Any school may apply to establish a program improvement school provided all of the following conditions are met:
(a) Evidence that the proposed program improvement school meets the requirements of Section 54633, including evidence that the school district governing board has delegated to the director of the school all powers, duties and responsibilities defined in subdivision (d) of Section 54633.
(b) Evidence that the school district governing board intends to provide an entitlement for the proposed program improvement school to be allocated by the director for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the proposed program. The entitlement shall be equivalent to the total amount of resources from state and local funds which would otherwise be provided the school under the district's current budgeting procedures. The total amount of state support shall exclude state funds currently expended in the school under the provision of the Miller-Unruh Basic Reading Act, the Mathematics Improvement Program, and the State Compensatory Education Program.
(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)