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Subchapter 4. English Language Learner Education. Community-Based English Tutoring (CBET) Programs.    

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In distributing funds authorized by Education Code sections 315, 315.5, 316, 316.5, and 317, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) shall allocate the funds and school districts shall disburse the funds at their discretion consistent with the following:

(a) The funds made available by Education Code sections 315, 315.5, 316, 316.5, and 317 shall be apportioned by the SSPI to school districts offering Community-Based English Tutoring (CBET) based upon the number of limited English proficient (LEP) pupils identified in the Annual Language Census Survey from the prior year.

(b) The governing boards of school districts may disburse these funds at their discretion to carry out the purposes of this section. School district governing boards shall require providers of adult English language instruction which receive funds authorized by Education Code sections 315, 315.5, 316, 316.5, and 317 to maintain evidence that adult program participants have pledged to provide personal English language tutoring to California school pupils with limited English proficiency.

(c) School districts may use these funds for expenses related to the CBET program, such as direct program services, community notification, transportation services, and background checks on CBET tutors as authorized by Education Code sections 35021-35021.4 and 45349.

Authority cited:

Education Code 316

Education Code 3303

Reference:

Education Code 313

Education Code 315

Education Code 315.5

Education Code 316

Education Code 316.5

Education Code 317

Education Code 35021

Education Code 35021.1

Education Code 35021.4

Education Code 45349

Education Code 52164

(Amended by Register 2008, No. 19.)