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Division 9. Secretary for Education Chapter 1. Education Technology Grant Program. Report Regarding Projected Installed Base of Education Technology.   

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(a) No later than 30 days after the enactment of these regulations, school districts with eligible schools and eligible charter schools that choose to participate shall submit an application with the following information to their California Technology Assistance Project (CTAP) region. This application shall be signed and final approval will be granted as follows:

(1) an application for funding, indicating the district or charter school's willingness to accept the assurances requested under section 90006 of these regulations, subject to final approval as described below:

(A) For direct-funded charter schools, the application shall be signed by the director of the charter school, and final approval for accepting the grant under the assurances required by this program shall be given by the director of the charter school.

(B) For locally-funded charter schools, the application shall be signed by the director of the charter school and the final approval for accepting the grant under the assurances required by this program shall be given by the director of the charter schools and the governing board for the charter school.

(C) For all other schools, the application shall be signed by the superintendent or fiscal agent of the school district, and the final approval for accepting the grant under the assurances required by this program shall be given by the governing board of the school district.

(2) an inventory of technology at each eligible school site, including the number of computers available for instructional use as of October 4, 2000, the number of multimedia computers available for instructional use, the number of classrooms as of October 4, 2000, the number of classrooms with Internet access, the number of computers the eligible school expects to acquire through grants from Year 2, Year 3 or Year 4 of the Digital High School program or other known public or private sources, and the enrollment of the school as reported in the October 2000 California Basic Educational Data System collection.

(b) No later than 45 days after the enactment of these regulations, CTAP, in consultation with and under the statutory direction of the California Department of Education (CDE), pursuant to Section 51871(a) of the Education Code, shall review the applications for accuracy, verify consistency with existing data, and prepare a report for the Secretary for Education regarding the ratio of students to computers in eligible schools serving students in grades 9-12. The report shall have each of the following elements:

(1) Delivered both on paper and electronically, in a format that is acceptable to the Secretary for Education.

(2) Include the information collected from eligible schools pursuant to Section 90002(a) of these regulations.

(3) Calculate the student-to-multimedia computer ratios for each eligible school, in addition to an actual count of hardware, based on the data eligible schools report to CTAP.

(4) Detail the best projections of CTAP and CDE regarding expected increases in the hardware available for instructional use in each eligible school due to planned hardware installations as a result of Year 2, Year 3 or Year 4 Digital High School grants, as well as other public or private sources which are known as of October 1, 2000. This projection shall be known as "expected increases in hardware."

(5) A "projected ratio" of students-to-multimedia computers available for instructional use at eligible schools, derived by combining the "student-to-multimedia computer ratio" and the "expected increases to hardware".

Authority cited:

Education Code 52270

Reference:

Education Code 52270

(Amended by Register 2001, No. 13.)