On or before January 1 of each year, the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall furnish the commission with all of the following:
(a) A list of teaching fields that have the most critical shortage of teachers. The Superintendent shall review this list annually and revise the list as he or she deems necessary. The list of shortage areas furnished pursuant to this subdivision shall include the state special schools as a category separate from special education.
(b) A list of schools that serve a large population of pupils from low-income families, as designated for purposes of the Perkins Loan Program, or according to standards the Superintendent deems appropriate.
(c) A list of schools with a high percentage of teachers holding emergency-type permits. The list shall be established according to criteria determined by the Superintendent.
(d) A list of schools serving rural areas. The list shall be established according to standards deemed appropriate by the Superintendent.
(e) A list of schools ranked in the lowest two deciles on the Academic Performance Index.
(f) A list of high priority schools.
(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 516, Sec. 6.)