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Program improvement school; community resource committee   

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(a) A "program improvement school" is an elementary school, a junior high school, or a high school designated as such by the district and approved by the State Board of Education.

(b) A "community resource committee" is a committee appointed by the director of each program improvement school at least one-half of the membership of which is made up of parents of children participating in the program. The committee shall assist the director and the director's staff to plan and implement the educational program, identify community resources which could be utilized in the program, and inform the community of the proposed program. The membership of the community resource committee may include, in addition to parents of children participating in the program, but need not be limited to:

(1) Parents of other pupils served by the school.

(2) Pupils enrolled in the school.

(3) Representatives of the community college, campus of the California State University, or university participating in the project.

(4) Other individuals representing business and industry, organized labor, and representatives of local law enforcement, welfare, and employment agencies.

(c) If a parent advisory committee has been established for the school pursuant to Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, the director may, at his or her election, designate it to serve as the community resource committee in lieu of the committee otherwise to be appointed pursuant to subdivision (b).

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 143, Sec. 39.)