(a) The Education Technology Grant Program of 2002 is hereby established to provide grants to eligible school districts, county offices of education, or charter schools for purposes of implementing and supporting a comprehensive system that effectively uses technology to improve pupil academic achievement.
(b) As used in this chapter, "using technology to improve pupil academic achievement" means using technology and technology-based resources that are aligned with state adopted instructional materials, curriculum frameworks, and academic content standards adopted by the State Board of Education as a fundamental tool for both teaching and learning throughout the curriculum to help pupils meet or exceed the state academic content standards adopted by the State Board of Education.
(c) For purposes of Part D of Title II of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Public Law 107-110), a formula grant of insufficient size is a formula grant of six thousand dollars ($6,000) or less in any fiscal year.
(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 681, Sec. 5.)