Chapter 8.9. The Education Technology Grant Act Of 2002
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following:
(a) The federal Enhancing Education Through Technology Act of 2001, Part D of Title II of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Public Law 107-110), provides resources to California with the primary goal to improve pupil academic achievement through the use of technology in elementary schools and secondary schools.
(b) It is the intent of the Legislature that California use the funding provided under the federal Enhancing Education Through Technology Act in a manner consistent with federal law to improve pupil academic achievement, with emphasis on using the funding to prepare pupils to enter high school with the academic and technology literacy skills to support success in high school, as well as to assist in the acquisition, development, interconnection, implementation, improvement, and maintenance of an effective educational technology infrastructure in a manner that expands access to technology for pupils, particularly for disadvantaged pupils, and teachers.
(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 582, Sec. 1.)