environment, social history, and culture; and

(5)"summerbridge"programs for the transition of faculty into college life.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901 (b) and (c)

Education Code 84381

Reference:

Education Code 84381

(Amended by Register 91, No. 48).