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Qualifications to serve as regional social tolerance resource center   

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The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall designate nonprofit agencies to serve as regional social tolerance resource centers. In order to be eligible to be designated as a regional social tolerance resource center, a nonprofit agency shall demonstrate all of the following:

(a) A history of doing all of the following on a regional basis:

(1) Developing and operating a variety of high-quality interactive and multimedia exhibits on social tolerance, the Holocaust, and human rights.

(2) Providing teacher training activities and curricular materials.

(3) Providing educational services for elementary and secondary school pupils, with a special focus on pupils at risk of social violence.

(b) That the agency's current efforts would be improved qualitatively and quantitatively.

(c) Historic success in attracting private and public financial support for the development and use of its social tolerance exhibits and for its teacher training programs.

(d) That its exhibits would be cross-referenced to appropriate instructional materials and strategies used by public school teachers providing instruction in social tolerance.

(e) The ability to serve a minimum of 500 teachers each year in all grade levels.

(f) The ability to serve a minimum of 70,000 elementary and secondary pupils each year.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 308, Sec. 5.)