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Chapter 3. Audits of California K-12 Local Education Agencies Article 3. State Compliance Procedures: Local Education Agencies Other Than Charter Schools Teacher Certification and Misassignments   

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For fiscal year 2011-12 and following, perform the following audit steps:

(a) For each teacher selected pursuant to subparagraph (c)(3) of Section 19817.2, test to determine whether the teacher possessed a valid certification document.

(b) If any teacher did not possess a valid certification document, calculate the penalty or penalties pursuant to the provisions of Education Code Section 45037 and include the actual calculation in an audit finding in the Findings and Recommendations section.

(c) For each teacher selected pursuant to subparagraph (c)(3) of Section 19817.2, test to determine whether the teacher was assigned to teach in a position

(1) consistent with the authorization of his or her certification document, or

(2) otherwise authorized by law pursuant to

(A) a governing board resolution in conformance with the provisions of any of subdivision (b) of Education Code Section 44256, Section 44258.2, Section 44258.3, or Section 44263, or

(B) approval of a committee on assignments pursuant to the provisions of subdivision (c) or (d) of Education Code Section 44258.7.

(d) If any teacher selected pursuant to subparagraph (c)(3) of Section 19817.2 was assigned to teach a class in which more than 20 percent of the pupils were English learners, determine whether the teacher was authorized to instruct limited-English-proficient pupils pursuant to the provisions of Education Code Section 44253.3, 44253.4, or 44253.10.

(e) If any teacher was assigned to teach in a position for which he or she was not authorized, include a finding in the Findings and Recommendations section of the audit report.

Authority cited:

Education Code 14502.1

Reference:

Education Code 14501

Education Code 14502.1

Education Code 14503

Education Code 41020

(Amended by Register 2011, No. 33.)