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Career Technical Education   

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The California State University and the University of California are requested to carry out all of the following responsibilities:

(a) If the department or another state agency develops a model career technical education curriculum that integrates academic and technical knowledge and skills, designate qualified representatives to offer their expertise in the development and establishment of that curriculum. This model curriculum shall incorporate provisions of the curriculum developed pursuant to subdivision (i) of Section 51220, as appropriate.

(b) If a school district or other local educational agency with schools maintaining kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, offers students an integrated model curriculum developed pursuant to subdivision (a), designate qualified representatives to offer their expertise to teachers and administrators in the delivery of that curriculum. School districts or other local educational agencies are also encouraged to seek the expertise of an advisory group that may include representatives from all of the following:

(1) Business and industry, related to career technical programs in kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive.

(2) Classroom teachers in career technical education.

(3) School administrators.

(4) The California State University and the University of California.

(5) Parents.

(c) On or before July 1, 2011, develop an online resource that lists the academic and technical courses offered at each of the 109 community colleges in this state that, when completed by high school students, satisfy one of the subject area requirements of the "a-g" admission requirements of the University of California, and link this information to the career technical education Web site pages created in accordance with Section 52499.66.

(d) On or before July 1, 2011, develop an online resource that posts the existence and terms of agreements made between local high schools and individual university campuses that grant university credit or advanced standing to students who complete specified high school pathway programs to study, and link this information to the career technical education Web site pages created in accordance with Section 52499.66.

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 650, Sec. 2.)

Reference:

Education Code 51220

Education Code 52499.66