The programs provided for by this chapter shall be afforded for pupils in grades 1 to 12, inclusive. The programs shall be administered under the direction of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and pursuant to rules and regulations of the State Board of Education that may be adopted to implement the provisions of this chapter. The rules and regulations of the State Board of Education shall prescribe minimum standards and criteria for all programs, and shall provide for the submission of periodic reports by all school districts participating in programs.
The programs authorized by this chapter may be consolidated or conducted in conjunction with other mathematics programs being conducted in the public schools, if the Superintendent of Public Instruction determines that evaluation of the programs authorized by this chapter is not rendered impracticable.
Mathematics specialists to be employed pursuant to Section 54317 shall be selected by the school districts based upon a list of teachers of proven mathematical attainment, submitted by the Regents of the University of California.
(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1452, Sec. 450.)