The county board of education maintaining one or more schools established pursuant to this article shall appoint a board of admissions to these schools consisting of a representative of the welfare department, a representative of the juvenile probation department, two school district administrators, one member of the lay public, and designated members of the staff of the county superintendent of schools. The president of the county board of education and the county superintendent of schools shall be ex officio members of the board of admissions. The board of admissions may enlist the assistance of any other qualified persons for consultation, evaluation of the needs of students, and advice regarding the admission program. The chairman of the board of admissions shall be appointed by the county superintendent of schools.
If two or more counties agree to operate such a school jointly each county shall select its own board of admissions as otherwise provided in this section. Any reference in this article to the board of admissions is to the board established by the county in which the child is resident if the school is jointly operated by two or more counties.
(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)