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Subchapter 24. American Indian Education Centers. Article 1. General Provisions. Definitions.   

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For purposes of the American Indian Education Center program, the following definitions shall apply:

(a) "Adult" means a person over the age of 18, residing in California, and who does not attend public school in California in kindergarten or grades 1 through 12, inclusive.

(b) "AIEC" means American Indian Education Center.

(c) "AIEOC" means American Indian Education Oversight Committee.

(d) "CDE" means California Department of Education.

(e) "Existing Center" means a center that is funded under Education Code sections 33370-33383 in the most recently funded year prior to or including the year that a new AIEC Request For Applications from CDE is released.

(f) "Grant year" means the period from October 1 through September 30 of the subsequent year.

(g) "Guardian" means a person who is not the mother or father but who has custody of an American Indian pupil who is enrolled in, and attends public school in California in kindergarten or grades 1 through 12, inclusive.

(h) "Incorporated American Indian Associations" means a California American Indian governed community-based organization that has received and maintains its non-profit status from the federal government and has current articles of incorporation on file with the state of California. It also means any tribally incorporated non-profit that either maintains separate non-profit status with the federal government or uses the incorporating tribal federal designation (P.L. 93-638).

(i) "Parent" means the mother or father of an American Indian pupil who is enrolled in, and attends public school in California in kindergarten or grades 1 through 12, inclusive.

(j) "Priority" means that an existing center shall receive funding as long as the center submits an application that meets the minimum criteria for funding and the center has completed and submitted all required reports for the current funding cycle.

(k) "Pupil" means an American Indian boy or girl who is enrolled in, and attends school in California in kindergarten or grades 1 through 12, inclusive.

(l) "RFA" means Request for Application.

(m) "SSPI" means the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

(n) "Service" means activities provided to promote the academic and cultural achievement of American Indian pupils as defined in Education Code section 33381.

(o) "Tribal Group" means any federally recognized tribal government including terminated California tribes.

Authority cited:

Education Code 33382

Reference:

Education Code 33382

(Amended by Register 2007, No. 43.)