The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall establish procedures within the State Department of Education to accomplish all of the following:
(a) Annually identify the critical needs for which effective educational programs and practices are to be identified, developed, and disseminated to public schools.
(b) Coordinate the identification and development of effective programs and practices with appropriate offices in the State Department of Education, schools, school districts, county offices of education, institutions of higher education, the Legislature, business and industry, and the community.
(c) Ensure that all programs developed under this article are objectively evaluated for impact on pupil learning, cost effectiveness, and the overall instructional program.
(d) Develop and implement procedures to ensure that educators throughout the state are made aware of the effective programs and practices identified under this article.
(e) Periodically prepare and report information about project results to the Legislative Analyst.
(f) Identify and coordinate appropriate federal and private funding to support the development and dissemination of projects and programs identified under this article.
(g) Establish, where appropriate, project partnerships with other public and private agencies, including business and industry, for the purposes of this article.
(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1636, Sec. 1.5.)